Bangkok - Phuket

Bangkok - Phuket

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Bangkok - Phuket

Next Route - West on 27/01/2019

Tour Overview

Next tour: 10/02/2019

Tour Duration: 10 days

Cycling Days: 8 days

Total Distance: 770 km

Avg Daily Distance: 96 km

Tour Difficulty

Price from:

€1399.00 Per Person

Brochure:

Highlights

  • Good and attractive routes
  • Buddhist temples
  • Luxurious hotels
  • Thai food and culture
  • Thai cooking class on teh rest day
  • Thai sea
  • Rafthouse on the Cheow Lan LAke

Included

  • Excellent hand picked Hotels & Resorts
  • 9 Lunches & breakfasts
  • 6 Dinners
  • Thai cooking classes
  • Fruits / snacks / soft drinks / electrolyets
  • Thailand Cycle Tours Jersey
  • Thailand Cycle Tours water bottle
  • Multi lingual guides
  • Vehicle support and radio mike support / first aid / mechanical spares and repairs
  • Licenced tour guides with extensive cycling and culutural knowledge
  • Insurance

Optional Extras

  • Bike hire from €150,00 - 200,00

You will head south from the bright lights and skyscrapers of Bangkok to the southern tropical island of Phuket.

The roads you will take are hand picked for there safety and beautiful forever changing scenery.

The road surfaces are good and many new cycle paths are being created at present by the Thai government since the explosion of the road bike scene in the country within the last couple of years.

The terrain is mainly flat, which means it’s easy for most people to enjoy.

Although the terrain isn’t tough, the scenery and culture you will observe will constantly change, a breath taking experience with sights that most tourist simply will never see, memories and views that will last a lifetime.

As you head south you will pass from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis which is Bangkok and once you leave the city limits you will start to see and experience the real Thailand, passing coconut, rubber and pineapple plantations, go though small provincial towns to picturesque fishing villages and to the Cheow Lan Lake. You will experience many sacred Buddhist shrines and temples with lots of photo opportunities. Then as you hit the beach roads, you will follow the Gulf of Thailand and all the beautiful bays with their crystal clear waters, and palm lined beaches, truly magical views.


Day 1 = Bangkok

Arrival in to the bright lights and mega skyscrapers of Bangkok, one of Asia’s biggest and most exciting cities, we think you will be surprised by how developed and advanced this city is. Covering almost 600square Kilometers and home to 20million people, it really is a metropolis if ever there was one. You will instantly see the modern state of the art mixed with the old, add a touch of the famous Thai culture and friendliness and you have a truly vibrant 24hr city, arguably one of the most interesting on the planet.

Free day or for the guests that arrive one day earlier, we offer a (optional) full day bike tour around the famous Skylane track around the airport included a city tour in the afternoon. Every Sunday there are around 8000 cyclists that cycle in the morning on this famous Skylane.

Bangkok is one of the safest and friendliest capitals in the world. She is definitely worth getting acquainted.

Accommodation

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Carefully decorated with fashionable lifestyle design, offers you immaculate business services, a pleasurable Borisud Pure Spa, incredible views from the rooftop bar at the 38th floor and a mouth-watering dining service with Thai specialties, daily buffet breakfasts and delicious cocktails and tapas. Enjoy an ideal hotel for business and leisure trips for couples and families in Bangkok.

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Day 2 = Hua Hin Prologue
55km 250m (flat)

Meet your guides and support staff for your cycle experience south to Phuket at 8 am at the reception.

In Petchaburi a provincial town just a short way down the coast. We shall stop have a break and visit a cave. Then we will continue for about an hour till we reach your first resort in Hua Hin.

From the resort at around 3pm we will take a relaxing ride to Pranburi Dam with its awesome views, quiet back roads with good surfaces, your first real glimpse of the beauty and peacefulness of riding in Thailand. You will pass farms and plantations and make a short stop a Wat Mongkol, a very popular Buddhist shrine with a huge image of the famous monk.

After you have had time to clean up, take a dip in the pool or generally just relax in this very special resort, we will take you into the centre of town to see what a lovely place Hua Hin is, you will have the opportunity to sample the famous sea food and Thai restaurants and also visit the famous night market.

Hua Hin Prologue

Accommodation

Vana Varin

Vana Varin is the only luxury resort in Hua Hin in the middle of a large forested area, full of trees, flowers, and especially well-know for its Dipterocarpus, a beautiful and rare plant type found only near the sea. It reaches a height of 30 feet. Vana Varin has an abundant water supply all year around because it lies next to a major river and is surrounded by big trees — a rarity among Hua-Hin resorts.

Vana Varin

Day 3 = Hua Hin - Kuiburi
80km 110m (flat)

At 8 am, we shall depart for the next leg of our cycling adventure, heading south along some of the new specially built cycle paths to wards Prachuap Kiri Khan. We will pass the new 7 Kings monument park – 7 huge bronze statues built in honor of the Kings of Thailand over the centuries.

During this day of cycling you will ride along beautiful tropical bays, through national parks and sections of magical tropical forests. The leg of the journey will see you leaving the large tourist area of Hua Hin and head into areas not often explored by most tourists, you really will start to see the real Thailand starting to unfold in front of eyes.

In the afternoon (optional) Elefant Safari to the Kuiburi National Park.

 

Hua Hin - Kuiburi

Accommodation

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

This splendid luxury resort is found on the quiet end of Kuiburi Bonok Beach, 30 minutes away from Hua Hin. Kuiburi Hotel & Resort offers its guests a secluded private beach at their doorstep. The location of the hotel ensures guests have complete privacy and can enjoy total relaxation away from the busier beaches of Hua Hin.

The resort is set on a sprawling complex, complete with a host of in-house facilities suitable for all age groups and so great that one won’t feel the need to venture out of the compound at all. The large outdoor pool is perfect for lounging around, overlooking the beautiful view of the beach

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

Day 4 = Kuiburi - Haad-Baan-Krut
110km 330m (flat)

On this leg of the journey we will ride through an army base, we will also pass through some very beautiful national park areas, we shall head to some very scenic waterfalls where we shall break for a picnic lunch, you will have plenty o time to soak up the relaxing and picturesque surroundings and take a dip under the waterfalls if you so desire.

As we pass the expansive pineapple plantations your Thai guide will explain how they operate, its mostly likely you may have already eaten or seen them in your local supermarket back home, as a huge amount is exported all over the globe.

After lunch we will continue towards Haad Baan Krut, passing small rural villages. We will arrive at our beach houses for the night, where you will be able chill and relax and watch the sun go down on quiet palm and coconut lined bay.

Your accommodation for the night will be the Sunshine Paradise Resort, from feedback of previous tour clients, this is one they all seem to really enjoy, for its sense of calm and as its directly on the beach, we are pretty sure you love it too.

Kuiburi - Haad-Baan-Krut

Accommodation

Sunshine paradise resort

Escape from it all to a tranquil beach undiscovered by tourist crowds, where calm shallow waters and pristine white sands await. This charming destination at Rumra Beach, Prachuap Khiri Khan is a hidden gem where beach lovers can unwind in stylish accommodation steps away from the sand and enjoy nature inspired activities, delicious dining and warm friendly service.

Sunshine paradise resort

Day 5 = Haad-Baan-Krut - Chumphon
140km 600m (flat)

During this leg of the journey you will start to really see the tropical environment come to fruition, this is really where the waters become abundant with tropical fish that you would often see in aquariums the forests and vegetation start to change and become truly tropical. You will also see the different style of Thai people, there relaxed attitude and even their accent and tone of voice will seem much different. You are now in the south of Thailand, getting ever closer to the equator.

On this leg of the journey, you will pass a large Buddha sitting on the top of a steep hill, with great panoramic views. We will stop for lunch at a Thai Wooden House, where you will be able to enjoy your food whist gazing at the fantastic view of the sea.

You will arrive at your hotel by the sea, if you haven't already gone for a swim, here is a good place to try, putting your feet into these waters is like getting into a warm bath, very relaxing and a good place to put on a snorkel and see what's under the water. Great place to relax after a long and interesting day on the bikes.

Haad-Baan-Krut - Chumphon

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 6 = Chumpion - Rest Day

As with even the best riders on the Tour De France, we all need a rest day sometimes, enough to legs the legs recover and the heart and head take in this beautiful environment.

For those that want to take back some tastes of Asia for themselves, family and friends, our Thai guides will offer you the opportunity to join a Thai cooking class, they will take you through step by step how to create some traditional Thai meals and you will be able pick up the pans and try for yourselves. Thailand's culture is heavily based on food and socialization around it, this is your opportunity to learn how to make and enjoy this world famous cuisine.

You will also have a many other opportunities to relax and unwind, you can either relax by the pool, swim in the fabulous warm see waters or take one of the world famous Thai massages.

Chumpion - Rest Day

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 7 = Chumphon - Paktako
80km 300m (falt)

Today's flat stage leads past shrimp farms, coconut plantations and mangrove forests. In the numerous fishing villages that we will pass you will see the typical colored fishing boats with the Thai sea in the background. Due to the short stage, you have plenty of time in the afternoon to relax by the hotel pool or on the beach.

Chumphon - Paktako

Day 8 = Paktako - Surat-Thani
165km 300m (falt)

We continue cycling, south along the beach where tourism has not yet arrived. Our journey leads to Chaiya, one of the oldest cities in Thailand. Lunch will be on the beach and for the last 55km to Surat-Thani you can do it by bike or on the minibus..

Paktako - Surat-Thani

Day 9 = Surat-Thani - Cheow Iake
70km 400m (flat)

A new day, a new experience during your bike tour through Thailand. Longtailboat to the floating huts of the Cheow Lan Lake.

We cycle to the Ratchapraba dam, where we take a long tail boat, which will brings us to floating huts in the lake . The day at the lake is at leisure. We swim in the lake or can use the small canoes to explore the lake. In the evening we take a boat tour to see the wildlife at the lake.

Surat-Thani - Cheow Iake

Day 10 = Ratchapraba - Phang Nga
70km 300m (undulating)

We leave the beautiful lake landscape by boat. On small, scenic roads we cycle south along the Klong Phanom National Park to the temple named Wat Bang Riang, which is considered one of the most beautiful in southern Thailand. A short bus drive takes us to Phuket Nai Yang Beach and we are no doubt you will have been moved, inspired and immeasurably surprised by all the wonderful things will have seen and experienced on your cycle odyssey.

For us at Thailand Cycle Tours, we take great pride and enjoyment from seeing you reach your goal.

We think you will go home with memories that will last a lifetime.

Ratchapraba  - Phang Nga

Day 1 = Bangkok

Arrival in to the bright lights and mega skyscrapers of Bangkok, one of Asia’s biggest and most exciting cities, we think you will be surprised by how developed and advanced this city is. Covering almost 600square Kilometers and home to 20million people, it really is a metropolis if ever there was one. You will instantly see the modern state of the art mixed with the old, add a touch of the famous Thai culture and friendliness and you have a truly vibrant 24hr city, arguably one of the most interesting on the planet.

Free day or for the guests that arrive one day earlier, we offer a (optional) full day bike tour around the famous Skylane track around the airport included a city tour in the afternoon. Every Sunday there are around 8000 cyclists that cycle in the morning on this famous Skylane.

Bangkok is one of the safest and friendliest capitals in the world. She is definitely worth getting acquainted.

Accommodation

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Carefully decorated with fashionable lifestyle design, offers you immaculate business services, a pleasurable Borisud Pure Spa, incredible views from the rooftop bar at the 38th floor and a mouth-watering dining service with Thai specialties, daily buffet breakfasts and delicious cocktails and tapas. Enjoy an ideal hotel for business and leisure trips for couples and families in Bangkok.

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Day 2 = Hua Hin Prologue
55km 250m (flat)

Meet your guides and support staff for your cycle experience south to Phuket at 8 am at the reception.

In Petchaburi a provincial town just a short way down the coast. We shall stop have a break and visit a cave. Then we will continue for about an hour till we reach your first resort in Hua Hin.

From the resort at around 3pm we will take a relaxing ride to Pranburi Dam with its awesome views, quiet back roads with good surfaces, your first real glimpse of the beauty and peacefulness of riding in Thailand. You will pass farms and plantations and make a short stop a Wat Mongkol, a very popular Buddhist shrine with a huge image of the famous monk.

After you have had time to clean up, take a dip in the pool or generally just relax in this very special resort, we will take you into the centre of town to see what a lovely place Hua Hin is, you will have the opportunity to sample the famous sea food and Thai restaurants and also visit the famous night market.

Accommodation

Vana Varin

Vana Varin is the only luxury resort in Hua Hin in the middle of a large forested area, full of trees, flowers, and especially well-know for its Dipterocarpus, a beautiful and rare plant type found only near the sea. It reaches a height of 30 feet. Vana Varin has an abundant water supply all year around because it lies next to a major river and is surrounded by big trees — a rarity among Hua-Hin resorts.

Vana Varin

Day 3 = Hua Hin - Kuiburi
80km 110m (flat)

At 8 am, we shall depart for the next leg of our cycling adventure, heading south along some of the new specially built cycle paths to wards Prachuap Kiri Khan. We will pass the new 7 Kings monument park – 7 huge bronze statues built in honor of the Kings of Thailand over the centuries.

During this day of cycling you will ride along beautiful tropical bays, through national parks and sections of magical tropical forests. The leg of the journey will see you leaving the large tourist area of Hua Hin and head into areas not often explored by most tourists, you really will start to see the real Thailand starting to unfold in front of eyes.

In the afternoon (optional) Elefant Safari to the Kuiburi National Park.

 

Accommodation

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

This splendid luxury resort is found on the quiet end of Kuiburi Bonok Beach, 30 minutes away from Hua Hin. Kuiburi Hotel & Resort offers its guests a secluded private beach at their doorstep. The location of the hotel ensures guests have complete privacy and can enjoy total relaxation away from the busier beaches of Hua Hin.

The resort is set on a sprawling complex, complete with a host of in-house facilities suitable for all age groups and so great that one won’t feel the need to venture out of the compound at all. The large outdoor pool is perfect for lounging around, overlooking the beautiful view of the beach

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

Day 4 = Kuiburi - Haad-Baan-Krut
110km 330m (flat)

On this leg of the journey we will ride through an army base, we will also pass through some very beautiful national park areas, we shall head to some very scenic waterfalls where we shall break for a picnic lunch, you will have plenty o time to soak up the relaxing and picturesque surroundings and take a dip under the waterfalls if you so desire.

As we pass the expansive pineapple plantations your Thai guide will explain how they operate, its mostly likely you may have already eaten or seen them in your local supermarket back home, as a huge amount is exported all over the globe.

After lunch we will continue towards Haad Baan Krut, passing small rural villages. We will arrive at our beach houses for the night, where you will be able chill and relax and watch the sun go down on quiet palm and coconut lined bay.

Your accommodation for the night will be the Sunshine Paradise Resort, from feedback of previous tour clients, this is one they all seem to really enjoy, for its sense of calm and as its directly on the beach, we are pretty sure you love it too.

Accommodation

Sunshine paradise resort

Escape from it all to a tranquil beach undiscovered by tourist crowds, where calm shallow waters and pristine white sands await. This charming destination at Rumra Beach, Prachuap Khiri Khan is a hidden gem where beach lovers can unwind in stylish accommodation steps away from the sand and enjoy nature inspired activities, delicious dining and warm friendly service.

Sunshine paradise resort

Day 5 = Haad-Baan-Krut - Chumphon
140km 600m (flat)

During this leg of the journey you will start to really see the tropical environment come to fruition, this is really where the waters become abundant with tropical fish that you would often see in aquariums the forests and vegetation start to change and become truly tropical. You will also see the different style of Thai people, there relaxed attitude and even their accent and tone of voice will seem much different. You are now in the south of Thailand, getting ever closer to the equator.

On this leg of the journey, you will pass a large Buddha sitting on the top of a steep hill, with great panoramic views. We will stop for lunch at a Thai Wooden House, where you will be able to enjoy your food whist gazing at the fantastic view of the sea.

You will arrive at your hotel by the sea, if you haven't already gone for a swim, here is a good place to try, putting your feet into these waters is like getting into a warm bath, very relaxing and a good place to put on a snorkel and see what's under the water. Great place to relax after a long and interesting day on the bikes.

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 6 = Chumpion - Rest Day

As with even the best riders on the Tour De France, we all need a rest day sometimes, enough to legs the legs recover and the heart and head take in this beautiful environment.

For those that want to take back some tastes of Asia for themselves, family and friends, our Thai guides will offer you the opportunity to join a Thai cooking class, they will take you through step by step how to create some traditional Thai meals and you will be able pick up the pans and try for yourselves. Thailand's culture is heavily based on food and socialization around it, this is your opportunity to learn how to make and enjoy this world famous cuisine.

You will also have a many other opportunities to relax and unwind, you can either relax by the pool, swim in the fabulous warm see waters or take one of the world famous Thai massages.

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 7 = Chumphon - Paktako
80km 300m (falt)

Today's flat stage leads past shrimp farms, coconut plantations and mangrove forests. In the numerous fishing villages that we will pass you will see the typical colored fishing boats with the Thai sea in the background. Due to the short stage, you have plenty of time in the afternoon to relax by the hotel pool or on the beach.

Day 8 = Paktako - Surat-Thani
165km 300m (falt)

We continue cycling, south along the beach where tourism has not yet arrived. Our journey leads to Chaiya, one of the oldest cities in Thailand. Lunch will be on the beach and for the last 55km to Surat-Thani you can do it by bike or on the minibus..

Day 9 = Surat-Thani - Cheow Iake
70km 400m (flat)

A new day, a new experience during your bike tour through Thailand. Longtailboat to the floating huts of the Cheow Lan Lake.

We cycle to the Ratchapraba dam, where we take a long tail boat, which will brings us to floating huts in the lake . The day at the lake is at leisure. We swim in the lake or can use the small canoes to explore the lake. In the evening we take a boat tour to see the wildlife at the lake.

Day 10 = Ratchapraba - Phang Nga
70km 300m (undulating)

We leave the beautiful lake landscape by boat. On small, scenic roads we cycle south along the Klong Phanom National Park to the temple named Wat Bang Riang, which is considered one of the most beautiful in southern Thailand. A short bus drive takes us to Phuket Nai Yang Beach and we are no doubt you will have been moved, inspired and immeasurably surprised by all the wonderful things will have seen and experienced on your cycle odyssey.

For us at Thailand Cycle Tours, we take great pride and enjoyment from seeing you reach your goal.

We think you will go home with memories that will last a lifetime.

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Tour Overview

Next tour: 27/01/2019

Tour Duration: 10 days

Cycling Days: 8 days

Total Distance: 844 km

Avg Daily Distance: 106 km

Tour Difficulty

Price from:

€1399.00 Per Person

Brochure:

Highlights

  • Good and attractive routes
  • Buddhist temples
  • Luxurious hotels
  • Thai food and culture
  • Thai cooking class on teh rest day
  • Thai sea
  • Rafthouse on the Cheow Lan LAke

Included

  • Excellent hand picked Hotels & Resorts
  • 9 Lunches & breakfasts
  • 6 Dinners
  • Thai cooking classes
  • Fruits / snacks / soft drinks / electrolyets
  • Thailand Cycle Tours Jersey
  • Thailand Cycle Tours water bottle
  • Multi lingual guides
  • Vehicle support and radio mike support / first aid / mechanical spares and repairs
  • Licenced tour guides with extensive cycling and culutural knowledge
  • Insurance

Optional Extras

  • Bike hire from €150,00 - 200,00

At Thailand Cycle Tours we try offer two variants of this tour, one aimed at the keen cyclist who want take in the scenery and one aimed at the amateur cyclists.

  • The pace for the Keen Tourer is 23-26kph
  • The pace for the Amateur Cyclists – 27-30kph

Highlights:

  • Good and attractive routes
  • Buddhist temples
  • Luxurious hotels
  • Thai food and culture
  • Thai cooking class on the rest day
  • Adaman and the Thai Sea

The tour lasts 10 days / 9 nights and leads over a distance of 840 kilometers.

Itinerary:

You will head south from the bright lights and skyscrapers of Bangkok to the southern tropical island of Phuket.

The roads you will take are hand picked for there safety and beautiful forever changing scenery.

The road surfaces are good and many new cycle paths are being created at present by the Thai government since the explosion of the road bike scene in the country within the last couple of years.

The terrain is mainly flat, which means its easy for most people to enjoy.

Although the terrain isn’t tough, the scenery and culture you will observe will constantly change, a breath taking experience with sights that most tourist simply will never see, memories and views that will last a lifetime.

As you head south you will pass from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis which is Bangkok and once you leave the city limits you will start to see and experience the real Thailand, passing coconut, rubber and pineapple plantations, go though small provincial towns to picturesque fishing villages. You will experience many sacred Buddhist shrines and temples with lots of photo opportunities. Then as you hit the beach roads, you will follow the Gulf of Thailand and all the beautiful bays with their crystal clear waters, and palm lined beaches, truly magical views.


Day 1 = Bangkok

Arrival in to the bright lights and mega skyscrapers of Bangkok, one of Asia’s biggest and most exciting cities, we think you will be surprised by how developed and advanced this city is. Covering almost 600square Kilometers and home to 20million people, it really is a metropolis if ever there was one. You will instantly see the modern state of the art mixed with the old, add a touch of the famous Thai culture and friendliness and you have a truly vibrant 24hr city, arguably one of the most interesting on the planet.

Free day or for the guests that arrive one day earlier, we offer a (optional) full day bike tour around the famous Skylane track around the airport included a city tour in the afternoon. Every Sunday there are around 8000 cyclists that cycle in the morning on this famous Skylane.

Bangkok is one of the safest and friendliest capitals in the world. She is definitely worth getting acquainted.

Accommodation

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Carefully decorated with fashionable lifestyle design, offers you immaculate business services, a pleasurable Borisud Pure Spa, incredible views from the rooftop bar at the 38th floor and a mouth-watering dining service with Thai specialties, daily buffet breakfasts and delicious cocktails and tapas. Enjoy an ideal hotel for business and leisure trips for couples and families in Bangkok.

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Day 2 = Hua Hin Prologue
55km 250m (flat)

Meet your guides and support staff for your cycle experience south to Phuket at 8 am at the reception.

In Petchaburi a provincial town just a short way down the coast. We shall stop have a break and visit a cave. Then we will continue for about an hour till we reach your first resort in Hua Hin.

From the resort at around 3pm we will take a relaxing ride to Pranburi Dam with its awesome views, quiet back roads with good surfaces, your first real glimpse of the beauty and peacefulness of riding in Thailand. You will pass farms and plantations and make a short stop a Wat Mongkol, a very popular Buddhist shrine with a huge image of the famous monk.

After you have had time to clean up, take a dip in the pool or generally just relax in this very special resort, we will take you into the centre of town to see what a lovely place Hua Hin is, you will have the opportunity to sample the famous sea food and Thai restaurants and also visit the famous night market.

Hua Hin Prologue

Accommodation

Vana Varin

Vana Varin is the only luxury resort in Hua Hin in the middle of a large forested area, full of trees, flowers, and especially well-know for its Dipterocarpus, a beautiful and rare plant type found only near the sea. It reaches a height of 30 feet. Vana Varin has an abundant water supply all year around because it lies next to a major river and is surrounded by big trees — a rarity among Hua-Hin resorts.

Vana Varin

Day 3 = Hua Hin - Kuiburi
80km 110m (flat)

At 8 am, we shall depart for the next leg of our cycling adventure, heading south along some of the new specially built cycle paths to wards Prachuap Kiri Khan. We will pass the new 7 Kings monument park – 7 huge bronze statues built in honor of the Kings of Thailand over the centuries.

During this day of cycling you will ride along beautiful tropical bays, through national parks and sections of magical tropical forests. The leg of the journey will see you leaving the large tourist area of Hua Hin and head into areas not often explored by most tourists, you really will start to see the real Thailand starting to unfold in front of eyes.

In the afternoon (optional) Elefant Safari to the Kuiburi National Park.

 

Hua Hin - Kuiburi

Accommodation

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

This splendid luxury resort is found on the quiet end of Kuiburi Bonok Beach, 30 minutes away from Hua Hin. Kuiburi Hotel & Resort offers its guests a secluded private beach at their doorstep. The location of the hotel ensures guests have complete privacy and can enjoy total relaxation away from the busier beaches of Hua Hin.

The resort is set on a sprawling complex, complete with a host of in-house facilities suitable for all age groups and so great that one won’t feel the need to venture out of the compound at all. The large outdoor pool is perfect for lounging around, overlooking the beautiful view of the beach

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

Day 4 = Kuiburi - Haad-Baan-Krut
110km 330m (flat)

On this leg of the journey we will ride through an army base, we will also pass through some very beautiful national park areas, we shall head to some very scenic waterfalls where we shall break for a picnic lunch, you will have plenty o time to soak up the relaxing and picturesque surroundings and take a dip under the waterfalls if you so desire.

As we pass the expansive pineapple plantations your Thai guide will explain how they operate, its mostly likely you may have already eaten or seen them in your local supermarket back home, as a huge amount is exported all over the globe.

After lunch we will continue towards Haad Baan Krut, passing small rural villages. We will arrive at our beach houses for the night, where you will be able chill and relax and watch the sun go down on quiet palm and coconut lined bay.

Your accommodation for the night will be the Sunshine Paradise Resort, from feedback of previous tour clients, this is one they all seem to really enjoy, for its sense of calm and as its directly on the beach, we are pretty sure you love it too.

Kuiburi - Haad-Baan-Krut

Accommodation

Sunshine paradise resort

Escape from it all to a tranquil beach undiscovered by tourist crowds, where calm shallow waters and pristine white sands await. This charming destination at Rumra Beach, Prachuap Khiri Khan is a hidden gem where beach lovers can unwind in stylish accommodation steps away from the sand and enjoy nature inspired activities, delicious dining and warm friendly service.

Sunshine paradise resort

Day 5 = Haad-Baan-Krut - Chumphon
140km 600m (flat)

During this leg of the journey you will start to really see the tropical environment come to fruition, this is really where the waters become abundant with tropical fish that you would often see in aquariums the forests and vegetation start to change and become truly tropical. You will also see the different style of Thai people, there relaxed attitude and even their accent and tone of voice will seem much different. You are now in the south of Thailand, getting ever closer to the equator.

On this leg of the journey, you will pass a large Buddha sitting on the top of a steep hill, with great panoramic views. We will stop for lunch at a Thai Wooden House, where you will be able to enjoy your food whist gazing at the fantastic view of the sea.

You will arrive at your hotel by the sea, if you haven't already gone for a swim, here is a good place to try, putting your feet into these waters is like getting into a warm bath, very relaxing and a good place to put on a snorkel and see what's under the water. Great place to relax after a long and interesting day on the bikes.

Haad-Baan-Krut - Chumphon

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 6 = Chumpion - Rest Day

For those that want to take back some tastes of Asia for themselves, family and friends, our Thai guides will offer you the opportunity to join a Thai cooking class, they will take you through step by step how to create some traditional Thai meals and you will be able pick up the pans and try for yourselves.

You will also have a many other opportunities to relax and unwind, you can either relax by the pool, swim in the fabulous warm see waters or take one of the world famous Thai massages

Chumpion - Rest Day

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 7 = Chumphon - Ranong
168km 110 or 1500m (undulating)

After a good breakfast, we head further south toward Ranong, on this section of the journey will be the longest but one of the most rewarding. First we will follow the coast for a while, before moving inland and following a meandering canal with a few small climbs. Then we start to head East to West across the country. We will continue until will have covered approximately 110km and then break for lunch at a coffee place, (The last 50 km can be done on the bike or in the minibus).

The terrain after lunch will have some steep climbs, but don’t worry nothing that you wont be able to manage, on our tours nobody gets left behind, if you drop back from the group, no one will mind and one of guides will drop back with you.

Ranong has many bars and restaurants, with lots of venues with live music and entertainment, we will stay in a nice hotel in the centre, so you can explore this vibrant place without having to go too far.

Chumphon - Ranong

Accommodation

B Ranong

Designed for both business and leisure travel, The B Ranong Trend Hotel is ideally situated in Ranong City Center; one of the city's most popular locales.

At The B Ranong Trend Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, meeting facilities.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the outdoor pool, massage. The B Ranong Trend Hotel is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Ranong.

B Ranong

Day 8 = Ranong - Kuraburi
128km 20m (undulating)

After a nice breakfast, we will head into the mountains and tropical forests heading deeper south towards Kuraburi. There will be some climbing and elevation, but again we will take it at a pace everyone can manage. You can stop and rest anytime, a guide will constantly remain with you and the support vehicle will always be on hand with drinks and snacks if you need them.

When we break for lunch we will stop and eat barbeque chicken, a truly lovely place, sitting on bamboo banks.

The pay off for the elevation will be the magnificent views and photo opportunities.

The day will see you arrive in a fantastic tropical resort, where you can relax and unwind.

The jungle resort is designed with unique clay and bamboo bungalows, there is a nice pool to relax in and at night, the sound of the jungle and all of its insects and animals can be heard, a very natural and peaceful place to really give you that tropical experience.

Ranong - Kuraburi

Accommodation

Kuraburi Greenview

Located alongside the scenic Phuket - Ranong coast highway yet surrounded by lush tropical rainforest of Phang-Nga, Thailand, the Kuraburi Greenview Resort is a true getaway from the hustle and bustle of big city life.

Kuraburi Greenview

Day 9 = Kuraburi - Khao Lak
78km 410m (flat)

This day will return to more flat terrain giving your legs a well earned relaxing day of sightseeing, through picturesque villages and rubber plantations. We will break for lunch in an old Portuguese Village, with some interesting colonial style buildings, very unusual, as Thailand has never been colonized or conquered by any other nation completely in modern written history, so to find architecture of this kind in Thailand is quite an oddity and very interesting.

We will reach the seaside resort of Khoa Lak, which is a very popular tourist destination with a fantastic beach, we would recommend that you explore and find some interesting place to have dinner in the town.

Your resort for the night is aptly named The Waters, is designed around very big beautiful swimming pools, one great thing about swimming in Thailand, the water is always a perfect temperature, makes a nice change from the cold pools and seas of Europe.

Kuraburi - Khao Lak

Accommodation

The Waters Khao Lak

The Waters is an adult-friendly resort set in the heart of Bang Niang Village in Khao Lak, close to the beach.

Enjoy the beautiful water features and the serene blue pools to create the sense of relaxation and tranquility for your rejuvenating holiday.

The Waters Khao Lak

Day 10 = Khao Lak - Phuket
85km 400m (undulating)

The last leg of the journey will take us on to the beautiful, world famous tropical Phuket Island, via the relatively new Sarasin Bridge, which connects the mainland to the island.

We will stop at the police boat that washed inland by the infamous Tsunami and pass the monument dedicated to those who lost their lives in that tragic event.

We continue to our journeys end at the very aptly named Heavenly Beach and we are no doubt you will have been moved, inspired and immeasurably surprised by all the wonderful things will have seen and experienced on your cycle odyssey. We will have done our job well and feel equally happy when we see you dismount from your bike with a smile on your face, knowing what an epic achievement you have accomplished.

For us at Thailand Cycle Tours, we take great pride and enjoyment from seeing you reach your goal, as we said before we are cyclists, we love riding here and we are sure by the time you reach Heavenly Beach on Phuket, you will feel the same about the place and cycling here as we do!!!

We think you will go home with memories that will last a lifetime.

Khao Lak - Phuket

Day 1 = Bangkok

Arrival in to the bright lights and mega skyscrapers of Bangkok, one of Asia’s biggest and most exciting cities, we think you will be surprised by how developed and advanced this city is. Covering almost 600square Kilometers and home to 20million people, it really is a metropolis if ever there was one. You will instantly see the modern state of the art mixed with the old, add a touch of the famous Thai culture and friendliness and you have a truly vibrant 24hr city, arguably one of the most interesting on the planet.

Free day or for the guests that arrive one day earlier, we offer a (optional) full day bike tour around the famous Skylane track around the airport included a city tour in the afternoon. Every Sunday there are around 8000 cyclists that cycle in the morning on this famous Skylane.

Bangkok is one of the safest and friendliest capitals in the world. She is definitely worth getting acquainted.

Accommodation

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Carefully decorated with fashionable lifestyle design, offers you immaculate business services, a pleasurable Borisud Pure Spa, incredible views from the rooftop bar at the 38th floor and a mouth-watering dining service with Thai specialties, daily buffet breakfasts and delicious cocktails and tapas. Enjoy an ideal hotel for business and leisure trips for couples and families in Bangkok.

Mode Sathorn Hotel

Day 2 = Hua Hin Prologue
55km 250m (flat)

Meet your guides and support staff for your cycle experience south to Phuket at 8 am at the reception.

In Petchaburi a provincial town just a short way down the coast. We shall stop have a break and visit a cave. Then we will continue for about an hour till we reach your first resort in Hua Hin.

From the resort at around 3pm we will take a relaxing ride to Pranburi Dam with its awesome views, quiet back roads with good surfaces, your first real glimpse of the beauty and peacefulness of riding in Thailand. You will pass farms and plantations and make a short stop a Wat Mongkol, a very popular Buddhist shrine with a huge image of the famous monk.

After you have had time to clean up, take a dip in the pool or generally just relax in this very special resort, we will take you into the centre of town to see what a lovely place Hua Hin is, you will have the opportunity to sample the famous sea food and Thai restaurants and also visit the famous night market.

Accommodation

Vana Varin

Vana Varin is the only luxury resort in Hua Hin in the middle of a large forested area, full of trees, flowers, and especially well-know for its Dipterocarpus, a beautiful and rare plant type found only near the sea. It reaches a height of 30 feet. Vana Varin has an abundant water supply all year around because it lies next to a major river and is surrounded by big trees — a rarity among Hua-Hin resorts.

Vana Varin

Day 3 = Hua Hin - Kuiburi
80km 110m (flat)

At 8 am, we shall depart for the next leg of our cycling adventure, heading south along some of the new specially built cycle paths to wards Prachuap Kiri Khan. We will pass the new 7 Kings monument park – 7 huge bronze statues built in honor of the Kings of Thailand over the centuries.

During this day of cycling you will ride along beautiful tropical bays, through national parks and sections of magical tropical forests. The leg of the journey will see you leaving the large tourist area of Hua Hin and head into areas not often explored by most tourists, you really will start to see the real Thailand starting to unfold in front of eyes.

In the afternoon (optional) Elefant Safari to the Kuiburi National Park.

 

Accommodation

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

This splendid luxury resort is found on the quiet end of Kuiburi Bonok Beach, 30 minutes away from Hua Hin. Kuiburi Hotel & Resort offers its guests a secluded private beach at their doorstep. The location of the hotel ensures guests have complete privacy and can enjoy total relaxation away from the busier beaches of Hua Hin.

The resort is set on a sprawling complex, complete with a host of in-house facilities suitable for all age groups and so great that one won’t feel the need to venture out of the compound at all. The large outdoor pool is perfect for lounging around, overlooking the beautiful view of the beach

Kuiburi Hotel Resort

Day 4 = Kuiburi - Haad-Baan-Krut
110km 330m (flat)

On this leg of the journey we will ride through an army base, we will also pass through some very beautiful national park areas, we shall head to some very scenic waterfalls where we shall break for a picnic lunch, you will have plenty o time to soak up the relaxing and picturesque surroundings and take a dip under the waterfalls if you so desire.

As we pass the expansive pineapple plantations your Thai guide will explain how they operate, its mostly likely you may have already eaten or seen them in your local supermarket back home, as a huge amount is exported all over the globe.

After lunch we will continue towards Haad Baan Krut, passing small rural villages. We will arrive at our beach houses for the night, where you will be able chill and relax and watch the sun go down on quiet palm and coconut lined bay.

Your accommodation for the night will be the Sunshine Paradise Resort, from feedback of previous tour clients, this is one they all seem to really enjoy, for its sense of calm and as its directly on the beach, we are pretty sure you love it too.

Accommodation

Sunshine paradise resort

Escape from it all to a tranquil beach undiscovered by tourist crowds, where calm shallow waters and pristine white sands await. This charming destination at Rumra Beach, Prachuap Khiri Khan is a hidden gem where beach lovers can unwind in stylish accommodation steps away from the sand and enjoy nature inspired activities, delicious dining and warm friendly service.

Sunshine paradise resort

Day 5 = Haad-Baan-Krut - Chumphon
140km 600m (flat)

During this leg of the journey you will start to really see the tropical environment come to fruition, this is really where the waters become abundant with tropical fish that you would often see in aquariums the forests and vegetation start to change and become truly tropical. You will also see the different style of Thai people, there relaxed attitude and even their accent and tone of voice will seem much different. You are now in the south of Thailand, getting ever closer to the equator.

On this leg of the journey, you will pass a large Buddha sitting on the top of a steep hill, with great panoramic views. We will stop for lunch at a Thai Wooden House, where you will be able to enjoy your food whist gazing at the fantastic view of the sea.

You will arrive at your hotel by the sea, if you haven't already gone for a swim, here is a good place to try, putting your feet into these waters is like getting into a warm bath, very relaxing and a good place to put on a snorkel and see what's under the water. Great place to relax after a long and interesting day on the bikes.

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 6 = Chumpion - Rest Day

For those that want to take back some tastes of Asia for themselves, family and friends, our Thai guides will offer you the opportunity to join a Thai cooking class, they will take you through step by step how to create some traditional Thai meals and you will be able pick up the pans and try for yourselves.

You will also have a many other opportunities to relax and unwind, you can either relax by the pool, swim in the fabulous warm see waters or take one of the world famous Thai massages

Accommodation

Armoria Village

Armonia Village is a perfect retreat for all those people seeking peace for a relaxed holiday style. In a welcoming and traditional southern environment you will be surrounded by peace and tranquillity where to enjoy a vacation in complete harmony with yourself, the natural enviroment and the tranquil atmosphere among the Village's guests and residents.

Armoria Village

Day 7 = Chumphon - Ranong
168km 110 or 1500m (undulating)

After a good breakfast, we head further south toward Ranong, on this section of the journey will be the longest but one of the most rewarding. First we will follow the coast for a while, before moving inland and following a meandering canal with a few small climbs. Then we start to head East to West across the country. We will continue until will have covered approximately 110km and then break for lunch at a coffee place, (The last 50 km can be done on the bike or in the minibus).

The terrain after lunch will have some steep climbs, but don’t worry nothing that you wont be able to manage, on our tours nobody gets left behind, if you drop back from the group, no one will mind and one of guides will drop back with you.

Ranong has many bars and restaurants, with lots of venues with live music and entertainment, we will stay in a nice hotel in the centre, so you can explore this vibrant place without having to go too far.

Accommodation

B Ranong

Designed for both business and leisure travel, The B Ranong Trend Hotel is ideally situated in Ranong City Center; one of the city's most popular locales.

At The B Ranong Trend Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, meeting facilities.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the outdoor pool, massage. The B Ranong Trend Hotel is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Ranong.

B Ranong

Day 8 = Ranong - Kuraburi
128km 20m (undulating)

After a nice breakfast, we will head into the mountains and tropical forests heading deeper south towards Kuraburi. There will be some climbing and elevation, but again we will take it at a pace everyone can manage. You can stop and rest anytime, a guide will constantly remain with you and the support vehicle will always be on hand with drinks and snacks if you need them.

When we break for lunch we will stop and eat barbeque chicken, a truly lovely place, sitting on bamboo banks.

The pay off for the elevation will be the magnificent views and photo opportunities.

The day will see you arrive in a fantastic tropical resort, where you can relax and unwind.

The jungle resort is designed with unique clay and bamboo bungalows, there is a nice pool to relax in and at night, the sound of the jungle and all of its insects and animals can be heard, a very natural and peaceful place to really give you that tropical experience.

Accommodation

Kuraburi Greenview

Located alongside the scenic Phuket - Ranong coast highway yet surrounded by lush tropical rainforest of Phang-Nga, Thailand, the Kuraburi Greenview Resort is a true getaway from the hustle and bustle of big city life.

Kuraburi Greenview

Day 9 = Kuraburi - Khao Lak
78km 410m (flat)

This day will return to more flat terrain giving your legs a well earned relaxing day of sightseeing, through picturesque villages and rubber plantations. We will break for lunch in an old Portuguese Village, with some interesting colonial style buildings, very unusual, as Thailand has never been colonized or conquered by any other nation completely in modern written history, so to find architecture of this kind in Thailand is quite an oddity and very interesting.

We will reach the seaside resort of Khoa Lak, which is a very popular tourist destination with a fantastic beach, we would recommend that you explore and find some interesting place to have dinner in the town.

Your resort for the night is aptly named The Waters, is designed around very big beautiful swimming pools, one great thing about swimming in Thailand, the water is always a perfect temperature, makes a nice change from the cold pools and seas of Europe.

Accommodation

The Waters Khao Lak

The Waters is an adult-friendly resort set in the heart of Bang Niang Village in Khao Lak, close to the beach.

Enjoy the beautiful water features and the serene blue pools to create the sense of relaxation and tranquility for your rejuvenating holiday.

The Waters Khao Lak

Day 10 = Khao Lak - Phuket
85km 400m (undulating)

The last leg of the journey will take us on to the beautiful, world famous tropical Phuket Island, via the relatively new Sarasin Bridge, which connects the mainland to the island.

We will stop at the police boat that washed inland by the infamous Tsunami and pass the monument dedicated to those who lost their lives in that tragic event.

We continue to our journeys end at the very aptly named Heavenly Beach and we are no doubt you will have been moved, inspired and immeasurably surprised by all the wonderful things will have seen and experienced on your cycle odyssey. We will have done our job well and feel equally happy when we see you dismount from your bike with a smile on your face, knowing what an epic achievement you have accomplished.

For us at Thailand Cycle Tours, we take great pride and enjoyment from seeing you reach your goal, as we said before we are cyclists, we love riding here and we are sure by the time you reach Heavenly Beach on Phuket, you will feel the same about the place and cycling here as we do!!!

We think you will go home with memories that will last a lifetime.

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