CYCLING THE MAE NGAT VALLEY

Duration: 7 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 good level of fitness and cycling experience

HIGHLIGHTS

- cycle both on-road and off-road through the scenic Mae Ngat valley
- encounter rural life and gain insight into local crop production
- visit a magnificent temple
- see rice paddies, as rice grows all year long in this fertile valley
- on the outskirt of Sri Lanna National Park and views of the beautiful Mae Ngat Dam

TRIP ITINERARY (new program)

08:30 – 09:00 Pick-up from your Chiang Mai hotel and transfer to Mae Tang 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. Your guide will make stops at various points of interest and give you further insight into local life. Stop for a delicious Thai lunch and some relaxation under the coconut trees or 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. Make a stop at the Mae Ngat dam for a break and enjoy the view of this scenic man made lake part of the Sri Lanna National park.

16:00 We end our ride at the famous Wat Ban Den temple where you can admire the intricate details of this stunning place of worship.

16.30 After a day of exploring the Mae Ngat valley on two wheels, we then transfer you back to your Chiang Mai 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 air-conditioned vehicle (van or car)
Experienced English speaking tour guide
Drinking water and snacks available whilst cycling
Quality TREK brand Mountain-Bikes with 24 gears with front suspension.
We provide cycling helmets which are compulsory on ALL our tours.
Partial support vehicle whilst cycling
Thai gourmet lunch, with fresh season fruits

Exclusions
Beverages (apart from water which is provided whilst riding)
Tips or gratuities (optional)
Personal expenses, meals not mentioned

Notes

This trip will offer a great experience for families, groups and even solo travelers. Our guides are highly experienced and will provide their own insight to the area. All our guides are locals.
Trip operated all year long, rain or shine.
Suitable for novices and all abilities, with a minimum of cycling experience required.
We provide various bike models and frame sizes. Our bikes are TREK or GIANTS 24 gears Mountain-Bikes with front suspension.

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, and we can also run this trip in conjunction with another trip we operate, as trekking, or kayak paddling.

Overnight trip and custom trip for your family
Please consider a night spent in the valley to reduce commuting time if you plan an overnight trip. From this valley, we have quick access to the Dam, waterfalls, elephant camps, hill tribes. We offer various types of accommodation in the valley upon request.

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!