Kanchanaburi-Ayuthaya-Sokhothai-Lampang-Chiang Rai-Chiang Mai

ABOUT TRIP

 10 Days

Sep – Jul

1441 KM

Intermediate

  • Package based on 2 persons
    including 1 Vintage bike for two: 103,000 Baht per person
  • Package based on 2 persons
    including 2 Vintage bikes, 1 bike per person:  116,500 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 pick you at Bangkok Airport and transfer you to the jungle town of Kancanaburi. Kanchanaburi is a small provincial town located in western Thailand along the Burmese border.

Well known for its Thai Burmese Rail way center and war sanctuaries, the place became popular with travelers after British American movie “The bridge on the River Kwai”. The film depicted the harsh life conditions of Bristish POW’s held captive by the Japanese army, and forced to build the bridge over the Khwae river to connect Thailand to Burma.

Dinner and overnight stay at the luxurious Hintok Tented camp resort near by the Khwae river and the Saiyok National park

DAY 2

Kanchanaburi expedition (B.L)

After a hearty breakfast we will set sail down the legendary Khwae river on a traditional long-tailed boat to fully appreciate the surrounding jungle scenery on our way to visit the waterfalls of of Erawan National park. After this, we’ll head to the historically significant Hell Fire pass, an important part of the “Death Railway track” that was built by forced labor and war prisoners during WW2.

Overnight again at the luxurious Hintok tented camp resort near the Khwae river.

DAY 3

Ghosts of the past 201 KM (B.L)

Today we start our program by visiting the famous river Khwae bridge, a significant WW2 cemetery and the Thailand-Burma Railway Center museum.  We will then head north east to the kingdom’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya, where we’ll visit the most significant ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage site.

After this long but rewarding day, you will enjoy a well-deserved traditional Thai massage.

Overnight at the iuDiaa Boutique Hotel, close to the Chao Phraya river.

DAY 4

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

We begin this day with a delicious breakfast, then partake in the longstanding Thai tradition of giving alms to the monks early in the morning.

We then head north through the central plains, to the old city of Sokhothai.

Sukhothai was the kingdom’s first capital around 800 years ago.

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

Overnight at “Le Charme”, a truly 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 grand old historical center of the 13thcentury capital.

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

Overnight stay at “Le Charme”, a most charming and relaxing 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 Thailand.

After a well-deserved breakfast, we will hit the road on our vintage motorcycles and go up North, towards Lampang, riding along peaceful, countryside roads.

On our way, we will stop to explore 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, which dates back to the 14th century.

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

DAY 7

Lampang- Chiang Rai 230 KM (B.L)

After a refreshing river dip at the lodge camp, we’ll savor a nourishing breakfast, and head further north on our time capsules, towards Chiang Rai. This leg of our trip will take us through evergreen forests, strawberry, rose and tea plantations on small and curvy mountain roads.  This is the point in our journey where the northern spell really gets you.

On the way we will stop for lunch in a small local restaurant popular with locals that offers stunning views across the Phayao Lake. After lunch we head off on provincial roads to visit the white temple “Wat Rong Khun”- a contemporary temple built by the local Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, the intriguing black house “Baan Dam” containing an assembly of beautiful wooden houses showing unique artworks of Thawan Duchanee, and other contemporary well-known Thai artists .

Overnight in a small boutique Resort nearby the Kok river (Le Patta or Nak Nakara)

DAY 8

Chiang Rai Expedition 150 KM (B.L)

After enjoying a rejuvenating swim in the hotel pool and a hearty breakfast, we will head to the Mae Salong valley on our vintage bikes, riding through winding forest and plantation roads. This region is well known for its past opium production and hill tribes. Along the way we will stop at the Doi Mae Salong tea plantation where we will try some of the local products and then head to Chiang Saen, an old town dating back to the 7th century. This historic town was also known as being the first city ever built in Thailand. We will then take a break at the infamous Golden Triangle, where Laos, Burma and Thailand meet and ride head back to our hotel.

Overnight stay in a small boutique resort near the Kok river (Le Patta or Nak Nakara).

DAY 9

Chiang Rai- Chiang Mai 200 KM (B.L)

The day begins with an appetizing breakfast, in an old colonial wooden house hidden in a forgotten part of the city along the Kok river. After breakfast, we head south west on our vintage motorcycles through undulating valleys, plantations and forests, to the old city of Chiang Mai, also known as the Cultural capital of Thailand

Lunch in the Fern Forest Restaurant’s gardens, followed by a visit to the old historical town and its main temples.

Overnight at the Baan Buri Resort, a delightful and chic hotel in the old historical center of Chiang Mai.

DAY 10

This is where our Northern adventures end…(B)

Breakfast / end of our services.