Trails and off-road mountain-biking, cave exploration Fitness Level , Easy cycling with off-road trails. Suitable for participants in good fitness condition. Cycling experience is recommended to fully enjoy the tour.From Chiang Mai, experience fantastic mountain biking, discovering small hill tribes villages and witnessing authentic rural life. A rich cultural experience and an active 2 days trip. Doi Chiangdao mountain area provides wonderful scenic views of Thailand's third highest peak.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Chiang Mai And Transfer To Chiang Dao
After breakfast, pick-up at your hotel and drive in covered pick-up truck north to Chiangdao area. Stop at an elephant camp nestled in lush jungle surrounding. Watch elephants bathing and demonstrating their skills. Then start the bike ride first along rural back-roads, and then along a great off-road trail, crossing a beautiful landscape and leading to small hill tribe villages. Visit Lahu, Lisu and Akkha villages, also discover the Palaung people, who originate in Myanmar and have only a few settlement in Northern Thailand. Finish cycling at Palong Village and spend the night at the Padang Lodge, a basic lodge settled in the nature. Enjoy a succulent Thai dinner served at the lodge. (Basic comfort).
Day 2: Departure
Today is an easy cycling day in great natural surroundings! Most cycling is on paved road, though the first section is a great off-road trail. While cycling is easy, the escort vehicle is always around! Afternoon cycling mostly on small paved roads to reach the Chiangdao caves. Explore the caves and relax until car transfer to Chiang Mai.