SpiceRoads Launches New Road Biking Tour in Northeast Thailand.

October 15, 2015 in Tours by cipcipTrip

SpiceRoads Cycle Tours introduces Mighty Mekong River by Road Bike tour, a new 8-day adventure which journeys along the longest river in Southeast Asia. This tour offers gentle undulating hills to cycle, continuous river views to get lost in and charming towns and villages to explore along the way.

“This tour is perfect for those who want to discover rustic Thailand. It is a beautiful area and not visited by many tourists. The roads are good, gently rolling and a perfect place to explore on a road bike,” says Struan Robertson, CEO of SpiceRoads Cycle Tours

Highlights:

– Cycle along the Mekong River and stay in small riverside guesthouses

– See authentic Thailand, including the enchanting town of Chiang Khan

– Visit the bizarre giant concrete statues at Sala Keoku

Go the distance:
This 8-day tour includes 6 days of cycling from 80 km to 150 km per day clocking up a total of 694 kms. The tour is 100% on tarmac and has been designed with road bikers in mind. A support van follows behind the group carrying cold drinks, snacks and is available for anyone in need of a break.

2016 departures:
January 10 – 17
Feb 7 – 14
March 13 – 20
April 10 – 17
June 12 – 19
July 10 – 17
August 7 –14
September 11 – 19
October 16 – 22
November 13 – 20
Dec 25 – Jan 1

What are the costs?
The tour costs US$1,850 (US$225 single supplement) with an additional US$225 standard bike hire, or upgrade to hire a Trek Emonda S5 carbon bike – US$225.