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Biking, Food Tour and Floating Village Discovery

  • DURATION:4 Days | 3 Nights
  • TRIP TYPEScheduled
  • ACTIVITY LEVEL1-Active

From US $470

Trip Code: SRTE-BFF-15

DESCRIPTION

Are you looking for a tour in Cambodia that will allow you to immerse yourself deeper into the local cultures and food experience? Then join our 4 days of food tour and cycling experience. This trip offers a combination of cultural exchange and educational experience as well as enjoy sharing the story and flavour with the local host whilst enjoy the scenic ride through the backroads of Siem Reap.

This trip will take you to explore the inspiring landscapes of Angkor Wat and the Cambodian countryside with our experienced tour leader. Join and create a lasting memory of your holiday in Cambodia!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cycle through Siem Reap backroads
  • Learn about the food story from local experts
  • Immerse yourself in the Khmer way of life and culinary culture
  • Reveal the local traditions of Khmer people
  • Learn about the real way of cooking in Cambodia
  • Discover the World Monument of Angkor Complex
  • Travel through the back time of the ancient Khmer temples
  • Entertain yourself through Cambodia cultures and history with your local guide
  • Take your journey through the floating village and enjoy the sunset cruise

DAY TO DAY

Day 1: Siem Reap Food Adventure

Upon your arrival in Siem Reap, you will meet your tour leader at the hotel. Then your guide will detail about the trip. You will have time to rest and you will then start your food journey of Siem Reap street food tour. The first stop is the local restaurant where you will taste fruits, spring rolls, tofu and barbecued snails.

You will then go to the night market, where you can try some bugs, fantastic barbecued chicken, whilst enjoying a cold beverage sitting on a mattress alongside the street market.

You will then visit the Sambai Siem Reap liqueur house where you will learn how Cambodia liqueur is made and visit the infusion room. There you will be invited to try rice whisky in various flavours. Finally, you will transfer back to your hotel around 9 PM.

Included Meals:
Dinner

Accommodation:
Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 2: Cycle the Angkor Temples

After breakfast at the hotel, you start biking the morning temple exploration at the most illustrious temple with fewer crowds. First, you will visit Ta Prohm which is unique in that it has been left largely as it was found- overgrown by jungle trees and vines, with many parts of the temple crumbling to the ground. This makes the so-called Tomb Raider Temple, as it was used during the filming of the movie, one of the most picturesque and memorable temples of the Angkor complex.

You will then head out to the ancient city of Angkor Thom, enter the city through the ancient Gate, an impressive stone gate carved with elephants and four giant faces. From here, continue to Bayon Temple, found in the center of the city famed as the enigmatic faces representing the 54 provinces of the Great Khmer Empire. The Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King are also must-visits as they are both known for their intricate bas-reliefs.

You will take a break at lunch and stop at the local restaurant to enjoy tasteful Cambodian dishes.

Lastly, you will bike to the gem of the Angkor complex, Angkor Wat. Following your tour leader, you will be mesmerized by the rich history and symbolism of this unique ancient temple. Afterwards, you will return to your hotel.

Today’s Ride:
25 – 30 Km

Included Meals:
Breakfast | Lunch

Accommodation:
Overnight in Siem Reap


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What’s Included

ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Must-see attraction and sightseeing
  • Cooking course experience and village visiting fee
  • Food tour experience and local beverage
  • Bicycle and helmet hired
  • Daily drinking water and cold towels
  • Land transportation by private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • The floating village excursion and sunset cruise tour
  • Visit the World Monument of Angkor Wat, Bayon, and Ta Prohm.

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What’s Included

ACCOMMODATION 

  • 3 Nights Accommodation

Each and every night you will retreat to Central Corner D’ Angkor. Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room in our selected hotel. These are recommended properties only – You can mix hotel categories throughout your holiday.

What’s Included

DINING

  • 3 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 1 Dinner

Meals are characterized by fresh, seasonal ingredients, prepared in a simple, classic style of Cambodia. Food & cooking course is offering bountiful selections of local specialities and feature hand-made food among other favourites.

Dietary Requirement
If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies), please inform in advance so that we can provide a notice to the restaurant or hotel where you will be served.

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What’s Included

YOUR TOUR LEADER

Each activity comes with an experienced tour leader responsible for offering local insight, pursuing great experiences and make every tour exceptional.

They are trained to make your trip magical. We know that it’s the unexpected surprises that make a trip memorable. That’s why our guides pride themselves on anticipating your needs before you ask.

  • What's not included
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa or visa arrangements
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Sunscreen, mosquito repellent, hats and protective clothing.
  • Camera/video entrance fees
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc)
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above
  • Admission fee to Angkor Archeology park – US$ 37/ per person

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More Information 

  • TOUR STARTS | FINISHESSiem Reap | Siem Reap
  • bike tour
    TOTAL CYCLING DISTANCEApproximately 70 km
  • NUMBER OF CYCLNG DAYTotal 2 Days
  • MINIMUM AGE12 years
  • GROUP SIZE2 - 8 People
  • cycling tour
    TYPE OF TRANSPORTATION:Bicycle, Boat, Vehicle

TERRAIN

The terrain is varied, mainly flat and follows by the mixture of tarmac roads and dirt roads passing the countryside & Angkor complex. We cycle on backroads with lovely open landscapes and leisurely with plenty of stops to rest or take photos. Our Siem Reaper guides can also easily accommodate type riders, who seek less ride with a boost in the van.

FITNESS LEVELS

This tour is tailor-made to suit cyclists of all levels of experience, fitness, and all ages with different backgrounds. Siem Reaper require all of the cyclists to enjoy the challenges but should respect everyone’s limits of cycling. The tours are designed so everyone can go at their own pace, and bear in mind that this is not a race.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price. You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company. As medical facilities in Cambodia are rather limited, so it is imperative for you to take out a good medical insurance policy when travelling.

BIKE TOOLS & SPARE-PART

The tools and spares are carried by your tour leader in the vehicle along with a full toolkit for the tour. However, it is also gauche for us to carry spares for every eventuality, therefore, it is necessary that when before departing, you should have a quick look at your two-wheel fellow whether it is in good order.

BIKE & PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

We strongly recommend that you ride a mountain bike for our trips involved in asphalt, dirt, and backroads that some are sandy and rocky. If you are much more comfortable with your own staffs, we highly suggest bringing such as pedal, saddle, helmets, and water bottle. Our mechanic will adjust to your bikes and personal staff.

CAMBODIA WEATHER

The country has two distinct weather seasons but we can travel all year round in Cambodia. Our wet season runs from May to September and the dry season from October until April and the heaviest rainfall usually in August & September. The cooler is 24°C around November/December and hottest hitting 35°C around April/May.

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Biking, Food Tour and Floating Village Discovery

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Fantastic, responsible company

5.0 rating
March 13, 2019

Siem Reaper provided a fantastic service from start to finish. Prompt and helpful responses to my queries pre-booking. My guide George was a genuinely lovely person who is friendly and knowledgeable. A varied and interesting tour, can’t believe how much I did in just 4 days! Highly recommended.

AussieInJoburg

"Fabulous Food Cycling"

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December 5, 2018

A great bike ride in the countryside around Siem Reap in local villages, markets, hidden temples, farm life and floating village. All capped off with fabulous food experiences, the highlight being the village cooking class culminating in a fantastic lunch. The guys (George, Marco, Red and Bo) were super friendly and couldn’t do enough for us. Put simply, a superb experience.
There was nothing to dislike. One must expect all of the trappings of country life and local villages and there were no surprises here. All to be expected and the people are so happy and friendly. A wonderful reality check.

Neville Kidd

Cycling and culinary best tour Siem Reap

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December 5, 2018

I have just completed a wonderful 4 day cycling and culinary tour with Siem Reaper. This very special experience was a holiday of a lifetime and I will encourage all our friends to do it!! The tour was personal, never hurried and George, Marco, Red & Bo our guides were knowledgeable, humorous, supportive, kind and had a good command of English (they never stopped smiling)!! My husband & I are both 65 and well travelled. We enjoyed all that the tour offered including riding through the Cambodian countryside, experiencing rural village life, away from busy tourist areas. The company supports sustainability, local communities and initiatives. The culinary journey was always delicious, culminating in a ox cart ride to support locals and a fabulous cooking course. We can’t thank this company enough for this shared special experience. I encourage everyone to consider going on this wonderful tour where you depart from the usual tourist madness and enjoy being a local!!!

Sally Kidd