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Siem Reap Countryside Bike Ride

Highlights
  • Half-day countryside bike tour from Siem Reap
  • Cycle back roads and unpaved paths beyond the Angkor temples
  • Get an up-close look at Cambodian village life and hear a knowledgeable guide describe local customs
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Siem Reap Countryside Bike Ride
From $35.00
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Siem Reap Countryside Bike Ride
From $35.00
Overview
Escape the tourist trail for a scenic sojourn in the Cambodian countryside on this easy 4.5-hour bike excursion from Siem Reap. Wind your way down dirt tracks and hidden trails on an 18-mile (30-km) circuit through rural villages, rice paddies and sugar plantations. Stop along the way to meet the locals, sample typical Cambodian snacks (included) and witness traditional crafts like basket weaving. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people for a personalized experience.
What to Expect
Start your half-day tour at a bike shop in central Siem Reap, where you’re fitted with a mountain bike and helmet. Then, set off with your group and follow your guide on a paved road alongside the Siem Reap River.

Soon leave the tarmac behind, pedaling down small dirt paths through the scenic countryside to nearby villages. Expect friendly greetings from locals as they go about their daily activities such as rice farming, palm wine and sugar production, and basket weaving.

En route, stop to sample snacks (fruit and bottled water are also provided throughout the tour) and chat with your guide about rural Cambodian life. Then hop back on your bicycle and ride along more village roads, returning to the bike shop in Siem Reap around midday. 
Please note: This bike tour covers a distance of approximately 18 miles (30 km). The ride is mostly on flat paths and small roads without hills, with some small dirt trails unsuitable for beginning riders.
Reviews (59)
1 - 5 of 46 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Couldn't wish for more

I did the half day countryside ride and it was probably the best experience I had during my travel in Cambodia. Our guide Heang was outstanding, very knowledgeable and so cheerful and friendly. The bike was in excellent condition and very well maintained. The sights...More

Thank MartinM8044
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Enjoyable cycling trip

The cycling trip was bumpy but we had a really great guide Hang and the bike mechanic who were hospitable and ensure no one is left behind. The rustic scenery of the countryside was enjoyable as we saw the lives of the rural folks in...More

Thank Gennieviolet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Off the beaten track

It was a really comfortable cycle ride for 25km, seeing local Cambodia. Our guide, Hang, was very knowledgeable, friendly and kept good care of his charges. Local market, temple and generally seeing the real life Cambodia; well off the tourist trail, and all the better...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sean W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Like Cycling Through An Oscar-Winning Film

We did the half day tour of the Siem Reap countryside. It was one of the best things we have done while in Cambodia (even better than Angkor Wat) which is saying a lot. This was a four and half hour 25 kilometer ride on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bengeorgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best way to see Cambodia!!

We recently had an awesome guide, Lem Phath (Path) for the half day countryside tour in Siem Reap. Path ensured we stayed safe to cross a few of the busier roads as a group and quickly got us onto safe quiet roads with easy introductory...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Erin P
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August 2, 2018|
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Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
Depends if your bus is on time. If you actually arrive at 6 it shouldn’t be a problem
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