Explore Angkor by bike and on foot. Retrace the footsteps of intrepid explorers as you trek through ancient temple sites. Take scenic bike rides through the beautiful Cambodian countryside to meet locals and learn about their way of life. Camp out in a remote traditional village area, unseen by most travelers
Collect your bike and head off through the beautiful Cambodian countryside. Pass bustling villages and stilt houses. In the evening dine on delicious authentic Khmer cuisine. Trek through the temples of Angkor. First is the magnificent Angkor Wat. Keep trekking to the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire; the ancient city of Angkor Thom. Walk to the top of Phnom Kulen to discover hidden pagodas, a 16th century reclining Buddha, a riverbed with stone carvings and a waterfall where you can take a cooling dip. Back on your bike to discover the temple of Beng Mealea; where creaky boardwalks and creeping jungle transport you back in time to an age of intrepid adventure. Cycle through back roads and villages, stopping at local communities to learn about their way of life. Visit the Landmine Museum, and continue to the ‘gem’ of Angkor, Banteay Srey. Spend the night in a tented camp and enjoy a Khmer barbecue outdoors. You’re invited to see the monks’ morning ritual at Wat Roun. Cycle to Phnom Bok hill and see the magnificent view of the plains below. In the morning, set out in original 1970’s Jeeps to see the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
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Backyard Travel is an independent online company specializing in tailor made tours to seven destinations in Southeast Asia, Japan and China. Launched in mid February 2012 with headquarters in Bangkok Thailand, Backyard Travel is staffed by locals and expats with many years of experience in the travel industry, who are committed to sharing their deep knowledge of, and passion for the region. Clients travelling with Backyard Travel will explore hidden places and see the classics with a unique twist, connect on a deep level with local people and ultimately gain a genuine understanding of the countries and cultures they visit.
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