8 Days

Dates: to be advised. 8 Days one-way to Chiang Rai: After your arrival in Bangkok you will fly to the northern Thai town of Chiang Mai. After a night’s rest in a 5 star hotel we will commence our travels around northern Thailand, culminating in our arrival in the city of Chiang Rai.

– Dates To be advised
– Duration 8 Days / 1,101 Kms
– Type Adventure
– Roads Tarmac Roads/Mountain Roads
– Route Northern Thailand
– Starting City / Day Chiang Rai (TH) / Monday
– Ending City / Day Chiang Mai (TH) / Monday


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Bangkok International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
Flights Transfers
Overland Permission Services Rental Vehicles
Vehicle Insurance (3rd Party) Accommodation & Meals
BMW Certified Tour Guide Fully equipped BMW Motorcycle
Luggage Vehicle Tickets & Entry Fees
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


RideAsia trips are a collective adventure, a team work exercise!

The route takes us across northern Thailand and south to Sukhothai. The roads traverse stunning mountain landscapes, remote villages and towns and mountain highways.

First class accommodation is available at strategic locations, along with superb local food. Your motorcycle tour guide Prasit Aphiphunya is an experienced traveler in this region, and has traversed this route and its international border crossings scores of times.

Prasit Aphiphunya - motorcycle tour guide

Prasit also speaks fluent English and takes pride in his communication skills and customer service… and in providing unmatched value and service in tours throughout Asia.

8 Day Motorcycle Tour Itinerary:


Day 1:

Bangkok – Chiang Mai. Arrival day clients arrive in BKK flight connecting flight to Chiang Mai check in and welcome dinner..

Day 2:

Chiang Mai – Mae Sariang – 259 kms. First day of riding. An early start from our hotel in Chiang Mai. Easy ride exiting the city on the old Chiang Mai R108 then continue onto R1013 and R1284 to Doi Inthanon National. In the park we will visit the Highest Point of Thailand and Inthanon Twin Pagodas before we ride down to Mae Cham on R1192 and R1088 then to R108 to Mae Sariang.. (Google Map)

Day 3:

Mae Sariang – Mae Hong Son – 166 kms. Exciting day ahead today we are heading up north on R105 to Mae Hong Son Loop “The world famous 1864 curves” along the way we visit hot spring, Karen Long Neck village.. (Google Map)

Day 4:

Mae Hong Son – Pai – 185 kms. Departing from “The City of three mists” to a small hippies town Pai. After breakfast we ride up to the Mae Hong Son View point at Prathat Kong Mu for a short stop. Then we continue to Pang Ung / Ban Rakthai Along the way visit Waterfalls, Royal Palace, Chinese village, Coffins Cave. Before arriving in Pai.. (Google Map)

Day 5:

Pai – 39 kms. Rest Day / City tour around hippie town to the water falls/temple/Chinese village/WWII bridge/hot spring/elephant ride or relax poolside.. (Google Map)

Day 6:

Pai – Doi Tung – 325 kms. Our destination today is Doi Tung the home of the late King’s Mother. Continue on R1095 to Mae Tang and onto R107 then we detour to Doi Mae Salong tea plantations, Mae Fah Luang Pagodas, Doi Tung the the late King’s Mother Palaces / Royal Flower Garden. . (Google Map)

Day 7:

Doi Tung – Chiang Khong – 126 kms. After breakfast we will visit the late King’s Mother Palaces and the Royal Flower Garden before checking out of our hotel. Continue to Doi Tung Pagodas then continue along the border bell to Mae Sai boundary post and continue to visit the Hall of Opium and Golden Triangle then continue along the Mekong river to Chiang Khong. (Google Map)

Day 8:

Chiang Rai – Bangkok. Departure day clients are free until your flight time. Shuttle bus will take you to Chiang Rai International Airport.

The tour has a several costing variables, these include;

  • Choice of motorcycles: in ascending order of cost – Honda CRF250L or CBX500, 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 230€.

The base rate for one person, riding one of our Honda CRF250L’s, sharing a twin room, and with no pillion rider is: 1,460€

TH08D 8 Days - Chiang Rai <>Chiang Mai

Base Price:1,280€1,280€1,280€1,280€1,280€1,280€
Bike Cost180€300€660€720€900€

Approximate Route: click image to se full size

We welcome your enquiry about our Thailand Hop On / Hop Off Tours

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