There are obviously many different ways to discover the Angkor complex in a day. However, for those who want to enjoy a little of everything of this world famous historic site in a slow and gentle pace, our Angkor cycling tour is the ideal choice.
The tour begins in the morning. Get warmed up by cycling 6 kilometers from Siem Riep to Angkor complex. Passing by the legendary Angkor Wat, you will witness one of the most popular sites on the planet before approaching the South Gate of Angkor. The south-west trail along the quaint wall will lead you to Prasat Chrung, one of the four small corner temples of the rampart of Angkor Thom. From here, your next stop will be Bayon, one of the most exciting sites in the complex which features numerous sculptural decorations.
As the tour progress, take a break under the cool shade of the East Gate or the Death Gate of Angkor Thom. The fact that this gate is seldom visited by tourists makes it an ideal place for lunch.
Your Angkor cycling tour continues it way northwards through jungle trails, you will visit Preah Khan and be amazed by the sensational carvings inside the temple. After stopping by the half-ruined Ta Nei Temple, the famous and mysterious jungle temple of Ta Prohm will definitely be a highlight of your trip. It is likely that you will recognize some scenes in Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider. It is really a marvelous display of both natural and human handwork.
As the sun comes down towards the horizon, your last stop will be Srah Srang, a perfect site for photographing. Have a refreshing drink and enjoy the tranquil beauty of the wonderful twilight Before completing your memorable Angkor cycling tour by heading back to Siem Reap, take your time and have a refreshing drink and enjoy the tranquil beauty of the wonderful twilight.