Watch the sun rise over the triple towers of Angkor Wat and experience an unforgettable day bicycling among the ruins of the Angkor Kingdom. With an entertaining and informative local guide, you’ll ride the back roads to iconic temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park. Walk around one of the world’s great monuments at its quietest and most inspiring, and enjoy a delicious Western breakfast and Khmer lunch. Includes round-trip transport by minivan from Siem Reap. Numbers are limited to six participants to ensure a personalized experience with a small group.
Start your full-day tour with an early morning pickup from your hotel in Siem Reap, and purchase an Angkor Pass upon entry to the archaeological park. You’ll meet the rest of your small group at the iconic Angkor Wat, where your guide will pick out the perfect spot to watch the dawn break. If the weather cooperates, watch the sun rise behind the monumental temple to provide the most stunning of silhouettes. Even in the wet season, this is a magical time to see Angkor.As the early crowds thin, take an unforgettable walk through the temple, where the morning light and cool temperatures present Angkor Wat at its best. After your guide provides an overview of Angkor, get fitted with your quality mountain bike and helmet for a short ride to breakfast, provided just outside the temple area in peaceful surroundings.After a delicious breakfast spread, the rest of your day is spent riding around hidden back trails past ruins in the Angkor complex. With your guide, visit some of the best kept secrets and premier sites including the Bayon, Ta Prom and the Elephant Terrace. As the day heats up, stop for lunch by a small reservoir called Sra Srang, enjoying delectable dishes of Khmer cuisine. Then return to Siem Reap by minivan, with drop-off at your hotel in the afternoon.Note: This bike tour covers a distance of approximately 15–18 miles (25–30 km). The ride is mostly on flat paths and small roads without hills, with some small dirt trails unsuitable for beginning riders.