Tour Code: CCT – 03
Tour Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights
Starts/Ends: Siem Reap/ Siem Reap
Group size: Private only – 1 persons minimum and above
- Full Itinerary
- Price & Inclusion
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D) – Cycle 14 km
International flight: your own arrangement Accommodation: Angkor Hotel in Superior room
Upon arrival, we will be met and transferred to hotel. Then, we will check the bicycle for cycling will be starting form this afternoon to explore the capital of Khmer Empire. We will spend the full afternoon exploring the main Angkor Wat Temple and we will enjoy sunset at the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng.
Tonight will follow by a welcome diner accompany by the Apsara performance
Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Siem Reap – Main Angkor Temples (50km cycling) (B, L)
Accommodation: Angkor Hotel in Superior room 7-8 hours cycling
Difficulty rating: Moderate
Today, we commence with a ride from the hotel to the South Gate of Angkor Thom Ancient City. Here we explore the centerpiece of the ancient city, The Bayon. The Bayon contains 54 towers decorated with more than 200 enigmatic smiling faces. Also included in the morning’s tour is the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of Leper Kings, as well as The Ta Prohm Temple.
We enjoy lunch in the Angkor Complex before embarking on our discovery of Angkor Wat, easily the most famous and best preserved of all temples within the Angkor complex. We then ride through hidden paths to the Western Baray, a former Royal Pond. Time to freshen up and drive back to Siem Reap.
Day 3: Banteay Srei – Phnom Kulen Moutain (Trekking) (B, L, D)
5-6 hours trekking. Difficulty rating: Moderate
Accommodation: Overnight at Phnom Kulen in tent
The delightful small temple of Banteay Srey includes some of the most exquisite stone carvings and is wonderfully well-preserved. It is one of the smallest sites at Angkor, a Hindu temple cut from stone of a pinkish hue.
You will be transfer by private transportation through small villages and vivid green rice paddies to reach the site. Children run out of their houses to greet you along the way and there is so much to see – water buffalos happily wallowing in big muddy ponds, cows, pigs, chickens and ducks! Some houses have their own individual frog-farm in the yard – a walled square pond where they breed frogs to eat!.
After finishing the visit of the Temple we will drive toward Kuleng Mountain, a holy place in which the stones were taken to build the Angkor Temples. The transport will drop you in the food of the Mountain in order to begin the trek. For 17 kilometers you will enjoy walking through the slush forest and passing by a breathtaking waterfall. Finally we will overnight by tents in the summit of the mountain inside of a monastery.
Day 4: Phnom Kulen – Beang Melea – Siem Reap (B, L, D)
Accommodation: Angkor Hotel in Superior room 2-3 hours trekking
Difficulty rating: Moderate
We start the trekking early morning for Svay Leu Village. The transportation will be waiting for us to transfer us to Beang Melea Temple. Beng Mealea is a jungle temple covering over one square kilometer. Trees growing firm the broken towers and galleries offer some of the best tree in temple shots aside from Ta Promh. After the visit you will be finally transfered to you hotel in Siem Reap. Tonight will follow by dinner accompany by the Apsara performance to describe of Khmer myths.
Day 5: Siem Reap – floating village – departure (B)
Difficulty rating: Easy
After having breakfast the hotel will be met and transfer visit the floating village of Tonle Sap lake where will see the ancient life style are living on water including floating houses, restaurant, hospital, church, school, store..etc by the boat excursion. The afternoon will transfer to airport for departure flight.
- Accommodation in hotel room sharing basis with daily breakfast and tax
- Accommodation in tent and home stay as stated
- All meals as stated (3breakfast, 2lunch & 2dinners);
- All tours and transfers in private air-con vehicle with English speaking guide and
- All entrance fees & permits during guide times
- Camping permission and one ranger for day 02 and day 03
- Boat excursion and daily bottle drinking water
- Quality Mountain bike and helmet on day 01
- All airfares & airport taxes not mention
- Visa and visa fees
- Travel insurance (compulsory)
- Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
- Gratuities to guide and driver
- Personal and other expenses such as porter age, bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.
- Note: For additional accommodation and breakfast at Angkor hotel cost US$25/twin/single/double room per night + breakfast & tax.