Vietnam cycling tours
Cycling Cambodia to Vietnam 19 days/18 nights. Cycling SiemReap to Hanoi
Cycling Cambodia to Vietnam. The temples of Angkor, now partially restored, constitute the premier collection of Khmer art and architecture. The Citadel is a square enclosure with a circumference of 10,000 m, a height of 6.6 m and a thickness of about 21 cm. The center of the wall is packed with dirt while the outer shell is built with bricks. There are ten gates to access the Citadel each with a two story watch tower. The gates are named according to their direction of exit. The southeastern gate is also known as Thuong Tu gate, The Eastern gate is also called Cua Dong Ba etc. The Citadel was built to accommodate 24 bastions with over 400 canons.
Ha Long Bay has attracted tons of tourists every year. Ha Long Bay has more than 1000 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. Get on board and cruise for 4 hours on this "Bay of the Dragon descending to the sea", as it is knows by locals. The Bay holds over 1,600 islands and islets. There are caves and grottoes, with stalactites and stalagmites. Its limestone pillars are a unique natural feature of great scenic beauty and biological interest. The great extent and the richness of its forms sets it apart from other sites. Vietnam Cycle Tours
|Tour code||VBA:19A-SRP-HANC||Road surfaces||
red roads, broken roads, dirty tracks and back roads
19 days/ 18 nights
|No. of cycling days||
8 full dayss and other 5 half day
Minimum: 2 - maximum: 12
in SiemReap, Cambodia.
in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Day 01: Siem Reap – Angkor by bike (B/L/D) (30 km)
Begin of the first day of cycling to Angkor Complex, visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon temple
Day 02: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap – Kampong Chhnang (B/L/) (30 km)
In morning, ride 25 km to Tonle Sap, enjoy a boat ride crossing Tonle Sap to Kampong Chhnang. During the boat trip, you will be visit floating, fishing villages. The city of Kampong Chnang located by Tonle Sap and it famous for its clay pots. Check in and explore the town in the afternoon. Overnight in town
Day 03: Kampong Chhnang – Udong – Phnom Penh (B/L/) (90 km)
Check out, and start cycling on country roads through colorful pagodas and traditional villages. Cycle past rocky mountains to Udong. The ancient capital of the latter stages of the Khmer Empire and crowning site of the king is located 40 km north of Phnom Penh. Udong offers spectacular views of the surrounding country and the innumerable sugar palm trees that punctuate the countryside. Have lunch in Udong, in the afternoon, continue cycling to Phnom Penh.
Day 04: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc (B/L/) (no cycling)
Enjoy a morning city tour, visit the Royal Palace of Cambodia, and go shopping at the central market. Head back to the hotel for check out. Take a short transfer to the Mekong River, then relax on a high speed boat, downstream to Chau Doc, Vietnam. Arrival in Chau Doc pier in the late afternoon. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 05: Chau Doc – Can Tho (B/L/) (80 km)
After breakfast, we leave for the floating houses on the upper Mekong river by boat where we can see plenty of catfish and red snappers breeding under right their houses. What is an amazing life! Then keep boating to visit the Cham village with about 12,000 people who are weaving sarongs and hats by hands in keeping with their ancestral tradition. Back to the hotel for check out and a short transfer out of the smuggling town of Chau Doc. Start biking to Long Xuyen city, crossing the rice bowl of Vietnam. After lunch, transfer to Can Tho
Start cycling from Chau Doc town, cycle on rural roads along Vinh Te canals to Ba Chuc killing field in Tri Ton where PonPot regime massacred over 3,000 Vietnamese in 1978. This section of cycling will be a challenge as you cycle on hilly back roads near the Sam mountain. Then continue cycling to Long Xuyen. Have an hour and half transfer to Can Tho
Day 06: Can Tho – Cai Be - Saigon (B/L/) (55 km)
Enjoy a boat ride to Cai Rang floating market in early morning, then back to hotel for breakfast and check out. Transfer for an hour to Vinh Long. From Vinh Long, we take a public ferry to An Binh Island. Bike on country roads along river to Dong Phu village. Then, take another ferry boat to Cai Be town, continue cycling to one of the ancient house for lunch. After lunch, ride on trails to the countryside of Cay Lay, then transfer to Saigon
Day 07: A half day to Cu Chi (B/L) (no cycling)
Have a half-day in the morning to Cu Chi tunnels by van/bus, then rest of the day free time to explore Ho Chi Minh city in the afternoon. This is the site of the Cu Chi tunnels, one of the most famous battlegrounds of the Vietnam War. Today it is one of the country's prime tourist attractions, part of a new industry of war tourism. Sometimes, these spots seem to be memorials to wartime propaganda as much to the war itself. Following the man in green fatigues, the tourists arrive at an open-sided hut, where the women in black show them to their seats. There, on a big-screen television set, the Vietnam War plays on: B-52's drop strings of bombs, villagers run for cover, communist guerrillas fight back.
Day 08: Saigon – Dalat (B/L/) (30 km)
Enjoy a morning drive through bustling Saigon and the industrial parks of Dong Nai province to Bao Loc, the homeland to coffee tree and green tea plantations. Lunch en route, continue driving to Dalat city after lunch. On arrival in Dalat around 1:30 pm. Cycle 30 km on back roads through vegetable and flower gardens. Overnight in Dalat
Day 09: Dalat – Nha Trang (B/L/) (100 km)
Ride rolls hills through Truong Son mountain range and downhill to Nha Trang, ride pass by Khanh Vinh, Vien Khanh ancient town. Late afternoon, transfer 40 minutes to hotel. Overnight in Nha TrangDay 10: A boat trip to Island and relax on beach (B/L/)Visit the Ponagar Cham tower before you spend a whole day on snorkeling and swiming on nice beach on Island.Day 11: Nha Trang – Qui Nhon (B/L/D) (100 km)You wil have a morning ride through amazing ride fields and beautiful coastal country roads and cycle rolling hills, racing along Reunification Train from Chi Thanh to Dieu Tri. Stay a night in Qui Nhon city.Day 12: Qui Nhon – Quang Ngai (B/L/D) (80 km)
After 20 minutes transfer to countryside, bike through fishing villages and many beautiful resorts along the ocean. In the afternoon, continue riding on country roads through beautiful villages with large coconut gardens and ride fields amongst mountain before a transfer to Quang Ngai.Day 13: Quang Ngai – Hoi An (B/L/) (80 km)
Have breakfast at the hotel, and start to ride to the memorial park of My Lai village. Stopping at My Lai village, the massacre of more than 500 locals in 1969. Continue to bike on country roads to Chau O town. Today, you will have a special meal as chicken rice in Tam Ky town. In the afternoon, cycle on country roads to Hoian.
Day 14: Free to explore Hoi An (B/)
Free for shopping in town of Hoian. Option; have a half day cycling to My Son Site.
Day 15: Hoi An-Hue (B/L/D) (100 km)
Van/bus takes you out of Hoi An, where we have time to warm up before we start to pedal uphill to the peak of Hai Van pass. After a few kilometers downhill ride from the top, we will take a rural road to fishing villages, past the colorful ancient burial-ground of Hue. Lunch en route. After lunch, pedal your bike on coastal roads to Thuan An, and then transfer to Hue city center.
Day 16: Hue city tour in the morning – fly to Hanoi in afternoon (B/L/)
Visit the Forbidden city, the capital of Vietnam from the 17th-20th centuries and tombs of nNguyen Dynasty. Fly to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi Capital.Day 17: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)
Enjoy a 3 1/2 hour morning drive to Ha Long. Get on board at 11:00am and stay a night on Halong cruise. Halong is the world Heritage Areaof outstanding natural beauty. During your cruise trip, you will enjoy kayaking and visiting may natrural beautiful sites of Halong bay.
Day 18: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/)
The cruise will be finished its trip at 11:30 am. Our guide, driver will pick up you at the dock and take you back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 19: Hanoi city tour (B/L)
Enjoy a full day city tour including; visiting The Templeof Literature built in the 11 century as Vietnamese first university, One Pillar pagoda in the morning. Later in the afternoon, visit the Museumof Ethnology, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, and the infamous "Hanoi Hilton.". Tour End!
Services included: Not included: ♦ Transport by A/C mini van, bus, and truck carry bikes ♦ Travel insurance ♦ New Trek & Giant MTB with 24 speeds, helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits ♦ Other personal expenses ♦ Entrance fees, boat trips, high speed boat, domestic flight from Hue to Hanoi ♦ International flights to/ from Vietnam & Cambodia ♦ B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary ♦ Vietnam & Cambodia Visa ♦ For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels ♦ 17 nights in hotels, 1 nights on cruise; double occupancy, twin share ♦ Experienced English speaking bike guides ♦ Pick up/ drop off at hotels
GROUP CYCLE RIDES
Stay in 2 - 3 star hotels
57.330.000 vnd - (US$ 2730) per person (2 persons)
55.860.000 vnd - (US$ 2660) per person (3 persons)
52.530.000 vnd - (US$ 2630) per person (4 persons)
57.330.000 vnd - (US$ 2730) per person (5 - 12 persons)
Stay in 3 - 4 star hotels
71.400.000 vnd - (US$ 3400) per person (2 persons)
69.930.000 vnd - (US$ 3330) per person (3 persons)
69.300.000 vnd - (US$ 3300) per person (4 persons)
71.400.000 vnd - (US$ 3400) per person (5 - 12 persons)