Cycling from Chiang Mai to Bangkok 12 Days 11 Nights

Embark on an exhilarating journey through Thailand’s captivating wonders, where your senses will be enraptured by the myriad of experiences that await. Begin in the vibrant city of Bangkok, a treasure trove of ancient temples that beckon with their grandeur and cultural significance. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Thai history as you uncover the secrets of Ayutthaya, where the past intertwines seamlessly with the present. Traverse through the enchanting realms of Ayutthaya, Phitsanuloke, and Sukhothai, where historical parks and temples stand as silent witnesses to the nation’s storied past. Expand your knowledge of Thai customs and traditions as you delve into the heart of local villages and ancient temples, absorbing the essence of Thai culture. Along the way, be enchanted by the awe-inspiring vistas that unfold before your eyes, as nature’s grandeur unveils itself in a symphony of colors and shapes. Feel the invigorating breeze as you pedal along rivers, allowing the breathtaking landscape to ignite a sense of wonder within you. Prepare to be enthralled as this remarkable journey through Thailand transports you to a realm where history, culture, and natural beauty converge, leaving an indelible mark on your soul.

Experience the thrill of embarking on a mesmerizing expedition through the enchanting wonders of Thailand. Indulge in the grandeur of Bangkok’s renowned temples, an indispensable part of any Thai sojourn. Delve into the annals of time as you unravel the ancient and contemporary history of Ayutthaya, a captivating tapestry of stories. Traverse the hallowed grounds of Ayutthaya, Phitsanuloke, and Sukhothai, where historical parks and temples stand testament to the nation’s rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Thai culture, immersing in the tranquility of ancient temples and connecting with the locals in picturesque villages. Witness the majesty of the awe-inspiring landscapes, basking in the serene ambiance that pervades the journey. Marvel at the breathtaking panoramas that unfold as you cycle along meandering rivers, allowing nature’s resplendent beauty to captivate your senses. Brace yourself for an unforgettable adventure that seamlessly weaves history, culture, and natural splendor into an indescribable tapestry, leaving an everlasting impression on your very being.


• Visit famous temples of Bangkok city, the must-do thing when we come to Thailand
• Learn the ancient and the new history of Thailand in Ayutthaya
• Pass through Ayutthaya, Phitsanuloke and Sukhothai to visit historical parks and some other temples
• Learn more about Thai culture by visiting the ancient temples and local villages
• Admire the spectacular landscape and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere on the way
• Admire the breathtaking landscape while cycling along rivers

Itinerary in Brief

Day 1: Arrival Chiang Mai

Day 2: Chiang Mai city tour – Doi Suthep (B)

Day 3: Chiang Mai – Lampang (124 km) (B, L, D)

Day 4: Lampang – Phrae (103 km) (B, L, D)

Day 5: Phrae – Uttaradit (75 km) (B, L, D)

Day 6: Uttaradit – Sukkhothai (115 km) (B, L, D)

Day 7: Sukhothai Historical Park (B, L, D)

Day 8: Sukhothai – Kamphaeng Phet (B, L, D)

Day 9: Kamphaeng Phet – Nakhon Sawan (129 km) (B, L, D)

Day 10: Nakhon Sawan – Singburi (130 km) (B, L, D)

Day 11: Singburi – Ayutthaya (80 km) (B, L, D)

Day 12: Ayutthaya – Bangkok (B)

Full Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival Chiang Mai

    Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, you will be picked up and transfer to your hotel in Chiang Mai. Today you will be free to relax, ready for your cycling tour on the next day.

  • Day 2: Chiang Mai city tour – Doi Suthep (B)

    After breakfast, we have a walking tour to the old town. You will see the most beautiful temples of Chiang Mai including of Wat Phra Singh temple, Wat Phan Tao, Wat Chedi Luang.

    Wat Phra Singh is one of the most sacred temples in Chiang Mai with Lanna style architecture. And it is well-known for the name”The temple of the Lion Buddha”

    We then continue to Wat Phan Tao, an ancient temple with beautiful garden area sitting right next to the sacred Wat Chedi Luang in Chiang Mai town.

    Next to Wat Phan Tao is Wat Chedi Luang a Buddhist temple in the historic centre of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Its chedi is one of the tallest structures in the old city. There are a lots of important Buddhist holidays take place here.

    Then you will stroll along small streets lined with traditional houses, where you will take a rickshaw tour. After that, you will take a walking through the central market of Warorot, which is a great spot for travelers wanting to experience the true Thai culture and daily life.

    In the afternoon we cannot miss the Doi Suthep hillThe mountain’s temple is one of the most historically and spiritually significant places in Thailand. We drive up the scenic mountainous terrains and pass by lush landscapes on your way to the base of the complex.

    We then climb up for more than 300 staircase and finally take an elevator to the top. Here get your chance to admire the picturesque panorama views of Chiang Mai City.

    Return to the hotel and you can relax or enjoy going to the night market by your own.

  • Day 3: Chiang Mai – Lampang (124 km) (B, L, D)

    Today we depart Chiang Mai for Lambang. We will cycle along the Mae Ping Riverside to the cowboy town of Lampang.

    In the afternoon you will take a horse-drawn carriage ride around the city and reveal the charm of the old town of Lampang.

  • Day 4: Lampang – Phrae (103 km) (B, L, D)

    Rolling hills, small climbs, beautiful temples, jungle clad mountains and small villages will greet us as we cycle to the charming town of Phrae, situated on the Yom River, this town can certainly be called a less visited destination.

    Most of tourist attractions in Phrae are natural, even temples are still surrounded with green mountains. This place is very suitable to people who wish to escape of the busy life and immerse themselves in the middle of greenery.

    And with a rich tradition in handicrafts and textile weaving, Phrae is also very famous for its blue mo hom shirts

  • Day 5: Phrae – Uttaradit (75 km) (B, L, D)

    We leave Phrae and cycling south of Phrae admiring many of its impressive teak wood buildings, we continue our bicycle journey passing many rice paddies.

    This area of Thailand cultivates a lot of Thailand’s major crop and daily staple. Due to this stages short distance we reach our hotel in good time, plenty of time to get a massage, swim in the pool and relax.

  • Day 6: Uttaradit – Sukkhothai (115 km) (B, L, D)

    Today we enjoy a flat easy cycling allows our cyclists to soak up the endless vistas of rice paddies and small quaint villages as we make our way to Sukkothai, the first capital of Thailand.

  • Day 7: Sukhothai Historical Park (B, L, D)

    After breakfast, we will leave the hotel for a visit to Sri Satchanalai Historical Parkthe ancient city of Sukhothai. It is located on the bank of the Yom river at Tambon Muang Kao. This site gets far less visitors than Sukhothai Historical Park but that makes the place even more interesting.

    In the afternoon, after lunch you will continue to explore the Sukhothai Historical Park which is located near the modern city of Sukhothai, capital of the province with the same name. 

    With its well-preserved palaces, impressive Buddha figures and evocatively ruined temples, the park is one of the main places to visit in Thailand.

    Back to the hotel for overnight.

  • Day 8: Sukhothai – Kamphaeng Phet (B, L, D)

    After breakfast we continue our ride from Sukhothai to the province of Khampeng Phet on the country roads.

    We also will reach the former military fortress used to help defend Sukhothai from invading Burmese armies. Overnight at the hotel in Kamphaeng Phet

  • Day 9: Kamphaeng Phet – Nakhon Sawan (129 km) (B, L, D)

    Our ride today takes us through a range of beautiful scenery. Plantations producing a variety of regional tropical fruits either side of the road as we cycle to Nakhon Sawan; known as the gateway to Northern Thailand where four rivers merge to form the lifeline for rice cultivation in the Central Plain.

  • Day 10: Nakhon Sawan – Singburi (130 km) (B, L, D)

    Today you challenge yourself on one of the longest stage but flat and smooth back roads to Singburi, a fairly small province in Central Thailand.

    Attractions in the province are few, but are interesting, including a hero’s Monument, a museum, and Wat Phra Non Chaksi, a Temple that houses a 46-meter-long Buddha image.

  • Day 11: Singburi – Ayutthaya (80 km) (B, L, D)

    On the penultimate stage we keep our wheels revolving for 80km to reach the historic city of Ayutthaya. See the old ruins, as well as the reconstructed site, Buddhist temples and other sites of interest on a cruise or tour of this historic city.

  • Day 12: Ayutthaya – Bangkok (B)

    Heading back to Bangkok. En route, we visit the Royal Summer Palace in Bang Pa-in district.

    Situated about 60 km northern away from Bangkok, this palace is called Royal Summer Palace since it is a favorite resort of royal. The first palace had been built in mid-early of the 17th century, then was the ruins and be forgotten when Burman occupied Ayutthaya.

    It was not until the rule of King Rama IV – did the palace rebuild. King Rama IV was the first Siamese king came to Europe and was sharply impressed by the architecture there. Therefore, the whole architecture of the palace is in the way of 19th century European style.

    Return to Bangkok and the rest time of day is on your own.



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Trip Note

Tour includes:

  • Accommodation in a double or twin share room or homestay
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers.
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Experienced English speaking guide during all tours and transfers
  • Meal as specified in the itinerary
  • Ferry, boat, cruise in the itinerary (if any)
  • Water & cool towels
  • Bicycle and helmet
  • Government taxes & service charge

Tour excludes:

  • Thailand Visa stamp fee 
  • International airfare and departure taxes
  • Meals, if not specified in the itinerary
  • Early check in/ late check out
  • Domestic flights and domestic airport taxes
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on 24th and 31st December
  • Surcharged for Public holidays
  • Drinks and meal not mentioned
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks … etc.
  • Personal travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance).
  • Gratuities/ Tipping
  • All other services not specified in the itinerary
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