White Temple, Chiang Rai

Thailand

9-Days Guided Motorcycle Expedition
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Dates: October 8-16, 2022          

Cost: INR 79,000* / USD 999*

Overview

Conquer the 1864 curves of the Mae Hong Son loop on Adventure Motorcycles. Explore some of the most authentic provinces of Northern Thailand on this 8-day tour. This ride takes you through a mountainous region with waterfalls, caves, temples, war memorials, breath-taking view points and rejuvenating hot springs. And it doesn't stop there. You will be entering Laos and Myanmar for a different kind of experience.

SKILL

Intermediate

DURATION

9 Days / 8 Nights

START & END

Chiang Mai

ACCOMMODATION

3-Star Hotels

SUPPORT VEHICLE

Included

DISTANCE

1500 Kms

GROUP SIZE

15 Max / 10 Min

DAILY RIDES

50 - 300 Kms

TERRAIN

90% Tarmac

10% Off-road

MECHANIC

Included

Tour Highlights

  • Conquer the 1864 curves of the Mae Hong Son loop
  • Doi Inthanon national park - Ride to Thailand's highest peak

  • Karen Long Neck Hill-tribe village

  • Explore a Myanmar border village by foot

  • Pai - the famous hippy town set in a beautiful valley

  • The Golden Triangle, including a boat trip on the mighty Mekong river to Laos

  • Blue & White Temples of Chiang Rai

  • Watch the sunrise at Phu Chi Fa along the Thailand-Laos border

Itinerary
Day 1. Arrive at Chiang Mai (60 Kms)

Arrive at the pre-booked hotel in Chiang Mai. You will be received by the Tour leader and introduced to other participants. Collect the bikes followed by a short ride to Doi Suthep and a tribal village. The view from Doi Suthep of Chiang Mai is beautiful. You are free to explore the buzzing markets and street food of the city in the night.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Chiang Mai

Day 2. Chiang Mai – Doi Inthanaon - Mae Chaem (180 Kms)  

After an early breakfast, you will leave the city and start riding southwest towards Doi Inthanon National park. This national park is famous for its beautiful waterfalls and notably the Highest point in Thailand. Post lunch, we will visit couple of more sightseeing spots and then head to Mae Chaem.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Mae Chaem.
 

Day 3. Mae Chaem - Mae Hong Son (180 Kms)

After breakfast, the first stop for today will be at wild sunflower valley. After a quick photosession, we ride towards Mae Hong Son in the highway along Mekong river which separates Thailand and Myanmar. Then we visit a hidden man-made waterfalls for a quick dip. By now, we are already in the foothills and the road starts getting interesting with curves after curves and the scenery keeps changing every 50 odd kilometers. 

Overnight stay at Hotel in Mae Hong Son.
 

Day 4. Mae Hong Son - Pai (180 Kms)

Get ready for a day filled with lots of activities. The first activity today will be a boat ride in a beautiful lake which is seen in Amazon FireTV wallpapers. Then we visit a border village along the Thailand-Myanmar border by foot followed by a tour of one of the beautiful cave systems in Thailand, Lod caves. 

Overnight stay at Hotel in Pai, the hippy town filled with backpackers and travelers.

 

Day 5. Pai - Local Sightseeing (50 Kms)

Wake up relaxed and start the day with a fancy breakfast at one of the local Pai restaurants. There are a lot of activities to do in Pai such as climbing the white Buddha temple, Bamboo bridge, Land split, World war II bridge etc. In the evening, we head to the Pai Canyons to watch the sunset. Explore the walking street in the night.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Pai.

Day 6. Pai - Chiang Rai (240 Kms)

This day will be one of the longest rides of the tour covering close to 320 Kms. We either visit the Elephant rescue park or climb a limestone waterfalls depending on the weather. Then we head to the famous white temple of Chiang Rai and watch the sunset. 

Overnight stay at Hotel in Chiang Rai.

Day 7. Chiang Rai - Golden Triangle - Doi Pha Tang (220 Kms)

After an early breakfast, we first visit the beautiful Blue temple. From there, we proceed to the Golden Triangle which is the border of 3 countries, Thailand, Laos & Myanmar. Keep the passports handy, as we are going cross the Mekong river and enter a different country, Laos. Then we visit the Opium museum and head to a border village Doi Pha Tang.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Doi Pha Tang.
 

Day 8. Doi Pha Tang - Phu Chi Fa - Chiang Mai (300 Kms)

Wake up very early and we hike a nearby hilltop along the Thailand-Laos border to watch the Sunrise over the clouds. Then we continue to ride down some very scenic mountain roads to join the highway. From here, its a fast-paced ride back to Chiang Mai to complete the ride. Return the bikes and head to one of the happening restaurants of Chiang Mai for farewell dinner. 

Overnight stay at Chiang Mai.

Day 9. Chiang Mai - Fly back

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and a taxi will drop you at the Chiang Mai International airport.

Inclusions

  • Motorcycle with Fuel or a seat in an SUV as booked

  • Overnights stay on a two-sharing basis in carefully selected Hotels/Camps

  • Airport transfers in Chiang Mai

  • Breakfast and Dinner on all tour days

  • Water, soft drinks and coffee / tea in connection with the meals 

  • Experienced English-speaking Tour leader on his bike

  • Experienced mechanic for the entire tour

  • Backup vehicle with driver to carry your luggage

  • Entry fee for all national parks and planned sightseeing places

  • Boat ride to Laos

  • Driver expenses/ toll tax/ Fuel/ Parking charges

  • First-Aid during the tour

 

Exclusions

  • Airfare & Visa

  • International Drivers License (For Riders only)

  • Cost of Lunch is not included

  • Damages to the motorcycle

  • Any expense incurred due to unforeseen geo-political circumstances, accidents etc

  • All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature such as snacks, alcohol, table drinks, laundry, tips to drivers or local guides or to any hotel staff.

  • Travel insurance (cover against cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness). We highly recommend you arrange an appropriate insurance in your home country

Things to Carry

  • Passport & Visa

  • Original Driving License / International Driving Permit

  • DOT/ECE/ISI Full face helmet

  • Riding Jacket (Available on rent)

  • Riding Pants or Jeans with protective knee guards

  • Riding gloves

  • Riding boots with shin & ankle protection

  • Rain gear

  • Cap or Hat

  • Polarized Sunglasses

  • Hydration pack or Water bottle

  • Prescription medicines if any

  • Spare power glasses if applicable

Packages

Motorcycle - Rider

  • 2022 Honda CRF300L  - INR 79,000/- (Base price includes bike and Fuel)

 

  Upgrade Options:

  • 2022 Honda CRF300 Rally - INR 85,000/-

  • 2022 Honda CB 500X - INR 89,000/-

  • 2022 Suzuki VStrom 650  / Honda NCX750 - INR 99,000/-

  • 2020 Honda Africa Twin Manual - INR 1,29,000/-

  • 2022 Honda Africa Twin DCT - INR 1,39,000/-

 

Motorcycle - Pillion
Price - INR 65,000/-

 

Seat in SUV (Toyota Fortuner or equivalent)
Price - ₹ 79,000/-

 

Photography package 
Individual - INR 10,000/-
Couple - INR 15,000/-

Photography Package (Optional)

Portrait/Action Photoshoot by a professional Photographer in most scenic backgrounds during the tour with minimum of 20 printable HD pictures.

Individual - INR 10,000/-

Couple - INR 15,000/-

Above pricing is exclusive for Indian Citizens. Foreign nationals who are interested in this tour, please get in touch with us for the cost.

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