Cycling Angkor Temples

Routing: Siem Reap - Angkor Complex - Banteay Srey - Siem Reap - Rolous - Beng Mealea - Phnom Kulen - Siem Reap - Angkor - Siem Reap

Best Highlights of the tour


Let’s discover the world’s remarkable awesome historical site through this adventure trip and grasp the reasons why the Tomb Raider’s film maker team chose the Angkor Complex in Siem Reap for its screen backdrops. Also experience the biodiversity of Tonle Sap listed as the World Ecological Wonder.
Let’s discover the world’s remarkable awesome historical site through this adventure trip and grasp the reasons why the Tomb Raider’s film maker team chose the Angkor Complex in Siem Reap for its screen backdrops. Also experience the biodiversity of Tonle Sap listed as the World Ecological Wonder.

Day 1: Arrival in Siem Reap
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.

Summary
Transfer airport – hotel:  20 mins
Meal:    Dinner
Accommodation:  Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Complex
After breakfast we 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 towers and huge entrance way will simply awe you in every sense.
We 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, we cycle to Banteay Kdey and explore this massive complex before we head back to Siem Reap for refreshing ourselves and dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Summary
Biking:   25 km, flat country road
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 3: Siem Reap – Banteay Srey – Siem Reap
After breakfast at the hotel we 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 we pass Banteay Samre, a miniature Angkor Wat, which is relatively unexplored. The road to these temples passes pretty countryside. From there we 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.

Summary
Biking:   60 km, flat country road
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 4: Siem Reap – Rolous – Beng Mealea (60km) B,L,D
After breakfast in hotel we start cycling towards Rolous group. The oldest Angkor temple complex around Angkor and dates back to the 8th and 9th century. The three main temples are Lolei, Preah Ko and Bakong. After our exploration and a picnic lunch we continue to Beng Mealea Temple which is truly a hidden gem in jungle. Upon our arrival we set up our camp and enjoy dinner at the campsite. Overnight camping.

Summary
Biking:   60 km, flat country road
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping

Day 5: Beng Mealea – Phnom Kulen – Siem Reap
After breakfast at the campsite we explore Beng Mealea. Beng Mealea is a relatively unexplored temple. This huge complex is covered by jungle and receive few visitor. It’s a real treat for anyone who loves nature, religion and history.
We 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 we continue our riding towards Siem Reap. The last 20km will lead us pass several temples and mainly countryside. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Summary
Biking:   30 km, flat country road
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 6: Siem Reap – Grand Circuit of Angkor – Tonle Sap – Siem Reap
After breakfast we 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 West 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 we 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. 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. Overnight in 
Siem Reap.

Summary
Biking:   45 km, flat country road
Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 7: Departure
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.

Summary
Transfer Hotel - Airport: 20 mins
Meals:    Breakfast

Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

Group size Price guide (USD/person)

Services and Activities included:

• Hotel room base on twin shared
• Camping with twin shared tent
• Meals as indicated in the program
• Support vehicle for the whole trip
• All airport transfer with AC vehicle
• English speaking guide
• Mountain bike & helmet
• Boat trip on Tonle Sap
• 01 bottle of drinking water per day
• Sightseeing and entrance fee
• First-aid kit


Tour Exclusions:

• Visa
• Air ticket
• Airport tax
• Travel Insurance
• Personal expenses

Duration:        7 days, 6 nights
Group size:   08 persons  
Depart from:   Siem Riep
End at:   Siem Riep
When:    Year round
Activities:   Cycling, Angkor temple exploration, Boat trip
Biking grade:   Introductory to Moderate
Transportation:  Mountain bike, AC vehicle, Boat
Accommodation:  5 night hotel, 1 night camping
Tour guide:   English speaking guide 

Meals 
- Day 1: Dinner
- Day 2-6: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Day 7: Breakfast
Food
All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. In big towns we will enjoy Khmer cuisine in fine restaurants. Once we travel away from big towns, the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce.
Please inform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement.
Hotel & Camping
In Siem Riep we use the finest 3-star with centre location. Please contact us if you prefer higher hotel category.
Our campsite would be at either scenic site or near local villages. You will be provided with double tent, air mattress, mosquito net, sleeping bag or blanket. Shower is available at the campsite.
Our tour guide
The tour will be guided by one of our local tour guides who is experienced in guiding culture tour and biking tours in Siem Riep. He is from this area and has been carefully trained to be a guide. He is also fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with him.
The biking day
A typical biking day starts at about 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the distance. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 or 5. During the biking we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.
What to bring 
Biking shoes or sandal, sun block, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, rain coat, flash-light, toiletries, original passport.

Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

Tour at Glance

Trip Duration:

7 days 6 nights


Activity:

Biking,


Group size:

Min: 1

,

Max: 12


Transportation:


  • Physical Grading:

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  • Day by Day Program:


    Day 1: Arrival in Siem Riep
    Day 2: Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat
    Day 3: Banteay Srey
    Day 4: Roluos group & Beng Mealea
    Day 5: Phnom Kuleng
    Day 6: Grand Circuit & Tonle Sap Lake
    Day 7: Departure

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