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Mekong River and Preah Vihea Cycling Tours – 7 days

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Mekong River and Preah Vihea Cycling Tours .Embark on the local boat to cruise along the Mekong River to Koh Dach Island; it is only 1 & ½ hours cruising. Cycle along the Mekong Riverside through the scenery of fishing activities; daily farming activities of planting seasonally; harvesting the corn, beans, rice, and other plantation such as tobacco.Transferred by our support van to the foot of Preah Vihea mountain to take the local pickup to drive up to the top of the hill. Preah Vihear is a Khmer temple situated atop a 525-metre cliff in the Dangrek Mountains in Cambodia close to the Thailand border

CAMCL023: MEKONG RIVER AND PREAH VIHEA CYCLING (7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS)

Day1: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham (Cycling: 85km)

08:00 you will departure from Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham. Embark on the local boat to cruise along the Mekong River to Koh Dach Island; it is only 1 & ½ cruising. On arrival the island you will cycle through the villages where you will see all people in this village are making silk by hand, continue cycling to Kampong Cham along the Mekong Riverside. Lunch will be provided on the way at local restaurant. On arrival at Kampong Cham, check in at hotel and cycle to visit Nokor Batchey Temple.

Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in Kampong Cham (own arrangement)

Day2: Kampong Cham – Kratie (Cycling: 95km)

Breakfast at the hotel, you will cycle along the Mekong Riverside through the scenery of fishing activities; daily farming activities of planting seasonally; harvesting the corn, beans, rice, and other plantation such as tobacco… ect. Lunch will be provided on the way and the remainder of the road you will continue by our escorted van. On arrival check in at hotel and view the sunset from the river bank of Mekong River.

Meals included: Lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in Kratie (own arrangement)

Day3: Kratie – Stung Treng (Cycling: 95km)

Breakfast at the hotel, you will cycle from the town of Kratie along the riverside of Mekong River to Stung Treng. We stop at Prek Kampei to ride the local boat to view the Dolphin and lunch. After lunch you continue biking to reach to 100km cycling and the remainder of the road you will be transferred by our support van to Stung Treng. On arrival check in at hotel and dinner at restaurant on the river bank

Meals included: Lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in Stung Treng (own arrangement)

Day4: Stung Treng – Preah Vihea (Cycling: 95km)

Breakfast at the local restaurant (own arrangement) and you will cycle along the paved road to Preah Vihea province, lunch box and snacks will be provided on the way. The road condition is good but our challenge today will be a long ride, the scenery of the road is something like jungle and forest and fruit plantation. Reach the destination of 100km cycling you will be transferred by support van to hotel near Preah Vihea temple for dinner and overnight.

Meals included: Lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in Preah Vihear (own arrangement)

Day5: Preah Vihea Temples – Koh Ker (Cycling: 45km)

Breakfast at the hotel and today you will be transferred by our support van to the foot of Preah Vihea mountain to take the local pickup to drive up to the top of the hill. Preah Vihear is a Khmer temple situated atop a 525-metre cliff in the Dangrek Mountains in Cambodia close to the Thailand border, but most notably in Cambodian territory. As a key edifice of the empire’s spiritual life, it was supported and modified by successive kings and so bear elements of several architectural styles. Affording a view for many kilometers across a plain, it has the most spectacular setting of all the temples built during the six-century-long Khmer Empire. Long been the subject of intense ownership disputes between the two neighbouring countries, Cambodia was officially awarded control of Preah Vihear in 1962 by the International Court of Justice and it is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch will be provided at local restaurant and after lunch you will continue to ride along main road to Koh Ker for 45km and the remainder of the road you will be transferred by support van. On arrival, visit Koh Ker temples. It was briefly the capital of the Khmer empire between 928 and 944 under king Jayavarman IV and his son Hasavarman II. A vast number of temples were built under his reign, until his successor returned to the Angkor area about twenty years later. The Koh Ker site is dominated by Prasat Thom, a 30 meter tall temple mountain raising high above the plain and the surrounding forest. Currently, access to the top is closed. Koh Ker is very attractive for anyone who would like to experience lonely temples partially overgrown by the forest and inhabited only by birds, calling to each other from the trees above. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in basic guesthouse

Meals included: Lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Overnight in Koh Ker (own arrangement)

Day6: Koh Ker – Beng Melea – Homestay in Kampong Kleang (Cycling: 95km)

Breakfast (own arrangement) and visit some temples that remained from yesterday, continue through the jungle to Beng Melea Temple. Lunch will be provided at local restaurant. After lunch you will visit Beng Melea Temple for 45 minutes and then proceed by escorted van Kampong Khleang Village in Tonle Sap Lake where we will stop for dinner and overnight.

Meals included: Lunch, and dinner

Accommodation: Homestay in Kampong Khleang Village (Stilt house in the Tonle Sap Lake)

Day7: Kampong Khleang – Kampong Phluk – Siem Reap (Cycling: 22km)

After breakfast, you embark on the local boat to cruise through Tonle Sap Lake from one village to other Village which is a great experience and highlight of our trip. On arrival Kampong Phluk Village, visit the local house, pagodas and primary school. Then you start our cycling to Siem Reap through the local village by unpaved road, lunch will be provided on the side. Service will be finished after drop you off at Siem Reap.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

End of services!

No. of Pax

1pax

2pax

3-4pax

5-7pax

7-9pax

10-14pax

15+1foc

Cost/Pax

2.526

1.442

1.079

945

958

785

658

  • Validity: Price from 01 Apr, 2015 – 30 Sep, 2016

  • Tour costs are net per person in US dollars based on half twin sharing

  • Group size from 7pax up will include one bike mechanic to cycle along the group

Inclusive of:

* Private tour with local cycling tour guide

* All entrance fees as mentioned per program

* Mountain bikes, helmets, and support vehicle

* Support truck and first aid kids

* Drinking water and snacks during the tour

* Meals as mentioned per program

* Government taxes

Exclusive of:

* Visa fee to Cambodia of USD20/pax

* International airfare

* Personal expenses

* Meals and drinks are not mentioned in tour

* Travel insurance

* Tipping

 

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