Cycle Indochina: Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap

10 days

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Many visitors to Southeast Asia spend much of their time rushing around clogged city streets. Break free and see the region from a bicycle seat on this 10-day trip. Roll past the temples of stunning Angkor Wat, cruise around Phnom Penh, and enjoy the villages and rural life around Siem Reap. It's perfect for pedal-pushers of all levels looking to explore less well-known regions at a leisurely pace. Consider this an introduction to the joys of Southeast Asia and cycling.

 

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15

Age requirement: 18+

 

What's Included:

  • Bicycle hire and helmet
  • Cu Chi cycling
  • Cu Chi Tunnels entrance and tour
  • Floating market visit (Mekong Delta)
  • Oudong Trail Cycling (Phnom Penh)
  • Tonle Sap cycling
  • Angkor Wat cycling
  • Angkor Wat complex entrance and guide
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (8 nts), basic family homestay (1 nt).

Meals

8 breakfasts, 1 dinner
Allow USD125-165 for meals not included.

Transportation

Bicycle, local bus, private vehicle, walking

 

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Dates Available: Monthly trips October 2018 - March 2019 

Costs: $1,699 per person based on double occupancy

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City

The adventure begins. Feel free to explore — but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, the CEO will review the details of the trip.

 

Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City/Bến Tre

Cycle out to Cu Chi and visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, a relic from the Vietnam War.

Meals included:Breakfast

 

Day 3 - Bến Tre/Trà Ôn

Enjoy a morning boat trip before cycling from Bến Tre to Trà Ôn.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

 

Day 4 - Trà Ôn/Châu Đốc

Spend a day in the Mekong Delta, visiting the floating markets and witnessing the hustle and bustle on the boats. Cycle through the Mekong canals between the islands of the Delta.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 5 - Châu Đốc/Phnom Penh

Cross the border into Cambodia and head for Phnom Penh. Explore the city at leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 6 - Phnom Penh

Cycle the Oudong Trail, starting along railway tracks before passing through the countryside to Oudong Mountain.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 7 - Phnom Penh/Siem Reap

Take to bikes again and explore the surrounding area, passing through charming village communities, fruit orchards, and a variety of temples. Transfer to Siem Reap.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 8 - Siem Reap

Explore the temple complex of Angkor Wat by bike.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 9 - Siem Reap

Bike to Tonle Sap Lake, visit the floating communities who make their home here and observe some of the birdlife before returning to Siem Reap.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 10 - Siem Reap

Depart at any time.