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Orchids'trail recognition and Loy Krathong celebrations.

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Orchids'trail recognition
Loy Krathong celebrations

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Orchids'trail in Thailand

From November 6th to 15th 2022

  • 100km or 55km in 4 days 

  • D + 2700m / D - 2100m or D +1600m / -1200m

  • 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 8 and 9, we will attend the celebration of Loy Kratong: unforgettable!




940€ (600€ for +1 – no running people ) for the 15 first subscriptions.


980€ For the following



  • food (except the 2 or 3 nights at Chiang-Maï’shotel)

  • overnights

  • technical an medical assistance,

  • repatriation's insurance



  • the flight to Chiang-Maï,

  • personnel expenses,

  • cancellation insurance

+ more informations about the trip extension 


Program Orchids'trail 2022

Sunday 06th November: Flight to Chiang Mai


Monday 07th to Wednesday November 09th: Reception of participants at Chiang-Mai airport. Transfer to the hotel in Chiang Mai. Free days, Loy Kratong celebration in the evening

Thursday November 10th: Transfer Chiang Dao Camp;  bib distribution and instructions.


Friday November 11th: 1st stages - 20km or 10km.  


Saturday November 12th : 2nd stages 35km or 15km. Arrival to Cocotier Resort Camp

Sunday November 13th: 3rd stages 20km.


Monday November 14th :   4th stages 25km or 10km / awards evening.

Tuesday November 15th: Transfer to Chiang Mai airport or departure of the extension



Essential equipment

  • Backpack

  • Rain clothes 

  • Whistle

  • Kamel back

  • Cap or a hat

  • Suncream

Essential Documents

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.

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Discover the hidden treasures of Thailand! (Ayutthaya & Bangkok)

7 extra Days

Tuesday 15th to November 22th  


This rate includes

  • All displacements,

  • airport transfers

  • Transfert Hotel airport,

  • overnight stays in hotels with breakfast as well as visits (Royal Palace, Wat Poo, Old City, Ayutthaya...).