Angkor to Phnom Penh (or vice versa) Bike Tour

  • A peek into history, at the Angkor Wat temple complex.
  • Pedaling through a land full of copious experiences like great food, hearty smiles and pristine landscapes.

The grand religious complexes, pristine beaches and quiet riverside settlements awaits you here! The enigmatic country of Cambodia embodies everything that a traveller’s heart desires. A pulsating history stored in its vivid monuments, local culture rife on its river banks, warm and welcoming people and food that you will remember for life. Add to this, a taste of river side pristine town, Phnom Penh.

Quick Facts

  • Duration

    6 days / 5 nights

  • Start / End

    Siem Reap / Phnom Penh

  • Price

    Casual Inns: From $1,195 pp dbl. occ.
    The price is indicative and may vary due to size of group, accommodation, time of year you travel

  • Hotels

    Premiere or Casual Inns

  • Riding Style

    Easy Rider

Group Departures


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Brief Itinerary

* with shuttle
DayPlacePremiere InnsCasual InnsDuration~ Cycling Distance
1 – 2Siem ReapRaffles Grand Hotel D’AngkorSteung Siemreap230km / 18mi
40km / 24mi*
3Kampong ThomSambor VillageSambor Village160km / 36mi
4Kampong ChamLBN Asian HotelLBN Asian Hotel160km / 36mi
5Phnom PenhRaffles Hotel Le RoyalTea House160km / 36mi

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Siem Reap – Angkor Loop

The Angkor temple complex is synonymous to Cambodia, so a ride around the temple is essential. Our guide meets you at your hotel around 8am and takes you back into Angkor era on a bike ride. After bike fit, start riding directly from hotel and reach the moat of Angkor Wat. Catch the brilliant morning rays on the ancient temple complex and spend ample time photographing as you would have seen nothing like this before. We will loop back to Angkor Wat for a detailed tour at the end of our ride.

Continue riding towards Angkor Thom and enter the city from South gate. Beat the crowd and climb the surrounding wall of city and ride on top of it. Take a break here for a rich fascinating account of the city from our guide. A further ride through East gate takes us to Bayon, a richly decorated face temple within the Angkor complex is one of the highlights here. Exit from second East gate of city and ride towards jungle clad TA Prohm. Our guide shares historical anecdotes and walks you through temples along the way.

The Angkor Wat requires more than a morning, so we loop back for a more detailed guided tour. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is considered one of the largest religious complexes in the world and its bound to enthrall you. Climb Phnom Bakheng for a classic view of Angkor during sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Distance cycled: ~ 30km / 18mi

Day 2: Siem Reap – Rolous Group & Banteay Srei

A short transfer today brings us to the countryside of Siem Reap. Ride along the river past Barays and reach Rolous Group of temples, north of Tonlé Sap. Rolous group marks the beginning of classical period of Khmer civilization, dating from the late 9th century. Some were totally built with bricks, others partially with laterite or sandstone.

After an informative walk of the temples, head north towards Banteay Srei by bike. Stop off at village en-route to experience everyday Cambodian country life and taste some sugar palm tree sweets famous for this region. Visit the decorated temple of Banteay Srei, jewel of the era, intricately carved from pink sandstone, and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. We shuttle back & explore Preah Khanor (Sacred Sword) temple en-route.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Distance cycled: ~ 40km / 24mi*

Day 3: Kampong Thom – countryside trail

Make a final early morning visit to Angkor and witness the magnificent views in the backdrop of sunrise.

Ride through bucolic countryside with spectacular view of paddy fields and lotus farms all around. After lunch, take a shuttle transfer to Kampong Thom, a picturesque town on the banks of the Stung Sen River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance cycled: ~ 60km / 36mi*

Day 4: Kampong Cham – Sambor Prei Kuk temple complex

In the morning, ride around Kampong Thom’s Sambor Prei Kuk temple complex, which predates Angkor Wat by at least 200 years.

Later ride past varied plantation landscape consisting of rubber, cashew and cotton. We also ride along Mekong river bank and arrive at Kompong Cham.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance cycled: ~ 60km / 36mi*

Day 5: Phnom Penh – Mekong trail

It’s a classic ride today along the Mekong river to Phnom Penh. The last stretch of ride is covered in shuttle to avoid busy traffic. Arrive at the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, at the edge of the Mekong River. Historical splendors are spread in every corner whether it’s the local palace or the horrific remnants of the Khmer atrocities.

In the evening, taste some local khmer cuisine at one of Phnom Penh’s finest dining place Romdeng. End day with a walk or tuk-tuk ride back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance cycled: ~ 60km / 36mi*

Day 6: Departure – Walking Tour of Phnom Penh

Today get ready to be immersed in the Cambodian culture and history of the city as we kick off our walking tour from Independence Monument. Enjoy walking along the Tonle Sap river, considered as lifeline of the region. Continue towards National Museum, houses several national treasures from three different eras: Pre-Angkorian,  Angkorian and Post-Angkorian, giving the flavour of diverse culture and architecture. The last leg of our walk takes us to gilded Royal Palace, shimmering with silver tiles and sculptures of Buddha, that gives an insight about Cambodian Royal Life, ending at Wat Phnom.

Meals: Breakfast

*with shuttle – short transfers