Cycling Adventures 10D/9N Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap



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Depart from
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Ends in
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Day 1:

HCM – Ben Tre - Tra Vinh

After an hour of driving on A/C to Tan An town, we explore the countryside of Long An by bike, through Tan Hiep, and Than Cuu Nghia villages, and ride pass dragon fruit orchards, rice paddy fields, and melon farming land. The area is well-knew as a vegetable of villages in Than Cuu Nghia' countryside. Your lunch will be served at a local restaurant. There is a transfer to avoid getting hot after lunch and it allows you to take a nap for the afternoon ride. The easy ride in the after is to start in Mo Cay to explore lively villages, and local activities until we have a ferry crossing to the further side of Co Chien River

Day 2:

Tra Vinh - Soc Trang

Tra Vinh and Soc Trang have a large population of Khmer. Most locals here mainly leave on farming and gardening. It is an opportunity for you to ride a bicycle on the paths through huge rice fields, canals, and a handful of Temple amongst Khmer villages and see the real easy life of locals close to you. Today we cross two branches of the Upper Mekong River to Dai Ngai with two ferries. After lunch in a small town, we continue the ride until late afternoon. We will have a wonderful countryside biking through tiny villages and beautiful scenery along rural villages to Soc Trang city

Day 3:

Soc Trang - Can Tho

Have breakfast at the hotel and check out, and visit some highlights in town, including; the Khmer museum Bat pagoda, before the A/C minivan takes you to the start point for a morning bike ride to Phung Hiep town. After lunch in a small town, you will continue your cycle ride to Can Tho city with 2 options: long-distance biking is 25 km, and a short passage is about 13 km.

Day 4:

Can Tho - Long Xuyen

Today's ride is a long day for us, but flexible distance allows you to choose the best or ride all the way. We will take a boat trip to the famous Cai Rang floating market before cycling on a rural country road across small natural rivers and riding alongside some rivers and authentic villages. We stop for a coffee break at Phong Dien. Then we will ride on tiny concrete paths to Tho Lai alongside many small/big rivers. By cycling, you can see rivers used to travel or transport in the area, such as wooden cargo boats, water taxis, grocery boats, and rowing boats moving busily up and down. Your lunch is reserved at local as planned. Then we take dirt track trails through agricultural irrigation canals to the rural area of Long Xuyen city. The afternoon ride lets you see farmers raising ducks on farming lands and canals. Besides these activities, we can see some frog and eel farms at the home of locals. We get on the van for a short transfer to Long Xuyen city.

Day 5:

Long Xuyen - Ha Tien

The type of local’s living we see today is also more characteristic of the places you have been and seen. In the morning ride, you will cycle on a quiet country road through local factories making bricks and markets and meet locals who rarely see westerners here. After lunch, we will cycle on dirt tracks crossing artificial canals and rice paddies to Tra Su forest, then continue riding on hilly country back roads to Ba Chu village. Stopping and walking to the memorial of the killing field before we continue cycling Ha Tien

Day 6:

Ha Tien – Xa Xia – Kep – Kampot

Today we will have a van taking us to Xa Xia border to meet the Cambodia team. After lunch, we take a gentle 35kms of cycling, bringing us to Kep. Formerly a famous French resort town, the seaside resort was practically abandoned to the wilderness, and take lunchtime at Kep town. Then we continue cycling through Kampot Pepper Farm, following the countryside road and with a nice few of the local life. Then continue to Kampot is, a small lay, back town, quiet but charming city with some beautiful colonial buildings and houses remaining to be seen. People mainly live on fishing, some cultivate salt from seawater, and others near to freshwater channels grow rice and check in hotels.

Day 7:

Kampot Mountain Biking – Phnom Penh

We start our mountain biking from the hotel. We follow coastal back roads until we reach to National Highway 3 then, we keep cycling further and to turn left, and continue biking on the minor route until we come to road 32. Stop for the coffee break and have some snacks and fruits as we get the energy to ride uphill to Bokor Hill Station, exploring many remaining sites by bike and on foot if you love to rock and roll on a single track! Then we have a downhill ride on the way to the highway. Get on the van for lunch before a transfer takes you to Phnom Penh.

Day 8:

Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom

Wake up early and start our cycling heading north on the national road N5 past the ancient Japanese bridge. After 12kms, you get to Prek Phnov, where you turn onto unpaved roads passing local villages and rice fields. You head towards the ancient capital of Udong, where Udong Mountain is still home to many of the old Royal Palace and continue to ride to Kampong Thom to reach to 90km, and the rest will be by transferred by a support van to the downtown. Overnight in Kampong Thom

Day 9:

Phnom Penh - Siem Reap

Today’ cycling is 30 km only because we spend more time on driving to Siem Reap before dark. After an hour, we will transfer you to the rural area of Kampong Thom for morning riding. We start cycling on back roads, pass villages, rice paddy fields and have lunch before spending time in the late afternoon in the A/C van to Siem Reap.

Day 10:

See the Angkor complex by bicycle

Spend a day discovering Angkor Wat by bike, including Angkor Temple, Bayon Temple, and Angkor Thom. Then explore it's outskirts, bike trails through the jungle, and charming villages. After lunch, return Siem Reap. Tour Ends! Biking Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap

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