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Saigon to Bangkok Cycling Holiday

13 nights from £2495.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Ride through three of Asia’s most intriguing and mesmerising countries
  • Cycle through rice paddies and along the iconic Mekong River
  • Tour magnificent temples including Angkor Wat, the 8th Wonder of the World
  • Relax on serene beaches in Thailand and become immersed in the country’s culture
Saigon to Bangkok Cycling Holiday
13 nights from £2495.00
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WE LOVEDiverse Southeast Asian Culture
The benefits of riding through three separate countries are that you get to observe the varying cultures, people and ways of life that make up each country and region. Enjoy the food and traditions as you ride through this magnificent place.
WE LOVEAngkor 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.

What's Included

Day By Day Saigon to Bangkok Cycling Holiday

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Day 1Arrival

You will meet your fellow cyclists and tour guide in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), where you can bond over dinner at the delightful Temple Club Restaurant.

Day 2Ho Chi Minh

After breakfast you’ll leave Saigon for Cai Be, where you’ll cycle to the centre of the Mekong Delta. You’ll cycle along banana and sugar cane plantations passing spiralling roads and cross the river to end your first day in the town of Tra Vinh.

Total distance65km
Day 3Tra Vinh to Can Tho Ride

Immerse yourself in Vietnam’s laid back lifestyle on a scenic cycle through colourful towns en route to Can Tho. On the way you’ll see the first of many temples throughout your trip.

Total distance90km
Day 4Can Tho to Chau Doc

Cai Rang is a market with a difference, it’s floating! You’ll get your first glimpse of mountains, which get closer on the way to Chau Doc. The scenery will change as you get nearer Cambodia and you’ll pay a visit to the Killing Fields of Vietnam, used under the harsh Khmer Rouge to execute over 3,000 people. Those who still have the energy are free to climb Sam Mountain in time for sunset.

Total distance70km
Day 5Chau Doc to Phnom Penh

Cruise along the famous Mekong River to reach Camdodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. You’ll get a taste of life for the locals, who will be going about their daily errands. Your first attraction in Cambodia? The Tuol Sleng Prison S21 and Killing Fields, used by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge regime.

Day 6Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom

This morning you have free time to explore Phnom Penh. Visit the Presidential Palace and Silver Pagoda, or take a walk along the river front, but watch out for the countless motorbikes who don’t always stick to the road! This afternoons cycle leads to Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia. There’ll be spectacular scenery including friendly locals, mountains and houses on stilts.

Total distance25km
Day 7Kampong Thom to Siem Reap

Sambor Prey Kuk, a temple is the first attraction of the day. Built in the 7th century you’ll take a tour round this charming sight then go onto to cycle to Siem Reap, the most westernised city in Cambodia.

Total distance65km
Day 8Angkor Temples

A true highlight of the trip today is the cycle to the magnificent Angkor Wat, classed as 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.

Total distance30km
Day 9Banteay Srei

Another day another temple! Banteay Samre, en route to Banteay, may be a small temple but is certainly impressive. This afternoon you’ll take a break from bikes and explore on foot through a jungle to see a beautiful waterfall.

Total distance56km
Day 10Siem Reap to Battambang

Today is a rest day from cycling and take a boat across Tonle Sap, where you can observe the wildlife and locals. You’ll visit a functioning floating village then take a transfer to the magical city of Battambang.

Day 11Battambang to Pailin

After a two day break it’s time to get back onto the saddle and make up for lost time! Today will be the most challenging cycle, partly due to the bumpy roads. As we head towards Thailand the scenery gets more and more impressive. You’ll feel a sense of freedom in this new landscape – one where there will be few sightings of people.

Total distance95km
Day 12Pailin to Chantaburi

A short but sweet ride today as you cross the border to Thailand. From here, the views change from luscious green fields to crystal turquoise ocean.

Total distance44km
Day 13Chantaburi to Laem Mae Phim

Today you’ll make good use of your senses as you cycle along the stunning coastline, through mangroves and shrimp farms. This afternoon will be spent at an idyllic Thai beach where you are free to do as you please and stay the night.

Total distance65km
Day 14Laem Mae Phim to Bangkok

This morning is free time before taking transfer to Bangkok where it will be time to say goodbye after an incredible trip.

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What to Expect

The best way to explore these 3 fabulous countries is by bicycle. Cycle out of Ho Chi Minh city and through the rice paddies. You’ll head down the might Mekong Delta, past riverside villages and see the slow way of life of these farming communities. You will meet locals and experience their food and culture.

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60km avg
Expect to ride an average of 60km per day

How's the Weather? in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand

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. The best time to visit Angkor Wat is from the beginning of December until the end of January and it is also the best time for sunrises and sunsets. 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.

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