Northern Thailand Motorbike Tours - 10 Days gives you a great insight into the Land of Smile. Pass the unique highland vast panoramic view of Doi Inthanon, the highest peak of Thailand, and the beautiful Mae Hong Son. Visit Pai, Chiang Dao, the charming Tha Ton, the long-neck Karen tribes village.

Day 1: Chiang Mai - Doi Inthanon - Mae Sariang (278 kilometers / 173 miles)

Familiarize yourself with your bike on the highway ride heading south of Chiang Mai to Doi Inthanon National Park, the highest peak in Thailand, 2,565 meters above sea level. Ride along the excellent winding mountain road through pine forest scenery. Visit Thailand’s finest waterfall, nature trails, Royal pagodas, and botanical gardens. Descend to Mae Chaem for a relaxing lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, ride on, passing through pine forests until you reach Mae Sariang, near the border with Myanmar, where you later enjoy your peaceful accommodation.

Day 2: Mae Sariang - Mae Hong Son - Pai (287 kilometers / 178 miles)

After breakfast, leave Mae Sariang to Mae Hong Son on narrow twisty curvy roads. In Khun Yuam, you will take a break and visit a World War II museum. Visit Wat Phra That Doi Kong Mu, the first temple of Mae Hong Son on the hilltop. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Visit unseen Su Tong Pae Bamboo Bridge, which was built by villagers and locals of Ban Gung Mai Sak, a beautiful bridge supposedly the longest bamboo bridge in Thailand. Then back on twisty curvy roads to Pai. Then, you reach charming accommodation with a swimming pool. In Pai, you will dine on delicious local food in a restaurant near the river. In the evening after dinner, you can enjoy the delights of the Walking Street market.

Day 3: Pai - Chiang Dao - Tha Ton (270 kilometers / 168 miles)

Before breakfast, in the very early morning, you have a chance to offer food to the monks along the streets of Pai's local market. After breakfast, visit the Pai World War II Memorial Bridge. Back on winding mountainous roads. Later, you will reach Chiang Dao, where you will have a relaxing lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit the Chiang Dao cave. Then ride along fantastic mountain roads via Thailand´s “Little Toscana” until you reach Tha Ton, where you will visit the Wat Tha Ton on top of the mountain and enjoy the amazing sunset there. Later, you relax in your charming accommodation with a fantastic river view.

Day 4: Tha Ton - Golden Triangle (144 kilometers / 90 miles)

After breakfast, you will leave Tha Ton to visit the long-neck Karen tribe village near the border of Thailand and Myanmar. Ride to Doi Mae Salong, where Chinese mountain tea farmers live. Of course, you will test Thailand's best tea there. Then back on curvy roads to Doi Tung Royal Villa. Visit the Winter Palace and the botanical garden. Lunch is served at the Royal’s Project restaurant. Continue along winding roads to Mae Sai, the northernmost point of Thailand. Visit Wat Tham Pla where you can feed some food to wild monkeys. Reach the Golden Triangle to take a long-tail boat trip on the Mekong River and a short visit to a small village in Laos (no visa necessary). Visit the Opium museum before relaxing at your peaceful accommodation directly at the mighty Mekong River.

Day 5: Golden Triangle - Chiang Rai - Nan (328 kilometers / 204 miles)

After breakfast, ride along a scenic farming area road to Chiang Rai city. After that visit the famous White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) one of the top 10 wonder temples in the world. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Ride the exhilarating, mountainous highway to Nan. Visit Wat Phra That Khao Noi (Nan hilltop scenic temple) before relaxing in your lovely accommodation and jumping in the swimming pool. Later, you will discover and enjoy Nan's nightlife.

Day 6: Rest day in Nan

A day of leisure. Today, you are doing nothing at all. Relaxing by the pool or shopping in the town. Optionally you can, of course, discover the historical and cultural sites of unseen Nan by bicycle. (Laundry service available)

Day 7: Nan - Bo Kluea - Phayao (334 kilometers / 208 miles)

After breakfast, you will leave Nan riding through winding mountainous roads via the famous motorcycle paradise road R1081 the Bo Kluea. Here, you will visit the Bo Kluea salt wells. Then, you will continue through Doi Phu Kha National Park to Chiang Klang where you will have lunch in a local restaurant. Ride the exhilarating, mountainous highway No. 1148 to Nan, ranked in the Top 10 as one of the most fun biking roads to be found anywhere in the world. 120 kilometers of up and down curves through the impressive mountains providing you with pure riding pleasure. Then, you will cruise along highway R1021 through farming areas to Phayao. Discover Kwan Phayao Lake, which is one of the biggest lakes in Thailand. The town of Phayao is located at the southeast corner of the lake. Then, you arrive and relax at the charming accommodation.

Day 8: Phayao - Sirikit Dam - Uttaradit (331 kilometers / 206 miles)

After breakfast, leaving unseen Phayao. Ride first south a bit on the main highway and use later the back roads via Mae Yom National Park. Later, ride again fantastic motorcycle dream roads and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Khun Sathan National Park. Lunch is served in the middle of nowhere with a million-dollar view at a local restaurant. Highlight this day will be, of course, crossing the Sirikit lake. You will take the motorbikes on a wooden ferry across the Sirikit dam reservoir. Sirikit dam is the largest earth dam in Thailand. It is used for irrigation, fisheries, flood control, and as well as hydroelectric power generation. Then, you continue on the highway passing through rice fields until you reach charming Uttaradit. It is a small city near Lampang and a few kilometers away from Denchai. Very few tourists visit the area, but Uttaradit city and its surroundings are worth coming to. If you want to see authentic Thailand, the one not many tourists see, you have to come here. Later, you can enjoy tonight's beautiful accommodation with a swimming pool.

Day 9: Uttaridit - Sukhothai (89 kilometers / 55 miles)

After breakfast, you will leave Uttaradit riding again on backroads and passing through massive rice fields until you reach Sukhothai. A short day of riding gives you plenty of time to discover one of the highlights of this amazing motorcycle tour: the Ancient Sukhothai Historical Park, designated world heritage site number 574 on 12 December 1991 by UNESCO, and enjoy the amazing sunset in the old ruins. A magical and memorable scene.  Later, you arrive at the guest house, where you enjoy the charming classic wooden Thai accommodation with a swimming pool.

Day 10: Sukhothai - Lampang - Chiang Mai (343 kilometers / 213 miles)

After breakfast, you will leave Sulhothai riding again biker's paradise roads via the “Columnar Mountains” road R101 to Den Chai, visit a large reclining Buddha. Then, ride through winding mountainous roads to Lampang. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Visit the Thai elephant conservation center and the world's first elephant hospital. Continue riding pass through national parks and farming areas. Visit the local market, stopping for refreshments, before heading back to Chiang Mai.


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