Cycling 10D/9N Saigon - Mekong untouched Countryside - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap

Tour code VBT: MCT10A - SGN - REP Road surfaces Mixed dirty track, concrete path, country back road
Tour lenth 10 days/ 9 nights Cycling distance 430 - 500km
No. of cycling days 6 full days, 2 half days Group size Mi: 02 - Max: 12
Tour meets in HCM, vietnam Tour ends in Siem Reap, 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
- Boat ride to Phnom Penh
- B= 9 Breakfasts, L= 10  Lunches, D= 6Dinners
- Daily cold mineral water, soft drinks
- Daily snacks, fresh fruits, facial tissues
- 9 nights, double/twin rooms
- Experienced English speaking bike guides
- Pick up/drop off at hotels

- Visa to Vietnam/Cambodia
- Personal travel insurance
- Single accommodation
- Other personal expenses
- Drinks are not included with any meal
- International flights to/out Vietnam/ Cambodia



Day 01: Sai Gon - Tra Vinh 
On your first day biking adventures, a transfer by van/bus driving you to lush green rural village of Ben Tre. The areas we cycle to explore today is Mo Cay’ countryside that has variety of countryside back roads. It has bike paths criss-cross its land and these paths link village to village. We will ride on path through water palm, village, and sharing space for locals on little ferries when we cross small rivers and the last one crossing Co Chien River to Tra Vinh. There will be many stops at local workshop, coffee shop on the way. 

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

Day 02: Tra Vinh – Dai Ngai - Soc Trang
Spend a morning biking 35 km through rice paddy, we cycle along canals and villages of Khmer, passing a hand of colourful temples, tiny thatch houses on rural paths to Cau Quan. After crossing a Mekong lower river with 2 different ferry boats, we stop for lunch in Dai Ngai town. After lunch, we continue discover country villages, through duck farms, family fish farming to Soc Trang city.

  • 30 - 65km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 03: Soc Trang – Vinh Chau - Bac Lieu 
Bac Lieu is Mekong Delta untouched countryside. It becomes famous and well-known because of Bac Lieu prince who spent his money carelessly, like water as to please a beautiful lady. Today we are going to cycle to and stay a night in this town. A network of concrete paths through homeland of Khmer allows you to experience their living lifestyle, daily activities along countryside paths. You will have many stop; rural markets, at ferry stations, shrimp farms, fish farms. After lunch, your bike adventures is continue, passing rice paddies through seaside villages and keep our adventures along coastal to Bac Lieu city.

  • 30 - 80km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 04: Bac Lieu – Vi Thanh – Rach Gia city 
Vi Thanh is a new town after Hau Giang was divided into two provinces in 2004. It is very new to tourists and its countryside is worthy place to see local lifestyle on back roads by bike. From the urban Dist about 15minutes driving from Bac Lieu city central. We cycle to Vi Thanh, going through some villages without electricity, most single tracks connecting together by simple wooden bridges. On your morning biking, you can see working buffaloes and cows on farm lands. Your guide will arrange delicious lunch in town of Vi Thanh. In the afternoon, your cycling adventures are more fun. You can choose small routes riding to Giong Gieng OR following quiet back road to race as temperature cooling down. A transfer by van/bus will take you to Rach Gia city.

  • 35 - 80km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ dinner

Day 05: Rach Gia – Long Xuyen
Long Xuyen city is the second biggest town in Mekong Delta after Can Tho. Many are smugglers, they smuggling second electric household goods and cigarette and other things from Cambodia. Discover countryside magnificent villages, lively local markets and busy river through is your real adventures today. On the country back roads, we see many big rice husking factories by villages, many small little ferries waiting passengers by rivers, water taxi and cargo boats moving different directions on rivers.

  • 35 - 70km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 06: Long Xuyen – Chau Doc 
Bike routes will be divided into 2 parts for a full day ride today. In the morning, we ride to explore huge farmlands which were abandoned before 1975. Since 1980, Mekong farmers have moved and settled in this land. Witness first-hand how big the rice bowl of Vietnam is. In the afternoon, your guide will lead you cycling on many gentle hilly country back roads along mountain, through nice mountainous scenery, villages with palm trees along the ways to Ba Chu village, stopping at memorial of killing field before the afternoon’ ride continue to Nha Bang’ countryside, and to Tra Su Natural Reserved. If time permitted, you can keep cycling to Nui Sam before a very short transfer you to Chau Doc.

  • 35 - 90km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner

Day 07: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh by high speed boat 
Today we ltravel tomPhnom Penh by boat in the morning and free to explore Phnom Penh capital city in the afternoon. Our team will take you the dock, boarding at 6:40 and enjoy boat ride to Phnom Penh. There will be a local guide accompany you on boat. He will help you to get visa and other related documents at borders.

  • High speed boat to Phnom Penh
  •  Breakfast/ Packed Lunch

Day 08: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
Today, we spend more time on A/C because there is a long way to Siem Reap. The ride begins after an hour on vehicles and we ride around 30 km before a transfer to Siem Reap.

From  July to Feb:
A transfer you to high speed boat station, enjoy a 6 hour boat ride crossing Tonle Sap to Siem Reap. Enjoy sunset at Angkor Watt

  • 25km+, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch

Day 09: Siem Reap - Banteay Srei - Siem Reap
We turn off the main roads from Angkor temple cycling cycle through lush jungles to Banteay Srei which was the citadel of Women with superbly intricate reliefs of male and female divinities. Visit the land mine museum on your way back to Siem Reap.

  • 30 - 60km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch

Day 10: Angkor complex tour 
From the hotel we have van/bus transfer through Angkor pass check point, then we start riding to Angkor Watt on shady road. There will be many stops; see Kravan temple, Banteay Kdei, and the famous Ta Phrom, which had hold by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers. Then we continue biking to Angkor Watt and spending time to discover before we return to Siem Reap by van/bus.

  • 25km, easy/ moderate
  • Breakfast/ Lunch

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