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Motorcycle Tour
7-day, Thailand GS Trophy Experience (Dual Terrain)

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This 7-day (5 riding days) tour comprises some of the best riding all over Thailand with endless corners, great paved and unpaved roads, spectacular scenery, and sections of the 2016 GS Trophy trail. A truly 'dual terrain' motorcycle experience.


per rider in shared/double room incl. Triumph Tiger Sport 850 (Only available for a booking of two persons. Single travelers need to choose the single room surcharge.) $4,150.00
per rider in shared/double room incl. Triumph Tiger 900 GT Pro (Only available for a booking of two persons. Single travelers need to choose the single room surcharge.) $4,250.00
per rider in shared/double room incl. BMW R1250 GS (Only available for a booking of two persons. Single travelers need to choose the single room surcharge.) $4,350.00
per person single room (surcharge - only available with an additional selection of the basic price "per rider in shared twin/double room") $330.00
IMPORTANT: The price for a single rider in a sharing room requires another single rider booking with the same request. If there is no other request for room sharing we will have to charge you the single room supplement
Rental riding helmet, jacket and gloves (surcharge) - On request


Airport/Hotel/Bike Tour Asia’s Service Center transfers in Chiang Mai during arrival and departure day
6 nights with Breakfast each day at carefully selected quality hotels and resorts with leisure facilities
5 Lunches & 6 Dinners
Water, soft drinks, coffee/tea in connection with the meals
Late-model Triumph Tiger or BMW GS motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage and fuel
Suitable off road tyres
Experienced Tour leader on a motorcycle
English speaking licensed Tour guide
Tour descriptions
Entrance fees to national parks on itinerary
Tools & tire repair kits & service
Third Party liability insurance and a motorcycle damage coverage
Not included
Alcoholic beverages
Other activity options on the riding-free day (Long neck, Mud spa, etc.)
Personal Items, gifts, snacks, etc.
Personal Travel Insurance (mandatory for our tours).
All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature.

More details

Start/Finish: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Arrival/Departure: Chiang Mai Airport
Duration: 7 days total, 5 riding days
Total riding distance: 1200km
Daily stages: between 150-300km
Terrain: Paved & Unpaved Sections
Rest days: No
Weather: Depends on what time of the year you are in, the temperature can drop to around 10°C (50°F) during the cold season night, or can go as high as 40°C (104°F) during the summer day. Below is the average temperatures and chance of rain for Northern Thailand and its neighboring countries.
Northern Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam: 10-30°C (50-86°F), Chance of Rain 0-20% during October to March 23-36°C (73-97°F), Chance of Rain 30-80% during April to September
Riding gear: We can provide you a helmet and riding jacket with a surcharge of USD 10.- per day for each item. However we do suggest you bring your own riding gear for the tour if possible, since they will suit you better.
Languages: Our tour guides and Road Captains are all bilingual. Besides Thai and English some of us speak German, Scandinavian, Slovenian etc. Upon request we can provide tour guides speaking other languages. When we have a group from a specific country, we will, upon request, ensure that one of our staff speaks that language.
Group size: We strive to offer the best possible individual guest service and a safe riding environment. Therefore, our groups are relatively small and typically kept to 8 to 10 guest motorcycles plus pillions. Most of our guests prefer groups of this size, where diversity of age, motorcycle experience and interests ignites instant friendships.
Motorcycle Damage & Loss Coverage: We have motorcycle damage & loss coverage. Your motorcycle security deposit amount is your maximum liability limit. This coverage is included in the tour prices for riding in Thailand, while for multi-country tours, we have a waiver program available to obtain the coverage for the riding days outside of Thailand.
In the case of any replacement parts being required due to damage caused during the rental period we shall charge the rental customer for these parts, according to the Replacement Parts Price List, up to a maximum deductible amount of the excess amount listed in the table below (according the motorcycle type).
Maximum excess for each Motorcycle Type:
- Triumph Tiger 660: USD 1,500
- Triumph Tiger 850: USD 1,700
- BMW R1250GS: USD 2,500
Accommodation and meals: accommodations are carefully selected quality hotels and resorts with leisure facilities. Besides, we select quality restaurants serving fresh local delicious cuisines that reflect the character of the area in which we travel. We also strive to cater to our guests preferring vegetarian, western or other food preferences, prior notice required.
Age limit: Minimum age limit for riders is 25 years old. We have no maximum age limit so long as you are in good condition to handle and ride the motorcycle. Pillion passengers should be not less than 15 years of age.
Driving license and riding ability: The customer declares that he/she possess a valid Driving License from their home country and an International Driving License for motorbike over 500 cc (the vehicle) taking part in the tour for the period of travel and has the necessary riding ability, technically, mentally and physically to control such a vehicle booked, safely on the tour route. The customer also declares to have experience of riding motorcycles above 500 cc for at least a total of 10,000 km.
Partially off-road tour, requiring good off road riding skills, both physically and mentally.
Quality off-road motorcycle riding gear is essential.
We are pleased to assist you with the booking of additional nights in Chiang Mai or any other services in connection with the tour
Language: This offer is usually suitable for English and/or German speaking participants. Please enquire for language options.
Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.


Beyond the typical tourist trails, we set out to explore Northern Thailand by motorcycle. Varied is Thailand’s unique and subtropical mountain landscape on the border with Myanmar and particularly appealing to explore it on small trails and gravel roads by motorcycle.

The starting point is the beautiful city of Chiang Mai in Thailand’s mountainous north. We follow in the footsteps of the 2016 International GS Trophy (South East Asia).

5 days of exceptional riding through Thailand’s unknown mountain and river landscapes while discovering the country’s incredible culinary diversity.



Part of the BMW GS trophy 2016 trail, the famous 1,864 curves of Mae Hong Son Loop, the small town of Pai, Ban Rak Thai (Chinese village), riding along the Myanmar border, Long Neck Hill Tribe, Doi Inthanon (Thailand’s highest mountain).



Day 1: Arrival - Chiang Mai

Arrival at Chiang Mai International airport no later than 3 PM

Upon arrival at Chiang Mai airport, transfer to the hotel. At 3 PM transfer to our Service Center for a welcome briefing, answer any questions you might have, and motorcycle handover. Short motorcycle rides back to your hotel. Please plan your arrival in Chiang Mai accordingly. Overnight in Chiang Mai.


Day 2: Chiang Mai - Mae Sariang

Once on the road, the roads are rural with low traffic density. There are nice bends and a pleasant riding environment the whole day. You are quickly out of Chiang Mai, riding the back road to the charming village of Mae Wang, famous for its many elephant camps. This is one of Chiang Mai’s main elephant tourist destinations. Stop @ the small elephant camp “Coffee with Elephants", and take the opportunity to spend some time with those lovely animals. Further up the mountain towards Doi Inthanon National park. We take the back road to Mae Chon Luang highlands with its many vegetable plantations. From here we have our first off-road experience. This is the back road used by farmers bringing down their crops from the mountain.

Lunch in Mae Chaem. From Mae Chaem we continue over the continental divide towards Myanmar. This is as rural Thailand gets. Small mountain villages, hill tribes, and a labyrinth of roads, most gravel. Passing a huge Christian church and school. Descending the mountain towards Mae La Noi, enjoy the scenery. Once reaching the valley we take the main road along the Thai – Myanmar border to Mae Sariang, our final destination of today. Overnight in Mae Sariang.


Day 3: Mae Sariang Loop

Great dirt riding day in front of us. Start riding in the East direction towards the Salawin River. The river is the border between Thailand and Myanmar. The first stretch from Mae Sariang to the River is on a paved road to Ban Mae Sam Laep for a leg stretcher and coffee break. From here we ride the unpaved road north along the river to an old military outpost, located on a small hill overlooking a big bend of the river. There is a small village a bit further up. Since this is a dead end we will ride the same dirt road back to the coffee break and continue south along the river up to a viewpoint/camping ground. We are crossing over the same mountain range as we did earlier in the day. Some of the stretches are steep, plenty of opportunities to stop and enjoy the beautiful views in this remote part of Thailand. Returning to Mae Sariang late afternoon. Overnight Mae Sariang.


Day 4: Mae Sariang to Pai

Today we head north along the Thai-Myanmar border towards Mae Hong Son where our first stop is Khun Yuam. It is a great winding road with wide twists. In Khun Yuam, visit the local War Museum. The Imperial Japanese Army troops were stationed in Khun Yuam during the construction of a highway intended to cross Burma to India. Tip: Ask the museum staff to show the video about the history (approx. 10 min, included in the 100 Baht entrance fee). Next to the museum, there is a 7/11 store. We continue north to Fern Resort, a lovely boutique hotel at the foot of the jungle where we enjoy lunch.

After lunch: Part gravel, part dirt, and part tarmac. Ride the legendary “Elephant Trail” to Pai. This ancient road snakes its way over mountains, and down the valleys. We are passing some remote villages on our way. This is mainly a hill-tribe area. People are predominantly living of the land. On the high elevation vegetables are grown. Down in the valley’s mostly corn and rice. Once we get closer to Pai we meet the Pai River which we follow for the last stretch into town.

Note that after lunch you can also choose between the options below. We will all end up in Pai, which is the final destination today;

Option 1:

Visit the long neck village. Ride along the Pai River to the village. Park your motorcycle and take a ferry across the river to the village. (Fee for one boat, 40 Baht return, entrance to long neck village 250 baht). The Karen, a tribal minority, historically lived in the hills on the Myanmar side of the border. Some of their women wear heavy brass rings around their necks, forearms, and shins. Many ideas regarding why the coils are worn have been suggested. Some have hypothesized that the rings protected women from becoming slaves by making them less attractive to other tribes. Another theory is that the coils originate from the desire to look more attractive. Why don’t you ask them and find out the real story….

Return to your motorcycle and take the main road to Pai. This is the start of the 1864 curves, on your way to Pai you will negotiate some 900 of them. This entire stretch of road is paved.

Option 2:

Ride to Phu Klon Country Club health Mud Spa (Spa fee is not included).

Phuklon geographically means a mud source and natural mineral spring which is between 60-140 ° C. Rising together with the mineral water, boiling black mud is clean, free from sulfur smell, and full of healthy minerals for the skin and blood circulation. Phuklone Country Club is providing visitors with beauty and healthcare services with Phuklone mud and mineral water. This is one of the top spas in Thailand.

Return to your motorcycle and take the main road to Pai. This is the start of the 1864 curves, on your way to Pai you will negotiate some 900 of them. This entire stretch of road is paved.


Day 5: Pai Loop

Today’s itinerary has mostly off-road riding in store for us. We leave Pai and ride in the north direction. Roads get sandy (if dry) and muddy (if wet). The first stop is the Tham Lod, an enormous river tunnel with 3 higher dry caverns. The cave walls are covered with massive formations and columns over 20 meters high tower over visitors. The third cavern shelters the remains of prehistoric teak coffins.

From Tham Lod, we take the dirt road heading northeast towards the Myanmar border. It’s a nice ride passing by rice fields and a few small villages before ascending into the mountains. The mountains seem to be a different ecosystem with pine trees lining the trail. Our destination is the Helicopter crash site with no helicopter (the wreck has been removed). The ride up there is a unique experience and well worth it. We make our way toward the military checkpoint at the intersection of Wiang Haeng. From here we have a pleasant gravel road in front of us to Pai. Overnight in Pai.


Day 6: Pai to Chiang Mai

On our final day, leaving Pai and taking the main road towards Chiang Mai bringing us to Huai Nam Dang National Park. The National Park is a scenic splendor located amidst the rugged high mountains of the Thai-Myanmar border, well-known as one of the most picturesque seas of mist in Thailand. From here we head into the valley on dirt roads toward Muang Khong. This is another great farmers' gravel road with several river crossings. Lunch at Muang Khong by the river. After lunch, we have another gravel road stretch towards Mae Taeng. The final hour of our tour is on the paved road leading us back to Chiang Mai. Overnight in Chiang Mai.


Day 7: Chiang Mai Departure

This amazing trip ends with the transfer to the airport or your extension.

Hope you enjoyed!