Enjoy the verdant, rolling hills of Chiang Mai with this four-day bicycle tour. Highlights of this tour is biking to Sri Lanna National Park with picturesque landscapes, cycling past golden temples, traditional villages and coffee plantations, and learning the ancient art of Muay Thai, of Thai boxing, on this activity-packed adventure.
- Exciting activities such as cycling - kayaking - swimming - climbing
- Interesting cycling trip through rolling hills and beautiful villages of Chiang Mai
- Visit of Wat Pa Darapirom – the royal Buddhist temple comprising of Buddhist artifacts
- Luggage transfer
- 1 first aid kit per guide
- Flight reconfirmations
- Additional local guide for 8-16 pax
- English Speaking certified Adventure Guide
- 1 refillable personal biking bottle per person
- Drinking water including 3 litres per person per day
- Bike, helmet and kayaking equipment where mentioned in the itinerary
- Sightseeing tickets and zone entrance fees where mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
- Private air conditioned van for pax transfers and pickup for bikes and luggage
What's Not Included
- Visa arrangement
- Personal Travel Insurance
- Credit card/bank transfer fees
- International and domestic flights
- Meals other than mentioned above
- Supplement for other language guides
- Soft drinks, or beverages beyond water
- Beverage and alcoholic drinks at mealtime
- Energy drinks or powders, performance bars, or performance gels
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the itinerary and in the inclusive portion
Transfer south of Chiang Mai to the grounds of Wiang Kum Kam or The Lost City, once the capital of then Lanna Kingdom. After a short cycling around the main site, transfer to Fa Ham, mount the ikes and take off east through the outskirts of Chiang Mai.
Have lunch at a local restaurant nearby the dam. At the Mae Kuang Dam, board the long tail boat taking us across the lake. Walk a hill and continue a short ride before arriving at the tree house resort. Here our adventure for today ends. At the resort, just relax, take a walk in the organic garden or continue cycle to the nearby village and visit the Coca Cola trail or the bat cave.
Overnight in Doi Saket
This morning we start early and ride right out of the resort, cycling the picturesque road bordering Sri Lanna National Park to Buatong Waterfall. Most of the route is paved concrete or asphalt which makes the cycling pleasant and fun.
Before lunch arrive at the Mae Ngat Dam for some fresh fruit and drinks. Leave the bikes and change gear, off the road and into the water we go! Take a 20 minutes boat transfer to the floating restaurant in the dam, paddle the lake in sit on top kayaks. At the raft house, dive into the water for a refreshing swim and get seated for lunch.
In the afternoon, take a long tail boat ride back and start cycling from the dam through Mae Taeng district. Dinner and Overnight in Mae Taeng
Checkout from the resort and begin today’s ride at the resort, cycling the undulating roads south to Mork Fa Waterfall. Hike on the nice path through the jungle and visit the 60 meters high waterfall.
Continue Riding through local communities on small roads before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. Follow the Mae Rim River south challenging a set of mountain-side hills before arriving at your resort for the night.
Dinner and Overnight in Mae Rim
Transfer to Mon Jam, located in Nong Hoi Village – a part of Royal Project funded by the King to improve local economic development. It is later become a tourist attraction. We can wander around exploring the project, its strawberry fields and glass houses or simply drink in the incredible views.
Start riding from Mon Jam on the hillside roads, including a few easy climbs. As we leave the green lush (seasonal) areas behind and start moving closer to more populated areas we get a good glimpse of Chiang Mai “suburbs”, a less travelled area of Chiang Mai where the new blends with the old.
By the Mae Sa canal we find the temple Wat Pa Darapirom – the royal Buddhist temple comprising of Buddhist artifacts. The gate of this temple is guarded by the statues of Giant Lions. Once inside the premise, you can observe the footprint of Buddha on the Chedi. What better than a coffee or soft drink after visiting the temple, drop a local coffee shop for a freshly brewed organically grown coffee of your choice.
Finish at the royal initiated project of the King. The Sufficiency Economy is a philosophy developed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand through his royal remarks over the past three decades. Thailand values this new economics philosophy as a practical tool to effectively manage capitalism in a way that aligns and engages it with social sustainable development. Transfer to Huay Tung Tao Lake for lunch before heading to a Muay Thai Camp for an introduction to the art of Muay Thai. Transfer to the hotel.