Every experience in our Private Trip Collection offers the hallmarks B&R's known for with the flexibility of going with your own group and on your own schedule. Simply pick your dates, pack your bags, and go.
Southeast Asia Family Travel
Cambodia and Vietnam—a magical and diverse combination in South East Asia. We start in Cambodia and Angkor Wat to enjoy the wonderful culture and people of Cambodia. Civilizations from the past built gigantic monuments to their religions, and many were lost, forgotten, or destroyed during wars. We will visit these marvels of the ancient world by foot, bike and elephant. There is an abundance of history to learn here, and the jungle scenery is straight from a picture book. Vietnam is as charming, picturesque and as wondrous as the first time we visited here more than a decade ago and most importantly, the people remain the same: gracious, warm, and infinitely inviting. We will explore this country from South to North with perfect rice paddy bike rides in central Vietnam.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Our friends on the ground are there to set you up with insider access and expert tips—then disappear when you’d prefer to be on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
8 Days / 7 Nights
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Day by Day
We will pick you up at the airport today in a private car and take you to your first hotel. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing in the village-sized swimming pool and getting over jet lag. You will meet your local Khmer guide in the early evening for cocktails and discuss the following day’s plans.
Bike or walk into the heart of the Cambodia countryside to explore the local Khmer temples. Discover the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat where our local guide describes this awe-inspiring temple that has defied time and nature for more than 700 years. At nightfall, enjoy dinner at our favourite local restaurant in town.
Arrive in Bayon in the early morning to explore the temples with our local guide. Lunchtime provides a chance to explore the magnificent grounds of our French-colonial hotel and the afternoon is yours to hike through the Cambodia countryside, visit the lady temple of Bantei Srei, or ride on the Ton le Sap lake.
Explore the wild jungle temple of Ta Prohm and bike or walk past the temples of Angkor Wat, the Elephant Terrace and the gates of Angkor Thom one last time. After a short flight to Hoi An, meet your local Vietnamese guide for a walking tour of the town followed by a tasting of Vietnam's best fusion cuisine.
Visit the market to watch the women haggle over the day’s fresh fish catch or visit the stalls offering the freshest vegetables in Hoi An. Ride past traditional rice paddies interspersed with ancestral tombs, water buffalo and hundreds of smiling children, and finish at our favourite cooking school in a beautiful river setting.
Discover the ruins of My Son and spend the afternoon experiencing a Conical Hat making lesson, or heading to China beach for some diving in the waves.
Take a mid day flight to Hanoi and take a cyclo ride along tree-lined boulevards, experiencing the city’s historic architecture and the capital’s delightfully chaotic street life. Our Cyclo ride will finish with an introduction to the city by our favorite local guide.
Today you’ll have time for some last minute shopping (depending on your flight time) before we transfer you to the airport.
The Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap
The Grand Hotel d’Angkor is the area’s finest colonial landmark and provides the perfect base for our temple visits. At the end of each day’s explorations, your elegant guestroom awaits you—not to mention the historic Elephant Bar, fine restaurants, a beautiful pool and spa. The Grand is tastefully appointed with Art Deco-style furnishings and Khmer art objects. View hotel website »
Anantara Hoi An Resort, Quang Nam Province
Located along the scenic Thu Bon River, Anantara Hoi An Resort is only a short stroll from the colourful and bustling Ancient Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Touches of French, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese cultures make up the distinct ambience and atmosphere in the resort and guests are offered luxurious spa treatments and breathtaking tropical gardens. View hotel website »
Sofitel Metropole Hanoi
Built in 1901, this gorgeous French colonial-style accommodation is located in the heart of Hanoi. It offers 364 guest rooms & suites, complemented by a choice of three restaurants (French cuisine, Vietnamese specialties and Italian flavours), three bars, a lush and relaxing rooftop garden, a heated swimming pool, health club and the luxurious Le Spa du Metropole. View hotel website »
Daily biking distances usually vary from 20 to 30 km and walks are 8 to 10 km. The terrain is generally flat.
- All hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated
- Services of local B&R guide(s)
- Support vehicles during bike rides
- Use of a customized bicycle and helmet
- Detailed maps and water bottle
- All special events and private tours
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
- Visa to Vietnam and Cambodia
- All Holiday season surcharges and obligatory meals
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We take pride in choosing guides who are not only exceptional travelling companions, but who’ll go far beyond the call of duty to ensure an unforgettable experience.
"Our trip was really wonderful, fabulous sights, superb guides, very attentive, knowledgeable and fun.
— Stephen Straske, Vietnam to Cambodia Family Biking, 2011
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