Indotrek Travel Expert

Indotrek Travel Expert

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From the moment you step off the plane in Phnom Penh, often referred to as the tarnished pearl of Asia, you know you are certainly somewhere very different. Once your senses adjust, hop on your bicycle for a trip of a life time through some of the most stunning scenery in South East Asia. The temples of Angkor will leave you breathless.


Tour Information

Location
Duration
10 Days
Departure
03:00
Price per Participant
1,211.00+ USD
Languages
Group size
2 - 20 people
Transportation
Car
Bicycle
Kayak
Walking
Includes
Experienced English speaking local guides. Private Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer. Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days. Meals as mentioned in the itinerary. Bottled drinking water for sightseeing. Snack and frest fruit for cycling day. All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary. Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast. *** Basic first aid kit.
Excludes
International flight to Phnom Penh/from Siem Reap. Cambodia visa. Travel insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home. Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on...) Tips for guide, driver, porters. Bevergae and alcoholic drinks. Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion. Single joing: mandatory surcharge will apply.
Cancellation

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Indotrek Travel Expert

Indotrek Travel Expert

From the moment you step off the plane in Phnom Penh, often referred to as the tarnished pearl of Asia, you know you are certainly somewhere very different. Once your senses adjust, hop on your bicycle for a trip of a life time through some of the most stunning scenery in South East Asia. The temples of Angkor will leave you breathless.

Day 1: Phnom Penh arrival

Arrive in Phnom Penh. Rendezvous at your group’s hotel in Phnom Penh in time for a pre-trip group meeting at 18:00. Enjoy the welcome dinner in local restaurant with Khmer cuisine.


Phnom Penh / Koh Dach Silk Island / Kampong Cham

Following breakfast, take a short transfer to the northeast of Phnom Penh to Koh Dach Island, which is renowned for the thousands of silk weavers and the quality of the silk they produce. The island itself is a rural paradise, an oasis of tranquility. Take a boat across the Mekong River to the island, from here we pick up our bicycles and start our ride through the picturesque countryside and rice paddies. Stop at local family home to observe their silk work still woven on old looms. Put our bikes on the ferry and cruise to the other side of the river and continue peddling along river bank. We finish our ride at the pier, hop on your transport and transfer to Kampong Cham, a peaceful town on the banks of the Mekong River.

Cycling distance: Approx. 40 km

Difficulty: Easy


Kampong Cham - Kratie

A full day’s ride will take us to Kratie, a little town on the Mekong River, which is known for sightings of the rare, fresh water Irrawaddy dolphins.

After breakfast, we cycle along the Mekong Trail.  The ride takes us through one of the Mekong's 'biodiversity hot spots' where non-government organizations are working with local communities to survey and protect the biological richness of the river. The ride winds through rice paddy scenery and small traditional Khmer villages.

After a 20 km ride we will stop at Phnom Hanchey temple, sitting atop a hill from where you can see a fantastic view of the mighty Mekong. We continue to Steung Trong to take the ferry to the other side of the river and enjoy a picnic lunch. Then we continue to cycle along the river, passing through the biggest Muslim or Cham area in Cambodia, then we continue on till we get to Chhloung where we continue to Kratie. Part of cycling route is lined with sugar palm trees. On arrival we will take the ferry across to Trong Island for an overnight stay at the home of Mrs Cheata. Enjoy dinner at homestay. 

Cycling distance: Approx. 90 km

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate



Kratie / Steung Treng

Following breakfast, we take a horse and cart ride around the island to plant a tree for the community then return to the home stay to say goodbye to our hosts and board the ferry to Kratie. Enjoy 1 hour riding to the market to see the local daily life and know how they make their living. Then we head to Prey Kampy to catch the boat to see the freshwater dolphins and ride to Steung Treng while enjoying a scenic along the Mekong River. You will pass through typical Cambodian countryside with views of rice paddies and Khmer traditional stilt houses. Stung Treng is Cambodia’s most remote province, wedged into the far north of the country near the Laos Border.

Cycling distance: Approx. 50 km

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Steung Treng / O’Svay Village / Rattanakiri

Following breakfast, we head north along the Mekong River to the village of O’Svay. The authentic village situated near the Lao border. From here we enjoy our full-day kayaking trip down river. We paddle through the remote flooded forests of Cambodia's amazing Ramsar Wetlands. Many varieties of birds live in these forests. Picnic lunch en route provided. We finish paddling in early afternoon and drive to Rattanakiri.

Kayaking: Approx. 4 – 5 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Trek to Kaoh Piek

Following breakfast at our hotel, we depart for Tonle San, then board a private boat for the 45 minutes cruise to Koh Piek. From here we commence trekking through quiet jungle trails and footpaths. On the way we will see isolated farmhouses, cross a few streams, a bamboo forest and secondary forests. We trek up a hill where we can get great views of the primary jungle canopy. Return to the river where we ride the rapids and continue to a village. The Tonle San River shows her beauty as a green silver stream contrasting against the jungle and remote mountains. Then it’s back to the hotel.

Trekking: 4 – 5 hours

Boating: Approx. 45 minutes

Difficulty: Moderate


Rattanakiri / Steung Treng / Siem Reap

Today, we will take a full day’s drive to Siem Reap. There is time for early morning shopping at the Banlung market, before our transport takes us on a scenic route to Siem Reap via Stung Streng. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Transfer: Approx. 9 hours


Roluos temple and Angkor Wat biking

Today you will start with to visit the Roluos temple group. We ride on quiet country roads passing through villages, Khmer pagodas, lotus ponds and rice paddies. Enjoy the peaceful ambience of the countryside. The ruins of Roluos are among the oldest Khmer monuments in the area, dating back to the 9th century reign of King Indravarman I. Witness the evolution of these magnificent temples from the early days of the Khmer empire up to its peak with the Angkor temples in the 13th century. There are three key Hindu structures that remain at Roluos; Lolei, Bakong and Preah Ko, which were all part of the ancient city of Hariharalaya. You will peacefully explore the temples and soak up the local atmosphere away from the crowds. Cycle back the town to explore Angkor Wat with stops at the Death Gate, Victory Gate, Terraces of Elephants and Leper King, and Srah Srang. Then enjoy watching the sunset from Phnom Bakeng.

Cycling distance: Approx. 45 km

Difficulty: Moderate


Kulen mountain: Hike and bike

Today we bike and hike to explore Siem Reap and surrounds. We leave Siem Reap after breakfast and ride 36Km to Kulen Mountain. Enjoy riding on quiet dirt roads via Kravanh temple, Bantey Kdei, Sras Srang and Phnom Bok. We drop our bikes at Rattanak Tey Pagoda and climb Kulen Mountain by foot. After 88 steps we reach Pres Ang Chup and stop for a short break before continuing the next 100 steps. Continue 4Km to big Nevena (Pres Ang Thom) passing the river of 1000 Linga. Enjoy a picnic lunch box near the waterfall. We hike back to the pagoda where our vehicle is ready to transfer us to Siem Reap. Then we will enjoy the farewell dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Cycling distance: Approx. 50 km

Hiking: Approx. 1.5 hour

Difficulty: Moderate


Departure

At your leisure until transfer to airport for your onward flight.



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