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This fantastic journey takes in the beaches of Thailand before heading over a remote border in to Cambodia. Make your way into a land of gemstones and not so old smugglers routes in these remote hills before heading to the beautiful Battambang, very much an upcoming city with great colonial architecture. Absorb life on the Tonle Sap before exploring the breathtaking temples of Angkor Wat.

 

Notes

  • There is surcharge for travelling on Lunar New Year, Christmas, regional New Year, Tet and other public holidays throughout the region please check with your consultant for date confirmation.
  • Please note that this proposed itinerary is subject to availability. We will only proceed with all reservations upon receiving your written confirmation. We recommend your confirmation as early as possible to.
  • Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All flight times are local.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.
  • All Destinations: Our guides are briefed not to promote or recommend any specific shopping outlets, curio stores, gem factories or outlets. INDOTREK operates a strict policy on this matter. Should your guide recommend any form of shopping or any other commercial activity outside of what may have been included in this itinerary, INDOTREK can accept no responsibility should you decide to accept any such recommendations.

 

Disclaimer

Hotels and services in the itinerary are proposed for your review only. We will book services once we receive your official booking requirement and payment. Booking status will be advised afterward. In case we cannot book hotel as we initially proposed due to their unavailability, we will choose a similar hotel in the same category and discuss with you for your final approval as the price may change.

Hotel check out is normally 12:00pm but sometimes earlier. Check-in is after 14:00pm. Early check-in and late checkout is subject to availability only.

Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed in the proposal, we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes made as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules or other operational factors.

 

Singles Joining – If you are joining a trip as a solo traveller please add the single supplement to the trip price. If you are willing to share a room please let us know and we will do our best to find someone for you to share with, we will inform you before finalizing the final payment of the trip.

 

BOOKING AND PAYING FOR YOUR HOLIDAY

A non-refundable deposit of 30% of total trip cost per person is required to confirm your tour. Please note that the full balance, as indicated on our confirmation which will be sent to you, is due 45 days before your departure date. If you are booking within 45 days of your departure date the full amount is due when booking. Failure to pay by the due date could be considered as a cancellation on your part and we reserve the right to impose cancellation charges as detailed below (These are default conditions unless you have a predetermined, overriding agreement with us).

 

 

CANCELLATION CHARGES

Notice of cancellation of your holiday by you once it has been confirmed must be in writing to us. Cancellation charges will be calculated from the date we receive written notice of cancellation. Any amendment charges that arose before the cancellation, and any deposits paid for any pre-booked items or services will still be payable.

If we cancel your holiday you will receive a full refund of all monies paid to us.

Deposits are non-refundable.

Land & internal air cancellation fees apply.

In addition cancellation fees per person/ per trip.

Days prior to Departure

45 or more Deposit
30 – 44 50% of total tour cost
21 – 29 75% of total tour cost
0 – 20 100% of total tour cost

 

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Itineraries

Day 1

Bangkok – Mae Phim Beach

We meet at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, then shuttle to Chonburi province on the Gulf of Siam. After lunch near the beach, we hop on the bikes for a warm-up ride to Laem Mae Phim Beach, where our hotel and a welcome seafood dinner await.

Cycle distance: Approx. 30 km
Difficulty: Easy
Meal: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2

Bike to Chao Lao Beach

Today's ride plays cat and mouse with the water of the gulf, pedalling along coastal roads and inland roads, where we will discover life in small villages and markets. The cycling is leisurely and flat as we work our way to Chao Lao Beach, our stopping point for today. Once in Chao Lao, a stroll along the Khun Krabaen Mangrove Trail opens up an understanding of these vast forests where the seas meet the land.

Cycle distance: Approx. 80 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Bike to Chanthaburi / Pong Nam Ron

A short ride in from the coast takes you to Chanthaburi town where we cycle around the narrow roads and alleys of Chantaboon Old Town, dating back to colonial times (while Thailand is proud of the fact it was never colonized by Britain or France, this small part of Thailand was once under French rule). In the afternoon, we cycle north through vast orchards to our resort in Pong Nam Ron, tucked away in the foothills.

Cycle distance: Approx. 110 km
Difficulty: Challenge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Bike to Pailin

Cambodia awaits today. You will cycle through small hills and farmlands enroute to the remote border crossing at Phsar Prum. The region of Cambodia we ride through is known for its gem stones, as well as being a hiding place for old members of the Khmer Rouge after their reign of terror ended. Today it is a sleepy town, slowly becoming discovered by overland travellers. Our lodge sits outside the town, with a scenic backdrop of mountains.

Cycle distance: Approx. 65 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Bike to Battambang

This morning's ride takes us through rural Cambodia, along red dirt roads, away from the highways and traffic (what little there was). It is a chance to see how everyday life is in Cambodia's countryside. After lunch, we shuttle into Battambang, a colorful, artsy city with well–preserved colonial architecture (UNESCO is considering listing it for its historical significance). An option to ride the "bamboo train" a relic from before the development of regional roads.

Cycle distance: Approx. 85 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Bike to Tonle Sap / Siem Reap

A short ride after breakfast takes us to Tonle Sap Lake, where you board a small power boat to go explore the lake. It is home to a wide variety of bird life, plus locals who live in houses "floating" on the lake. The "floating" city even have stores, schools, cafes and more. When you reach the far shore, your bikes will be waiting for a last spin into Siem Reap.

Cycle distance: Approx. 35 km to Siem Reap
Difficulty: Easy
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

Rolous Group, Small Circuit

The Rolous Group was the location of the first Khmer Kingdom, back in 890 AD. Here you will visit some Pre–Angkorian temples including Preak Ko, Bakong and Lo Lei. After lunch cycle around the heart of Angkor Wat visiting, Ta Phrom covered in fig tree roots and giant vines, the unique gates of the Angkor Thom city, plus fabled Angkor Wat itself, with its three spires filling every tourist photo.

Cycle distance: Appox. 35 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Banteay Srei & River of 1000 Lingas

We leave the main ruins area behind and cycle through rural countryside to reach the thousand year old rose colored ruins of Bantreay Srei, known as the Women's Citadel. Continuing further you reach Kbal Spean, where a short hike brings us to the River of 1000 Libnguas, with stone carvings under the flowing waters. On the way back to Siem Reap, visit Mr Akira's landmine Museum.

Cycle distance: Approx. 45 – 90km
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9

Beng Mealea

After breakfast we head off the tourist circuit with a ride to Bang Mealea, hidden away in the thick jungles. En–route we will visit the temple ruins at Phnom Bok, as well as Chay Srey Vibol temple. Bang Mealea' architecture is different from what you have visited in previous days, surrounded by a moat, it is something most visitors never experience.

Cycle distance: Approx. 60 km
Difficulty: Moderate
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10

Siem Reap departure

Shuttle to Siem Reap International Airport for your flight home.

Meal: Breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer and support truck for cycling days (from 05 pax up).
  • Bicycle rental and helmet for cycling days.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing.
  • Snack and fresh fruit for cycling day.
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
  • Mechanic support from 07 pax up.
  • Accommodation in twin/double shared room in hotel with daily breakfast.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • International flight to Bangkok /from Siem Reap.
  • Visas where required.
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters. We recommend 5 USD/person/day for guide, 3 USD/person/day for driver and 3 USD/person/hotel when you check in/out. This is for guidance only.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

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