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Cambodia Adventure by Bike

9 Days From US$1,889 p/p

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Tour highlights

  • Discover Angkor Wat by bike
  • Cycle through Cambodia's rural villages and countryside
  • Boat trip to Floating villages and markets on Tonle Sap Lake
  • Explore by bike between winding jungle paths and the waterways of Mekong River
  • Sightseeing for Phnom Penh, learn about Cambodia's great stories, unique culture and wonderful people

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Itinerary Details

This great 9-day adventure tour for you to conquer the Mekong trail by bike. This is one of the most popular cycling tours organized to let you explore the natural villages, jungle, the mighty Mekong in Cambodia. From Angkor Wat in Siem Reap to Kampong Cham, biking through stretches of the Mekong River with a rich mix of the natural and rustic countryside. The destination is Phnom Penh - Cambodia's charming capital.

Sua s'dei (Hello in Cambodia)! Welcome to Siem Reap, Cambodia. The first day arrival in Siem Reap - the city famous by the Angkor Wat complex. You will receive the warm welcome from your tour guide. Take a good rest in hotel. Are you ready to be on the trail for your amazing cycling holiday with unique experiences?

Accommodation option:

  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast and lunch and dinner

Early this morning will travel by private vehicle to Angkor, enjoy a sunrise tour of Angkor Wat, a truly unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Starting back on your bike and cycling to explore Angkor Thom, the site of the ancient capital of the Khmer period. Then the fun cycling in the jungle to Ta Prohm Temple, which has large trees embedded in the stone foundations of the structure - powerful symbols of nature!

After lunch, you'll cycle to Kampong Phhluk floating village on Tonle Sap Lake, take a boat excursion to see the village on stilts. Explore this great ecosystem by way of canoeing and hear the calls of the birds or macaque monkeys while observing the forest beneath the lake's surface.  Return to Siem Reap by bike in the afternoon.

Accommodation option:

  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Bike in Angkor

Bike in Angkor

breakfast and lunch and dinner

In the morning after breakfast, we transfer to Roluos where we get on our bikes and cycle through the spectacular countryside, passing villages and friendly local people.

Next, we'll visit Chau Srei Vibol Temple, it lies to the east of Angkor, is an "off the beaten track" monument and unrestored ruin.

Continuing on to Koh Ker temple complex via various transfers. Koh Ker is a 10th-century temple complex in the north Cambodian jungle, also known" one of the battle fields of the recent civil war". A former capital of the Khmer Empire, the site is now remote and dense jungle. The main structure, Koh Ker Temple, is a stepped 7-tiered pyramid called Prasat Thom. The large rectangular tank, Rahal Baray, supplied water to the complex. The Prasat Krahom, meaning "red temple", is known for its sandstone carvings, while Prasat Pram is covered in strangler figs.

Accommodation option:

  • Sokha Home
Chau Srei Vibol Temple

Chau Srei Vibol Temple

Koh Ker Temple Complex

Koh Ker Temple Complex

breakfast and lunch and dinner

After breakfast at a local restaurant, we will cycle to the foot of Dangrek Mountain then transfer by truck to the mountaintop to pay a visit to the Preah Vihear Temple, situated on the edge of a plateau that dominates the plain of Cambodia, and it is dedicated to Shiva. The Temple is composed of a series of sanctuaries linked by a system of pavements and staircases over an 800 meters long axis and dates back to the first half of the 11th century AD. Now it is known as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. From here we transfer to Stung Treng to the next cycling segment.

Accommodation option:

  • Golden River Hotel
Preah Vihear Temple

Preah Vihear Temple

breakfast and lunch and dinner

Starting in Stung Treng, we will visit the morning market, then jump on our mountain bikes and take a fun ride along some gravel roads with river views to Srae Krasang. This trail follows the Mekong River and is a great place to cycle off the main road, enjoying the scenery and remoteness of the area. (28 km)

We continue cycling around 6 kilometers more along the river to see a very unusual tree (Ko Ky Tmor), which collapsed into the water many years ago and is now petrified, then we carry on to the dolphin pool. After the simple lunch (or picnic), will be waiting for us for the 3-hour transfer to Sadan, where we pick up our cycling again and it's off to Kratie.

Accommodation option:

  • River Dolphin Hotel
Cycling along Mekong River

Cycling along Mekong River

breakfast and lunch and dinner

After breakfast at the hotel, we cross the water to the beautiful island of Koh Trong where we will cycle around. Then we cross to the mainland on the opposite side of the island to Kratie town. Here we will enjoy more amazing countryside trails arriving at Preah Prolung where the van will be waiting for us with a lunch. In the afternoon we ride past Chlong and continue to Krochmar. We will transfer from here to stay overnight in Kampong Cham.

Accommodation option:

  • Pama Hotel
Kratie

Kratie

breakfast and lunch and dinner

After breakfast we continue cycling along the banks of the Mekong River passing the local market, villages with tobacco plantations, then enjoy the packed lunch near the riverbank. We continue to cycle until we pick up the van for our transfer to Phnom Penh. After checking in at your hotel, we will have a good rest in this lively city.

Accommodation option:

  • The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa
  • (4 Ratings)
Cycling along villages

Cycling along villages

breakfast and lunch and dinner

After breakfast, meet your guide and head out to visit the most remarkable sights of Phnom Penh in a Cyclo (a three-wheeled bicycle taxi), an original Phnom Penh means of transportation and a fun way to explore this lively city.

Sightseeing from the National Museum. The place houses an impressive collection of numerous statues, sculptures, bas-reliefs and so on. It is the perfect place to learn about Cambodian history and art.

We then head to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, the iconic historical sites in Phnom Penh. With unique Cambodian style and ornate structure, the buildings inside the palace are adorned with diamonds, jewels, gold, and silver.

Have lunch at local restaurant before a visit to Tuol Sleng Prison Museum - a former school that served as a Khmer Rouge torture center, and it's estimated that more than 20,000 people were held and tortured here.

After an hour and 15 minutes at the museum, drive to the Killing Fields, see a documentary on the Khmer Rouge regime. Under the leadership of Pol Pot, his government caused the deaths of more than two million people.

Continue to visit the fascinating Russian Market, where you will have ample opportunity to shop for some souvenirs. End your day at Wat Phnom, the birthplace of the city, located on a small hilltop that forms the highest elevation of Phnom Penh.

Accommodation option:

  • The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa
  • (4 Ratings)
Royal Palace

Royal Palace

breakfast

Transfer back to airport for your flight home or to your next destination.

  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Knowledgeable and helpful local guides
  • Private and comfortable van
  • All accommodations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • In-destination transfers
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
Trip Notes

This tour is intended to give you an idea for what's possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because every element of the tour can be customized individually. Please feel free to tell us your ideas and we will create a tour to match your tastes and budget.

Recommended hotels

Go Find Orient choose your accommodation based on easy accessibility to everything yet in a quiet neighborhood with the consideration of typical traditional style and modern comfort.

 Siem Reap  Golden Temple Hotel

  • Family-friendly 4-star hotel in the heart of Siem Reap. Set amidst gardens, features traditional Khmer décor and hospitality blended with modern comforts.
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Wat Damnak and Psar Chaa Market. Siem Reap Art Center Night Market and Pub Street are also within half a mile (1 km).
  • Features Cambodian characteristics, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge.
  • Offers 29 individually decorated guestrooms with private balconies and separate dining areas.

 Preah Vihear  Sokha Home

  • A lovely and clean guesthouse with large rooms in Preah Vihear.
  • With the convenient location, it offers easy access to the city's must-see attractions.
  • Features 8 beautifully appointed guest rooms, include private bathroom, dressing room, and free welcome drink.
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, taxi service and bicycle rental.
  • Sokha Home offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. 

 Stung Treng  Golden River Hotel

  • Located on riverside of Sekong River at the central of Stung Treng.
  • The highest end accommodation in Stung Treng city.
  • A modern hotel offers large, clean, well-cared for rooms with TV, hot water bathrooms with bathtubs.
  • Some rooms have panoramic views of Tonle Sap Lake or city views.
  • An on-site restaurant is available at hotel.

 Kratie  River Dolphin Hotel

  • 0.6 mi away from the famous Mekong River & Samaki Kratie Market.
  • Guests can enjoy traditional Khmer and Western meals at Tuk Tuk Restaurant.
  • An outdoor swimming pool, a spacious outdoor terrace and garden.
  • Each room is fitted with a private balcony, mini-fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.
  • Free parking and bicycle rentals on site.

 Kampong Cham  Pama Hotel

  • Pama Hotel is located at the heart of the Kampong Chhang city.
  • It is one of the most attractive and convenient places to stay in Kampong Chhnang town.
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, car park and bicycle rental service.
  • Rooms feature a flat-screen TV and views of the city or the mountain.

 Phnom Penh  The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa

  • Located only 200 meters behind the Royal Palace and National Museum, in the heart of Phnom Penh.
  • It is set up in a lush and exotic garden with a main 20 meter natural stone swimming pool and red pool & bar.
  • An art gallery is surrounding a lotus pond in front of the reception.
  • Rooms open up to different views and allow plenty of natural light.
  • Plantation Restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining.