About the Ride

This stunning new ride will venture into Thailand’s Kanchanaburi province, the site of the infamous Death Railway and Bridge over the River Kwai.  You will cycle through amazing countryside enjoying visits to ancient temples and ruins, and charming local villages among the forest and hills of Kanchanaburi. The ride will finish at our New Life Project in Kanchanaburi. For those that have ridden before, you would have visited the New Life Project at Chumphon, this is the sister property that is home to more than 60 kids.

Overview

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320km in 4 days:  The Hands Across the Water rides are designed to be inclusive – meaning the goal is not to finish first, but to finish together. There is plenty of support both on and off the bike and there will be no shortage of people to help you achieve this incredible feat.
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Stunning Scenery:  Journey through ancient sites, breathtaking vistas and vast landscapes to experience the true beauty and biodiverstiy of Thailand. You’ll travel through remote villages and meet the locals, far away from the typical tourist trails. You will have the opportunity to visit some incredible historic sites and beautiful waterfalls.
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Fundraise $2,000:  You are required to raise $2,000 for Hands Across the Water to qualify for the ride. 100% of donations go directly to the children in Thailand. The team at Hands and your ride leaders will support you with your fundraising every step of the way with access to our dedicated events and marketing team. Additionally we hold various events and raffles through the year that you will be able to leverage to spread the word and raise your funds.
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Meet the children:  You will finish the ride at New Life Project in Kanchanaburi and be greeted warmly by the children you have worked so hard to support. You’ll see first-hand the difference your phenomenal effort has made to so many lives.

Check out one of our recent rides in Thailand

Inclusions

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Return transfers to Bangkok

  • Pick up on the morning of Day 1 and travel to start of ride.
  • Drop back to Bangkok the day after the ride finishes.
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4 days cycling

  • between 55 and 80km per day
  • with additional sightseeing
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4 nights accommodation

  • final night at Dheva Mantra
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All Meals

  • Breakfast is provided at each hotel
  • Lunch on the ride days
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Support van, ride leader, licensed tour guide
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Bicycle hire and all food snacks at water stops
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Optional transfer to and from Hellfire Pass and Prasat Muang Sing

  • during the afternoon of Day 4
  • or morning of Day 5 if they choose
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Italian Custom Cycling Kit
Your registration includes a customised cycling jersey, bib shorts and gloves. Our kit comes from our great friends at Ollo and you won’t be disappointed.
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Dedicated fundraising page and fundraising support during the campaign
Once you have registered and paid your $500 deposit, you will receive a link to your personal fundraising page. You can update this page with your story and share your unique link to start raising funds. The team at Hands are here to support you with ideas so don’t be afraid to ask for help.

Cost & Payment Details

The cost of the tour is $1,895.

International flights are not included in the tour price. You will need to arrange return flights to Bangkok.

A non-refundable deposit of AU$500 is required to secure your place on the ride. You will then receive a link to create your own unique fundraising page and your journey is underway!

The final balance payment will be due on 1 March 2019. Monthly payment plans are also available – please contact us to arrange.

To participate, you must raise AU$2,000. 100% of funds raised go towards improving the lives of the children we support.