Saigon to Siem Reap

Price from
US$ 2,250
Duration
9 Days / 8 Nights
Distance
338 km
Tour Code
MCT-MSS
Next departure
07-Apr-2024
Number of Cycling Days6
Average Distance Per Day: 56
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150 Km
Total Cycling Distance338 kilometres
AccommodationIncluded
Bike HireMountain Bike: US$ 140
Single SupplementUS$ 395
Client Rating (based on 14 reviews)

About this Cycle Tour

This tour takes us into two of Southeast Asia’s most diverse and fascinating countries, Vietnam and Cambodia. Beginning in Vietnam, we bicycle tour from the bustling city of Saigon down into Vietnam’s rice bowl, then venture to the lively villages around the Mekong Delta. This fascinating area is flat and lush and is quite unlike anywhere else in Vietnam. Although it is a densely populated area, we manage to take quiet backroads and see some of the serene beauty of this area as we pass lotus flower ponds surrounded by ancient trees, riding along and over canals and roads lined with coconut trees and bamboo

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Itinerary

Day 1

Meet in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) for dinner and a trip briefing.

Day 2

Transfer to Ben Tre, considered Vietnam’s coconut capital, to start riding down narrow roads and lanes, past banana plantations and fields of sugarcane, across rivers to Tra Vinh a pretty tree-lined town

Day 3

There is plenty to observe today - fishermen, village life, temples -- as we cycle scenic roads, crossing many small bridges, to Can Tho.

Day 4

Visit Cai Rang floating market before a transfer to start the ride on a gently undulating road with mountains beginning to loom as you ride closer and closer to Chau Doc, stopping on the way to visit the Killing Fields of Vietnam at Ba Chuc.

Day 5

We rest our legs as we boat it up the Mekong River to Phnom Penh.

Day 6

The morning is free to explore Phnom Penh. Then, we cycle on back roads to Oudong, a former capital of Cambodia before a transfer to Kampong Thom.

Day 7

After a visit to the ancient temple site of Sambor Prey Kuk, we saddle up and ride between the temples by bicycle. After lunch, we have a beautiful ride through paddy fields and small villages before a transfer to Siem Reap.

Day 8

We ride to the Angkor Temple complex before starting the Grand Circuit, stopping at each major temple area before riding back to Siem Reap.

Day 9

After breakfast is free until your departure from Siem Reap.

Reviews

Cycling is the only way I feel you can unobtrusively observe the everyday lives of people & how they live whilst experiencing great food & scenery . Oh & getting fitter every day.

Phillip Mc MasterJuly 2023

Spiceroads provided a seamless holiday and an amazing adventure. All we had to worry about was eating, sleeping and cycling! Spectacular scenery and cultural experience

Margie FordJune 2023

Great way to get away from the regular tourist routes and experience the country and its local culture.

Jacqueline Ann MooreDecember 2019

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