Road Biking from Saigon to Angkor

Price from
US$ 2,750
Duration
13 Days / 12 Nights
Distance
1,086 kilometres
Tour code
MCT-MSA
Next departure
24-Sep-2017
Number of Cycling Days 9 full, 1 half
Average Distance Per Day: 109
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150 Km
Total Cycling Distance 1,086 kilometres
Accommodation Included
Bike Hire US$250
Single Supplement US$525
Child Pricing N/A

All About this Tour

Putting two countries together in one tour gives a great insight into Southeast Asia, its culture, its scenery and its wonderfully friendly people.

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Itinerary

Day 1

We meet in Saigon for an afternoon city tour, visiting the main historical sites before having a delicious welcome dinner.

Day 2

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 and is waiting for you!

Day 3

Our route starts along the coastline but then we begin our climb to Dalat. On our route we ascend a total of 3,216 m on quiet roads, and we'll take many breaks, including one at Dai Ninh hydroelectric dam. Enjoy the colonial atmosphere of Dalat.

Day 4

Today 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 forest.

Day 5

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

After breakfast 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 house on stilts framed by a backdrop of vast rice fields.

Day 7

Today is free to discover Phom Penh city. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

Day 8

After breakfast we cycle out of Phnom Penh towards the Japanese bridge and though our first riding will be on a busy stretch of road we will soon be in quiet Cambodian countryside. We stop for a visit to the ancient capital of Oudong then head north-west to Kompong Chhnang.

Day 9

It'll be another flat ride as we cycle north to Pursat. On the way into town we visit a marble carving workshop as the region is known for their skilled craftsmen who sculpt huge Buddhas and beautiful statues.

Day 10

Today we continue north with endless views of rice paddies to Battambang province, known as the rice bowl of Cambodia. Statues, many of animals (mythical and real). are scattered throughout the town which also has a number of fine early-20th-century French colonial buildings.

Day 11

We start with a short transfer for a long ride to Siem Reap. Our goal is to reach the Western Gate of Angkor Wat to watch the sun set over the sugar palm trees.

Day 12

This morning we start our bike ride to the entrance of Angkor Wat and head to Ta Prohm, famous from the film Tomb Raider and explore Angkor Wat, considered the masterpiece of Khmer architecture.

Day 13

Today we enjoy a free morning taking in the sights and sounds of Siem Reap, before we head to the airport to catch your flight.

Additional journey information

Meets: Saigon, Vietnam
Ends: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Fly in to: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
Fly out of: Siem Reap International Airport (REP)
Countries visited: Vietnam, Cambodia
Minimum age: 18 (on scheduled departures)

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