Biking Through Ankor

  • Destination: Cambodia
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Price: $630

Spice up your visit to the ancient Khmer Kingdom on a bike tour through Cambodia’s legendary temples. Exploring Angkor by bike is the best way to become immersed in the beautiful scenery and ancient history of the region.

Day 1

Welcome to Siem Reap

Welcome to Siem Reap, the provincial capital and gateway to the ancient Angkor temples. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srei and the legendary Angkor Wat. Our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to hotel in the central of Siem Reap, then enjoy the evening at your leisure. We recommend a short walk to Siem Reap’s downtown night market.

Accommodation: Angkor Paradise Hotel or similar, Lotus Resort by Borei Angkor or similar

Day 2

Siem Reap Angkor – Cycling Tours

Today begin your biking adventure through the magnificent Angkor Archaeological Park. Our guide will meet you the hotel for a quick briefing and warm up then we’ll take small road out of Siem Reap toward the Angkor complex. The tour starts with a visit to the legendary Angkor Wat – the largest Khmer temple and finest example of Angkorian art and architecture, then pedal to Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, topped with the four serenely smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara. Next, visit Bayon Temple, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Leaving Angkor Thom by the north gate, we bike to Preah Khan (Sacred Sword), one of Angkor’s largest temples, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII. Stop for a lunch of delicious Khmer cuisine before visiting the mysterious, jungle-entwined temple, Ta Prohm.  Return the hotel around 3pm and enjoy the rest of time to relax and refresh.  Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Angkor Paradise Hotel or similar, Lotus Resort by Borei Angkor or similar

Day 3

Siem Reap Angkor

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then set off on a drive to the tranquil countryside around Kulen Mountain – the Khmer Empire’s capital in the early 9th century. Here we visit countless ancient temples, the River of 1000 Lingas, a reclining Buddha and cascading waterfall. After a picnic lunch, we continue the bike to Banteay Srei, home to Angkor’s finest stone carvings. Return to the hotel later in the afternoon.  Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Angkor Paradise Hotel or similar, Lotus Resort by Borei Angkor or similar

Day 4

Siem Reap Angkor – Cycling Tours

Today we visit some of the oldest temples in the Angkor complex. After breakfast we bike out of town to the ancient capital of King Indravarman I (877-889), referred to as the Rolous Group and known as the birthplace of classical Khmer art and architecture. Stop for lunch at the local village before biking back to Siem Reap (total biking distance: 26km). In the late afternoon we will drive to Kampong Pluk and board a boat to tour Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia’s largest natural water reservoir.  Visit the nearby floating village you will learn more about local life on the water. Return to Siem Reap in the evening.  Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Angkor Paradise Hotel or similar, Lotus Resort by Borei Angkor or similar

Day 5

Siem Reap Departure

After breakfast at the hotel check out from the hotel and  then drive to the airport to catch your flight home.Bon voyage!

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Inclusions
  • 4 Nights at 3 star hotel in Siem Reap
  • Daily breakfast
  • Professional bikes, English speaking guide & mechanics
  • Drinking water & Snacks
  • Meals as mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Entrance fees, boat trips, performance & excursions