Easy Ride Saigon To Siem Reap. - 11 Days from Sai Gon - My Tho - Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Kampong Cham - Ta Seng - Siem Reap .
This is the best way to combine your amazing motorbike tour from Saigon to Mekong Delta with Cambodia motorbike tour via Mekong Delta. You will have a chance to see both legendary floating markets in Cai Be and Can Tho as well as the dense network of river and canals. Local foods, friendly locals, the attractive scenery will keep you in memories.
DAY 1: SAIGON MOTORCYCLE TOUR PASSING MY THO TO CAI BE (-/L/D)
7.30 AM pick up from your hotel – Depart from Saigon to Tan An Town by motors through the peaceful villages. The scene changes from bustling streets with buildings and noise to peaceful rice paddles with cottages and small houses on the way – in the open air of “steel horses”. Stop for a rest in My Tho. Lunch in local restaurant.
Keep riding to Cai Be along the sides of Tien River to enjoy the tranquil rice fields, orchards, water buffalos, ducks are swimming in the same rivers. Arrive at Cai Be in the late afternoon. You, with your motorbikes, will take a boat to the Vietnamese Tradional Ancient House, which is one of the nicest and oldest in the South of Vietnam remained intact over hundred years old and after so many turbulent occurrences in the war time. Enjoy a welcome dinner will be prepared by friendly local host with warmness to get your energy back. Homestay in Cai Be.
Activities: 180 km motors riding (5 hours), 30 minutes transfer by boat, Culture Exchange at homestay
DAY 2 : AI BE MOTORCYCLE TOUR VIA VINH LONG TO CAN THO (B/L/D)
After early breakfast with Vietnam bean coffee, start your day with the motor rides on the island. It is a great chance for you to meet the local villagers, farmers. A short cruise on Tien River to visit the most unique floating market of Southern Vietnam. Disembark in Vinh Long pier in the late morning; we head for Can Tho on your motors with stops on the way to experience the daily life in the Mekong Delta region. Overnight in Cantho.
Activities: 90 km motors riding (2.5 hours), 2.5 hrs boat trip
DAY 3 : SIGHTSEEING TOUR AT CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – CAN THO MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO CHAU DOC (B/L/D)
6.30AM – Ride to Ninh Kieu Pier to take a boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, one of the busiest fruit market in Southeast Asia. We have a long distance cruise & walk on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine.
Back to the Hotel for breakfast. Then we will have a short visit to Can Tho central market and Binh Thuy ancient house whose design is a combination of Vietnam and France with interesting involved stories but also a garden with various flowers and fruits, including a wide range of orchids and a record cactus. Motorcycle heading straight to Chau Doc and en route, we’ll stop by to visit a very famous Stork Garden named Bang Lang where you’ll have a chance to witness thousand and thousand storks & birds converging here in your own eyes.Upon arrival at Chau Doc, you’ll be helped to check in at hotel and free to stroll around. Overnight at hotel in Chau Doc
Activities: 215 km motors riding (6.5 hours), 2.5 hrs boat trip.
DAY 4 : CHAU DOC – HIGH SPEED BOAT TO PHNOM PENH (B/L/-)
After having breakfast at the hotel, We’ll take a high boat trip upstream Mekong River to Phnom Penh. Along the journey, you’ll have a chance to experience the beauty of the Mighty Mekong River cum its stunning landscapes of rice paddies, gardens, local villages along the banks of the river. At noon, you’ll get to Phnom Penh and right here, there will be our guide & driver welcoming & escorting to your hotel for a check-in. In the afternoon, you’ll be free to discover Phnom Penh on your own then have a beer-break on the bank of Mekong RiverOvernight at the hotel in Phnom Penh
DAY 5: PHNOM PENH CITY TOUR ( B, L )
Begin the city tour with visit to the magnificent Royal Palace which still serve as resident to the highly respected Royal family and His Majesty the King Norodom Sihakmony, continue to visit the famous and most sacred Silver Pagoda, and visit the National Museum, the great collection of Khmer arts from pre-Angkorian era to early 1900s. In the afternoon, travel 16km to the outskirt of Phnom Penh to the notorious Killing Fields of Choeung Ek where a memorial stupa stands in front of the mass killing site. Now the site serves as the museum and memorial center for the victims of Pol Pot regime from 1975-1979. Return to the city and if time permits, visit the Russian Market, which made famed for its variety of handicrafts. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 6: PHNOM PENH TO KAMPONG CHAM (B,L ,D )
Distance: 100KM | Level: Easy | Road: flat tarmac, gravel
After tour introduction and safety briefing, we begin our trip with a ride on village road along the Mekong River toward Kampong Cham – the country’s largest province. Once you get used to the bike, we will take the back road out of Phnom Penh with little traffic along the scenic road. We will stop regularly to see the sights along the way including a stop at the silk weaving village where we see villagers sit underneath their house on stilt producing shiny silk scarves called kroma using their traditional wooden loom. Along the way, there are numerous family-size businesses including kantel – the old fashion but the must-have mat weave from river reed. We also make a river crossing using wooden ferry that locals use for their daily river crossing. On arrival to Kampong Cham, we check-in to hotel and relax in this nice colonial town. Overnight in Kampong Cham.
DAY 7: KAMPONG CHAM TO KAMPONG THOM TO TA SENG ( B , L , D )
Distance: 212KM | Level: Easy | Road: flat tarmac, gravel
Today, we continue riding along the Mekong and make a stop at the 1500 years old holy site of the pre-Angkorian Khmer – Wat Hanchey that was built in 6th century AD. We get to the hilltop and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Mekong and the surrounding landscape. On the way, we stop for a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sambor Preikuh – the pre-Angkorian capital dated back between 6th to 9th century. We continue to Ta Seng village where we are going to stay overnight in the village homestay. Overnight in Ta Seng
DAY 8: TA SENG TO SIEM REAP ( B ,L )
Distance: 141KM | Level: Medium | Road: trail, off-road, flat gravel and tarmac
Ta Seng is not a regular village but it was a city a thousand year back. One of the last kings of Angkor built the largest religious complex of the era here in Preah Khan Kampong Svay or the Great Preah Khan. We begin the day by exploring this giant temple complex with its enclosure cover an area of 5 millions square meters..
We then travel on the path of ancient road connect the Great Preah Khan to Angkor a hundred kilometers away. It is hard to imagine that a thousand year ago this ancient highway that served as an important trading route in the kingdom became a small trail only accessible by nothing bigger than a motorcycle. We arrive Siem Reap in the afternoon to relax and enjoy this vibrant city of tourism. Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 9 : SIEM REAP - ANGKOR TEMPLE TOUR (B, L)
Travel by car (Motorbike not allowed by authority)Early morning, visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene. The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. And continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat – one of the world’s most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. Continue exploring the mysterious Royal city of Angkor Thom. The 54-tower temple of Bayon is an awesome sight with hundreds of smiling faces. Then visit to the surroundings of the complex including the Baphuon, Elephant Terraces, Leper King Terrace and Royal Palace. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 10 : SIEM REAP FREE AT LEISURE (B )
No ride,,Today is free at leisure for your own exploration in Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 11 : SIEM REAP DEPARTURE (B )
Free at leisure until check-out and transfer to airport for departure flight. End of the Trip!
- Motorbike(s) (Honda or Yamaha) 250 cc
- Driving gears
- Gasoline on tour
- English speaking guide
- Mechanic (only for the group of 8 passengers)
- Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary (based on double shared rooms), homestay - 10 nights
- Villages permission
- Speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary ( B = breakfast , L = lunch , D = dinner )
- Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
- Fruits & Coffee on tour
- Angkor pass
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