Orchids'trail in Thailand
From November 11th to 19th, 2019
100km in 4 days
D + 3 500m / D - 2 650m
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.
On November 23rd, we will witness the celebration of Loy Kratong : unforgettable!
850 € (500€ for the accompanying persons) for the first 15 registrants,
880 € (520 € for accompanying) from the 16th registered
Program Orchids'trail 2019
Monday, November 11st
Flight to Chiang Mai
Tuesday, November 12th
Arrival in Chiang-Maï, Transfer from Chiang Mai hotel
Wednesday, November 13th
Free day, Loy Kratong celebration in the evening
Tuesday, November 14th
Transfer from Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao Camp. bib distribution and instructions.
Friday, November 15th
1st stages - 22km.
Saturday, November 16th
2nd stages 33km. Arrival to Cocotier Resort Camp
Sunday, November 17th
3rd stages 22km.
Monday, November 18th
4th stages 20km / awards evening.
Tuesday, November 19th
Transfer to Chiang Mai airport.
THIS PROGRAM IS GIVEN AS AN INDICATION - IT 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!
6 extra nights in Sukhothaï and Bangkok from November 19th to 25h 2016 / €600
This rate includes
Transfert Hotel airport,
overnight stays in hotels with breakfast as well as visits (Royal Palace, Wat Poo, Old City, Sukhothai ...).