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Trip Highlights
  • Captivating, traditional cultures of Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Ride through small villages and past ancient pagodas surrounded by coffee and rice paddies
  • Learn about the rich but turbulent history of the two country’s
  • Angkor Wat, the eighth wonder of the world
8 nights from£1495.00
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Saigon to Siem Reap Cycling Holiday

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What we love About Saigon to Siem Reap Cycling Holiday

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.
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.

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Day by Day

Day 1Arrival

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

Day 2Ho Chi Minh
Total distance45km

You’ll start your first cycle in Cai Be, which leads to the Mokong Delta. Today you’ll cross sugar cane fields and banana plantations to get to the centre of Mekong. Cycle down narrow lanes and through twisty hamlets. Cross the river and you’ll have reached Tra Vinh, a town surrounded by forest.

Day 3Tra Vinh to Can Tho
Total distance92km

Today you’ll get a true feel of Vietnam. Immerse yourself in temples and small villages, filled with fishermen going about their daily lives. These rural roads leading to Can Tho will give you a sense of calm and serenity.

Day 4Can Tho to Chau Doc
Total distance90km

First you’ll visit Cai Rang a village with a unique feature, its floating market. Today’s views vary from rural landscape to mountains which get closer as you cycle to Ba Chuc. You’ll visit the Killing Fields of Vietnam, used by the Khmar Rouge to execute 3,000 civilians during the brutal regime. Those feeling adventurous have the option of climbing Sam Mountain in time to watch the sun set.

Day 5Chau Doc to Phnom Penh

Take a break from cycling today and enjoy a cruise along the Mekong River. Observe the locals going about their daily tasks and your cruise takes you to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital.

Day 6Phnom Penh to Kampong Thom
Total distance25km

Today you’ll have the morning to explore Cambodia’s bustling capital city, then in the afternoon cycle to Oudong, the former capital. You’ll complete a mini workout climbing the 400 steps, but the view of rural Cambodia will make it all worthwhile.

Day 7Kampong to Siem Reip
Total distance40km

This morning you’ll visit one of the oldest temples in Cambodia, Sambor Prey Kuk. Built in the 7th century, the site is covered by trees and plants. After a picnic lunch it’s time to get back onto your bike and cycle through paddy fields and villages to Siem Reap.

Day 8Siem Reap
Total distance30km

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. Tonight you’ll have your farewell dinner in Siem Reap.

Day 9Departure

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

Key Stats

9day holiday
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55km avg
Expect to ride an average of 55km per day

How's the Weather? in Cambodia and Vietnam

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 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 Cambodia and Vietnam

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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