It needs a great effort and dedication to experience a peaceful mind and to get closer to heaven. A challenge uphill riding will test you if you are qualified to appreciate the peaceful nature with original Karen villages and long flowy downhill trails.Heaven for all elite mountain riders. Be impressed with aesthetic and calmness of the ancient temple hidden in the forest. Fight against the long steep climb and get excited by the fast downhill single track as a reward from the heaven.
A journey begins from a fascinating monastery that has been hidden in the forest since the Buddha era. Then facing the inner self to a tough ride up and down through the peaceful nature across the mountains in Mae Wang district before witnessing real Karen way of life at the isolate but peaceful villages. After get around with locals, the nice flowy trails are your reward before heading back to end the day with a tasteful dinnerOur Full Day "Stairways to Heaven" is rated Blue Square (More Difficult) on Trail Difficulty Rating System, which is suitable for rider who is able to handle a lot of riding up and able to ride down on the technical single track as well. The trails are featured with steep climb, rocky paths, and ruts. Trail Type (for whole Ride) • Single track 70% • Double track 30% • Hard Surface 0%Elevation • Gain 743 m. • Loss 1170 m. • Max elevation 1122 m.Total Cycling Distance • 23.67 kmFitness Level: 5/5Who is able to handle a sustained challenging pace including anaerobic activities for up to 7 consecutive days. Who can tackle sustained climbs of up to at least 1,500 vertical metres by bike or can move confidently on technical terrain for 10-15 hours at altitud