Our Tour Destinations:
- Chiang Mai
- Chiang Dao
- Chiang Rai-
- Chiang Khong
- Chiang Mai.
Total Distance – 1860 Kilometers
More than 7000 curves
Places of Interest & Tour Summary
7 Day Itinerary
Day 1 – Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao-220 Kilometers – 7 Hours.
After the daily mornings briefing we head straight out via the twisting bends of the Samong loop. This gives the opportunity to get used to your bike and the mountain roads of Thailand before stopping for refreshments in Samong.
Taking to the road again we ride small rural roads before descending to the rafting and elephant camps where we will stop for lunch. From here we ride great twisty mountain roads till we reach our overnight stop, a truly unforgettable spot, nestled in the mountains of Chiang Dao.
You will also have time to check out Chiang Dao cave before having dinner at our overnight stop.
Day 2 – Chiang Dao – Chiang Rai-250 Kilometers – 8 Hours.
After breakfast we head out on the mountain roads that hug the border of Burma towards Doi Ang Khang a small border town high up in the mountains before descending into the valley below.
We then head east on a remote road till we again start to climb mountain roads. This road runs along ridges providing breathtaking scenery on both sides of the road on our way to the coffee plantations of Doi Chang. Thai coffee is exceptionally good and sold all over Thailand and here we get a chance to enjoy Thailand’s finest coffee straight from the area it is grown in.
Next we descend towards our destination but on the way we stop at the beautiful White Temple in Chiang Rai this temple put Chiang Rai on the map and is an architectural masterpiece with a very peculiar twist.
Finally we come to our overnight stay in Chiang Rai an exciting city when after dinner there is much to see and do.
Day 3 – Chiang Rai to Chiang Khong-260 Kilometers – 8.5 Hours.
After Breakfast we head to our first stop at the Chinese village of Doi Mae Salong. This spectacular bustling little town way up in the mountains that dates back to the Chinese Communist Revolution (A great story I will tell you about on tour).
We leave Doi Mae Salong and ride mountain roads that hug the border with Burma till we reach the top of Thailand and the border town of Mae Sai the northern most point of Thailand. This is a bustling border town between Thailand and Burma with goods and produce crossing at this border.
Leaving Mae Sai we head off to the famous Golden Triangle. This is the place on the Mekong where Thailand, Burma and Laos meet, and it was home of the Opium trade. A trip to the Opium Museum, a remarkably interesting place, provides a glimpse into how it transpired.
From here we make our way to our overnight spot at Chiang Khong, a town nestled on the Mekong River. This also a border town which has a crossing to the country of Laos.
Another excellent days ride with more stories to tell at tonight’s restaurant.
Day 4- Chiang Khong to Pua-330 Kilometers – 8 Hours.
After breakfast we head along small country roads to breath-taking mountainous views of Phu Chee Fah. This mountain road allows you to follow the ridges providing magnificent views of the valleys and farmlands below. It is also the home of the Hmong people, a farming tribe, who live on these mountains.
We descend from Phu Chee Fah and have a brief stop at Phu Sang Waterfall. This warm spring waterfall looks as if it is descending from a cave. Leaving Phu Sang it is not long before we take on one the world’s best roads, this amazing road with switch backs and hairpin corners as we head to our overnight stay in Pua. This road is full of challenges and magnificent views making it an unforgettable riding experience.
Day 5- Pua to Nan, 220 Kilometers – 7 Hours.
Today we head north travelling past farm lands and small towns before looping back to hug the Laos Border on our way to the historical town of Bo Klua. This will be a unique experience visiting the salt mines where we will see how they used to mine salt.
Leaving Bo Klua we head along the challenging but fun road full of twists, turns and switch backs with our next stop being at the reclining Buddha. This is a great photo opportunity with the bikes lined up next to the Buddha.
Finally we head on to our overnight stop in the lovely town of Nan.
Day 6 – Nan to Sukhothai, 280 Kilometers – 7.5 Hours.
Leaving Nan we head out on rural roads to a ferry crossing over the Sirikit Dam. From there we move on through rural roads past farmlands and small towns till we reach the old city of Sukhothai which is also our overnight stop.
The ancient city of Sukhothai was once the capital and now one of Thailand’s most impressive world heritage sites and is listed by UNESCO. You will visit the ancient city’s ruins and its temples which are located in a beautiful historical park.
After enjoying the Historical park we head to our last dinner together.
Day 7- Sukhothai – Chiang Mai, 300 Kilometers – 8 Hours.
On our final day of the tour we head out along the plains and past rice fields until we reach the mountains again. We ride a remote tight and twisty road which takes us have to our final lunch stop.
After lunch we continue riding past farmlands and small villages until we reach our final destination back in Chiang Mai.