Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle Ride
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18th - 28th October 2018
Sponsorship level: £3,250
This enchanting cycle explores the cities, royal palaces, dazzling green paddy fields and temples of the Mekong Delta before finishing at Angkor Wat. Pedal your way across two magical countries, taking in the wealth of experiences each has to offer.
The Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle is the perfect challenge
for any adventurer. From the bustling Vietnamese
city of Ho Chi Minh City to the serene temple of Angkor Wat in
Cambodia, the route has its fair share of charm.
The following gives you a taste of the bike ride ahead but please contact our Overseas Team on 020 7424 5511 for more details!
DAY 1: Depart London for Ho Chi Minh City
Depart London for Ho Chi Minh City
DAY 2: Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival we’ll quickly get a feel for the hustle and bustle of this fascinating city as we transfer to our hotel where we’ll have full trip briefing.
DAY 3: Ho Chi Minh - Tra Vinh
We transfer out of Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong Delta, and catch a ferry across the Tien Giang River where our challenger begins! We cycle along the sugar cane and banana plantations of the Delta before arriving at our first nights stop. Approx 62km.
DAY 4: Tra Vinh - Can Tho
Our first full day of cycling will take us deep into local life, crossing wooden bridges and traversing estuaries. This afternoon we take quiet backroads through villages, offering a glimpse into the lives of the local people. Approx 80km.
DAY 5: Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc
Our last day of stunning cycling in Vietnam and this morning we’ll visit the famous floating market of Cai Rang before mounting our bikes and following the river, busy with trade. Approx 95km.
DAY 6: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Koh Dach
We start today catching a speed boat up the river to Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital city. After a relaxing lunch at a traditional Khmer restaurant we’ll have the chance for a cycle on Koh Dach Island. Approx 20km
DAY 7: Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom
Our route today leads us through the lush landscape of the area which is littered with old Royal Palaces and rubber plantations; today gives us a great comparison between Vietnam and Cambodia. Approx 70km.
DAY 8: Kampong Thom - Siem Reap - Angkor Wat
Our last day of cycling! We make our way towards Siem Reap and the grand Angkor Wat. After watching the sun set over the beautiful monument we park our bikes for the final time and prepare for the evenings celebrations!
DAY 9: Siem Reap and Angkor Wat
Today is your free day to explore the beautiful and engulfing Angkor Wat., the national symbol of Cambodia! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the largest religious monuments in the world. Spanning 203 acres it encapsulates a complicated pattern of temples, three triangular main sections and a moat
DAY 10: Siem Reap - London
This morning we bid farewell to Cambodia and our adventures along the Mekong Delta and head to the airport for our flight home.
Arrive in London
Due to the nature of the challenge, this complex itinerary is subject to change.
There are limited places available on our next Vietnam to Cambodia bike ride.
This is one of our most popular overseas cycling adventures -
enquire about availability now!
Got some questions? Head to our FAQ page or give us a call on 0207 424 5511
Skyline Events are acting as agents for the tour operator (ATOL number 10069)
Your Vietnam to Cambodia cycle takes place:
18th - 28th October 2018
Book now for a deposit of just:
Additional sponsorship to raise:
Number of days:
11 days(10 nights)
This can vary between locations from 10-31C at this time of year. On the whole days will be hot and humid.
Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all meals during cycling days, water, local guides, Skyline Tour Leader and UK Doctor. Bicycle hire is included but you must bring your own helmet.
What's not included?
Personal travel insurance, airline taxes (due to their fluctuating nature we will confirm this amount 6-8 weeks before departure; for this trip we estimate these will be £250), three meals, local tips, and any additional activities.
Passports & Visas
A valid ten-year passport is essential for travel to Vietnam and Cambodia and must be valid for at least 6 months after entry. A visa is required for entry into both Vietnam and Cambodia; you should apply for an e-visa for Vietnam before travel and you can obtain a Cambodian visa upon arrival. Skyline will provide further information approximately 3 months before departure.
We recommend you are vaccinated against Hepatitis A, Typhoid & Polio. You must have had a Tetanus injection in the last 10 years. Malarial protection is necessary for most areas in Vietnam and Cambodia. The best protection against malaria is to avoid getting bitten, so use plenty of insect repellent and cover up, especially wrists and ankles, in the early morning and late afternoon/evening. You should always contact your GP or travel clinic for the latest travel health advice.
You’ll enjoy traditional dishes throughout the cycle such as meat and vegetables accompanied with rice and noodles. Most dietary requirements can be catered for, please advise us at point of booking.
Throughout the ride you will stay in comfortable 2/3* hotels on a twin basis sharing with someone of the same gender and a similar age.
Choosing Your Charity
We want to make choosing a charity as simple as possible for you. With so many
different charities out there you might not have a clear idea of who is going
to benefit from all of your time and effort.
Here at SkylineOverseas we work with hundreds of UK based charities on our
charity treks and bike rides, simply take a look at our list there is
definitely plenty of choice!
We've given you a few examples of our most popular charities below to help you
decide but should you have a cause that is close to you or know of a cause that
you haven't seen in our charity list then we can certainly contact them on your
behalf and arrange everything for you.
Some of the popular charities people with us chose to support include: (click
on a link to order your free information pack now)
Breast Cancer Care
Institute of Cancer Research
Kidney Research UK
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Make a Wish Foundation
Your Local Hospice
With so much choice making a decision can take some time which is also why you
are able to order a free information pack on your chosen event and then decide
which charity to raise money for when you book.
There are a limited number of places available on our next Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle,
further dates maybe available so please call us for details.