KOH YAO NOI
ISLAND BIKE TOUR
Koh Yao Noi Island is situated in the Bay of Phang Nga in Southern Thailand and even though the island is only a one-hour boat ride from the tourist hub of Phuket, at koh Yao noi island you will feel as if you're a thousand miles away.
There are no loud bars, no high-rise hotels in Koh Yao Noi island, just a handful of bungalows overlooking the Andaman Sea. Not only is this island affordable, it's an untouched paradise. The traditional way of life on Koh Yao Noi Island has remained virtually unchanged. The main road snakes through rice paddies, fishing villages and plenty of nice and quiet beaches. The best way to explore it is on two wheels.
Who can go on this ride?
Any person with a good condition will have no problem to finish this tour. Most of the cycling follows on road little rolling terrain with some off road short tracks up, down hill.
Some experience will help. But just everybody in good condition can enjoy this ride.
You will enjoy various types of landscapes and get in touch with local people as our lifestyle Bike Tours.
06.45-07.15 pick up from your hotel in Phuket. Time can be earlier or later depends on your hotel location.
Head to Bang Rong pier located on the Northeastern part of island.
08.40 Departure by local ferry (Join Speedboat) to Koh Yao Noi island. (Approx 30 mins in the speedboat)
09.10 Arrival at Koh Yao Noi island. Get your bicycle, trip briefing and start your morning ride along south of island Visit local villages, market, fisherman village, rubber plantation, palm oil plantation, pristine beaches which also provide a spectacular view of the islands.
Along the way we will stop at local shop for snacks and refreshment.
During the ride our guide (our guide are being trained and with certificated approved by The Tourism Authority of Thailand ) will make some interesting stops for photos taking, the guide will give you the finer details and its area.
13.15 Lunch at the restaurant, we provide Thai food and fresh seafood lunch for you.
if you are none fish eater or vegetarian do not worry, our chef will prepare lunch for you. (we do not do picnic lunch)
After lunch: Enjoy quiet beach ,swimming and relaxing then follow by afternoon bike riding, mostly on the paved road, pass by pristine beaches, village road, seeing nice scenery of Phang-Nga bay. (swimming depends on weather condition high tide-low tide)
16.00 Departure by Speedboat from Koh Yao Noi island to Phuket
16.30 Arrival at Bang Rong pier Phuket. Welcome drink serve and transfer by van to hotels.
17-17.30 Arrival at your hotel. Finished tour programs.
The timing of the itinerary is approximate and can be changed due to the sea condition and cycling ability fo the participants.
Bike Tours Koh Yao Noi island note:
Tour name : Koh Yao Noi Bike Tours
Tour type: Join Tour by Speedboat and private tours.
Tour included: Pick up from hotel and drop off, boat to island, bicycle, helmet, drinking water, we provide delicious Thai lunch or seafood lunch at the restaurant no picnic or lunch box on the beach.
Tour not included: Alcoholic drink, Tips.
Trip duration : One day Koh Yao Noi Bike Tours.
Departure Days: Tuesday and Friday.
Pick up time: 07.00-07.15 am at your hotel in Phuket.
Drop off : 17.00-17.30 at your hotel.
Bicycle : Mountain Bike 20-27 gears, Shimano gears, size: S M L , Alu frame, front suspension, helmet and drinking water.
Tour Distance : 22-35 km
Support : there is no support vehicle on the island . But incase of needed or emergency there are always taxi or local bus available.
Insurance : Limited Insurance is provided by Bike Tours Thailand.
Group size : Minimum 2.
What to bring : Sports shoes suitable for cycling, T-shirt, shorts or long pants, Sun cream, Hat, Sunglasses, camera. if you are coming to the ride during rainy season please carry dry cloths and rain coat with you.
When booking the tour : Please tell us, how tall you are as we do have different size of bicycles to fit your height.