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Redefining Adventure: 6 E-Bike Tours in Asia to Fuel Your Wanderlust

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Redefining Adventure: 6 E-Bike Tours in Asia to Fuel Your Wanderlust

ReeceBy Reece   Posted 11th Aug 2023

Asia's allure is undeniable, and the promise of adventurous exploration beckons. But let's face it – when those rolling hills stretch before you, you might find yourself second-guessing the whole "cycling through Asia" dream. If you're like many riders, the mere thought of tackling steep inclines can trigger a whirlwind of mixed emotions – excitement, anticipation, and a dash of hesitation. Don't worry, you're not alone. 
The idea of navigating Asia's captivating locales on a bike, all while facing the undeniable reality of gravity, can be a tad intimidating. But we're here to let you in on a little secret – a game-changing secret that can transform your entire cycling adventure into something beyond extraordinary. 
Enter: E-bikes. Think of them as your two-wheeled companions, the trusty sidekicks that are here to provide that extra boost of oomph just when you need it most. Those hills that once seemed daunting? Now they're your playground. 
You glide through valleys, soar over obstacles, and bask in the beauty of Asia – all while staying as cool as a cucumber.  
Yep, you're the master of your journey, pedaling as hard or as lightly as you fancy
So, are you up for a ride that's exhilarating as it is effortless? Pedal up as we change the way you see Asia forever with six of the best e-bike tours. Let's begin. 

Japan E-bike Tour

Japan is becoming known as a world-class cycling destination and the island of Shikoku is the brightest jewel in the crown, with e-bike touring routes so beautiful you'll pinch yourself to make sure it's real.  
This Japan E-bike Tour unveils a mesmerizing 7-day odyssey across Shikoku, the island that's a treasure trove of captivating experiences.  
Wake each morning to a carefully curated traditional meal, that you can enjoy while dressed in your Yakuta (Japanese gown). Take a hot bath in the natural spring, explore ancient castles, sake breweries, and hidden gems that punctuate this adventure.  
And those niggling concerns about conquering long routes or steep hills? Worry not! Our dedicated e-bike tour is your passport to fearless exploration, turning every uphill challenge into an exhilarating memory. 

Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights 

E-bike of choice: Yamaha Cross Core E-bike, designed for ultimate comfort and power with a class-leading lightweight frame.


Vietnam E-bike Tour

Craving adventure with a side of seaside allure? Look no further! This Vietnam E-bike Tour whisks you on an action-packed 7-day voyage.  
From the highlands of Dalat to the sun-kissed beaches of Nha Trang and Quy Nhon, all the way to the heritage-listed town of Hoi An. This tour gives you the perfect balance of Vietnam's rich customs, culture, history, and delicious food, and we won't be at all surprised if it makes you want to return again and again. 
An e-bike levels the playing field without leveling the terrain, so e-bike riders can still enjoy those highland views without worrying about the climbs.  
Plus, riding as a dedicated e-bike group you'll be able to cover good distances each morning, leaving afternoons open for activities and making the most of each destination.  
So, whether you're an avid cyclist or a seeker of new horizons, this tour has your name written all over it. 
Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights 

E-bike of choice: Our newest e-bikes! The Lynx and Falcon both feature front suspension and generous sized tires to ensure you will be cruising comfortably across all touchpoints.


The Best of Bali Bike Tour 

Exploring Bali on two wheels will leave you in awe! This week-long trip will let you explore three distinct sides of the Balinese landscape. Gently glide by tranquil rice paddies and quaint countryside villages before exploring Mt. Agung's volcanic slopes. Heading to the eastern coastline, traverse the black sandy beaches while admiring the rugged cliffs.  
Embrace all this natural diversity as you cycle tour along comfortable roads carefully picked for their gentle inclines and lack of obstacles. This route is designed to be achievable for riders of all levels.  
But if you are apprehensive about elevation, then with an e-bike you can ride without stressing about the physical exertion, giving you time to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Bali's landscapes.  
**E-Bikes are available as an optional extra on this tour.  
Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights 

E-bike of choice: The Kalosi Lanes Evo e-bike offers a great balance of touring comfort and practicality. At full charge, this bike can handle up to 185km (about 114.95 mi) which is more than enough to get you through any day, with some juice left in the tank.


Taiwan E-bike Tour

Nestled within the fiery embrace of the Pacific's Ring of Fire, Taiwan is the ultimate cycling destination you never considered.  
Starting in Taroko, the world’s deepest marble gorge, you’ll ride south along the stunning Pacific Coast, and then crossing the Coastal Mountains to the East Rift Valley, a lush, forgotten land of rice paddies, tropical fruit orchards, sleepy indigenous settlements, and hot springs.  
The primary range runs north to south, mostly parallel to the east coast, with an accommodating buffer zone of relatively flat land sandwiched between the mountains and sea.  
So, for much of this tour you’ll enjoy the mountain and ocean views without overworking your legs. That said, on some days you'll venture into the hills, taking on more manageable climbs to enjoy striking views and some fun descents.  
Those on our e-bike tour will appreciate the added assurance these days, comfortable that the next climb will be as enjoyable as the last, leaving you with plenty of energy to enjoy each destination. 

Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights 

E-bike of choice: Giant Fast E+ E-bike, lightweight aluminum frame with a carbon fiber fork, and hydraulic disc brakes.


Chiang Mai and North Thailand Bike Tour

Northern Thailand's hilly terrain is well suited for e-bikes
Northern Thailand's charm is undeniable, and the best way to uncover its treasures is on two wheels.  
Your journey starts in Chiang Rai, where the ethereal White Temple sets the tone for the adventure ahead. Chiang Dao mountain rewards your efforts with breathtaking views, while Pha Daeng National Park highlights limestone karsts and tranquil waterfalls. 
But the excitement doesn't stop there! As you pedal to Chiang Mai, a culinary adventure begins with a flavorful food tour. Cycling through tranquil outskirts and visiting local attractions leaves you invigorated and enchanted by northern Thailand's charm. 
For those worried about the undulating terrain characteristic of this region, an optional pedal assist E-bike makes conquering hills a breeze, ensuring you enjoy every moment. You’ll return home full of memories, stories, and amazing snapshots from Thailand’s upper reaches. 
**E-Bikes are available as an optional extra on this tour. 
Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights 

E-bike of choice: Our newest e-bikes! The Lynx and Falcon both feature front suspension and generous sized tires to ensure you will be cruising comfortably across all touchpoints.


Cambodia Bike, Hike & Kayak Tour

This tour is all about leaving the cities and well-worn tourist trails behind and delving into the heart, soul, and essence of Cambodia. That essence is found in the villages where people have lived in harmony with the natural elements for centuries, and the best way to absorb it is with a bike, a paddle or just your own two feet, all three of which we enjoy throughout this trip. 
Starting in Phnom Penh, you'll pedal along shaded trails tracing the path of Asia's most famous river, the Mekong, kayak among the rare freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins, and hike an ancient staircase to the cliff-top ruins of Preah Vihear temple, and dine in a local family's home, savoring the flavors of Cambodian cuisine and forging connections that transcend language.  
To conclude this remarkable journey, you'll explore the iconic Angkor Wat ruins by bike, capturing the spirit of a nation with each pedal stroke. 
Though almost entirely flat terrain, there are still great benefits to enjoying Cambodia’s temples, tropical rainforests, and quiet country backroads from the seat of an e-bike. 
Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights 

E-bike of choice: Cannondale Trail Neo 2 E-bike, supremely comfortable, with great front suspension and stylish integrated battery. 

If Cambodia and Vietnam are high on your list, you could also consider this Mekong Bike & Boat tour. Featured at #1 in National Geographic's 17 Ultimate Adventures to Inspire, this multi-day cycle and river cruise takes you from Saigon, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia the slow way, without the need for regular hotel changes. 
You see, cycling isn't merely about speed or conquering hills; it's an embrace of adventure, a dance with the unknown, and a profound connection with the world around us.  
Whether you seek a smoother journey through hills, a gentle entry into longer distances, or the joy of cycling with newfound ease, e-bikes stand ready to enhance your experience.  
The choice is yours, whether you opt for the classic bicycle or the pedal-assist thrill, and we eagerly anticipate sharing the road with you to redefine adventure. 




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