Overview

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Duration
10 days / 9 nights
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Distance
440 KM
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Tour Code
VBBSRSG10G
Number of Cycling Days
8
Total Cycling Distance
440 kilometers
Accommodation
Included
Full service package
Included
Some free dinners to let you own enjoy !
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Average Distance Per Day
55 km
Average Climbing Per Day
450 m

Instruction

✅ Embarking on a cycling adventure is an exhilarating way to explore the ancient wonders and natural beauty of Cambodia and Vietnam. From the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat and the intricately carved Banteay Srei temple to the historically rich Kampong Thom and vibrant cities like Phnom Penh, this journey offers an immersive experience through time and culture. Furthermore, pedaling your way through the picturesque Mekong Delta and alongside the iconic Mekong River adds a sense of tranquility and connection with nature. In this article, we will delve into the reasons why cycling is the ideal way to explore these incredible destinations.


1. Immersion in the Ancient Khmer Empire:

Cycling allows you to fully immerse yourself in the ancient wonders of the Khmer Empire, with Angkor Wat and Banteay Srei being the highlights. As you pedal through the temple complexes, you will witness the grandeur and intricate details that have been preserved for centuries. Unlike exploring these sites by car or bus, cycling provides a closer connection to the historical context, allowing you to observe the architecture, intricate carvings, and experience their sheer magnificence firsthand.

2. Off-the-beaten-path Adventure:

Venturing off the main tourist routes in Cambodia and Vietnam is made possible by cycling. Kampong Thom, located between Angkor Wat and Phnom Penh, presents an opportunity to delve into the rich Khmer culture and explore lesser-known temples, rice fields, and local villages. By exploring these hidden gems on a bike, you can witness authentic Cambodian life, interact with friendly locals, and gain a deeper appreciation for this enchanting region.

3. Unforgettable Cultural Experiences:

Cycling through Phnom Penh, the vibrant capital city of Cambodia, allows you to absorb the vibrant history and culture firsthand. Visit the haunting Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields for a profound understanding of Cambodia's dark past. Pedaling through local markets, sampling delicious street food, and interacting with friendly locals will provide irreplaceable cultural experiences that showcase the warmth and generosity of the Cambodian people.

4. Connection with Nature:

The journey through the Mekong Delta, a sprawling network of rivers, canals, and lush green landscapes, is a highlight of this cycling adventure. By cycling through this picturesque region, you can witness the daily life of locals living along the delta's banks, pass through verdant rice paddies, and explore charming villages. The peaceful and serene environment allows for a deeper connection with nature, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

5. Mekong River: Lifeline of Southeast Asia:

Following the Mekong River by bike offers an extraordinary perspective on the region's livelihood and biodiversity. As you cycle along the river, you will witness local fishermen casting their nets, witness traditional fishing villages, and witness a rich array of wildlife. Furthermore, a cycling adventure along the Mekong River allows you to witness the magnificent sunrises and sunsets that paint the river's banks with mesmerizing colors, creating postcard-worthy moments wherever you turn.

✅ Cycling in Cambodia and Vietnam 10 days offers an unforgettable experience that combines historical wonders, cultural immersion, and a connection with nature. By taking this unique, off-the-beaten-path approach, you have the opportunity to engage with local culture, witness breathtaking landscapes, and experience the region from a completely different perspective. So gear up, hop on a bike, and get ready for an adventure that will create lasting memories and leave you with a profound appreciation for the captivating destinations of Cambodia and Vietnam.

Full itinerary

💢 DAY 1: ARRIVE SIEM REAP IN CAMBODIA (D)

A warmest welcome you at the REP Airport for a short transfer to the hotel in Siem Reap center and enjoy your first impression in Cambodia by your own way until our guide take you to the finest restaurant for our welcome dinner. Overnight at 4 star hotel in Siem Reap.


  • Transport with driver
  • Guide
  • 4 star hotel
  • Dinner 
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Hillock (4 star)
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D

💢 DAY 2: CYCLING IN ANGKOR COMPLEX (B, L)

Today we’ll drive a short distance to Angkor Wat to collect our bikes which we will use for the rest of our trip, then set off to discover several of the ancient temple cities by bike. We cycle to the impressive Ta Prohm Temple, which remains in the clutches of the encroaching jungle. Here we spend time visiting the temple, before pedaling along small hidden trails to the ruins at Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terraces, the Bayon, Baphoun and Preah Khan.

In the afternoon we’ll visit magnificent Angkor Wat with its extraordinary architecture and bas-reliefs. At the end of the day we cycle back to our hotel. Our total cycling distance today is approximately 35 kilometers. 80% of today's riding is off road but not technical.

  • 4 Star hotel or similar standard 
  • Comfortable A/C support van
  • Mt. bicycle with helmet
  • Biking Guide(s)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
  • Angkor ticket for 3 days
  • Snack, drinking water, fruit along the biking day


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35 km
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Hillock (4 star)
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B, L
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💢 DAY 3: SIEM REAP & BANTEAY SREI (B, L)

Today we will leave the crowds behind on a cycle ride to the small village of Rolous where we visit the temples, before continuing to a local market. After a rest and time to explore the stalls we take a boat to the floating village of Kompong Phluk. Our ride through rural Cambodia offers plenty of opportunities to once more connect with local people. The fascinating village of Kompong Phluk is built on stilts in Tonle Sap Lake. Its residents live a communal lifestyle and you will see everything from floating pig pens to young children paddling around in what looks like a bowl selling souvenirs and singing songs.


After our boat trip we enjoy a home hosted lunch where we can ask questions and learn about local cuisine as well as everyday life. In the afternoon we take our bus to visit Banteay Srey, where we collect our bikes again and cycle 25 kilometers to either East Mebon to enjoy watching the sunset, before either cycling or driving back to Siem Reap. Our total cycling distance today is approximately 56 kilometers.

  • 4 Star hotel or similar standard 
  • Comfortable A/C support van
  • Mt. bicycle with helmet
  • Biking Guide(s)
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Angkor ticket
  • Snack, drinking water, fruit along the biking day
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4 Star hotel
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B, L
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💢 DAY 4: SIEM REAP - KAMPONG THOM (B, L)

Following your breakfast at the hotel, you will have a long bike ride though the villages of Kampong Thom. Explore local life on dirt track, through villages, charming temples where you may see the interesting traditional wedding of local people with many stops at with locals and their temples. After lunch, we get in the vehicle and go ahead to the hotel and arrive there in late afternoon. Overnight in Kampong Thom! 

  • Cycling tour Guide in English Speaking
  • Transport: carry the bikes & transfer our riders
  • Mt. Bicycle with Helmet 
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch 
  • Ferry & Entrance fee  
  • 3 star hotel: Kampong Thom Royal Hotel (or similar standard of 3 star hotel) 
  • Cycling distance: 55 - 75 km
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60 km+
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Kampong Thom Royal (4 Star)
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B, L, D
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💢 DAY 5: KAMPONG THOM - PHNOM PENH (B, L)

Today We will have a long drive on the comfortable A/C vehicle about 3 hours in the morning to the crossing ferry to Tonlé Sap's island, the huge beautiful countryside will be open for your challenge. We tailor your 35km ride over the silk-worm village, including a visit to a local farm and taste tropical fruits. This is a good opportunity for you to purchase some nice little presents for family and friends back home.
Afternoon, we get out of bustling Phnom Penh to take a motorized boat about 2 hours on Tonle Sap River, that provides you with picturesque view of Royal Palace, Skyline of Phnom Penh. Leisurely enjoy your relaxing sunset until our team picks you up for dinner & discover one more night by your own way.

 Inclusion: Ohana 4 star hotel (or similar standard), transport (transfer the riders, carry the bikes & lugguages), Silk farm entrance fee, English biking tour-guide, breakfast, lunch, snack/fruit along the biking loops. 


  • Cycling tour Guide in English Speaking 
  • Transport: carry the bikes & transfer our riders 
  • Mt. Bicycle with Helmet 
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch 
  • Ferry & Entrance fee  
  • 3 star hotel: Ohana Hotel (or similar standard of 3 star hotel) 
  • Cycling distance: 55 - 75 km 
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Ohana
restaurant
B, L
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💢 DAY 6: PHNOM PENH - CHAU DOC IN VIETNAM (B, L, D)

After breakfast. Transfer 15km out of the busy traffic in Phnom Penh. Begin to cycle to visit Ta Prohm and Yeary Pov temples (12 century). Take a break for water and snacks before heading to Phnom Chisor to visit the hilltop 11th century temple. Enjoy riding to the Teakeo with cycling through most temples during our cycling days and overlook the scenery of the countryside of Ta Mok's house, the former general commander, and pedal toward Tinh Bien for crossing to Vietnam. Overnight in Chau Doc after dinner after a short transfer by car! 


  • Cycling tour Guide(s) in English Speaking (Cambodian Guide & Vietnam Guide) 
  • Transport: carry the bikes & transfer our riders 
  • Mt. Bicycle with Helmet 
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Ferry & Entrance fee  
  • 3 star hotel: Victoria Nui Sam Lodge (or similar standard of 4 star hotel) 
  • Cycling distance: 55 - 75 km 
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55 km
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Chau Pho (3 Star)
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B, L, D
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💢 DAY 7: CHAU DOC - CAN THO (B, L)

We’ll drive for about 30 km from Chau Doc town before starting today's ride. The journey takes us on flat terrain along the Vinh te Canal system which once marked the border between Vietnam and Cambodia.
At Tra Su, you visit the forest by motorized boat with its many water hyacinths and water lilies. Our ride will continue to a lovely little town on the banks of the Hau Giang River where we will spend the night. Our total cycling distance today is approximately 50 kilometers.

  • 4 Star hotel or similar standard 
  • Comfortable A/C support van: carry bikes & rider
  • Biking Guide(s)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Ticket & entrance fee: Tra Su forest
  • Boat trip in forest
  • Snack, drinking water, fruit along the biking day
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60 km
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Ninh Kieu Riverside (4 Star)
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B, L
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💢 DAY 8: CAN THO - VINH LONG (B, L, D)

This morning we’ll enjoy a boat ride to discover the bustling and vibrant floating market of Cai Rang – one of the last authentic floating markets in Indochina. We cruise further from the floating market into zig-zag canals around Can Tho to enjoy the tranquility and peaceful life along the river. Afterward, we’ll mount our bike to continue our journey towards DongBinh into the lush green, jungle canopy and Khmer pagodas located in one of the most scenic areas in the Mekong Delta.
After lunch, you will cycle in the surprise and delighted concrete paths when our group is greeted and welcomed by a local family where lunch will be served. This is an unforgettable experience and a great way to understand the Mekong Delta people while staying a local homestay on An Binh island. Overnight in Vinh Long’s homestay!

  • Lodge/Homestay or similar standard
  • Comfortable A/C support van: carry bikes & riders
  • Mt.bike with helmet
  • Biking Guide(s)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Boat trip for the floating market
  • Snack, drinking water, fruit along the biking day
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55 km
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Mekong Natural Lodge Homestay
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B, L, D
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💢 DAY 9: VINH LONG - SAIGON (B, L, D)

We’ll enjoy our last ride today with a cycle around the beautiful island of An Binh. The island is littered with tropical fruit orchards and as well as admiring the color and variety of fruits we will also stop to sample produce along the way. We take leave from the bikes and travel by boat to Cai Be. Back on land we’ll drive the final leg to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city and most vibrant. Our total cycling distance today is approximately 30 kilometers!

  • 4 Star hotel or similar standard
  • Comfortable A/C support van: carry bikes & riders
  • Biking Guide(s)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Ticket & entrance fee
  • Boat trip/ferry
  • Snack, drinking water, fruit along the biking day
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50km
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Eden Star Saigon (4 Star)
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B, L, D
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💢 DAY 10: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B)

Our cycling adventure comes to an end in Ho Chi Minh city today. We will have the last breakfast together and be transferred to the airport with our driver and guide!
  • Comfortable A/C support van: drop-off at SGN Airport
  • Transfer guide
  • Breakfast




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No Cycling
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Eden Star Saigon hotel (4 Star)
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B

Tour Details

Facts

Total Cycling Distance440 km
Avg Distance/Day55 km
Avg Climbing/Day450 m
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groupGroup Size2-10 Riders
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Booking Info



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🌾 BALANCE

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🌾 LOYALTY RIDERS CLUB

For those who have been on several long tours with us we reward customer loyalty by offering repeat customers a special discount off the tour price (excludes single supplement and bike rental). If this is your fourth scheduled tour or more you will receive a 5% discount. If this is your eighth scheduled tour or more we will extend a 10% discount. The discount will be reflected in your online booking, but please contact us if any questions. Loyalty discounts can not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Note: Only tours of 5 days or more will be applicable for loyalty discount.


🌾 INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

International flights, to and from the start and finish points are not included in the tour price. Once your tour is Guaranteed to Depart you can book your flight. Please contact us for advice before arranging flights for the best arrival and departure times. We would only cancel a trip for an extreme circumstance, but in that case, where we cancel your trip, we cannot be liable for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made. Please claim any losses from your travel insurance that you acquired when you booked your holiday.



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Cycling Holiday: Saigon to Bangkok 14 days
Cycling Holiday: Saigon to Bangkok 14 days
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