Gems of Eastern Thailand Road Cycling Tour

Tour Summary

TOUR DURATION

11 Days | 10 Nights

STAGE DISTANCES

52-123 km
32-76 miles

DISTANCE

754 km | 468 miles

ROUTE PROFILE

mainly flat, undulating

CYCLING STAGES

8 Stages/Days

TOUR PRICE

THB 59,000.00

TOUR DURATION

11 Days | 10 Nights

CYCLING STAGES

8 Stages/Days

ROUTE PROFILE

mainly flat, undulating

DISTANCE

754 km | 468 miles

STAGE DISTANCES

52-123 km
32-76 miles

TOUR PRICE

THB 59,000.00

Tour Introduction

Eastern Thailand is made up of plains and hilly regions, the Chantaburi mountain range forming a natural demarcation line between Thailand and Cambodia. Khao Yai National Parks is rich in biodiversity, in which elephants and monkeys roam freely. The region is also renowned for pristine islands which litter the coastline and provide an ideal paradise setting for visitors to enjoy. Let yourself be pampered by our Royal Service.

You cycle, we do the rest!

Tour Highlights

Bang Saray BeachChanthaburi ProvinceChao Lao BeachKhao Yai National ParkKoh Chang IslandMae Ramphueng BeachRoyal ServiceVibrant Bangkok City
Tour Starts in:Bangkok Fly in to:Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
Tour Ends:Bangsaray (Pattaya) Fly out of:Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)

Eastern Thailand is made up of plains and hilly regions, the Chantaburi mountain range forming a natural demarcation line between Thailand and Cambodia. Khao Yai National Parks is rich in biodiversity, in which elephants and monkeys roam freely. The region is also renowned for pristine islands which litter the coastline and provide an ideal paradise setting for visitors to enjoy. Let yourself be pampered by our Royal Service.

You cycle, we do the rest!

What’s Included

✓ Royal Service Bottle refills, refreshing towelettes, storage of helmets and shoes and much more ✓ All meals mentioned: 10x B = Breakfast | 8x L = Lunch | 1x D = Dinner ✓ All coffee breaks: Iced coffee, delicious hot blended coffee beverages or tea ✓ Isotonic drinks, cola, water, and fresh fruit on all stages ✓ English speaking tour guide ✓ High-quality Team Jersey | Team backpack | Drinking bottle ✓ Accompanying VIP van with the possibility to ride along with | WIFI onboard | Espresso machine ✓ VIP Van transfer Bangkok to Nakhon Nayok ✓ Ferry to Koh Chang Island ✓ Repair service (replacement material is not included) ✓ Additional insurance during the tour ✓ Photos for downloading ✓ Farewell Dinner

What’s Excluded

X Flights X Visa fees X Bike rental fee (see tab “Rental Bike“) X Alcoholic beverages X Transfer Suvarnabhumi Airport to Hotel Bangkok 40 minutes, appr. THB 300 to THB 500 X Transfer Bangsaray to Bangkok 1.25 hrs, appr. THB 1’600 (EUR 43, USD 47) X Voluntary tips X Optional Excursions and stages (can also be booked on location)

Welcome to Bangkok – The City of Angels

Through the hustle and bustle, gigantic skyscrapers, grand palaces and temples, and a world-renowned floating market, Bangkok continues to attract millions of travelers from around the world. Thailand’s vibrant metropolis offers a multitude of possibilities for day trips. Visit the Royal Palace. Marvel at countless, ornate temple complexes or explore historic Bangkok on a river cruise. Enjoy the many culinary delights and limitless shopping at unbelievably attractive prices. We recommend spending a few days in this fascinating, exotic city. Additional nights can be booked through us.

Day 1 | Arrival in Bangkok

After checking in at our exquisite hotel in a prime location, let yourself be pampered by the range of amenities. In the evening we welcome all guests to an informal meeting. In doing so, you will learn interesting facts about our host country. Afterward, every participant will receive a high-quality Chilli Cycling jersey.

Day 2 | Transfer to Nakhon Nayok and let’s get on the bikes

Stage 1 | Touring the Khao Yai National Park ⚑ 52km / 32miles flat

We leave Bangkok in a comfortable VIP Van in a north-eastern direction. After 2 hours we will reach Nakhon Nayok, the starting point of our first stage. Nakhon Nayok is located at the border of Khao Yai National Park, which has been awarded the UNESCO World Culture Heritage Status as a unique nature reserve. After we have sorted and fitted our bikes, we are pedaling the area.

B | L

Day 3

Stage 2 | Nakhon Nayok — Prachinburi ⚑ 103 km / 64 miles flat

The primarily agricultural province of Prachin Buri is located along the Cambodian border to the east of Bangkok. As an area that has been occupied for roughly 800 years, the region contains many ruins from the Dvaravati and Khmer kingdoms. Much of the remainder of Prachin Buri province is occupied by rice fields.

B | L

Day 4

Stage 3 | Prachinburi — Wang Nam Yen ⚑ 110 km / 68 miles mostly flat

The road leads us through a landscape with agricultural products, including rice, cassava, maize, sugarcane, soybean, cotton, mung beans. Wang Nam Yen is a small town in Sakeo Province. The distance from here to the Cambodian Border is about 18 km.

B | L

Day 5

Stage 4 | Wang Nam Yen — Pong Nam Ron ⚑ 78 km / 48 miles flat, slightly undulating

We cycle parallel to the Cambodian border towards the province of Chanthaburi in the direction of the Gulf of Thailand. This province is one of the most fertile regions of Thailand. Huge tapioca and sugarcane fields cover the landscape. Bizarre limestone formations stick out of the ground. We stay overnight close to Kitchakut National Park which is located in the Soi Doi mountains.

B | L

Day 6 | By ferry to Koh Chang Island

Stage 5 | Pong Nam Ron — Koh Chang Island ⚑ 123 km / 76 miles flat & undulating

Chanthaburi's province climate makes it an ideal place to grow tropical fruits - rambutans, durians, mangosteens, and pineapples all in abundance. We ride quite a distance enjoying the colourful flora and fauna of the region. Gradually, our noses catch the salty odor of the nearby Gulf of Thailand. At Laem Ngop we board the ferry to travel to Koh Chang. Here, we spend the next two nights at a superb beach resort.

B | L

Day 7 | Rest day on Koh Chang Island

Spend the day enjoying the white sandy beach and swimming in the warm tropical sea. Koh Chang is Thailand’s 2nd biggest island right after Phuket island, but has kept its natural beauty and simplicity. The majority of the island is covered by untouched rainforest. 85 percent of the island is part of the protected Mu Ko Chang National Park.

B

Day 8 | Chaloem Burapha Chonlathit – The longest coast road in Thailand

Stage 6 | Koh Chang — Chao Lao Beach ⚑ 98 km / 61 miles flat

We enjoy the fresh morning breeze on the ferry as we cross back to the mainland to start our journey. Later on, we ride on rural road 4036. Chaloem Burapha road is popular for sightseeing and is used as a backdrop in some movies or advertisements. We spend the evening at Chao Lao Beach, enjoying the relaxed atmosphere by the sea.

B | L

Day 9 | Optional excursion to Koh Samet Island

Stage 7 | Chao Lao Beach — Mae Ramphueng Beach ⚑ 97 km / 60 miles flat

Shortly after the start, the best views in Chanthaburi are found at the Noen Nang Phaya Viewpoint. Chalerm Burapa Chollathit Road 4036 runs alongside or close to the coast for some 50 kilometers and is ideal for cruising by bicycle. Leaving road 4036 we follow the stunning coastline all the way down to Mae Ramphueng Beach. Take a rest on the beach, visit Rayong Aquarium or book a boat trip to nearby Koh Samet Island.

B | L

Day 10 | Last stage and farewell dinner

Stage 8 | Mae Ramphueng Beach — Bang Saray Beach ⚑ 93 km / 58 miles undulatin

On picturesque roads, we ride around Rayong City. We pass Ramayana Waterpark and reach our hotel at Bang Saray Beach, where a refreshing welcome drink will be waiting for you. This beach is among the most pleasant stretches of sand in the Pattaya area, as well as being a very small, quaint town with a very local atmosphere. The sand of Bang Saray Beach is some of the finest you will find on Thailand’s eastern seaboard. We enjoy our farewell dinner together at this cozy place.

B | L | D

Day 11 | End of an unforgettable road bike journey

Extension or continuation of individual journey as one chooses

B

Merida Scultura 400

Lightweight 6066 triple-butted aluminum frame with a tapered head tube for precise steering and Press-Fit 86 bottom bracket for effective power transfer. Featuring internal cable routing and aero profiled tubing as well as:

  • High quality, comfortable aluminum frame
  • Carbon fork
  • Shimano 105 compact: 50-34
  • Cassette: 11-30, 11 speed
  • Freewheel: Shimano CS-R7000
  • Frame sizes: XXS to XL
  • Weight: 8.16 kg

Tour Rental Price

5900 THB (incl. insurance) | 5100 THB (without insurance)

Next tour dates:

Saturday, 03. February 2024 - Tuesday, 13. Feb 2024
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