Looking for tips for adventure ride in thailand

Discussion in 'Asia Pacific' started by MarianneM33, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. MarianneM33

    MarianneM33 Banned

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    Hello Community!
    I am planing my next adventure ride for Thailand. Because it will be the first time I move there I would love to get some hints where I could do this adventure ride best.

    regards Marianne
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  2. khonini

    khonini n00b

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    as i know, motorbike not allowed to inter Thailand thru boarders.
    it's a new role.
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  3. rosmoe

    rosmoe Been here awhile

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    GT-Rider had all the info you need. We spend the winters in Chiang Mai & always check them out if we are riding to a new place. Places to stay & eat, they have been spot on. Can't go wrong if you head north out of Chiang Mai.
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  4. Goran Phuket

    Goran Phuket BMW Overlander

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  5. rob1313

    rob1313 Still learning

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  6. RowBust

    RowBust Been here awhile

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    Rideasia everything you need to know
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  7. KLRWiley

    KLRWiley Wiley

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    With those resources, all you really need to know is just go, the areas are very safe, and the north is great...I never had plan just winged it for a few weeks up there, fuel wasn't an issue and I don't recall having a tough time finding places to stay either.
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  8. mutanic

    mutanic Ride for peace of mind

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    Is it? Lots of Malaysian rider has been traveling in out & past over Thailand border already.
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  9. mutanic

    mutanic Ride for peace of mind

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    From my friends which been traveling a lot in Thailand :

    - some highway is not meant for motorcycle in Thailand
    - watch out for local traffic movement, don't be surprised if some one will just cross the road or making U-turn right in front of you
    - try your best not to involve in accident, its troublesome if you do

    The rest is worth to explore, I planning to go to Yala region in Thailand by next year.
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  10. Panyatacharoen

    Panyatacharoen n00b

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    Welcome to Thailand,when you arrivall call me.
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  11. suzuki12

    suzuki12 n00b

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    My wife and i are planning a ride on our own. Wondering about accommodations available in northern Thailand. Are they easy to find?
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  12. mutanic

    mutanic Ride for peace of mind

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    Look for hotel with a secured parking lot, look into TripAdvisor, there's a lot of helpful review to assist you to choose one.

    Maybe you can start by using Google search keyword such as :

    "Cheap hotel in Hatyai"
    "Hotel for bikers in Phuket"
    "Hotel with parking lot"
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  13. North6633

    North6633 Been here awhile

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    I have ridden around northern Thailand twice. I generally use agoda to find hotels.
    I have had good luck using agoda for ratings and going into the hotel for booking directly . Generally I got a better rate walking in than what was offered on agoda.

    A return trip is in my future. This year is 4 weeks in Cambodia.

    But northern Thailand is one of my favorite places.
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  14. KLRWiley

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    I now rely heavily on maps.me, since I can find hotels/hostels without internet connectivity, really helps when on the road and not sure where I will end up stopping. When I have internet I also look at agoda/booking/hostelworld.com before walking in to get an idea on price. Travel is so much easier now a days.
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  15. rosmoe

    rosmoe Been here awhile

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    Rental costs in Chiang Mai. Price drops the more days you have the bike. The CB 500 X is a good bike for the mountain roads of the north. It has the top & side cases. This is at Pops. received_751257228564927.jpeg
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