CYCLING THE MAE TAENG VALLEY

Duration: 8 Hours (approximately) – full day trip
Departure: Daily from Chiang Mai city
Activities: Cycling countryside trails and paved village roads
Fitness Level: This is an entire day cycling and therefore requires a fair level of fitness and cycling experience

HIGHLIGHTS

- cycle both on-road and off-road through the scenic Mae Taeng valley
- encounter rural life and gain insight into local crop production
- visit a magnificent temple
- see rice paddies and learn about rice farming techniques
- Ride trails on the edge the of Sri Lanna National Park

TRIP ITINERARY (Best Seller)

08:30 – 08:45 Pick-up from your Chiang Mai hotel and transfer to Mae Taeng district (vehicle transfer approximately 1 hour) to reach our activity base for the day in the heart of the valley. Upon arrival, your guide will assist you to fit the bikes to ensure you are comfortable throughout the day. The adventure for the day begins with a ride through picturesque countryside where farmers go about their morning routine.. During this cycling trip, we will make stops at various points of interest and your guide will be happy to share knowledge and insight of the local life. After a great ride, we will enjoy a delicious Thai lunch and some relaxation overlooking paddy fields.

13:00 After lunch we enjoy more cycling along a short single trail and along irrigation canals, followed by paved country roads winding through the valley, on the edge of the Sri Lanna National park. Then we will make a stop at a local market to learn about Thai food and spices used in Thai cooking.
Our last stop is the famous Wat Ban Den temple where you can admire the intricate details of this stunning place of worship. Ride back to the starting point where we end the trip.
At approximately 16:30, after a fun day of cycling exploration, we transfer you back to Chiang Mai and your accommodation (arrival time approximately 17.30 +).

Pricing

Code NT-01 Rate / person Departure
Join Tour 1,800 everyday
Family special 20 % discount for children under 12 years old, accompanied with two parents. -

(Accompanying participants not wanting to cycle can join this day trip also)

Inclusions
-Transportation by comfortable air-conditioned minivan or car
-Experienced English speaking tour guide
-Drinking water and snacks provided
-Well maintained 24 gears mountain-bikes with front suspension
-We provide cycling helmets which are compulsory on ALL our tours
-Partial support vehicle during the cycling part
-Thai gourmet lunch, with fresh season fruits

Exclusions
-Beverages at local restaurants/shops (apart from water which is provided during activities)
-Optional tips or gratuities
-Personal expenses, meals not mentioned

Notes

This trip will offer a great experience for families, groups and even solo travelers. Our local guides are highly experienced and will provide their own insight to the area. Our Mae Taeng valley cycling trip is operated all year long, rain or shine. This tour is suitable for novices and all abilities, however, a basic cycling experience is required.
We provide various bike models and frame sizes. Our bikes are TREK or GIANT sturdy mountain-bikes with 24 gears and front suspension. We have small frame bikes, small helmets and a tag-along trailer bike for kids.

Participants with little cycling experience: this trip is perfect for beginners as the ride is all flat. However, because most participants are experienced cyclists, we would ask you to book as a private trip.
We can customize the cycling part to suit the needs of your family/party adding other activities such as trekking, or kayak paddling.

Overnight trip and custom trip for your family
Please consider about spending a night in the valley to reduce commuting time! If during your sojourn you plan to visit attractions North of Chiang Mai, ask us about spending the night at the scenic Le Cocotier Resort. From this valley, we have quick access to the Mae Ngat lake, the sticky waterfall, some elephant camps as Kanta and the Elephant Nature Park, and the hill tribe villages in the Chiang Dao area.
This program can be organized as a private trip for families if you want to have your own experience. Contact us so we can customize a trip for you.

Call our Tour Booking Hotline: 080-499-3300 or Book online now!