Take in incredible mountain scenery, remote villages and the twists and bends of some of China’s most motorbike-friendly roads on this journey through China’s Yunnan province towards Lijiang. Along the way, you’ll taste superb local dishes, take in unforgettable landscapes and uncover first class accommodation – as personally vetted by your guide, Prasit Aphiphunya.
Trace the mighty Mekong through Yunnan
|Start Point:||Chiang Khong, Thailand|
|End Point:||Lijiang, China|
|Dates||April 03 – April 14, 2021|
|Duration||11 Days – 2,054 kms
|Roads:||Tarmac/Construction/Damaged/Dirt local roads|
|Motorcycle:||Honda CBX500, F700GS, F800GS or F1200GS|
“Expect epic landscapes and equally epic roads on this journey through one of my favourite provinces, Yunnan.”
3 April - Bangkok - Chiang Kong
4 April. Chiang Khong to Luang Namtha - 189 kms
5 April. Luang Namtha - Mengla - 48 kms
6 April. Mengla - Lancang - 331 kms
7 April. Lancang - Lincang - 246 kms
8 April. Lincang - Dali. 305 kms
9 April. Dali - Weixi - 264 kms
10 April. Weixi - Deqin - 213 kms
10 April. Deqin - Shangri La - 189 kms
11 April. Shangri La - Lijiang - 269 kms
12 April. Lijiang - Bangkok
|Departure / Return location:||Bangkok International Airport|
|Departure time:||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
China’s Forgotten Kingdom
The tour has a several variables affect its cost, including;
- Choice of motorcycles: in ascending order of cost – Honda CBX500, R1100R, F700GS, F800GS, F1200 GS.
- Bringing your own Motorcycle? If you have a bike in Asia, or want to ship yours in, we can make that work for you.
- Pillion Passenger: riding with a companion is no problem.
- Accommodation: base rate is based on sharing a room, but single occupancy is available at 590€.
The base rate for one person, riding one of our Honda CBX500’s, sharing a twin room, and with no pillion rider is: €3,650
Chiang Rai to Lijiang -11 Days - One way
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Outline of route from Chiang Khong to Lijiang: click to see larger image.
The “Forgotten Roads” is one of 4 motorcycle tours of China by RideAsia
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