Highlights of Cambodia Bike Tour

  • A peek into history, at the Angkor Wat temple complex.
  • The Mekong river offers a tryst with local culture
  • 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 tropical beaches to pamper yourself.

In this trip, we cover four main destinations of Cambodia, at our own pace – taking in every sight, sound and smell that makes a trip etched in sublimity and if you are in the same rhythm of the slow paced country, falling in line with the balmy countryside, a soft breeze nudging you to ride further and fantastic views of the countryside, it is nothing less than enchanting.

Quick Facts

  • Duration

    7 days / 6 nights

  • Start / End

    Phnom Penh / Siem Reap

  • Price

    Casual Inns: From $1,350 pp dbl. occ.
    The price is indicative and may vary due to size of group, accommodation, time of year you travel

  • Hotels

    Casual Inns

  • Riding Style

    Easy Rider

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ITINERARY

Brief Itinerary

* with shuttle
DayPlaceCasual InnsDuration~ Cycling Distance
1Phnom PenhTea House1
2TakeoMeas Homestay150km / 30mi*
3KepLe Ponton Hotel150km / 30mi*
4KampotMea Culpa150km / 30mi*
5 – 6Siem ReapSteung Siemreap230km / 18mi
7Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Phnom Penh – Walking Tour

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.

Our guide welcomes you at your hotel post-lunch around 1:00 pm. Today get ready to be immersed in the Cambodian culture and history of the city as we kick off our walking tour from Wat Phnom. 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.

After an informative and visual treat about Cambodian history, its time to taste some local khmer cuisine at one of Phnom Penh’s finest dining place Romdeng. End day with a walk or tuk-tuk ride to hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Ta Keo – Killing Fields and countryside trail

Our guide meets you at your hotel in Phnom Penh. Get up early and start with a shuttle transfer to Killing Fields. An essential on the itinerary due to the historic hook and for understanding the country better, we walk through the killing fields. Experience the painful story of country that lead to death of 2 million Cambodian people between 1974-1979. A short shuttle transfer from here brings us to Angkor era Ta Prohm temple. Take a quick tour of the temple and get ready for a ride towards Phnom Chiso Temple, situated on the top of a hill with 400 steps to climb up. Continue riding towards Takeo past some amazing lake scenery surrounded with paddy fields and lotus farms. Ta Keo is a small town situated amidst beautiful lakes. Enjoy the rest of evening walking around the town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance cycled: ~ 50km / 30mi*

Day 3: Kep – countryside trail

We gradually amp up the tempo by picking up on the kilometres. Today, it’s long ride to Kep and we end the ride with a short transfer. The topography that will be forever etched in your mind is that of a sprawling countryside of fields, palm trees and lotus farms. We ride slowly, taking pictures along the way and taking in the stunning vistas.

Kep’s seaside front is the perfect place for weary legs to feel rejuvenated. Earthy colours and breezy wind make for the perfect ambience to unwind.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance cycled: ~ 50km / 30mi*

Day 4: Kampot – Pepper route

Another stretch of riverside villages and exquisite countryside awaits us today. You can see the bright green pepper vines crawling up along tree trunks. Visit a stunning cave along the way and later ride to the quaint riverside town of Kampot. After lunch at a beautiful riverside restaurant, step out to discover local life at Kampot. Enough anecdotes and local street food flows to keep us engaged.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance cycled: ~ 50km / 30mi*

Day 5: Siem Reap – Bokor mountain trail & fly to Siem Reap

Take the winding roads and climb the Bokor mountain today. Admire the views of stunning bay and forest before descending to the base by bike or shuttle. Transfer to Sihanoukville airport for an evening flight to Siem Reap, our next big pit stop for the ride ahead.

Our representative meets you at airport and transfers to your hotel in Siem Reap. We recommend to take a riverside walk and have dinner at charming river-front place, Chanrey Tree or Por Cuisine which also have fabulous Apsara dance performance.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Distance cycled: ~ 30km / 18mi*

Day 6: 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 7: Siem Reap – onward travel

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

Your leaders will make arrangements for transportation to the International Airport or for your onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast

*with shuttle – short transfers

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