Cycle between Bangkok and Saigon, through Angkor and the Mekong Delta
This journey takes us across three countries with contrasting recent histories and subtly different cultures. From the busy streets of Bangkok we make straight for the rolling limestone hills of Thailand's largest national park, Khao Yai.
Moving into Cambodia we head through shimmering paddy fields to Angkor, the magnificent temple and city complex at the centre of the former Khmer Empire and one of the world's great historic sites. We reach Phnom Penh, where we encounter stark reminders of Cambodia's more recent past.
Arriving in Vietnam, we enter the Mekong Delta, a criss-crossed patchwork of rice paddies and waterways, the so-called 'rice bowl of Vietnam'.
We complete our journey in the vibrant city of Saigon where the frenetic pace contrasts with some of the rural areas we have cycled through.
What the papers say about cycling in Indochina & Angkor Wat...
Kate Hodal writes in The Norwich Evening News about the 500km bike trip she undertook through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam turned out to be the ride of her life. (February 2012).
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Angkor south gate