Vietnam cycling tours
Countryside Discovery Bike Tours; 9 days/ 8 nights SiemReap to Saigon
Cycling SiemReap to Saigon in 10 days with Vietnam BackRoads Bike Tours, cyclists could see the Great Angkor and its friendly peolpe in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Exploring the Mekong River from PhnomPenh to Chau Doc by boat and stay a night in border town. Meandering in the Mekong Delta by bicycle in a few days before you finishing your trip in Ho Chi Minh city. Vietnam Cycle Tours
|Tour code||VBA: 9A-SRP-SGNC||Road surfaces||
red rural roads, trails, paths and back roads
9 days/ 8 nights
380 - 430 km
|No. of cycling days||
6 full days and 2 other half days
Minimum : 02 - maximum: 12
in SiemReap, Cambodia.
in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Day 1: Siem Reap-Angkor Complex (L/D) (25km)
Depart from the hotel and cycling to Angkor temple. Cycling on shady bumpy road to see Kravan temple, Banteay Kdei, and stop at the famous Ta Phrom, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers. Spend an hour on visiting Ta Phrom. It was built in 12th century by the famous King Jayavarvan VII indicated to his mother.
Continue your bike ride through small circuit passing Ta Keo temple, Chao Say Tevoda, Tommanon before reaching to Angkor Thom city where you could admire the race of Leper King, Terrace of Elephant, Baphoun, Phimean Akas. Then explore Bayon temple and start the visit Angkor Thom which was built by Cambodia's great king, Jayavarman VII. Overnight in SiemReap.
Day 2: Banteay Srei and River of Thousand Lingas - SiemReap (B/L/) (65 km)
Start your second days of the trip is cycling west to Banteay Srei. Bike on beautiful rural road as you can see real countryside of Cambodia including; rice field, typical villages and pagoda. Arrive in Banteay Srei before lunch. Visit Banteay Srei temple known as women citadel (built in 967 A.D dedicated to Brahma). With the pink sandstone walls and the best carving of all, Banteay Srei has attracted many tourists when coming to Siem Reap. Continue biking to visit Kbal Spean, the River of Thousands Lingas. On the way back to Siem Reap city, make a stop to visit Landmine Museum of Mr Akira. Mr Ra is dedicated his life to clear the landmines in countryside of the country. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Rolous Group & Tonle Sap Lake (B/L/) (50km)
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and ride to Rolous Group, it was the first capital of Angkor Empire during 800 A.D. Visit the Pre-Angkorian temples including Preak Ko, Bakong and Lo Lei. In the afternoon, ride to Tonle Sap Lake where you will have a boat ride to the floating village, your boat will goes slowly so that you could see and take many photos as you can. Have a transfer back to your hotel. Stay one more night in Siem Reap.
Day 4: Siem Reap-Phnom Penh by bike and by boat (B/L/) (no cycling)
A short transfer to high speed boat station, get on board to Phnom Penh. This boat trip takes 6 hours to Phnom Penh. Today you will have an opportunity to own a collection of photos which is about ordinary life style of locals living on Tonle Sap. In rainy season, Tonle Sap Lake reaches 10,000 square Km and it's got only 5,000 square Km in dry season. Arrive in Phnom Penh port, afternoon visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 5: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc, Vietnam (B/L/) (by boat only)
In the morning, our drive and bike guide will take to the Cheung Ek killing field which is 15 km from city centre. Option, enjoy doing shopping by your own free time. Check out your hotel and leave Phnom Penh for Chau Doc by high speed boat. All will be at boat station by Mekong River in Phnom Penh city at 11:00 am. Relax on boat downstream on Mekong River to Vinh Xuong border gate. Then continue your boat ride to Chau Doc smuggling town, Vietnam.
DAY 6: Chau Doc - Cao Lanh (B/L/D) (70 km)
To begin with the first day of your cycling in Vietnam is taking a publish ferry to cross the lower branch of nine dragon rivers (Cuu Long river). Ride on beautiful trail to Cho Moi then crossing upper branch by small local ferry to visit the monastery on Island on upper branch of Cuu Long. After lunch, continue to cycle on paths along river to Cao Lanh city. Overnight in this town.
DAY 7: Cao Lanh – Sadec – Can Tho (B/L/) (75 km)
Today, we cycle past flower plantation, ornamental gardens to Sadec town. Visit the Huynh Thuy Le’s house and enjoy delicious lunch in this house. Sadec has been very famous with “The Lover” It also the town where you could see many colonial building styles. It because French built the first French army base in this town and was continued to build the town which was now Sadec. In the afternoon, bike on paths through canals and villages, stop to see how people making rice powder, frog farms in rural area of Dong Thap province. Then cycle on beautiful country roads, pass rice field, sweet potato field. Arrive in Can Tho in the late afternoon. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 8: Can Tho – Tra Vinh (B/L/D) (80 km)
After breakfast, enjoy a boat ride to Cai Rang floating market, your boat will cruise through the market slowly as you could admire the colorful floating market in Vietnam Mekong Delta. After your boat ride, cycle on paths to Cau Ke via Tra On. In this afternoon, continue cycling on narrow country lanes to visit Khmer temples in countryside of Tieu Can. Right here, you can see the living activities of Khmer community in Vietnam. Continue pedaling on rural roads to Tra Vinh.
Day 9: Tra Vinh – Ben Tre - Saigon (B/L) (50 km)
Begin with a short biking on back roads to Co Chien river, cycling on beautiful narrow lanes along the riverside through the coconut plantations of Thanh Phu’s countryside. Continue riding to My Tho,the gateway to Saigon from Mekong Delta. You bike ride will be ending in My Tho city. Have lunch before couple of hours transferring to Ho Chi Minh City. Tour end!
Services included: Not included: ♦ Transport by A/C mini van, bus, and truck carry bikes ♦ Travel insurance ♦ New Trek & Giant MTB 24 speeds, helmets, spare parts, aid kits, tool kits ♦ Other personal expenses ♦ Entrance fees, boat trips, ♦ Vietnam & Cambodia Visa ♦ B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned in the tour itinerary ♦ For daily cycling only: Water, snacks, fresh fruits, wet towels. ♦ 8 nights, double occupancy, twin share ♦ Experienced English speaking bike guides ♦ Pick up/ drop off at hotels
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Stay in 2 - 3 star hotels
27.300.000 vnd - (US$ 1300) per person (2 persons)
26.250.000 vnd - (US$1250) per person (3 persons)
25.830.000 vnd - (US$ 1230) per per son (4 persons)
27.300.000 vnd - (US$ 1300) per person (5 -12 persons)
Stay in 3 - 4 star hotels
32.970.000 vnd - (US$ 1570) per person (2 persons)
31.500.000 vnd - (US$ 1500) per person (3 persons)
31.290.000 vnd - (US$ 1490) per person (4 persons)
32.970.000 vnd - (US$ 1570) per person (5 - 12 persons)