TASTE OF THAILAND
Doi Ang Khang Route
TRUE ADVENTURE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF THE NORTH


7 Days Northern Thailand True ADVenture Guided Motorcycle Tour - Doi Ang Khang Route

“ON-road, OFF-road or NO-road, this place has it all… and the people are just so friendly.”

OVERVIEW

Thailand Guided Motorcycle Tour
The Ojai Motorcycle Club specializes in location-specific motorcycle tours, where you get immersed in the landscape, the culture, and most of all the roads. On-road, off-road, or no-road, this part of South East Asia really has it all and the locals are our friends, so you will experience something totally unique. The mystique of Thai culture, the food, and the people. It’s truly the friendliest place to experience “culture shock and total immersion”, especially if you’ve never been there before. Experience the unforgettable ADVenture Motorcycle Riding in the North of Thailand!

Key information

Duration: 7 Days Total; 6 Nights Accommodation
Bike Included: Suzuki V-Strom 650 – available upgrade to Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin
Terrain: 50/50 paved/unpaved
Mileage: 1,250 kilometers / 750 miles
Daily rides: 250 kilometers / 150 miles
Helmet Included: Basic only – Recommend bring your own riding gear (boots, jacket, pants)
All Meals & Non-Alcoholic Drinks Included
Tour Price: $3,445
Upgrade Motorcycle: Add $500

Scheduled Tour Dates:

  • February 23-29, 2020
  • October 25-31, 2020

Highlights

  • Starts and ends in Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • True ADV 50/50 paved/unpaved riding
  • Fascinating trails through the jungle, flatlands, and the mountains
  • Spectacular asphalt and concrete paved, exciting dirt, gravel and single track roads
  • Experienced ADV rider/guide passionate about sharing the joy of riding in his backyard
  • Company founder/principal from USA leads/manages the tour
  • Valuable orientation and guidance provided in ADVenture style motorcycle riding
  • Small group for an individualized experience, tailored to the tastes of the group
  • Support vehicle carries the luggage between overnight stops
  • 6 nights accommodation

 

Skill level required for this tour

Intermediate

  • can ride for 4-6 hours
  • above average riding experience surfaced roads
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • steep ascents and descents

Accommodation

Your lodging will be in private guesthouses, tribal home-stays, and/or top-rated hotels with private/single rooms wherever possible.

Night 1: Duangtawan Hotel, Chiang Mai
Night 2: Kangsadarn Resort and Waterfall, Mae Rim
Night 3: B2 Pai Premier Hotel, Pai
Night 4: Saranya River House, Mae Ai
Night 5: Chiang Dao Nest, Chiang Dao
Night 6: I-River Chiangmai

Arrival: Sunday January 19, 2020 – Departure: Saturday January 25, 2020
Arrival: Sunday October 25, 2020 – Departure: Saturday October 31, 2020

 

Please see our Terms and Conditions for additional details

Price for the 7-day is $3,445 (add $500 to upgrade motorcycle)

50% non-refundable deposit payable with reservation

Balance due 30 days before tour start.

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A snippet of our ride to Pai, through the mountains of Northern Thailand in the rainy season.

 

Program

Not only will you have an exceptionally good time, but you will also learn so much more about ADVenture-style riding than you could ever imagine. What could be better than riding around Northern Thailand in the winter, on a well-prepared ADV motorcycle with friendly and knowledgable professional guides that just can\’t wait to share the treasures of their part of their backyard and show you the best time of your life?

In keeping with their motto of 50/50 riding, the Ojai Motorcycle Club will endeavor to have you spend at least half the time each day riding paved roads and the other half on unpaved dirt roads and tracks. Their goal is to make sure you have an absolute blast, but also to give you some new skills and experience that help you improve your ADV/dual-sport motorcycle riding skills as a result of this tour.

The fully supported tour includes lodging in private guesthouses, tribal home-stays and/or top-rated hotels with all meals and non-alcoholic drinks included. It promises to offer exotic adventure in the mountains of Northern Thailand, excellent food, fascinating lodgings, intriguing encounters and an optimum mixture of perfectly paved, gravel, and dirt roads.

You will spend a lot of time riding but plan on arriving at each day\’s overnight stop with ample daylight left for exploring on foot, relaxing and cleaning up in time for drinks, the evening meal and socializing.

 

Itinerary

Arrive, settle in, and collect the bikes for phase 1. On this fully catered and supported guided tour, you will ride off to the northwest, along the famous Mae Hong Son Loop that begins in Chiang Mai and follows a circuitous route through most of the length of the Mae Hong Son province.

The riding will include some of the best curvy asphalt roads in the world, while also taking you ways off and into the countryside on exciting unpaved roads, bringing you through cascading waterfalls, awesome limestone formations, and villages that are rarely seen by the average tourist.

(150 kilometers / 93 miles)
The second 5-day leg of the tour starts on Monday, January 20 and takes you to overnight near a gorgeous waterfall in the Mae Rim district near the high mountain Mon Chem. You’ll ride along the famous Samoeng Loop with many twists and turns.

(150 kilometers / 93 miles)
You will go from Mae Rim to Pai via Wat Chan.

(180 kilometers / 112 miles)
You will go from Pai to Doi Ang Khang via Huai Nam Dang, Meung Khong.

(160 kilometers / 99 miles)
You will visit the fascinating Chiang Dao Cave and spend your last night “on the road” at the beautiful Chiang Dao Nest.

(160 kilometers / 99 miles)
On day five of the second leg of the extended tour, you’ll make your way back so you arrive in Chiang Mai in the late afternoon/early evening. You’ll enjoy your farewell dinner together, spend the last “tour night” in Chiang Mai, then go your separate ways on Saturday, January 25.

Today is the departing day.

Location

This tour will take place in various locations in Thailand. You will visit Chiang Mai, Pai via Wiang Haeng, Mae Hong Son, Khun Yuam, Mae Sarieng, and many more.

Doi Ang Khang Route

Food

You will be provided with Thai food as well as traditional western food wherever available. Full range of choices from meat, fish, and poultry to fruits and vegetables are available. Excellent espresso-style coffee is widely available.

The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)

If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What’s included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All meals and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Motorcycle rental for 10 days: Suzuki 650 V-Strom (upgrade to
  • Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin available)
  • Helmet (basic only)
  • Motorcycle operation orientation
  • Gear storage in support vehicle of anything you don’t want on the bike, on the road with you
  • Roadside assistance, technical support, and on/off-road training orientation
  • Bilingual English/Thai tour guidance and cultural insight
  • Entrance fees to national parks

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Fuel
  • Tolls, fines, and violations
  • Insurance and reductions in liability
  • 2,500 USD damage security deposit (charged on credit card)

How to get there

Recommended Airport:
CNX, Chiang Mai International Airport
3 km

Transfer not provided

Arrival by airplane:
Please book your flight to arrive at Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) by early afternoon on January 12. There is an easy and convenient taxi service from the airport to your hotel in Chiang Mai. Plan on departing from the hotel in Chiang Mai after Saturday morning January 25.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

Arrival: Sunday February 23, 2020 – Departure: Saturday February 29, 2020
Arrival: Sunday October 25, 2020 – Departure: Saturday October 31, 2020

 

Please see our Terms and Conditions for additional details

Price for the 7-day is $3,445 (add $500 to upgrade motorcycle)

50% non-refundable deposit payable with reservation

Balance due 30 days before tour start.

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RESERVE

All tours can be customized to suit each group’s preference in terms of numbers of days, types of motorcycles rented and the kind of lodgings provided.

For more specific and additional information, please feel free to contact us at any time:

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