Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

Overview

  • Cycle through the Khao Yai National Park
  • Swim in the reservoir at Pang Sida National Park
  • Explore Angkor Wat by bike
  • Cycle the Cambodian coast
  • Explore a maze of backroads along the Mekong Delta

16 days, 3 countries, 1 epic cycling tour across some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in all of Southeast Asia. On Indotrek’s original Signature Series departure, Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll cycle past untouched Thai jungles, ancient Khmer ruins around Angkor Wat, and a maze of canals and floating markets in the Mekong Delta. Yet, it’s not all about the cycling. During these 16 days you’ll also swim in the reservoir of a national park, travel by boat across the Tonle Sap Lake, explore the Ho Chi Minh City’s grand architecture, and even have time to simply relax on the white sands of the Cambodian coast. For those looking to join for a shorter period of time, this tour also offers the opportunity to join from Bangkok to Phnom Penh, or halfway through from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City. No matter the length of the trip that you choose, you’re guaranteed to come home with a camera roll of spectacular photos along one of the most beautiful cycle routes in the world.

Details

16 Days

N/N

Cycling

30%

Price

$2,836 - Full trip

$1,984 - 1st half

$1,123 - 2nd Half

Single Supplement

$578 - Full trip

$377 - 1st half

$199 - 2nd Half

Deposit

$851

Countries

Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam

Difficulty

Medium

Days

16

Fixed Departure Dates

2020 - September 7 & November 2

2021 - February 8, April 5 & September 13

Itinerary

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  1. Day 1
    Bangkok – Khao Yai

    The journey begins! Transfer by road to the Khao Yai National Park, then spend the afternoon adjusting to your bikes and passing through rural Thai villages to your hotel.

  2. Day 2
    Khao Yai – Prachinburi

    A tougher, 50km ride today as you follow minor roads around Khao Yai past rice-filled fields, Buddhist monasteries and smaller villages. A support vehicle is available if you get too tired from the heat!

  3. Day 3
    Prachinburi – Sa Kaew

    Pass eucalyptus and rubber plantations as you cycle the rolling hills to Sa Kaew, the perfect place to speak to friendly locals.

  4. Day 4
    Sa Kaew – Aranyaprathet

    Ride towards the Pang Sida National Park, where you have the opportunity to stop for a swim in a reservoir, enjoying views over untouched jungle.

  5. Day 5
    Aranyaprathet – Siem Reap

    Welcome to Cambodia! Having crossed the broder, we pass over dirt roads through traditional Khmer villages that have changed little over the centurie

  6. Day 6
    Siem Reap

    Cycle around the epic Angkor Complex, hitting the key spots of Ta Prohm, the Bayon, Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat and plenty more. Return to the hotel via picturesque country lanes.

  7. Day 7
    Siem Reap

    Cycle outside the main complex to Banteay Srei, famous for its detailed and intricate carvings. Enjoy the views over paddy fields and local villages.

  8. Day 8
    Siem Reap – Phnom Penh

    A cycling free day! Enjoy a relaxing morning boat ride over Tonle Sap Lake, before transferring to Phnom Penh in the afternoon.

  9. Day 9
    Phnom Penh

    Your guide will take you on a cultural tour of Cambodia’s capital, touching on the city’s dark past of the Tuol Sleng Museum and Killing Fields.

  10. Day 10
    Phnom Penh – Kampot

    Transfer to Bokor Mountain, then enjoy a beautiful downhill ride to Kampot, your first glimpse of the Cambodian coast.

  11. Day 11
    Kampot – Kep

    Explore Kampot’s markets, then continue towards Chnurk’s Mountain, a local pepper farm, and onto Kep where we spend the night.

  12. Day 12
    Kep - Ha Tien

    Good morning Vietnam! We will cross the border this morning, pick up your new bike and cycle the quiet roads to Ha Tien.

  13. Day 13
    Ha Tien - Can Tho

    Transfer to Rach Gia, a laid back fishing village facing the Gulf of Thailand, then ride along narrow lanes and canal banks to the hidden backwaters of the Mekong Delta.

  14. Day 14
    Can Tho - Vinh Long

    Enjoy a unique taste of the Delta as you explore colourful Cai Rang Market, continue on quiet country lines and enjoy an unforgettable homestay in Vinh Long.

  15. Day 15
    Vinh Long - HCMC

    Continue to explore the Mekong Delta, before transferring to Ho Chi Minh City for an afternoon city tour of Notre Dame, Central Post Office and War Remnants Museum.

  16. Day 16
    Departure Day

    Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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