Enjoy your trip by exploring one ancient and dynamic Ho Chi Minh City – was known as “Indochina Pearl” because of its gorgeous past
Explore Mekong Delta with the characteristics of river life
Phnom Penh – the largest city and the capital of Cambodia, was dubbed as the jewel of Asia in the 1920s, attracting tourists by the French architectural beauty and many unique buildings with Khmer architecture
Kampong Thom famous by ancient temples which were known as symbols of Khmer culture and civilization
Siem Reap – the nearest city with Angkor Wat which was known as a world heritage, famous for its spectacular architecture of Kmer. Angkor Wat now is the largest religious area in the world
Duration: 10 days/ 9 nights
Date: Advice upon booking
Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City – Vinh Long – Can Tho – Chau Doc – Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom – Siem Reap
Start/End: Ho Chi Minh City/Aranyaprathet
Tour Customizable: Definitely! Tell us your specific requirements
Tour Categories: Vietnam Cambodia tours
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide, Other Languages upon Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
Day 3: Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho
Day 4: Can Tho – Chau Doc
Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
Day 6: Phnom Penh City Tour
Day 7: Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom
Day 8: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap
Day 9: Angkor Wat Archaeological Park
Day 10: Siem Reap – Aranyaprathet
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival (D)
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, our driver guide will pick you up from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport and transfer you to your hotel for checking in. Take a short rest and then you will have a Welcome Dinner at Koto Restaurant. This restaurant aestablished by a non-profit organization with the main purpose is helping street children.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (B, L, D)
Our driver and tour director will pick you up from the hotel and move to Cai Be which is one of three wholesale floating market in the Southwest, very famous for its various products. Early in the morning is the moment which concentrates many wholesalers and retail buyers come to selling and buying. Big boats are used to load fully local agriculture produce and then it is transferred to smaller boats to make trading easier for retailers.
Leaving Cai Be, reaching Cai Lay, get the bikes for the short journey to Cai Be. Pedal along back roads approximately 1.5 hours to enjoy the scenic views. On reaching Cai Be you will be taken on a ride through a maze of narrow alleys and small bridges to an ancient house set amid a peaceful fruit orchard. Return to Cai Be in the late afternoon to relax at a beautiful resort lying on the bank of Mekong River.
Overnight at the homestay in Cai Be.
Cycling Distance: 30km
Day 3: Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B, L)
Today we will travel by boat crossing the Tien River. Afterward, you will take a 40km bike ride along the island to discover the true essence and pace of life in the Mekong Delta. Have a short break for lunch at a famous local restaurant, before we continue riding to Can Tho.
Arrive at your hotel in Can Tho in the late afternoon, check-in and have the rest of the day at leisure, prepare for the next day.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Cycling Distance: 40km
Day 4: Can Tho – Chau Doc (B, L, D)
Leaving Can Tho, we will take a boat trip to visit the famous Cai Rang floating market – one of the most special iconic floating markets of Mekong Delta with activities in the daily life of the Southern people. Enjoy the local specialties and immerse in the idyllic and peaceful of the river region here.
After getting back from Cai Rang floating market, you will take a 70km ride from Can Tho to Chau Doc. Upon approaching the center of Chau Doc, we stop at Sam Mountain to experience the spectacular views of the region. Check in your hotel and have dinner.
Overnight in Chau Doc.
Cycling Distance: 70km
Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (B, L)
Your express boat will depart at 7.30 am for moving from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh. Upon your arrival in Phnom Penh, our local driver and tour guide will pick you up from the pier and transfer you to your hotel to check in. Have a short break before enjoying lunch with local famous cuisine ar restaurant.
The rest of the day is free for you for leisure or attending for any activities that you want.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 6: Phnom Penh City Tour (B, L)
After breakfast, you will visit Wat Phnom which is a historical pagoda, built in 1373. This is the highest religious work of Phnom Penh, has an important role in architecture system. Following with National Museum which was built in 1917 with traditional Khmer style and inaugurated in 1920 by King Sisowat. Another destination is Independence Monument, built in 1958 as a memorial to Cambodia’s war victims. Having lunch at a famous local restaurant.
Next, we visit the Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda, Toul Sleng Museum (S21). It was a high school called Toul SvayPrey before the Khmer Rouge regime turned it into a prison, known to the Khmer Rouge as S-21 (Security -21). Those places associated closely with a historical period of Cambodia. Next, let spend the time to enjoy shopping at Local Market (Central or Russian) where you can buy special souvenirs for family and friends.
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 7: Phnom Penh – Kampong Thom (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will move by car to the cycling starting point to experience a different side of Mekong Delta. After the first 15 km ride, you will reach a junction that leads up to a dirt road whose the first section is rough but it is implemented by the beautiful scenery of the Mekong River.
After a short lunch break, you will ride to Totoeng village where you finish for the day. You will then be transferred to Kampong Thom.
Overnight in Kampong Thom.
Day 8: Kampong Thom – Siem Reap (B, L)
After breakfast, you will visit the ancient temple of Sambor Prei Kuk by private car. Sambor Prei Kuk encompasses more than 100 mainly brick temples huddled in the forest, among them some of the oldest structures in the country.
The next station is Damdek where you start your 75km offroad cycling journey toward Siem Reap. We will get to Siem Reap at around 6 pm, check in your hotel and rest.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Cycling Distance: 75km
Day 9: Angkor Wat Archaeological Park (B)
After breakfast, your private car will pick you up and transfer you to the cycling starting point. Your cycling journey today is about 30km long and you will visit the Angkor Wat Archaeological Park. The Angkor Archaeological Park is home to the magnificent temple ruins of Angkor, including the legendary Angkor Wat, Bayon and dozens of other ancient ruins of the Angkorian-era Khmer Empire. The Angkor Park is a World Heritage site which is the largest religious area in the world with more than 400 square kilometers, located outside of Siem Reap City in Northwestern Cambodia.
Spending time to sightsee many spectacular places such as Ta Prohm, the Angkor Thom complex, Bayon temple and especially Angkor Wat – the country’s top tourist attraction.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Cycling Distance: 30km
Day 10: Siem Reap – Aranyaprathet (B)
After breakfast, you will have free time to the Angkor Siem Reap in your own way before your departure. The trip ends.
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