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Trip Highlights
  • Ride between scenic coastal flatlands and fresh pine forests at an average of 110km per day
  • Experience the bustling capital of Phnom Penh
  • Visit the magnificent Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Angkor Wat, the eighth wonder of the world
12 nights from£2060.00
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Road Biking Saigon to Angkor Cycling Holiday

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What we love About Road Biking Saigon to Angkor Cycling Holiday

We love...Incredible Cycling Environment
Explore the temples and countryside on the bike knowing that you will mostly be away from cars and traffic. With an average of 110km a day, you will be riding through a unique environment made up of beautiful plantations, rice fields, floating villages, palm trees and plenty more spectacular scenery.
We love...Cambodian and Vietnamese Culture
You will encounter locals intrigued by your cycling holiday and a warm welcome wherever you go. Enjoy the food, the traditional way of life and get to know the rich history of both Vietnam and Cambodia when discovering their unique culture.
We love...Angkor Wat
The heart of Khmer genius and virtually unmatched elsewhere in the world, Angkor Wat is one of the most inspired monuments ever built by man. The heart and soul of Cambodia and proudly displayed on its flag, these temples will be one of the most awe inspiring sights you have ever visited.

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Day by Day

Day 1Arrival

You’ll meet your fellow cyclists and tour guide in Saigon, where you can bond during the city tour, which will take you to all the major sights such as the Presidential Palace and Opera House. This evening you will have a welcome dinner.

Day 2Saigon to Phan Thiet
Total distance103km

After a morning transfer your cycling adventure begins. You will start with a leisurely coastal route to Phan Thiet, renowned for its beautiful beach. You’ll cycle past Ke Ga Cape, close to the Ta Kou National Reserve.

Day 3Phan Thiet to Dalat
Total distance118km

The route begins on flatland beside the coast before starting a climb to Dalat, a hillside town well known for its pine trees. The total ascent will reach 3,216m but there are plenty of planned breaks, such as one at Dai Ninh hydroelectric dam.

Day 4Dalat to Madagui
Total distance133km

As a treat for yesterday’s hard work, today is descent day! A 3,620m descent to be precise. The route is scenic, taking you through banana and rubber plantations in the Central Highlands. The best tea and coffee in Vietnam is grown here. You’ll finish the day in Madagui, at a hotel in a forest.

Day 5Madagui to Cu Chi
Total distance120km

Today’s cycling takes you through a pepper and cashew farm to a dam and hydroelectric farm. Cross the La Nga bridge to reach your transfer to the Cu Chi tunnels.

Day 6Chu Chi to Phnom Penh
Total distance100km

After seeing your last temple in Vietnam you’ll cross the border to Cambodia. Your first sighting of Cambodia will be of country life, typical views include rice fields and wooden houses on stilts. From the small town of Prey Veng, you’ll catch a two hour transfer to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital.

Day 7Phnom Penh

Today is a free day to explore Phnom Penh at your own pace. Take a boat along the river or visit the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.

Day 8Phnom Penh to Kampong Chhnang
Total distance90km

Cycle out of the atmospheric Phnom Penh towards the Japanese bridge to serene countryside. You’ll see Oudong, the ancient capital, where some old Royal Palaces still stand. Next, move north west to Kampong Chhnang, where you’ll see a floating village.

Day 9Kampong Chhnang to Pursat
Total distance95km

Today’s cycling to Pursat will be on flatlands and you’ll encounter a marble carving workshop. The region is renowned for its craftsmen, who hand carve magnificent wooden Buddhas, among other statues. After lunch at a local restaurant you’ll cycle to your hotel where you can jump into the swimming pool to cool off.

Day 10Pursat to Battambang
Total distance105km

Expect to see plenty of rice paddies en route to Battambang aka the “Rice bowl of Cambodia”. Multiple statues are scattered throughout Battambang, along with 20th century French colonial buildings, giving this town a majestic feel.

Day 11Battambang to Siem Reap
Total distance165km

Fuel up at breakfast as you’ll need energy and lots of it today. After a transfer it will be time to begin this historic route to Siem Reap. The route is tough, but worth it when you reach the Western Gate of the famous Angkor Wat in time to watch the sun set over the palm trees.

Day 12Siem Reap
Total distance30km

Cycle to the magnificent Angkor Wat, classed at the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’. You’ll also have a look round Ta Prohm, filming location for the film Tomb Raider. The beauty of this temple lies within it being completely untouched. You’ll see the Angkor Thom, Bayon temple, a series of faces carved out of stone and the Terrace of the Elephants. After lunch you’ll have saved the best until last, the jaw dropping Angkor Wat. Tonight you’ll have your farewell dinner in Siem Reap.

Day 13Departure

After breakfast you’ll have some free time to explore Siem Reap, it’s time to depart after an incredible trip.

Key Stats

13day holiday
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110km avg
Expect to ride an average of 110km per day

How's the Weather? in Vietnam and Cambodia

Dry SeasonNovember to April
The dry season runs from November until April. During this period it is usually very sunny, warm and humid with temperatures ranging between 25 -35 degrees. You will experience almost no rainfall as you move into March and April.
Wet SeasonMay to October
Rain showers can be expected between May and October although in October it is quiet hot and rain so is only sporadic. It is also the most picturesque time to be in Cambodia. June through to August are cool and rain will fall in the evenings and at night.

Area InformationFor Vietnam and Cambodia

Exploring Vietnam & Cambodia gives you an opportunity to immerse yourself in 2 wonderful countries, each with its own turbulent and fascinating history. From the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh to the tranquil roadside hamlets of Cambodia, cycling through this incredible region will take your breath away.

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