Countryside Adventures guide will pick you up at your hotel and then take a short briefing before our adventure two days biking. Biking around Angkor is the best way to explore the temple complex. Starting to explore Angkor complex on the shady road with tree lines.
We ride approximately 70 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.
At Countryside Adventures, We want to bring you to see the real rural life,villages and the hidden charms of Angkok Wat.
Exploring Angkok Wat in Two Days
Day 1: Siem Reap-Angkor Complex (30km)
Depart from the hotel on the main road and cycling through Angkor pass check point. Cycling through the shady road with tree lines. 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.
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).. 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.
Lunch break at local restaurant.
After the visit, cycle to Angkor Wat to finish the small circuit. Stop at South Gate of Angkor Thom for taking photo. 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. Back to your hotel.Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Tonle Sap Lake – Kampong Phluk(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. cycling to Tonle Sap Lake passing small road along the river through villages, pagodas and schools..
After cycling 13km to our the boat station , Board on the boat to visit the village on water, school, fishing farm. After 1 hour boat drive. Return the Siem Reap on the main road to avoid cycling the same road. Afternoon, free at leisure to relax and enjoy complementary 30 minute massage. Ends of 02 days Cycling adventures
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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
– 1 day Angkor pass
–Bikes( Trek/Giant with helmet)
– Complementary message 30 minutes
– International Flights
– Visa Fees $30 (issued on arrival)
– Alcoholic, and other beverages
– Tips for guides.
– Personal travel insurance
– Services not mentioned in itinerary