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Angkor Cycling – 7 days

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  • Duration: 7 days

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 […]

Detail Itineraries
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.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Complex (B/L) Cycling distance – 25km (Flat country road)

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.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei (B/L) Cycling distance – 60km (Flat country road)

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.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4: Siem Reap – Rolous – Beng Melear (B/L/D) Cycling distance – 60km (Flat country road)

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 and 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. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the campsite.
Stay overnight: Camping @ Beng Melear | Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5: Beng Mealear – Kulen – Siem Reap (B/L) (Cylcing distance – 22km (flat, rough, steep road)

After breakfast at the campsite, we continue our ride to Kulen moumtain. It is a short ride to the foot of the mountain along a very deserted main road that leads through great local villages and nice paddy fields before we challenge to cyle to clim up hill toward the waterfalls. This is a nice trail on Kulen mountain, taking us to a special stream with thousands lingas in the water. Enjoy swim at the waterfalls & relax. Enjoy lunch break at the waterfalls. Return to Siem Reap on bike.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 6: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap lake (B/L) (No cycling)

Breakfast at the hotel: Drive 18km toward Tonle sap where we will enjoy a boat ride (private boat and guide) on the Tonle Sap lake. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen’s “floating village” with floatting schools, floatting police station, etc. It is same as a big village floatting on the lake, and the “village” move from place to place following water levels and curant. Afternoon, continue to visit the silk farm, a fascinating farm/workshop where you can see the entire silk creation process including growing the food for the silk worms, breeding the worms, silk extraction and refinement, traditional kit dying pattern creation and looming and followed by Artisan Dangkor workshop in town.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap | Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7: Siem Reap – Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel: Transfer to the airport for the flight departure

Inclusive of:

Non – Inclusive of:

  • Cambodian Cambodian Local Englishspeaking guide
  • Cycling support by A/C vehicle
  • Bike hire and spares
  • Meals as indicate in the program
  • All entrance to any applicable sites as mentioned
  • Cold water and towel during trip
  • Other services as mentioned in the program
  • All hotels (twin sharing room)
  • 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

 

Things To Be Prepared:

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • Small backpack
  • Shoes and shorts for cycling
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Some Cash
  • Camera
  • Personal drugs

 

Hotel Recommedned

Hotel Class

Hotel Name Website Room Type

Location

3*

Central Boutique

www.centralboutiqueangkorhotel.com

Boutique Siem Reap

4*

Saem Siem Reap www.saemsiemreaphotel.com Deluxe Siem Reap

5*

Somadevi Boutique www.somadeviangkorboutique.com Excutive Deluxe Siem Reap
5+* Victoria Angkor

www.victoriaangkorhotel.com

Superior

Siem Reap

 

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