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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.


Start city: Ho Chi Minh

End city: Siem Reap

Durations 12 Days 11 Nights

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Ho Chi Minh City, Tra Vinh, Can Tho, Chau Doc, Kep, Sihanouk Ville, Siem Reap

Extendable with optional tours from Siem Reap

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Any part of this itinerary can be tailor-made to fit your needs, e.g. tour length, activities, destinations, hotels.

This is sample itinerary for the package of Biking Vietnam & Cambodia - 12 Days. Contact us for more details and best offer (Prices depend on your travel dates, specific hotels/ resorts and activities).
Day 1: HCMC Arrival.
Day 2: HCMC – Tra Vinh
Day 3: Tra Vinh – Can Tho.
Day 4: Can Tho – Chau Doc.
Day 5: Chau Doc – Ha Tien – Kep.
Day 6: Kep – A Jewel on the Gulf of Siam (Boat Tour).
Day 7: Kep – Elephant Mountains – Sihanouk Ville.
Day 8: Sihanouk Ville – Fishing village – Rubber plantation – Waterfalls.
Day 9: Sihanouk Ville – Fly to Siem Reap.
Day 10: Angkor Wat – One of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Day 11: Biking Angkor grand circle, mysticism, jungle, temples and gods.
Day 12: Siem Reap Departure.

Day 1: HCMC 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.
Meals: Welcome Dinner.
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: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Tra Vinh.
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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: Breakfast, Lunch.
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.
Meals: Breakfast.
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.
Meals: Breakfast.
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: Breakfast and Lunch.
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: Breakfast and Lunch.
Accommodation: Resort in Sihanouk Ville.
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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.
Meals: Breakfast.
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: Breakfast & Dinner.
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.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.
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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: Breakfast & Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 12: Siem Reap Departure.
After breakfast, you will be free until your transfer to the airport for departure. Bon voyage!
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

1. Are tour dates of flexible?

Yes, this tour package is private and you can depart on any dates at your convenience.

2. Can I extend or change my stay?

Absolutely! Extra days can be arranged in most areas if desired. Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you. You can ask helps from our travel consultant to amend or extend your stay (subject to availability of hotels and flights; surcharge may be applicable).

3. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?

The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.

4. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?

The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.

5. Are there any discounts available?

We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.

6. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?

We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.

7. Are meals included?

We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.

8. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?

Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.

9. What if I have a special request on food?

You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.

10. What are the accommodations like?

Vietnam Tours only recommends good hotels rated from 3 stars to luxurious resorts. They are located within walking distance of the town center and the reception generally speaks English. For more information, check with your travel consultants to view pictures of our suggestion on standard hotels/ lodges/ resorts. Don't forget that you can give your favorite name of hotel brands to us, so we can get your concept.

11. What type of transportation is used?

Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.

12. Is this tour suitable for kids?

Yes! If you have children traveling with, ask your travel consultants to customize the tour program to fit a variety of interests and ages. We also focus on family friendly vacations with less travel and minimum drive times and maximum in-country activity that will keep younger minds engaged.

13. How many people are typically on your tours?

We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.

14. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?

Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.

15. Do tour rates include international flights?

This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.

16. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?

When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.

17. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with Vietnam Tours?

Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.

18. How much should I budget for tips?

Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.

19. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?

Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.

20. How to change or cancel my reservation?

- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html

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Price Included

  • Professional bikes.
  • Mechanic and support Van.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • A domestic flight: Sihanouk Ville – Siem Reap.
  • Services of private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

Price Excluded

  • International flight.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Vietnam & Cambodia Visa fee.
Did you know? All of our tours are private and daily depart. TRAVEL VIETNAM can organize any additional accommodations, domestic and regional flights. Call us on +84982 661 133 to speak to one of our experts.

 

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