Our guides live and breathe adventure, and are trained annually in group management, emergency response and bicycle mechanics. All our guides are also first-aid and CPR-certified through the Red Cross.
After a five-year stint as a hotel and bar supervisor in Dubai, Wallace returned home and reunited his passion for hospitality and cycling. With six years of experience as a cultural guide in his hometown of Bagan, and three years as an EXO Adventure Guide, Wallace is an expert in traversing through the hilly cycling routes of the Shan State and enjoys showing guests the magic of his hometown.
Zaw Lin’s motivation as a guide is to ensure that guests are always happy and comfortable. With his enthusiasm when it comes to cycling, he is constantly looking to improve himself. Since 2013, he has attended annual guide trainings with EXO so that he can bring clients the best and trendiest adventure experiences in Myanmar.
Native to the town Magwe, Toe Toe has 10 years of experience in hospitality and cycling Myanmar under his belt. With the knowledge of cycling routes at his fingertips, Toe Toe joined the EXO Adventure family two years ago. Speaking both French and English, along with his optimism and sense of humour, he will ensure that cycling Myanmar will be the best ever experience.
Aou was born with adventure in his blood. Coming from the north and native to the Karen Hill Tribe on the foot of Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Thailand, he lived and breathed trekking since his childhood. After he discovered his passion for cycling, joining EXO Adventure was a dream come true for him. With his in-depth knowledge about the north of Thailand, clients can learn all about jungle survival and the Karen Hill Tribe culture between his jokes, be it on or off the road.
Seeking new opportunities outside his remote home of the Karen Hill Tribe in Mae Wang, Tree moved to the city to learn all about tourism. With his newly gained knowledge as a guide, Tree is the perfect person to be with when exploring the jungles and rarely-visited hill tribes. Maintaining his strong ties with his home and nature, Tree has exceptional survival skills in the mountains and can probably cook the best jungle lunches that are enjoyed in nature.
Driven by his curiosity of different cultures, Sert left his village in Chomthong to pursue his studies as a tour guide. After guiding regular tours for a year, he was able to combine his passion for cycling with his job and began leading Adventure cycling tours in the north of Thailand. Kind-hearted, genuine and always wearing a smile, Sert is the perfect cycling expert to take your clients over the steepest mountains and longest routes throughout the country.
Dome loves discovering new places and showing all travellers his home country. Born to the Akha Tribe in Myanmar and growing up in northern Thailand, Dome spent 12 years in monkhood before the call for adventure travel came knocking on his door. With experiences in guiding adventure tours in the South of Thailand, taking school groups on outbound travel, and spending four months on scholarship in Columbia, he is now based in Chiang Mai, where he reconnects his knowledge of northern Thailand with his thirst for travel.
After receiving a bike as a present from his parents, Arta fell in love with cycling. With his bike, he cycled and explored off-the-beaten paths, close to untouched nature. As a professional bike guide since 2007, and speaking both English and German, he is an expert with off-road trails. A bike enthusiast at heart, he challenges himself by joining championships such as the Enduro Downhill and wishes to ride, guide and explore unknown places for as long as he can.
Born in West Java and growing up in East Kalimantan, Arinto is a veteran guide / tour leader. Beginning his guiding days since 1983, he is living his passion in travelling, music, art and history. Be it playing the guitar, describing heritage sites, trekking volcanoes or snorkelling in pristine waters, Arinto has all the expertise to provide an unforgettable adventure.
Starting first as a cultural tour guide in 2010, Wira’s passion for mountain hiking and mountain biking led him to be a guide for EXO Adventure. Marrying his hobby with his job, he is a Bali expert with his hometown just 30 minutes from the Batur National Geopark in Bangli. These days, he’s concerned with eco and sustainable tourism and feels that everyone should travel responsibly.
Meet 5-time National Cambodian Cycling Champion, Veng. With six years of experience in competitive cycling and his professional certificates by the Union Cycling International (UCI) and Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC), he has brought his skills and rich knowledge of cycling to share with adventure enthusiasts. Strongly passionate about sports with the love to share and show his home’s culture and scenery to other people he can’t wait to lead groups on challenging bike adventures!
While Rith was a history and architectural guide in Sieam Reap’s Angkor Wat Archaeological Park, he discovered a few cycling tours that founded his interest as an adventure guide. He began training as a professional cyclist which led him to discover the countryside, culture and traditions of remote villages. In addition, he started leading trekking trips in Angkor area and the Chi Phat jungles in Koh Kong province. He enjoys adventure trips as it takes him out to see people and keeps him healthy at the same time.
As a licensed guide since 2000, Nak has spent his entire career in the tourism industry and has been a cycling guide since 2012. As a hobby and a form of great exercise, he also leads trekking trips into the wilderness around Siem Reap. In addition, he’s a huge dirt bike enthusiast and have been well acquainted with remote parts of Cambodia and Southeast Asia. He is passionate about his home, and Khmer culture and history and clients seem to love him!
Road cyclist and mountain bike cyclist extraordinaire who has ‘fun’ at the centre of his heart, Tree comes from the Kandal Province, south of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. Since 2009, he worked as a tour coordinator and cycling guide while continuing his University studies. In 2013 he officially became a licensed guide and loves his job that allows him to share all his knowledge and experiences to the world’s travellers. Passionate for the outdoors he can’t wait for the next adventure with clients!
Thongchan first started working with EXO Travel in 2011. With 10 years of experience as a guide, his favourite places in Laos are Luang Namtha, Nong Khai, Luang Prabang and Champasak. His best trekking experiences were the ones to Luang Namtha where he could share a lot of information on history, culture of the ethnic minorities, wildlife and nature with guests. While he enjoys the fun and games, he believes that first-aid and safety comes first and his knowledge of the routes are one way he can ensure the safety and happiness of his cilents.
Speaking both Thai and English, Saeng’s fondest memory as a guide was leading groups by bike and trek from Luang Prabang to Vientiane. Joining EXO in 2012, he believes in showing his guests how to learn and discover culture through the consciousness of using the five senses - see, touch smell, hear and taste. He loves his country and wants to share with as many people just how wonderful his country is.
Fluent in Thai, English and French, Choy has been a guide since 2010 and a cycling adventure guide since 2014. He believes that adventure travel is the best as it’s good for exercise and a great way to explore a country. His interest in sports and the outdoors led him to be an adventure guide, and Northern Laos has the best cycling routes for him. Capable in fixing bikes and first-aid trained, his guests happiness is what makes him happy.
Having joined EXO Travel since 2003, Zang has proven to be able to guide a variety of tours and travellers. Strongly passionate on all things outdoors, he believes that adventure travel can bring extra benefits to travellers. He loves to speak with people and share interesting anecdotes, sometimes even leading to a discussion on philosophy and history with clients. Coupled with his professionalism on guiding and his intellect he is very popular with clients.
Phat is a gem of the adventure guides. Born in the beach city of Nha Trang, educated in the highlands of Dalat and starting his guiding career in Ho Chi Minh city, he has a wealth of knowledge and can share stories from different cultures across the regions that he has lived in. As Vietnam’s key cycling guide for long-distance overland tours, Phat enjoys entertaining adventure travellers in many different ways. He has a sense of humour and even plays and sings the guitar to clients!
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