Selling food boatside in Thailand. Photo via Flickr:Georgie Pauwels

Decorative statues in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo via Flickr:Xiquinho Silva

Coastal Thailand Bike Tour

Thailand Bike Tours

The Beautiful Coastal Provinces

  • This exotic cycling adventure will provide unique insight into the life and traditions of Thais and the beautiful southern coast. Long stretches of beaches, the beautiful island of Ko Talu and scenic areas around Koh Kho Khao and Khao Lak are highlights.

    The tour begins in mystical Bangkok, capital of Thailand, and then heads south through the beautiful coastal provinces on the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, ending on the coast in Khao Lak, where the beaches are seemingly endless.


    • Thailands beaches and islands
    • Bangkok
    • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
    • Island of Ko Talu
    • Fishing villages
    • Afternoon in Molken village
    • ​Cooking a meal with local Thais

    The emphasis on this Thailand bike tour is Thailand’s history, culture, scenery and of course the beautiful coastline.

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  • 2019

    Price $ 4429 £ 2306 $ 4,016 2739 $ 4614 kr 28764 $ 2,970 Single supplement: $ 820 £ 427 $ 744 507 $ 854 kr 5327 $ 550

    extra options

    Electric bike: $ 522 £ 272 $ 473 323 $ 544 kr 3390 $ 350

    please note

    Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

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  • Travel

    Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok’s main international airport.


    Southern Thailand has a tropical climate with fairly high humidity. There are three seasons: from March to June it is hot and dry, with temperatures between 27C (80 F) and 35 C (95 F) , with night temperatures in the 20s (68 F). The rainy season is from July to October, but temperatures are slightly lower, because of the effect of the rain. During this time it will not rain continuously, but in sharp bursts, and the sun can come out quickly. The cooler season is from October to February, with average temperatures between 20 (68 F) and 30 (86 F).


    Travel insurance! Wearing a helmet is strongly recommended on all biking adventures! If you choose not to wear a helmet, you will be required to sign a liability waiver. The guide is trained in first aid and emergency rescue but you must be responsible for you own safety. It is required that you obtain adequate travel insurance.


    **Important to check visa requirements! Unless you are staying for more than 30 days, or do not have onward air tickets, a visa for Thailand is not required by European, North American, Australian and many other nationalities. Please be prepared to show evidence of an onward international ticket to Thai immigration officials upon entry to Thailand.

Skill Level

Fully supported guided tour that covers 325 kilometers in nine cycling days on a mixture of tarmac and dirt roads, mostly on flat terrain. An air-conditioned support bus travels behind the group and participants can cycle as much or as little as they like and still enjoy the same views as the rest of the group.

Where You’ll Stay

A wonderful mix of local homes, beachside resorts, and luxurious lodges.

What’s Included

  • All accommodations
  • All meals except for Breakfast on Day-1
  • English speaking tour guide (two guides if group is larger than 8)
  • Support vehicle
  • 24 to 27 speed Trek mountain bike
  • Fruit, healthy snacks, water and electrolyte drinks during the rides
  • SpiceRoads water-bottle and a SpiceRoads bike jersey.

What’s Not Included

Length11 days
From$2765 Rates
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Tour Dates

*January 6, *February 10, March 17, October 13, November 3, December 22, 2019

*Guaranteed departure. Group Size 2-16 riders

Day-To-Day Itinerary

Coastal Thailand Map

Day 1: Bangkok - Ampawa, 22 mi. (35 km)
Day 2: Ampawa - Kaeng Krachan, 16 mi. (25 km)
Day 3: Kaeng Krachan - Hua Hin, 31 mi. (50 km)
Day 4: Hua Hin - Sam Roi Yot - Ban Krut, 31 mi. (50 km)
Day 5: Ban Krut - Ko Talu, 13 mi. (20 km)
Day 6: Ko Talu - Chumphon, 19 mi. (30 km)
Day 7: Chumpon - Ranong, 25 mi. (40 km)
Day 8: Ranong - Kuraburi, 13 mi. (20 km)
Day 9: Kuraburi – Takuapa, 16 mi. (25 km)
Day 10:  Takuapa – Khao Lak, 25 mi. (40 km)
​Day 11: Departure

Day 1: Bangkok - Ampawa, 22 mi. (35 km)
From Bangkok, the included transfer heads south to Mae Klong Delta area to begin the cycling at Damnoen Nam Saduak floating market, the biggest and most colorful in Thailand. Followed by embarkation on a long tail boat with a cruise through a maze of canals cutting through local villages and various plantations. This astonishing boat ride offers a glimpse of the Thailand of old where the canal is the focal point for the local people as a way of life. Once again on the bikes, the route leads through coconut plantations and fruit orchards along quiet back roads. Stops will include interesting temples such as the quirky Wat Bang Kung, held up by a huge banyan tree and the exceptional carved panels of Wat Bang Kae Noi. The night is spent in a traditional wooden Thai house by the river. Lunch, Dinner.  Elevation gain: +140 meters / -141 meters

Day 2:  Ampawa - Kaeng Krachan, 16 mi. (25 km)
After a short transfer, the cycling begins in the Kaeng Krachan National Park on the edge of a large reservoir with lovely views and breezes. The route leads along the shoreline and then inland through a tranquil area. Accommodation this evening is in a secluded and landscaped resort beside the river.  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +434 meters / -397 meters 

Day 3: Kaeng Krachan - Hua Hin, 31 mi. (50 km)
The morning cycling is on country roads through mango orchards, sugar cane fields, and palm plantations. Lunch will be at the Hua Hin Hills Vineyard where there will be wine tasting for those who want to sample Thai wine. Back roads lead then to Wat Huay Mongkol where a famous monk is revered. Overnight this evening is in the resort town of Hua Hin. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +395 meters / -382 meters

Day 4: Hua Hin - Sam Roi Yot - Ban Krut, 31 mi. (50 km)
Today's cycling follows a flat route to Sam Roi Yot (300 Hundred Peaks) National Park, with its stunning mountainous backdrop, as well as numerous caves, beaches, and limestone cliffs. After a lunch by the sea, the climb up to Phraya Nakhon cave to visit the two caverns will we well worth it. An afternoon transfer will end the day in Ban Kurt, a lovely seaside resort. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +223 meters / -216 meters

Day 5: Ban Krut - Ko Talu, 13 mi. (20 km)
Optional ride south along the coast through fishing villages to Bang Saphan Noi. Here a speedboat will transfer to the private island of Koh Talu. The afternoon is free to snorkel and see the colorful coral and fish, to kayak around the island, or to clamber up to the viewpoint. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +92 meters / -95 meters

Day 6: Ko Talu - Chumphon, 19 mi. (30 km)
Enjoy a morning swim and snorkeling before a boat transfer back to the mainland. The palm tree lined route today is along white sand beaches on one side and green lush hills on the other. As the sun sets this evening, there is opportunity to board a local fishing boat to see how squid is caught! Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +143 meters / -139 meters

Day 7: Chumpon - Ranong, 25 mi. (40 km)
This day begins on the bikes with another coastal ride, however, the terrain will start to undulate, making it a bit different from earlier rides.  Overnight is at the port city of Ranong which is also on the border with Burma. A visit to a coffee plantation is on the agenda as well a visit to orchards that produce long-gong and langsa which are small, sweet, and sour fruits grown only in the South of Thailand. Before continuing to the overnight port city of Ranong, there will be a stop at a waterfall for a refreshing dip. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +224 meters / -178 meters

Day 8: Ranong - Kuraburi, 13 mi. (20 km)
A morning visit to the local hot springs (three springs with temperatures at a constant 65°) is on the agenda before a drive to the next Thai experience at a village accessible only by boat. Local customs and traditions are experienced by spending the afternoon with a local family and to participate in a memorable dinner before heading back to the mainland in late evening. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +317 meters / -267 meters

Day 9: Kuraburi – Takuapa, 16 mi. (25 km)
Instead of a morning bike ride, there will be a morning guided hike to learn about the village's conservation activities to protect the mangroves and to restore endangered orchids, after which a short transfer will be provided to the old city of Takuapa, once a flourishing and wealthy trade port.  A late afternoon cycle through the town is scheduled as well as a visit to the Tsunami memorial at Ban Nam Khem. There will be ample time to enjoy the beach, pool, or the spa at the seaside resort. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +133 meters / -133 meters

Day 10 Takuapa – Khao Lak, 25 mi. (40 km)
Heading inland on quiet back roads, through small villages and pass rubber plantations, the destination is the small waterfall of Sai Rung, a perfect spot for cooling off before lunch. Then it's a short cycle to the beachfront bungalows for the evening. A farewell dinner is scheduled which is always a highlight as all the experiences are recounted! Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Elevation gain: +313 meters / -309 meters

Day 11: Departure

Departure after Breakfast.

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