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This may have been my favourite trip! Every day was special and unique. From trying out a local lunch spot to the cooking class and riding the elephants. Everything was perfect!!!!
Nancy MacDonald- Los Angeles, CA

Just returned home from the Backroads Thailand bicycle adventure. I am exhilarated, enthused and disappointed that it had to end. This was my first experience with Backroads, and all aspects of the trip were exceptional. Your organization sets a very high standard of customer service, and it is very much appreciated. The leaders were exceptional. Their enthusiasm for their jobs and their lives is contagious, and their dedication to service is obvious. What a pleasure to spend a week in such an exotic location and have these great people take care of everything. The complete success of each day was never doubted. You can be assured that I will travel with Backroads in the future, and will probably become a Backroads junkie! Thanks for a great trip.
Michael Peterson- Seattle, WA

Having never been on a Backroads trip, I didn't have too many expectations. In fact, I don't generally (historically) travel with groups or organizations. It was on the first day that I realized that I was not only in good hands, but traveling with experts who not only were well organized, but were excellent communicators and engaging with all participants.
Jonathan Engle- Seattle, WA

Backroads never ceases to amaze me...they plan and think ahead for you so that you can enjoy and savor each moment of your vacation!
Leah Kamon- New York, NY

What an incredible trip - in every way! I couldn't believe how HAPPY, kind, genuine the Thai people are, how delicious the food was. I have such wonderful images of happy faces, gorgeous scenery, cooking class, long boats, wats, monks, water buffalos, massages - not a dull moment the entire time.
Bonnie Blackaller- Kentfield, CA

My wife and I had a wonderful trip, and the entire experience was so much better than we could have ever hoped for. The trip was well balanced with great food, activity and cultural experiences. It far exceeded our desires. We look forward to our next Backroads adventure.
Mike Dixon- Lafayette, CA

I am still overwhelmed by what a great trip this was. Perfect support (always there when needed, never hovering), great rides, incredible cultural experiences, unbelievable accommodations and delicious food experiences.
Cathy Linn- Issaquah, WA

Having lived in Thailand for seven years growing up, I was looking forward to EXPERIENCING it from a completely new and different perspective. My expectations were greatly exceeded in all areas. I could not have imagined a more enjoyable trip in any way.
Millie Milton- Northborough, MA

What an awesome trip! Taking in the culture, people, and scenery by bike is such a wonderful way to experience Thailand. The various activities planned throughout the trip, combined with great leaders and support staff made the trip very enjoyable and enriching. Thanks Backroads for some great memories and a great travel experience!
Justine Oppenheim- Cambridge, MA

I could not have asked for a more fabulous introduction to Thailand and SE Asia. As a woman traveling solo in so foreign a culture, I was admittedly nervous. I had no reason to be. I think the energy and the enthusiasm flows from the top - and our guides were phenomenal. It helped, too, that our fellow travelers were fascinating, energetic, fun and funny. The range of activities off the bikes was wonderful, and the various mileage options each day made individualization of the trip completely viable. Beyond the breathtaking Thai environment as seen from a bike, I truly feel that I got an inside look at Thai culture, religion, politics and history. Its amazing breadth and warmth and energy. I could not be happier I took this trip and I would definitely take another in the future. THANK YOU!
Marysue Rucci- New York, NY

This was my third Backroads trip, each of which has been fabulous. The Thailand trip was the best trip yet!!! The leaders were fabulous and incredibly accommodating.
Paula Rosen- New York, NY

Best trip so far! The planning was flawless. The service was outstanding. We loved riding the elephants.
Jennifer Land- Wayne, PA

After our Bhutan trip, the bar was set very high. This trip totally exceeded our expectations. Backroads has really "upped" its game, providing such personal attention. Each participant experienced a journey that felt custom-made.
Roni Freedman- Boca Raton, FL

Anantara Resort & Spa Golden Triangle: one of the most beautiful resorts I've ever seen, the attention to detail in the design and landscaping is incredible, and of course the elephants and their wonderful families are special. Waking up to the early mist and hearing elephants in the fields and the birds was just magical.
Harriet Dann- Needham Heights, MA

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