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The Best Cambodia Tour Packages for Active Travelers

Lirene CilliersBy Lirene Cilliers   Posted 19th Sep 2023

When people think of Cambodia, Angkor Wat often takes the spotlight. It's an iconic wonder, no doubt. But what if we told you that Cambodia has so much more to offer, and that's precisely what we're here to show you?  
Angkor Wat is just the beginning of the story, and these Cambodia tour packages dive deep into the chapters that often go unnoticed. 
Picture yourself cycling through the tranquil countryside, kayaking down the Mekong alongside rare freshwater dolphins, or hiking to ancient temples hidden in lush jungles. It's all about diving headfirst into the rich tapestry of Cambodia's past and present. 
But we don't stop there. If you're looking to combine the best of Cambodia with Thailand or Vietnam, we've got you covered
So, say goodbye to the all-inclusive vacations where you're confined to the resort, and hello to a journey that truly goes beyond the surface.  

Cambodia Bike, Hike, and Kayak Tour 

Step into the real heart of Cambodia, where your journey is not about ticking off tourist destinations but connecting with the soul of this enchanting country. This isn't your average vacation; it's an adventure that combines cycling, kayaking, and hiking to give you a truly immersive experience. 
This tour is all about going beyond the ordinary. It's about delving into Cambodia's essence, where life is measured by bountiful crops, successful fishing trips, and the warmth of neighbors.


  • Pedal quiet, palm shaded trails along Asia's most famous river, the Mekong 
  • Kayak among the rare and inquisitive, freshwater, Irrawaddy Dolphins 
  • Explore the flooded forests of the Mekong near Laos 
  • Hike the ancient staircase to the clifftop ruins of Preah Vihear temple overlooking Thailand & Cambodia 
  • Dine in a family home where three generations share a proud collection of recipes 
  • Bike the enchanting forest trails through the imposing remnants of Angkor Wat and its ancient city 

"This was the highlight of our around-the-world year long journey. The crew was incredibly supportive, the journey through the Cambodian countryside was magical the food and accommodations were sublime. We definitely see another Grasshopper tour in our future!" - Colleen

Take a spin through what's included in this essential Cambodia cycle tour

Slow Road to Angkor

So, you want to travel from Bangkok to Siem Reap? Forget planes and buses; grab a bike!  
This tour is perfect for you if you yearn for a journey that's more than just getting from point A to point B. This isn't about speed; it's about savoring the beauty and hospitality that lie between two popular destinations. 
Cycle along the coast of Thailand, through orchards, gem mining towns, and the charming cities of Cambodia with their well-preserved French architecture and extraordinary ancient temples. Engaging locals, comfortable accommodation, delicious food, all can be found on one of the lesser trodden paths through Southeast Asia. 


  • Bike along the beach to Chanthaburi as you discover the old Thai town. 
  • Take a locally run tour of village industries in Battambang to learn more about daily Cambodian life. 
  • Marvel at the colors of sunrise over the spires of Angkor Wat. 
  • Cycle fun trails through the jungle to discover hidden temples as well as famous ones. 

So, hit the brakes and have a look at the inclusions when you take the slow road to Angkor.  
This tour is on mostly flat terrain, traveling at a relaxed pace, so it is well suited to those new to cycle touring or cycle enthusiasts looking for a relaxing ride

"I cannot recommend Grasshopper more strongly - from all angles our tour was exceptional. We were so well taken care of by our guides and drivers. The food was superb. The hotels and guest house were amazing. Bikes were excellent. As two women travelling on our own, we felt safe and so well cared for. I cannot wait to do another tour as I am confident that any of the options would be excellent.” - Maggie 

Mekong Bike and Boat Adventure 

Set sail on the Mekong River, from Vietnam to Cambodia, and do it the slow way. Featured at #1 in National Geographic's 17 Ultimate Adventures to Inspire, and for a good reason. This tour combines cycling, exploration, and leisurely river cruising. 
What sets this journey apart? Flexible ride options are available for those on bikes. Non-riding partners and friends are also welcomed and can have just as much fun on a parallel program of walks and local tours.  


  • Take a walking food tour of the lively city of Saigon and sample favorites including local coffee, beer and chocolate.  
  • Cycle or wander the maze of canal paths and bridges of the fertile Mekong Delta  
  • Explore the sleepy river islands where you feel like you are stepping back multiple decades to a time when local life was more traditional.  
  • Pedal the Silk Islands near Phnom Penh and visit traditional village industries.  
  • Wander your way through Phnom Penh with your expert guide in tow to learn more about Cambodian history.  
  • Hear from an expert on the hydrology and ecology of the Mekong & Tonle Sap River systems to understand the significance of this incredible waterway  
  • Gaze at a magnificent sunrise over the spires of Angkor Wat before exploring the park by bike and foot. 

"What a great trip! This is a really well-designed tour giving you a variety of experiences as you journey from Saigon to Siem Reap. The combination of boat and bike is brilliant - you are off cycling through gorgeous countryside by day and then the boat and its wonderfully hospitable crew are waiting for you. No loading and unloading of suitcases - just get back on the boat, have a welcome shower and adjourn to the breezy top deck for pre-dinner drinks." - Martina McGinn 

Jump aboard and discover what’s included in our Mekong Bike and Boat Adventure
These tour packages are your passport to an unforgettable adventure. Let's show you the best of the best – culture, history, activities, and food. It's all here, waiting for you. 
So, strap on your helmet and head over to our Cambodia Cycling Tours for more information.

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