2 days family mountain-biking Adventure in Chiangdao

Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Departures: Private departure available everyday from Chiang Mai
Activities: Trails and off-road mountain-biking, cave exploration
Fitness Level: Easy cycling with off-road trails. Suitable for participants in good fitness condition. Cycling experience is recommended to fully enjoy the tour.

Trip overview
From Chiang Mai, experience fantastic mountain biking, discovering small hill tribes villages and witnessing authentic rural life. A rich cultural experience and an active 2 days trip. Doi Chiangdao mountain area provides wonderful scenic views of Thailand’s third highest peak.

Highlights

Visit the Chiangdao caves. Watch elephants. A good mix of cycling and sights.
Suitable for family, full support vehicle.

Itinerary

DAY 1 – ELEPHANT CAMP AND RIDE THROUGH CHIANGDAO AREA. (30 to 40 km cycling / 25 miles)
After breakfast, pick-up at your hotel and drive in covered pick-up truck north to Chiangdao area. Stop at an elephant camp nestled in lush jungle surrounding. Watch elephants bathing and demonstrating their skills.

Then we start our bike ride first along rural back-roads, and then along a great off-road trail, crossing a beautiful landscape and leading to small hill tribe villages. Visit Lahu, Lisu and Akkha villages, also discover the Palaung people, who originate in Myanmar and have only a few settlement in Northern Thailand. We continue cycling a few kilometers to reach the Padeng Lodge where we spend the night (basic accommodation). Dinner at the lodge.
(Meals: -/L/D)
DAY 2 – CYCLE CHIANGDAO VALLEY, VISIT CHIANGDAO CAVES. (40 km cycling / 25 miles)
Today is an easy cycling day in great natural surroundings! Most cycling is on paved road, though the first section is a great off-road trail. While cycling is easy, the escort vehicle is always around! Afternoon cycling mostly on small paved roads to reach the Chiangdao caves. Explore the caves and relax until car transfer to Chiang Mai.
(Meals: B/L/-)

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Pricing:

Join trip: THB 5,400 / person
Private departure 2-4 participants: THB 6,200 / person
Single Room Supplement: THB 300

This trip can depart with minimum 2 participants, subject to availability. (For private party we can accommodate large groups, departure at convenience, contact us).
Family special: children up to 12 years old, accompanied by parents: 30% discount.

Included

Tour program as per above itinerary
Meals as per itinerary: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Transportation with private vehicle (van or pick up truck)
Professional assistance with English speaking tour guide and mechanic/driver
Quality mountain bike are provided, we use model TREK 3900 or 4300 with front suspension

Not Included

Personal expenses, meals not mentioned. Beverages. Tips and optional tours. Travel Insurance. Occasional compulsory Gala dinner at hotels.

General Information

Departure possible all year long. Private tour basis. English speaking tour guide. Quality mountain bike provided. Participants must bring personal cycling gear including shorts, helmet and sunglasses. Best (coolest) season is from September to end of February. May and June can be really good also if the rain is early in the season!

Accommodation: One night in Chiangdao at the Padeng Lodge, simple rooms with fan and share bathrooms.

Contact us for more information via our booking form. Our reservation staff will be back to you within 24h.