12 Days In-depth Cambodia Cycling Tour

INT-C-CCI12 12 Days In-depth Cambodia Cycling Tour

The 12 days cycling tour enables you to explore Cambodia by bike in great-depth, covering the places of Siem Reap, Battambang, Pursat, Phnom Penh and Kampot.

In addition to a wonderful biking experience across the Angkor temples, in Siem Reap, you can take a day out to Phnom Kulen National Park where you can cool off yourself in the waterfall and get beautiful views of the forests. Also, enjoy a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake.

The cycling in Battambang, Pursat and Kampot offers you stunning countryside landscapes. In Kampot, except for the famous Bolor Hill Station, make your way to the Slat Fields of Kampot to enjoy unique sunrise reflecting in the salt fields flooded by seawater.


PLACES VISITEDSiem Reap - Battambang - Pursat - Phnom Penh - Kampot - Phnom Penh

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.


Trip Highlights

  • Cycle to explore the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom, covering Bayon, Baphuon, Terrace of the Leper King, Terrace of the Elephants, etc.
  • Admire Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world.
  • Take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake to see the unique lifestyle of floating villages.
  • Enjoy a city tour to Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Royal Palace, etc., in Phnom Penh.
  • Experience a biking tour in Battambang,Pursat and Kampot for the stunning countryside scenery.

At a Glance

Siem Reap(4 nights)

Battambang(1 night)

Pursat(1 night)

Phnom Penh(3 nights)

Kampot(2 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

12 Days In-depth Cambodia Cycling Tour

Day 1 Siem Reap Arrival

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Welcome to Siem Reap! Upon arrival, meet up with the tour guide at Siem Reap International Airport. Then, your will be transferred to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2 Siem Reap Biking Experience

Meals: B

Today, enjoy a relaxing and fun biking tour to explore the Angkor temples. It is an easy biking route with good road and easy off-road conditions.

Your biking tour will start near Angkor Wat towards Angkor Thom which is the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer Empire. When you reach the South Gate of the Angkor Thom, bike along the city wall to the West Gate with a stop to visit the Corner Temple in the midway. Near the West Gate, pay a visit to the village outside the city wall where you can observe the daily life of local villagers.

After visiting the village, bike inside the Angkor Thom, and visit the Bayon Temple where you will be surrounded by 216 gigantic stone faces which fame as “Khmer Smile”. Then, tour the Terrace of Elephants, the Royal Palace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Continue to bike north to get away from the crowded tour groups, and you will bike through a quiet path flanked by trees to the Temple Preah Khan and Ta Keo Temple.

Your easy biking trip will finish in Ta Prohm Temple, which is widely known as “lost to the jungle temple”. You will be pick up by Tuk Tuk from Ta Prohm Temple and transfer back to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to relax.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 3 Phnom Kulen National Park

Meals: B

Today, you will take an excursion to Phnom Kulen National Park. Drive out of the hassle city at 8:30 am, pass tranquil countryside, and finally arrive at Phnom Kulen, a beautiful national park that provides a great place to cool off and the stunning nature to see.

Phnom Kulen used to be the ancient capital city in 802AD after King Jayavarman II was initiated as the royal “God of the King”. Walk to visit Preah Ang Thom, a reclining giant Buddha statue. Continue to witness the historical site of 1000 linga carvings under the riverbed.

Also, head to see the secret pool where the white clear water come out of the ground all year round. Then go to the cool waterfall where you can refresh, bathe and swim. Near the waterfall, there are some local huts where you can stop to enjoy local lunch and have fresh coconut.

In the late afternoon, you will be transferred back to hotel.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 4 Banteay Srei, Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk

Meals: B

In the morning, head towards the deep jungle to visit Banteay Srei. The temple is carved from red sandstone, a medium that lends itself to elaborate wall carvings, which are well preserved to this day.

After lunch, take a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake - Tonle Sap Lake. You’ll take a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Then, tour Kompong Phluk, the largest village on the lake, to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 5 Siem Reap to Battambang

Meals: B

In the morning, enjoy a boat trip to Battambang, a pretty riverside town featured with French elegance and tranquil surrounding. The streets and buildings are decorated with many statues of animals and divinities.

In the afternoon, cycle to visit Phnom Sampov, a limestone mountain and important religious site. After that, head to the Killing Caves. At about 6pm, thousands of bats pour out of a cave opening at the foot of the mountain. It’s a pretty incredible sight to see.

Overnight in Battambang.

Day 6 Battambang to Pursat

Meals: B

After an early breakfast, you will cycle along dusty red back roads to visit the hilltop Wat Banan. It is the best-preserved of the Khmer temples in Battambang and offers the great views over the Sang Ke River. In the afternoon, continue your ride towards the town of Pursat. On arrival, check in the hotel and enjoy the swimming pool and a massage spa.

Overnight in Pursat.

Day 7 Pursat to Phnom Penh

Meals: B

This morning, you will depart from Pursat to Phnom Penh by car. The drive takes about 5 hours to arrive in Phnom Penh at noon. Upon arrival hotel, check in and rests you own leisure.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 8 Phnom Penh City Highlights

Meals: B

Start the day with a Tuk-tuk ride to visit the Silver Pagoda which is decorated with about 5000 silver tiles on the floor and the Royal Palace where the Khmer royal family lives. After that, tour the National Museum where you can see a large collection of Khmer history, arts and architecture.

In the afternoon, head straight to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to delve into the sad past of Khmer people. Accompanied by the knowledgeable guide, you will see the exhibitions in the museum and then pay a visit to Choueng Ek Memorial, a pagoda constructed out of over 8000 human skulls excavated from the Killing Fields.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 9 Phnom Penh to Kampot

Meals: B

Today's cycling will take you south of Phnom Penh to Chisaur Mountain Temple in rural Cambodia.

The route is perfectly flat. You will bike through tranquil villages and waterways, via narrow dirt tracks. Stop at the Chisor Mountain Temple for lunch and take time to explore the ancient ruins here which are 200 years older than Angkor Wat. From here, hop into the car down to the Cambodian coastal town of Kampot to enjoy the culinary delights on offer.

Overnight in Kampot.

Day 10 Bokor Hill Station, Kampot River Cruise

Meals: B

This morning, cycle uphill to Bokor Mountain to visit the Bokor Hill Station, home to a collection of abandoned French colonial buildings including the Bokor Palace Hotel, a catholic church, a post office, etc. The station is built in the 1920s by the colonial French settlers as a resort. Today, the station is in a state of decay, seem to be quite eerie in the fog during rainy season.

After that, head down the mountains and drive back to Kampot. Have a lunch break and get some rest in the hotel. Then head to the pier for the Kampot River cruise to enjoy the stunning sunset view and river scenery.

Overnight in Kampot.

Day 11 Kampot Salt Fields, Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple, Back to Phnom Penh

Meals: B

Wake up very early in the morning just in time for the sunrise. Make your way to the Salt Fields of Kampot and wait for the rising sun to reflect in the salt fields flooded by sea water. Just like pepper, Kampot is also famous for its salt production. Here, you can see the workers collect and pile up the salt crystals in the warehouses. You can also witness how the white salt crystals are formed under the sun.

After that, pay a visit to Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple, the only Buddhist cave temple in Cambodia. Then drive around 3 and a half hours to return back to Phnom Penh. 

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 12 Phnom Penh Departure

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Meals: B

Today, enjoy your leisure time untill the guide transfer you to the airport. Hope you have a nice trip home and look forward to traveling with you again!

End of service.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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