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|✓ The cultural capital of northern Thailand|
|✓ 2.565 m above sea level, Thailand's highest mountain|
|✓ Rest day in trendy Pai|
|✓ Mountain landscapes and pass roads|
|✓ Traditional hill tribes|
|THE TRANSALPS TOUR OF THAILAND|
This mountainous challenge is for athletic mountain lovers. Northern Thailand's smooth roads lead us up to Doi Inthanon. At 2565 m above sea level, this is the highest mountain in The Kingdom. We see the traditional hill tribes whilst taking in the breath-taking landscape.
|✓ Hotel with breakfast|
|✓ Food and refreshments on ride|
|✓ Most lunches|
|✓ Jersey/Bag/Sports bottle|
|✓ Tour guide (English)|
|✓ And much more|
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|1 Day | Arrival in Chiang Mai “The Rose of the North”|
Enjoy the first night of the tour in a 4-star hotel near one of Chiang Mai’s vibrant and exotic night markets. A traditional north Thailand Kantoke Dinner is included and enjoyed whilst watching a local dance display.
The day starts with a visit to the temple on Doi Suthep Mountain. You can then enjoy the various local art workshops including silk fabrics and handmade paper umbrellas.
|3 Day | Chiang Mai – Mae Rim||68 km, 1520 hm|
Today, winding mountain roads lead us through jungle landscapes into the Mae Sa valley. A visit to the Tiger Kingdom gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty of these majestic animals up close.
|4 Day | Mae Rim – Pai|
Traditional villages line our way through the mountains as we work up to the highest pass of the day at 1360 meters above sea level, offering unparalleled views from the top.
|5 Day | Rest day in Pai|
Today’s rest day is to be spent in Pai, a cozy village located in an idyllic valley. Once a trading centre for the opium trade, today Pai is a trendy hub for the backpacker and music scenes.
|6 Day | Pai – Mae Hong Son||110 km, 2425 hm|
We ride to Mae Hong Son, a town located on the Burmese border and known for it’s variety of hill tribes, including the Meo, Lawa and the famous long-necked Karen.
|7 Day | Mae Hong Son – Khun Yuam||66 km, 1000 hm|
Two long ascents have to be climbed to reach the traditional Thai village of Khun Yuam where we spend the night. Once there, we can enjoy the village life and meet some of the friendly locals.
|8 Day | Khun Yuam – Mae Sariang||100 km, 1200 hm|
The vibrant members of the hill tribes shape this unique region. Our hotel is located directly on the Salawin River, which forms the natural border with Burma.
|9 Day | Mae Sariang – Chom Thong||146 km, 2250 hm|
With a lot of climbing in the legs, we can thoroughly enjoy the morning’s beautiful 10 km long descent. Our resort is located right at the entrance of the Doi Inthanon National Park.
|10 Day | Chom Thong – Doi Inthanon – Chiang Mai||150 km, 2380 hm|
This last cycling stage is known as the Queen's Stage and takes us to the summit of Thailand's highest mountain; Doi Inthanon standing at 2565 m asl. We can then enjoy a 40 km long winding descent. Our last hotel is a 4-star hotel that welcomes us with all its’ comforts.
|11 Day | End of the tour|
Extension or individual onward journey