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Cycling Phnom Penh to Angkor 6 Days

Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh (35km by bike)
Day 2: Phnom Penh-Siem Reap (28km)
Day 3: Siem Reap-Angkor Small Circuit 25km
Day 4: Banteay Srei and One Thousand Lingas (90km)
Day 5: Beng Mealea (100km)
Day 6: Siem Reap Departure
Tour program

Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh (35km by bike)

Arrive at Phnom Penh airport and transfer to your hotel. Explore this bustling city's major sights by bike including National Museums of Khmer Arts, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Toul Sleng Museum of Genocide S21 and the Killing Field. (B,L,D)
 
Day 2: Phnom Penh-Siem Reap (28km)

Transfer for speedboat to Siem Reap crossing Tonle Sap lake. One of the interesting boat trip which is best from July to February. The boat takes about 6 hours which has toilet, air-con and life jacket. Cycle 15km to the hotel. Late afternoon, view sunset tour at Phnom Bakheng. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L,D)
 
Day 3: Siem Reap-Angkor Small Circuit 25km

Depart from the hotel on the main road and cycling through Angkor pass check point. Cycling through the shady road with a little pumping because of the a few pot-holes. There you will begin to see Kravan temple, Banteay Kdei, and stop at the famous Ta Phrom, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers. Visit Ta Phrom (45 minutes-1 hour). It was built in 12th century by the famous King Jayavarvan VII indicated to his mother. While clearing back the forest archaeologists decided to leave the vegetation of Ta Phrom in place to serve as a reminder of how the original discoverers found it and the other Angkor temples. Many of the trees have grown around and through the remains and soar high above the temples. Continue the cycling through small circuit passing Ta Keo temple, Chao Say Tevoda, Tommanon before reaching to Angkor Thom city. There you will see Terrace of Leper King, Terrace of Elephant, Baphoun, Phimean Akas. Stop at Bayon temple and start the visit (45 minutes-1 hour). Angkor Thom built by Cambodia's great king, Jayavarman VII. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L,D)
Day 4: Banteay Srei and One Thousand Lingas (90km)

Depart from the hotel on the main road. Arrive at Angkor Wat and turn left to the west. Continue to cycle 2km before turn right to the rural road. The road is good for cycling as you can avoid the busy traffic but you can see rice field, village, pagoda. Arrive in Banteay Srei before lunch. Visit (45 minutes) Banteay Srei temple known as women citadel (built in 967 A.D dedicated to Brahma). While some of temple are impressive because of their sheer size, Banteay Srei stands alone in the quality of its construction and decoration. Its pink sandstone walls are decorated with what some consider the best carving of all, and still an excellent state of preservation. Continue cycling to visit Kbal Spean, the River of Thousands Lingas, lying under the river bed, people believe it brings fertility and blessing Angkor area as the river flows to Siem Reap. Walk 1,200meters to visit the Lingas and enjoy lunch and the water fall. On the way back, cycle on the main road to visit Landmine Museum of Mr. Akira. Mr. Ra is dedicated to clearing the Cambodian countryside of landmines laid during the years of conflict and relies entirely on visitors' donation to fund his work. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Beng Mealea (100km)
 
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart from the hotel on the National Road No.6, turn left at Dam Dek market after 42km. Visit Beng Mealea temple. Beng Mealea is an untouched temple hidden in the jungle surrounded by its mood 900 meters by 1,200 meters. Beng Mealea is a beautiful, charming temple. It has it own character which cannot be found in any other temple. We can feel very peaceful sitting inside the temple as we can get rid of the many tourists at Angkor area. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 6: Siem Reap Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until transfer for departure flight.


Package Rate
Rates are quoted in US Dollar per person:
Book the Cheaper Option and save from 4% to 3% (depending on your group size)
 
 
Tour Cost USD599 Per Person - Single Supplement USD140
Bike Rental USD60 (Trek 4300-4500 year 2008 & 2009)
Total Distance 320 km
Number of cycling days 5 full days
Road Surface This tour mostly follows asphalt roads, and one dirt road passing the countryside and the rice field. The back road along the river and village is small but good enough for cycling, less busy. A little bit sandy.
Support Support van including spare part, cool box and back up service
Group Minimum 2. Maximum 15.
Staff Groups of 6 or more, a Cycling Tour Leader, plus English-speaking cycling guide, drivers and assistants. Groups of 4-5 will be led by our local guide and our local support team.
Food All meals are included (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Price Including
Rates include:
- Accommodation 3* star in sharing room

- Transportation for transfer and tour

- Support van, cool box, back up service

- Cycling experienced guide

- Full board meals (breakfasts, lunch and dinner)

- All boat trips & boat transfer

- All entrance fee and temple pass
Price excluding
Price exclusion:
 
- International Flights

- Departure Tax $25 (international)

- Visa Fees $20 (issued on arrival)

- Alcoholic, and other beverages 

- Tips for guides.

- Personal travel insurance

- Any services not mentioned in itinerary
Booking Condition
Booking Condition:
 
- Confirmation of room & price are subject to space availability at the time of booking only

- All rates are subject to change without prior notices, according to increasing of VAT or government tax.

- All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival or departure flights of passengers

- Ground operator reserved the right to amend or adjust itinerary to match with real situation

 

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