Orchids'trail in Thailand
From November 18th to 26th 2021
100km in 4 days
D + 2700m / D - 2100m
This free pace race, is for any runner or Walker (shortest mileage for walkers).
Ranking: General, man and woman
Some countries more than others make you want to leave, to escape. Thailand is part of these dream destinations. The 4 steps of 20 to 30km each, will allow you to compete in places as beautiful as different in Chiang Mai region, North of the country.
Here, we are far from Bangkok and its pollution. The air is more breathable, less touristic than the south. Beaches are replaced by five parallel chains from Northern Thailand : they are the foothills of Himalayas. Today, Chiang-Mai is the north tribes capital. Located at the gates of the "Golden Triangle", Chiang Mai has the reputation of being one of the most beautiful citiy in the country.
October 31 and November 1 we will witness the celebration of Loy Kratong : unforgettable!
940€ (600€ for +1 – no running people ) for the 15 first subscriptions.
980€ For the following
Program Orchids'trail 2021
Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th November: Flight to Chiang Mai
Thursday 18th & Friday November 19th: Reception of participants at Chiang-Mai airport.
Transfer to the hotel in Chiang Mai. Free day
Friday 19th & Saturday November 20th: Free day, Loy Kratong celebration in the evening
Sunday November 21th: Transfer Chiang Dao Camp; bib distribution and instructions.
Monday November 22th : 1st stages - 20km.
Tuesday November 23th: 2nd stages 35km. Arrival to Cocotier Resort Camp
Wednesday November 24th : 3rd stages 30km.
Thursday November 25th: 4th stages 25km / awards evening.
Friday November 26th: Transfer to Chiang Mai airport or departure of the extension
THIS PROGRAMM IS GIVEN AS AN INDICATION AND CAN BE MODIFIED
Cap or a hat
A validated passport (for at least the next 6 months). If you are not part of the European community, please Verify the documents needed at the Norway Embassy of your country.
A medical certificate proving you are healthy to participate to this race (less than 3 months old) or a license.
Loy Kratong festival
Loy Kratong is a Festival celebrated every year in Thailand. It takes place on 12th month full moon of the traditional thai lunar calendar. In the Western calendar, this usually occurs in November. This tradition started in Sukhothai, but is now celebrated throughout Thailand. The festivities in Chiang Mai and Ayutthaya are particularly famous. In the North Kingdom, in Chiang Mai, Loy Kratong is the opportunity for a spectacular lanterns release carried by cylindrical balloons (sky lanterns). Loy Kratong is a fun and happy holiday in the Thai tradition.
Discover the hidden treasures of Thailand! (Ayutthaya & Bangkok)
8 extra Days
November 26th - December 4th
This rate includes
Transfert Hotel airport,
overnight stays in hotels with breakfast as well as visits (Royal Palace, Wat Poo, Old City, Ayutthaya...).