7 Days

Road biking at its best

Trace the path of the mighty Mekong river as it rushes along the border with Laos, before tackling the twists and turns of the region’s magnificent mountain roads. This ride offers a perfect combo: brilliant riding and unforgettable scenery – and we’ve added an insight into the local culture for good measure. If you love motorbike touring, you’ll love this route.

Mekong River near Vientiane
Mekong River near Chiang Khong
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The details

Start Point: Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
End Point: Nan, Thailand
Dates To be confirmed
Duration 7 Days – 1,378 kms
Roads: Tarmac/Mountain Roads
Region: Northeast/Northern Thailand
Motorcycle: Honda CRF250L, CBX500, R110R, F700GS, F800GS or F1200GS
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“The route from Dan Sai to Nan is one of my personal favourites – and I’m excited to share it on this journey. We’ll pack in plenty of other incredible motorcycling roads along the way.”

Hop On / Hop Off Thailand motorcycle tours

We have segmented the 30 Day Thailand motorcycle tour tour route into 6 shorter Sections. You can do all the trip, or any number of the sections to suit your budget and time-frame, as follows:

  1. SECTION I: Border Country: 6 Days: Bang Saen – Khong Chiam
  2. SECTION II: Along the Mighty Mekong: 7 Days: Khong Chiam – Nan
  3. SECTION III: Ultimate Mountain  Roads: 6 Days: Nan – Chiang Rai
  4. SECTION IV: Golden Roads: 7 Days: Chiang Rai – Mae Hong Son
  5. SECTION V: The Lost World of the Forests: 6 Days: Mae Hong Son – Sukhothai
  6. SECTION VI: The Scenic Route: 6 Days: Sukhothai – Amphawa




Arrival Day

Day 1: After your transfer to your hotel, relax before a welcome briefing, dinner and vehicle check.

Khong Chiam - Mukdaharn - 257 kms

Day 2: We’re tracing the border with Laos on our way to Mukdahan, on the banks of the mighty Mekong. You won’t believe the scenery, as we tackle the bizarre stone structures of Pha Taem National Park, the breathtaking Soi Sawan Waterfall, and the viewing tower at Ho Kaeo. (Google Map)

Mukdaharn - Bueng Kan - 297 kms

Day 3: Today, we’ll continue north along the Mekong to Bueng Kan, ticking off the local temples of Wat Mano Phirom, Kaeng Krabao and Wat Phra That Phanom en route. (Google Map)

Bueng Kan - Chiang Khan - 355 kms

Day 4: It’s an easy riding day along the smooth, straight R212 towards Nong Khai, which connects Thailand with the Laos capital, Vientiane. Then its onwards on more clear roads along the Mekong to the beautiful riverside setting of Chiang Khan. (Google Map)

Chiang Khan - Dan Sai - 171 kms

Day 5: It’s officially a late-start this morning – though you might like to join us for a ride up to the Phu Thok viewpoint to watch the sunrise before breakfast. Afterwards, we’ll take a cross-country route through spectacular scenery to Dan Sai. (Google Map)

Dan Sai - Nan - 298 kms

Day 6: We’re going to take a road that’s brilliant for road bikes today, climbing through mountainous landscapes on the journey north to Nan.(Google Map)

Departure Day.

Day 7: Enjoy some free time exploring the morning market and temples of Nan, before the shuttle bus takes you to the airport, ready for your flight.
Departure / Return location: Bangkok International Airport
Departure time: Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.

Along the Mighty Mekong

This tour has several variables that affect its cost, including;

  • Choice of motorcycles: in ascending order of cost – Honda CRF250L or CBX500, BMW G310GS, F700GS, F800GS or F1200GS.
  • 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 240€.

The base rate for one person, riding one of our Honda CRF250L’s, sharing a twin room, and with no pillion rider is: €1,850


Base Price:850€1,600€1,600€1,600€1,600€1,600€1,600€
Bike Cost:-250€350€400€450€500€600€

Tour Program includes:
Overland Permission Services
Rental Vehicles
Vehicle Insurance (3rd Party)
Accommodation & Meals
BMW Certified Tour Guide
Fully equipped BMW Motorcycle
Luggage Vehicle
Tickets & Entry Fees
Tour Program does not include:
Passport or Visas Fees for Thailand/Laos/China
Fuel for your vehicle
Hotels 1st evening in Bangkok for early arrival or last evening in Bangkok for late departure
Snacks, alcohols beverages, refreshments, mini bars and room services
Fines, gratuities, laundry services, SIM card, phone call, fax and internet access fees
Personal medical and travel insurance

Approximate Route:

Along the mighty Mekong –  7 Days Motorcycle Tour of Thailand

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