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Temple Trails of Angkor

Created with Sketch. Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Duration

Full-day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

6 people

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Overview

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!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Local market
  • Angkor Wats' authentic view behind
  • Ancient stairs of Bakheng temple
  • Baksei chamkrong temple
  • Death gate
  • Preah Khan temple
  • Local lunch
  • Pagoda

Itinerary

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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 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's 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

We will on the bike through the jungle to visit Buddhist University. 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.

Included/Exclude

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Senior Local guides
  • Local lunch
  • Mountainbike, helmet, 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 will pick up you at your hotel at 7:40 AM and finish the tour at 4:00 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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