Full day bike tour in Siem Reap, Cambodia
An unforgettable way to tour Angkor Wat and its surrounding sights - Bike quiet back trails, explore the breathtaking Angkor temples, see all the highlights and hidden attractions all while cycling through the friendly Cambodian countryside outside Siem Reap.
This bike tour runs from Siem Reap.
Escape the crowds, the busy roads and the well worn tourist trail at Angkor. Cycle the small tracks and minor roads to see a different side of the Angkor Temples. This is a guided bike tour of the most intriguing of the major temples. We visit Tha Prom, The Elephant Terrace and the Bayon as well as a couple of less visited ones along the way. We finish with a ride on small trails through the villages and back to town. This is a truly enjoyable ride on a good bike with a friendly Cambodian cycling guide.
If you can ride a bike, then you will love this bike tour. The distance is approximately 30 km on mainly flat tracks and small roads. We will stop often for photos, temple exploration on foot and refreshments.
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
25-30 km distance
Tour Features and Inclusions
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Visit one of the world's greatest archaeological parks. We see the main sights of Angkor Wat, The Bayon and Ta Prohm as part of our tour, 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.
A delicious local lunch is included. Snacks, fruit and clean water are also provided throughout the tour.
1 to 10
This tour is guaranteed for a minimum of just 1 traveller. And we limit the group size to a maximum of 10 travelers so 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
For Bike the Angkor Temples
Gather at the Grasshopper Shop
Meet at The Grasshopper Shop at 7:15 am, just over the river from the old market. Bring camera, sunglasses, sunscreen and comfortable cycling clothes. We will start our ride out towards the main temple area at 7:30 along a small road which follows the Siem Reap River.
Cycle the Angkor Temples
The first temple we visit is the amazing Angkor Wat. We then cycle the main circuit road and just as we enter Angkor Thom, we leave the road and spend the rest of the day on charming, quiet trails through these majestic structures. We visit The Bayon, famous for its serene faces and The Elephant Terrace while our lunch is prepared. After lunch we visit Ta Prom, known commonly as the jungle temple, with tree roots attempting to reclaim the ruins. From here we ride a red dirt road and then some great small tracks back to town. You can expect to return to town around 4:30 pm.
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?
This ride is predominately on flat tracks and small roads - there are no hills in the area so anyone who can reasonably ride a bike can do this tour. There are some sections on small dirt trails so beginner riders should not choose this tour.
Making a Booking
Like what you see? Book Bike the Angkor Temples day tour with Grasshopper Adventures.
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 bike 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
Grasshopper Shop Siem Reap
586 Street 26, Siem Reap 17254
For Assistance Phone: +855 12 462 165
Meeting time: 7:15 am
For a face to face chat about this and other amazing tours, feel free to visit us at our Siem Reap shop.
What our guests tell us...
Just a selection of our great reviews!
We really enjoyed our day of cycling Bike the Angkor temples! Our guide, Roem, took good care of us and gave us good information throughout the day … A really fun way to see the temples and even see small bits and pieces of ruins as you ride through the jungle.
Highly recommend doing this tour to avoid all the mayhem of the taxis, tuk tuks and buses around the key temples, we were able to slip off onto the easily rideable tracks through the jungle past the villages, and keep cool whilst experiencing a different perspective of the area.
At each stop, [our guide] Chen spoke about the significance of the temples and explained some of the stories carved into the walls. He also allowed us our own time to walk around and explore. Overall this was a great experience - even the rides between the temples were beautiful.
Our guide Hun was very informative and fun. The safety standard was good and there was alot of variety in the day. The lunch was delicious. Highly recommend this tour.
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