Cycling Vietnam to Cambodia will take you to CanTho, ChauDoc and to HaTien border town by the ocean. A nice trip with combination of river cruise, bike along natural waterways, visit bird garden, Sam mountain hiking, boat trip to Cat fish floating village. Then you will cross overland to Cambodia – famous Kep beach and on to Sihanoukville, PhnomPenh and Siemreap.
- Distance of biking: ~ 200 Km
- Difficulty : Easy.
- Features: countryside trail, orchards, boat trips, bird garden, mountain hike.
- When to ride: All year round.
- Day 1: SaiGon CaiBe VinhLong and CanTho (Lunch, dinner)
- Day 2: CanTho to LongXuyen to ChauDoc. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
- Day 3: ChauDoc to Ha Tien. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
- Day 4: HaTien to Cambodia (Breakfast)
SaiGon CaiBe VinhLong and CanTho (Lunch, dinner)
8.00 am Depature for Cai Be (2.5 hrs), on arrival, we board on boat for visit the floating market and cruise over the mighty mekong river (~ 1.5km wide) to Dong Phu island. We start cycling one hour under the green canopy, explore the orchards and daily life of farmers. Lunch break on island & more cruise to Vinh Long. In the afternoon we have 2 hours riding on immense rice fields, cycling through numerous rural riverside villages before our bus pick up to Can tho city. Evening free time for promenade along city quay. O/N in Can Tho.
CanTho to LongXuyen to ChauDoc. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Early morning boat trip to Cai Rang floating market then we cruise in natural waterways before turning up a quiet canal and mounting our bikes for a ride 3 hrs on single trail along small canals and on country road, enjoying the beautiful Delta scenery and meeting the locals (many on bicycle too). Our van will pick you up for short transfer to Long Xuyen for lunch break.
In the afternoon we cycle ~ 10km on local road along the border canal through villages, fish farm etc…. If time permitting, we will hike up to summit of Sam mountain for panorama view of border between Vietnam and Cambodia. From here, you can see a single trail along the mekong river that you can follow for Cycling Vietnam to Cambodia. However it will take so much time, so we will cycle a long the border to HaTien and will enter Cambodia in the quiet west coast area. O/N in Chau Doc.
ChauDoc to Ha Tien. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Up early for a boat through the amazing riverside market with all its bustling activity and smorgasbord of sounds, colors and smells. Then we cruise through the fish-farm village producing tons and tons of fish beneath hundreds of floating homes. Discover the ethnic Cham village with its famous Mubarak Mosque and observe local women at their traditional weaving. We cycle to Cambodia border with a stop over Tra Su natrual reserve, boat trip to the bird garden, see the clip below. In the afternoon we keep on cycling along the border to HaTien town for overnight. O/n in HaTien.
HaTien to Cambodia (Breakfast)
Cycling Vietnam to Cambodia today. After breakfast, we bike along the coastal road to MuiNai, then keep on to Xa Xia border check point, goodbye Vietnam. Getting ready to through Prekchak to Cambodia. End of tour.
If you would like to have more cycling in Cambodia side, please let us know in advance, thanks!
- All boat trips and entrance fees.
- Accomodation: Deluxe or Standard hotel.
- Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner as mentioned in the itinerary
- Transport : A/c bus supported with snack, drinking water, towels.
- Guide: Experienced cycling tour guide.
- Bicycle: good mountain bike or hybrid bike.
Not included: Insurance, personal expenses.
Note: This itinerary can be reversed, so you can do cycling from Cambodia to Vietnam. Bike through the mekong delta and finish in Saigon. Let us know if you want a long ride Bangkok – Siemreap – Saigon via the mekong delta.
Bring your cycling short, it will be more enjoyable for long ride.