If you're hanging out in Chiang Rai & looking for a nice half day / day ride you can try the Ruammit Loop - a lovely ride alongside the both sides of the Kok River. Riding the Kok on the south side of the river A temple to climb The Kok river ride - a beauty of winding hilly roads Total distance is around 45 kms. Ruammit is the big Karen village with all the elephants on the North side of the Kok. Ruammit the Karen elephant village Downtown Ruammit A quiet day at the Ruammit elephant camp Junior hanging out in the shade Most tourists use the boat one way to arrive or depart The Kok river bridge at Ruammit Riding the Kok river on the north side Here's how the 45 kms looks in google earth The Google Earth Ruammit Loop The elevation profile to confirm it is s delightful hilly - up & down road. GTR Elevation profile When you'e in Chiang Rai, check it out sometime for an easy half day cruise in some nice fresh air.