With our trusted Cambodian cycle guide to show you the way and an experienced temple guide following in a support vehicle, we are able to offer an interesting, exciting and a totally different way to visit Angkor.
We start by visiting the Damnoen Saduak floating market, a canal packed with small boats selling just about everything before taking a long tail boat ride through the network of canals. We begin our bike ride, along country roads, cycling through orchards and temples, finishing at a canalside hotel.
Cycling through rice paddies, orchards, along and over a myriad of small irrigation canals will let you see a unique area of Vietnam. We ride from village to village, boarding a few boats along the way, to give you an up close perspective of Vietnamese life on the river.
There are few biking experiences that compare with cycling beneath towering fig trees among a thousand years of Khmer history at Angkor. Let our trusted Cambodian cycle and temple guides give you an interesting and a totally different way to visit Angkor. The added benefit of being on bicycle is that you will see more than the incredible legacy of the Khmer empire and get to glimpse into rural Cambodian life.
Cycling through pincushion hills, sampling Cuban rum at the distillery, hearing Cuban salsa music float through the streets of Havana, walking across one of Cuba’s famed white sand beaches while gazing out across the crystal blue Caribbean.
Our Biking Southern Laos tour is a sojourn along the Mekong River to the former colonial outpost of Champasak, the serene beauty of Si Phan Don and the rich fertile lands of the coffee growing Bolevan Plateau. From the natural attractions of amazing waterfalls to the rare Irrawaddy dolphins and to the cultural Khmer temples of Wat Phu, this tour explores the quiet back roads of South Laos.
This is the ultimate mountain ride, a cycle-journey through Southeast Asia’s most spectacular mountain range. Starting in Hanoi, take the train to the scenic hill-station of Sapa, a village built by the French in a valley almost exclusively inhabited by tribal Montagnards. Discover the amazing mountain trails around Fansipan, Indochina’s highest peak before riding over a 2km high mountain pass into the land known by the local Hmong people as “beyond the clouds”.
The combination of rugged mountain scenery and the rich, varied cultures still hardly tainted by tourism make this tour a very special experience. Traveling by boat as well as bicycle, we pass through limestone canyons and jungle covered valleys, home to many ethnic tribes.
This tour allows you to meet the local people of Thailand and Laos, and give you a great experience of this varied and fascination part of Asia.
Starting from the beach resort of Sanur we explore the famous Batur Crater, visit the island’s two highest volcanoes and various canyons. Take in breath-taking coastal views along the way as you ride on a variety of surfaces – dirt, volcanic lava, gravel, sand and tarmac — through witness a huge diversity of environments, from volcanic craters to beautifully crafted rice paddies and ending at gorgeous beaches.
A visit to Japan will be filled with contradictions to the senses, so come prepared to experience a rich history that dates back centuries and see the latest modern trends in fashion and electronics; visit beautiful forests, mountains and sea coasts as well as futuristic architecture and transportation; meet polite and candid locals as well as lovers of Hello Kitty and karaoke.
We cycle to and spend two nights in the midst of Malaysia’s largest wildlife reserve, where you are sure to sight monkeys and a teeming birdlife. Next it’s on to a boat to cruise through the mangroves of the Kinabatagan River and hopefully sight proboscis monkeys, found only in Borneo. To see proboscis and orang utans up close we’ll go to two different sanctuaries before we switch tracks and cycle off road following part of the Sandakan Death March route.
The quiet back roads of this tear-drop shaped island make it ideal for cycling. We start along the west coast catching glimpses of the sails of the local fishing boats, before we cycle inland through a multitude of Buddhist and Hindu monuments.
Challenging inclines and scintillating descents make our trail, which winds through Sapa’s grooved hillsides, up Vietnam’s highest mountain pass and through enchanting tribe villages. Cycle into the picturesque Na River gorge, through the surrounding hills and valleys to Dien Bien Phu, the historic site of the Viet Minh’s decisive victory over the French.
Bike into Laos to witness agrarian local life and untamed topography as we overnight at riverside guest houses. We’ll finish our bicycle trip in atmospheric Luang Prabang.
On this 14-day journey we explore central Burma, traveling from the Irrawaddy River plain up to the Shan Plateau and all along we will be greeted by warm, friendly people few tourists get to meet. From the heights of Mt. Popa we cycle down to the ancient city of Bagan and cycle amongst the temples dominating a river valley that once formed the centre of a great and deeply religious empire.
Our journey takes us through the highlights of Cambodia’s cultural heritage as well as its landscape. From the foothills of the Cardamon mountains we ride into rural Cambodia, discover the colonial outpost of Battambang, journey by boat across the Tonle Sap and ride through the world renowned temples of Angkor. From there we explore the charms of Phnom Penh, before riding back south to the former French resort town of Kep and having a day to relax on the beach in Sihanoukville before a final day of cycling to Kirirom National Park.
Discover the Yunnan historical cities of Lijiang and Dali by bike. The spectacular landscapes that surround these cities are in a class of their own. The old towns found inside the cities, like the Ancient Dayan Town in Lijiang and the Dali Old City, will take you back in time.
On this tour we explore the northern section of the Ho Chi Minh trail, which was previously inaccessible, from Ngoc Lac to the Hai Van Pass in Danang. This wide, smooth undulating highway is a bikers dream as there is little traffic on the road. And it conveniently will take us through farms, orchards, tribal villages and offers us easy access to some of the country’s top attractions — one of Vietnam’s most spectacular caves, the ancient royal seat of Hue, the picturesque trading port of Hoi An and South China Sea beaches.
This exhilarating trip through the high altitude mountain desert of Ladakh takes you over passes, into remote valleys, alongside glacier–fed rivers and through Tibetan villages. Be among the first to bicycle a new road over Warila pass and cycle through the beautiful Sakti and Nubra valleys. This tour ends on the highest note possible, a cycle up (and of course down) one of the highest motorable roads in the world.
This epic mountain biking adventure across ‘the Roof of the World’ covers a distance over 1,100km from the Tibetan capital Lhasa to Kathmandu in the heart of Nepal, crossing six high passes over 5,000m.
To make this trip even more adventurous, we have incorporated a four-day round trip away from the main Lhasa – Kathmandu road, to visit Rongbuk Monastery and the north base camp of Mt. Everest.
Our annual adventure, The Great Alaska Highway Ride, presents the best of this famed highway (formerly known as the Al-Can). We’ll be starting at Milepost 0 in Dawson Creek, British Columbia and finishing almost 1400 miles later at Milepost 1422 in Delta Junction, Alaska.