Biking HCM to Phnom Penh 5D/4N

Tour code VBT: MCT5B - SGN - PNP Road surfaces Mixed dirty track, concrete path, country back road
Tour lenth 5 days/ 4 nights Cycling distance 200 - 250km
No. of cycling days 4 full days Group size Mi: 02 - Max: 12
Tour meets in HCM, Vietnam Tour ends in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
What's included What's not included

- A/C van/bus takes up all cyclists and luggage
- Truck to carry all bikes…..
- 2017 Giant MTB, wheel size: 27.5”, hydraulic brake
- Helmets, bottles of water, tools kit
- All entrance fees, boat rides
- All ferry tickets in countryside
- High speed boat to Phnom Penh
- B= 4 Breakfasts, L= 5 Lunches, D= 3 Dinners
- Daily cold mineral water, soft drinks
- Daily snacks, fresh fruits, facial tissues
- 3 nights, double/twin rooms
- Experienced English speaking bike guides
- Bike mechanic
- Pick up at hotels/drop off at dock, Phnom Penh

- Personal travel insurance
- Single accommodation
- Cambodia visa
- Other personal expenses
- Drinks are not included with any meal


Day 1: Saigon - Ben Tre 
After an hour drive through Saigon city to Tan An countryside to start a morning ride of 25 km. You ride on concrete paths, pass ride farm villages, through rice paddy fields, vegetable plantations and you will have many stops at local markets to try some tropical fruits, visit some family workshops. Stop for lunch in My Tho city. After lunch in My Tho city, you will have a 40 minutes transfer by van/minibus to Rach Mieu bridge for an afternoon’ easy ride. You will have an easy ride through many coconut gardens, and lovely countryside along the ways to Ben Tre city.

  • 25 - 45km, easy/ moderate
  • Lunch/ Dinner

Day 2: Ben Tre - Cho Lach - Vinh Long - Can Tho
We will have a chance to see morning activities at local place in town of Ben Tre before you have a breakfast at hotel. Today's cycling on back roads mostly in the removed villages off the beaten track and we will cross many small branches of Mekong River by little ferries. Your lunch will be served at the home of local in Cai Mon’s countryside. In the afternoon, we continue wandering by bike into lush green countryside, ride pass nursery gardens, ornamental plants, rambutan fruit orchards to Dinh Khao ferry via Cho Lanh, Vinh Binh. We end up our today’ ride Dinh Khao ferry and have an hour transfer by vehicle to Can Tho in late afternoon.

  • 30 - 70km, easy/moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 3: Can Tho – Sadec - Cao Lanh 
Today, you will see busy cai Rang floating market before you have a bicycle ride to Sadec town. In the morning, you will ride through sweet potato field, cycle pass many family workshops which produced rice and sticky rice powder. Then we continue cycle a long natural creeks on single track to Sadec. Your lunch is well- prepared at Huynh Thuy Le’s ancient house. In the afternoon, you will have an opportunity to admire many flower gardens, ornamental plants, and nursery gardens and bonsai trees and mango orchards on your way of cycling to Cao Lanh city.

  • 35 - 65km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 4: Cao Lanh – My Luong Chau Doc
Today you will discover the low land of Doing Thap province. It is the lowest farming land in Mekong Delta’ Vietnam. Many border provinces including Dong Thap have yearly flooded season. That’s why the last yearly rice harvests are usually takes place before flooded season coming. You can see most locals living on stilt-houses and each house is usually owns it small sampan boat.  The highlight of today is to stop at the monastery which built after French’s invasion. It was inaugurated in 1877 and its three years older than the Notre Dame Cathedral in Saigon. After your have lunch in Cho Moi, we continue to rock and roll on bike on unique countryside back roads passing new farming land, ride across huge farming land and have a ferry crossing Basac River  to Chau Doc border town.

  • 40 - 75km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/

Day 5: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh 
You will have an early starts from hotel for Cambodia today. Your guide will pick up you at 6:40 at your hotel after your breakfast, and taking you to the dock for high speed leaving at 7:30 am. A local guide of Hang Chau’ boat company will accompany you no boat trip from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh. He is also helping you with visa application at border gate. This is a chance you can enjoy beautiful scenery and local life on water on the Mekong River from Chau Doc to the Phnom Penh city. Picnic lunch box is included. End of tour!

  • By boat
  • Breakfast/ Packed Lunch

Reviews

Matt Vincent from Australia

This tour has been the highlight of our holiday to Vietnam. Well organised throughout. Ut is an excellent guide and could not have done any more to make our holiday any better. 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 May, 2017

Michael Russo party from Australia

We named our tour " HELLO 2 weddings and a funeral" Our cycling trip from Ho Chi Minh City To Phnom Penh was an experience my partner and myself will cherish for the rest of our lives. We were blessed and most fortunate to have had Loc as our guide. The love and passion he has for Vietnam, its food, its people and their culture opened our hearts and enabled us to experience a country like never before. This young man of 25 years of age had us captivated the whole trip with his humble compassionate heart. We were stopped on our path and invited in to 2 weddings on the same day. Both involved doing countless shots of rice wine and food being handed to you from every direction. We were overwhelmed by their generosity, their interest in us but most of all by their acceptance and love. We also were invited to join a large group who for every year for a generation celebrate the passing of a loved one. Well this involved pretty much the same as the weddings, rice wine shots, food and packed you up with mangoes or coco nuts to take with you. For a country that has a lot to see like Halong Bay, Sapa, Cu Chi tunnels, Hoi An, Danang ......................... we did the tourist route. The four days riding through those remote villages with Loc is what we remember as the real Vietnam. Nov 28- Dec 2, 2014 Kind Regards,

David Frot from France

Hi Van, We had a wonderful tour filled with really good cycle guide Dat who was very helpful, friendly and full of an excellent knowledge and great recommendations for any and all our needs. Thank you to Miss Quang who was very helpful when we organize the booking and also thank to our driver and all the team from Vietnam Backroads. we will recommend your company and will post a good review on TripAdvisor as well. 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 June, 2014

Laura Maya from Australia

Hi van, This was such an incredible experience, I'm so happy we chose Vietnam Backroads Bicycle Tours. I contacted your company because of reviews on Trip Advisor and after emailing 5 - 10 different cycling tour companies. I chose Vietnam Backroads because of the exceptional customer services and dedicated attention of Quang - she is an asset to your business ! We have now finished the tour and we ave been extremely impressed by the quality & professionalism of your team. Dat is every knowledgeable and enacted . Nothing is too much trouble for him and he is a patient teacher-i'm a new cyclist still learning how to manage a bike and he has been very helpful! Cuong was very professional & friendly & always on time. I can not say enough about this this experience an d will recommend your services to friends and write a review on TripAdvisor of course! 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 June, 2014

Deena and Jordan from America

Thanks again for an incredible trip across the Mekong Delta! The boat ride up the river to Phnom Penh yesterday was great, and we will be continuing on up to Siem Reap tomorrow. The bicycles and gear were top notch and in very good shape. The only thing I would make sure to either recommend people bring or provide extras if they need them are cycling gloves. 25 Oct 2011

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