9 Days Guided Motorcycle Expedition
Dates: Sep 30 - Oct 08, 2023
Price starting at INR 89,000
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.
9 Days / 8 Nights
START & END
15 Max / 10 Min
50 - 300 Kms
- 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
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 over lunch. Collect the bikes followed by a short ride to Doi Suthep. 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 visit to border village along the Thailand-Myanmar border by foot if permitted. Get a taste of the different tea flavors of Mae Hong Son. Post lunch we ride to Lod Caves and take a boat tour to see the beautiful cave system.
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, Pam Bok waterfalls, 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 (300 Kms)
This day will be one of the longest rides of the tour covering close to 300 Kms. We either visit the Chiang Dao cave temple 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 Karen Long neck village and meet the various tribes of those regions. Then we head to 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.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Doi Pha Tang / Phu Chi Fa
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 with just one stop at the Hot Springs. Return the bikes.
Farewell dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in 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.
Motorcycle or a seat in an SUV as booked
Overnights stay on a two-sharing basis in carefully selected Hotels
Breakfast and Lunch 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 / Nam Lod caves
Driver expenses/ toll tax/ Fuel of backup vehicle/ Parking charges
First-Aid during the tour
Airfare & Visa
International Drivers License
Cost of Dinner is not included
Damages to the motorcycle
Fuel for rented motorcycles
Breakfast on Day 1 & Lunch on Day 9.
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 and International Driving Permit (For Riders only)
DOT/ECE/ISI Full face helmet (Available on rent)
Riding Jacket (Available on rent)
Riding Pants or Jeans with protective knee guards
Riding boots with shin & ankle protection
Hydration pack or Water bottle
Prescription medicines if any
Spare power glasses if applicable
A small backpack or duffel bag to carry your essentials on the motorcycle
Motorcycle - Rider
Honda CRF300M - INR 89,000/-
Honda Rebel 300 - INR 94,000/-
Honda CB 500X - INR 99,000/-
Suzuki V-Storm 650 - INR 1,04,000/-
Suzuki V-Storm 1000 - INR 1,44,000/-
Honda Africa Twin DCT - INR 1,54,000/-
Motorcycle - Pillion - INR 75,000/-
Seat in SUV (Fortuner or equivalent) - INR 89,000/-
Single room upgrade (Optional)
Price - INR 15,000/- extra
Booking advance is INR 25,000/-
50% of payment must be done 60 days before the tour start date.
The balance amount has to be paid 30 days before the tour start date.
For any cancellation before 60 days, full amount will be refunded.
30-45 days, 50% will be deducted.
15-30 days - 75% will be deducted.
Less than 15 days - No refund.
A refundable security deposit of USD 250 is payable for each motorcycle for any minor damages during the tour.
Most of the restaurants in Thailand serve both Veg & Non-Veg food. If you are a Vegan or strict vegetarian, then the food choices will be limited, so please be prepared for the same.