Golden Triangle Bicycle tour


Three Days Cycling Tour

Chiang Rai - Golden Triangle - Chiang Khong (Laos Border) - Chiang Rai

Tour code : CRBT– 3CRCK

Day 1 Chiang Saen and Golden Triangle (60-65 km) (L)    
       A covered pick up truck will transfer you to a place where we start our cycling outside the city; it takes about 15 minutes. After a short safety briefing and personalized bicycle fitting. The bicycle ride is pleasant with much greenery due to the proximity of Maekok river. While you are cycling through this beautiful countryside you will discover the real rural Thailand and see the local lifestyle on the outskirts of Chiang Rai. We will have lunch at a local restaurant on the way to Chiang Saen the ancient city. The first night is spend at a resort with a swimming pool that is located inside the ancient city (Chiang Saen Golden Land Resort).
In the afternoon we can
      In the afternoon we will go by car to the Golden Triangle area and spend time visiting the many sights. It is the location where the three countries of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar come together along the Mekong River. We will visit House of Opium (Opium museum) and learn about the history of opium trade that led to the area being called the Golden Triangle. We will take speed boat around the Mekong River to see beautiful view around Golden Triangle area. We can stop for dinner on the way back to the hotel.

Day 2 Chiang Saen–Chiang Khong (50-70 km)(B,L)
        After breakfast we will cycle along the Mekong River and experience how farmers growing tobacco, corn, cabbage, garlic and so on. The countryside will consist of rolling hills, some steep hills. The last 13 kilometers are more challenging with some steep but short ascents. The longest hill is 1.2 km long, about 12% up. The road joins the main road just before the entry to Chiang Khong.
The second night is spend at a hotel on the bank of Mae Khong River.

Day 3 Chiang Khong Chiang Rai (70-87 km) (B,L)
      After breakfast we will be transferred by car to the starting point about 20 km far from Chiang Khong. After that we will start cycling through beautiful countryside. We will cycle pass various fruit orchards and rice fields. We will be arriving Chiang Rai in the late afternoon.

Duration : 3 days, 2 nights
Distance : Total cycling distance is about 185 - 222 km
Group size : 2-8 people

- 24 gears mountain bike with front suspension
- Helmet
- Accommodations for 2 nights (Twin share)
- 5 Meals; 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
- All activities and admission fee for entrance as mentioned in this   program
- Snacks and drinking water during riding
- Local accident insurance
- English speaking cycling guide
- Support car

- Personal drink and alcohol
- Dinner
- Tip

Things to be prepare
Small backpack , Sunglasses, sun block, insect repellent, flip-flops,
a small camera, Shoes and Shorts for cycling and personal medicines.

Departure date : Upon request

Price : THB 9,800/person (Minimum 2 people)
Single Room Supplement: THB1,350


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