The trip can be started in Phnom Penh or Siem Reap, where the mountain bikes have been prepared. Our cycling guide will brief on the tour. Getting around and out of Phnom Penh is a busy traffic. You ride approximately 320 km mostly on tarmac roads on most of the days except from Banteay Srei to Kbal Spean which is about 15km on the dirt road. Apart from Angkor complex, the other main interest are Kbal Spean known as the river of thousand lingas and Beng Mealea and Kompong Phluk.

Highlights:

+ Explore this bustling capital city by bike

+ Visit include the National Museum of Khmer Arts, the Royal Palace with the Silver Pagoda, the infamous Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, and the Killing Fields

+ Explore the countryside near Siem Reap on a cycling tour.

+ Walk up the hill see the river of a thousand lingas

+ Cycle to Beng Mealea, passing Chao Srei Vibol and Banteay Oumpel on the way

+ Overnight in village camping in tents

GROUP SIZE AND PRICE PER PERSON

Group size
Valid from 1 Nov 2018 – 30 April 2019
Price per person in USD in party of
2
3-5
6-9
10-14
15-19
20+
Sgl-Sup
Superior

$1648

$1041

$878

$792

$728

$677

$162

First Class

$1786

$1112

$950

$863

$798

$748

$234

Deluxe

$2375

$1412

$1250

$1164

$1100

$1048

$534

 

Group size
Valid from 1 May  – 30 Sep 2019
Price per person in USD in party of
2
3-5
6-9
10-14
15-19
20+
Sgl-Sup
Superior

$1579

$1006

$843

$756

$692

$641

$128

First Class

$1614

$1023

$861

$775

$711

$659

$145

Deluxe

$1891

$1165

$1002

$916

$852

$801

$287

 

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Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D)

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, meet our guide at the airport and transfer to hotel in Siem Riep for check-in. The rest of the day is free to explore Siem Reap, the gateway to the impressive Angkor Wat which is located 7km south of Siem Reap. With its many bars, café’s and restaurants, Siem Reap is a bustling town that relies on the tourism industry and has all the amenities you need when you travel. Tour briefing and Dinner with Khmer cuisine.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Complex (B/L)

After breakfast you start exploring Angkor Wat by bike. Angkor Wat is one of the biggest religious monuments in the world and represents the Khmer heritage. It’s stunning base relief, massive toyours and huge entrance way will simply ayou you in every sense. You continue heading to the former capital Angkor Thom (Bayon, Terrace of the Elephants) and Ta Prohm. Ta Prohm is famous for its massive overgrown trees. It was used as set for the movie Tomb Raider. Lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon, you cycle to Banteay Kdey and explore this massive complex before you head back to Siem Reap for refreshing ourselves and dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 3: Siem Reap – Banteay Srey – Siem Reap (B/L)

After breakfast at the hotel you depart for Banteay Srey. Banteay Srey remains the best preserved temple in Cambodia and offers stunning bass relief and other stone carvings. The temple is only small in size but of huge significance in understanding the Angkorian Era.

On the way to Siem Reap you pass Banteay Samre, a miniature Angkor Wat, which is relatively unexplored. The road to these temples passes pretty countryside. From there you cycle through the Angkor Complex back to Siem Reap. Along the way you will be able to enjoy the stunning views of some of the most impressive temples of the Angkor Complex.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 4: Siem Reap – Rolous – Beng Mealea (60km) (B/L/D)

After breakfast in hotel you start cycling towards Rolous group, is the site of an ancient center of Khmer civilization known as Hariharalaya (the abode of Hari-hara’).

Some 70 years after Jayavarman II established his capital on Mount Kulen in 802 inaugurating the Angkor Period, the king moved the king moved the capital to Hariharalaya, perhaps for a better source of food or for defense purposed. Bakong the largest and most interesting of the Roluos group temples, with his active Buddhist monastery just to the north of the east entrance.

Lolei built on an islet in the center of a large reservoir (now rice fields) by Yasovarman I, the founder to the first city at Angkor.

 After our exploration and a picnic lunch you continue to Beng Mealea Temple which is truly a hidden gem in jungle. Upon our arrival you set up our camp and enjoy dinner at the campsite.

Overnight camping.

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Day 5: Beng Mealea – Phnom Kulen – Siem Reap (B/L/D)

After breakfast at the campsite you explore Beng Mealea. Beng Mealea is a relatively unexplored temple. This huge complex is covered by jungle and receive few visitors. It’s a real treat for anyone who loves nature, religion and history.

You continue our ride to the foot of the Phnom Kulen Hills. It’s only a short ride to Kulen along a very deserted main road that leads through great local villages and nice paddy fields. From there you continue your riding towards Siem Reap. The last 20km will lead us pass several temples and mainly countryside.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 6: Siem Reap – Grand Circuit of Angkor – Tonle Sap – Siem Reap (B/L)

After breakfast you set off for the morning ride towards the “Grand Circuit” of Angkor Wat. This road will lead pass temples such as Preah kahn, Neak Pean and Youst Mebon. The shady roads contribute to a nice experience and through the forest you will be able to “discover” some great structures from the 12th and 13th century. In the afternoon you transfer to the lake.

The Tonle Sap Lake lies in the heart of Cambodia. It’s the largest fresh water lake in South East Asia and its biodiversity put the Tonle Sap on the Ecological Wonders of the World list. In harmony with the specialized ecosystems, the human occupations at the edges of the lake is similarly distinctive – floating villages, towering stilted houses, huge fish traps, and an economy and way of life deeply intertwined with the lake, the fish, the wildlife and the cycles of rising and falling waters.

Half of the Cambodian population relies on this lake. The many floating villages are spectacular to see and on this tour you will visit Chhong Kneas, one of the largest floating villages. Unlock Tonle Sap’s ecosystem, daily life animated by fishing activities, visit floating school, houses, crocodile farm and even floating market.

Our tour guide will explain you about Tonle Sap ecosystem and witness how life works in the floating community, and we stop to see floating crocodile farm, souvenirs shop if it interests you before we return to the mainland then catch our waiting car back to hotel.

Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 7: Departure (B)

After breakfast you are free to explore the town of Siem Reap and shopping in local market. Transfer you to the airport and wish you a great flight back home.

Cities Hotels List Room Type
Superior / 3-stars hotel

Siem Reap

Sokha Roth

Deluxe

Beng Mealea

Camping
First Class / 4-stars hotel

Siem Reap

Tara Angkor

Superior

Beng Mealea

Camping
Deluxe / 4-stars hotel

Siem Reap

Sarai Resort

Golden Chamber

Beng Mealea

Camping

INCLUDED

Private tours with English speaking guide

Cycling support by A/C vehicle

Bike hire and spares

Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites

All transfers with our A/C transport

Meals at local restaurant as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Boat trip as mentioned

Cool water and tissue

Government tax

Service charge

Accommodations ( hotel/Camping) half twin sharing room

EXCLUDE

International flight ticket

Domestic flight PNH – REP, REP – PNH and REP – KOS or Vice Versa

Visa stamps upon arrival of $30.00 per person

Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

Other meals not mentioned

Tips & personal expenses

Laundry

Other not stated above

Travel insurance

EXPERT’s Pick:

+ Sun hat

+ Sun block

+ Polarized sun-glasses

+ Light clothing

+ Light-youight Water-proof jacket

+ Syouat-shirt

+ Hand held torch

+ Sensible shoes / boots for trekking

+ Long trousers for jungle walks

+ Long sleeve shirt

+ Insect repellent

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