CHIANG MAI – PATTAYA (MOUNTAINS & ISLANDS 11 DAYS)
- Ride most of the world-famous Mae Hong Son Loop.
- Ride through spectacular mountains and National Parks.
- Visit Hill Tribe villages.
- Play in rivers and waterfalls and go rafting
- Stay in floating houses
- See the historic Death Railway and Bridge Over The River Kwai.
- See the ancient ruins of Ayutthaya and experience river life.
- Visit Cambodia and gamble in the Casino City of Poi Pet
- Relax in one of South East Asia's most beautiful islands, Koh Chang
- Party in Pattaya and enjoy a day's private speedboat charter to a private island.
- We journey from Chiang Mai and head north through 762 curves towards the hippy town of Pai, then towards Mae Hong Son.
- On day 2 we ride south from Mae Hong Song through spectacular mountain scenery towards Thailand’s highest Mountain (Doi Inthanon) then onto Mae Sariang. The town has many Teak wooden shop-houses, with newer buildings, and exquisite temples.
- On day 3 we journey south towards the spectacular Bhumibol Dam, through national parks towards our evening stop in Nakhon Sawan, enjoying riverside restaurants and bars.
- On day 4 we ride early from Nakon Sawan and visit the Crystal temple (Wat Tha Sung) in Uthai Thani. southeast, through the Erawan National Park and explore the Kanchanaburi region with its waterfalls, National Parks, and twisting rural roads. We take a boat trip and then spend the night in the luxurious River Kwai floating hotel. The following morning we raft down the river and hopefully rejoin the bikes!
- On day 5 we ride the short distance to the infamous Death Railway in Kanchanaburi. We visit the Death Railway, Bridge over the River Kwai, and the Allied War Cemetery. Then enjoy the vibrant nightlife in Kanchanaburi.
- On day 6 we leave Kanchanaburi early and head east towards the spectacular ancient capital of Ayutthaya. We will tour the ruins and settle into our riverside resort. We spend the evening doing a tuk-tuk tour followed by a relaxing meal in a riverside restaurant.
- On day 7 we need an early start to enjoy the Ayutthaya ruins and temples in the best light. We take an early lunch in a floating Ayutthaya restaurant and hit the straight road east towards the Cambodian border (with some national park diversions along the way). We leave the bikes on the Thai border and cross the Cambodian border into the casino city of Poi Pet. We stay in a casino hotel and pretend to be high-rollers!
- On day 8 we cross back into Thailand and begin the early ride south to the Gulf of Thailand. We ride the bikes onto the Koh Chang Ferry and take the short ride to this beautiful island. Your beach bungalow awaits you on a white sandy beach, and it’s time to unwind!
- On day 9 we explore Koh Chang island and enjoy its many beaches.
- On day 10 depart the beach and board the Koh Chang ferry to the mainland. We then ride eat along the Gulf of Thailand coast toward Pattaya just in time to watch the sunset from the rooftop bar at the Hilton Hotel.
- Day 11 is bike-free. But we throw in a complimentary private speedboat charter for the day. We collect you on the beach at 9am and whisk you away at full speed to Koh Pai (aka. Bamboo Island) for a full day of beach, barbecue and booze. There is also a VIP table at Sapphire Club reserved for you that evening.
- Day 12 – check out of the hotel. There is an option to participate in a group guided jet-ski tour to Koh Larn (costs 7000 baht for the full day).
The ancient capital of Ayutthaya is the perfect counterbalance to the up-to-the-minute hustle of Bangkok You can see many of the majestic ruins from the comfort of a river cruise and spend the day exploring temples. More....
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Doi Inthanon is the highest peak in Thailand (2565 metres). Temperatures on Doi Inthanon are refreshing all year round and regularly dip below freezing during the cool season (October to February). Doi Inthanon National Park is roughly 70 km southwest of Chiang Mai. It takes about just over an hour to ride from our HQ in Chiang Mai to Doi Inthanon. More....
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Kanchanaburi is a beautiful region known for the 'Death Railway', built during WWII. The line crosses over the River Khwae Yai via the Death Railway Bridge. Allied soldiers are buried at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. More....
Koh Chang, one of the largest Thai islands in the Gulf of Thailand, contains dense, steep jungle. Mu Ko Chang National Park, a preserve with hiking trails and waterfalls such as tiered Klong Plu. More....
Mae Hong Son
Mae Hong Son is actually a mountainous province in northern Thailand, bordering Myanmar (Burma). It's sparsely populated and is home to many hill tribes. The capital, also called Mae Hong Son, is a gateway to some of the most exhilarating motorcycle routes. More....
Pai is a small town located in the Mae Hong Son province. Situated in a mountain valley, offering riders a laid-back way of life, and superb views of jungle-green mountains and epic sunsets. The road to Pai has 762 turns! More....
Amazing Thailand is all about fun, and the fun capital of the World is Pattaya! Pattaya is only 90 minutes south east of Bangkok. You can start or end you motorcycle tour holiday in Pattaya and take excursions to beautiful beaches and islands. More....