Bicycle Angkor Wat to Saigon
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Our remarkable bicycle expedition offers a great opportunity to experience real Cambodia and Vietnam. Begin in Siem Reap, the famous Angkor exploring temples of the once mighty Khmer empire. Then, cycle past the beautiful countryside and hidden templs to Kampong Thom, Ou Dong Moutain, Phnom Penh and the beach city Kep. Cross the border and cycle on quiet back road through the mighty Mekong Delta. Our trip concludes in dynamic city Saigon.
Fully supported tour.
Cycling distance: Approx 408km
Grade of difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Road condition: Good tarmac road
Suitability: All Fitness.
TOUR FACTS AND FEATURES
Accommodation: 8 nights in twin share 3* accommodation & 1 night home-stay.
Transport: All transportation by private AC vehicle
Meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 1 dinner. Some snacks for cycling days.
Guided: Experienced and professional English speaking guide with maximum support and flexibility.
Entrance fees: All included
Equipment: Mountain bicycle, helmet and water bottle.
Age range: 18+
Wifi: Free wifi available in hotels.
Day 1: Siem Reap
Arrive in Siem Reap, meet with our guide and transfer to hotel. The rest day is at your leisure. Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 2: Siem Reap- Cycling to Angkor Temples (B,L) (cycle 28 km)
Our morning cycle to the jungle temple of Ta Prohm, and then to the Angkor Thom complex where we see the ornate entrances decorated by gods and demons. In the afternoon, we cycle to the incredible Angkor Wat, and explore this fascinating structure.
Day 3: Siem Reap- Bang Melea- Kampong Thom (B,L) (Cycled 85km)
Today, we cycle on the dirt road 59km to visit Beng Mealea temple. Beng Mealea is an untouched temple hidden in the jungle. Lunch and continue cycle 28km on good sealed road through the villages. Transfer to Kampong Thom.
Day 4: Kampong Thom- U Dong- Phnom Penh (Cycled 45km)
Depart by car to Udong Mountain, the historical capital of Cambodia, enjoy hike up 509 steps up to see the panoramic scnery from the top Oudong Mountain. Picnic lunch, then we’ll cycle sienna dirt roads that lead through rice fields, past blooming lily ponds, and into stilted villages. Our cycle will finish in Phnom Penh
Day 5: Phnom Penh- Kep (B,L) (Cycled 40km)
Transfer to visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and then cycle to the nearby Killing Fields. Continuing by bike on the village tracks through rice fields, past pagodas, streams and canal to Tonle Bati. Transfer to Kep, once was Cambodia’s premier beach town.
Day 6: Kep – Ha Tien (Vietnam) (B,L) (Cycled 20km)
Bid a farewell to our Cambodian team and transfer to the border. Meet with our Vietnamese team and cycle to Ha Tien. Overnight in Ha Tien
Day 7: Ha Tien- Rach Gia- Can Tho (B,L) (Cycled 90-100km)
Following the coast south from Ha Tien again on quiet roads and where possible byways along canal banks you reach Rach Gia a laid back fishing village, which faces the Gulf of Thailand. Transfer a couple of hours to the thriving metropolis of Can Tho.
Day 8: Can Tho- Vinh Long- Cai Be (B,L,D)(Cycled 45-50km)
Morning boat trip to explore Cai Rang floating market. Our shuttle will bring us our of town and cross Can Tho ferry, we get off at Binh Minh, where we start to cycle on beautiful dirt road passing through local villages, orchards and canals of peaceful countryside of Vietnam. We stay in Cai Be tonight.
Day 9: Cai Be- Saigon (B,L) (Cycled 35-40km)
Morning boat trip to visit Cai Be floating market, we then continue cruise to visit local candy and handicraft workshops. We then cycle on quiet road to My Tho. Lunch en route. At My Tho, hop on bus and transfer our weary legs to Saigon.
Day 10: Departure.(B)
At your leisure until transfer to airport or your onward flight.
BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read the following booking conditions carefully as they set out the terms and conditions of the contract between you and the Pioneer Asia Holidays.
RESERVATION & PAYMENT
All bookings will be confirmed by Pioneer Asia Holidays in writing along with confirmation of balance payment details. A deposit as required by us and the amount of which will be advised at the time of booking. Followed by the final balance of the cost by a specified date. The tour balance for all bookings will be direct debited from the payment details given at the time of booking 45 days prior to the departure date of the tour; if there is a failure to complete the payment Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to cancel the reservation.
TOUR PRICES AND VALIDITY:
Prices quoted in USD per person in twin shared basis. Itineraries and prices are valid from the most relevant edition of the website & the time of printing our brochure in October 2015 until 31 Sep 2018. Pioneer Asia Holidays reserves the right to change any of the facilities, services, prices, itineraries or vehicles described in the brochure or online without being liable for compensation or refund.
CANCELLATION AND AMENDMENT POLICY
Cancellation and Amendment: Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us in writing and will not take effect until received by us. If you cancel or amend your booking the principal(s) or supplier(s) may charge the cancellation or amendment charge shown in their Terms and Conditions (which may be 100% of the cost of the travel arrangements) and you must pay us a cancellation or amendment charge of a minimum of $30 per person.
If You Cancel Your Holiday: You, or any member of your party, may cancel your travel arrangements at any time. Written notification from the person who made the booking or your travel agent on your behalf must be received at our offices. Since we incur costs in cancelling your travel arrangements, you will have to pay the applicable cancellation charges up to the maximum shown below; depending how many days in advance of the departure date we receive the cancellation instruction:
|Land & Internal Air Cancellation Fees. Per Person/ Per Trip|
|Days prior to Departure Fee||Fee|
|45 or more||Minimum loss of deposit|
|44-30 days||30% minimum of total holiday cost|
|29-22 days||60% minimum of total holiday cost|
|21- 7 days||90% minimum of total holiday cost|
|Less than 7 days||100% of total holiday cost|
Note: specific items sold as part of a package may have more restricted cancellation conditions; for example some flights and rail tickets are non-refundable from the date of full payment being made. You will be advised at the time of booking.