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Golden Triangle Bicycle tour




Untouched Golden Triangle cycling tour

Tour code : CRBT-UTGT

Itinerary

Pick up time : 08.00 am from hotel/gueshouse in Chiang Rai city.

After a short safety briefing and personalized bicycle fitting, we will start cycling around Chiangsaen the ancient city. Where you will see many ancient sites around the city including Wat Phra That Chedi Luang, city wall and city moat. After that we will leave the ancient city by back road to Golden Triangle area where the three countries of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar come together. On the way you will experience real local lifestyle and countryside that the other tourist has never seen. We will visit House of Opium (Opium museum) and learn about the history of opium trade that led to the area being called the Golden Triangle. After that we will continue cycling through some small gently rolling hills of the countryside and pass many of rice fiends, cassava and pineapple plantations. We will have a nice lunch at the local restaurant on the way. We will stop and visit The Biggest bamboo woven Buddha image in the world. After that we will continue cycle along the countryside where you can see a beautiful mountain rage that separates Thailand and Myanmar. Cycling tour will be finished at Maesai; the Northern most point in Thailand. After that we will spend time looking at all of the goods imported from Myanmar and China (including jade and other gemstones). Those interested in purchasing goods will enjoy the opportunity to bargain with the local merchants. If the time allows, we will walk up Naga staircase to the Scorpion Mountain temple to see a beautiful view of Thai and Myanmar border town. After enjoy looking around border town already our car will transfer you back to your hotel.

Remark : 1. We will pick you up from hotel in Chiangrai city by a covered pick up truck. And then drive to Chiangsaen (the starting point). It takes about 1 hour 20 minutes.
                2. It takes around 1 hour 20 minutes by car from Maesai back to Chiang Rai city.

FACTS
Duration : 1 day
Distance : Total cycling distance is about 42 - 50 km
Group size : 2-8 people

Includes
- English speaking cycling guide
- Mountain bike with 24 gears and front suspension and helmet
- Local accident insurance
- Lunch, snacks and bottled water

- Transfer by a covered pick up truck

Excludes
- Personal drink and alcohol
- Fee to cross the border into Myanmar

Things to be prepare
Small backpack , Sunglasses, sun block, a small camera.

Price
Join group  : THB 3,500/person (Minimum 2 people)

Private       : Upon request