TOUR CODE: TMR15002
The Mekong River is one of the world’s great river systems, flowing 4,909 km through six countries: China, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Viet Nam. The Mekong River passes Cambodia about 480 km from the border with Lao PDR in the North and Viet Nam in the South, and it has an average width of about 1.5 km in the territory of Cambodia. It crosses Stung Treng and Kratie Provinces in the upper part of the country, Kampong Cham Province and Phnom Penh Municipality, and flows down towards Kandal Province to the South China Sea.
Getting peaceful life and beautiful landscape with Phnom Penh Bicycle on Mekong River in Cambodia, we offer the huge of experience about insight of the life of local people in Mekong Island, having boat trip, Mekong dolphin watching and looking poor growth at the river by bicycle.
Phnom Penh Bicycle used Cannondale & GT for operating their biking tours
Tour at a Glance
|Tour Cost||$816.00/person||Bike Hire & Helmet||included|
|Total Cycling Distance||230 km||Tour Grade||3 out of 4|
|Number of Day||5 Days/ 4 Nights||Departure||5:30am|
|Start/End||Your Hotel in Phnom Penh||Country of Visit||Cambodia|
|Group Size||Min 2 – Max 12||Minimum Age||15 Years Old|
Day 1: Mekong Island Sunrise and Sunset Discovery
Summary day 1: Total cycling distance 75km, 3 or 4 ferries crossing, 1 sand beach view, 1 Bamboo bridge crossing, and adventures experience at countryside and back road at Mekong Islands.
At 5:30 am our bike tour guide would pick up you from your hotel in Phnom Penh then we will transfer to Preab Leab ferry as your fist ferry crossing of the Mekong River and your tours staring point. Early morning is the best fresh air and excellent temperature, biking on Mekong island and explore silk island between the sunrise are the perfect trips and experience in Mekong Island as well as with the local people who bring their products such as lemon grass, eggplants, corn, live chickens, gingers, banana, mango, and other silk products by motorbike, bicycle, cow cart, horse cart to the ferry for selling in the Phnom Penh city.
After you ride about 15km, then you will enjoy a breakfast is organized by local restaurant at the island. Then you will have a short cycling in Silk Island before your second ferry to another island and Mekong Villages about 40km more from your second ferry then getting a lunch.
Biking on Mekong Island is the best experience and so amazing with a peaceful and beautiful landscape, warming welcome from the kids, getting smile and looking from villagers, and explore paddy field, natural lakes, vegetable farms, fruit farm and small business were created by local people and adventures experience on the back road. After that, we would invite all of our passengers getting on our vehicle and transfer 40km more before the third ferry that crossing to the small island. You will required to ride about 20km more in the small island before check in hotel at 7 Makara Hotel in Kampong Cham Town. At a small island is very Green Island that cover by fruit, vegetable and tobacco farm. Especially, you able to visit Koh Pen’s Sand Beach and across Bamboo Bridge as the traditional bridge of Kampong Cham people who were built regular during the dry season.
After check in hotel, we offer 30 minutes for our guest relax and prepare something before the dinner time and night view of the Kampong Cham town until 8:00pm. Then back to the hotel and say a good night.
Day 2: Life on Mekong River
Summary day 2: Total cycling distance 75km, 2 ferries crossing, explore 4 islands, 2 sand beach views and living experience in the Mekong Island (Koh Trung).
After your breakfast at the hotel, then we will start a second day tours from Kampong Cham Town to Kratie province at 7:00 am. Then you will have a long ride along the Mekong Island about 35km before crossing a first ferry then need to ride 15km more before you lunch time. After lunch time we will crossing one more ferry and then biking more about 25km in the island as we call Koh Trung Island that staying one night more in front of the Kratie Town.
The life is changing with these second day tours at the Mekong Islands, you will got more experience about biking on the island and connected between the island to islands who are covering by green views, huge tobacco farms, orange farm, fruit and vegetable farms, cows, and the life of people in the island as well as their small business for improve their living conditions and changing their life condition.
Day 3: Boat Trip Tours and Rest Day
Because of you spend 2 days long ride, therefore, on the third day tours we would like to invite all our guests getting on the car and travel from Krotie province to Stung Treng province. You will relax on our car about 4 hours before we arrived the central province of Stung Treng and then getting lunch.
After lunch, we continue to Preah Romkel waterfall. You will explore a huge forest and triangle border between Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos. Then you will check in the home stay in the community base eco-tourism was built by local environmental NGOs and enjoy a dinner at there.
Day 4: Head of Mekong River Adventures and Mekong Dolphin watching
Get up early morning is the best time to see the sunrise and get a fresh air from natural lake. After your breakfast you will get a boat tours to the Mekong Dolphin Conservation Site and local guide would introduce some history about the Dolphin and their history related with human. Mostly, he will share to you about the culture and the authentic of local people life in his area as well as how they can growth because it a local area.
It was depending on temperature, you can take a look so many Mekong Dolphin in the rivers or can see a little bit. After that, our local guide would arrange some food for your lunch. After lunch, you will back to community then get on our vehicle to visit the head of Mekong River Waterfall in Cambodia. You will enjoy at the waterfall until the sunset then back to community for a dinner.
Day 5: Departure or Return day
After breakfast in community base eco-tourism, we will prepare something then back to Phnom Penh city. During the back time, you will get one time for ferry crossing and land sightseeing tours as well as you can enjoy the local street foods and see a long forestry.
We expect the time of arrival in Phnom Penh city about 4 pm and we will drop off you in your hotel as the finished of our tours.
Many thanks for your tours time with us, and have a nice trips for your next destination.