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Cycle Indochina & Angkor

Cycle through 3 countries from Thailand to Vietnam



At a glance

* 10 nights comfortable hotels, 2 nights standard hotels, 1 night standard
guesthouse to experience some ‘Mekong Delta’ hospitality, all with en
suite facilities
* 9 days cycling with 95% vehicle support
* Good tarmac in Thailand and Cambodia, with some easy dirt roads in Vietnam
* Traffic levels higher near the larger towns, so you should be comfortable
riding occasionally in traffic

Cycle through 3 countries from Thailand to Vietnam

This journey takes us through three countries with divergent histories and
subtly different cultures. From the bustling streets of Bangkok, to the
serene tranquillity of the shimmering paddy fields, to the magnificence of
Angkor’s temples, we see a little piece of everything these amazing
countries have to offer. In Vietnam we enter the Mekong Delta, a spectacular
patchwork of rice paddies and waterways. Our journey ends in Saigon where the
frenetic pace and vibrant street life contrasts starkly with the rural areas
we have cycled through, and will leave a lasting impression.

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What’s included

* All breakfasts, 1 dinner
* All accommodation 
* All transport and listed activities
* Tour leader throughout
* Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
* Arrival & departure transfers
* Local bike hire

Food:
All breakfasts and 1 dinner are included.

The food on this trip is a real highlight for many. Southeast Asian cuisine
is known for its abundance of freshly prepared dishes with strong aromatic
flavours. There is a focus on herbs and citrus to ensure each dish packs a
punch; chilli does feature highly too but is easily avoided if desired.
Typically most dishes will come with rice and many are often served in a
banana leaf with a variety of dips and herbs served separately. The three
countries visited ensure a different culinary experience every time you cross
the border; ensure you try the freshly made Pad Thai noodles from the street
stalls of Bangkok, the fish amok curry in Cambodia for a creamy coconut-based
fragrant curry and the Banh Xeo (huge sizzling pancakes) found in Vietnam
cannot be missed!
Western food is readily available almost everywhere. Vegetarians are well
catered for but please inform us before departure of any special dietary
requests. Please note that the availability of certain specialized products
for restricted diets, e.g. gluten-free or dairy-free, is minimal or
non-existent and we strongly recommend you bring these specialised dietary
items from home. You may find it beneficial to bring some ‘cycling snacks’
with you from home if you have high energy bars or gels that you like to use
during a ride. For those who wish to contribute a kitty is normally arranged
(see extra expenses) – fresh fruit, nuts, biscuits and local snacks are all
provided from the snack kitty along with soft drinks and electrolyte powders.

Start destination:

End destination:

Cycling profile

Day 1

There will be a group meeting and briefing in the evening followed by an
optional group dinner for those that would like to join. Your main luggage
will be transported ahead of you to the start point early in the morning so
please bring this with you to the meeting; just hang on to what you need for
the night/morning – you will be with your luggage again mid-morning tomorrow.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 2

Early morning transfer to Nakorn Nayok National Park., the start point of our
cycling. Our route today is approx 60kms but we suggest you don’t attempt to
cycle the full distance unless you are well acclimatized to the heat. The
support vehicle follows us throughout the day so you can cycle as much or as
little as you like. Our route follows minor roads and byways and we pause at
Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam for our rest stop where we have the option for a
quick swim. We will pass through small villages and past monasteries and
paddy fields. Continuing the ride along country backroads we arrive at our
hotel in the late afternoon with time to relax before sampling some of the
local dishes. Cycle approx. 60km.
*Standard Hotel*

*2018 departures – Ayuttaya *

For all 2018 trips we will instead be starting cycling in Ayuttaya as per the
below description:

An early start this morning as we venture out of Bangkok to the ancient town
of Ayuttaya. Our two hour transfer takes us into the heart of this
fascinating site and we start cycling by the huge reclining Buddha. Much of
the old town was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th Century and we will
cycle through the remaining shrine towers and enormous temples to appreciate
the past magnificence. We will finish today’s warm-up ride at Aranyik
village, famed for traditional knife making, and will pause to learn a little
about this age old tradition that has been passed through generations. Cycle
 approx. 46km.

Day 3

Today we follow minor roads through rural Thai landscapes including rubber
and eucalyptus plantations as well as tapioca and rice fields. There are a
few easy rolling hills but the route is mostly flat.The ride ends when we
join a busier road before driving the final short distance to the town of Sa
Keaw by bus. Cycle approx. 90km.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 4

Leaving our hotel early in the morning we ride towards Tha Krabak where we
can stop by a reservoir for a swim and a view of the untouched jungle on the
other side. We will break for lunch before carrying on cycling on quiet but
well-maintained scenic roads on the way to Aranyaprathet, 10km from the
Cambodian border. Cycle approx. 85km.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 5

After breakfast we drive to the busy border and complete customs formalities
as we cross into Cambodia at Poipet. We then drive to Siem Reap. Due to years
of civil war the country is poorer and less developed than its neighbours.
Apart from growth in the capital and around Siem Reap, the way of life in the
countryside is still very much the same as it has been for centuries. This
afternoon’s ride from Siem Reap takes us past Wat Athvea, a modern temple in
the grounds of the ruins of an Angkorian temple, and ends at a market and
picnic area outside of Siem Reap. Cycle approx. 20km.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 6

Today we may choose to have an early start to avoid the inevitable crowds
drawn to the wonders of Angkor. The various temples are spread over a wide
area and are linked by shady avenues; meandering our way between them by bike
gives us a unique perspective. Our cycle tour will include the jungle-covered
Ta Prohm, with the amazing roots of the Fromagier trees clinging to the
ancient stones, Angkor Thom with the famous Bayon temple of 37 towers
(originally there were 49) topped with the four faces of the king, and of
course the incredible Angkor Wat, with its huge moat, long causeway and
massive towers – it is the largest temple complex in Asia. Cycle approx.
25-30km.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 7

Today we cycle outside the main Angkor complex to the outlying temple of
Banteay Srei, 35km from Siem Reap town. Our route takes us past paddy fields,
and through pretty villages. Banteay Srei was built in the 10th Century and
contains some of the finest examples of Khmer sculpture. Although much
smaller than the later temples, here all of the buildings are covered in
exquisite carvings. In the afternoon as we cycle back to Siem Reap we can
stop and visit a few of the less visited Angkor temples. Siem Reap town is
pleasant to wander around; the market has plenty of interest and excellent
shopping and there is a vibrant nightlife scene. This afternoon there should
also be time to visit the Tonle Sap Lake, which is a branch of the Mekong
River. This optional trip includes a boat ride to see the floating fishing
villages. Anyone wanting to do this visit may need to miss part or all of the
ride back to Siem Reap, depending on timings. Cycle approx. 70 km. if riding
the full distance to and from Banteay Srei.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 8

Today we take a bus journey of approx. 7 hours along National Road 6 to Phnom
Penh. We will have a couple of stops, one in the town Skuon, which is known
for its local delicacy of fried spiders. The road is currently undergoing
some resurfacing so some sections will be a bit of a bumpy ride! We should
arrive in Phnom Penh for late afternoon, the perfect time for a sundowner on
the Mekong.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 9

The fortunes of Phnom Penh have shifted dramatically during its history and
the terrible years of the Khmer Rouge and subsequent civil war through 1970s
and 1980s have scarred the country. During our stay we visit two sites which
give us a vivid impression of some of the horrors. There is the Genocide
Museum, which is the former Khmer Rouge prison known as S-21 or Tuol Sleng,
in the centre of the city. 15 km. of out of town is the area known as the
‘Killing Fields,’ a mass grave and execution site for the former inmates of
S-21. While visiting Tuol Sleng and the Killing Fields may not appeal to
everyone, we feel they give us an important understanding of what the country
and its people had to endure just a few decades ago.
On a more positive note, the city is very much on the rise again and is a
fascinating place with fine examples of French colonial architecture. We tour
the Royal Palace with its Silver Pagoda. There is also excellent shopping at
the ‘Russian’ market, and the lively Mekong waterfront area, where our hotel
is located.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 10

This morning we transfer south out of Phnom Penh to the town of Takeo. Here
the road becomes quieter and we mount our bikes for the 50km ride to the
Phnom Den / Tinh Bien border. Once border formalities have been completed we
meet our Vietnamese leader and cycle approximately 30km to Chau Doc. Cycle
approx. 80km.
*Standard Hotel*

Day 11

A morning transfer by road to Long Xuyen where we take a public ferry across
the river. From here we ride along a lovely quiet backroad, lined with small
villages and dwellings, towards Vinh Long. Leaving the bikes on the mainland,
we take another boat (20 mins) to reach our homestay on an island in the
Mekong Delta, known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam. After settling in we can
explore the area on foot. The rivers and canals of the Mekong Delta form an
amazing network of waterways. The area is famous for its abundant rice
production but in many areas farmers are now moving to more profitable
fish-farming and fruit and vegetable growing. The evening is tranquil as we
have dinner at the homestay and enjoy some ‘Delta’ hospitality. We spend the
night sleeping at a simple guesthouse built in the style of a local house.
Bedding, a mosquito net and a small towel are provided. Cycle approx. 50km.
*Homestay*

Day 12

We leave by boat, stopping en route for a look at the Cai Be floating market.
Here large boats moor up in the Mekong River, weighed down with fruit and
vegetable produce. Local traders and shop owners buy in bulk in this strictly
‘wholesale’ market. A little further on we make a short stop to see cottage
industries producing such items as popped rice, popcorn and other homemade
products. We start our ride towards Cai Lay where we take a scenic route
through fruit orchards and along the Mekong riverbank. Back on the bus in My
Tho, we drive on to the heat, hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, still
usually known as Saigon. This is an exciting and absorbing city where
scooters pack the streets and temples stand defiantly alongside modern
developments. Devastated by the Vietnam War, it is now a free market city
where anything goes. Our hotel is in the heart of this incredible city. Cycle
approx. 35km.
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 13

The whole day is free to explore Saigon, do some shopping and to relax. There
are a number of interesting things to see – the Saigon River, Ben Thanh
Market, Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral are all within easy
walking distance. Alternatively a short cyclo (cycle taxi) ride will take you
to the War Remnants Museum with an interesting (if a little gruesome)
photographic record of the Vietnam/American War. For those that are
interested your leader can arrange an optional visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels,
located 2 hours outside the city. Used by the Viet Cong during the war the
network covers 3 levels and approximately 240km of tunnels. Originally these
were very narrow but some areas have been widened to allow tourists to
explore the system. Claustrophobes may prefer to stay outside in the
sunshine!
*Comfortable Hotel*

Day 14

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Customer Feedback

Amazing cycling holiday as an introduction to South East Asia

Summary:
My first holiday in South East Asia and my first cycling holiday! I
absolutely loved every moment. It won’t be my last cycling trip: seeing
beautiful countryside, meeting locals, eating delicious food, great
accommodation ranging from hotels to homestay, lovely cycling group and great
memories that will stay with me!

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
I wouldn’t say inspirational but it’s something that has stuck with me, and
is very humbling: learning and understanding the culture and histories each
of these three countries has lived through.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Chaiya: what an amazingly professional and knowledgable guide! Greeted every
morning with his smile and great sense of humour!
The trip wouldn’t have run so smoothly had it not been for him. From the
cycling to lunch breaks, to organised visits. Got to see, taste and do so
much thanks to Chai.

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
As always I over packed, but make sure you have really (really) good padded
cycling shorts, breathable cycling tops, and just go for it.
Book this trip!!
Make the most of it and enjoy!

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
This will not be my last cycling trip with Exodus!! I’ve had a fantastic life
experience that has got me hooked onto cycling even more!

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Cycling South East Asia

Summary:
Cycling South East Asia . We cycled from Bangkok to Saigon – crossed borders
, through jungles , stayed in accommodation varying from hotels to homestay –
all seamlessly organised by our group leader Chiaya .

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
It’s difficult to explain the insight we got into the history , religion
,countryside and cuisine in such a short time but it was very powerful and
will stay with me.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Chiaya , our group leader was the most professional group leader I have ever
encountered . He anticipated every problem and diffused any tension with
great intelligence , charm and kindness . His knowledge of the history and
religions of the countries is comprehensive , but it is his unfailing good
humour and positivity that will remain with me and my husband and I’m sure
all the group .

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Perfect introduction to a cycling trip.

Summary:
Absolutely the best thing we have ever done. Loved every second of this trip.

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
Meeting the group we travelled with, the group leader Chai and all the
support team. The scenery was fantastic, as was the cycling. The organisation
of the whole trip was faultless and smooth, from check in to the hotels to
the bikes up and ready to go each day. The snacks along the way were
wonderful (especially in Thailand).

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Absolutely fantastic, knowledgeable, helpful with a great sense of humour.
Chai made the trip what it was….amazing.

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
Do it…you will love it. Pack light and spend more money on some decent
cycling shorts.

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
This was our first cycle holiday and it won’t be our last….we have the bug
now and will certainly be looking for our next one.

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Cycling Indochina

Summary:
Fascinating cycle across three countries. All of them different. Very thought
provoking. Showed how privileged we are to live in Western European
democracies with checks and balances on the despotic use of power. Also
showed the importance of free education and health services in Europe. One
informed local told us “you get sick, you go to hospital, you can’t pay, you
die in the corridor!”

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
The whole trip was very good. Possibly the most noteworthy moments were not
so much inspirational as sobering. Visits to the killing fields and detention
centre left most of us musing on man’s inhumanity to man.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Brilliant. Helpful, well-informed, very sociable. Managed the logistics of
crossing three countries and having to change bikes and guides at every
frontier very well. Also a great guitar player.

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
Be prepared for the heat and humidity, high-fiving children in rural areas
and a very educational experience.

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
The support on the road was excellent. The picnics set up for each rest stop
were an inspiration to keep going. Fresh lime drink is something to look
forward to at every break in Vietnam.

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IndoChina cycle ride

Summary:
A fantastic experience and we really enjoyed every moment. The organisation
and back up were exceptional and all the people who supported us were first
class in every aspect.

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
Seeing the people in particular the children smiling and being so welcoming
along the whole route.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
The leader was always taking our safety and well being as the number one
priority.
He also made it a totally enjoyable and fun holiday. The group dynamics
worked so well because the leader included everybody in all aspects and
ensured everyone enjoyed their time. He always explained what was happening
so nobody was left unsure as to what was happening. Above all Chai was the
nicest guy you could ever meet.

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
The only advice I could give is you can travel light as you don’t need lots
of clothes etc.

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
The entire holiday was excellent value for money!

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Fantastic Trip

Summary:
This was the first time I have travelled with Exodus and I was very
impressed. I have travelled with other small-group adventure companies in
the past, but I have to say for smooth, efficient organization, quality of
hotels, and quality of tour leader, Exodus is probably the best. I was also
very impressed with the quality of the bikes that were provided.

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
Cycling around the Angkor Wat site was magical.

Cycling along the back roads of the Mekong Delta and being greeted by a
chorus of hellos and frenzied waving from small children was definitely one
of the highlights of the trip.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Chai was wonderful. He was very organized and kept us informed at all times.
He was also patient, kind, encouraging, and thoroughly likeable.

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
Bring gel seats or better still, your own bicycle seat that is good for long
distances. The bikes are excellent, but the seats are uncomfortable for long
distances.

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
This was my first time with Exodus and also my first cycling tour. I am
definitely looking into another cycling tour with Exodus. I loved this trip.

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Superb entry into cycling abroad

Summary:
The was to be my first cycling holiday abroad and I didn’t know what to
expect. The organisation of the trip, the bike teams who provided superb
snacks at every stop, the excellent bikes, the superb leader, the amazing
views.. they all helped make it an enjoyable experience.

Several members of the group didn’t really cycle much at all but we all
managed it, with the more experienced cyclists offering help and advice as
needed.

Rating: 4

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
I personally loved cycling in Vietnam. We were out in the villages more and
every kid and some of the parents would say hello. The kids would even line
up to get “moving hand slaps”. It was all great fun and we felt incredibly
welcome.

The Angkor wat temple complex was amazing too and cycling around it was a
great way to see it.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Is was one of the best tour leaders I’ve every had on a group trip. All of
the bike teams in the three countries were superb too.

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
First off, do not take Stirling currency. Take usd instead. In terms of
fitness preparation, I’d recommend at least doing 4-6 spin classes but
ideally do some cycling too to get your butt used to the miles! I’d also
recommend cycling shorts – which are acceptable to wear – and a gel saddle.
You’ll also need a pair of “temple shorts” which are below the knee to put
over the top and shoulders will need to be able to be covered for temples
too. If you have very fair skin like me, get used to be adding suncream very
regularly. Alternatively, take long sleeved tops or separate “cycling
sleeves”.

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
Everyone except serious cyclists will wonder if they can manage this. You
can! Just do some prep back in the uk and you’ll manage.. and love it!

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Philippa

Summary:
A great trip through 3 very different countries.

Rating: 4

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
Cycling on sandy tracks through the jungle alongside the walls of the ancient
temples around Angkor away with monkeys watching our every move. A real mix
of straight roads, paddy fields, jungles, history and cities.

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Nice guy

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
Take less than you think you need – it’s easy to get washing done.

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Cycling Indochina

Summary:
Fantastic trip, see so much of 3 different countries

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
Difficult question as see so many fantastic things! But loved the Mekong
delta, the home stay and cycling through the little villages in Vietnam

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
Nut was brilliant and very supportive

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
Take your own saddle or saddle cover and chamois cream is a must

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
I was worried about the distances you have to cycle in the heat. But no need
to have, as the support vehicle with you most of the trip. So if you feel hot
or tired you can pop in for a rest and miss a section out. The team don’t
mind at all and pop your bike into the truck

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Alternative Christmas

Summary:
Thailand to Vietnam via Cambodia on bikes over the festive period

Rating: 5

Question:
What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

Answer:
Visiting the spider market

Question:
What did you think of your group leader?

Answer:
He showed what our younger generation are capable of

Question:
Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

Answer:
Don’t ride to fast and enjoy your surroundings

Question:
Is there anything else you would like to add?

Answer:
This trip is for everyone with a average fitness ability as if at any stage
you need a break the support vehicle is on hand

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Activity Levels


Activity Levels range from Leisurely to Tough, the grading takes into account the daily cycling distances and terrain, as well as any technical riding skill required. We also consider the number of cycling days as there can be a cumulative affect from tiredness on a longer trip and the type of accommodation used, as this can also influence your day to day recovery.

If you are in any doubt, please give us a call on +353-1-607 9900 or email us.


Activity level 1 - Leisurely Activity level 1: Leisurely

If you can ride a bike and enjoy gentle exercise, these are an ideal introduction to a cycling holiday. No routes are entirely flat, so expect some short climbs and descents. Maximum daily height gain is approximately 250 metres and daily distances rarely exceed 50kms (32 miles), any longer days are often optional.


Activity level 3 - Moderate Activity level 3: Moderate

Most people who enjoy a weekend riding at home will enjoy a Moderate trip. You need to be in good health and reasonably fit. Ideal for occasional cyclists, or as a more relaxed trip for fitter riders. Moderate off-road trips require no previous experience. Distances rarely exceed 70kms (43 miles) per day.


Activity level 5 - Challenging Activity level 5: Challenging

For any ride at this level, fitness is important. Challenging trips require confidence in your ability and physical condition. They are equivalent to an extended period of cycling at home. Previous mountain biking experience is essential for Challenging off road trips as they will involve some technical riding.


Activity level 7 - Tough Activity level 7: Tough

Previous experience of the cycling style or surface is a must as these routes have long cycling days and tougher terrain on both road and off road trips. You need complete confidence in your fitness and technical ability to cope with difficult or steep terrain, rough surfaces and longer distances. Ideal for those seeking a challenge!


Split grades

In order to provide more accuracy, where a trip falls between two grades we use an intermediate or ‘split’ grade, for example 2: Leisurely/Moderate.


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