Bangkok Cycling To Yangon - 10 Days - Cycle over land from Bangkok, taking in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed cultural riches of northern Thailand, before you head over the dramatic Dawna mountain range which divides Thailand and Myanmar. Only opened to foreigners recently, this route also takes in the scenic and religious wonders of Karen and Mon states.

Tour Highlights

Enjoy the rural north of Thailand, with its national parks and UNESCO World Heritage sites
Visit the colourful Muser Tribal Market
Cycle around beautiful karst mountains and explore massive caves around laid back Hpa An
Traverse the beautiful Dawna mountains, only recently opened to foreigners
Visit the historic town of Mawlamyine where Rudyard Kipling drew inspiration for his poetry
Admire the dazzling wonder of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

Day 1: Arrive in Bangkok ( D )
Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to Grand President Hotel. Bike Fitting and tour briefing. Dinner and overnight in Bangkok.

Day 2: Bangkok – Ayuthaya – Uthai Thani (Cycling 57km) ( B , L , D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we transfer 81km to Ayuthaya to avoid the busy part of Bangkok. We visit the historical temples in Ayuthaya for 1 hour. Ayuthaya was the capital for 417 years from 1351 until it was sacked by the Burmese in 1767. Then we start cycling along the quiet back road to Ang Thong. We arrive in Uthai Thani and if time permits, climb the Sakae Krong hill for the sunset view over the town and visit the hill top temple. Overnight in Uthai Thani.

Day 3: Uthai Thani to Kamphaeng Phet (80km) ( B , L , D )
After breakfast we start cycling from our peaceful and quiet resort hidden near the town center accessed by a small bridge on the other side of the river. We cycle on the bicycle route along Sakae Krang River. It has been the main vessel for Uthai Thani. Leaving the town behind we see the intersection of Sakae Krang river and Chao Praya River. Then we cycle along Chao Praya River. Today is one of our best ride to enjoy seeing the REAL Thailand, the countryside, the villages. We stop for lunch in Nakhon Sawan at the restaurant on the riverside overlooking the intersection of Ping and Nan river to become Chao Praya River. We finish our cycling at Km80 and transfer 1 hour on the highway 1 to Kamphaeng Phet. Overnight at the Riverside Resort overlooking Ping River.

Day 4: Kamphaeng Phet to Sukho Thai (85km) ( B , L , D )
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we cycle from our hotel to visit Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park. We spend 1 hour to discover the temples, then cycling to Phran Kratai for lunch. Afternoon, we cycle on quiet countryside road along Ramkhampaeng National Park. We arrive at Sukho Thai, founded in 1,238AD was the capital of Thai empire for 140 years before moving to Ayuthaya. Visit the temples in Sukho Thai Historical Park for about 1 hour and then cycle to our hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sukho Thai.

Day 5: Sukho Thai – Tak – Mae Sot (90km) ( B , L , D )
After breakfast, we cycle along the Sukho Thai Historical Park. Then cycle through one of the best scenery in the rural of Thailand. The scenery keep changing through the sugar cane farm, the villages, the rice field and the mountain view. Today we have packed lunch as there is no local restaurant in this remote area. After lunch we cycle through the beautiful and quiet jungle. We then transfer from Tak to Mae Sot located near the Burmese border. Dinner and overnight in Mae Sot.

Day 6: Mae Sot – Mawlamyine (45km) ( B , L , D )
Breakfast at the hotel. We transfer 139km cross the Burmese border at Myawaddy. The Burmese visa has to be applied in advance, and we need the copy of the visa and copy of the passport to help the border crossing process faster. After lunch, we start cycling at Ein Du through the rural tarmac road of Myanmar. The road is smaller comparing to Thailand. Myanmar is also much less developed comparing to Thailand. We arrive in Mawlamyine. Dinner and overnight in Mawlamyine.

Day 7: Mawlamyine - Hpa - An (75km) ( B , L , D )
After breakfast, we start cycling from our hotel. Our cycling route today is to Zar Ta Pyin. Then we turn right and cycle on smaller road. Today we stop for lunch around 50km, but if we have good energy we can cycle to Hpa An to have lunch and afternoon tour around Hpa An.

Day 8: Hpa - An to Kyaikto (89km) ( B , L , D )
Breakfast at the hotel. We cycle to Thaton, the former Kingdom of Lower Burma from 9th to 11th century. We stop for lunch in Bilin, the home to the famous Kyaikhteesaung Pagoda located on a laterite stone hillock near Zoke Thoke village. After lunch cycle to Kyaikto. Overnight in Kyaikto.

Day 9: Kyaito to Bago via Sittaung River (93km) ( B , L , D )
After breakfast, cycle to have the water stop at Sittaung River to enjoy this view of the river connected to the ocean. We stop for lunch in Waw. Afternoon cycle to Bago, The Battle of Pegu. Overnight in Bago.

Day 10: Bago - Yangon (Cycling 78km) ( B , L  )
Breakfast at the hotel. We cycle 78km via Thanapin and Khayan. We stop for lunch in Thongwa. After lunch we transfer to Yangon, the capital of Myanmar, to visit Shwedagon Pagoda. Check in hotel. Tour Ends.


Join in group departure dates : On 16th Monthly

Group size : Min from 2 to Max 16 cyclists

Tour price : Contact us

Tour Inclusive :
* Support transport by A/C mini van or bus, truck for group

* Trek MTB &  helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits

* Entrance fees ,

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary

* For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels

*Accommodation in tour - 10 nights

* Experienced English speaking bike guides

Tour Exlusive :

* Travel insurance

* Other personal expenses

* Tips for guides and drivers

* Drinks at restaurants

* Accommodation in Yangon after day 10 .

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