|Type of tour:||Guided|
|Distance:||37 Miles/day average|
|Dates:||Daily departures upon request|
|Start city:||Siem Reap, Cambodia|
|End city:||Siem Reap, Cambodia|
Discover the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat by bike. Explore the floating cities of Tonle Sap Lake. This 4 day trip introduces travelers to the unique wonders of Cambodia's central region.
Our Angkor Wat cycling getaway is a great stop over package for folks traveling through Southeast Asia. The bike tour takes in the most significant ruins of this historic wonderland, biking both the grand circuit and the lesser circuit. Enjoy the spectacular sunset from a top Phnom Bakeng, experience daily life for a village floating on Tonle Sap Lake, be entertained by Aspara Dancers during a traditional Cambodian dinner, and more.
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Day 1: Arrival to Siem Reap (16-25 mi/25-40 km)
After checking into your hotel, pedal to Siem Reap's countryside and the 9th century Rolous temple group which includes the oldest temples of the Angkor Complex. Following the tranquil rural trails, cycle past Khmer villages, pagodas, rice field. Before getting to Rolous, visit Lolei, Bakong and Preas Kor Temple. After discovering the fabulous temple ruins, return to town by bike. The rest day is yours to relax and explore Siem Reap. In the evening enjoy a traditional Cambodian meal and performance by Apsara dancers.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap - Angkor Wat (31 mi/50 km)
Embark on a 6 mi (10 km) ride from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat, stopping to explore the temple complex and enjoy a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, cycle 11-14 mi (17- 24 km) on the small circuit between Angkor Wat and Phnom Bakeng, with stops at the Death Gate, Victory Gate, Terraces of Elephants and Leper King, and Srah Srang. Watch the sunset from Phnom Bakeng.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Cycle Angkor Wat (32 mi/52 km)
Take a shuttle bus to the rose sandstone temple of Banteay Srei. Admire the temple's magnificent carvings, then embark by bicycle on the 19 mi (31 km) grand circuit to the jungle temple ruins of Preah Khan. Bike to Neak Pean Temple, famous for its sacred pools, breaking for lunch before riding another 13 mi (21 km) to Banteay Kdei and Siem Reap via picturesque country lanes.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 4: Visit Tonle Sap Lake
This morning enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap lake, the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. You will see a fishermen's floating village on the lake. The village moves from place to place following water levels and currents. Return to the hotel for check out and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
We now have 2015 information for some tours. Please contact us to inquire if you don't see 2015 dates and prices here.
Daily departures upon request
|Groups of 2-5|
These are sample hotels and may vary based on availability.
Angkor Village Hotel, Siem Reap
Bikes available to rent:
Equipment included with bike rentals:
Pedals and Seats:
The bikes will have FLAT pedals. If you want to bring your own pedals, please bring your own shoes and also the necessary equipment to change the pedals. You can also bring your own saddle, and the guides will help you swap them out.
Helmets are available on this tour, but we recommend that you bring your own for safety and hygiene purposes.
Water bottles are not included on this tour. For hygiene and ecological reasons we recommend that you bring your own water bottle.
The cycling is on a mix of roads and dirt path. Traffic is moderate to light and very bike friendly. The route is suitable for performance road, sport road and touring bikes. The terrain is primarily flat.
This tour is leisurely and is recommended for cyclists in average physical condition.
Tour start and end
Nearest airport: Siem Reap, Cambodia
We suggest booking your flight between Siem Reap and your Asian gateway (Bangkok, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi) separately from your international flight, as the rates will usually be much more economical.
Please Note: Passports are required for all guests. Your passport should have at least 6 months validity past your intended travel dates. Visas are required and can be obtained online through Cambodia's e-Visa system http://www.mfaic.gov.kh/evisa/
The best weather is October through March. April & May are hot, and June through September is rainy, which means that the roads might be muddy.
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Pedalers Pub and Grille provide imaginative bike tours for cycling enthusiasts in Asia, Alaska and the Pacific. Enjoy fully supported rides through dramatic landscapes, boutique lodging and hearty meals featuring regional cuisine. Discover the country through the knowledge and stories of local cycling guides, enabling you to return home with an understanding of the local culture.
Strengths of Pedalers Pub and Grille include longer rides for cycling enthusiasts, local staff in each destination, imaginative routes and great value with first class accommodations at moderate tour prices. Among their numerous awards and distinctions is being placed in the top ten bike companies of the world-wide National Geographic Traveler Magazine, along with the National Geographic Adventure Magazine and Best Tour Operators on Earth. They have also been featured in 50 Tours of a Lifetime in 2010 for their Northern Highlights trip in Thailand.
Booking Terms and Conditions
Notice of cancellation must be made in writing and mailed to Pedalers Pub & Grille. The Date of Cancellation will be the day we receive your written notice of cancellation. Cancellations by phone or email will not be considered as valid notice.
Cancellations received before 45 days prior to the scheduled start of the ride will forfeit the deposits paid. Any monies paid in excess of the deposit will be refunded.
Cancellations received less than 45 days prior to the scheduled start of the ride will forfeit all payments made. No refunds will be made.
Our cancellation policy is strictly enforced with no exceptions including medical and family emergencies, deaths in the family, weather or civil unrest. Please note:
• There is no refund for arriving late or leaving a trip early.
• Single supplements are considered part of the trip price and are subject to cancellation fees.
• Pedalers Pub & Grille reserves the right to make route and accommodation modifications as needed.
• On the rare occasion when Pedalers Pub & Grille must cancel a trip, all payments received to date will be refunded, which constitutes full settlement.
• Pedalers Pub & Grille is not responsible for expenses incurred in preparation for any canceled trips, such as airline tickets, or for costs incurred due to travel delays, flight cancellation or illness.
• Guests who fail to complete the Rider Questionnaire prior to trip departure will not be allowed to join the trip and will be subject to Pedalers Pub & Grille standard cancellation policy as described above.
• We strongly recommend the purchase of trip cancellation insurance to cover non-refundable items in the event situations force you to cancel your travel plans.
After you sign up
Once we have processed and accepted your application, you will receive a notice of confirmation. In this confirmation will be additional details, such as access codes to your online rider information, meeting times and suggested flight times. You will find all of the information necessary to plan for your ride in the Pedaler's Biergarten area of our website. Here in addition to ride information, forum and a variety of tips & suggestion, you will find a Guest Questionnaire that MUST be completed in order to participate on the trip. Please note that in respect for our environment, we do not print a ride handbook and prefer to present this information online. If you do not have access to the internet please let us know.
Transferring to a different date
If you find you need to change your departure, you can request your booking be transferred to a different departure date without penalty up to 45 days prior to the originally booked tour's departure date. Requests for transfers to a new date made less than 45 days prior may be considered based on circumstances and if approved will be subject to a $100 rebooking fee per person, otherwise our normal cancellation policy applies. Requests for transferring your booking must be made in writing.
If you find you need change plans again and transfer your booking a 2nd time, there will be a $100 handling fee per person applied for the 2nd and all subsequent transfers. If after you have transferred a booking, you find you have to cancel completely, the cancellation penalty will be the higher of the tours on which you held reservations.
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Youth on Tours
Family Multisport Tours - Children from age 8 on up are welcome on our Family Multisport tours. We feel that this is the minimum safe age for the activities during the trips.
Bike Tours - Youths from age 16 on up are welcome on our standard Bike Tours. Children under the age of 16 will be considered on a case by case basis. If a family with younger children wishes to join a date, we will contact guests already registered on that date and with their OK, will accept the family's booking. Youths must share a room with a family member or have a private room (single supplement applies).
Guests are responsible for: choosing a trip that suits their abilities, level of fitness and state of health; arriving at the trip start with the clothing and gear recommended in the Ride Handbook, and with a bicycle suitable / suitably maintained for the ride; respecting the laws and customs of regions visited; following environmental guidelines and regulations while on the trip in accordance with leader directions; and respecting the rights and privacy of other trip members. Pedalers Pub & Grille reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time prior to or during the trip if, in Pedalers Pub & Grille's opinion, an individual's behavior or physical condition is not compatible with the general enjoyment and well-being of other trip members.
Pedalers Pub & Grille Limitations of Liability
Pedalers Pub & Grille is not liable for bodily injury or property damage as a result of (but not limited to): physical exertion for which a guest is not prepared; forces of nature; travel by plane, train, auto, boat or other conveyance, or by bicycle, kayak, horseback, foot or other form of active or adventure travel; consumption of alcoholic beverages; civil unrest; terrorism; breakdown of equipment; high altitude; lack of or limited access to medical attention in remote locations; and the adequacy of medical attention once provided. Pedalers Pub & Grille is also not liable for expenses (e.g., meals, transportation or hotel costs) not specified as included in the trip cost but which may be required to get to or from a trip start or end. Pedalers Pub & Grille reserves the right to make route and accommodation modifications as necessary to improve the trip's quality or to accommodate the comfort and well-being of guests. Guests grant Pedalers Pub & Grille express permission to take photographs or make film records of its trips for promotional and commercial use, as well as approving such use by third parties with whom Pedalers Pub & Grille may engage in joint marketing, without financial remuneration.
Pedalers Pub & Grille respects our customer's right to privacy. The personal information gathered from our website and from any printed applications or questionnaires is used solely by Pedalers Pub & Grille for the registration on, operation of and marketing of our tours. Some personal information, such as addresses, maybe exchanged with banking institutions while processing your payment. Pedalers Pub & Grille does not provide any customer information to any outside parties for marketing or any other non-transactional purposes.
This right to privacy extends to our trip rosters. It is entirely voluntary to have your personal information listed on the trip roster. You will have the opportunity to select this option while completing our Rider Questionnaire after you are registered. The trip roster will display name, city, state, email, phone and the answer to the About Me question. If you elect not to appear on the trip roster, you will not receive a copy of the trip roster.