The “Nan Loop” will not only take you to see ancient historical parts of Thailand: charming Nan, unseen Phrae and beautiful Sirikit dam. In three days you will also ride almost 900 km. We know what you want: great roads, no traffic, no speed cams, and stunning scenery. The “Nan Loop” can deliver all that. Ride the famous highway No. 1148, ranked as one of the top 10 best riding roads all over the world. This amazing motorcycle road takes us through fabulous mountain scenery to Nan. Ride along with the unique panorama of the border between Laos and Thailand. Cross the Sirikit dam reservoir on a wooden ferry. Visit the Thai elephant conservation center and the world´s first elephant hospital. A Real Motorcycle Tour for Real Riders!
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Hotel Amora Tapae Chiang Mai|
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tour will start at 8.30 am. Please be informed, that you arrived at least one day before the tour start in Chiang Mai. We recommend two days before the tour start to acclimate and avoid jet lag.|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will finish about 4/5 pm back in Chiang Mai, so if you like to fly back the same day to Bangkok or the beach, you can catch easily any flight from Chiang Mai after 6 pm.|
|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 – Phayao – Nan – Sirikit Dam – Phrae – Chiang Mai
(Distance: 862 km.)
Day 1. Chiang Mai – Nan (373 km.)
Familiarize yourself with the bike while heading north of Chiang Mai. You will ride on the windy mountain road to Than Tong waterfall and Mae Kachan hot spring. Continue on true bikers paradise roads until you reach Phayao. Overview from top of the hill Phayao lake (Kwan Phayao) one of the largest lakes in Northern Thailand. Lunch is served at 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 km. of up and down curves through the impressive mountains providing you with pure riding pleasure. Visit Wat Phra That Khao Noi (Nan hilltop scenic temple) before relaxing in your lovely accommodation and jump in the swimming pool.
Day 2. Nan – Phrae (281 km.)
After breakfast, we leave Nan riding through winding mountainous roads. We then take the motorbikes on a wooden ferry across the Sirikit Dam reservoir. Sirikit Dam is the largest earth dam in Thailand. It´s used for irrigation, fisheries, flood control and as well as hydro-electric power generation. Lunch is served at Sirikit Dam. Then we continue on the highway passing through rice fields until we reach charming Phrae. It is a small city near Lampang and a few kilometers away from Denchai. Very few tourists come here to visit the area, but Phrae city and its surroundings worth to come. If you want to see authentic Thailand, the one not many tourists see, you definitely have to come here. Later you enjoy the beautiful accommodation with swimming pool.
Day 3. Phrae – Chiang Mai (208 km.)
After breakfast, we leave Phrae cruising along rice fields to Den Chai. Then riding through winding mountainous roads to Lampang. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Visit the Thai elephant conservation center and world´s first elephant hospital. Continue riding, passing through national parks and farming areas. Visit local market, stopping for refreshment, before heading back to Chiang Mai.
Tour Highlights: Mae Kachan hot spring; Than Tong waterfall; Phayao lake (Kwan Phayao); highway No. 1148, ranked as one of the top 10 world`s best biking roads; charming Nan; cross Sirikit dam reservoir; unseen Phrae and the world´s first elephant hospital in Lampang
Day 1. Chiang Mai -- Nan (373 km.)
Day 2. Nan -- Phrae (281 km.)
Day 3. Phrae – Chiang Mai (208 km.)
2020 Tour Starts
| 07. January | 18. January | 01. February | 15. February | 29. February | 14. March | 28. March | 25. April | 09. May | 23. May | 06. June | 20. June | 04. July | 18. July | 01. August | 15. August | 29. August | 10. October | 24. October | 07. November | 21. November | 05. December | 19. December |
2021 Tour Starts
| 09. January | 23. January | 06. February | 20. February | 06. March | 20. March | 03. April | 24. April | 08. May | 22. May | 05. June | 19. June | 03. July | 17. July | 31. July | 14. August | 28. August | 16. October | 30. October | 13. November | 27. November | 11. December | 25. December |