This excursion will take you to the famous Golden Triangle at the Mekong river – the border between Thailand, Myanmar (former Burma) and Laos. You will discover the lovely Tha Ton; long-neck Karen tribes village; the impressive mountainous scenery of Doi Mae Salong, Doi Tung Royal Villa, and unseen Phayao. Ride along winding and narrow twisty curvy roads with high mountain scenery. Lots of sightseeing and unforgettable memories as you pass through amazing natural, historical, traditional and cultural attractions.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Hotel Amora Tapae Chiang Mai|
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tour will start in the morning at 8.30 am.|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will finish about 4/5 pm back in Chiang Mai|
|GEAR||We recommend bringing your gear to be the most comfortable. BUT we also offer helmets, jackets, gloves and knee guards (European high-quality brands in many different sizes). Please be informed, that we do not offer boots and trousers due to hygienic reasons.
Please be informed, that our tours are fully inclusive. So you can completely focus on your holiday, the adventure, the riding, and amazing Thailand. There are no hidden costs or other surprises – our tour prices are final. All is paid. Come ride with us – the real deal!
Chiang Mai – Tha Ton – Golden Triangle – Phayao – Chiang Mai
(Distance: 674 km.)
Day 1. Chiang Mai – Tha Ton (209 km.)
We take the highway, heading north of Chiang Mai to Mae Sa Elephant Camp, where you will feed the elephants, see them bathing and performing their talents. Continue to reach Chiang Dao, where relaxing lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit Chiang Dao cave. Then ride along a fantastic mountainous road until you reach to Tha Ton, where you will visit the Wat Tha Ton on top of the mountains and enjoy the amazing sunset there. Later you relax in your charming accommodation with a fantastic panorama view.
Day 2. Tha Ton – Golden Triangle (142 km.)
After breakfast, we 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 short visit a small village in Laos (no visa necessary). Visit the Opium museum before relaxing at your peaceful accommodation.
Day 3. Golden Triangle – Phayao – Chiang Mai (323 km.)
After breakfast, ride along a scenic farming area road to Chiang Rai City. After that, visit the White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) one of the top 10 wondrous temples in the world. Continue on a long highway ride until we reach Phayao, visit Phayao lake (Kwan Phayao) one of the biggest lakes in Northern Thailand. Lunch is served at a local restaurant in front of the lake. Continue riding on windy mountain roads to Tharntong waterfall and Mae Kachan hot spring. Visit a local market, stopping for refreshment, before heading back to Chiang Mai.
Tour Highlights: Mae Sa Elephant Camp; Chiang Dao cave; Wat Tha Ton; long-neck Karen tribes village; Doi Mae Salong tea farm; Doi Tung Royal Villa; Monkey Temple; Golden Triangle; long-tail-boat trip on the Mekong River to Laos, Opium Museum, White Temple Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai; Phayao lake (Kwan Phayao), Than Tong waterfall and Mae Kachan hot spring
Day 1. Chiang Mai -- Tha Ton (209 km.)
Day 2. Tha Ton -- Golden Triangle (142 km.)
Day 3. Golden Triangle – Phayao -- Chiang Mai (323 km.)
2020 Tour Starts
| 04. January | 15. January | 29. January | 12. February | 26. February | 11. March | 25. March | 22. April | 06. May | 20. May | 03. June | 17. June | 01. July | 15. July | 29. July | 12. August | 26. August | 07. October | 21. October | 04. November | 18. November | 02. December | 16. December |
2021 Tour Starts
| 06. January | 20. January | 03. February | 17. February | 03. March | 17. March | 31. March | 21. April | 05. May | 19. May | 02. June | 16. June | 30. June | 14. July | 28. July | 11. August | 25. August | 13. October | 27. October | 10. November | 24. November | 08. December | 22. December |