When seeking the best international standard cycle tours in Asia, Europe or Africa, look no further than SpiceRoads Cycle Tour Company. This experienced and leading cycle tour company has been operating from its Bangkok-based headquarters since 2003, and offers a variety of top-notch cycle tours all over the world.
As part of their commitment to offer only the highest quality and satisfactory service, SpiceRoads strives to provide premium, edifying, and escapade-filled cycle tour programs that emphasize and center on the assortments of landscapes discovered in Asia, discovering different cultures and connecting with the locals. SpiceRoads believes that the best way to explore the world is to travel by bicycle and guarantees genuine, exceptional, and exhilarating adventures!
With over 15 years of experience, today SpiceRoads proudly offers over 130 diverse cycle tour programs in more than 25 destinations worldwide. Apart from consistency, another essential element needed in order to successfully run a tour company is passion, and it is safe to say that the SpiceRoads team and internationally licensed, multilingual tour guides all share a burning passion for cycling and creating perfect getaways for those looking for a different kind of holiday where you’ll be able to discover magnificent food, learn about different cultures and languages, explore stunning landscape and being active – all at the same time.
SpiceRoads offers a wide selection of road, mountain and casual bike tours ranging from Easy to Tough. They pride themselves in having something for everyone, and are more than happy to help you choose a bike tour well-suited to your abilities and requirements.
A simple ratings system ranging from one chili to five chili is based on a combination of distance, terrain, elevation gain, altitude, remoteness and weather that you will encounter on each bike tour – yet another plus point for SpiceRoads.
Range of Tours from SpiceRoads
SpiceRoads offers a range of fun, professional and unique cycle adventures:
- Classic Bike Tours
- Mountain Bike Tours
- Road Bike Tours
- Day Tours for those with limited time
- Overnight Tours
- Multi-activitiy Tours, combining cycling with hiking, rafting, ziplining, etc
- Family Tours
- Custom Tours – pick the date, duration of tour, how much riding you want to do, activities and they’ll design a tour tailored exactly to your needs
1. The Classic Bike Tours
Classic bike tours, ranging from 1 – 17 days, are all about discovering local culture, learning the country’s history, sightseeing, visit local villagers and learn about their way of life as well as meeting like-minded adventure-thirsty cyclists. An example of a classic bike tour would be:
Bangkok Jungle – Just a short trip across the river into the Bangkok jungle discover a peaceful place with lush vegetation, a maze of waterways, small villages, temples and real tropical jungle.
Biking from Bangkok to Yangon – This is an adventure of two different countries that will capture your attention and offer you remarkable experience. This cycling tour begins in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, and takes you through the ancient ruins of Ayutthaya, Uthai Thani, the old fortress of Kamphaeng Phet, Lan Sang National Park and Mae Sot before crossing the boarder over to Burma, where you go on an exploration of Kawkareik, Hpa, Mawlamyine, Bago, Yangon and last but not least, the stunning Shwedagon Pagoda.
Cycling Cambodia’s Pepper Route – Cycle away from the hustle bustle of Phnom Penh to find peace and harmony in the south of Cambodia on this 4-day cycling tour. Experience a modest rural lifestyle and explore opaque jungles within the mountains. Relax and go for a dip on secluded beaches and discover why black pepper from the region was a prized speciality crop in Fench restaurants during the 19th Century as we taste and smell its unique flavour.
Saigon to Bangkok by Bicycle – This cycling adventure takes in three of Southeast Asia’s most diverse and fascinating countries. From Saigon, this tour takes you into the Mekong Delta via quiet back roads over canals before entering Cambodia by boat. Cycle on to Kampong Thom to visit temples before heading to Siem Reap and explore some of Angkor’s famous temples, followed by a visit to the faded colonial city of Battambang. End the trip in total relaxation with a cold drink on a beautiful beach in Thailand.
For those who enjoy riding on dirt trails and don’t mind a few technical sections then these tours were designed for you. The tour takes on jeep and single tracks and occasional wooden bridges are used to cross rivers. The great thing about mountain bike tours is that you will be exposed to local culture, impressive landscape and get to discover ideal place to eat and relax after a demanding day of riding.
A few examples of popular Mountain Bike Tours offered by SpiceRoads are:
- Tribal Trails of ThailandChiang Mai Bike and Raft Adventure
- Chiang Mai XC Challenge
3. Road Bike Tours
For those who want to cover ground but still enjoy local atmosphere and colour, SpiceRoads’ road tours stick to well-paved roads, while still encompassing varied scenery and a huge range of cultural experiences. While the distances on road trips are longer than other types of tours, the roads are smooth and mostly flat, making the riding easier. The road trips are an excellent way to maintain or regain your fitness level while enjoying a fantastic holiday!
Road bike tours range from 1 to 14 days and are designed for cyclists who want to cover a wide range of distance while also gaining exciting cultural experiences.
Some of SpiceRoads’ more popular Road Bike Tours are:
- Road Bike Tour of North Thailand
- Cycling from Bangkok to Phuket
- Bicycling from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
- Ride to the Roof of Thailand
SpiceRoads Cycling Tours successfully combines legendary service and rare opportunities for cultural experiences into each and every tour, and offers one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to see the true Thailand and other hot destinations worldwide! Make sure to check them out today!