From Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
During this fascinating cycle route you will penetrate deep into almost unknown areas of Thailand. A route full of friendly people, rice fields, temples, delicious food, beautiful views, history, culture and nature.
Best travel period
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2 the ancient capital Sukhothai, with many temple ruins
3 bike along small roads, through the Thai countryside, past the many rice fields, orchards and other beautiful nature, often with beautiful views
4 Chiang Mai, the cultural, relaxed Buddhist capital of the north
Explore the freedom!
You cycle on quiet, and sometimes very small, roads right through the fascinating Thai countryside. This enables you to get to know this part of Thailand in the smallest detail. Rice fields, tobacco plantations, orchards, and jungle alternate in a playful way.
Your cycling route starts in Udon Thani, in the east of Thailand. From there on out you will first cycle towards the legendary Mekong river that you will follow for a few days. Laos is right on the other side of the river. This section of the trip is fairly flat. Following, you cycle further inland and it becomes light to strongly hilly. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, nice villages that you cycle through and the friendly people. After a few, almost flat stages, you reach the historic Si Satchanalai and Sukhothai, the ancient capital with many Buddhist ruins. Afterwards, you cycle to Kamphaeng Phet, where again you can admire history (also on the UNESCO World Heritage List).
The route leads you further along quiet roads next to the Ping and Wang rivers. It is beautiful to cycle there! Subsequently, you will drive through a hilly landscape for a few days. After which you will reach your final destination Chiang Mai, the Buddhist and cultural capital of the north, where there is much to see and enjoy.
The accommodations along the way vary: from gems to simple accommodations.