Angkor Complex Tour- The Temple Trails
About this tour
Our full-day, advanced bicycle tour takes you around the lesser-known temples of the Angkor complex! Ride with us through hidden trails, jungles, and local villages, and feast your eyes on the magnificent temples of the Angkor complex! On this tour, you are guaranteed a peaceful ride away from other tourists—and a yummy lunch!
Stop 1: Local Market
We begin our ride with Butterfly Tours’ signature style: A lovely ride through local Cambodian villages. This 15-minute ride takes you away from the luxurious hotels of Siem Reap city to the tiny routes littering local market. Get to know the friendly villagers, and be sure to send out plenty of waves to the little children chasing our bikes!
Stop 2: Angkor Wat's Authentic View Behind
Next, we will take a trail that leads you behind Angkor Wat. This is a route that very few take, guaranteeing a peaceful and unobstructed view of this magnificent complex that holds great historical and religious significance to many Cambodians.
Stop 3: Ancient Stairs of Bakheng Temple
Our trail then leads you around the foot of Bakheng Mountain. Your guide will tell you about the significance of its ancient stairs in relation to Bakheng Temple’s construction, which is guarded by two fierce lions!
Stop 4: Baksei Chamkrong Temple
Just a short distance away is Baksei Chamkrong, a small pyramid-shaped Hindu temple. Baksei Chamkrong, which means “a bird sheltering its wings,” has an interesting legend connected to it. Be sure to listen carefully to this story!
Stop 5: Death Gate
Death Gate. Not as scary as it sounds, but rather, a very significant part of Angkor’s temple complex that kept out many enemies and intruders!
Stop 6: Preah Khan Temple
It was built by supreme king Jayavarman VII. We will visit the beautiful magnificent temple called Preah Khan or Sacred sword temple. You can enjoy the history of Cham's invasion.
Stop 7: Local Lunch
Hungry? We sure are! We will lead you on a hidden trail, where we will then take a longer stop (20 minutes) to relax and enjoy a delicious local lunch!
Stop 8: Pagoda
On our final stop, we will head to a pagoda frequented by the local community. Here, your guide will tell you more about religion in Cambodia, as well as the cultural practices connected to it.
Meeting or Pickup Location:
Pick up at your hotel
Average Tour duration (minimum booking):
Transportation provided, if any:
What is included in the Tour, Activity or Experience:
Hotel pick up and drop off, Senior Local guides, Mountain bikes, helmets, and a full set of first aid kits, Snacks and drinking water, Cold towel after your ride, lunch
What is NOT included in the Tour, Activity or Experience:
Travel insurance, Personal expense, Temple pass
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Languages Spoken by Host:
Local cash needed, if any:
Khmer Reil is accepted
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Special rules or restrictions, if any:
We respect the culture, please wearing the shirt that cover your shoulders and the jean cover your knees. However, it is comfortable for your cycling.
Cancellation Policy (if different from TourPeer default Policy):
If you choose to cancel your tour with us due to unforeseen circumstances, both parties will have to agree with the following cancellation policies: Day Tours Prior to the start of your tour, your booking must be confirmed by Butterfly Tours If you have booked our tour through a travel agent, hotel, guesthouse, or any of our partners, please bring the receipt of your payment to our office on the day of your tour If you are incapable of riding your bike or choose to quit halfway through the tour, your tour payment will not be refunded If you cannot continue riding for the full length of tour and you decide to return, you will have to cover the cost of your transportation fee If cancellation is made more than 5 days before the date of departure, we will fully refund your deposit If cancellation is made less than 2 to 4 days before the date of departure, we will refund 50% of your deposit. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the date of departure, you will not be entitled to a refund Turning up late at the start of your tour for whatever reason is considered a late cancellation. You will not be entitled to a refund. No refund will be made should you voluntarily leave the tour early for any reason, including not being of adequate ability to ride a bicycle during the tour Long Duration Tours If cancellation is made more than 7 days before the date of departure, we will fully refund your deposit If cancellation is made less than 2 to 6 days before the date of departure, we will refund 50% of your deposit. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the date of departure, you will not be entitled to a refund Turning up late at the start of your tour for whatever reason is considered a late cancellation. You will not be entitled to a refund. No refund will be made should you voluntarily leave the tour early for any reason, including not being of adequate ability to ride a bicycle during the tour In the unlikely event of a tour cancellation, Butterfly Tours will notify you of the changes at least 6 hours beforehand for a day tour, and 2 days ahead for a long duration tour. In such cases, a full refund will be made to you as soon as possible.