Bangkok to Saigon – Best Southeast Asia Biking Tour

Discover Southeast Asia's beauty on a 16-day cycling extravaganza!

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 have the opportunity to swim in the reservoir of a national park, travel by boat across Tonle Sap Lake, explore the grand architecture of Ho Chi Minh City, and even have time to simply relax on the Cambodian coast.

Set departures:

03 Nov 2024: from USD 3238/person – Available

15 Feb 2025: from 3285/person – Available (2 more guests to guarantee)

25 Oct 2025: from 3285/person – Available

Bangkok to Saigon cycling

Tour Details

Country

Thailand - Cambodia - Vietnam

Style

Price

From $3,238 (USD)

Duration

16 Days

Difficulty

Moderate

Trip Highlights

  • 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.
Day 1 - Bangkok
Day 1

Bangkok to Khao Yai Cycling

Rendevouz in Bangkok for tour briefing. Transfer approximately 3 hours to the Khao Yai National Park area. In the afternoon we’ll get used to our bikes by taking a short warm up ride through the nearby rural villages, and then chill out by the swimming pool at our overnight resort accommodation.
Khao Yao National Park - Heo Suwat Waterfall
Day 2

Khao Yai to Prachinburi Cycling

Today's cycle route covers 50km, but we advise caution in tackling the entire distance if not acclimatized to the heat. Our support vehicle accompanies you, allowing flexibility in choosing how much you cycle. The scenic route takes us through rural villages, Buddhist monasteries, and rice paddy fields, ultimately reaching our rustic resort for a relaxing evening and local culinary delights.

Cycling distance: Approx. 50 Km

Day 3 - Sa Kaeo
Day 3

Prachinburi to Sa Kaew Cycling

Explore Thai rural landscapes by bike: pedal from the resort along minor roads, passing rubber and eucalyptus plantations, tapioca and rice fields. Enjoy the mostly flat route with a few gentle hills, and take time to connect with friendly locals. The ride concludes with a short stretch on a busier road upon reaching Sa Kaew town.

Cycling distance: Approx. 50 Km

River Resort & Spa Breakfast, Lunch
Pang Sida National Park
Day 4

Sa Kaeo to Aranyaprathet Cycling

Early departure leads us to Pang Sida National Park, where a refreshing swim awaits by a reservoir amidst untouched jungle views. Enjoy the tranquil afternoon ride on well-maintained scenic roads towards Aranyaprathet, a town merely 10km from the Cambodian border.

Cycling distance: Approx. 45 Km

Velo's Hotel or similar Breakfast, Lunch
Cycling at the Cambodian Border
Day 5

Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap, crossing the land border into Cambodia

Welcome to Cambodia! Having crossed the broder, we pass over dirt roads through traditional Khmer villages that have changed little over the centuries. Spend the evening with your guide gaining a genuine insight into Cambodian food the way the locals like it.

Cycling distance: Approx. 30 Km

Angkor Wat Cycle Tour
Day 6

Explore magnificent Angkor by bike

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. Siem Reap town is pleasant to wander around and don’t forget the Night Market for some great souvenir shopping or perhaps a “Dr. Fish” massage.

Cycling distance: Approx. 30 Km

Angkor Thom Cycling Tour
Day 7

Siem Reap Cycling

Cycle outside the main complex to Banteay Srei, famous for its detailed and intricate carvings. Enjoy the views over paddy fields and local villages. After visiting Banteay Srei, you can choose to further explore and cycle around additional temples at your own pace or return to Siem Reap by driving.
Day 8 - Royal Palace in Phnom Penh
Day 8

Siem Reap - Floating village - Phnom Penh

A cycling free day! Embark on a morning boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake, Asia's largest inland lake, and visit the floating village with its school, hospital, church, and fish farms. Journey along the Tonle Sap River, which flows into the expansive lake and eventually drains into the Mekong River. Stop at Skuon to taste the local delicacy of fried spiders before reaching the captivating city of Phnom Penh.
Killing Fields in Phnom Penh
Day 9

Phnom Penh Sightseeing

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. Visit the Russian Market for clothing and sarongs before enjoying the rest of the day exploring Phnom Penh at your own pace.
Cycling up Bokor Mountain in Kampot
Day 10

Phnom Penh to Kampot Cycling

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

Cycling distance: Approx. 45km

Cycling in Cambodia
Day 11

Kampot to Kep cycling, Pepper Plantation

After breakfast, we'll head to Kampot market and embark on a cycling adventure through the city, taking in the sights of its charming colonial buildings and houses. The local population mainly consists of fishermen, and some are engaged in salt cultivation from seawater. Additionally, those living closer to freshwater canals are involved in rice cultivation. Our journey will then take us to Chnurk’s mountain to explore the cave. Next, we'll visit a Pepper Farm, following the countryside road and enjoying panoramic views of the local life around Kep, where we'll spend the night.

Cycling distance: Approx. 50km

Cycling in the Cambodian Countryside
Day 12

Kep to Ha Tien cycling, cross the land border into Vietnam

After breakfast, visit the famous crab market, then enjoy a scenic bike ride through rural areas and salt fields to the Ha Tien border crossing. Lunch in Cambodia, walk across the border to Vietnam, and embark on a short, picturesque ride to Ha Tien.

Cycling distance: Approx. 30-40km

Vietnam - Crossing a Monkey Bridge
Day 13

Ha Tien to Can Tho Cycling

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 until we reach Can Tho city.

Cycling distance: Approx. 50-60km

Vietnam - Mekong Delta
Day 14

Can Tho to Vinh Long cycling

Experience the vibrant Mekong Delta with an early morning boat trip to the colorful Cai Rang floating market. Capture stunning photos as boats bustling with fruits and vegetables vie for customers. Afterward, enjoy a relaxing cruise back to the hotel, followed by a ride to Vinh Long through picturesque countryside roads. Spend an unforgettable night in a local house immersed in the charm of Vinh Long.
Ut Trinh Homestay or similar Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Floating Market
Day 15

Vinh Long to Ho Chi Minh Cycling

Following breakfast, enjoy leisurely cycling to visit a local rice paper factory, candy workshop and orchard gardens before transferring to Ho Chi Minh City for an afternoon city tour of Notre Dame, Central Post Office and War Remnants Museum.
Notre Dame Cathedral - Ho Chi Minh
Day 16

Departure Day

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
N/A Breakfast

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Bangkok to Saigon – Best Southeast Asia Biking Tour

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$3,238 (USD)

16 Days

Includes

  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer and support truck for cycling days (from 05 pax up).
  • Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Refill water during tour
  • Snack and fresh fruit for cycling day.
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
  • Mechanic support from 07 pax up.
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast.
  • Basic first aid kit.

Excludes

  • International flight to Bangkok/from Saigon.
  • Visas where required.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters, etc.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

More Information

NOTES:

  • The hotels provided are of standard quality, but there are options available to upgrade the accommodations, especially in major cities.
  • Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.

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