Saigon- Mekong - Takeo - Phnom Penh

Overview

Price from
USD $1225.00 1225.00
Tour code
VBT: MCT7A - SGN - PNP
Duration
Number Of cycling days
7 days
Single supplement
115.00$
Average distance per day
45km
Bike Hire
US$70
Total cycling distance
480km

Full Itinerary

Bike routes Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Phnom Penh
Day
1
Saigon – Can Duoc – My Tho - Ben Tre

Our team will meet you at your accommodation in Saigon. There is a 45 minute transfer by vehicle to outskirt of HCM for a morning’ cycling. Today' bicycle riding is divided into 2 different sections. In the morning, we bike through Can Duoc countryside; biking through jasmine rice paddy fields, okra, squash vegetable fields. We stop for lunch in small town of Can Duoc. Can Duoc district is a major rice producer, particularly Jasmine rice (Nang Thom) which is grown nationwide. But, the most delicious is Nang Thom Cho Dao variety cultivated in My Le commune. The taste is silky, soft and delicate flavor from the unique exotic region because of its. After lunch, we bike to ferry where we cross Vam Co River. Our pleasure ride is on unique paths along Vam Co River; passing local farms which growing shrimp, fish. The last ferry will take us crossing Small River. Lovely countryside in Cho Gao and its' friendly people here makes your pleasant cycling become a highlight of today' ride

Home-stay
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 60km
Flat- easy/ moderate
Day
2
Ben Tre - Tra Vinh - Dai Ngai - Soc Trang

Tra Vinh and Soc Trang are to be considered the homeland of Khmer. Most local here mainly leave on farming, gardening. Amazing networks of path, rural countryside track giving you an opportunity to ride deeply to Khmer community. Today, you could explore not only daily lives of them but also learning ancient history and culture. We start our cycling adventure after 10 minutes transfer from hotel. All are smooth concrete paths through rural villages allows you to discover, to experience life styles and daily activities of not only Khmer but also Chinese. We will spend a morning on biking from Tra Vinh to Cau Quan via small town of Tieu Can. We travel across rice paddies, along canals and villages of Khmer, passing a hand of colorful temples, tiny thatch houses before we continue biking to Cau Quan Dist. Stopping at local restaurant in rural area for lunch. After first ferry crossing Mekong River to Dung Island where you explore the way of earning a living of locals on this Island. Ride past betel garden, sugar cane plantation, vegetable farm lands and fresh fish farms before a ferry taking to Long Phu town. Our private vehicle is standby here near this town. We get on our vehicle for half an hour driving to city of Soc Trang.

Tin Hoa hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 80km
Flat- easy/ moderate
Day
3
Soc Trang - Phung Hiep - Can Tho

We'll visit Bat pagoda before the ride starts. On your adventure cycling today is to cycle through remoted villages and flat land of Mekong Delta. It is the way through some of the wildest and untouched countryside and striking hamlet in remote villages. Ride pass Khmer ancient temples, enjoy timeless landscape of rice paddies and there will be many stops at small coffee shops and small local markets along rural back roads so you can chit chat with locals by body language. You can witness local lives in action; the farmers have various traditional systems for raising ducks, chickens, goats at their family and their own rice paddies. Almost ducks and chickens are raised free range for no other reason. Most of them are sold and some will be meat for the families after a few months. We will get on van/bus for driving to Can Tho.

Muong Thanh Can Tho
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 70km
Flat- easy/ moderate
Day
4
Can Tho Thot Not - Long Xuyen

Your cycling holidays is starts after a boat ride to floating market. Its the real and busiest one in Mekong Delta' Vietnam. We'll ride on narrow country road cross small natural rivers, ride alongside some rivers, and authentic villages. We stop for coffee break at Phong Dien. Then we will ride on tiny concrete paths alongside many small/big rivers to Tho Lai. By cycling, you can see rivers used as a means of travel or transport in the area such as wooden cargo boats, water taxi, grocery boats and rowing boats are moving busily up and down. Your lunch is reserved at local as planned. Then we take dirt track, trails through agricultural irrigation canals to rural area of Long Xuyen city. The afternoon ride enables you to see farmers raising ducks on both farming lands and canals.  Besides these activities, can see some frog and eel farms at home of local. We get on the van for a short transfer to Long Xuyen city.

Hao Binh I
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 80km
Flat- easy/ moderate
Day
5
Long Xuyen - Tra Su - Chau Doc

On adventure bike ride of today is to cross a farm land; rice paddy field,brick factories, irrigation canals and many fish, eel, frog farms along villages. It was really quiet area and not so many people live here before 1975. But today is a nice place for bike adventures because governments encouraged people from big city moving to this place to make settlement. It’s the chance for us see the new thing today. By cycling in the afternoon, we bike to Tra Su forest; you will have a short motored boat ride and sampan paddled through this forest a driving by vehicle Chau Doc town.

Chau Pho hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 80km
Day
6
Chau Doc - Tinh Bien - Ta Keo

Today is the last day’ ride in Vietnam and saying goodbye to Vietnam to continue cycling adventure trip in Cambodia with our team there. We start to ride from hotel in Chau Doc, ride on back roads along canals of Vinh Te; pass thatch houses, stilt houses, see buffalos working on rice paddy fields. We reach to Tinh Bien border around 10:30 AM. Immigration to Cambodia and meet our team in Cambodia, enjoy lunch for the afternoon’ ride. We pedal on quiet back roads to Phnom Den. Bike routes through villages, pass local house and temple along ways. Stay a night in Ta Keo town.

Les Bambous Luxury hotel
Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
25 - 70km
Flat- easy/ moderate
Day
7
Ta Keo - Phnom Penh

Our bike guide will lead you ride on small path, dirt track through villages; houses on stilts, palm trees, pass primary school and local markets on the ways. Visit some temples and stopping at cafe to enjoy local snacks. You have the opportunity to visit a local orphanage managed by ‘New Futures’. Here you will learn more about the great educational work they are doing in the surrounding poor villages. There is a transfer takes you to hotel from outskirts of Phnom Penh. Tour End!

Breakfast/ Lunch
25 - 65km
Flat- easy/ moderate

Tour details

Destination
Ages to ride
8 years old
Tour meets
Tour ends
Small group
02 - 04
Large Group
05 - 14
What's included
Private vehicles
New Giant MTBs, wheel size 27.5, hydraulic brake
Helmets, new bottles of water
All entrance fees, ferry tickets in countryside
B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner
Daily cold water, snack, fresh fruits, facial tissues
6 nights, double & twin share
Experienced English speaking bike guides
Pick up/ drop off at hotels
What's not included
Personal travel insurance
Other personal expenses
Drinks are not included with any meal
Tips to bike guide and driver
Vehicles

Private Support Vehicles

2 to 4 riders in a group
There is only one A/C 16 seater van to take up all riders, luggage & suitcases and bikes. There are four rows of seating for passengers on A/C 16 seater van.Two people seat on each row. The third row is for luggage and suitcases. The last row of seat will be fold up so all bikes will be uploaded here.

A medium group tour: from 5 to 7 people
There will be 2 vehicles to support riders on entire trip. One 16 seater van to take up all riders, luggage & suitcases. Another truck to carry all bikes, spare bikes, tool kits, ice box to keep cold drinks....

A large group tour: 8 to 14 people
One minibus to take up all riders including luggage & suitcases and one truck to carry all bikes, spare bikes, water, cold drinks and snacks...Ice box

A group has more than 15 riders and more than 20 people
We provide 2 minibuses and one truck to escort large groups of riders and help ensure their safety. Our pro guide will motivate a team with support vehicles to bring the best services to riders.

Bike info

Mountain Bike wheel size 27.5 with hydraulic brake: S = 15", M = 17", L = 19", XL = 21".

- Each bike has a handlebar bag

1 - Good quality and lightweight Giant MTB 27.5" frames 

2 - 27.5" Rockshox XC30 , good choice for off riding

3 - SR Gel saddle - Very soft and comfortable for riding

4 - Deore Shimano Group set

5 - Hydraulic disc brake

6 - Shimano Deore hubs - 32 holes

7 - 27.5" Alexrims disc brake rims - 32 holes

8 - Maxxis Cross Mark 27.5 x 1.95 - Good quality and suitable for both off road riding and touring long trips

9 - Good soft grips

10 - FSA sealed bearing headset

11 - Massive MTB flat pedals with sealed bearings

12 - All bikes are well-maintained by Mr Van's team.

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