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ANGKOR EXPLORER 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT

Departure Date: Everyday (Guaranteed Departure with minimum 02 people)

The trip will start from the hotel, where the mountain bikes have been prepared. Our cycling guide will brief on the tour. Biking around Angkor is the best way to explore the temple complex. Starting to explore Angkor complex on the shady road with tree lines. Most recently potholes have been eliminated. There are one temple in almost every Km, so it won't be boring and it is worth to stop and take photo. Our guide can also take you to explore back road cycling on the gate of Angkor Thom. It is such a wonderful road for cycling, quiet and peaceful.

We ride approximately 75 km mostly on tarmac roads on Day 1 and Day 2 on dirt road through the rice field and village to the Pre-Angkorian temples in Rolous Group. Then taking the small road along east side of Siem Reap river to see lives of village before reaching to the the main road. Keep single line on the right hand side of the road. The traffic is a little busy on the main road as there might be some tourist vans and local people on moto-bike and cars passing by.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: 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. An eight-meter high wall encloses this ten square kilometre city, which is encircled by a moat. The famous-Bayon, in the geographical heart of Angkor Thom, is a remarkable 54 tower temple. Initially the temple appears to be a shapeless mass of grey and brown stone, but it is only as you get closer that you realize every tower has the carved face of Avalokiteshvara on it. After the visit, cycle to Angkor Wat to finish the small circuit. Stop at South Gate of Angkor Thom for taking photo.

Access via a causeway over the moat that are flanked by statues of Gods on the left and devils on the right. Then visit the magnificent 12th century Angkor Wat. It is visually, architecturally and artistically breathtaking. Angkor Wat is a massive three-tiered pyramid crowned by five beehive-like towers rising 65 meters from ground level. Suryavarman II constructed Angkor Wat in the form of massive 'temple mountain' dedicated to the Hindu god, Vishnu.

Day 2: Rolous Group & Tonle Sap (50km)
Depart from the hotel, crossing the bridge at Old Market to cycle 15km toward Rolous Group. The first 2km, is on the tarmac road toward the bus station. Then, passing the rice field and the village. Rolous Group was the first capital of Angkor Empire during 800 A.D. Visit the Pre-Angkorian temples including Preak Ko, Bakong and Lo Lei. Afternoon, cycling to Tonle Sap Lake. Turn left at the crocodiles farm crossing the bridge. Then cycle on small road along the river through villages, pagodas and schools

This road is good for cycling as to avoid the busy traffic. After cycling 8km, turn right across the bridge to the main road as there is no further access on the small road. Continue cycling toward the hill about 3km (July-December) where the boat stop. (Note: January-June, the water is low and the boat will stop further 3km). Board on the boat to visit the floating village, floating school, fishing farm. After 1 hour boat drive. Return the Siem Reap on the main road to avoid cycling the same road. TOUR ENDS.

 

TOUR INFORMATION
Total Cost USD199 Per Person (April to September)
USD299 Per Person (October to March)
Single Room Supplement USD30
Bike Rental USD20 (Trek or Giant) extra
Total Distance 75 km
Number of cycling days 2 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.
Support vehicle Included
Group Size Minimum 2. Maximum 15.
Staff Start from 6 day cycling tour, 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 (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner)

Tour Price Includes
- Accommodation 3* star in sharing room
- Cycling experienced guide
- Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake
- 2 day Angkor pass
- Complementary message 30 minutes by REAL Spa Cambodia

Price Excludes
- Mountain bike extra charge as above mention
- International Flights
- Departure Tax $25 (international)
- Visa Fees $30 (issued on arrival)
- Alcoholic, and other beverages 
- Tips for guides.
- Personal travel insurance
- Services not mentioned in itinerary

View Feedback About This Trip:

Name: Kim Leong & Family from Singapore (2 adults & 1 child 13 years old)
Date: 11-12 June 2009

Consider the first time to Cambodia. It is amazing and eye opener for us on this trip. Our request for a supporting vehicle because of my daughter and also we just book for 2 days cycling and we were provided a supporting vehicle along with us. Excellent cycling guide, helpful, understanding cycling team and support driver.

The 2 days trip covers different routes and destinations. In addition to seeing some of the temples in Siem Reap, we were given an excellent tour on the historical facts, the culture, boat ride at the lake and surely not forgetting the visit to one of the home in the village where we carried out some community work with the cycling team.

Our appreciation to the cycling team and effort for providing an unforgettable and memorable trip for us.

Names: Shelley Perry (California USA)
Date: 21st & 22nd November 2008

The two days were great.  So overall it was a great few days and great experience.  I loved the Floating Villages, that was awesome.  Second day was great too. The two places you chose for lunch both days were great!!! I liked the routes because they were different, one in the countryside, water, the other temples. Once again, the guide was great guy and terrific guide. I would like to come back to Cambodia at sometime.

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