At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
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.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
- Difficulty Level
Level 1: Occasional
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain with a few small hills—all very manageable for people trying their first biking trip.
Walking – 6-10 km (4-6 mi.) a day on country lanes, footpaths and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.
Level 2: Recreational
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over terrain that’s relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.
Walking – 8-12 km (5-7 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain, with occasional steeper climbs.
Level 3: Enthusiast
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day in gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.
Level 4: Avid
Biking – Roughly 50 km (30 mi.) a day in consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) over terrain that varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.
Level 5: Expert
Biking – 50-60 km (30-45 mi.) a day over both level and tougher, hillier terrain with multiple 100 km (62 mi.) options. The routes are designed for avid cyclists and include plenty of chances to push yourself.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over fairly hilly terrain offering lots of challenges. Routes are along high meadow paths and/or well-maintained cliffside or alpine trails, with a few steep ascents to make you feel invigorated.
Two countries; endless possibilities
In Laos, discover a UNESCO-protected city filled with colonial architecture, a Buddhist legacy, and miles of tranquil Mekong-side riding with lush landscapes on the horizon. Switch gears and explore Siem Reap’s ancient Khmer temples of Angkor at sunrise and revel in the hospitality of the exceptionally friendly Cambodian locals. Across these unique regions, connect with the vibrant nature and culture through rare intimate experiences.
*Price is inclusive of $395 internal flights
B&R Travel Expert Nathan Lane has been named Vietnam’s Top Travel Specialist every year since 2017 by Condé Nast. He has spent the last 13 years crafting incredible adventures in this ever-changing country—no one knows it better!
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Day by Day
Hike through lush vegetation to reach a peaceful waterfall oasis to picnic beside for lunch. Tonight, an old traditional ceremony welcomes us.
Gently pedal deeper into rural landscapes that house fascinating sanctuaries for us to explore further. Take some time to relax at your stunning hotel before wandering through the temples.
In early morning, witness 600 saffron-clad monks carry out an extraordinary ritual then relax at breakfast by the waterfalls. Bike along rolling hills before hopping on your flight — Next stop, Cambodia!
Feel the warmth of the sunrise at a temple enveloped by the dense, wild jungle. Explore serene temples with captivating stories. At sunset, indulge at our favourite locale before a lively performance.
Learn about the most revered temple in the city before pedaling through a jungle of silk, cotton and fig trees. The rest of the day is yours to decide, explore by bike, wander by foot or relax by boat.
Visit prominent historical sites today and connect deeper with cultural origins. Tonight, indulge and celebrate the new memories you've made. An unforgettable evening awaits.
After breakfast and goodbyes, a final exploration by Vespa shows you the city highlights while expertly navigating the dense traffic. In late afternoon, depart for your onward flight. Safe Travels!
Rosewood Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh
Soaring high above the heart of Phnom Penh’s business district, Rosewood Phnom Penh occupies the top 14 floors of Vattanac Capital Tower, the city’s most iconic modern structure. The tasteful rooms blend traditional refinement with sophistication, and each offers unparalleled views of the city. Perhaps opt for a refreshing plunge in their sunlight-drenched pool to keep jet-lag at bay.
Jaya House River Park, Siem Reap
Perched alongside the Siem Reap River, and surrounded by native flora, the Jaya House is a secluded treasure. A refreshing afternoon dip in your private plunge pool will quickly become a favourite ritual. For the evenings, you’re a mere 6-minute tuk-tuk trip from town.
Amantaka, Luang Prabang
The Amantaka incorporates a French colonial building and is designed around a spacious and relaxing courtyard in a tranquil setting. Perhaps best of all, the Amantaka is located right in town; walk out the gates of your private oasis, and you are immediately immersed in the beautiful lantern-lit streets of beautiful and vibrant Luang Prabang.
I don’t know how B&R does it – the quality of their trips is so consistently high! Just when we think they couldn’t do anything as good as our last trip, they do! Another fantastic experience with B&R.— Carolyn
Felt like I had everything I needed in terms of packing, expectations for activities, visas, etc. They reached out early and often, which I appreciated. I never felt like I had to reach out to them.—Elizabeth
The biking is along flat roads, and the walking is on the paths through the temple complexes.
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated with wine
- Services of B&R-trained guides
- 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
- Detailed maps, route suggestions, and biodegradable water bottle
- All baggage transportation
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
- Visa to Cambodia
- Internal flights
On this trip you’ll be riding a customized B&R hybrid with flat bars. We also equip you with a handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle. See Equipment Details
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
Extend Your Laos & Cambodia Trip
If you have the time we strongly encourage you to extend your trip. Southeast Asia is full of incredible regions, each unique yet very close to one another. Consider a pre-trip in Hanoi or Bangkok and spend more time in Cambodia post-trip; on the Aqua Mekong, at the Shinta Mani Wild hotel or in Sunny Sihakoukville.
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