Cycling Angkor Temples – 07 Days

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 7 days

  Detail Itinerary :

ITINERARY IN BRIEF
  • Day1.Arrival Siem Reap
  • Day2.Siem Reap – Angkor Complex
  • Day3.Siem Reap – Banteay Srey – Siem Reap
  • Day4.Siem Reap – Rolous – Beng Mealea (60km)
  • Day5.Beng Mealea – Phnom Kulen – Siem Reap
  • Day6.Siem Reap – Grand Circuit of Angkor – Tonle Sap – Siem Reap
  • Day7.Departure

 

Detail Itinerary :
Day 1
Arrival Siem Reap (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.

Summary:

Transfer airport – hotel: 20 mins
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

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

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 (B/L)

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
Meal: 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
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping

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

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
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

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

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
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

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.

Summary:

Transfer Hotel – Airport: 20 mins
Meal: Breakfast

Note
Trip included:
  • Private tours with English speaking guide
  • Private transportation
  • 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)
  • Cycling support by A/C vehicle
  • Bike hire and spares
  • Boat trip as mentioned
  • Cool water and tissue
  • Government tax
  • Service charge
  • Accommodations in twin/double share room
Trip excluded
  • International flight ticket
  • 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