A circle of Cambodia with biking is definitely an interesting experience for those who want to discover mysterious Cambodia. The trip starts from Phnompenh to Kompong Thom, Kompong Cham then Siemreap with sightseeing at Angkor Watt, keeps on moving to Battambang ends in Phnompenh.
* BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Phnom Penh arrival – Toul Sleng Museum – Royal Palace (No cycling)
Day 2: Phnom Penh – Weaving Village – Kampong Cham (Cycling 45km)
Day 3: Kampong Cham – Kampong Thom – Siem Reap (Cycling 45km)
Day 4: Angkor Wat – Angkor Thom -Ta Nei-Ta Prohm-Kravan Village (Cycling 35km)
Day 5: Roluos – Banteay Samre – Ta Som – Preah Khan Temples (Cycling 55km)
Day 6: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Cruise – Battambang (Cycling 25km)
Day 7: Battambang countryside – Ancient houses – Bamboo Train (Cycling 45km)
Day 8: Battambang – Kampong Luong – Cruise to Phnom Penh (Cycling 25km)
Day 9: Phnom Penh – Departure (No cycling)
DAY 1: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: CITY TOUR IN PHNOM PENH (-/-D)
Upon arrival at Phnom Penh airport meets and transfers by our local guide to hotel for check in. Today will have our tour with private vehicle and cyclo ride instead of biking, starting to visit Toul Sleng Museum and then we will have a great experience by riding on the cyclo from Independent Monument to Royal Palace, visit this beautiful palace and silver Pagoda. Enjoy the cruise along the Mekong River to view sunset, dinner at local restaurant.
Hotel in Phnom Penh.
Cyclo Tour in Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham
DAY 2: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: PHNOM PENH – 45KM CYCLING TOUR KAMPONG CHAM (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel we will embark by local boat to Mekong Islands visit the weaving village, and daily life and after lunch we will ride our bikes along the Mekong Riverside to Kampong Cham province. Along the way of this cycling it provides our opportunities for photos; visit the traditional houses, local pagodas, local pharmacies, and school. After cycling of 35km we will continue by vehicle for the rest of the road. Arrival at Kampong Cham, check in at hotel and dinner at local restaurant.
Hotel in Kampong Cham.
DAY 3: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: 45KM BIKING TRIP FROM KAMPONG CHAM TO SIEM REAP (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel and we start our cycling along the road to Kampong Thom Province through the countryside, farming fields, and robber plantation in Kamchar Leur. Lunch at Kampong Thom and the rest of the road to Siem Reap by our vehicle, on arrival at Siem Reap, check in at hotel and get refreshment before heading out for dinner. Hotel in Siem Reap.
DAY 4: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: ANGKOR TEMPLES CYCLING (35KM) (B/L/-)
The Angkor Temples is now very busy with other tourist, so our cycling in the early time will avoid of touristy and special, we start cycling at 0630 before breakfast time to Visit Angkor Wat Temple, and breakfast will box will be provided in the local restaurant in front of temple. After breakfast continue our cycling to West Gate of Angkor Thom, visit Bayon Temple, Terrance of Elephant and proceed through victory gate to visit Ta Nei temple and Jungle temple of Ta Prohm. Lunch will be provide at local restaurant, before back to hotel we visit to Kravan Village where you can see the local making small souvenirs, handicraft and daily activities.
Hotel in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap Biking Tour to Kravan Village
DAY 5: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: REMOTE TEMPLES CYCLING – 55KM (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel and cycling by back road from Siem Reap through the countryside that we can see the traditional houses, orphanages, schools, visit the earliest built temple of Angkor era, Bakhong, Preah Koh, Lolei and enjoy the cooking class with one of the families in village. After lunch continue our cycling to Banteay Srey, Ta Som, and Preah Khan Temples.
Hotel in Siem Reap.
DAY 6: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: SIEM REAP – 25KM BIKING TOUR TO BATTAMBANG (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel and we ride our bike from Siem Reap town to boat pier which call Chong Kneas Village (13km), visit this village and then we cruise by local boat with all our bikes on boat through this great lake, the journey is very exciting we will view all floating villages, houses, fishing activities from the fishermen. Lunch box will be provided on the site, on arrival Battambang, we take our bikes off and ride along the Stung Sangke Riverside to the town another 10km.
Hotel in Battambang.
DAY 7: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: BATTAMBANG COUNTRYSITE – BAMBOO TRAIN (Cycling 45km)(B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel and today it is only the trip highlighted to do cycling along the rural and rice paddy, apart from the scenic countryside, this town has a lively market place and many Angkorian as well as post Angkorian sites, some of which are Wat Ek and enjoy the bamboo train in the late afternoon before come back to hotel in town. Accommodation: Hotel in Battambang.
DAY 8: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: BATTAMBANG – CRUISING BACK TO PHNOM PENH (Cycling 25km) (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel and we put all our stuffs and bikes on our vehicle then transfer to Pursat province, we will stop near this town and start cycling on the dirt road to Kampong Luong Floating Village and lunch at local restaurant. Later we do our boat cruise along the Tonle Sap River to Phnom Penh it will take about 4 hours includes visiting the Kampong Tralach, the village where local people made souvenir from silver and well-known as the silver smith village. The rest of the trip today we just enjoy the boat cruise until we reach Phnom Penh boat pier.
Hotel in Phnom Penh.
Bamboo Train in Battambang – Boat Trip to Phnom Penh
DAY 9: LOOP OF CAMBODIA CYCLING TOURS: PHNOM PENH – DEPARTURE (No cycling) (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel, today you will be free for the whole day on your own but our guide and driver are available and standby for you. If you have time you can talk to tour guide to take you to visit the markets, orphanages, art school, and other museums. Note: Today we provide only guide and vehicle; any entrance fees and optional tours will be on your own account. Transfer to airport for departure