Cycling from the coast to angkor

  • 9 day(s) - 8 night(s)
  • Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville - Kampot - Kep - Ta Keo - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
  • PTC011

9 days 8 nights

Activity: Cultural visit + biking

Difficulty: Challenging

Arrive in Phnom Penh, and enjoy the day at your leisure. Known at one time as the most beautiful city in the Orient, Phnom Penh is an appealing riverside capital of frenetic marketplaces and inviting sidewalk cafes. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Depart from Phnom Penh, heading south through rocky hills and overgrown plantations to Sihanoukville, Cambodia's premier beach resort. You'll arrive early, giving you lots of time to enjoy the town's wide sparkling beaches. In the late afternoon, climb on board your bike for a trip up to a hilltop pagoda, where you'll be rewarded with unforgettable views over the coast. Overnight in Sihanoukville.

We'll depart from Sihanoukville early, so you can enjoy the day out in the countryside on your bicycle. We'll cycle through countryside on the road to Kampot, against a backdrop of the magnificent Elephant Mountains. After a picnic among rice fields or in a local's home, we'll arrive in Kampot, where you'll enjoy the sunset while strolling among the French Colonial Buildings that line the riverfront. (Approximately 85km of cycling). Overnight in Kampot.

Day 4 - KAMPOT - KEP (B)
A gentle 25kms of cycling will bring you to Kep, a small fishing town on the gulf of Thailand. Formerly a popular French resort town, the seaside resort was practically abandoned to the wilderness, and the lush forest conceals the ruins of gracious colonial villas. After checking in at our hillside hotel, we'll set out into the gulf to enjoy the secluded white sand beaches at Koh Tonsai, Rabbit Island.
Overnight in Kep.

Day 5 - KEP - TAKEO (B)
Depart from Kep by bicycle and journey to another provincial capital, Takeo. A distinctly Cambodian town, Takeo's markets and streets will offer you an intimate look at daily life in the rural countryside. In the afternoon, we'll leave the town's traffic behind as we cycle through the surrounding fields, where everyone even women will be welcomed by the chorus of children shouting, Hello Mister! (Approximately 75km of cycling). Overnight in Takeo.

An early start will set us off back in the direction of Phnom Penh. On the way, we'll stop at Tonle Bati Temple, a recreation area where local people like to spend their free time. During the week, however, it's virtually deserted, and you'll have the Angkorian style temple and gracious gardens to yourself. (Approximately 75km of cycling) Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Today we head to Siem Reap, gateway to the mysterious ruins of Angkor. After lunch at a local restaurant, you'll cycle 8km through shady forest roads as you explore the sprawling complex of temples and ruins. Along the way, you'll visit a number of engaging sites as you begin to delve into the complex history of ancient Khmer civilization. (Approximately 25km of cycling). Overnight in Siem Reap.

Prepare to be astounded as we journey to Angkor Wat, the largest religious structure in the world, and an unforgettable fortress of stone pinnacles, intricately carved reliefs, and colorful shrines. You'll also visit Ta Phrom, a temple overgrown with python-like strangler trees, and the Bayon, a towering ruin guarded with hundreds of mysterious stone faces. Over dinner, enjoy a performance of traditional Khmer ballet. (Approximately 30km of cycling). Overnight in Siem Reap.

Enjoy your final day in Cambodia by exploring Siem Reap on your own. Bargain for silk scarves or shadow puppets at Psar Chas, the Old Market, or relax into a wicker chair in a sidewalk cafe. We will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home, wishing you bon voyage and hoping that you enjoyed your journey with Passage To Cambodia!

Note: This itinerary may alter due to local conditions, the strength of the group and other unexpected circumstances. We will do our very best to adhere to the set itinerary, however we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes that might occur. In all such circumstances, your biking or trekking guide will have the final say.

Accommodation at Borei Angkor Hotel or similar 

Tour Include

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Private transfer and transportation on tours
  • Sightseeing with English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees on tours
  • Bike rental and support team


Tour Exclude

  • Cambodia visa fees if required
  • Domestic and International flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Tipping and personal expenses 
  • Other services not mentioned above



Cycling with zip-lines tour in Angkor

Cycling with zip-lines tour in Angkor

  • Siem Reap - Angkor Temples - Banteay Srei - Tonle Sap Lake
  • PTC08

Afternoon we take the treetop zip-line tour “the flight of the gibbon” Cambodia’s only zip-line treetop tour inside Angkor Park, not far from the majestic temples, including Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.

Angkor on the bicycle

Angkor on the bicycle

  • Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon, Ta Pruhm, Banteay Srei, Beng Mealea, Kulen mountain, Tonle Sap
  • PTC09

Today we get our first biking experience as we cycle to the archeological area. The first stop is 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. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares...

Cycling and trekking in the archaeological park

Cycling and trekking in the archaeological park

  • Angkor Wat - Angkor Thom - Ta Pruhm - Phnom Bouk - Beng Mealea - Floating village
  • PTC010

After our breakfast we depart for a long, but rewarding trek to Rolous group, a set of temples constructed in the 8th and 9th century. Explore these ruins and enjoy a bit of a rest before continuing through small rural villages and over sand paths to our final destination of the day; Phnom Bok Camp. Catch a breath before we take off for a climb up 640 steps to the ruins of Phnom Bok.

Biking to Rivers of the north

Biking to Rivers of the north

  • 7 days 6 nights
  • Phnom Penh - Stung Treng - Kratie - Kompong Cham
  • PTC012

Cycle past the confluence of the Sekong and Se San Rivers, continuing into an area of riverside ethnic minority villages along the scenic Se San River. Arrive where the path ends and the forest begins, then board a boat for a ride through beautiful Se San scenery. Enjoy a picnic lunch and a swim at a sandy island with covered with shady trees.