Does the prospect of cycling your way around Myanmar appeal to you? Burma by bicycle, now that's a holiday. Burma, which now officially goes by the name of Myanmar, is fast-becoming the go-to holiday destination. From visiting the many magical temples to discovering the coastline and varied terrain, if you want to take yourself off to somewhere slightly different this year then Myanmar might just be the destination for you.

Exploring an unfamiliar place by bike makes for an exciting holiday. Whether you fancy a cycle ride off the beaten track or a journey on two wheels around the Inle Lake, you can find your holiday of a lifetime through Ayuda Myanmar Travel.

With a cycling tour in Myanmar you can discover the Myanmar that not many people see by cycling down the quiet back roads as well as visiting the more renowned sites. Whether on foot or on a bicycle, you'll get to experience the 'real' Myanmar.

You can book your Myanmar cycling tour through Ayuda Myanmar Travel. From cycling day tours in the Inle Lake area to our Best Bike Tour holiday experience, we have a range of cycling tours on offer, and all you need do is choose the right one for you.

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Tour at a glance

Tour Cost starts from US$ 489
Bike Hire included see our bikes here
Tour Grade 5 out of 5
Number of Cycling Days 3 full days
Tour Ends Kalaw
Group Size Minimum 2. Maximum 6.
Accommodation 3 nights in 2-3 star hotels
Meals breakfast at hotels and lunches
Single Supplement US$ 69
Total Cycling Distance 143 kilometres
Tour Meets Bagan
Entrance Fees included
Vehicle Support Full vehicle support.

Bagan – Mt. Popa – Meikhtila  - Yin Mar Bin - Kalaw

Day1: Bagan – Mt. Popa(-/L/-)

Bagan Bike Trip - from Bagan to Mt. PopaToday, pick up at your hotel and we bicycle to an extinct volcano, Mt.Popa, which dominates the area. Mount Popa was for centuries where kings of central Burma made pilgrimages to confer with the sacred statues about the future of their reigns.

On the way, make a stop at the local palm wine to enjoy the ways of life and how Myanmar people from upper Myanmar make good use of the Toddy Palm trees that are grown along the fence of their farms. You can also taste the spirit distilled from the palm sugar that is made out of the toddy palm sap.

Then, continue to the abode of Nats passing by many villages on the way who live mainly from farming. Today biking is along the paved road, however, there can be some ascending parts as you approach the volcano of Mt. Popa. After the last climb, you will arrive at the town of Popa. Then, head to the local restaurant and your biking of today ends there.

Lunch at Yangon Restaurant!

29 miles (48 km) on quiet, flat sandy roads

Overnight at Mt. Popa

Day 2: Mt. Popa – Meikhtila(B/L/-)

Mt. Popa Cycling Tour - from Bagan to Mt. PopaHeading out into the flat land, we will transfer you to Kyaukpadaung, the typical town of upper Myanmar. The road will go up and down along up to the Juggery Sugar city of Kyaukpadaung.

Upon arrival at Kyaukpadaung, we will driver out of town and stop at the entrance to the town at the Gas Station (Linn Shwe Ni) where we will start our bike trip to Meikhtila, the largest city in upper Myanmar after Mandalay. We will ride the bike as far as our energy can resist. Lunch is after you have covered about 30 kilometers of distance at Let Pan Phyar village. After lunch, we will continue riding towards Meikhtila as much as 40 kilometers or so.

Then, we will load our bikes on our accompanying SAG wagon and continue to Meikhtila.

50 miles (70 km) on quiet, flat roads

Overnight at Meikhtila

Day3: Meikhtila – Thar Si - Yin Mar Bin - Kalaw (B/L/-)

Myanmar Cycling Trip - from Bagan to KalawToday, we will bike from the hotel up to Yin Mar Bin junction where the countryside landscapes ends and it joins the highland of Shan Plateau.

After breakfast, we will head towards the highland along the old road to the first junction of Tha Pyay Wa (11Km from Meikhtila) where the road forks to Shan Mountains and to lower Myanmar. We will turn right and ride for about 15 kilometers of distance along the country side up to the town of Tharsi, one of the biggest towns. You will have your lunch at the town in a local restaurant.

From Tharsi to Yin Mar Bin is another 35 kilometers of distance and it is optional whether you take the ride on the bike or can be on the van.

In the afternoon, you will be transferred on the van onwards to our destination Hill Station town, Kalaw (approximately 3 hours!). Upon arrival, we will transfer to your hotel for check-in

15 miles (25 km)!

End of the tour organized by Ayuda Myanmar Travel Tour Agency!!!

Have a Great Trip!!!

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Package price net per person in US $ based on

2 pax 3-4 pax 5-6 pax Single Supplement
587 562 489 69

in Tiwn or Double sharing rooms(for high season valid until 31st March 2018)

The group size is limited up to maximum number of 6 pax so that we can give the full attention to all travellers in a way of colse intimacy. We guarentee the departure when the minimum of 2 cyclists are confirmed. For solo travellers, we are happy to welcome them as always and they can have their own room as long as the single supplement is paid. Nevertheless, a shared room with another same-sex solo cyclist can be arranged at no extra cost.

As for 3 days, the bike rental fees are included in the fare. However, if you bring your own bike we will deduct the bicycle fees accordinely from the total cost.

 Destination

Hotels Name

Mt. Popa Popa Mountain Resort (superior room) or similar
  www.myanmartreasureresorts.com
Meikhtila Meikthila Hotel (superior room) or similar
  No Website

 

Services Included;

Services not Included;

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast in Twin or Double Sharing room at mentioned hotels or similar hotels Myanmar Visa
SAG Accompanying Wagon and truck for the bikes Travel Insurance
Entrance fees for the places mentioned above Early check-in and late check-out fees at the hotel
English Speaking Cycling Guide Throughout the Tour Tips for the guides, drivers, bell-boys, etc.
Meals as mentioned in the program as B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner Other meals not mentioned and Beverages at meals!
Local Tea, Snacks, Seasonal Fruits during cycling time International airports tax if any!
Mountain Bike & Helmet International flight ticket to and from Mandalay
 Daily water & Towels Personal Expenses

How to book and confirm your trip?

The adventure tour and other trips with Ayuda Bicycle Tour Agency are confirmed in a short time normally within 3 days when you agree to confirm and to join the tours. Once you turn on green light for booking the tour, we will start doing all the reservations such as hotels, airline tickets, boat tickets and other items in the field of "SERVICES INCLUDED"!.

Should you send deposit? What are the payment terms?

Upon receiving booking confirmation, we NEED a deposit of 50 % so that your booking can be 100% guaranteed. The rest of the payment is to be paid 40 days before the tour starts. We offer you 2 ways of payment:

1- Visa or Master card with 4.5% bank surcharge
2- Payment by bank transfer. Our bank details are in the below and the bank transfer fee for sending payment has to be covered on your own and CIM will cover the bank receipt fee in order to receive its payment.

Bank Account Details

Name : Ayuda Myanmar Travels & Tours Co. Ltd.
Bank Account Number : 0004103030003435 (USD)
Swift Code : (AYABMMMY)
Bank Name : AYA Bank Limited
Bank Address : AYA Bank Building 416, Mahabandoola Road, Kyauktada Tsp., Yangon
Country : Myanmar

Cancellation Policy

In case of cancelation from your end (in very seldom case, we hope!), the followings are the terms;

  • 90 to 60 days before arrival: 15% of total cost
  • 60 to 45 days prior to commencement 30% of total cost
  • 45 – 30 days prior to commencement 50% of total cost
  • 30 – 15 days prior to commencement 75% of total cost
  • Less than 15 days prior to commencement 100%

- No refund will be guarenteed for late arrival or early departure from trip

- Single Supplements are subject to the above cancelation policy

- Ayuda Bike Tour agency reserves the right to amend route and modifications of the accommodations as required by the conditions

How are the accommodation methods?

(a) Twin sharing room for same gender/age
(b) Double sharing room for couples
(c) Single room for single person (with supplement cost applied)

Liabilities:

Clients who join our trips have to go through below our liabilities and will be asked to sign the form of understanding our liabilities upon arrival.

We are not responsible for any baggage or property lost during the tour with us. We advise that, do not wear jewels while walking or cycling on the street. Keep your camera in your backpack. Do not hold it while cycling. Ayuda Bike Tour Agency is not held responsible for any accident, injury or dead during trip conduction with us. Clients who join the trip with us understand that they are willing to join the trip by themselves and at their own risk. We will brief the safety and the road conditions before tour starts. Ensure to follow our guideline, be ware of the hazard. It is absoultely safe now to do also trekking in Myanmar while doing your bike tours with us following our outlined itinerary and our specialized tour guide.
If you, the client, refuse to wear the helmet provided by Ayuda Bike Tour Agency, you will be responsible for any head injury. We ensure the bikes are in good condition, have reliable brakes. We provide all spare parts including puncture repair kits and our guides are trained with a good extent of mechanic knowledge. We try to take quiet road, routes free from cars, wherever possible. If it is necessary to ride a bike on a busy road make sure to be careful to avoid accident and being hit by cars: go slowly, look carefully before turning or crossing roads and stick well into the pavement.
We are not responsible for any health care during the tour with us. Client who join the trip with us has to be wellbeing and we recommend the client to purchase travel insurance before their departure dates. Travel insurance should include and cover evacuation cost. We recommend good hospitals in any town, city and SOS International. We provide first aid kit in the support van and all our guides are trained with first aid.

Clients who fail to sign "Form of Understanding our Liabilities" and personal infomation forms prior to the departure of the tour will not be permitted to join the tour and the policy of cancelations will be applied.

Discount & Child Policy

For our repeated customers, we will offer a discount of 5% when first return for tour with us and discount 10% when return for second and more tours with us.
Children above 12 years old are charged as adult price. Children between 8-11 years old will get 25% discount on the tour. Children below 7 years will get 50% discount but will share accommodation with their parents as possible.

Documentation

Make sure all travel documents have been prepared including passport (at least 6 months validity), passport size photos for the visas (please check our FAQs for more information) and flight tickets.   We cannot however be responsible for your documents not in order or mistakes by embassies, sudden changes to regulations, or actions of border officials that are beyond our control. We are able to advise on mandatory health requirements. Take all the necessary medication including malaria tablet, Tama Flue (bird flue tablet), sun cream, sunglasses, cycling gloves and cycling shorts etc.,

Tour Guide / Tour Leader Responsibility

Ayuda Bike Tour Agency provides cycling tour guide for a group below 6 people; for group starting from 6 people and above, we provide one cycling tour guide and one Mechanic or tour leader. Both tour guide and tour leader are the representatives of the company. Their responsibilities are to make sure the trip runs smoothly and our clients are well looked after in all aspect including the food, snacks, water and drinks, bike mechanic, accommodations. Any complaints about any aspect in the trip, should be brought to the guide's or tour leader's attention and with a copy of written notice to the management team of Ayuda Bike Tour Agency. Our guide or tour leader will act immediately to solve any problem that occurs during the tour with our backup service within 24 hours from our management team. Sometimes, the guide or tour leader is also assigned to take any photos or films during the tour and our partner to do promotion or marketing purpose. As you are being our valued clients joining the trip with Ayuda Bike Tour Agency, kindly permit us to do so without asking any payment.

Welcome to Myanmar!

 

 

Dates Trip Status
Open Dates Guarenteed departure if 2 pax confirmed

Myanmar Bicycle Tour

Win Bo Bo, the owner of Ayuda Myanmar Travel, arranged a superb 17-day bicycle trip through central Myanmar, including Mandalay, Bagan, Kalaw, and Inle Lake. The route, facilities, guiding and transportation could not have been better in this developing country. The people are friendly, the cultural sights amazing, and the experience absolutely wonderful. We have recommended Ayuda Myanmar Travel to our friends and encourage anyone traveling to Myanmar to go with this company.

Visited April 2015
Carol & Pete

Contact Address

Address : Room.31, 4th Floor, Building-5, Wai Pone La Housing Complex, North Okkalapa, Yangon, Myanmar.

Phone : (+951) 9 692 498, (+951) 9 692 499, (+959) 519 58 63

Email : info@cyclinginmyanmar.com

Website : www.cyclinginmyanmar.com

Skype ID : winbobo.ayudamyanmartravel

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