The Mae Hong Son Loop
Known as one of the top 10 roads in the world for any motorbike enthusiast to ride. The Mae Hong Son loop is 692 kilometers of twists and turns, the 1095 highway has 1,864 corners making it a motorcyclist’s dream. Take a couple of days to explore the city of Chiang Mai, the starting point and take 3 days to really enjoy the ride and the spectacular scenery, staying overnight in the towns of Pai and Mae Hong Son.
The Golden Triangle
Start the tour from Chiang Rai and visit the amazing Wat Rong Khun (the white temple) before setting off to explore the Golden Triangle where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet, following the Mekong river you will see some of the most enchanting scenery and culture in all of Southeast Asia.
A bit further of the beaten track Nan, which is becoming a popular motorcycle destination, has all the cornering, curves and twisty mountain roads with spectacular scenery that you could wish for.
Nan is a charming town in North Thailand which might first appear to be a rural backwater town but is actually a fantastic place to experience Thai culture and view the awe-inspiring terraced paddy fields.
Famous for the bridge over the River Kwai and War Cemeteries but also it has hot springs, caves and waterfalls. Ride to Erawan national Park and Falls or ride the Si Sawat loop which is around 300 kilometers. You can ride to Hellfire Pass or on to village of Pilok which is in the mountains and then stand at the border post and look down into Myanmar.
South of Thailand and Beach Tour
Start from Hua Hin and ride south – Chumphon – Ranong – Phuket – Krabi – Koh Lanta – Koh Samui
Chumphon is known for its coral reefs and long coastline dotted with beaches.
Ranong – Chan Damri Beach is a small beach and is the best spot to view nature and communities at the mouth of the Ranong River. Visitors can witness the great sunset every evening. On the beach is a pier where tourists can travel to other islands in the Andaman Sea offshore from Ranong Province.
Victoria Point or Koh Song is an island in neighboring Myanmar where visitors will see a variety of local products, souvenirs such as wicker basketry, lacquer ware and gems. Visitors must do visa documents before crossing to the island. It’s a destination for those who love to touch the daily life of Burmese who life by the sea.
Phuket Island is known as the pearl of the Andaman for its beaches and picturesque limestone karsts, but it is also a great base to explore the west coast on two wheels. Phuket is also famed for great restaurants and lively night life.
Krabi – features stunning scenery both inland and at sea, with over 150 islands off its 150km coast line, white sandy beaches and turquoise watersas well as a jungle covered interior with towering limestone cliffs, caves, waterfalls and exotic wildlife.
Koh Lanta – is delightfully exotic, thanks to its remote location and pristine beaches, it comprises of 52 islands of which the largest and best known is Koh Lanta Yai. The Island is approximately seventy kilometers from Krabi and offers an appealing escape from some of the more popular tourist destinations.
Koh Samui – Samui Island attracts budget travelers to the wealthiest holidaymakers, staying in simple beachside bungalows to 5-star luxury resorts, white sandy beaches and a lively night life, it has a broad appeal for everyone. You can take your bike to the island via a ferry service from Donsak pier which is south of Surat Thani, the crossing takes about 2 hours and is very inexpensive with many crossings daily.
Here are 3 essential contacts if you are a biker and you are visitng Hua Hin:
Themed Biker Shop and Café, the meeting place for the bikers of Hua Hin with ride outs every weekend.
Fly and Ride Thailand
Big Bike Rental Hua Hin