Full day bike tour in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Experience the thrill of a bucket-list sunrise over the majestic spires of Angkor Wat on a premium cycle tour through this UNESCO World Heritage Archeological Park with breakfast and lunch included. This sunrise bike tour is our quintessential Angkor Wat experience and it's sure to be an unforgettable morning.
This trip runs outside of Siem Reap.
Begin with a van pickup from your hotel that brings you straight to Angkor Wat for sunrise, then enjoy a magical walk through the temple in the soft morning light and cool temperatures once the crowds of tourists have dispersed. A delicious breakfast awaits a short van ride away so we can fuel up before mounting the bikes.
After breakfast, we ride around the hidden trails of the Angkor complex through the jungle to visit some of the park’s best-kept secrets as well as the iconic temples of the Bayon, Ta Prohm and The Elephant Terrace. As the day heats up, we lunch with a view of Sra Srang Lake and then return to your hotel by vehicle.
What differentiates this tour from our other Angkor Wat offerings is the full support of a transfer through town and an on-hand support vehicle all morning as well as our intimate groups, capped at 6 cyclists to give you an even more personal experience.
Please note:Cambodian day tours will not operate April 13th to 17th due to the Khmer New Year holidays. We will re-open April 18th and apologise for any inconvenience. Hope you enjoy the many celebrations happening this time of year!
1 day duration
20-25 km distance
Tour Features & Inclusions
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Visit one of the world's great monuments. After experiencing the sun rising up behind the temple, walk through the site when it is at its quietest and most inspiring. We also visit the famous temples of Ta Prohm and The Bayon, in addition to some smaller, less-visited sites.
While we take you to see many of the iconic temples of the Angkor Archeological Park our means of travel is half the fun. We ride the back roads and hidden dirt trails to escape the crowds and bus tourists.
Quality, well maintained imported GT mountain bikes with full hydraulic disc brakes a helmet and reusable sports water bottle are provided.
An experienced English speaking, local leader will host you on this trip who is well spoken, very well informed, and charming. Our leaders are often cited as being the main highlight of the tour. We use local leaders who have a passion for their country and are always well informed on topics ranging from history, politics, cuisine and importantly local customs and cultures. Our leaders will take pride in introducing you to every aspect of their country.
This tour is fully supported by an air-conditioned support vehicle so if you need a break from the riding the van is always there to use.
A delicious breakfast and lunch are included. Snacks, fruit and clean water are also provided throughout the tour.
1 to 6
This tour is guaranteed for a minimum of just 1 traveller. And we limit the group size to only 6 travellers so that you get all the attention you want in an intimate group.
We have a range of kids sized bikes, tag-alongs and child seats so there's no reason to leave the kids at the hotel. And to help families we offer discounts to all children aged 15 years and below: Ages 0 to 4 years - 50% off / Ages 5 to 12 years - 30% off / Ages 13 to 15 years - 10% off
Sunrise at Angkor Wat
The tour starts with a pickup from your hotel. The time will be advised when we confirm your booking. The van will take you through the busy streets around town right to the Angkor Archeological Park and the Angkor Wat temple where you will meet the rest of the group and your guide will pick out the perfect position to watch the dawn break. If the weather gods are with you, the sun will rise up behind the majestic spires of Angkor Wat and provide the most stunning of silhouettes. This is truly a profound experience.
Angkor Wat Walking Tour & Breakfast
As the crowds of tourists disperse, you will have Angkor to yourselves in the best temperature and light of the day. Your guide will take you through this ancient wonder to give you an overview of Angkor Wat after which you enjoy breakfast, just outside the temple area in peaceful surroundings.
Biking Angkor Archeological Park
The rest of the day is spent cycling the back trails through thick forest to ancient ruins, stopping at both iconic and lesser-known temples. Among others, we park our bikes at the many faces of Bayon and the jungle swallowed Ta Prohm, both must-sees. Enjoy pedaling through the mysterious jungle surrounding the temples before we take lunch by the small reservoir called Sra Srang. As the day heats up, we drive back to town and to your hotel. You can expect to arrive back around 2pm.
Please note:Appropriate dress (knees and shoulders fully covered) is compulsory for entry into certain sections of Angkor Wat, and should also be observed throughout all temple areas for reasons of cultural sensitivity.
What's The Riding Like?
The day’s cycling is extremely flat and on small tracks and quiet roads, however, there are some sections on dirt trails that aren’t for beginner riders
Making a Booking
Click on the 'Book this tour' button below or at the top of the page to reserve your place on this tour.
Full payment will be taken at the time of booking.
Should you wish to book less than two days before travelling, you should contact the Grasshopper shop on +855 12 462 165.
You will need an Angkor Pass for this tour. If you don't already have one, you can purchase one upon entry to the Angkor Zone on the morning of the tour.
Please note: Cambodian day tours will not operate April 13th to 18th due to the Khmer New Year holidays. We will re-open April 19th and apologise for any inconvenience. Hope you enjoy the many celebrations happening this time of year!
Starting Time & Meeting Point
We will pick you up from your hotel at the time advised when you book. Please be sure to have the name, address and phone number of your hotel on hand when booking this tour.
For a face to face chat about this and other amazing tours, feel free to visit us at our Siem Reap shop.
586 Street 26, Siem Reap 17254
For Assistance Phone: +855 12 462 165
What our guests tell us...
Just a selection of our great reviews!
I just finished up the Angkor Wat Sunrise Tour, and it was beyond amazing. The experience alone was breathtaking and something that I would recommend to everyone. But on top of the sheer beauty of Angkor Wat and surrounding temples, Roem and Grasshopper Tours made it that much more memorable.
As someone who has cycled before but not for many years the cycle was perfect. The speed in which you cycle also creates a lovely breeze which billows through your clothes keeping you cool in the hot Cambodian Sun.
...the opportunity to see farmland, local people at their homes, and some of the back areas of the temples provided a backdrop that I don't think most people visiting get to see. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this excursion as it was a great blend of culture, history, and physical activity.
A wonderful way to explore temples and back roads in a small group. The temples themselves will be crowded but this made it more manageable as we were able to travel in between temples on the smaller back trails/roads. From early morning pickup, meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks, cold water), temple history, and tips on best photo points, I highly recommend this tour.
My guide was amazing and the hospitality throughout the day was impeccable. You do not want for nothing. Going off the beaten track through the villages and jungle was an incredible way to explore these national treasures. Would recommend this tour and company to anyone.
It was a fun trip discovering the grandeur of these monuments and doing so by bike afforded an opportunity to see some of the countryside and get some exercise.
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