Hua Hin Cycling Tour

Get your ride on in Thailand! Visit local temples, beaches, markets and other nature sites, as you enjoy a bike tour around Hua Hin.

If cycling is your thing, then this is the tour for you! Hop on one of our bikes and enjoy the town at a pace you can appreciate. Expect to pedal your way around 2-3 hours daily, visiting sites of natural beauty and cultural significance. Cook local cuisine, engage with the community, assist on an environmentally friendly beach project, and try a Thai massage.

about the program

This cycling tour is just what you’ve been looking for! It will give you a chance to get to know the community and keep your heart rate up at the same time. You can expect to visit local temples, markets, beaches, mangroves and vineyards. You will have the chance to meet local people and find out more about their culture. Your day will be full of sightseeing, tasting local cuisine and getting the feel of the true Thai lifestyle. This cycling tour has been set up with you in mind, to maximize the total sensory experience. But don’t worry, there will still be plenty of time for you to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of your surroundings.

Aims & Objectives

Help you get familiarized with your local surroundings
Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history and culture
Create cultural exchange opportunities through our efforts with the locals

Schedule of the Program

Sunday
Breakfast at our center in Singburi
Transfer from Singburi Center to Hua Hin
Dinner at our center

Monday
Leave for Hin Lek Fai Mountain/hill viewpoint to see a beautiful sunrise and view of Hua Hin (driving).
Breakfast at Hin Lek Fai viewpoint.
Biking back to center
Arrive at center and enjoy some free time
Lunch
Visit Plearnwan Market and Hua Hin commercial area and Hua Hin beach (driving)
Back to center
Dinner

Tuesday
Breakfast
Biking to Wat Huay Mongkol Temple, sightseeing around temple
Lunch outside
Continue biking to Huay Mongkol water dam and temple & Monsoon Vineyard
Back to center (driving)
Dinner

Wednesday
Breakfast
Leave for biking starting point at Raja Bhakti Park, biking to Seapine beach and Khao Tao Temple.
Lunch outside
Biking to Sai Noi beach & Rajabhakti Park – 7 Heroes Monument
Prepare tent for sleep and cleaning up the beach around forest park area.
Visit mangrove forest
Dinner outside
Overnight camping stay in Pranburi forest park with tents

Thursday
Breakfast
Biking to Pak Nam Pran beach, sightseeing fishing village, Naresuan & Kao Kalok beaches
Lunch outside
Relaxing at the beach & free time
Biking back to center
Dinner

Friday
Breakfast
Biking to local market buy ingredients for cooking class
Biking back to center
Cooking class
Lunch (eat meal prepared during class)
Biking to massage shop & enjoy traditional Thai massage (1 hour)
Evaluation
Dinner

Saturday
Breakfast
Transfer back to Singburi for further program weeks or to Hua Hin bus station if this is the end of your program.

* This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

accommodation & meals

Location

Located just 280 kilometers southwest of Bangkok, Hua Hin is one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations for locals and Expats alike. It is convenient and ever-developing because it is where the city meets the sea. Here you will find scrumptious seafood, lively markets, never-sleeping bars, long beaches, and palm tree-decorated landscapes which have turned this former fishing enclave into a what is now a bustling town, brimming with anything and everything a visitor, tourist, or traveler could ever want!

Accommodation & Food

About the Accommodation

Our center is located in the hilly countryside of Prachuap Khiri Khan province amidst green surroundings. The accommodation consists of spacious rooms. There is a common area with a refrigerator, hammocks and a large communal swimming pool for you to chill.

Food Arrangements

All the meals served inside the accommodation are homestyle, vegetarian-friendly and you can expect that they will be typically Thai, including plenty of rice or noodle dishes with vegetables and occasionally some meat will be provided as well, along with seasonal fruits for dessert.

While we do our best to accommodate our participants, what we provide for most meals is local cuisine. If you are a picky eater, have dietary restrictions, or if you think that you will not be satisfied with the local dishes provided, you might want to consider supplementing our menu with your own western type foods and snacks that are more to your liking. From our accommodation and you can use our bikes to ride to a few convenience stores nearby.

Please keep in mind that refrigerator space is limited and to prevent insect infestation open food items are not allowed in the rooms.

Orientation Day

On the Monday of your first week at this location, you will join our orientation day, to familiarize you with the surroundings as well as local culture. Your program will continue as usual from Tuesday onward throughout the rest of the week.

Schedule
Introduction meeting, House rules, Setting Expectations, Health and Safety Advice and handling of documents.
Thai Do’s and Don’ts, Thai Culture Lessons and Thai Language Lessons.
Tour around the compound and local area where to find local shops, and arrange a sim-card if necessary.
Visit Plearnwan Market
Lunch
Visit the beach

Activities & Events

Tuesday Evening
You will go to the night market in Hua Hin city. Try some of the delicious local food that is freshly cooked and instantly served to you. Taste a variety of inexpensive street food.

Wednesday Evening
You will go to the night market in Hua Hin city. Try some of the delicious local food that is freshly cooked and instantly served to you. Taste a variety of inexpensive street food.

Friday Evening
You will go to the Cicada Market, a colorful night market offering freshly cooked food from different shopkeepers. Look around the many art exhibitions, see the local handmade products and souvenirs which are very attractive and listen to live music featuring local artists.

Sights & Surroundings

Hua Hin is a lively fisherman-town and popular tourist destination, and it has a lot to offer besides just sunbathing, snorkeling and swimming at its golden beaches. Not only are there plenty of seafood restaurants and other eateries to choose from, but visitors can also enjoy golf, spas, shops, markets (including a popular night market), and Hua Hin’s Vana Nava water park.

You might also consider visiting Khao Tekiab, a mountain at the end of the beach with a temple atop that overlooks the beach.

Hua Hin is also surrounded by beautiful national parks and you might decide to go slightly further afield to explore the likes of the Pa La-U Waterfall, located 60 km west of Hua Hin in the south side of the Kaeng Krachan National Park. Alternatively, 45 km to the south of Hua Hin is the mystical Phraya Nakhon cave for the more adventurous!

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How to Book your Program

Participants are encouraged to submit their applications as far in advance as possible as places on the program are limited. You can apply up to 1 month before your start date. Apply today and get ready for one of the most amazing experiences of your life!

Application Form
Fill out the Application Form. We will process your application and let you know if your application was successful within 24 hours.

Deposit
Pay your deposit to reserve you place in the program. You can pay the deposit in these different currencies: £240, US$285 or €250.

Remaining Fees
Pay the remaining fees, minus the deposit which you already paid, six weeks before your start date of your program.

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