Cycling From Angkor to Saigon – 9 days

Cycling from  SiemReap to Saigon in 10 days with indochina cycling tour , cyclists could see the Great Angkor and its friendly peolpe in the Kingdom of Cambodia, kingdom of wonder. 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.

Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival or from your hotel -Angkor Complex( L/D)

Depart from the your 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.
Activities: • 25km biking.
• Meals:  Lunch,Dinner

Day 2: Banteay Srei and River of Thousand Lingas – SiemReap (B/L/D)

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.
Activities: •    82km biking.
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Rolous Group & Tonle Sap Lake (B/L/)

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.
Activities: • 50km biking.
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Siem Reap-Phnom Penh by bike and by boat (B/L/D)

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.
Activities: • No biking.
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc, Vietnam (B/L/D) (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.

Overnight in Chau Doc

Activities:• Boat trip
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Chau Doc – Long xuyen (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we leave for the floating houses on upper Mekong river by boat where we can see plenty of catfishes, 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 those are weaving sarongs, hats…by hands as keeping their ancestral tradition. Walk to the mosques that Muslims pray and teach Cham kids in Arabic for a while. Then we start cycling along incredible country roads from Chau Doc to Bachuc along the border, or re-trace back to triton (depending on road conditions). The cycling starts to gently undulate and mountains begin to loom as you ride out off Chau Doc. The presence of Thnot trees indicates the growing proximity to Cambodia and the local people speak Vietnamese as their second lanaguge. This afternoon, you will cycle to the killing fields of Vietnam at Bachuc, where Polpot’s regime massacred over 3,000 Vietnamese in 1978. Our final cycling to Longxuyen, the scenery is completely different.

Overnight in Longxuyen.
Activities:• 70km biking
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Long xuyen – Can Tho (B/L/D)

Today’s ride is split into two sections and is a contrast to the previous day’s ride. After a very early breakfast, the ride start with a short transfer and a ferry crossing. From the upstream, you will cycle on a tiny road. You will continue by bike along narrow lane to the main road, where we transfer along highway to Cantho for lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a boat trip to the famous Cairang floating market before riding on a narrow paved road market to Phong Dien. The route waves through the afternoon market bustling along the banks of the very busy river. Absorb the sights of endless cottage industries, timber merchants, coconut shredders, small docks loading/unloading rice, and tiny vibrant markets.

Overnight in local hotel in Cantho
Activities: • 80km biking
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

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.

Activities: • 80km biking
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

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. the end

Activities:• 50km biking
• Meals: breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Tour price : Contact Us

Tour Package Includes

• Accommodation based on twin sharing occupancy
• Meals as indicated in program B = breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner
• Bikes (Trek) and helmet
• Support private van or bus  serving throughout the tour with Professional English Speaking Guide.
• All entrance fees for sightseeing as indicated in the program
• Cold water and towel during the tour
• Snack and seasonal fruit
• We have vehicle through the tour, if you tours feel tired they can get on the vehicle.
• First Aid Kids

Tour Package Excludes
• Visa stamping fee
• Travel assurance
• Tips and gratuities
• Personal expenses
• Service which are not mentioned in the program
• International air ticket and airport departure taxes
• Meals and drinks not mentioned in program

Thing to be prepared:
1. Hat
2. Small backpack
3. Shoes and shorts for cycling
4. Sunglasses
5. Gloves
6 .Some Cash
7.Camera
8.Personal drugs
9.Passport
10.Sunscreen

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