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This trip is Guided allowing you to explore the area with the benefit of a knowledgeable ride leader and support.
This trip is ideal for Seasoned Cyclists.
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We can tailor this trip to meet your requirements. If you are looking for a different duration, itinerary or other services please enquire today and get a truly unique experience.

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TRIP HIGHLIGHT WHAT WE LOVE

From tropical jungles to northern mountains to ancient cities, you will get a a taste of Thai life cycling in this paradise. With stunning temples, rural authentic villages and endless countryside you'll explore two of Thailand's best known cities and get a truly magical cycling experience. Learn about the countries rich history when you explore two UNESCO World Heritage Sights, Khampeng Phet and Sukothai, also known as the "First Thai Kingdom". 

Departure dates:

​10 December 2017 – 20 December 2017
14 January 2018 – 24 January 2018
11 February 2018 – 21 February 2018
3 June 2018 – 13 June 2018 
7 October 2018 – 17 October 2018
9 December 2018 – 19 December 2018
DAY 1Arrival

Upon arrival, your bikes will be fitted before you depart for a warm up ride around Chiang Mai, allowing you to explore the area.

​Today's cycling is between 30-50km (dependent on a
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DAY 2Chiang Mai - Lampang

Cycle along an old highway and explore one of the oldest Chedis in Thailand which has high religious importance. Built in 1044, the Wat Phra That Hariphunchai is a gold Chedi with spectacular att...Show More

DAY 3Lampang - Uttaradit

Fill yourself up at breakfast and prepare for a challenging day! You'll conquer not one, not two but three sets of hills today with a large ride distance. The ascents can get steep so don't peak ...Show More

DAY 4Uttaradit - Sukhothai

Today you'll ride away from the tourist trail and commercial Thailand to discover hidden country roads. This undiscovered route is sheltered by palm trees, providing you with some much appreciate...Show More

DAY 5Sukhothai

Immerse yourself in another universe at this UNESCO World Heritage Sight. Composed of 193 ruins and countless Buddha statues, which are protected by three moats and four bridged ga...Show More

DAY 6Sukhothai - Kampaeng Phet

Another day of natural beauty prevails today as you cycle to Khampeng Phet, previously known as the "Diamond Wall City". This former military fortress is dressed in moss and flowers, giving it an...Show More

DAY 7Kampaeng Phet – Nakornsawan

Today you'll see how and why Thailand is renowned for its rice exportation en route to Nakorn Sawan, which takes you through the heart of Thai countryside. Peel your eyes for water buffalo and du...Show More

DAY 8Nakorn Sawan - Singburi

The scenery will switch between countryside and towns, which are a little more built up, as we draw closer to Bangkok. This will be a welcome change, but we will still find tine to stop in Ang Th...Show More

DAY 9Singburi - Ayutthaya

Today's cycling will take you to another historical park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the former capital of Ayutthaya, Siam. It was capital for 400 years but was sacked by the Burmese around 1...Show More

DAY 10Ayutthaya - Bangkok

The final day of cycling will take us to Bangkok, whilst for the last leg of cycling, we'll discover Bang Pa-In, the former summer residence of King Chulakorn. After a transfer to Thailand's curr...Show More

DAY 11Departure

Today you have free time to explore Bangkok before saying goodbye to your fellow cyclists and continue your onward travel.

11 DAYS
95 KM/DAY AVERAGE
THAILAND
WHAT’S THE WEATHER

AREA
INFORMATION

​Our ride from the north to the centre of Thailand snakes its way through areas undiscovered by virtually any tourist. Cycling on some of the most secluded and local roads in Thailand, we will pass through village after village unaccustomed to tourism. Witness first hand the simple life of Thailand’s countryside with the tranquility of rural Thailand that can only be experienced on 2 wheels.

The ride is challenging with climbs out of the countryside and long distances but you will be rewarded with some of the most picturesque and remarkable scenery anywhere in Asia.

Weather
INFORMATION

The dry season runs from November to June, with little if any rain expected throughout the region for much of this time. This makes cycling a real pleasure during these months, especially early in the year when the weather becomes very warm. Cycling can still be enjoyed from May to June during the early parts of the rainy season as the rains tend to be short downpours. August and September are usually too wet to cycle. 

PACKAGE DETAILS MORE INFORMATION

Your accommodation will be in a mixture of hotels, homestays, resorts and boutique residences.  
You will be met and collected at Chiang Mai International Airport to begin your ride and transferred to Suvarnabhumi Airport, just outside Bangkok for your return flights.  
Your trip will include all meals which consist of fresh, local cuisine but arrangements can be made if you have any particular dietary requirements. Bottled water as well as local fruits and refreshments are provided on all cycling days. 
The holiday is guided by English speaking, knowledgeable, friendly guides. Your ride will be followed by a support van equipped with plenty of refreshments as well as a comprehensive first-aid kit. Alternatively, if you would like to do this tour privately, this can be arranged, just ask our cycling experts.    
You will have a well trained and knowledgeable guide who will carry a comprehensive first-aid kit. In the unlikely case of any medical emergency that requires a hospital, there is ground transportation on hand to provide assistance and a local speaking support team. 
The bike you will hire will give you a comfortable ride as you cruise through south east Asia and it is equipped with  water bottle holders and an area to keep a small day bag. We can also upgrade you to a full carbon bike. If you would like to bring your own bike instead, please let our cycling experience team know. 
The air conditioned support van will be equipped with essentials such as bottled mineral water and local fruit and snacks during each day's ride. The guide will have a travel set of bike tools for emergency repairs and the support van will be equipped with spare parts and other tools. 
Your bags will be collected each morning and taken from your accommodation to the next night’s accommodation. We suggest you keep a day bag with you for all your essentials. 
Travel to Thailand is not included but please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to book flights for you.   
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.