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Vietnam & Cambodia Bike Tour

Mystical Angkor Wat, Ancient Citadels & Lantern-Lit Villages

Couples, Friends & Solos

8 days 7 nights

Activity Level: 1-3

Premiere Hotels

From: $6,499 - $7,099 pp dbl occ

Plus $500 - $550 internal air

($2,100 for sgl occ)

What drives you to ride in Vietnam and Cambodia? Is it the anticipation of what's around the corner? The thrill of a place you've never been? Maybe it's the satisfaction of discovering a centuries-old path. The fun of passing rice paddies in a blur of speed. Or touching Angkor's ethereal ruins. Everything that's exhilarating about biking makes this trip an adventure.

Vietnam & Cambodia Bike Tour map
Vietnam & Cambodia Bike Tour map

Vietnam & Cambodia

Start Hanoi, Vietnam / End Siem Reap, Cambodia

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Journey by air to Hué, once the capital of imperial Vietnam, and discover an important Vietnam War site
  • Cycle over Ocean Cloud Pass to Danang and explore beautifully preserved Hoi An, one of Vietnam's oldest towns
  • Partake in a traditional water blessing, a solemn ritual that locals practice to bring good luck
  • Behold a sunrise ride to the dramatic Angkor Wat ruins—a memorable experience and unforgettable sight!


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
8 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

With its tree-lined boulevards, lush and verdant parks and French colonial architecture, Hanoi is called the Paris of the Orient | Discover the Old Quarter's winding streets and savor renowned Vietnamese fusion delights | Walk along narrow alleyways and get a true glimpse into everyday life in Hanoi. 

Exterior of the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
| Premiere Hotel

This five-star historic landmark is a French colonial gem set in the heart of old Hanoi. Condé Nast Traveler Gold List. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Days 2-3

Fly to the World Heritage site of Hué, Vietnam's ancient capital | Relics of past empires line your ride through rural villages | Share the road with food carts, water buffalo, locals scootering to work and kids biking to school | Get to know the historic monuments of Hué, including the Royal Citadel, site of intense conflict during the Vietnam War ​| Feel like an emperor as you ride a dragon boat down the Perfume River | Taste the small plates of Hué​ cuisine and enjoy traditional music.

Exterior Azerai La Residence Hue
Azerai La Résidence Hué
| Premiere Hotel

A blend of Asian and colonial charm, this boutique hotel is housed in the former governor's mansion on the bank of the Perfume River. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Days 4-5

Bike over Ocean Cloud Pass en route to Danang, a seaside city known for its sandy beaches and colonial past | Enchanting and well-preserved Hoi An, Vietnam's most beloved ancient town, is a delight to explore | Savor some of Asia's freshest and tastiest cuisine | Cycle past vibrant green rice paddies on peaceful roads.

Exterior view of Four Seasons Nam Hai
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai
Hoi An
| Premiere Hotel

This luxury all-villa resort is set on pristine China Beach, near the picturesque port town of Hoi An. (pool, spa)

Days 6-8

Reach Cambodia by flight, then ride through the stunning Angkor ruins, a World Heritage site and former metropolis built to glorify Khmer kings | Visit iconic temples such as richly decorated Bayon and mystical Ta Prohm | Ride winding jungle paths through tall grass, past ox carts, stilt homes, and ponds teeming with kids swimming or fishing | Cycle through quiet rural villages | Take an early morning bike ride and wander around Angkor Wat on foot.

Exterior view of the Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor
Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor
Siem Reap
| Premiere Hotel

Described by Andrew Harper as a "stylish and beautifully restored landmark resort-hotel surrounded by a 15-acre park, less than five miles from Angkor Wat." (pool, spa)

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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Activity Level: 1-3

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Cyclo Tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter (45 minutes)
Trúc Bach Walk (1.5 miles)
Day 2
Level 3 | 30 miles | 0 ft. gain
Flight to Hué, Vietnam
Day 3
Level 2 | 19 miles | 500 ft. gain
Level 4 | 36 miles | 500 ft. gain
Khai Dinh Mausoleum Guided Walk (30 minutes)
Day 4
Level 2 | 21 miles* | 100 ft. gain
Level 3 | 29 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 4 | 35 miles | 2500 ft. gain
Day 5
Level 2 | 28 miles* | 100 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 2 | 15 miles* | 0 ft. gain
Cooking Class (1 hour)
Flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia
Day 7
Level 2 | 22 miles* | 0 ft. gain
Level 3 | 29 miles | 0 ft. gain
Ta Prohm Temple Guided Walk (30 minutes)
Day 8
Level 1 | 13 miles | 0 ft. gain
Angkor Wat Guided Walk (1.5 hours)

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Biking in an Emerging World

Your journey through Vietnam and Cambodia will probably be unlike any other travel experience. The people you'll meet and places you'll visit will likely stay with you for a very long time. As wonderfully fulfilling as travel is in this region, it's not always easy. These are developing countries and even something as simple as crossing the road can be a challenge.

Our itineraries and Trip Leaders remove as many obstacles and inconveniences as possible, making your next extraordinary encounter always within reach. Of course, we can't remove haze and noise from the air, or replace a poorly maintained road. But if you can be flexible and approach the region with an open mind, you'll enjoy your trip to the fullest!

Due to the varied road conditions on our routes, we have specially fitted our bikes in Vietnam and Cambodia to maximize your comfort and control. In Vietnam, you'll have the choice of Backroads bicycles with upright or drop handlebars. In Cambodia, all Backroads bikes come with upright handlebars, as the terrain includes some rough roads with dirt and sand sections. Upright handlebars are safer and more comfortable over these mixed-surface roads.

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