Family holiday Cycling Tour 3D
Day1. Angkor Wat Circuit 17km ride through amazing Angkor Park forest and single tracks trails.
Day2. Grand royal way tour 19km follow ancients royal way trails and the great explorers villages inside Angkor Park.
Day3. The great lake, Tonle Sap 17km trails to the farm and rice fields village views.
Price depend on number of people
Day1. Angkor Wat Circuit
At 7:45 am transfer from hotel to Angkor Wat. When we arrive, we will do a small intimate 17km. tour of the beautiful ancient temples, Angkor Wat , Bayon and Ta Nie. (Our well-informed tour guide will give you an intimate insight into the history of the majestic beauty that you only read about, but now can experience.)
About 2hrs or so later, we will get our bikes and start the best tour in Siem Reap. (We will ride through rice fields, jungles, and Angkor Wat motes, all this while taking in the beauty that only Cambodia can offer.) Bring your cameras, this can’t be beat!
At noon we will break at elephant terrace for a local meal that is organic, yummy and as authentic as any mothers’ old recipe. After lunch we will begin the 2nd leg of the bike journey. Visiting secret temples off the beaten track. See a charming colonial dam on the outside of Ta Nei.
See a monkey in a rain forest, catch a butterfly, smell a flower, breath in the jungles fresh air. Something that only you can experience, all because of our many years of trekking and secret discoveries. (Small pole hole and single tracks also included).
We will finish this lovely 1st day adventure at around 4pm, and then transfer back to the hotel
Day2. The Grand royal way tour.
At 7:45 am transfer from hotel to Bat Chum When we arrive to Bat Chum we do the Grand royal 19km tour, including Ta Preah Khan and Banteay Thom.
This will be a wonderful mix of biking and walking. We will also have our guide giving you the insights and stories that makes this adventure more enriching. See a super hidden temple in the Sra Srang village, watch a rare bird on jungle vine, visit a local family and see their wooden hand crafted art. Bike down a narrow trail in the middle of rice filed. We will arrive Ta Phrom (where they shot the famous film Tomb Raider).
There we will walk the ancient temple, leaning about the history and taking the best pictures you will ever take, (Making everybody home envious of the beauty you experienced, that they may never see) After this excitement we will break for some clean water and local fresh fruit break. Then back on bikes for the best part, trails and trails of fun, designed for all levels of cyclists. Have you cameras ready this will be something, locals doing their thing, rice harvesting, water buffalo herding, tarantula hunting and life in the jungle. Temples that seem to come from the garden of Eden, overgrown vines with pastel sand stone, exotic flowers that have cures for almost anything and are more beautiful than your first childhood dream.
At noonish we stop for lunch at the relaxing and beautiful elephant terrace. Local food and is better than good. After we will ride to along the wall of Angkor Thom city, something not to be missed. After we will meet our van and transfer to the Secret Banteay Thom Temple, right in the middle of the jungle. Indiana Jones eat your heart out, and crack the whips.
We will finish this lovely 2nd day adventure at around 4pm, and then transfer back to the hotel
Day3. The Great Lake, Tonle Sap
At 8:30am transfer from hotel to ride a great lake Tonle Sap. When we arrive at the biggest lake in South East Asia we begin a 17km ride. With our guide again sharing the stories and explaining the cultures, traditions of the local villagers living off the lake and it’s abundance of fish and lake creatures. (Maybe you will see a mermaid?) You will see old pagodas, wats, and religious artifacts that will make you look twice just because they are so beautiful and real. Maybe even see a few rare ibis cranes in the middle of rice field. We will ride along the red craver road, with rows and rows of traditional khmer wooden houses. Children will be playing with their makeshift toys, enjoying life without the ipads or remote control cars that they may never see. Everybody will be happy waving you on as you enjoy the ride. We will visit Prey Monti temple, know as the land mine field in the Hollywood film “first they killed my father”.
We will finally arrive at Kompong Phluke, and walk through the local market, seeing the everyday life, selling fish, fruit, and maybe some pig feet, all in days’ work. After we will jump on boat and make our way down to the floating village, a sight to be seen more than once. Our guide will explain how these people live off the lake during both seasons, making due even when it seems impossible. Oh and we will break for our local tonal sap lunch on a floating restaurant, yup, an island of sorts somewhere in between. We will finish this wonderful last day at around 3pm. And then back to the hotel. You and your children will have story to tell back home, a once in a lifetime experience.
Finish at 3pm transfer to hotel!
End of the tours!