2 Days Tour - “The Chiang Rai Loop”

If you have only a short vacation this tour is designed to give you an experience that you will not forget and hopefully will inspire you to make a longer tour next time. The first landmark is the Wat Thaton temple, a magnificent crystal pagoda with an attractive location just a few kilometers away from the border to Myanmar. Once in Chiang Rai there is time to explore this laid back town, visit the night market or just relax by the hotel. During the next day we will take another route back to Chiang Mai. We visit Wat Rong Khun (White Temple), which is today recognized as one of the main attractions all over Thailand.

The route in Google Maps

AT A GLANCE

START / FINISH: Bike Tour Asia Service Center / Chiang Mai
NEAREST AIRPORT: Chiang Mai International Airport
DURATION: 2 days tour
ROUTE: Total distance: approximately 490 km’s (305 miles)
DAILY ROUTE: Daily distance: 190 to 300 km’s (120 to 185 miles)
ACCOMMODATIONS: Carefully selected quality hotel with leisure facilities.
HIGHLIGHTS: Rural roads, plenty of bends and twists. Wat Thaton, Chiang Rai and the White Temple.

ITINERARY

       
1 DAY Chiang Mai – Thaton – Chiang Rai 300 km 185 miles
2 DAY Chiang Rai – Wiang Pa Pao – Chiang Rai 190 km 120 miles
       

DAY BY DAY

(B/L/D) = (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

1. Day / Chiang Mai – Thaton – Chiang Rai (-/L/D)

We meet at our service center 7.30 AM. Here you will receive a briefing about the tour and your motorcycle. You will have time to familiarize yourself with your motorcycle before we set off. We start our tour from Chiang Mai and after about 20 km we leave the Highway and spend the rest of the day on exhilarating twisty rural roads.

golden-temple local-gas-station

Our first stop is on our way towards Phrao. In Thaton we visit Wat Thaton a temple which is located close to the border to Mynamar, on top of a hill overlooking the village of Ban Thaton and the Mae Kok River. After a local lunch in Thaton we continue on beautiful twisty rural roads to Chiang Rai. Overnight in Chiang Rai. (Distance: 300 km / 185 miles).

2. Day / Chiang Rai – Wiang Pa Pao – Chiang Mai (B/L/-)

After breakfast we take our time to explore the remarkable Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) which is today recognised as one of the main attractions all over Thailand. On our way back to Chiang Mai we follow the stunning Road 118. Windy mountain roads with beautiful twists will lead us back to Chiang Mai. We arrive at our Service Center at approximately 16:00. Please note transfer to your hotel or the airport is not included. We are happy to arrange this service for you. (onward flights not before 20:00) (Distance: 190 km / 120 miles).

Remark :All of the indicated times and distances are approximately.

TOUR PRICES

1 GUEST

Vehicle Single Rider Rider and pillion Single Room
BMW (sharing room) (sharing room) Suppl.
F700 GS 1,199,- 1,679,- 50,-
F800 GS 1,199,- 1,679,- 50,-
R1200 GS 1,282,- 1,795,- 50,-

2 and more GUESTS

Vehicle Single Rider Rider and pillion Single Room
BMW (sharing room) (sharing room) Suppl.
F700 GS 967- 1,354,- 50,-
F800 GS 967,- 1,354,- 50,-
R1200 GS 1,047,- 1,466,- 50,-

(all prices are in USD)

Remarks
  • A deposit of 50% of the total price is payable upon booking. Rest payment is due latest 60 days before departure
  • The price for a single rider in a sharing room requires another single rider booking with the same request. If there is no other request for room sharing we will have to charge you the single room supplement
  • Prices include 7% VAT
  • The tour starts and ends at Bike Tour Asia Service Center ( Service Center Gmaps)

Due to the lengths of your International flight and the time difference you may have to leave your country a day earlier, subsequently you will arrive one day later back home. Please book your flights accordingly!

Route itinerary and destination may be subject to change in case of force majeure, weather conditions, road conditions and any other significant circumstances.

We are pleased to assist you with the booking of additional nights in Chiang Mai or any other services in connection with the tour! Please let us know.

WHAT IS INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED

Included in the tour price

  • Transfers in Chiang Mai to/from Service Center
  • Overnight at carefully selected quality hotel or resort with leisure facilities
  • Breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 dinner
  • Water, soft drinks and coffee / tea in connection with the meals
  • Late model of a BMW GS Motorcycle as per your choice with unlimited mileage
  • Third Party liability insurance and a motorcycle damage coverage (details see under “Insurance”)
  • Fuel during the whole tour
  • Road captain on a motorcycle leading the group
  • Entrance fees to National Parks and Historical Sites
  • Tour information package including riding and safety tips, details about the hotels, the route and the sights
  • Bike Tour Asia T-shirt

Not included

  • All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Riding gear (helmet, jacket & gloves can be rented at the Service Center. We do not provide pants and boots)
  • Travel insurance (cover against medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of an accident or illness). We recommend to buy an travel insurance in your home country

MOTORCYCLE DAMAGE & LOSS COVERAGE / TRAVEL ACCIDENT INSURANCE

A security deposit according to the below list is to be presented through electronic blocking of funds on your credit card (Mastercard/Visa) or in cash upon hand-over of the motorcycle. The full amount will be electronically unblocked on your credit card or cash refunded after the tour (if no damage or loss of the motorcycle occurred). For more details, please see Terms & Conditions.

Motorcycle Type Security Deposit (all in USD)
BMW F700GS 1,500
BMW F800GS 1,700
BMW R1200GS 2,500

Included for riding in Thailand is a motorcycle damage & loss coverage with a maximum deductible amount up to the level of the security deposit (according the motorcycle type).

Travel Accident Insurance, by AXA Insurance Company, is included in all BTA Guided Tour prices.

Limit of Liability: (All in USD)

Loss of Life, Sight, Dismemberment, Total Permanent Disability 30,000
Accidental Medical Expenses 15,000
Personal Liability 3,000
Public Liability 300,000

Underlying coverage is in Thai Baht’s and converted into USD using exchange rate 1 USD = 32 Baht

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TOUR DATES

This tour is open for your own private group. Please choose your desired dates - all year round and come with your friends, club or company (subject to motorcycle availability).

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