The Great Tonle Sap Trail

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A Cycling holiday in Cambodia from Phnom Penh to Angkor Wat temple throughout west of the Great Tonle Sap Lake. It’s fantastic way to see real life of Cambodia, explore beautiful countryside and pretty floating villages at west of the Great Tonle Sap Lake and cycle through the jungle surrounding the temple where you’ll have a fun and invigorating way to explore and soak up the atmosphere with birds and wildlife chirping.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Children, Cycling, Discovery, Family
  • Activity Level Moderate
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  • Group Size Small Group
    10
All about the The Great Tonle Sap Trail.

A Cycling holiday in Cambodia from Phnom Penh to Angkor Wat temple throughout west of the Great Tonle Sap Lake. It’s fantastic way to see real life of Cambodia, explore beautiful countryside and pretty floating villages at west of the Great Tonle Sap Lake and cycle through the jungle surrounding the temple where you’ll have a fun and invigorating way to explore and soak up the atmosphere with birds and wildlife chirping.

From day to day, we just ride for an average from 25km to 45km, with the emphasis on sightseeing and we have one rest day on the Great Tonle Sap Lake which drive on the public or private speedboat. Starting at the capital of Phnom Penh, we are provided with our bikes and set off to explore on back roads and villages trails where you’ll encounter experience with beautiful countryside and geniuses floating villages.  A boat trip on the great waterway of Tonle Sap Lake from Batambang to Siem Reap, set in a landscape of rice fields, palm trees and pretty riverside villages as a great way to sign off on this unforgettable journey. Vehicle support is available for most of the route. A leisurely mountain biking holiday, offering the chance to experience the very best of Cambodia.

Tour highlights:

  • Cycle adventure through the rural heart of Cambodia where set in a landscape of paddy fields, palm trees and pretty riverside villages.
  • We cycle the back trails along rivers and old railway lines to Kampong Chanang, the home of Cambodian pottery
  • Explore Batambang town where the beautiful French Colonial architecture through city and learn a lot of thing these lovely city

Tour at a Glance:  

  • Duration : 3 days / 2 nights
  • Join in Phnom Penh and end in Siem Reap with vehicle supported
  • Minimum age: 9 years old
  • Max group size: 10

Is this cycling adventure right for you?

Phnom Penh to Siem Reap on West Tonle Sap Trail Cycling Journey. Leisurely cycling on backroads, and dirt trails along the Great Tonle Sap River and Khmer villages, beautiful countryside, farmland and fishing community that we visit, this is our fun and easy biking holiday. We ride for an average of just 30 kilometers to 45 kilometers each day, with the emphasis on sightseeing. Anyone who rides a bike occasionally will manage this journey. Vehicle support is available for most of the route. Bikes (Cannondale Trail 6 –Model 2016 & 2017 with front suspension, Mineral Disk-brakes and Shimano components) are provided for this wonderful holiday. Please provide us with your height when you book, so we can make sure that a bike of the appropriate size is made available to you. We stay in comfort hotel that located in the central of province where is convenience for you to experience more about Cambodia.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Hotel pick up in Phnom Penh and drop off in Siem Reap
  • English-speaking cycle guide
  • Transfers by car and boat as required
  • A support vehicle and driver
  • All accommodation as described
  • Meals as per the Meal Plan
  • Cannondale Trail 6 (model 2016- 2017) mountain bike and helmet

Accommodation and Meals

  • 2 nights hotel one standard room for 2 (double)
  • 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel insurance
  • Some meals as per the Meal Plan
  • Miscellaneous personal expenses and tips
  1. Day 1 Cycle to Udong and transfer to the lively city of Kampong Chhnang (45km)

    We set out of the down by by car to escape the traffic. Then, we saddle up and cycle on less busy roads to explore pretty villages, see beautiful farmland and beautiful countryside where you’ll see local farmers do anything such as farming activities, catching fishing and make palm sugar or palm wine. The palm tree is the national symbol of the Kingdom of Cambodia and their people can use it many thing through their daily life for build the houses, cooking, boat, palm sugar, palm wine and traditional medicine etc. Continuously, you will visit one of Buddha monastery and your guide will explain you more about Buddhism in Cambodia as the national religion and related with our cycle of life. We arrived the Udong Mountain around lunch time. After relaxing and delicious local lunch, we climb up the Udong hill where you’ll explore largest of Buddha status, some of Khmer Kings stupas, and beautiful views of Cambodia countryside and Great Tonle Sap Lake. After visit the Udong Mountain, we have a minivan private transfer to lively city of Kampong Chhnang, the home of Cambodia ceramic pottery and pretty floating villages. Vehicle supported most of the routs and overnight at a hotel in Kampong Chhnang.

    |42Km cycling| Meals= LD| Overnight in Kampong Chhnang Town|

  2. Day 2 Khmer Villages Cycle Ride and drive to the lively city of Batambang (40km)

    Today’s morning ride takes us around Kampong Chnnang, through paddy fields and plantations fringed with palm trees. Small villages along the way produce attractive pottery and we have chance to stop and peruse their wares. We then take a drive to the lively city of Batambang where the paddy fields center and a popular destination for its nearby ancient temples, French colonial architecture, and Buddhist shrines. We take a twilight ride to see the Banan temple and Sampou Mountain where the stunning beautiful view of paddy rice fields during the sunset. Transfer back to town will give you a rest time before dinner.

    |40Km cycling| Meals= BLD| Overnight in Battambang Town|

     

  3. Day 3 Cycle Battambang and drive to lively city of Siem Reap

    Our third days is arrived, you will wishing this occasion is not end where you need to try out 30km cycling more to explore outskirt area of Battambang town. We cycle along the river up north to see local livelihoods; such as Rice noodle- Bamboo sticky rice- oldest Buddhist temple [Somruong Knong temple]- then head up to visit visit Fish paste market. Continuously we cycle to see rice wine spot and learn how to make it. We also stop to visit a local house where they make dried banana and rice paper formation. Finally, we will stop at a crocodile farm on the way back to the town and after lunch make our way to Siem Reap by vehicle support. The tour concludes with a drop-off at your hotel in Siem Reap town.

    |30Km cycling| Meals= BL|

One Night in comfort guesthouse and one night in boutique hotel

We offer variable accommodation during the trip at any central provinces west of Tonle Sap Lake where you will explore more by your own and see a lot of thing from place to place.

  1. Garden Guesthouse in Kampong Chhnang town.

Located in Kampong Chhnang, Garden Guesthouse provides cozy and affordable accommodation featuring complimentary WiFi access.

Rooms are cooled with either air conditioning or fan. Amenities include mosquito screening, a seating area with outdoor furniture and a wardrobe. Bathroom facilities are en suite. Click here to learn more about this guesthouse.

  1. Bambu Battambang Hotel in Battambang Town

Bambu Battambang Hotel was opened in September 2010 as a boutique hotel concept and offers its guests the ultimate accommodation experience with its 16 luxurious bedrooms arranged in 4 traditionally inspired buildings in Battambang, Cambodia. When designing the hotel we wanted to combine all that was best in the local Khmer and French colonial architecture whilst providing our guests with maximum comfort and convenience. Click here to learn more about this boutique Hotel in Battambang Town.

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Garden Guesthouse in Kampong Chhnang town.A cozy and affordable accommodation In Kampong Chhnang Town

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