1 Day Self-Guided "To the Top of Thailand - Doi Inthanon"

This short tour introduces you to some of the many attractions near Chiang Mai while providing an enjoyable riding experience on somescenic twisty roads. You can stop at the impressive waterfalls of Vachiratarnand continue to the top of Doi Inthanon, which at 2,565 meters is the highest mountain in Thailand. Along the way you may also see the impressive Twin Pagodas.

The route in Google Maps

AT A GLANCE

START / FINISH: Bike Tour Asia Service Center / Chiang Mai
NEAREST AIRPORT: Chiang Mai International Airport
DURATION: 1 day riding
ROUTE: Total distance: approximately 200 km's (125 miles)
HIGHLIGHTS: Vachiratarn Waterfall, Doi Inthanon, Twin Pagodas, Hmong Tribal Market, beautiful bended roads

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DAY DESCRIPTION

Chiang Mai - Doi Inthanon - Chiang Mai (200 km/125 miles)

We meet at our service center 7.30 AM. Here you will receive a briefing about the tour and your motorcycle. After you are familiar with your motorcycle you leave Chiang Mai behind and ride towards the south for an hour on the Highway before you turn right in direction of the Doi Inthanon National Park.

Doi-inthanon-loop

You should not miss the Vachiratarn Waterfall, which can be accessed from the road. It is one of Northern Thailand’s most impressive waterfalls, at approximately 80 meters high. Then you climb through beautiful pine forests for more than 2,000 meters on windy roads to the peak of Doi Inthanon, which at 2,565 meters above sea level is the highest point in Thailand.

You can visit the impressive Twin Pagodas built by the Thai Air Force in honor of their Majesties King and Queen in commemoration of their 60th birthdays. If you like you can stop on the way down at a Hmong Tribal Market where the villagers trade various kinds of vegetation, fruits and flowers grown on their own farm. Return to Chiang Mai in the afternoon using the smaller canal road through lush farm land. (Distance: 200 km / 125 miles)

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

WHAT IS INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE

  • GPS with the day to day programmed route
  • Late model of a BMW GS Motorcycle as per your choice including daily 250 km.
  • Panniers and top box upon request
  • Introductory itinerary briefing
  • Comprehensive tour script with safety tips, day-by-day itinerary, tips of activities and highlights en route, a hotel list and important contacts
  • Bike Tour Asia highway map of Thailand
  • Bike Tour Asia T-shirt
  • Emergency assistance

NOT INCLUDED

  • Entrance fees to National Parks and Historical Sites
  • Fuel
  • Meals
  • All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature

INSURANCE

A security deposit according to the below list is payable upon motorcycle hand over through credit card (Mastercard/Visa) or in cash. The full amount will be reimbursed after the tour (if no damage occurred)

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 Third Party liability insurance and a motorcycle insurance with a deductible up to the security deposit amount (according the motorcycle type)

Personal and Third Party liability coverage according to below. (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

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PICK YOUR DATE

Any departure day is possible (subject to availability). If you are interested in this or any similar Self Guided Tour please send us an e-mail to: info@biketourasia.com

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