🌾 On this southeast asian bicycle tour, we venture to two culturally rich countries, Vietnam and Cambodia 13 days! Exploring two countries on one tour allows us more insight into Southeast Asia’s scenery, culture, and friendly people.
🌾 We start our bike tour in Vietnam, commencing in Saigon and heading to the coast where we have a flat ride along the sea before we start climbing up to the pine-forested highlands. We then return to the flatlands riding along banana and rubber tree plantations to discover the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels. We cycle to Cambodia’s capital and then through the country’s rice bowl to the historical temples of Angkor. We end our trip riding amongst a thousand years of history at Angkor, a definite highlight! Stunning temple complexes, scenic highlands, and local villages await you on this 14 day bike tour through South East Asia!
DAY 1: Arrival Saigon in Vietnam
We meet in Saigon for an afternoon city tour, visiting the main historical sites before having a delicious welcome dinner.
DAY 2: Saigon to Mui Ne Beach Resort City
A morning transfer takes us out of the city and to the start of our ride along the coast. We cycle past Ke Ga Cape near the Ta Kou National Reserve as we ride north to Phan Thiet. A white sand beach is waiting!
DAY 3: Saigon up roads to Da Lat (B, L, D/Cycling 55 km+)
Our route starts along the coastline, but then we begin our climb to Dalat. We ascend a total of 3,216 m on quiet roads, and we’ll take many breaks, including one at Dai Ninh Dam. Enjoy the colonial atmosphere of Dalat.
DAY 4: Da Lat – Bao Loc (B, L, D/Cycling 60km)
We cycle downhill, descending a total of 3,620 m! It is also a picturesque ride through numerous plantations of the Central Highlands. We descend to Di Linh and end at our resort in the Madagui forest.
DAY 5: Bao Loc – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L, D/Cycling 45 km+)
We start cycling from Madagui to the historic bridge of La Nga then transfer to Cu Chi where we’ll have lunch and visit the famous tunnels.
DAY 6: Cu Chi – Tay Ninh – Moc Bai International Border for Phnom penh (B, L, D/Cycling 50KM)
We set off for the Vietnam/Cambodia border at Moc Bai and catch our first glimpses of rural Cambodian life as we start an easy cycle past traditional wooden houses on stilts framed by a backdrop of vast rice fields.
DAY 7: Phnom Penh (B/ No cycling)
Today is free to discover Phnom Penh.
DAY 8: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham (B, L, D/Cycling 50km)
A scenic ride along the river and out into the countryside, in the afternoon, a visit to Phnom Pros and Phnom Srie, an Angkor-style temple complex. Overall, the ride is predominantly flat, with an undulating finish close to Kampong Cham.
DAY 9: Kampong Cham – Santuk (B, L, D/Cycling 60km)
Ride along the Mekong River and through classic Cambodian countryside with some stops at Khmer temples along the way. Finish the day with a hike up Santuk Mountain, overlooking the expansive plain.
DAY 10: Santuk – Preah Vihear (B, L, D/Cycling 50 km)
A wonderful day of cycling through scenic countryside followed by afternoon visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Preah Vihear.
DAY 11: Preah Vihear – Siem Reap (B, L, D/Cycling 55 km)
A ride through tranquil wildlife sanctuary in the morning. After lunch, transfer to Siem Reap or continue the last stretch by bike!
DAY 12: Angkor Cycling in Siem Reap (B, L/Cycling 43km)
This morning’s bike ride heads to the entrance of Angkor Wat and to Ta Prohm, famous from the film “Tomb Raider”. We explore Angkor Wat, considered the masterpiece of Khmer architecture.
DAY 13: : Siem Reap Departure
Enjoy a free morning taking in the sights and sounds of Siem Reap, before we head to the airport.
💢 Private group price:
Our full package include:
- Private air-conditioned vehicle for transfer and back up as itinerary: airport pickup, drop off and transfer before, after the biking loops.
- Mt. Bike (Trek/Cannondale/GT bicycle 27.5”), helmet
- Plenty of water provided throughout the day when cycling
- Snacks and local fruits
- Cycling Certified English Speaking Guide
- 1 first aid kit per guide
- Cycling guide will have a full set of travel bike tools
- 1 main support vehicle will have spare parts
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
- Sightseeing tickets were mentioned in the itinerary.
- Accommodation as listed below each day.
- Boat trip for floating market and ferry
Our services don’t include:
- Visa arrangement
- Any International and domestic flights
- Meals other than mentioned above
- Soft drinks, or beverages beyond water – we can add this into costs at agents request
- Beverage and alcoholic drinks at mealtimes
- E-bike surcharge 25 USD/person
- Single supplement surcharge
- Energy drinks or powders, performance bars, or performance gels (Gatorade, Powerbars, Gu, Isostar, etc)
- Personal Travel Insurance and Health insurance for Covid treatment.
- Personal expenditure (Laundry, telephone)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the itinerary and in the inclusive portion.
- Other language speaking guides
🌾 Cycling from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to Siem Reap is a truly stunning journey that takes you through some of the most beautiful and culturally rich regions of Southeast Asia.
- Mekong Delta: As you head out of Saigon, you’ll begin to explore the Mekong Delta, one of Vietnam’s most picturesque regions. Here, you can witness the remarkable intersection of land and water, as farmers on boats tend to their rice paddies and floating markets bustle with activity.
- Phnom Penh: After crossing the border into Cambodia, you’ll soon arrive in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s charming capital city. While here, you can explore the city’s fascinating temples, learn about its turbulent history at the Killing Fields and Genocide Museum, and sample some of the country’s delicious street food.
- Tonle Sap Lake: A short distance from Siem Reap lies the Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake. Here, you can take a boat tour to explore the lake’s unique ecosystem, including its floating villages and stilted houses.
- Angkor Wat: Finally, arriving in Siem Reap provides you the opportunity to discover the world-renowned Angkor Wat temple complex, one of the most extraordinary examples of ancient architecture on the planet. At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can spend days exploring the stunning temples, witnessing the beauty and wonder of this incredible wonder.
🌾 Whether you’re interested in cultural immersion, natural landscapes, or ancient history, the journey from Saigon to Siem Reap is truly one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring trips in Southeast Asia.