Cycle to Angkor Wat

  Date:   18th October 2018 - 9:00am

  Location:   Vietnam to Cambodia

Cycle to Angkor Wat

The Vietnam to Cambodia Cycle is the perfect challenge for any adventurer. Come cycle with us and join #TeamVariety for a trip of a lifetime...

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From the bustling Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh City to the serene temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the route has its fair share of charm.

This enchanting cycle explores the cities, royal palaces, dazzling green paddy fields and temples of the Mekong Delta before finishing at Angkor Wat. Pedal your way across two magical countries, taking in the wealth of experiences each has to offer.

Now’s your chance to experience this for yourself, and all for a great cause! So what are you waiting for? Sign up now and join us for the challenge that will stay with you forever!

Registration for this fantastic event is now open. From the moment that you sign up, we are with you every step of the way. What’s included:

  • Flights and all internal travel
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during cycling days
  • Water
  • Local guides
  • Tour Leader and UK Doctor
  • Bicycle hire
  • A dedicated Variety contact who will support you on a one to one level all the way
  • A tailored fundraising pack with lots of tips, cycling advice and sponsorship forms
  • Regular e-newsletters
  • A high quality, Variety top to help you stand out

Cycle to Angkor Wat

We’ll also make sure you have a good time too!

  • 18th - 28th October 2018
  • Registration Fee: £399
  • Sponsorship level: £3,250

Cycle to Angkor Wat

Full Itinerary:

DAY 1: Depart London for Ho Chi Minh City
Depart London for Ho Chi Minh City

DAY 2: Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival we’ll quickly get a feel for the hustle and bustle of this fascinating city as we transfer to our hotel where we’ll have full trip briefing.

DAY 3: Ho Chi Minh - Tra Vinh
We transfer out of Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong Delta, and catch a ferry across the Tien Giang River where our challenger begins! We cycle along the sugar cane and banana plantations of the Delta before arriving at our first nights stop. Approx 62km.

DAY 4: Tra Vinh - Can Tho
Our first full day of cycling will take us deep into local life, crossing wooden bridges and traversing estuaries. This afternoon we take quiet backroads through villages, offering a glimpse into the lives of the local people. Approx 80km.

DAY 5: Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc
Our last day of stunning cycling in Vietnam and this morning we’ll visit the famous floating market of Cai Rang before mounting our bikes and following the river, busy with trade. Approx 95km.

DAY 6: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Koh Dach
We start today catching a speed boat up the river to Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital city. After a relaxing lunch at a traditional Khmer restaurant we’ll have the chance for a cycle on Koh Dach Island. Approx 20km

DAY 7: Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom
Our route today leads us through the lush landscape of the area which is littered with old Royal Palaces and rubber plantations; today gives us a great comparison between Vietnam and Cambodia. Approx 70km.

DAY 8: Kampong Thom - Siem Reap - Angkor Wat
Our last day of cycling! We make our way towards Siem Reap and the grand Angkor Wat. After watching the sun set over the beautiful monument we park our bikes for the final time and prepare for the evenings celebrations!

DAY 9: Siem Reap and Angkor Wat
Today is your free day to explore the beautiful and engulfing Angkor Wat., the national symbol of Cambodia! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the largest religious monuments in the world. Spanning 203 acres it encapsulates a complicated pattern of temples, three triangular main sections and a moat

DAY 10: Siem Reap - London
This morning we bid farewell to Cambodia and our adventures along the Mekong Delta and head to the airport for our flight home.

DAY 11:
Arrive in London

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How to apply:

To apply for a place, please fill out the form below or alternatively, please contact:

Richa Gautam, Challenge and Community Events Executive:

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