Take your family to discover a true gem of south east Asia and explore some of the most renowned temples in the world, Angkor Wat. Classed as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are sure to take your breath away. Feel like Indiana Jones exploring the temple of Ta Prohm, where Tomb Raider was filmed, experience a floating village by kayak and enjoy a jungle trek though the vines. We will take a stroll through bustling Cambodian market, learn a little Khmer and get our hands dirty making pottery on this unforgettable family trip.
Departure dates: Every Tuesday
Meet in Siem Reap and have a traditional Khmer dinner for your first night. Tonight we head to Phare, an acrobatic Cambodian circus.
DAY 2Tomb Rider
Get ready for action packed day. Explore the magnificent Angkor Wat, classed at the 'Eighth Wonder of the World'. You'll also have a look round Ta Prohm, filming location for the film Tomb Raider. The beauty of this temple lies in it being completely untouched. This afternoon it's time to learn some Khmer, which you can then practice at the local market before completing a short trek through a jungle.
Today's cycling is approximately up to 27km.
DAY 3Angkor Temples
Today you'll cycle back to the Angkor temples, visiting the Angkor Thom and Bayon temple, a series of faces carved out of stone. After lunch you'll have saved the best until last, the jaw dropping Angkor Wat. This afternoon it's time to get creative as you try your hand at pottery making before an enjoying a barbecue.
Today's cycling is approximately 25km.
DAY 4Paddle and Pedal
Today you'll explore Tonle Sap, a series of fully functioning floating villages. You'll kayak through a majestic forest before enjoying lunch at a house on stilts. This afternoon is a gentle ride and your final dinner in Cambodia will be at one of Siem Reap's oldest restaurants.
Today's cycling is approximately 20km.
After breakfast its time to depart for your onward travel after an amazing few days.
Explore this stunning temple complex by bicycle and discover mythical and ancient wonders. Watch your step as you make your way through the temples reclaimed by the earth and wrapped in vines and tree branches. Immerse yourself in the Cambodian culture and experience an inner tranquility brought about by probably the friendliest people on earth and a country steeped in fascinating modern history.
Although Cambodia has two distinct weather seasons, you can cycle in Cambodia at any time of the year. The dry season lasts from October to late April and the wet season lasts May to late September. It is usually hottest from March to June and it can also be very humid during this period. The coolest months of the year are October and December but temperatures are still regularly in the mid 20s which make cycling very pleasant at this time.
You will be met and collected at Siem Reap International Airport, before being whisked away to the hotel in the city. On the final day of the holiday, you can join the transfer from the hotel to Siem Reap International Airport or make separate arrangements to stay in Asia.
Your trip will include all meals which consist of fresh, local cuisine but arrangements can be made if you have any particular dietary requirements. Bottled water as well as local fruits and refreshments are provided on all cycling days.
The holiday is guided by English speaking, knowledgeable, friendly guides. Your ride will be followed by a support van equipped with plenty of refreshments as well as a comprehensive first-aid kit. Alternatively, if you would like to do this tour privately, this can be arranged, just ask our cycling experts.
You will have a well trained and knowledgeable guide who will carry a comprehensive first-aid kit. In the unlikely case of any medical emergency that requires a hospital, there is ground transportation on hand to provide assistance and a local speaking support team.
The bike you will hire will give you a comfortable ride as you cruise through south east Asia and it is equipped with water bottle holders and an area to keep a small day bag. If you would like to bring your own bike instead, please let our cycling experience team know.
The air conditioned support van will be equipped with essentials such as bottled mineral water and local fruit and snacks during each day's ride. The guide will have a travel set of bike tools for emergency repairs and the support van will be equipped with spare parts and other tools.
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.