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Thailand & Laos
Lost in Time

Tour Overview

The redspokes Thailand and Laos bicycle holiday begins in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Our route on this fascinating trip leads us into Northern Laos and south towards the capital city Vientiane. You will enjoy some of the most breath-taking scenery to be found in Asia.

Our cycling begins in Chiang Saen taking us through hill tribe villages and lush jungle scenery towards Laos. Crossing the border we take a boat trip on the Mighty Mekong river to Pak Beng. Back on the bikes we vist Ban Nalay village where you will be welcomed with a traditional Baci Ceremony.  A few days of roller coaster hills and magnificent scenery take us to the holy caves at Pak Ou one of the most religious sites in Laos. Located at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong rivers, the caves date back for thousands of years and house over 4,000 Budda statues. From here you can either cycle on or take a slow boat to World Herigate town Luang Prabang. We have a rest day here with time to enjoy the historic town and relax in beautiful surroundings.

Now rested we face the ultimate challenge of the trip with a monster day of climbing to Kiu Kacham. From here we continue cycling towards Vientiane passing small fishing villages. Our holiday ends in Vientiane, the relaxed capital city of Laos.

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£1,595
$2,036
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Key details of our Cycling holiday in Laos:

Tour Features

  • Chiang Rai: night markets.
  • River trip on the mighty Mekong.
  • Traditional Baci ceremony.
  • Luang Prabang: temples, royal palace, scenic views.
  • Vientiane: crumbling colonial elegance, stupas.
  • Charity visits: Hmong village school, COPE project.
Cycle Holiday Tour Difficulty: 6/10 - Challenging

Ride Difficulty
6/10 - Challenging

Average Daily Distance: 90km / 56 miles

Avg. Daily Distance
90km / 56 miles

Number of Cycle Days: 10

Number of Cycle Days
10 days

Maximum Altitude: 1,430 m / 4,700 feet

Max Altitude
1,430 m / 4,700 feet

Example route for this Laos cycling holiday

This map is for illustration purposes only and may not show the exact route taken on this Laos tour.