Chiang Mai to Chom Thong – Bicycle Touring Route
Route: Northern Thailand route that takes you from the laid back tourist city of Chiang Mai to a small town at the base of Thailand’s tallest mountain, Doi Inthanon (2,565m) in Chom Thong province.
Configuration: Point to point.
Start point: This ride begins at Thapae Gate, a very central and well-known landmark in Chiang Mai city. A quick ride around the old city of Chiang Mai is recommended to visiting cyclists, it is a tradition practiced by the local Chiang Mai cycling club every Sunday morning in order to raise cycling awareness.
End point: The end point of this route brings you directly to the Inthanon Riverside Resort, located on the eastern side of the Ping River and a short ride away from the Doi Inthanon National Park entrance in Chom Thong.
Notes: After leaving Chiang Mai you will enjoy several kilometers of uninterrupted views of the Ping River as you cycle in a southwesterly direction along its east and west banks. Roads – 100% paved.
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