Bangkok Cycling To Luang Prabang - Tour starts in Bangkok and finishes in Luang Prabang, the World Heritage Town. We start cycling to Khao Yai national park, then to Surin. From there, we cycle to visit the Elephant Village and cycle in the most beautiful rural part of Thailand to enjoy the scenery, the endless sugar cane farm, and cassava. We aim to take tourists to see REAL Thailand through the northeastern part of Thailand UNTOUCHED by tourists. This trip is suitable for both road bike and mountain biking as the rural roads in Thailand are very small but nicely paved and in good condition compared to the rural roads in neighboring Cambodia and Laos. The cycling routes for this trip are relatively flat with the only hill on the first day at Khao Yai National Park.

Day 1: Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park (70km)
7:30 Am pick up at your hotel in Bangkok by our experienced English-speaking cycling guide. Bike fitting and tour briefing. Transfer about 1 hour and 15 minutes from Bangkok to Saraburi to avoid cycling in the busy traffic in Bangkok. We stop for rest room in the gas station and get ready for cycling on the back road to Khao Yai National Park. We stop for lunch before climbing to our hotel. Dinner and overnight in Khao Yai. (L, D)

Day 2: Khai Yai to Surin (95km)
Breakfast at the hotel. We start cycling a bit downhill to enjoy the fresh air. We stop for water after cycling and enjoying for a while and slow down to see this one of the most beautiful National Park. It is the biggest and longest hill which is just a couple of hours from Bangkok and situated between Saraburi and until Cambodian border. The lunch stop will be around 50km. After lunch, we cycle for another 45km on a more flat road. Dinner and overnight in Surin. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Surin to Roi Et (80km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready and start cycling from our hotel by taking the back road. Soon we get to a quiet small road that is suitable for cycling. We stop for water and visit "Ban Chang" which means Elephant Village and learn how elephants connect with the people in the village. The villagers should take good care of the elephants but not ride them. Afternoon, we continue cycling on the quiet road to complete 80km. Dinner and overnight in Roi Et. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Roi Et to Khon Kaen (79km)
Breakfast at the hotel. We transfer about 30 minutes from the busy part of the town, then set off our bikes to cycle off the main road along the beautiful rice fields. This part of Surin and Khon Kaen are the biggest part to produce rice whereas the road to Udon Thani has more farming of sugar canes and casava. We stop for lunch at about Km 50 and after lunch, we cycle the last 29km to our hotel to relax at the pool. Dinner and overnight in Khon Kaen. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Khon Kaen to Udon Thani (85km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, we cycle in the most beautiful part of rural Thailand from one village to another and we stop to take photos quite often. Afternoon, we cycle through many nice sceneries starting with rice fields, endless sugar palm farms, and cassava. Then we reach the villages and out to the farms and fields again as the scenery keeps changing. There are a few down hills and up hills but not much climbing just about 150m to 300m high. Dinner and overnight in Khon Kaen. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Udon Thani to Vientiane (90km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we cycle straight from the hotel. Watch out for the traffic for the first 5 to 10km. Then we get to the quiet road through the countryside. Today's cycling route is relatively flat with a maximum altitude of 150m high. We cycle on some of the very small roads through the countryside and the villages in the remote areas. Then we reach out to Nong Khai, the border town separated by Nong Khai (Thailand) and Vientiane (Laos) by the Mekong River. Late afternoon, proceed to the border crossing point at the foot of the bridge. We get our luggage and put off the bus as we change the support vehicle. Then stamp out at Thailand immigration and cross the 2km bridge and get the visa on arrival USD35 per person with 1 photo on the Laos side. Then continue our journey to Vientiane which is 15km from the border and overnight in Vientiane ( B, L )

Day 7: Vientiane - Free Day
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, we have a free day from cycling to wander around Vientiane or city tour on your own. Overnight in Vientiane. (B)

Day 8: Vientiane to Nam Ngum Lake  (80km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Fill in water and be prepared for our biking day. Event Vientiane is a quiet capital city compared to their neighboring countries but the road is still busy. So, we ride to follow a single line and watch for the traffic. We stop in a Hmong market for s short break. Lunch on route. Afternoon, we head to Nam Ngum lake, the biggest reservoir in Laos. Dinner and overnight on the edge of Nam Ngum lake. ( B, L, D )

Day 9: Nam Ngum Lake to Vang Vieng (85km)
After breakfast, we prepare for our hard day biking. We stop every 20km for a drink and snack stop. The overall route is modulated and has steep hills in some parts. We will arrive in Vang Vieng known as the gate to Northern Laos or backpacker's paradise a busy town packed with young tourists from all over the world because of its charming landscape and variety of fun activities. ( B, L, D )

Day 10: Vang Vieng to Phoukoun (94km)
After breakfast, fill in water and be prepared to get on the bike.  Today is the hard part of cycling with some up hills and down hills. So, we will start a bit early. You will be high in the mountains for the first half of the day following a ridge line up and down with peaks all around. In the afternoon it is time to relax a bit as the road is largely downhill along a valley to our overnight stop in Phoukoun, a small village on top of the mountains. Few people stop here overnight so the accommodation is very simple. It is a special experience to stay in such a place. (B,L,D)

Day 11: Phoukoun to Luang Prabang (67km)
After breakfast. We begin our cycling heading to Luang Prabang. We pass through lush forests and many small H’Mong villages that sit dwarfed by the amazing landscape of limestone mountains that surround them. Enjoy lunch with some snacks, local fruits, and drinks. Then we have a 20 minutes power nap before continuing cycling to Luang Prabang. We stop for lunch in Kiu Ketcham. After lunch, we transfer to Luang Prabang for the last 78km. Dinner and overnight in Luang Prabang. (B,L,D)

Day 12: Luang Prabang (Kuang Sii Waterfall) 62km
After a restful day, we hit the bikes for a ride to the stunning Kuang Sii Waterfall. The ride is along a small road alongside the Mekong River passing through small villages, rice fields, and forests. At the waterfall enjoy a swim, picnic lunch, and a visit to the tiger and bear rescue center before riding back to Luang Prabang. (B, L)

Day 13: Luang Prabang Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until transfer for departure flight. This trip can be extended with our Southern Adventure trip starting in Pakse. We can help to arrange the flight ticket from Luang Prabang to Pakse. If you wish to fly or cycle to Vietnam or another city in the neighboring country, we also can help to arrange with a competitive price. (B)


Join in group departure dates: On the 12th Monthly

Group size: Min from 2 to Max 16 cyclists

Tour price: Contact us

Tour Price Includes
- 10 nights of accommodation in Thailand, Vientiane, Vang Vieng, and Luang Prabang.
2 nights guesthouse in Kieu Kacham (no other better choices in this place).
- Experienced English-speaking cycling guide
- Tool kit and first aid kit
- Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
- Support van for transfer & tour with a cool box
- Snack, water, fruits, and cold drink (Coke light)
- All entrance fees

Tour Price Excludes
- All Flights, All departure Taxes
- Bikes rental and helmet
- Visa issued on arrival for both Cambodian: USD30 / Laos: USD35
- Accommodation in Bangkok City
- Tips for guides.
- Personal travel insurance
- Any services not mentioned in the itinerary, Alcoholic, and other beverages


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