Cycling The Central Axis
From: $860
US$ 1,200 per person (based on a group of 2 people)
US$ 870 per person (based on a group of 4 people)
US$ 860 per person (based on a group of 6 people)

Code: E-CCYZZ0002
Tour Style: Cycling
Duration: 9 days
Difficulty Comfort Exclusivity
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The bustling city of Phnom Penh is explored initially by vehicle due to the heavy traffic, before heading out into the stunning Cambodian countryside, a truly unforgettable bike ride. Following the Mekong River we visit Kampong Cham and Kampong Thom before heading to the spectacular Angkor complex near the town of Siem Reap. The highlight is very likely to be the 12th Century jewel in the crown of the region, Angkor Wat.

This cycling itinerary is presented to give an idea as to what kinds of tours are possible. We can design custom tours from luxury, first-class tours to low-cost budget tours. Just let us know what kind of tour we can design for you!


  • Brief itinerary:

Day 01: Phnom Penh Arrival
Day 02: Phnom Penh City Cycling Tour (25 Km)
Day 03: Phnom Penh – Kompong Cham (63 Km)
Day 04: Kompong Cham – Kompong Thom (75 Km)
Day 05: Kompong Thom – Siem Reap (75 Km)
Day 06: Siem Reap – Ancient Temple Beng Mealea (70 Km)
Day 07: Siem Reap - Cycling to Angkor Temples (28 Km)
Day 08: Siem Reap – Cycling to Angkor Temples (64 Km)
Day 09: Siem Reap Departure


  • Best Travel Time:

There are two seasons in Cambodia, wet and dry. From early May to the end of October is the rainy season. It often rains heavily but for short periods of time, mostly later in the day or during the night, after which the sun returns. The rain cools the air and freshens up the lush green of the rice plantations. It is cooler in the dry season, which runs from early November to early February, when it starts heating up again, building to the hottest month of April. So the best time for rain lovers is between May and October and from November to early March for those who like it dry and cool.

  • Expertise

The Travel Loops team is a local team and has been arranging tours for over 10 years throughout the Indochina region. They know the countries, the people and the cultures of the area, and some members of the team are experts in cycling in Indochina. You will be in expert hands with Travel Loops.


  • Trip Tip:

As you might know, due to various circumstances there are many orphaned children and children in poverty in Cambodia. Consequently, there are many orphanages and drop-in centres for kids around the country. Unfortunately not all are bona fide organisations as many are not above board. To be sure you will support a registered, vetted organisation contact ConCERT Cambodia in Siem Reap. ‘Dropping in’ is no longer recommended – orphanages are not tourist attractions. An organisation that allows unannounced drop-ins’ may not be so ethical or enforcing their Child Protection Policies, if they even have one. ConCERT Cambodia can advise and arrange visits, or volunteer time at more than 30 NGOs (Non Government Organisations).

Day 01: Phnom Penh Arrival
Upon your arrival in Phnom Penh you will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon you will visit the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, as well as Wat Phnom.


Overnight in Phnom Penh
(Dinner included)

Day 02: Phnom Penh City Cycling Tour (25 Km)

After breakfast in the hotel, we will drive through the bustling capital city and cross the Mekong river by ferry. We can then enjoy a cycle to see life on the Island on the Mekong known as Koh Dach, the home of silk. The inhabitants of this island are mostly rice and vegetable farmers while many of them stay home to use their skill at silk weaving, as well as cooking for and looking after their family. In the afternoon we take a vehicle to the Beoung Cheoung Ek Memorial Monument and to the Toul Sleng Museum.


Overnight in Phnom Penh
(Breakfast & lunch included.


Day 03: Phnom Penh – Kompong Cham (63 Km)
After breakfast at the hotel, we will again drive through the bustling capital city and start our cycle route at Rokakong Village, pedalling alongside the Mekong River until we get to Kampong Cham. We have an afternoon picnic lunch with the locals then continue to cycle along river again. On arrival at Kompong Thom we will check in and have dinner.


Overnight in Kampong Cham
(Breakfast, lunch & dinner included)


Day 04: Kompong Cham – Kompong Thom (75 Km)
After breakfast at the hotel, we cycle from the hotel along road 7 for about 14 km than turn on to road 71 where we go past rubber plantations and cornfields until we reach road 6 where we transfer to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon we explore the Pre-Angkorian complex of Sambo Prekok by bus. We have dinner later at the hotel


Overnight at Kompong Thom.
(Breakfast lunch & Dinner included)


Day 05: Kompong Thom – Siem Reap (75 Km)
After having breakfast, we have a 1 hour transfer to the Dragon Bridge, an ancient bridge built on the highway by King Jayavarman VII in the 12 century then it’s back on the bikes and pedal all the way along road 6 to Siem Reap enjoying the rice paddies and friendly villagers en route. In the afternoon we turn off road 6 to Chreav Road and stop at a local house for a picnic lunch and visit the nearby temple then continue rambling through the stunning country roads until we reach the hotel where we check in. We will have dinner later in the evening.


Overnight in Siem Reap
(Breakfast, lunch & dinner included)


Day 06: Siem Reap – Ancient Temple Beng Mealea (70 Km)
After your breakfast at the hotel we will cycle through several villages, heading for the Beng Mealea temple, which is located to the North East of Angkor. We will visit Banteay Samre and Prasat Chao Srei Vibol as well as stopping to say hello to the villagers along the way. We will have lunch at a local families house. In the afternoon we continue to cycle through the stunning countryside, passing fields, ox carts and cattle. Later afternoon tranfer back to town and stay overnight.


Overnight in tent (Camping)
(Breakfast, lunch and BBQ dinner included)


Day 07: Siem Reap - Cycling to Angkor Temples (28 Km)
After breakfast will transfer to the entrance of Angkor and starting for cycling to the jungle temple of Ta Prohm, and then to the Angkor Thom complex where we see the ornate entrances decorated with gods and demons. We also see the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King, and then on to the Bayon Temple with its smiling faces in the heart of the temple. Next is the incredible Angkor Wat complex; it’s time to explore this world famous, incredibly fascinating structure. After lunch we transfer to a boat and take a trip to the floating village of Chong Kneas to see how the residents have adapted their lifestyle to life on the lake. Tonight will have a final dinner followed by a Khmer traditional Apsara Performance at Angkor Village Theatre.


Overnight in Siem Reap
(Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included)


Day 08: Siem Reap – Cycling to Angkor Temples (64 Km)
After breakfast, we have an easy cycling trip through the countryside to the Banteay Srei Temple. The name Banteay Srei is means the “Citadel of Women” and is one of the most beautiful temples of the Angkorian period. It is made from beautiful pink sandstone and is decorated with ornate carvings.


Overnight in Siem Reap
(Breakfast & lunch included)


Day 09: Siem Reap Departure
After breakfast at the hotel you will have free time until your departure transfer.


(Breakfast  included)


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This tour is private and can be tailor-made to suit your travel needs. As a result the price is quoted in US dollars and shown on a per-person basis. The 'Price From' quoted above is for parties of 2, 4 and 6 people and for accommodation in 3 star hotels. The final price will be privately quoted, based on the number in your party, your preferred time of travel, grade of hotel and any additional services requested. Please click on the BOOK NOW button and fill in the booking form, after which one of our travel consultants will customize the best value holiday for you.

We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina particularly, hotel price makes up most of the cost of your Cambodia cycling, Vietnam cycling, Laos cycling, Myanmar cycling or  Thailand cycling. All of our prices are calculated on a twin-shared basis. As a guide, Travel Loops defines hotel grades as follows:

>>Superior Level (3 star hotels in good locations): > 35 USD/room/night

Price based on twin shared accommodation.

Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.

More people means more discount. Please enquire for more details


Tour prices based on Superior Level (3 Star Hotel)

Group Size Tour Price Per Person in US$ based on sharing a Twin/Double room
2 Person $1,200
4 Person $870
6 Person $860



  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in double/twin sharing rooms with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.


  • International/domestic airfares & tax
  • Visa fees (US$30). You are able to apply by online for tourist cambodia via just click here
  • Travel Insurance. (We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home)
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters and project cost
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.


The hotels listed below are just our suggestions offering the best value for this trip according to the hotel category chosen, but Travel Loops also offers more options to cater for different grades, personal taste, and budget. Please let us know if you have any specific choice of hotels, or personal preferences/requirements.


Note: Our first choice for superior level of accommodation has been highlighted in detail as bellow. As mentioned above our selection criteria are based on: prior client reviews, hotel management and staff training, facilities maintenance, location, business relationship and advantages given exclusively to our clients on price and service.


Town View Hotel II is the 3star hotel constructed in heart of Phnom Penh city easily access to the local supermarkets, supermarket, local & western restaurant and many attractive tourists site in town.

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Mornorom VIP Hotel, experience the hotel in Kampong Cham has to offer your unforgettable holiday. The Mornorom VIP Hotel is facing to Mekong River with its lovely scenery and very nice to walk along the river bank as well as a walking distance to the local

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Sambor Village is a unique accommodation in the city center of Cambodia, Kampong Thom. Was built in Khmer style near Steung Sen River in an old village that offering the convenience to access direct to local culture that you learn more about Cambodia

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Desire Park Boutique Hotel: is a comforts and stylish of Khmer Design hotel. Located near the “Biggest Local Market in Siem Reap”, just a 200 m within walking distance. Lovely Swimming Pool and Pool Garden making the pleasant accommodation atmosphe View Hotel Site

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