1-3 Week Biking Adventures

Thailand Motorcycle Tours offers four suberb motorbike adventure tours out of Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand.

 

Each Loop below is a 5-day Mon-Fri on-the-road Tour and when combined with our day rides etc makes up our fully inclusive 8 & 15 day packages

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The Mae Hong Son Loop. We head west on the "Road of 10,000 Turns" towards the border with Myanmar. This loop is ranked one of the top ten motorcycle routes in the world!

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The Golden Triangle Tour takes you north and into the world-famous (or infamous!) Golden Triangle, along the Mekong River and the border with Laos.

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The Nan Loop. This tour features miles and miles of virtually empty, twisty roads which take you through the mountain wilderness, ancient forests and presents an infinite number of spectacular vistas.

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st01smThe Sukhothai Loop. We travel south and thoroughly explore one of Thailand's most famous, historic cities - Sukhothai - designated a UNESCO World Heritage historical park.

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To learn more about Sukhothai, please click this link: http://wikitravel.org/en/Sukhothai

 


 

The River Kwae Loop     Southern Sunset

This is the first of our tours to break the "1-week-long" format, 12days (11nights) in duration overall and we'll happily add a local tour from our selection to fill a fortnight if preferred: Or simply relax & soak up Chiang Mai's atmosphere, masses to occupy all. Arrival & Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner, Day Ride, Cultural Dinner & Show, Thailand's Highest Peak, an Unbelievable assortment of roads & surfaces all the way from dirt to 6-lane highway! Visiting Mae Sariang, Mae Sot, Nakhon Sawan, Kanchanaburi, Kampaeng Phet, Tak.

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  The "IronButt" Around Thailand          OverPass In Bangkok

"Oo-oo, can I be a pussy and join / leave your group halfway through...?" Errr...NO. If you're able to hack three weeks of total, full on, sensory overload both on & off the road, put your responsible self away for the best part of a month and postpone sleep for the sakes of fun...almost indefinitely, you're in.

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In addition to these four tours, we gladly offer completely customized guided motorcycle touring holidays from 6 to 18 days in length for groups numbering 5-45 riders. We're able to handle over 30 Riders if necessary, 12 month's notice required for parties of 20 and above.

 

Saturday and/or Sunday day rides around Chiang Mai province are also offered before and after our regularly scheduled tours, as part of an existing tour only. Our apologies, but we're unable to provide Day Rides as a stand-alone item when we have serious riders with us. Please enquire for any and all special tour requests; we're always happy to meet your requirements wherever possible.

1-3 Week Biking Adventures - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote

The Around Thailand Loop

The 'Iron Butt' loop!

 

 

Southern Sunset

The one and only tour which requires no explanation, sells itself.

Overview:

Three weeks /  21 nights, 7,778Km, weekend in Pattaya, weekend in Phuket,   Start/finish Chiang Mai. 'Nuff said really?

Well, what else is there to know: Where are we going? Everywhere! What are we doing? EVERYTHING!

Experienced riders only!!


"Oo-oo, can I be a pussy and join / leave your group halfway through...?" Errr...no.


If you're able to hack three weeks of total, full on, sensory overload both on & off the road, put your responsible self away for the best part of a month and postpone sleep for the sakes of fun...almost indefinitely, you're in. If not, don't even ask, honestly, we'll laugh. Lots. Shandy-pants' & Big Girls' Blouses need NOT apply!!
We LOVE being able to travel this gorgeous land and her wonderful inhabitants to one & all. We take our responsibility as mini-ambassadors (in a manner of speaking) very seriously, likewise our hearts will always belong to this amazing land.
However: All work & no play: Dull; Jack & Jill, THIS tour is the one we keep back for ourselves. Never watered down, NO punches pulled, So with the gauntlet down, do you reckon you have it in you...? Only one way to find out...lol!
Plenty of ladies have managed it. Quite a few "tough" guys, didn't. You know who you are!

The River Kwae Loop (Tour E)

This is the first of our tours to break the "1-week-long" format, 12days (11nights) in duration overall and we'll happily add a local tour from our selection to fill a fortnight if preferred: Or simply relax & soak up Chiang Mai's atmosphere, masses to occupy all
 
River Kwae Map

Overview
Arrival & Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner, Day Ride, Cultural Dinner & Show, Thailand's Highest Peak, an Unbelievable assortment of roads & surfaces all the way from dirt to 6-lane highway! Visiting Mae Sariang, Mae Sot, Nakhon Sawan, Kanchanaburi, Kampaeng Phet, Tak.
 
As the name implies (Tip: It's not River Kwai...Kwai is a buffalo and mostly a derogative term) we spend a couple of nights in the town of Kanchanaburi, home to The (tribute) Bridge Over The River Kwae. The original was indeed destroyed by the Allies, however numerous graveyards, museums and even a Train Ride along the infamous "Death Railway" tracks using many of the embankments & cuttings which cost "A Soul For Every Sleeper Laid". We pay our respects to all those brave Servicemen, POW's and Immigrant Labour who lost their lives under the most brutal conditions.
 
Possibly the most poignant occasion for our visits here coinciding with various remembrance days observed in many countries. Various denominations hold Religious Ceremonies for those who care to attend, mostly commencing around 4am which equates to daybreak in Sydney. One Railway Cutting in particular, mostly overlooked by 99% visitors to the area - purely because it's over an hour's (quick) travel away from town; in fact is a "mustn't miss" you'll be able to see - each - and - every - hammer - blow - twist - blow - and - twist of the steel spikes they used to Hand-Drill the holes for dynamite charges into solid granite for blasting the 100' depth necessary for level track. If the evidence wasn't all around, everywhere clearly visible that no machinery was used, you would not, and still almost can not comprehend such an achievement.
Day 1) Arrival
Day 2) Day Ride. Shakedown for rider & machine, ensure both prepared & ready for the coming ministrations. And yes, if you're less than a half decent rider I will chuck you in the truck for the duration. No refunds.
Day 3) 320Km: Visiting temples, falls and a museum bearing opposite viwpoints - fascinating
Day 4) 230 Km: Visiting Burmese Refugee Camps, plus scenery & experiences only available through us, less Km's than yesterday while still more saddle-time. Good Value.
Day 5) 354 Km. Easy K's today. Cruising. Many, many possible attractions, TBA D2.
Day 6) 381 Km. Should be settling into the bike by now. If it ain't a part of you already...sure will be by the end of today! This one separates the wheat from the chaff, crescendo ending to the day with "the corkscrew", BEST bit of road in the entire country! Stay sharp!!
Day 7) 70 Km. Kushty. Often touted as "Thailand's most beautiful waterfalls", it's still worth a visit just to laugh at the 100+ Kg Russian ladies unable to understand they're actually offensive to the eye? Pictograph signs every 50-100m apart proclaiming respectable dress / respectful behaviour..which is why in the north here you'll see Chinese language rather than Russian, lesser of two...
Day 8) Off the bikes. If you like?! 100 Km or so to the aforementioned "mustn't miss", further if you like, we're entirely at your disposal, the "customer's choice" day.
Day 9) 350 Km. Northbound again, mountains to the left, plains on the right - avoiding those awful 6-lane wide strips of concrete & tarmacadam, home of the catatonic.
Day 10) 80 Km Half a day exploring some quite phenomenal archeology & architecture, before heading north to a fantastic little spot on the riverside... winding down, time to reflect upon the unbelievable amount of...stuff...crammed into such a short space of time and: It's over already?!?! We only left Chiang Mai the day before...oh, yeah, suppose so...
Day 11) 300 Km. Sweeping bends, chilled, relaxed, give the ol girl a handful every now and again. Become quite attached we have. Certainly never had a moment to begin those paperback thrillers bought on impulse in the airport, never pushed, never rushed, never had an idea there even was any form of schedule or timetable? And yet, never wanted for a thing, never had to ask...either...never actually had to worry, no concerns, don't enjoy admitting it but didn't have to..think..really? Appeared to be the entire country moved around our group, adapted itself to our needs, flawlessly, as if a whim of our collective wills.
Day 12) Wow. Refreshed, relaxed & even still a little shell-shocked! Return Transfer to CNX International airport seamlessly organised, beginning to wonder if it was all a dream and really I'm about to wake up on the Inbound flight, before the holiday? The TMT regular guests assured me this disjointed feeling totally normal on the first tour or two, those little "grin" moments just keep unveiling themselves months afterwards...

The Sukhothai Loop (Tour D) - Cruising Heaven

 

For a brief but brilliant period (1238–1376), the walled city of Sukhothai presided as the capital of Thailand, creating the legacy of a unified nation of Thai peoples and a phenomenal artistic heritage. Now an impressive assembly of elegant ruins, the Old City, has been preserved as Sukhothai Historical Park, one of Thailand's most popular attractions.

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Following the border with Myanmar you almost feeling as if you’re there! Different faces and tribal dress make you realise that this certainly is the-road-less-travelled. This is certainly the "long way round” to this most famous of Thai cities, but you'll be glad to have experienced roads and scenery most people will never get the chance to see.

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Day 1 - Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang, 270Km
Day 2 - Mae Sariang to Umpang, 399Km
Day 3 - Umpang to Tak, 355Km
Day 4 - Tak to Sukhothai, 264Km
Day 5 - Sukhothai to Chiang Mai, 490Km

In addition to these four tours, we gladly offer completely customized guided motorcycle touring holidays from 6 to 23 days in length for groups numbering 5-15 riders. We're able to handle over 30 Riders if necessary, 12 month's notice required for parties of 20 and above.

Saturday and/or Sunday day rides around Chiang Mai province are also offered before and after our regularly scheduled tours, as part of an existing tour only. Our apologies, but we're unable to provide Day Rides as a stand-alone item. Please enquire for any and all special tour requests; we're always happy to meet your requirements.

 

Nan Loop (Tour C) - Sports-Bike Riding Heaven

 

For the more adventurous, with its wide, sweeping bends, this loop lends itself perfectly to the sport-bike enthusiasts amongst us!

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 During this loop you will take in some of the most spectacular scenery in Thailand, and ride some simply amazing roads. We'll see a few attractions; the occasional ancient temple murals and a weaving village, but on the whole just some of the most spectacular roads you have ever ridden. And best of all, they're so far out of the way, there's no other tourists; just hours of endless fun!

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Day 1 - Chiang Mai to Phayao, 217Km
Day 2 - Phayao to Nan, 222Km
Day 3 - Day trip out from Nan, 491Km
Day 4 - Nan to Uttaradit, 277km
Day 5 - Uttaradit to Chiang Mai, 190Km

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Guided Motorcycle Tours

Thailand Motorcycle Tours offers four suberb motorbike adventure tours out of Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand.

Each Loop below is a 5-day Mon-Fri on-the-road Tour and when combined with our day rides etc makes up our fully inclusive 8 & 15 day packages

 mhs01sm

The Mae Hong Son Loop. We head west on the "Road of 10,000 Turns" towards the border with Myanmar. This loop is ranked one of the top ten motorcycle routes in the world!

Read more

 


  

gt01sm

The Golden Triangle Tour takes you north and into the world-famous (or infamous!) Golden Triangle, along the Mekong River and the border with Laos.

Read more

 

 

 


 

nl01sm

The Nan Loop. This tour features miles and miles of virtually empty, twisty roads which take you through the mountain wilderness, ancient forests and presents an infinite number of spectacular vistas.

Read more

 

 


  

st01smThe Sukhothai Loop. We travel south and thoroughly explore one of Thailand's most famous, historic cities - Sukhothai - designated a UNESCO World Heritage historical park.

Read more

To learn more about Sukhothai, please click this link: http://wikitravel.org/en/Sukhothai

 


 

The River Kwae Loop     Southern Sunset

This is the first of our tours to break the "1-week-long" format, 12days (11nights) in duration overall and we'll happily add a local tour from our selection to fill a fortnight if preferred: Or simply relax & soak up Chiang Mai's atmosphere, masses to occupy all. Arrival & Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner, Day Ride, Cultural Dinner & Show, Thailand's Highest Peak, an Unbelievable assortment of roads & surfaces all the way from dirt to 6-lane highway! Visiting Mae Sariang, Mae Sot, Nakhon Sawan, Kanchanaburi, Kampaeng Phet, Tak.

Read more

 

 


  The "IronButt" Around Thailand          OverPass In Bangkok

"Oo-oo, can I be a pussy and join / leave your group halfway through...?" Errr...NO. If you're able to hack three weeks of total, full on, sensory overload both on & off the road, put your responsible self away for the best part of a month and postpone sleep for the sakes of fun...almost indefinitely, you're in.

Read more

 

 


 

In addition to these four tours, we gladly offer completely customized guided motorcycle touring holidays from 6 to 18 days in length for groups numbering 5-45 riders. We're able to handle over 30 Riders if necessary, 12 month's notice required for parties of 20 and above.

Saturday and/or Sunday day rides around Chiang Mai province are also offered before and after our regularly scheduled tours, as part of an existing tour only. Our apologies, but we're unable to provide Day Rides as a stand-alone item when we have serious riders with us. Please enquire for any and all special tour requests; we're always happy to meet your requirements wherever possible.