Celebrate the New Year in spectacular Thailand with Bike Division. Hua Hin is the perfect setting for a week of cycling, beach time and excursions for the entire family. Once a fishing village, Hua Hin preserved the small-town vibe thanks to the Thai royalty that ensured Hua Hin won’t become overdeveloped.
Route and Information at a Glance
- 6 bike tours accompanied by a local expert guide
- 8 days/7 nights/6 LOOP stages
- 630 kms
- 525mts positive climbing
The daily bike tours vary between 75 km and 130 km. We leave at around 8.00 am and the tour could last from four hours to six hours depending on the level of the group and the route of the day. You will be accompanied by an instructor with proven experience and escorted by a vehicle with drinks,snacks,spare wheels and maintenance tools.
Your Trip Inclusions
from December 27, 2017 to January 4, 2018
- 7 nights at 5 star beach resort
- Daily breakfast and dinners
- New Year’s Eve Festive dinner
- Airport transfers
- 6 bike rides with Andrea Tonti and local expert guide
- Tour Leader Andrea Tonti
- Beverage and snacks at all bike rides
- Support vehicle and mechanic during the bike rides
- Bike Division Kit for cyclists - t-shirt for companions
- Free Wi-fi in the hotel room and in public areas
- Welcome Drink at the arrival
- 2 daily bottles of water in your room
- Fresh fruit basket
- Free commuting bikes
- 15% discount at the SPA
Cost per person $2,675
Day 1: Prologue Pranburi Dam
75km/46miles - 300m/984 Ft.
The perfect way to ease yourself into the tour. A beautiful run through quite country roads, passing pineapple plantations, rice paddies, local villages – reaching a truly breath taking dam surrounded by mountains which supplies most of the water for the local region. The terrain is mainly flat on excellent roads, but there is a steep short climb to the dam its self.
Day 2: Hua Hin - Royal Project
120km/74.5 miles - 400m/1,312 Ft.
A day through rolling hills and peaceful farm land and plantations. Passing through the unusual spirit house road. A great opportunity to ride and see roads and villages not often seen by most tourists visiting the Hua Hin area.
Day 3: Hua Hin - Dolphin Bay / Sam Roi Yot National Park
95km/59 miles - 150m/492 Ft.
A nice day on excellent roads and utilizing the new cycle paths recently installed. You will pass the 7 kings giant statues, before hitting the coastal road and following tropical bays and coconut lined beaches before reaching the stunning natural rock and mountain formations of Sam Roi Yot National Park.
Day 4: Hua Hin - Vineyard
80km/50 miles - 400m/1,312 Ft.
A day to view Watt Mongol a huge Buddhist shrine and then up to the only Vineyard in the area, a very enjoyable ride and some breathtaking views from the very pretty Vineyard restaurant. There is also a killer hill just next to it, for those who like to raise their heart rate.
Day 5: Hua Hin - Palahu Waterfall and National Park
130km/80 miles - 1100m/3,608 Ft.
A day of climbing through one of the last places in Thailand where wild elephants roam free. You will climb over a 1000m during the ride and see some stunning views and end up so close to Burma it will show on your gps that it lies just over the mountain.
Day 6: Backside of the Dam
130km/80 miles - 800m/ 2,624 Ft. A day of some climbs behind the lake.
PHRAYA NAKHON CAVE
Optional for cyclists - $105
The magnificent Phraya Nakhon Cave is one of the most mystical and mysterious landmarks of Thailand. This gold and green pavilion is hidden inside a hard to reach cave. Visitors would get rewarded with a stunning vision that looks like it's straight out of an Indiana Jones movie.
KUIBURI NATIONAL PARK
Optional for cyclists - $105
Kui Buri national park is without a question the best place in Thailand to see elephants in the wild, making it a great wildlife safari destination. And besides elephants, you have a reasonable chance to see the world's largest wild cattle species, the Gaur. These impressive bovines occur in large herds in the park. The park is the prime example how ecotourism can contribute to the protection of wildlife
Hua Hin, Thailand
Hua Hin, our base city, is approximately 144 kilometres (90 miles) from Bangkok, in the Gulf of Thailand.
The town traces its aristocratic roots to the 1920s when Rama VI and Rama VII built their summer residences here to escape Bangkok’s stifling climate.
Today Hua Hin is a delightful mix of city and sea with a cosmopolitan ambience, lively markets, tasty street eats, long beaches and a fully functional infrastructure. Its beach resort are a popular place of weekend escape for the middle and upper classes of Bangkok society.
Hua Hin has some fine shopping spots including one large Shopping Mall with many famous brands, restaurants and a Majorplex cinema. Blue Port Shopping Mall is under construction and will house such famous brands as Gucci, Armani, Valentino, Prada... it's a total new luxury mall aimed at the Bangkok elite who visit Hua Hin on weekends. There are also two night markets and the vibrant and totally unique Cica Weekend market that is a real mix of hand made art, goods and food and always lots of live music. It’s a truly unique and enjoyable way to spend an evening.
There are 3 world class adventure water parks, the newest being Vana Navara, Asia's first tropical rainforest themed water park, a sure fired way of keeping the kids happy, from rock climbing to surfing or crazy water slides, it has it all. There are also two kite surfing lakes in the area, so anybody wishing to learn how to kite surf can take a lesson and make their kite surfing learning curve much quicker.
Culture and Outdoor Activities
If submersing yourself in Thai culture appeals there are many opportunities, from elephant trekking, Thai cooking and yoga classes are all available. The many beautiful and interesting Buddhist shrines and temples to visit, including the Monkey Temple at Koa Takiab, along with its breathtaking views overlooking the town and beaches below, hundreds of monkeys reside there.
Hua Hin is a Royal Town, the king himself resides often in his palace in the centre of town and sometimes the grounds are open to public, many other Royals have residences around the town and because of this, the town holds a very special place in Thai peoples hearts. There is also the old teak Palace at Cha Am just a few Kilometers up the road which is always open to the general public.
Hua Hin surrounding areas, have some truly unique views and scenery, most impressive being that of Sam Roi Yot National Park. Take a day trip there and you will climb up into thee mountain, before descending into an huge underworld cavern that is so unique, it feels like a dinosaur could walk past you at any moment. At the top of the cavern there is a natural hole to the sky and a certain time of day the sun sends a beam of light down on to shrine that is illuminated by its rays for a few moments.