Day 1 Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang
Let the ride commence…..Day 1 takes you from Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang via Doi Inthanon. This is an exhilarating experience for any motorbike enthusiast. This route takes you through some of the most scenic and diverse landscapes in northern Thailand, offering breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush forests, and towering mountain ranges.
Starting in Chiang Mai, you’ll ride your way towards Doi Inthanon National Park, which is located in the heart of the Himalayan mountain range. This park is known for its diverse ecosystem and breathtaking views, and incredible quality of twisting tarmac between scenic waterfalls, and lush forests.
The first stop is Wachirathan Waterfall, which is located in the heart of Doi Inthanon National Park. This waterfall is known for its fast flowing water, stunning scenery and tranquil surroundings, an excellent point for an refreshing ice cream or coffee before continuing the ride. Next on to one of the first epic highlights of the ride, a visit to the Grand Pagoda Nabhapolbhumisiri and Grand Pagoda Napamathanidol. These are two of the largest pagodas in Thailand offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscape from Thailand’s highest mountain and provide a unique insight into Thai culture and history.
As you continue your ride, you’ll make your way down from the mountains and into the dense forests of northern Thailand. This is an area of stunning natural beauty, with rolling hills, crystal-clear rivers, and towering mountains providing a peaceful and serene environment. Finally, the ride ends in Mae Sariang, the southernmost spot of the Mae Hong Son District. This small town is known for its traditional architecture and vibrant street markets, as well as its rich cultural heritage. Whether you’re looking for a cultural experience or simply a chance to relax and unwind, Mae Sariang has something for everyone.
In conclusion, the ride from Chiang Mai to Mae Sariang via Doi Inthanon is a truly unforgettable experience, offering a diverse range of landscapes and cultural experiences that are sure to leave a lasting impression. Whether you’re a seasoned motorbike rider or a first-time traveler, Day 1 will already have you realising you booked the most magnificent adventure across Northern Thailand, with plenty more to come!
Day 2 Mae Sariang To Pai via Mae Hong Son
The ride from Mae Sariang to Pai via Mae Hong Son is a breath taking journey through some of the most scenic and culturally rich areas of northern Thailand. This route offers a diverse
range of landscapes, from rolling hills and lush forests to quaint villages and vibrant city centres. Starting in Mae Sariang, the first stop on the ride is the Sunflower View Point (Thung Bua Tong Fields at Doi Mae U Kho). This viewpoint provides a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding countryside and is especially beautiful in the late autumn months when the sunflowers are in full bloom.
From here you will ride some incredible twisting roads that will get you smiling from ear to ear. This day is often quoted as one of the best days of riding ever by seasoned riders. The ride takes you to Mae Hong Son, a small town located in the heart of northern Thailand. This town is known for its unique blend of traditional Thai culture and modern city life, making it a perfect stop for anyone looking for a cultural experience.Once you’ve had a chance to explore Mae Hong Son, the ride continues towards Pai, a charming and vibrant hippy town located in the hills of northern Thailand. This city is known for its street markets, nightlife, and scenic beauty, and is a popular destination for both tourists and locals alike.
Pai is known for its nightlife, with a thriving live music and arts scene. There are many bars and live music venues in the town, making it a popular destination for young travellers and backpackers. At the same time as soon as you escape the bustling main area you are greated with a laid-back atmosphere and friendly locals with some of the best selections of food in all of Thailand. Pai is a place where visitors can truly unwind and immerse themselves in their travels.
Day 3 Pai to Chiang Mai
The road between Pai and Chiang Mai is an extremely popular one for motorcyclists. Known for its winding curves and stunning scenery, the first 100km alone has over 700 curves! This is
an action packed ride through the hills and valleys of northern Thailand. The road winds and twists its way through the hills, offering a thrilling and challenging ride for experienced motorcyclists. The curves are often tight and technical, requiring riders to navigate them with precision and skill. Despite the challenges, however, the curves of this road are incredibly rewarding, offering a unique and exciting riding experience. In addition to the curves, the road is surrounded by breath taking scenery including lush forests, rolling hills and majestic peaks of the surrounding mountains. Less seasoned riders are also able to navigate these sections due to such quality tarmac.
In addition to the scenic beauty, the road is also an opportunity to visit the Chiang Dao Cave before returning to the city of Chiang Mai. This cave is located in the Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary and is one of the largest and most impressive caves in Thailand. The cave features a series of chambers and passages, each filled with stunning stalactites, stalagmites, and other unique rock formations. You will get to take a guided tour of the cave, which typically last around an hour and for those who are not clostrephobic, some more isolated sections can be explored via gas lantern including a peak at the huge array of sleeping bats that inhabit the cave.
Friendly energetic guide/s
All Entrance Fees
Safety Gear hire (helmets, gloves, jackets)
Good Quality Accommodation for the full duration of the tour
Support vehicle (5 riders+)
Breakfast and Lunch each day
Hotel Pick up and drop off
Motorcycle Insurance with a maximum excess of 20,000 baht.
Evening meal – So everyone has more choices to explore
Rider – 25,000 baht
Pillion – 12,000 baht
Support Car Passenger – 10,000 baht