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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 16 people
Destination(s): Thailand   Laos  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Boating and Sailing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1800 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1800 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Details:
- Total distance: 650 km
- Number of cycling days: 7 full days and 3 half-days.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Chiang Mai - Ban Tawai. Start in the bustling and energetic Chiang Mai. The combination of rugged mountain scenery and the rich, varied cultures still hardly tainted by tourism make this tour a very special experience.

Day 2: Transfer out of Chiang Mai and ride tribal trails to Chiang Dao. Traveling by boat as well as bicycle, we pass through limestone canyons and jungle covered valleys, home to many ethnic tribes.

Day 3: Quiet back roads to Mae Salak.

Day 4: Off road ride and boats along the Mae Kok River and then transfer or ride to Chiang Rai. We head north to Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle before heading into Laos and heading down the mighty Mekong.

Day 5: Transfer out of Chiang Rai and then ride along the Mekong to Chiang Khong.

Day 6: Cross border and slow boat to Pakbeng.

Day 7: Ride through mountain and jungle scenery to Muang Beng.

Day 8: Ride through rural Laos to Udom Xai.

Day 9: Cross the Central highlands to Nong Kiau.

Day 10: Boat to Pak Ou caves and Ride to Luang Prabang. Nestled among mountains at the confluence of the Mekong and Khan Rivers, this delightful town has a unique and special charm. We spend the last days of the tour cycling amongst the temples and discovering the French colonial splendor that drove UNESCO to make Luang Prabang a world heritage site.

Day 11: Optional morning ride to Krungsri Falls - transfer to airport or stay and enjoy Luang Prabang.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Single Supplement USD $295
Bike Hire USD $135

Price Includes:
- All meals
- Air-conditioned minibuses and luggage truck rigged to take bikes
- Cycling leader and an English-speaking Laos Thai guide
- Drivers and assistants
- Accommodation: one night in 4-star hotel, six nights in 2-3 star hotels, 2 nights in local guest houses.

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