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Our Cycling Holidays In SE Asia, China, & Mongolia

All of our tours in Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, China, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, & Mongolia

Below is the full list of all of our cycling holidays throughout South East Asia, China, and Mongolia. At the time of writing our bicycle touring destinations include Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China (including Yunnan, Guizhou and Guanxi), Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Taiwan. You can filter tours by country if you know where you want to go, otherwise, we've included summary information to help you choose a tour. We specialize in exploring the lesser known, less touristed parts of Asia and finding routes based around quiet, traffic-free backroads and trails, to give you the most memorable holiday experiences. All of the cycling tours below have been personally researched by us, will be guided by us and include the high standards of personal service that we have become known for.

 

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  • China - Sichuan Tibet

    China's Sichuan Province. Exploring Eastern Tibet.

    Dates: No dates available at this time.

    PaintedRoad’s LabRat Runs are annual events where adventurous riders with a sense of adventure are invited to join a first time tour in an exotic far flung destination. As a first tour the unexpected should be expected, and accepted, hence a keen sense of humour is a valuable asset. The sense of humour though is not only for when things don’t go quite to plan, LabRats are a great fun group to travel with, always as quick with a laugh as they are for an adventure, and a post ride beer.

    With LabRat Runs being prototypes, if we are unsure whether or not to include something, be it a day’s ride, a rest day venue, a restaurant, a bar, or a place to sleep, we generally throw it into the mix, just to see how it works. So as a LabRat you get to try it all, be it an extra rest day, an unexpected mountain, or one more day on a tropical beach.

    2018 - Sichuan - Kham Tibet.

    Following on the tremendous success of last year's LabRat Run which explored the wonderful wilderness of the Mongolian Steppe, David and Echo would like to invite adventurous riders to join them this year in China's high Tibetan landscape of Kham, in Sichuan Province. With passes as high as 4600 metres, Tibetan culture and architecture, yaks and eagles, roads of perfect bitumen, gravel, and rock, and long long climbs and downhills that that go on for an hour we have an epic adventure in the making. We are unsure of where to have the restudy, so ever thrown a couple in just to see how things work out.

    Total Days: 16 | Cycling Days: 11 | Difficulty: 9/10 | Daily Average: 86km | See more information, dates & prices »

  • China - Yunnan

    Cycling From Shangri La

    Dates: May 2021

    From the Tibetan town of Shangri-La, across a 3700-metre pass, through one of the world's deepest gorges to an unspoilt town from the ancient tea trading route. Onwards across a mountain range leading to one of China's biggest freshwater lakes. And hence to the capital of the Bai minority people, Dali Old Town. This cycling epic offers more of China in two weeks of pedalling that many people would ever imagine existing. Featuring epic landscapes and a real sense of adventure this tour has become, quite rightly, our most popular.

    Total Days: 12 | Cycling Days: 9 | Difficulty: 7/10 | Daily Average: 71km | See more information, dates & prices »

  • China - Sichuan Tibet

    A Journey Through The Mountains of Eastern Tibet

    Dates: No dates available at this time.

    Tibet is an almost fabled land that many long to visit but few do. For most people when thinking of Tibet it is of Lhasa, the Potala Palace, and Everest, the Tibet of the classic Lhasa to Kathmandu ride. This is the Tibet of The Autonomous Region which unfortunately suffers travel restrictions and the need for foreign travel permits, permits that are all too frequently not issued or withheld.

    The Tibetan region of Kham in Sichuan Province fortunately suffers no such restrictions and is open for anyone holding a Chinese visa. Having explored the area several times by bike during the first decade of this century it has long been David’s desire to run a tour in Kham. This is a truly Tibetan experience with soaring mountains, hight passes, open pastures and narrow valleys. There are monasteries and monks, yaks and barley, and cowboys on motorbikes. The tour also boasts lower sleeping altitudes, comfortable hotels, and the absolutely wonderful cuisine of Sichuan - Kham offers an excellent opportunity for a cycling adventure in a most exotic land.

    Total Days: 16 | Cycling Days: 11 | Difficulty: 9/10 | Daily Average: 86km | See more information, dates & prices »