Saigon & Angkor discovery 9 day/ 8 nights

Tour code

 VBT: CL- MCT9A - SGN - REP

 Duration

 9 days/ 8 nights

 No. of cycling days

  3 days

 Distance

 Flexible

 Minimum ages to ride

 9

 Group size

 Mi: 02 - Max: 12

 Tour meets

 in HCM, Vietnam

 Tour ends

 in Siem Reap, Cambodia

 Road surface

 Mixed dirty track, concrete path and country back roads

 What's included

 What's not included

- Private A/C vehicle takes up all cyclists and luggage

- Personal travel insurance

- Truck to carry all bikes and spare bikes, tool kits

- Single accommodation

- New Giant MTB, wheel size: 27.5" hydraulic brakes

- Other personal expenses

- Helmets, new bottles of water

- Drinks are not included with any meal

- All entrance fees and boat rides

- Cambodia visa

- All ferry tickets in countryside

 

- High speed boat to Phnom Penh

 

- B = 8 Breakfasts, L =ă Lunches, D = 4 Dinners

 

- Daily cold water and facial tissues

 

- 9 nights: double room and twin share

 

- Experienced English speaking bike guides

 

- Pick up & drop off at hotels

 

Dates

Destinations

Activities

Distance

Meals

 Day 01

 Ho Chi Minh on arrival

 Airport in

 

 L/D

 Day 02

 HCM - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - HCM

 Cao Dai temple + Cu Chi

No cycling 

 B/L/D

 Day 03

 HCM - Can Tho

 Cycling + boat

10 - 15 km 

 B/L/D

 Day 04

 Can Tho - Chau Doc

 Cycling + visits

10 - 15 km 

B/L/D

 Day 05

 Chau Doc- Phnom Penh

 Speedboat

No cycling 

B/L

 Day 06

 Phnom Penh

 City tour

No cycling  

B/L/

 Day 07

 Phnom Penh - Siem Reap

 Boat/ flight + visits

No cycling 

B/L

 Day 08

 Siem Reap

 Cycling + visits

15 km 

B/L/

 Day 09

 Siem Reap - Departrue

 Airport out

 

B/


Day 01: Saigon Arrival
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh, Saigon is the country’s commercial city, with 9 million inhabitants. It’s also called the city of mopeds today. Take you to hotel, have lunch at downtown of Saigon. In the afternoon, visit some historical sites; Reunification Palace, the War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
  • Lunch/ Dinner
Day 02: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Cao Dai Temple.
Your tailor-made itinerary of today is different. Leave Saigon city for Tay Ninh by private vehicle, visiting Cao Dai Great temple. On arrival at the temple at 11:30 am. Have some photo taken at colorful compound before attending Noon Prayer time. Cao Dai religion is which combines elements of Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam in order to promote peace. It was found in the year of 1920. Have lunch in town and continue your trip to Cu Chi tunnel. Cu Chi tunnels are an underground with 3 levels and used by the Viet Minh and Viet Cong during Vietnam; French and American. Its location was every important to Viet Cong because it was the gateway to attack Saigon and very closed the end of Ho Chi Minh trails. Return to Ho Chi Minh in late afternoon.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch
Day 03: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Can Tho.
Leave Saigon for exploring Mekong Delta River in the morning. Arrive in Cai Be around 10:30 AM and start your boat ride with private cruise to village by Mekong River; visit some traditional workshops of candy, rice paper, local handmade products. Then have a sampan rowing boat rode on creeks through Tan Phong Island before your boat crossing a main branch of Mekong River to Bin Hoa Phuoc village. After lunch, your bike ride will start. Ride through countryside, visit local orchards and traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves. There will be many stops on the way for photo taken, at kindergarten, middle school. Share space with locals on ferry to Vinh Long city where, your driver is waiting. Enjoy an hour driving to Can Tho.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • Cycling: 10 – 15 km
Day 04: Can Tho – Chau Doc
The highlights of sightseeing today are Cai Rang floating market in the morning and Tra Su forest in the afternoon. Check out of hotel after your breakfast; enjoy private motorboat rides to famous floating market of .Cai Rang. This is the real floating market that you watching locals exchange farm products from boat to boat. This is a chance you can get such a many photos at the market in action. Spend a short time to walk around the land market where kinds of vegetables and tropical fruit can be seen here. Then a pleasure biking gets through countryside to Phong Dien give you your own space, ride on smooth path along creeks, pass lively villages as you could see a morning activities of local at their home, on creeks. Your driver will be waiting at rural village of Phong Dien where today’ cycling is end up. Continue to Chau Doc by private vehicle and stop for lunch on the way. Enjoy an hour tour of exploring Tra Su Nature Reserve including; motor boat ride and a short sampan paddle boat. The area is about 800000-hectare. The forest is home to an astounding number of wading birds and animal species. Then continue the trip going to Chau Doc.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • Cycling: 10 – 15 km
Day 05: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh by speedboat
After breakfast, you will be taken to Sunrise dock. It time to say goodbye your Vietnam’s team and continue traveling by speed boat up the Mekong River to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The total trip takes about four and a half hours. Cambodia visa is very easy obtained at border. Our team in Cambodia will meet you at the dock in Phnom Penh and take you to hotel. Phnom Penh city is the capital city and it’s remained of France's colonial that related to Indochina.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch
  • By speed boat
Day 06: Phnom Penh City Tour
Phnom Penh city situated by Mekong River and now it have been developed rapidly. The country had become known since Angkor Watt was found. Enjoy a full day on tour of Phnom Penh City; pay a visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the notorious Choeung Ek "Killing Fields" in the morning. Enjoy Khmer cuisse lunch at restaurant in city Centre. The last activity is to have cyclo ride on Sihanouk Boulevard, to visit the National Museum and the Royal Palace. Return to hotel and relax at leisure time.
• .Breakfast/ Lunch
 
Day 07: Phnom Penh – Fly to Siem Reap
A picked up at hotel and take you to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Our team will guide you the tour of Angkor historical sites such as; Angkor National Museum, The interactive museum showcases artifacts from the Golden Era of the Khmer Empire by use of multimedia technology to picture this interesting historical period. Enjoy Sunset at Angkor temple then return to hotel to explore night market in town.
Option:
You can choose a speedboat up the Mekong from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. From September to December is the best time. There is enough water in the season
  • Breakfast/ Lunch
Day 08: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples
Spend a whole day to explore Angkor Wat complex by bike and by private vehice including: Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, visit Bayon temple, Preah Khan, one of Angkor’s largest temples, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII. Then cycle to jungle-entwined Ta Prohm temple. After lunch, spend the rest of the day to explore Angkore Temple on foot and return to hotel them.
  • Breakfast/ Lunch
  • Cycling: 15 km
Day 09: Siem Reap Departure
Free at your leisure to explore Siem Reap and doing shopping by your own until an airport out to International airport for flight home 
  • Breakfast

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