Our cycling journey through northern Thailand begins in the city of Chiang Rai, home to the famous White Temple which we will pedal to visit. After an exploration of the local night market, we’ll hop on our bikes and ride to the dramatic Chiang Dao mountain where our efforts will be rewarded with jaw-dropping views. Here we’ll have the chance to pedal our way through Pha Daeng National Park, past impressive limestone karsts and idyllic waterfalls.
Ride to the sloping landscapes of Maetang, where we’ll have the chance to learn about a carefully-chosen elephant sanctuary and make the most of our surroundings with some engaging activities.
From here, we make our way on two wheels to Chiang Mai, perhaps the most well-known northern Thailand city. We’ll delve into the local culture with a food tour that showcases the highlights of this flavorful (and often spicy!) cuisine, a tour of a local botanical garden, and visits to the spiritual sites of Doi Suthep and the Monk’s Trail. This tour encapsulates the best of the Chiang Mai region and provides the opportunity to make genuine connections with friendly locals, great riding and plenty of picturesque landscapes.
325 Km riding. There is no hiding it, Northern Thailand is a hilly place. Having said that, in designing this tour, we have balanced the most scenic riding with the most achievable of the hills and then through optimal use of the support vehicles, we’ve set you up for the best riding without too much in the way of climbing. You can expect some uphill, more downhill and quite a lot of undulating, rolling hills. If you would like to know more, request an elevation profile from our team. At least 90% of this ride is on the tarmac and we have some nice light bikes in the form of fixed fork, flat bar hybrids.
Pedal-assist E-bike is an available option for this tour for $245 surcharge.
Join the ultimate cycling exploration of northern Thailand on this 9-day tour from the sites of Chiang Rai, through rural mountain landscapes and the lush forests of national parks to Chiang Mai.
Discover impressive Buddhist landmarks by bike, enjoy breathtaking views, and immerse yourself in spectacular nature on your active holiday.
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WHAT MAKES US STAND OUT
With our experience bringing you premium bike tours in Asia, we have developed this itinerary to showcase the very best of Thailand's northern reaches. Not only will you be able to explore the fascinating cities of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, but all of the gorgeous nature in between. This tour gives you all the time you need to take in your surroundings, with a few extra days in Chiang Mai to sample all of the best food, cycle the back alleyways, and visit the stunning natural highlights of the city’s surroundings. Get on your bike and let’s discover northern Thailand!