During this trip, which holds a maximum of 8 people per group, participants will learn and see parts of the rich cultural and culinary background of Chiang Mai. The routing goes on quiet and green land roads, passing the former capital of Lana, Wiang Kum Kam that shows us temples and ruins dating back hundreds of years. We’ll visit a Chinese temple, the Mc Kean rehabilitation center: a former leper colony, a special school for monks, mostly hill-tribes children. Stop at a small pottery where we can see how they produce different shapes of pottery by hand.
Ride along the Ping River and breathe the local atmosphere that makes Chiang Mai so special. We’ll stop at a candy factory and try some of the famous and delicious Chiang Mai candy, a local bakery let us see how they produce many different products by hand. On the market we see those products back in small shops, here we also let you try some of the most delicious and exotic fruits and other snacks.
During the trip we will stop about every hour to rest and to provide you drinking water or a soft drink. Halfway we will offer a small local meal (Kao Soy Kai) in a local restaurant. Bicycles used are all imported, U.S. designed, 24 speeds, front suspension all terrain comfort bikes. Book this trip in advance at your travel agent because availability is limited!
- Visit of the above mentioned schools or factories will be skipped if closed
- Excursion starts daily 8:00 AM and 13:00 PM
- Maximum 8 people per group.