Cycling Siem Reap to Saigon: Life Changing Adventures with Social Cycles

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Tanei Boutique VillaSiem Reap hotel in central Siem Reap to District 1,Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamAirport transfers will take you from the hotel to the airport.

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Get on a bicycle, off the beaten track and explore the contrast in countries between Cambodia and Vietnam.With adventures beginning in Siem Reap and finishing in Saigon, Vietnam, you can truly explore and uncover the mysteries of these two incredible countries.Social Cycles will take you on a journey to interact and connect with local grassroot Non Government Organisations (NGOs) and the beneficiaries of a funded project of your choosing. Research what really happens on the ground and out in the villages with Social Cycles in a holiday that carefully balances ethical research and local impact with cycling and site seeing.All tours include hotel accommodation, meals, bike hire, local attractions, NGO engagements, support van, local guides and mechanics and much more.
Day 1: Siem Reap (D) • Airport transfer to hotel (with pool) • Welcome dinner at Marum restaurant Day 2: Siem Reap (D) • Sunrise cycle around Angkor Temples including Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Promh • NGO visit • Home cooked dinner with your guide and his family Day 3: Battambang (B, L, D) • 40km cycle on village dirt roads • Boat ride through wetlands via floating villages • Dinner at social enterprise restaurant Day 4: Pursat (B) • Cycle out of Battambang 50km • Visit Banan temple • NGO visit re community development and education Day 5: Phnom Penh (B,D) • Cycle into Phnom Penh via village roads and ferries (75km) • Dinner at Romdeng restaurant Day 6: Phnom Penh (B, D) • Day off from cycling • Meet with Friends international NGO • Entry to S-21 genocide museum • Dinner with the team at Khmer BBQ Day 7: Kampot (B) • Cycle out of Phnom Penh to Phnom Chisaur (63km) via back roads • Explore Chisaur temple • Transfer to Kampot town Day 8: Kampot (D) • Cycle up Bokor Mountain Challenge (10km flat, 20km climb, 10km undulating and return,  80km total)  • 1000m gain in elevation • Dinner in local restaurant Day 9: Kampot  • Visit salt fields and learn from local NGO re community development and education for marginalized children • Day off from cycling • Relax in cafe and explore Kampot Day 10: Rach Gia (Vietnam) (D) • Cycle to Vietnam border (63km) • Visit local pepper farm for guided tour • Lunch at Kep Crab Market • Dinner at local Vietnamese restaurant for local seafood feast Day 11: Can Tho (B) • Cycling along the Mekong Delta 82km • Discover beautiful waterways and local life Day 12: Can Tho (B) • Floating market boat tour for sunrise • Visit cocoa farm and rice noodle factory • Small boat canal tour through Mekong • Day off from cycling Day 13: Ben Tre (B, D) • Cycling through Mekong Delta (93km) • Stay at local homestay, cook with the family Day 14: Saigon (B) • Cycle all the way into Saigon (optional) 94km • Stay in the heart of the city Day 15: Saigon (B, D) • Visit NGO in the morning • Options to visit Cu Chi Tunnels and Museums • Farewell dinner at KOTO social enterprise Day 16: Departure Day (B) • Airport transfer after breakfast

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 10: Rach Gia (Vietnam) (D) • Cycle to Vietnam border (63km) • Visit local pepper farm for guided tour • Lunch at Kep Crab Market • Dinner at local Vietnamese restaurant for local seafood feast
Day 11: Can Tho (B) • Cycling along the Mekong Delta 82km • Discover beautiful waterways and local life
Day 12: Can Tho (B) • Floating market boat tour for sunrise • Visit cocoa farm and rice noodle factory • Small boat canal tour through Mekong • Day off from cycling
Day 13: Ben Tre (B, D) • Cycling through Mekong Delta (93km) • Stay at local homestay, cook with the family
Day 14: Saigon (B) • Cycle all the way into Saigon (optional) 94km • Stay in the heart of the city
Day 15: Saigon (B, D) • Visit NGO in the morning • Options to visit Cu Chi Tunnels and Museums • Farewell dinner at KOTO social enterprise
Day 16: Departure Day (B) • Airport transfer after breakfast
Day 1: Siem Reap (D) • Airport transfer to hotel (with pool) • Welcome dinner at Marum restaurant
Day 2: Siem Reap (D) • Sunrise cycle around Angkor Temples including Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Promh • NGO visit • Home cooked dinner with your guide and his family
Day 3: Battambang (B, L, D) • 40km cycle on village dirt roads • Boat ride through wetlands via floating villages • Dinner at social enterprise restaurant
Day 4: Pursat (B) • Cycle out of Battambang 50km • Visit Banan temple • NGO visit re community development and education
Day 5: Phnom Penh (B,D) • Cycle into Phnom Penh via village roads and ferries (75km) • Dinner at Romdeng restaurant
Day 6: Phnom Penh (B, D) • Day off from cycling • Meet with Friends international NGO • Entry to S-21 genocide museum • Dinner with the team at Khmer BBQ
Day 7: Kampot (B) • Cycle out of Phnom Penh to Phnom Chisaur (63km) via back roads • Explore Chisaur temple • Transfer to Kampot town
Day 8: Kampot (D) • Cycle up Bokor Mountain Challenge (10km flat, 20km climb, 10km undulating and return,  80km total)  • 1000m gain in elevation • Dinner in local restaurant
Day 9: Kampot  • Visit salt fields and learn from local NGO re community development and education for marginalized children • Day off from cycling • Relax in cafe and explore Kampot
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