Should we take the cycling from Saigon to Siem Riep and to Bangkok ? we would say: YES !
Since 2010 until now, we collect enough experiences to organise your excellent trip in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand in satisfactorily. We list you some values of this cycling trip what make a special one that no one can be had when they have just taken a classic/bus tours. It is consist of:
You cover the general view of Angkor Complex which linked together amongst temples and temples were located in the jungle trails while biking.
Not only the beauties of Saigon, you are also enjoyed Mekong Delta in Vietnam. It is the most beautiful regions in the whole Mekong River start from China, Mianmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and end in Vietnam. We bike deep into the center Mekong Delta and turn to the West to cycle to Cambodia, follow this route: Saigon – Tan An – My Tho – Vinh Long – Can Tho – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc.
Highlights of Trip
- To be a highlight of tourist while traveling across vietnam – This cycling to Mekong Delta for beautiful biking route, enjoy the tropical fruits, boat trips on Mekong River, Floating Market Cai Rang, touch locals in culture.
- Explore the beautiful theraveda budhhism at khmer and cambodian villages & pagodas along the cycling roads.
- Massive rice paddies for taking picture while you are in the middle of them (suroundings Laos, Thailand and Vietnam).
- Local foods and costumes will be closed to you – one of your biggest values of this meaning cycling trip.
- A numerous palaces, museums, pagodas, temples, orchards, forests, Wonder Heritage Site of the world.
Day 1: Saigon Arrival.
Welcome to Saigon at the airport, one of the Pearl destinations in southeast asia. “Vietnam by bike” team take you to our bike’s house for fitting your bike and check-in Saigon hotel.Today is enjoyed your welcome dinner and discover your own first impressive Vietnam.
Day 2: Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels - Saigon.
Brief about the vietnamese biking rules while driving out of bustling Saigon to Cu Chi Tunnels. We have a first easy day ride along the beauty of Saigon River with any ferry and rubber plantations, stunning in the peaceful villages of rice papper, agricutural landscapes and real life activities. Plenty of delicious vietnamese foods before exploring the legend of Cu Chi – an underground settlement, a transferring back to Saigon will be rested in van for 1,5 hours.
Day 3: Saigon - Vinh Long - Can Tho.
Depart to Mekong Delta for 2hrs, upon arrival CaiLay, we bike to CaiBe and visit several highlights as orchards of jackfruit, durian, rambutan, longan, handmade of coconut candy and pop-rice. Then, we board a motorized boat through the floating market and across 1,5km wide of the mighty Mekong River for lunch on Dong Phu island.
In the afternoon, we start cycling under the green canopy exploring the orchards and local farmer’s daily life and get off the ferry to VinhLong. There, It depends on your ability & how late of this day so that we buid your riding to the immense rice fields before catching the CanTho’s hotel at 6pm.
Day 4: Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc.
Follow very early breakfast, we’ll take a boat trip to the famous Cai Rang floating market and on the narrow canels to Phong Dien, which route waves through a bustling morning market along the banks of the very busy river. You’ll absorb sights of endless cottage industries, timber merchants, coconut shredders, small docks upload/download rice and tiny vibrant markets. Then, we bike in the remote villages to the highway 91 for an transfer to Crocodile Land in Long Xuyen for lunch.
Afternoon, we reach the summit of Sam Moutain for sunset at 5pm, At that time, we must be rode another beautiful path of 10km or 17km before check-in at ChauDoc’s hotelat late.
Day 5: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh By Speedboat.
In he morning biking stage, you will feel a big change between 2 neibourge counties, we ride 40km upstream the Mekong River to Long Binh Town and ready to leave Vietnam for checking in Chrey Thom in Cambodia.
Afternoon, cycle to visit your first impression of Theraveda Budhaism country at Angkor Borei. Contiueing through the wild villages with typical stilt-houses, vegetable farms, monks around their charm pagodas. Stay in Capital of Phnom Penh.
Important Note: for who has no Cambodia Visa, you would prepare 02 photos (4 x 6 cm), passport, 35 USD to make your quick immigration visa at the international border gate.
Day 6: Inner Phnom Penh & Tonle Sap Cycling.
Just cross Tonle Sap by ferry, the huge beautiful countryside will be opened for your challenge. We tailor your 30km ride over the silk-worm village, included a sight-seeing local farm and taste tropical fruits. It will be nice if you combine with the little presents to make your special day.
Afternoon, we get out of bustling Phnom Penh to take a motorized boat about 2 hours on Tonle Sap River, that providing your picturesque view of Royal Palace, Skyline of Phnom Penh. Leisurely enjoy your relaxing sunset until our team pick you for dinner & discover one more night by your own way.
Day 7: Phnom Penh - Kongpong Cham.
Driving to the countryside to enjoy your cycling road with shad, the scenery will be attracted you by many picturesque villages which consist of some silly farmers star at universal foreigners, fisherman along the river of Mekong. We make some interesting stops for a chatting and resting at the curious locals. To Kongpong Cham, we experience some unpaved and bumpy paths that will kill your buttock but you have fun and capture the deeply needs. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8: KongPong Cham - Siem Reap.
Carry on this day to Siem Riep, we warm your legs up from the hotel, and turn off-road on the gradual hills and passes climb under the shade of rubber plantations. Lunch time is good in Prey Thom Tratrav and esista in van 150km to Dom Dek, there we are ! we re-mount on biking last 30km to the remain temple Beng Mealea, what has been consumed by the voracious appetite of nature. This atmosphere and true adventure with antique of stone temple towers will be satisfied you before catch the hotel in Siem Riep in early evening.
Day 9: Siem Reap & Angkor Wat Cycling.
In 1992, Angkor Wat became a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which surrounded by a lush jungle awaits us a unique temple architecture that deeply impressed you both with their incredible size and extent, but also with its intricate stone carving details.
“Vietnam By Bike” will take you ride to the main facilities and visit Angkor Thom, Bayon and Angkor Wat and the Srah Srang, the “pool” of the king with mystical Ta Prohm, half sunken in green jungle and overgrown with huge trees. Our team will show you their great experience through the forest trails, around the ruined temples and get to know in deep about the grand Khmer civilization.
Day 10: Siem Reap - Banteay Srei - Siem Reap.
In the morning, we take you back to the Angkor complex area for cycling to Banteay Sreywas built by female artists – a remote temple is belonged to Angkor Grand. Biking 35km pass the jungle and villages will be stared into your face. You might see how people make sugar and local wine from “tnoat” – a kind of Khmer sugar palm tree. Cycling trip from Saigon to Angkor Wat 10 days will end with the lunch at the long house of “Bong Thom” in the middle of the organic rice farm and return to the hotel’s swimming pool or explore the local market. A farewell dinner will be hosted at one of the finest local restaurant in Siem Riep.
Day 11: Siem Reap - Battam Bang.
Take our transportation to Battambang, we will drop the bikes at Prek Toal (updating the connected trails have finished or not) and cycle for 60km and visit floating village on Tonle Sap Lake en route before heading to Battambang – a hidden charm colonial city. Overnight in hotel.
Day 12: BattamBang - Krong Pailin.
Warm-up at the hotel after breakfast, we pedal to south-west for Krong Pailin. Take some short breaks for pictures and energy bars with snacks, this part will be enjoyed you so much because of its beauties but you also experience many challenges of crossing stream, poor roads, narrow bridges. A good feeling lost, you will make this day from hotel to hotel up to 100 km. Stay a night at Pailin accommodation.
Day 13: Pailin - Baan Pakad - Koh Chang.
This long journey, activities of the border crossing and the boat trip to Koh Chang island will be limited your biking time with us, that why we will ride about 30km into a small region near Thailand border to enjoy your first impression of Thailand countryside before having lunch with locals. We will board on a ferry at the dock in Trat province to get to Koh Chang island. Taste your leisure dinner at the hotel, then free & easy.
Day 14: Koh Chang Relax & Free.
Free, easy & relax on the quiet beach of Koh Chang. You can run some off the beaten tracks yourself on this 2nd biggest island in Thailand with the forest & orchards.
Day 15: Koh Chang - Trat - Chao Lao.
Follow your breakfast and after the convenient ferry to land of Trat where you get back on bike with our team again. We mount your bike about 30km and transfer on highway 3 to Namtok Phliu National Park for riding down hill to the very nice bay Laem Sing
Day 16: Chao Lao - Pattaya.
Day 17: Pattaya - BangKok.
Day 18: Bangkok Departure.
Your vary of time for a rest until depart for your next destination or back home. We end our service and say goodbye, wish you will be back with Vietnam By Bike Travel Co., Ltd.
|Total Cycling Distance||760 km|
|Avg Distance/Day||60 km|
|Avg Climbing/Day||N/A m|
|location_on||Destinations||Vietnam – Cambodia|
|flight_land||Fly In To||SGN Airport|
|flight_takeoff||Fly Out Of||BKK Airport|
|group||Group Size||2-10 Riders|