Angkor Wat Highlights Cycle Tour

Additional Info

  • Durations: 16 days
  • Tour Code: AWHCT-2D

This 2-day cycle tour allows you to pedal around the main temples of the Lost City and gain a great insight into the vast Angkor complex. Also discover the rual areas of Cambodia and meet friendly locals while cycling at a relaxed pace.

Cyclists with a taste for adventure and leaving the beaten track will discover Cambodia & love what they find! Journey through the Small/ Grand Circuit of the ancient Angkor temples, pedal along forest tracks towards Banteay Srei & visit local villages.

A biking  tour is without a doubt the best way to really connect with a country and its local people in order to experience the village life and escape the well trodden tourist trails. For anyone who wants to explore the main temples of the vast Angkor complex by bike, this is the tour you should book!

Angkor Wat Highlights Cycle Tour 2D1N

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Explore the Angkor Temples by bike
Upon arrival at Siem Reap/ Angkor International Airport you will be picked up from your local guide and transferred to your hotel. After dropping off your luggage you will meet your cycle guide and be fitted with your bike. Once you are ready you will begin your cycle exploration of these incredible temples. Today you will focus on the Small Circuit which features temple greats such as: the pyramid of Takeo, the jungle-clad Ta Prohm made famous by the Hollywood blockbuster 'Tomb Raider'; Sras Srang known as the King's bathing pond; and the impressive Royal City of Angkor Thom, where you will find the Bayon, a temple famed for its many gigantic carved faces smiling beguilingly down at you. You will also bike to other important sites in this immense walled city. After lunch it is time to cycle to the majestic Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious building. In the late afternoon you will bike to an excellent spot to experience an Angkor sunset. After returning to the hotel you will be taken to a local restaurant to enjoy delicious Khmer food and a mesmerizing Apsara dance performance.

Meals included: L, D
Distance cycled: 40km
Level of difficulty: Beginner

Day 2: Cycle to Banteay Srei & the Grand Circuit
This morning you bicycle north towards Banteay Srei. This bike ride is a real delight as you pass through wonderful Cambodian countryside and its friendly villagers. On route you will stop off at a couple of villages to get a closer look at the wooden stilted homes and everyday life. One thing you will notice for sure is large black pots in people's gardens containing a thick light brown bubbling mixture - this area is famed for its sugar palm tree sweets, sure to give any cyclist a much needed energy boost! On arrival at Banteay Srei you will be struck by its delicate beauty. It is an elaborately decorated temple, embellished with floral motifs and scenes from the Ramayana, all carved from pink sandstone. You will have lunch at a local restaurant, after which you cycle back towards Siem Reap, and depending on the time explore some of the temple on the Grand Circuit such as: Preah Khan or 'Sacred Sword', one of the largest temples at Angkor; Neak Pean surrounded by fountains and ponds; and Banteay Kdei. Later you will be transferred to Siem Reap/ Angkor International Airport or the bus station to continue your journey. You will leave the home of the mighty Khmer Empire with many wonderful cycling memories.

Meals included: B, L
Distance cycled: 70km
Level of difficulty: Intermediate 


Inclusions:
• All sightseeing tour and transfer services as detailed in the above itinerary
• Private air conditioned support vehicles
• English speaking local guide
• English speaking local cycle guide/ mechanic
• Cycle hire
• All entrance fees for attractions included in the above itinerary
• Daily drinking water and cool face towels, snacks, fruit whilst cycling
• All meals as detailed in the above itinerary (B = Breakfast - L = Lunch - D = Dinner)

Exclusions:
• Accommodation
• Services not detailed in the above itinerary
• International flights to / from Cambodia
• Cambodian Visa fees
• Accommodation
• Drinks with included meals
• Expenditure of a personal nature
• Discretionary tips
• Travel insurance
• Any payment / money transfer charges 

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