What you’ll get
Duration : 12 days / 11 night(s)
Departure : Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Suitable : Family, Friend, Honey moon Couple, All of people
Type : Land tour
The journey through the back roads of South Vietnam and Cambodia, where all your senses will delve deeply into the culture and life style local life along mighty Mekong River. Begin in Saigon, leisurely cycle through the graceful river landscape, pass lush green rice fields, tropical sugar palms and lotus flower dotted lakes. Visit stunning pagodas and converse with monks who share their knowledge of history and culture of these 2 intriguing countries. Get an up-close look into the simple life of the locals and give your taste buds a treat with local dishes.
- Cycle trip to the Gulf of Siam with its white sand beaches and gorgeous sunsets
- 2 full day discovery tour exploring every corner of the famous Angkor complex
- Journey deeply into the culture and life style local life of these 2 intriguing countries
- 10 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners
- A/C transfer, Bike, Airplane
- Hotel, Resort
- Price Includes
- Professional bikes
- English speaking guides
- Mechanic and support Van
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
- A domestic flight: Sihanouk Ville – Siem Reap
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
- Services of private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles
- Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
- Price Excludes
- International flight
- Tips for guides and drivers
- Personal travel insurance
- Vietnam & Cambodia Visa fee
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Cancellation by Customer
For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:
- More than 22 days before arrival: No charge (Full refund will be made but transaction fee will be paid by you).
- 15-21 days before arrival: 10% of total tour price.
- 7-15 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
- 4-7 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
- Within 3 days before arrival: 100% tour price.
- There will be no refund given for any unused or missed ground arrangements, sightseeing, meals or hotel accommodations and nonrefundable flight/train ticket…
- For no show cases, there will be no refund.
- All cancellations must be in person or in writing and received/confirmed by Asia Package Travel
- Children Policy
- Under 4 years: Free of Charge.
- From 4 to under 8 years old: 50% of adult’s fare and sharing bed with parents
- Over 8 years old: 100% of adult’s fare and using his own bed
- Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Welcome to Vietnam’s financial hub: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Arrive in the late morning and enjoy an orientation tour through Saigon’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to recover from jet lag and explore the city on your own. In the evening, enjoy the welcome dinner at one of the finest restaurants in town.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
- Day 2: HCMC – Tra Vinh
Enjoy a unique biking trip through the Mekong countryside, cycling through back roads to discover the local life and culture. At 8:00 AM, your driver and guide will meet you at the hotel and drive you in the support van to the Mekong Delta. Arrive in Ben Tre around noon and enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant while your crew sets everything up for the bike tour.
In the afternoon take a two hour bike ride through the beautiful countryside to the Tra Vinh the town has many famous pagodas.
Biking: 50 to 62 km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: L, D
Accommodation: Hotel in Tra Vinh
- Day 3: Tra Vinh – Can Tho
Start your day the local way, waking early to visit the bustling morning market. Return to the home for breakfast then set out on another day biking along the beautiful fluvial countryside, passing through local villages, under leafy orchards and traversing emerald-green rice paddies. Stop along the way to visit the friendly local people and savor a delicious lunch of authentic cuisine. Arrive in Can Tho City in the late afternoon and check into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure.
Biking: 50km (there are couple options for you to choose from).
Meals: B, L
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho
- Day 4: Can Tho – Chau Doc
Rise early and take a boat to visit the Mekong’s biggest floating market. Here farmers from all over the region come together to peddle their fresh produce. This is a perfect opportunity to sample some of the fresh tropical fruit grown along the Mekong. After the boat ride, you will set out on a cycling tour through the beautiful countryside on a biking route voted Vietnam’s best in 2006.
Afternoon, continue the biking heading to Chau Doc. On arrival you could strolling around the town or just relax by hotel‘s pool.
Biking distance: 45km.
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc
- Day 5: Chau Doc – Ha Tien – Kep
After breakfast in the hotel, you leisurely bike along the border of these 2 countries and heading to the sea. After clear the custom at Xa Xia border gate, continue one more hour biking to Kep passing rice field, school along the sugar palm lined paths. Take some short break visit small fishing village, located on the Gulf of Siam. Tonight you stay in an elegant comfortable bungalow seaside resort, so you can jump into the sea and enjoy the colorful sunset.
Biking distance: 80km.
Accommodation: Resort in Kep
- Day 6: Kep – A Jewel on the Gulf of Siam (Boat Tour)
This place is worth for 2 night stay as it is a jewel on the gulf of Siam.
Today, take the boat trip to the island "Rabbit Iceland", where you spend the day on the sandy beach under palm trees. Enjoy the nature and a freshly well-prepared picnic lunch.
Meals: B, L
Accommodation: Resort in Kep
- Day 7: Kep – Elephant Mountains – Sihanouk Ville
The support van will bring you to the foot of Elephant Mountain where you start the biking. The new asphalt road was only the beginning, completed in 2012. Up to the top there is a colonial church and a huge new casino. In the good weather day, the view is spectacular. In the afternoon, bike along the beach passing the coconut forest and Chinese community heading to Sihanouk Ville.
Some fee time in the late afternoon is just for relax at a private beach.
Biking distance: 70km.
Meals: B, L
Accommodation: Resort in Sihanouk Ville
- Day 8: Sihanouk Ville – Fishing village – Rubber plantation – Waterfalls
Today, start early from the start point near the airport, you ride on the path along the white sand beach of "Riviera of the East", founded by Prince Sihanouk in 1965. Wealthy Khmer spent their summer here and now, many travelers from all over the world.
The first stop at the finishing village where you meet, talk and visit the home of local fishermen, next you ride in to the green of rubber ruber plantation. The trip ends at the waterfall where you could relax and have some light lunch before going back to resort for whole afternoon at the beach.
Biking distance: 40km.
Accommodation: Resort in Sihanouk Ville
- Day 9: Sihanouk Ville – Fly to Siem Reap
After breakfast, get ready for the short flight to Siem Reap, home of famous Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. On arrival, your guide and driver will welcome you and take you to hotel. Later in the afternoon, take the leisure bike to Angkor Wat or Bakheng for the sunset and get over view of this area.
Biking distance: 12km.
Meals: B, D
Accommodation: Hotel in Siam Reap
- Day 10: Angkor Wat – One of the Seven Wonders of the World
Since 1992, Angkor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 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. With the bike you ride to the main facilities and visit Angkor Thom, Bayon and of course the towering Angkor Wat.
The Srah Srang, the "pool" of the king and, above all, Ta Prohm, the mystical, half sunken in green jungle and overgrown with huge trees. The local guide will take you ride around the ruined temples in the some of the road less travelled and get to know in deep about the great Khmer civilization.
Biking distance: 25km.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
- Day 11: Biking Angkor grand circle, mysticism, jungle, temples and gods
Early morning, leave hotel and bike pass the jungle heading to the remote area of Angkor complex to the Bantay Srey which was believe was build by females artists. You will pass the country side of Khmer people and stop to see how people make sugar and local vodka from “tnoat”- Khmer sugar palm.
The trip end with the lunch at the long house of “Bong Thom” in the middle of the organic rice farm.
Afternoon is for relax by hotel‘s pool or our guide will take you to visit the local market.
The farwell dinner will be hosted at one of the finest local restaurants in town.
Biking distance: 35km.
Meals: B, D
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
- Day 12: Siem Reap Departure
After breakfast, you will be free until your transfer to the airport for departure.
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Questions & Answers
10.0Based on 5 reviews
Value for money
25 Feb 2019
The whoe trip was thoroughly enjoyable and well organized. Our trip leader was a bastion of calmness and common sense, making sure thta everyone had everything they needed. Cambodia guide was passionate about his country and made the visit both enjoyable and enlightening. In Vietnam, The guide led us well and gave us a good insight into life in Vietnam. The group was of mixed abilities with everyone fully commitiing to the holiday. The cycle was long at the start but soon a rhythm was established. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Angkor Wat was the highlight of the trip for me
20 Feb 2019
As someone passionate about ecology and keeping our planet clean of plastic and waste, I knew exactly which part of the world I was traveling to and was prepared to be shocked. However, this organization proved me wrong - the tour guides were not only extremely friendly and experienced in their field, we also saw them physically picking up any trash and making sure it was contained and brought to a nearby dumpster. I highly recommend their bike tours for people passionate about ecology.
15 Feb 2019
I did the Saigon to Seam Reap tour. This is my opinion, if I were to do it again. I loved the company, and of course the company is the guide(s) as they are your gateway to the country.I would spend longer in the Mekong Delta/stay in Vietnam. The biking and landscape are better than in Cambodia., in my opinion. Cambodia was nice (especially Angor Wat/Seam Reap), but I found Vietnam much ore interesting.A special shout out/thanks to our Vietnam guide, Happiness. He was amazing. Same thing for the driver. The level of service you get in Vietnam is stunning. I was almost embarrassed. I never had to carry my back from the mini-bus to the room! The special trips and places the guides brought us to made the difference as well.Note that the time you are in Cambodia, you will have to change guides in Angor Wat as you need a special license to tour that site. (And Angor Wat is very busy).I would recommend Vietnam Bike tours to friends and family, and would return any time I get a chance.
12 Nov 2013
This was one of the most amazing trips i've done so far! Amazing scenery, people and a great company to do it with. Thank you!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?There were so many! I loved the small villages we passed through that had such happy children wanting to say hello and high five. I thought the temples in Cambodia were awe inspiring. The home stay was fantastic! The entire trip was amazing!What did you think of your group leader?Are group leader was exactly what is required in a group of are size and willfulness. Authoritive when required, Caring and supportive when neccesary, Fun and amusing, but above all, very informative, social and instructive.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?Enjoy the trip rather than thinking of the next destination. Its very easy to think about the next cycle stop and power through until all the cycling for the day is complete, with out actually enjoying the scenery, views, and place to its full extent. The holiday seems to go so quickly when you do this. Just slow down a little when passing through villages and gorgeous scenary and remember you can stop for photographs at anytime.
19 Sep 2013
Just finished the cycle and can only say positive things, the teams on every leg of the journey is amazing, we had a mixed group of ability and no one was every left behind. The team have a safety first policy and if there is one thing about this trip, you will never leave feeling hungry thirsty or not knowing the answer to every question you have. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The local people The amazing guides. What did you think of your group leader?You could not ever ask for better! Nee was amazing there 24/7 whenever you needed her, she was was fun but serious when she needed to be when it came to your safety. Do you have any advice for potential travellers?Book !! Just come and have a great time. I was travelling alone but the group and the guides made me feel from day one that we were all on the trip as one. You will have a great time.Is there anything else you would like to add?The guides where second to now, and exodus policies where exceptional