5 lovely bicycle tours Bangkok

Spice Roads

45 (Sub Soi Pannee),
Soi Pridi Banomyong 26,
Sukhumvit Soi 71
+66 (0)2 381 7490
www.spiceroads.com

Spice Roads is a well run bike touring company that actually has trips all around the world. Their Bangkok branch runs sunset, Chinatown, and Bang Krachao jungle trips, as well as heading out of the city to some of the canals and up to the ancient city of Ayutthaya. They provide high-end mountain bikes along with trained guides.

Grasshopper adventures

57 Ratchadamnoen
Klang Road
+66 (0)2 280 0832
www.grasshopperadventures.com

Operating for over a decade, Grasshopper runs trips all across Asia. They are professional, safe, and well organised. They do bike tours to historic sites, along canals, by night, and also excellent food and cycling combos. They also do longer rides throughout Thailand.

Co Van Kessel

River City, 23 Charoen
Krung Soi 24
+66 (0)2 639 7351
www.covankessel.com

This outfitter, started by a Dutchman over 30 years ago, focuses on tours around Chinatown and canals, combining the use of boats, bicycles, and walking to explore Bangkok’s hidden alleyways and backroads. Their top tour lasts five hours, and they have a few shorter and longer options plus a few out of town trips.

Bangkok Vanguards

4/4 Soi Troksin,
Tanao Road
+66 (0)85 833 9218
www.bangkokvanguards.com

This newer outfitter gets rave reviews as it focuses on local interaction and on seeing Bangkok with more depth. They run an array of tours, two of which involve bicycles: one goes by night, discovering the bowels of Chinatown, while the other is a day trip out along canals, using van transport to return.

Follow Me Bike Tours

126 (33/6) Sathorn Soi 9
+66 (0)87 059 1130
www.followmebiketour.com

A locally owned family business, Follow Me runs a wide array of trips at very reasonable prices. They wander around Chinatown, over to the canals of Thonburi, and through all of the city’s old historic districts. Additionally, they have a fish foot spa set in their clubhouse for relaxing after a tour.

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