CYCLING AT THE WORLD WONDER 4 DAYS - 3 NIGHTS , Tour Code: BIKE2

TEMPLE IN FOCUS
CLASSIC CAMBODIA
CHARMING CAMBODIA
CAMBODIA DISCOVER
IMPRESSIVE CAMBODIA
RIVER OF LINGARS

Day 1 : Arrival - Siem Reap (25 km)
On arrival at Siem Riep Airport, you are met by our guide and transferred to hotel. The tranquil Siem Reap Town is our base for visiting the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor, which was the capital of the powerful Khmer Empire from 802 AD to 1350 AD. This stunning and extensive site sprawls over an area of 60 square miles in dense jungle. We get our first biking experience as we cycle to the archeological area. The first stop is the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone. We also visit the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as most complete structure of Angkor Wat. We continue riding our bike to Banteay Kdei, Ta Prohm and Ta Keo Temples. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2 : Siem Reap - Banteay Srei - Angkor Temples (52 km)
The exciting biking trip continues to explore some outlying sites. We make our way We make our way beyond the Angkor Complex through the Preah Dark village to the intricately carved and well preserved Banteay Srei Temple. On arrival we stroll around this beautiful landmark which was designed to leave no space undecorated. Afterwards we ride our bike through the rugged mountain scenery to Kbal Spean, known as the River of 1000 Lingars. This place offers at first sight no particular attractions except the natural environment, but a careful looking will enable us to discover the impressive riverbed covered by many lingars. They are carved in stone in the past to sanctify the water and thank the gods for their gifts. The next stop is Banteay Samre Temple which is adorned with impressive reliefs depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B)

Day 3 : Siem Reap - Roluos Group - Siem Reap (60km)
Heading out of the town we pedal to visit the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya, which flourished in the late 9th and earlier 10th centuries. These are the earliest temples in the Angkor area and are referred to the Rolous group. By late morning we ride our bike to back to the main temple complex to visit various famous temples of the grand circuit such as Preah Khan featuring fabulous carved stone lanterns and impressive sculptures, Kravan, Neak Pean, Krol Ko, Ta Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup. We round off our day with a walk up to Phnom Bakheng Hill to admire the spectacular sunset over these sandstone monuments. A perfect way to celebrate your achievement in completing the trip is to spend this evening at one of famous eating spots in ambience of Apsara dance. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B)

Day 4 : Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake - Siem Reap (30km)
The temple exploration is not only activity in Siem Reap. We visit the famous Tonle Sap Lake on a boat trip out. This shallow lake boats the largest natural fresh water body in Southeast Asia and flows into the Tonle Sap River which joins the Mekong River in Phnom Penh. Today we cycle on a rugged road along the Siem Reap River to Tonle Sap Lake. On arrival we enjoy a short boat excursion, exploring this famous lake. The experience is wonderful as we pass by floating village, friendly children in small boats and fishermen pulling in morning catch. This excursion is all depending on your departure time. The trip ends after your transfer to Siem Reap Airport for departure. (B)

CAMBODIA HOTELS

PHNOM PENH HOTELS
SIEM REAP HOTELS
SIHANOUK VILLE HOTELS
BATTAMBANG HOTELS

ADDRESS

Address:#15, Svay Dong Kum, Siem Reap. CAMBODIA.

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