Kanchanaburi-Ayuthaya-Sokhothai-Lampang-Chiang Mai

About Trip

  8 Days

Sep – Jul

981 KM

Intermediate

  • Package based on 2 persons
    including 1 Vintage bike for two: 76,500 Baht per person
  • Package based on 2 persons
    including 2 Vintage bikes, 1 bike per person:  87,000 Baht per person

* Note * (B) Breakfast   (L) Lunch   (D) Dinner

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DAY 1

The Green getaway of Kanchanaburi (D)

Today, our driver will greet you at Bangkok Airport and transfer you to the jungle gateway of Kanchanaburi. Kanchanaburi is an historic, small provincial town, located in western Thailand along the Burmese border. Well known for its Thai Burmese Railway Center and war sanctuaries, the place was immortalized by the British American film “The Bridge on the River Kwai”. This popular film highlighted the bravery of British POW’s held captive under the harshest conditions by the Japanese army, forced to build a bridge over the Khwae Yai river to connect Thailand to Burma. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in luxurious tented accommodation at the Hintok River Camp, close to the Khwae Yai river and the Saiyok National park

DAY 2

Kanchanaburi expedition (B.L)

After a hearty breakfast, we will sail down the Khwae river in a traditional long tailed boat to take in the surrounding jungle scenery on our way to visit waterfalls in the Erawan National park. We then head to the historic Hell Fire pass, an important part of the “Death Railway track” that was built by forced labor and war prisoners during WW2. Overnight stay at the Hintok Tented camp, close to the Khwae Yai river.

DAY 3

Ghosts of the past 201 KM (B.L)

Today we start our program by visiting the infamous river Khwae bridge, one of the WW2 cemeteries and the Thailand Burma Railway Center museum. We will then head north east to the kingdom’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya, exploring the most significant ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage site. After this long but epic day, you will enjoy a well-deserved traditional Thai massage.Overnight stay at the elegant iuDiaa Boutique Hotel, on theChao Phraya river.

DAY 4

From one ancient capital to another 350 KM (B.L)

After a delicious breakfast and giving alms to the monks early in the morning (a venerable tradition in Thailand), we head north through the picturesque central plains, to the old city of Sokhothai. This city was the kingdom’s first capital around 800 years ago.

Along the way, we will stop at the Huppatad national park and explore its giant fern forests, then continue our road trip to the city of Kamphaeng Phet and visit it’s ruins and old city walls.

Overnight stay at “Le Charme” – an utterly charming and comfortable resort close to the Sukhothai historical center.

DAY 5

Sukhothai exploration, 100 KM (B.L)

After breakfast, we will spend the day visiting the old historical center of the 13th century capital.

Built in it’s own and very particular architectural style, this ancient town will take you back to the Kingdom’s golden age.

Overnight stay at the boutique “Le Charme” resort, close to the Sukhothai historical center.

DAY 6

Green Lampang, 210 KM (B.L)

We are now leaving the central plains to slowly enter the northern mountainous part of the country.

After a well-deserved breakfast, we will hit the road on our vintage motorcycles and  head further north, towards Lampang through peaceful countryside roads.

On this leg of the trip, we will visit the historical site of Sri Satchanalai, then the Elephant Conservation Center and finally the “What Phra That Lampang Luang”, the country’s only fortified temple dating back to the 14th century.

Overnight at the lovely Lampang River Lodge,  staying in a traditional Lanna house in a verdant garden under the protective shade of mature jungle trees.

DAY 7

Lampang – Chiang Mai, 120 KM (B.L.D)

After a refreshing dip in the lodge pool and a good breakfast, we will head North West, through provincial roads to the old historical center of Chiang Mai where, we explore the old town’s most significant temples; Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Phra Sing, Wat Chiang Man and Wat Umong.

We will then jump back onto our vintage bikes and head to Doi Suthep mountain, to visit the Doi Suthep temple dating back to the 13th century. This historic temple offers stunning panaromic views over Chiang Mai.

Dinner in Chaing Mai’s best northern-Thai restaurant in the city’s Nimmanheimin quarter.

Overnight at the Baan Buri Resort, an initmate and charming hotel in the old historical town centre of Chiang Mai.

DAY 8

This is where our Northern adventures end…(B)

Breakfast- end of our services