Everywhere we go in Vietnam and Cambodia, we encounter children eager to make friends with the foreigners on the shiny bikes. That disarming friendliness permeates all aspects of life here, whether we’re riding elephants through Angkor Wat, touring Hanoi’s Old Quarter with a helpful guide, or stopping to chat with the townsfolk as we ride through the small villages along the Ho Chi Minh Trail. We hope this special place hasn’t changed too much, that it won’t be any less special. So far, so good!
Easygoing to Moderate
Hanoi to Siem Reap
9 Days / 8 Nights
Price per person from: $6,995
Single supplement: $1,200
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Take to the streets of Hanoi on cyclos, bike powered carts, before heading south for a conical hat making class. Ride through quiet rural villages before heading to the hotel for dinner.
Board our private riverboat and cruise up the Perfume River to the tomb of Minh Mang. Dine tonight with Royal descendants.
Ride into scenic Da Nang before heading into Hoi An (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) for lunch. Explore the local shops and markets and maybe stop to get measured up for some tailor made clothes.
Ride a great trail that leads us past rice paddies, plenty of smiling kids and a pottery village with clay awaiting you on the wheel. Take your turn at cooking with a simple and fun lesson in the kitchen!
Cycle past war memorials and cemeteries before lunch overlooking the blue fishing boats of Da Nang. Fly to Ho Chi Minh City for a brief walking tour of this amazing city and dinner at a fun local restaurant.
Private speedboats take us to the Cu Chi Tunnels and after plenty of exploring, we hop on the bikes for a riverside ride. Return to the city for dinner and a bit of exploring on your own.
Visit Angkor Wat before cycling through the surrounding countryside to an evening sunset boat ride. Sample Khmer food this evening at the hotel.
Temples and jungle by bike and elephant as we live out those explorer fantasies. Travel by local tuk tuks after visiting the Temple of Ta Prohm.
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the hotel and tam biêt in magnificent Siem Reap.
The Pilgrimage Village, Hue
The luxurious and relaxing Pilgrimage Village is located in the peaceful countryside just 4 km (2 mi.) from the centre of Hué. You’ll come to appreciate this after learning that the only thing the Vietnamese love more than waking up early is honking the horns on their mopeds! The rooms are simple but comfortable, personal, and stylish, and guests will find every need is cared for. 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 »
Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City
The luxurious new Park Hyatt Saigon is conveniently located at Lam Son Square near the elegant Opera House in bustling central Ho Chi Minh City. The Hyatt’s luxurious Xuan Spa offers a large outdoor swimming pool nestled in a beautifully landscaped tropical garden, relaxing and therapeutic massages with seven private treatment rooms and a well-equipped fitness studio. View hotel website »
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 »
Easygoing to Moderate
This trip is rated Easygoing to Moderate. The daily distances for bike rides range from 20 to 50 km (12 to 31 mi.); some days offer longer/shorter options. The terrain is rolling on the first day of biking, and flat thereafter. Given the level of support on this trip, there are always options for kids to shorten routes. The activities on this trip are geared for children 12 years old and up.
You can't enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you'll be riding customized Cannondales; there are three models to choose from to ensure you'll have the perfect bike. Click here for a detailed description. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, eight lunches and six dinners, including wine
- Services of B&R guides, local guides and support vehicles with drivers
- Use of a hybrid bike equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off, including van support, coach transfers and internal flights
- All baggage transportation
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
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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 and knoweldgeable and fun. Quality of trip design, great balance between activities and a bit of rest time. I love how B&R also sprinkles fun things into what otherwise might be a bit of down-time.”