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Beyond the Majestic Temples-Homestay and Temple Tours

Created with Sketch. Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Duration

1 Night & 2 Days

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

8 people

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Languages

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Overview

This major temple riding and experiencing a night sleep at a local village designed for visitors who wish to encounter Cambodian insight beyond the temple visiting. This relaxing bicycle path allows you to get deeper looks into the long period of the Khmer empire and the recent Khmer cultures. Take a relaxing bicycle path to visit the magnificent temples of Angkor and experience a night sleep with Siem Reap local family!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Angkor Wat
  • Bayon Temple
  • Lunch at Local Restaurant
  • Ta Prom Temple or Tomb Raider Temple
  • Local Dinner, Local Homestay
  • Rice Wine
  • Buddhist Temple
  • Local Market

Itinerary

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Stop 1: Angkor Wat

We will begin our tour with an easy-paced 20-minute cycle through the quiet jungle to reach Angkor Wat. This is a route that many do not take, so you can be assured of a peaceful and relaxing ride away from the crowds. Your guides will lead you to the back of Angkor Wat, where you will be able to take in the architectural wonder of this UNESCO world heritage temple complex.

Stop 2: Bayon Temple

Your next stop is Bayon temple, another major complex built by King Jayavarman VII. Be charmed by the enigmatic smiling face-towers as your guide tells you more about the history and construction of this unique ancient city.

Stop 3: Lunch at Local Restaurant

Your guides will now lead you to a local restaurant where enable you to take a simple Khmer local cuisine! They have plenty of food selections; feel free to pick up your favorite Asian food!

Stop 4: Ta Prom Temple or Tomb Raider Temple

After lunch, your guides will lead you to the Jungle Temple of Taprom, where ”Tomb Raider” was filmed. Observe the architectural intricacies of this unique temple. Marvel at the roots growing around, within, and through this archaic site. After the temple visiting, our van will transfer you and your bicycles to the local house.

Stop 5: Local Dinner, Local Homestay

By now, it will be time to wind down. Your guides will check you into your local homestay. Once you have settled in, you are more than welcome to join a local cooking class as they pick out vegetables and local delights. Back at the homestay, you will be able to enjoy dancing and eat a truly local Cambodian meal! We will end the night early, between 8.00PM—9.00PM, just as the village goes quiet. After a good night’s rest, we begin Day 2 of our tour with a light breakfast!

Stop 6: Rice Wine

After a nice morning fresh, your guide will take you on the bike to a local rice wine distillery. Here, you will learn more about the processes involved in the making of rice wine as well as its use in holistic medicine. And yes—if you’re wondering—you will also get to sample a taste!

Stop 7: Buddhist Temple

Next up, take in the morning breeze and enjoy the peace and stillness of the recent Khmer pagoda, which holds a greet religious state and cultural significance to many local Cambodians.

Stop 8: Local Market

Our last stop will be at a bustling local market, where you will be able to take in the sights and sounds of locals buying and selling their products. Discover local delicacies and daily foods not found anywhere else in the world! We end the ride at our office at 10:30-11:00 AM.

Included/Exclude

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Senior Local guides
  • Local lunch & cooking class
  • Homestay
  • Mountain bikes, helmets, and a full set of first aid kits
  • Snacks and drinking water
  • Cold towel after your ride
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expense
  • Temple Pass

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Siem Reap, Cambodia

FAQs

Where to start a tour?
We start the tour at Butterfly Tours' office in Siem Reap. Our tuk-tuk picks up at your hotel at 7:40 AM.

Day 1: Start at Butterfly Tours' office at 8:00 AM finish ar
and finishes around 5:00 PM at local homestay.
Day 2: Start at a local homestay at 8:00 AM and finish around 12:00 PM.
How can I pay for the tour?
You have two choices: (1) book online with us and deposit 30% and pay the rest at our office or pay 100% through our booking platform. (2) if you contact a local agency, you can either pay at the agency or pay directly at Butterfly Tours' office.
Do you offer tour for family with children?
We offer private tour for family. Parents must come along with kid(s). Children from 7 to 17 years old (discount 20%) and infant from 0-6 years old (discount 40%).
Why tour's price is different from the brochure?
We would like to apologize for different pricing on each tour. On the brochure design, we didn't include (VAT-10%) therefore, the price on the website is different according to the increase of 10% on each tour.
How do you contribute the tour's income to the local community?
Our company's philosophy to help the local economy by taking tourist to see their day-to-day living. Yet, while disturbing time as some tourists might take part in experiencing those activities, so we have decided to give them a small compensation which is included in the tour's price.
Cancellation Policy
- 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

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