Cycle Along Mekong Trail To Angkor 12 days

Tour code CBT010

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Duration 12 days 11 nights

Tour route Phnom Penh – Kompong Cham – Kratie via Wat Han Chey - Kratie – StuengTreng Via Home of Dolphin - SteungTreng – SroEm – PreahVehear Temple – BengMealea - Angkor - Floating Village - BanteySrei - Siem Reap


Day 01 : Arrival – Phnom Penh

Upon arrival Phnom Penh will be met by our guide and transfer for checking in at the hotel.After lunch will enjoy with the local Tuk-Tuk to visit to the ornate Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda with a floor that is laid with more than 5,000 silver tiles! Testament to the horrifying legacy of the Khmer Rouge, tour the TuolSleng museum, a former school turned concentration camp.

Overnight in Phnom Penh at Pacific hotel

Day 02 : Phnom Penh –KohDach is the Mekong Island (Cycle 22KM)

Breakfast in the hotel, will be driving through the bustling city and crossing Mekong river by the ferry then enjoy to cycle to see life on the Island of Mekong known as “ KohDach” is the home of Silk. Inhabitants on this island are the rice and vegetation farming and most of the ladies who are staying at home they do silk weaving and cooking for their family.If time permit, transfer to the Russian market where the sights and smells will fill your senses in the narrow aisles and passionate locals.

Overnight in Phnom Penhat Pacific hotel
(Breakfast included)

Day 03 : Phnom Penh – Kompong Cham (Cycling 70KM)

After having breakfast will be checking out and transfer out to the outskirt of RokaaKoung and set to cycle along Mekong River passing school and local student will say “ Hello & Good Bye” to you as well as will so see how friendly of the villagers. Before checking in to hotel will cycle to Koh Pan known as the tobacco farm

Overnight in Kompong Cham at 7Maraka Hotel
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 04 : Kompong Cham – Kratie via Wat Han Chey (Cycling 90KM)

In the morning after having breakfast, will cycle to Kratie by visiting WatHachey where located on the hilltop that overlooking to Mekong River. When arriving StuengTrong will have a ferry crossing then will see the biggest Muslim village in Cambia. After check in at your hotel, will enjoy having the cool beer on the river bank

Overnight in Kratie at Mittapheap Hotel(Tourist class hotel with private bathroom and air-conditioning)

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 05 : Kratie – StuengTreng Via Home of Dolphin (Cycling 64KM)

In the morning will have breakfast, then get back on the bike for cycling to StuengTreng for the first segment of 17KM to Kampiis the home of dolphins to see the Irrawaddy dolphins and then we continue to cycle along the Mekong trail of another 47KM, last segment will transfer by private vehicle to the StuengTreng. After check in will proceed for dinner

Overnight in SteungTreng at Golden River Hotel
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 06 : SteungTreng – SroEm – PreahVehear Temple (Cycling 40KM)

In the morning after having breakfast will be transfer though the former battle field of Khmer Rouge along the row of Phnom Dongrek Mountain about 4hours. Then check in at the guest house, in the afternoon will cycle to the foot of PreahVihear Mount then transfer up/dawn hill by truck to see the ancient temple of PheahVihear was built on the mountaintop.

Overnight night at Soksan Guest House(Tourist class hotel with private bathroom and air-conditioning)
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 07 : SroEm – BengMealea 9 (Cycling 60KM)

In the morning have your breakfast, and then will be a transfer to Koh Ker was one of the capital in Khmer Empire (928-944AD) has not been restored and is one of the least studied temple-complex. Saying that, the area has 42 major temples and it once contained some of the most extraordinary sculptures ever produced in the Khmer art. We mainly visit Prasat Thom is shaped of pyramid and the stunning view from its summit. Getting back on your bicycle then peddling to the Angkor complex of BengMealea and stay overnight in tent here.

Overnight night at BengMealea temple in the campsite
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 08 : BengMealea – Siem Reap (Cycling 65KM)

Having breakfast, then cycle to Siem Reap by getting through the village and visit Chao SreiVibol temple was built on the hilltop that overlooking to the village. On the way will see oxen cart and farmers are working on the field then proceed to climb up Phnom Bok before heading to town of Siem Reap.

Overnight in Siem Reap at Royal Angkor Resort
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 09 : Siem Reap – Angkor (Cycling 27KM)

Having breakfast at hotel then enter this last capital of the Khmer empire by bike through the Southern Gate where giant carvings of gods and demons flank each side of the entrance. Inside this great city, explore the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephant Terrace and Terrace of Leper King. Feel the serenity that exudes from the stone face carvings of the Bayonand temple walls covered in emerald-green moss intertwined with roots which many deem the most charming of all, Ta Prohm.
Having lunch near SrahSrang
In the afternoon, we set off on an exploration to Angkor Wat, an architectural and artistic masterpiece of the mighty Khmer Empire then return to hotel

Overnight in Siem Reap at Royal Angkor Resort
(Breakfast andlunch included)

Day 10 : Siem Reap – Floating Village (Cycling 37KM)

After breakfast in the morning, will cycle to the flood of Tonle Sap, take a boat ride to the village of KompongPhhluk on stilts this afternoon. Explore this great ecosystem by way of canoeing and hear the calls of the macaque monkeys while observing the forest beneath the lake’s surface. In contrast, discover the Chong Kneas where homes and structures shift with the seasons. Nothing is stationary housing everything from police stations to vegetable gardens and even billiard halls on boats or barges!
If time permits, will visit Bakong and PreahKo temples are located in the Roluos group.

Overnight in Siem Reap at Royal Angkor Resort
(Breakfast & lunch included)

Day 11 : Siem Reap – BanteySrei (cycle 68 km RT)

We will leave very early in the morning to see the sunrise over the Angkor Wat main temple by vehicle. Return to hotel for breakfast, we then cycle passing the lovely country side to the ruins of the BanteaySrei Temple, and in the afternoon we go to visit the Mahayana Buddhist temple of Ta Promh is overgrown by fig tree with all the interesting routes are shape of animals.
Tonight if you wish to explore night market compound our guide and driver will bring you over to purchase gift for family and friend.

Overnight in Siem Reapat Royal Angkor Resort
(Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 12 : Siem Reap – Departure

After having your breakfast, will be free at your leisure or enjoy swimming before your departure transfer. (Breakfast included)

COST INCLUDES:
– Accommodation on twin/double room share with daily breakfast;
– 1night stay in campsite
– Meals as stated in the itinerary at our selected restaurants;
– All tours and transfers in private air-con vehicle
– English speaking guide
– All entrance fees
– Boat excursion
– Mountain bike (Trek 4300) & helmet
– Drinking water and snacks
– Support truck from group 5person up

COST EXCLUDES:      
– All international airfares & airport taxes
– Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
– Visa;
– Travel insurance;
– Personal and other expenses not stated in the itinerary.