Thailand Popular Coastal Cycling
11 Days/10 nights Biking Bangkok- Phuket
Tour A, Easy, Bangkok-Phuket Tour
- Tour for bon vivant cyclists with an average speed of 22 - 25 km/h
- Pulsating metropolis Bangkok
- Wonderful beaches
- Stunning landscapes
- One rest day at the sea
- Two oceans
- 608 kilometres (378 m.) total
An exotic road bike journey on traffic deserted roads along the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, going from Bangkok to the island of Phuket in the south of Thailand. This trip is full of variety as we pass lush plantations, green rice paddies, magnificent temple sites, as well as tropical jungle and bizarre limestone karsts.
We ride mostly on roads that are practically
traffic deserted, directly down the coastline where we experience lots of traditional villages.
Most stages finish at beautiful beaches, perfect for swimming and relaxing. Enthusiastic
cyclists and culture lovers of all ages, this is the cycling tour for you!
All accommodation is in beautiful hotels, often located directly by the seaside and most boasting a swimming pool.
8 stages from 43 km - 77 km (28 – 48 miles) mostly flat.
Total Cycling Distance = 608 km (378 miles)
Bangkok - Phuket Stunning journey along the coast of Thailand from the City of Angels to the Pearl of the Andaman Sea.
Bangkok, the pulsating metropolis of Thailand, offers uncountable choices for excursions,
including temple visits, palaces, klongs, museums. With all the culinary treats that one could
desire and a true shoppers’ paradise. There is the opportunity to visit the huge Chatuchak
weekend market on the Saturday before the tour starts.
We recommend that you stay a couple of days before the road bike tour in Bangkok. We are happy to help you book your accommodation in Bangkok and can provide you with further information as required.
1st day - arrival to Bangkok
We stay in the 4* hotel on Sukhumvit Road in the heart of Bangkok. In the evening, we welcome you in the hotel lobby, where you will receive all the information regarding the tour, as well as interesting details about your host country. Afterwards we will hand over the team jerseys to all participants.
2nd day - Transfer to Hua Hin, Adjusting of the bikes
We leave Bangkok in a comfortable minibus in the direction of Phetchaburi. The outward drive from the heart of Bangkok to our start location takes about 3 hours. Our starting stage, rolls along flat side roads down the coast to Cha – Am, where we rest for lunch. We ride the last miles to Hua Hin along low traffic main roads. Hua Hin is Thailand’s eldest sea side resort and welcomes us with plenty of good restaurants, shops, and a 5 km (3 miles) long sandy beach.In the afternoon we will check in to our Hotel and refresh ourselves in the big pool. Further on,we adjust the bikes for next day’s tour start.
3rd day - 1st stage, Hua Hin - Dolphin Bay - 45km(28miles) Excursion to National Park
We start the tour by enjoying the mouth-watering breakfast at the Hilton Hotel and before embarking on the first stage. The Pranburi region is well-known for its huge pineapple plantations. After a breath-taking coastal ride we reach Dolphin Bay. The beautiful sandy beach offers ideal conditions for swimming. In the afternoon, we will do an excursion to the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park.
4th day 2nd stage, Dolphin Bay - Prachuap Khiri Khan, 77km (48miles), flat
After a delicious breakfast, we ride on very smooth rural roads through countryside shaped by shrimp farms. We cross the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park and head towards the sleepy town of Prachuap Khiri Khan. We arrive on the seaside promenade of Prachuap and ride across the airbase. Our boutique hotel is located directly by the sea. In the evening we have the opportunity to enjoy the fine local specialties on the seaside
5th day 3rd stage, Prachuap Khiri Khan - Haad Ban Krut , 63km (39miles), mostly flat
We ride along good quality side roads, and then continue on the main road. We then leave this road and ride the last 15 km (9 miles) back on side roads to the beach of Haad Ban Krut – our finishing point for the day’s stage. The tiny village is one of Thailand’s hidden gems. At the end of the idyllic beach, perfect for swimming, is a very nice hilltop temple site. Here, we enjoy the view over the enchanting bay and the surrounding area covered by green foliage. The resort is located directly on the dreamlike sandy beach, beckoning us to relax.
6th day 4th stage Haad Ban Krut - Chumphon 72km (45miles) rolling, bus transfer 50km (31miles)
After the bus transfer to Bang Boet, we have time to enjoy a drink by the sea before starting on the stage. We arrive at the hilltop Kaeo Prasert temple with stunning views over the wonderful Thung Maha Bay. We cycle this slightly undulating stage on side roads rich in variety, passing through plantations, rice paddies and palm tree groves. In the little villages we are always greeted with a heartily "Hello's". The beach of Ao Thung Wua Laen is our finishing point for the day and is located 15 km (9 miles) outside of Chumphon.
7th day R & R in Chumphon
The rest day offers the opportunity to sleep in, relax or stay by the Hotel pool. Nature lovers prefer the white sandy beach and the warm sea water. Later on, treat yourself to a massage! Those with energy can enjoy an additional cycle. Chumphon is considered as the door to the south of Thailand and therefore offers plenty of areas to explore. Or just enjoy the day at this beautiful beach, which is another hidden gem!
8th day 5th stage Chumphon -Ranong, 71km (44 miles) rolling,bus transfer 43km
We arrive in Chumphon, the capital of the province, by bus. The road then gets a bit steeper,and more undulating. We pass splendid fruit orchards and tall palm trees with fan like tops. On the way, we have the opportunity to taste the local Dim Sum specialties. We pass the Isthmus of Kra, the narrowest part of the Malaysian peninsular. Now it's time to get on the bike. Ranong is located on the Indian Ocean. Here we check in to the hotel that offers hot spa/thermal pools and a swimming pool. The thermal waters are renowned for their healing effects. We can unwind in the hot water pools or in the pool outside, and even have a massage at the wellness facility.
9th day 6th stage Ranon- Kuraburi = 75km (47 miles) rolling bus transfer 52km (32miles)
After the morning bus transfer we ride on gently rolling roads, with our sights set on the rain forest. The last few miles towards our stage finishing point include a rise up to our hotel, located like an oasis in the middle of the jungle. The beautiful resort is set in a splendid garden with a little lake and a swimming pool that invite us to a refreshing bath. We let the feeling of the evergreen rain forest sink in.
10th day 7th stage Kuraburi - Khao Lak , 74km (46 miles) gently rolling
Today’s stage begins with a descent through rubber plantations, coconut groves and little villages to Takuapa. After Takuapa, we will reach the coast of the Andaman Sea. Khao Lak is located at the foot of the lush green Lamru National Park. The resort’s swimming pool and the beautiful white sandy beach invite us for a swim. Jungle fans can explore the National Park on the back of an elephant!
11th day End of an exciting Tour
8th stage Khao Lak-Phuket , 60km (37 miles), rolling/flat, bus transfer 28km (17 miles)
LAND PACKAGE FARE :
- All overnight accommodation includes breakfast
- English-speaking tour guide
- Team jersey
- Team back pack
- Team wallet
- 0.75 l drinking bottle
- Isotonic drinks and fruits provided on all stages
- Minibus transfer to Phetchaburi
- Escort bus with luggage trailer, passengers possible
- National Park fees
- Repair service
- Pictures for download
- Insurance cover over duration of tour
- Five Star all-round service
Not included services (rates in Thai Baht per taxi)
- Bike rentals
- Taxi transfer into Bangkok ~ THB 300 to THB 500
- Taxi transfer to Phuket Airport ~ THB 600 to THB 900
- Optional tip for the staff
- All meals
- Accommodation in Phuket is not included
- There is the option to take part in the "Tour Kitty" to cover snacks and meals
through the tour (~ THB 1'500 , Eur 40)
- Possible additional charge for transportation of bike cases
- Personal bikes will be fixed in Phetchaburi (after minibus transfer)