Modified GT Loop

Discussion in 'Touring Northern Thailand - Trip Reports Forum' started by boomshaka, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. Hey, this is the route I plan to take, gonna start in the morning the day after tomorrow (nov 10th.) I changed it up a bit to try and squeeze in what seemed like the twistiest sections of road, and avoid the flat straight slab as much as possible, while staying on fairly main roads since I am not familiar with the region. I'll be renting a D-tracker, and I plan to spend 3-6 days on the road-- kinda playing it by ear.

    I was thinking about going counter-clockwise so that I could start out with a short(ish) ride to Phayao, and sleep there. But I remember seeing somewhere, that it is recommended to go clockwise. Any rhyme or reason to this recommendation? Should I not even worry about finding a place to sleep, will there be guest houses in most of the towns along the way? Anyways, here's the map, and I appreciate any tips and or suggestions.

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  2. err lets see if this works...

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