Thailand in 7 Days: Cycling through Ancient Marvels

Embark on a captivating cycling adventure through Thailand's heart

Discover the wonders of Thailand on a thrilling 7-day cycling tour. Journey from Bangkok to ancient cities like Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, exploring their remarkable ruins. Pedal through picturesque farmlands, encounter traditional agricultural practices, and witness stunning natural landscapes. Immerse yourself in local culture, enjoy traditional meals, and experience captivating Thai performances. With a mix of history, adventure, and cultural encounters, this cycling tour offers an unforgettable exploration of Thailand’s beauty and heritage.

Thailand cycling

Tour Details

Country

Thailand

Style

Price

From $1,250 (USD)

Duration

7 Days

Difficulty

Moderate, Challenging

Trip Highlights

  • Visit the ancient cities Ayutthaya, Sukhothai, and Kamphaeng Phet
  • Cycle through picturesque farmlands of central and northern Thailand
  • Cultural Encounters: Interact with locals in rural villages
  • Indulge in traditional Thai dishes at local markets and savor a delightful Khan Toke dinner
Bangkok Taxi
Day 1

Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Uthai Thani

Rendezvous in Bangkok and head north to the ancient city of Ayutthaya. We will embark on a guided walking tour to discover some of the notable remnants of this former capital. Following lunch, our journey continues further north to the historic town of Uthai Thani, our starting point for this cycling adventure. Enjoy dinner at a floating restaurant and release khom loy (Thai Fire Balloons) for good fortune.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Day 2

Cycling through colorful rural villages

Begin the day with a ride through the flat farmlands of central Thailand, with vast expanses of lush green rice fields, adorned with lively temple compounds and wooden houses. Stay overnight at a cozy hotel nestled on the outskirts of the tiny village of Bahnpot Phisai. We'll visit Khao Noi to explore a temple cave and observe countless monkeys. At sunset, we'll witness a mesmerizing bat flight with thousands of bats soaring through the sky.

Cycling distance: Up to 98 Km (subject to guests' ability)

Signature @Khao No Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Thailand rice field cycling
Day 3

Explore The Chao Prayao Valley

Continue our journey northward along less-traveled farm roads, observe traditional agricultural practices, the utilization of ducks for pest control, the sun drying of tapioca and peppers, as well as the traditional wind winnowing of rice hulls. Our destination for the evening is Kamphaeng Phet, another ancient kingdom of Thailand that originated during the Sukhothai Era. Venture out for dinner at a small café with a skilled chef at the night market.

Cycling distance: Up to 95 Km (subject to guests' ability)

Navarat Heritage Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Ruins in Sukhothai, Thailand
Day 4

Discover the ancient ruins of Kamphaeng Phet

In the morning, we will cycle through the town to Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park. This remarkable site, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of ruins within the city and another section in the nearby forest. Embark on a guided walking tour of the city ruins and then ride our bikes through the forest section. From Kamphaeng Phet, enjoy a scenic ride through rural Thailand to Sukhothai's famous ruins, where our hotel is located just outside the historical park.

Cycling distance: Up to 85 Km (subject to guests' ability)

Legendha Resort Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Thailand street food
Day 5

Cycling around Sukhothai

We begin our day with an exciting cycling excursion through the Sukhothai Historical Park, an extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, we will encounter numerous magnificent ruins that date back several centuries, showcasing the vision of ancient kings. In the afternoon, you have the freedom to unwind by the pool or take a leisurely stroll around the town. As evening falls, we will indulge in a unique dining experience at the night food market.

Cycling distance: Approx. 20 Km

Legendha Resort Breakfast, Dinner
Thailand rural village
Day 6

Cycle through rural Thailand to Thoen

Today, we travel north and venture into the foothills of the northern mountains. While most of the day's terrain remains relatively flat, we encounter some hilly sections as we approach the town of Thoen. During our ride, we encounter what appears to be imposing mountains blocking our way. However, we will discover that they are immense upright granite slabs, around 100 feet thick, but still towering above us. Overnight in Thoen.

Cycling distance: Up to 110 Km (subject to guests' ability)

Sam Saen Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Khan Toke Dinner
Day 7

Cycle through the hills - transfer to Chiang Mai

The final bike ride takes us through the undulating hills adorned with lush forests in the northern region. Along the way, we'll witness the beauty of Teak trees and their perennial flowers, pass by charming rural villages where fellow cyclists like us bring smiles and greetings. In the late afternoon, shuttle into Chiang Mai. Optional: Enjoy a delightful traditional northern Khan Toke dinner with captivating classical Thai dances.

Cycling distance: Up to 75 Km (subject to guests' ability)

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Thailand in 7 Days: Cycling through Ancient Marvels

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$1,250 (USD)

7 Days

Includes

  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer and support truck for cycling days (from 05 pax up).
  • Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Refill water during tour
  • Snack and fresh fruit for cycling day.
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
  • Mechanic support from 07 pax up.
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast (6 nights)
  • Basic first aid kit.

Excludes

  • International flight to Bangkok/from Chiang Mai.
  • Visas where required.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

More Information

NOTES:

  • Tour meets in Bangkok, Thailand (BKK), fly in before 7 am on Day 1.

    Tour ends in Chiang Mai, Thailand (CNX), fly out late evening on day 7 or next day.

    Most flight schedules require arriving the day before the tour starts.

  • The hotels provided are of standard quality, but there are options available to upgrade the accommodations, especially in major cities.

  • Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.

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