Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia 12 Days


Tour description: The journey through the back roads of South Vietnam and Cambodia, where all your senses will delve deeply into the culture and life style local life along mighty Mekong River. Begin in Saigon, leisurely cycle through the graceful river landscape, pass lush green rice fields, tropical sugar palms and lotus flower dotted lakes. Visit stunning pagodas and converse with monks who share their knowledge of history and culture of these 2 intriguing countries. Get an up-close look into the simple life of the locals and give your taste buds a treat with local dishes. From Ha Tien, we then cycle to the Gulf of Siam with its white sand beaches and gorgeous sunsets. The journey concludes in Siem Reap with the 2 full day discovery tour exploring every corner of the famous Angkor complex. Throughout your journey, we’ve chosen the best accommodations for your comfort and enjoyment. The tour is flexible and may begin in Saigon end in Siem Reap or vice versa.

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City - Tra Vinh - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Ha Tien - Kep - Sihanouk Ville - Siem Reap - Angkor wat

Tour Begin / Tour End: Ho Chi Minh City / Siem Reap

Tour Code: HDH - 45

Tour Duration: 12 Days

Dates: Vietnam Family Holidays

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Tours Category : Vietnam Cycling Tours

Highlight: Ho Chi Minh City - Tra Vinh - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Ha Tien - Kep - Sihanouk Ville - Siem Reap - Angkor wat
  • Day 1: HCMC Arrival.
  • Day 2 – HCMC – Tra Vinh
  • Day 3 – Tra Vinh – Can Tho
  • Day 4 – Can Tho – Chau Doc
  • Day 5 - Chau Doc – Ha Tien – Kep
  • Day 6 – Kep – A Jewel on the Gulf of Siam (Boat Tour)
  • Day 7 – Kep – Elephant Mountains – Sihanouk Ville
  • Day 8 – Sihanouk Ville – Fishing village – Rubber plantation – Water Falls.
  • Day 9 – Sihanouk Ville – Fly to Siem Reap
  • Day 10 – Angkor Wat – One of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Day 11 – Biking Angkor grand circle, mysticism, jungle, temples and gods
  • Day 12 – Siem Reap – Departure

Day 1: HCMC Arrival.

Saigon cruise trip half day

Welcome to Vietnam’s financial hub: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Arrive in the late morning and enjoy an orientation tour through Saigon’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to recover from jet lag and explore the city on your own. In the evening, enjoy the welcome dinner at one of the finest restaurants in town. Meals: Welcome dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 2 – HCMC – Tra Vinh

Enjoy a unique biking trip through the Mekong countryside, cycling through back roads to discover the local life and culture. At 8:00 AM, your driver and guide will meet you at the hotel and drive you in the support van to the Mekong Delta. Arrive in Ben Tre around noon and enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant while your crew sets everything up for the bike tour. In the afternoon take a two hour bike ride through the beautiful countryside to the Tra Vinh the town has many famous pagodas.

Biking: 50 to 62 km (there are couple options for you to choose from). Meals: Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Tra Vinh

Day 3 – Tra Vinh – Can Tho

Can ThoStart your day the local way, waking early to visit the bustling morning market. Return to the home for breakfast then set out on another day biking along the beautiful fluvial countryside, passing through local villages, under leafy orchards and traversing emerald-green rice paddies. Stop along the way to visit the friendly local people and savor a delicious lunch of authentic cuisine. Arrive in Can Tho City in the late afternoon and check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure. Biking: 50km (there are couple options for you to choose from). Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

Day 4 – Can Tho – Chau Doc

Rise early and take a boat to visit the Mekong’s biggest floating market. Here farmers from all over the region come together to peddle their fresh produce. This is a perfect opportunity to sample some of the fresh tropical fruit grown along the Mekong. After the boat ride, you will set out on a cycling tour through the beautiful countryside on a biking route voted Vietnam’s best in 2006. Afternoon, continue the biking heading to Chau Doc. On arrival you could strolling around the town or just relax by hotel‘s pool. Biking distance: 45km Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc

Day 5 - Chau Doc – Ha Tien – Kep Kep - Cambodia

After breakfast in the hotel, you leisurely bike along the border of these 2 countries and heading to the sea. After clear the custom at Xa Xia border gate, continue one more hour biking to Kep passing rice field, school along the sugar palm lined paths. Take some short break visit small fishing village, located on the Gulf of Siam. Tonight you stay in an elegant comfortable bungalow seaside resort, so you can jump into the sea and enjoy the colorful sunset. Biking distance: 80km Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Resort in Kep

Day 6 – Kep – A Jewel on the Gulf of Siam (Boat Tour)

This place is worth for 2 night stay as it is a jewel on the gulf of Siam. Today, take the boat trip to the island "Rabbit Iceland", where you spend the day on the sandy beach under palm trees. Enjoy the nature and a freshly well-prepared picnic lunch. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Accommodation: Resort in Kep

Day 7 – Kep – Elephant Mountains – Sihanouk Ville Sihanouk Ville Beach

The support van will bring you to the foot of Elephant Mountain where you start the biking. The new asphalt road was only the beginning, completed in 2012. Up to the top there is a colonial church and a huge new casino. In the good weather day, the view is spectacular. In the afternoon, bike along the beach passing the coconut forest and Chinese community heading to Sihanouk Ville. Some fee time in the late afternoon is just for relax at a private beach. Biking distance: 70km Meals: Breakfast and Lunch. Accommodation: Resort in Sihanouk Ville.

Day 8 – Sihanouk Ville – Fishing village – Rubber plantation – Water Falls.

Today, start early from the start point near the airport, you ride on the path along the white sand beach of "Riviera of the East", founded by Prince Sihanouk in 1965. Wealthy Khmer spent their summer here and now, many travelers from all over the world. The first stop at the finishing village where you meet, talk and visit the home of local fishermen, next you ride in to the green of rubber ruber plantation. The trip ends at the waterfall where you could relax and have some light lunch before going back to resort for whole afternoon at the beach. Biking distance: 40km Highlights of Cambodia Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Resort in Sihanouk Ville.

Day 9 – Sihanouk Ville – Fly to Siem Reap

After breakfast, get ready for the short flight to Siem Reap, home of famous Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. On arrival, your guide and driver will welcome you and take you to hotel. Later in the afternoon, take the leisure bike to Angkor Wat or Bakheng for the sunset and get over view of this area. Biking distance: 12km Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Siam Reap

Day 10 – Angkor Wat – One of the Seven Wonders of the World

Since 1992, Angkor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surrounded by a lush jungle awaits us a unique temple architecture that deeply impressed you both with their incredible size and extent, but also with its intricate stone carving details. With the bike youAngkor Wat ride to the main facilities and visit Angkor Thom, Bayon and of course the towering Angkor Wat. The Srah Srang, the "pool" of the king and, above all, Ta Prohm, the mystical, half sunken in green jungle and overgrown with huge trees. The local guide will take you ride around the ruined temples in the some of the road less travelled and get to know in deep about the great Khmer civilization. Biking distance: 25km Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 11 – Biking Angkor grand circle, mysticism, jungle, temples and gods

Early morning, leave hotel and bike pass the jungle heading to the remote area of Angkor complex to the Bantay Srey which was believe was build by females artists. You will pass the country side of Khmer people and stop to see how people make sugar and local vodka from “tnoat”- Khmer sugar palm.Complete Cambodia Tour 7 Days The trip end with the lunch at the long house of “Bong Thom” in the middle of the organic rice farm. Afternoon is for relax by hotel‘s pool or our guide will take you to visit the local market. The farwell dinner will be hosted at one of the finest local restaurants in town. Biking distance: 35km Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

Day 12 – Siem Reap – Departure

After breakfast, you will be free until your transfer to the airport for departure. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: N/A.
Includes:
  • • Professional bikes
  • • Mechanic and support Van
  • • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • • A domestic flight: Sihanouk Ville – Siem Reap.
  • • Services of private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  Excludes:
  • • International flight.
  • • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
  • • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • • Personal travel insurance.
  • • Vietnam & Cambodia Visa fee.
 

Saigon: Signature Hotel 3 star accommodation for Tour Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia 12 Days

Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia

Signature Hotel

Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia

Double Room in Signature Hotel

Signature Saigon Hotel is a brand new boutique hotel conveniently located in Ho Chi Minh city downtown and just 100 meters from Ben Thanh Market. We are a 3 star hotel in Saigon which offers 5 star services.

Can Tho: Kim Tho Hotel 3 star accommodation for Tour Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia 12 Days

Kim Tho Hotel

Kim Tho Hotel

Double Room in Kim Tho Hotel

Double Room in Kim Tho Hotel

The worldclass three-star Kim Thơ Hotel is a modern structure of 12 floors opened in February 2008. Kim Thơ is located at the heart of Can Tho City overlooking the poetic Ninh Kieu River

Chau Doc: Chau Pho Hotel 3 star accommodation for Tour Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia 12 Days

Chau Pho Hotel

Chau Pho Hotel

Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia

Double Rooms – Chau Pho Hotel

Located in downtown Chau Pho Hotel is one of the most beautiful three-star hotels in Chau Doc. From the high floors, overall picture of Chau Doc town appears tranquilly and peacefully. It takes the tourists just about 15 minutes to drive from the hotel to a famous place of pilgrimage – temple of Lady Chua Xu, or to various cultural and historical monuments such as Sam Mountain, Tomb of Thoai Ngoc Hau, Tay An Pagoda, Cham ethnic village

Siem Reap: Steung Hotel 3 star accommodation for Tour Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia 12 Days

Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia

Steung Hotel

Cycling Vietnam and Cambodia

Room in Steung Hotel

 Located in the French Quarter; Psah Chas (Old Market) retaining her true colonial French characteristics, wooden louvre french-windows, doors and wooden floors complete with wrought iron balconies. The interiors whilst youthfully modern, bright airy and cheerful retain some semblance of her 1930’s art-decor characteristics with a hint Khmer flavour