Beginning in the mountainous terrain of northern Thailand, this 11 day cycling tour is ne of the best overland experiences offering breathtaking natural scenery, picturesque country roads, and plenty of wonderful cultural experiences along the way south from Chiang Mai to vibrant Bangkok. Ride through rice paddies, verdant orchards, and the fascinating ruins of ancient cities and what remains of glorious former kingdoms. Covering several UNESCO archaeological and historical sites, this 11 day cycling tour is the very best of overland experiences offering spectacular country scenery and Thailand’s extraordinary ancient history.
- Authentic Thai culture on an off the beaten track route
- Beautiful Chiang Mai
- Lampang: the cowboy town
- Travel along rural roads past glorious ancient temples
- Sukhothai - the first capital of 13th and 14th century Siam
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ayutthaya
- Explore vibrant Bangkok
- Perhaps extend the stay for some relaxing beach time on a paradise island
Tour Profile: The 11 day cycle element of the holiday covers 925km, with 8 full days and 2 half days of cycling. The distances on some days exceed 100km. Beginning in northern Thailand, the first two days include some climbs over the foothills, but from the third day, the terrain is flat. There is only one transfer by vehicle, at the end of the trip, to avoid Bangkok traffic.
Suitability: Some of the rides are tough, and daily distances often exceed 100km, so a good level of fitness is a great asset for this cycling tour. You will always have a supporting bus close at hand.
Trail Conditions: The road conditions are good, with quality tarmac tracks leading along mostly flat terrain, with the exception of days 1 and 2.
Enquire today for one of the best overland experiences in Thailand.