Total Distance: 98 kms approx.
Route: 1001 & 118.
Travel Time: ¾ day.
Allow yourself all day to enjoy it properly. A sweet little picnic ride to take the girlfriend.
Ride approx 48 kms, stop at the beautiful Bua Thong waterfall & lovely forest park.
Continue north for another 2kms, turn right to ride 13 kms through a beautiful teak forest
To reach the Mae Kuang dam…
Here you can hire a small boat to put your bike on, sail across the dam with the bike on board
Unload your bike at the other side by the dam wall. Take lunch at a nice restaurant overlooking the dam & ride 25 kms back to Chiang Mai.
For a full trip report with photos on the GT Rider forum click here The Mae Kuang Loop
The Mae Kuang Loop is on the GT Rider Golden Triangle map. To buy a Golden Triangle guide map go here.