Chiang Mai Countryside to Lamphun Full Day Cycling Tour (-/L/-)
Our friendly local guide will meet up with you at the hotel’s lobby at 08:00am. Then, he/she will brief you through the route you will take for cycling today. Remember to bring camera, sunglasses, sunscreen and comfortable cycling clothes. After the briefing is done, you will start with a ride out to the train station to catch a train to Lamphun. It will take you approx 30 minutes to travel by train to Lamphun. After arriving at the Lamphun Train Station, gear up your bike and cycle from the Lamphun railway station through quiet streets and lanes past the ancient city wall to the sacred Temple of Phra That Hariphunchai with its imposing golden chedi. Once you are out of the city, the bike tour will cut across the countryside towards Chiang Mai, wandering through fruit orchards and along canals. Then, the tour takes a break in a small village market on the banks of the Ping River for some deliciously simple Thai food. Enjoy & savour your lunch to recharge your body before start biking again. After lunch, bike across the Ping River and on through rice paddies arriving at the wood carving village of Ban Tawai. Parking our bikes we will take a few moments to admire the carved wood of the temple of the wood carvers.
Bike from Ban Tawai along the main road to the Hang Dong District Market. At the market hop off the bikes for a tour of the local market and take the opportunity to have some cold drinks and local Thai snacks. Cycling the backroads and country lanes making our way through small villages, out across the plain to forested lanes in the foothills of Doi Suthep. Along the way we will stop at an ancient shrine and a beekeeping training center. After a few rolling hills we come to the renowned forest temple and meditation center of Wat Umong. Leaving the bikes once again, take a stroll through the temple’s caves. Back on the bike for the last stretch into the city passing the the University of Chiang Mai campus along the way. Eventually you and your bicycles will arrive back at the hotel in Chiang Mai’s old city to conclude the bike tour. Tour ends with a farewell from our local guide and driver at the hotel or you can also book your next trip to visit Pattaya or Vietnam. Thank you for using our services. We look forward to serve you again.