It’s the perfect way for getting around the temples. Taking your bike into the historical park isn’t a problem and you don’t have to pay anything for it. Those faces just rise out of every cornerOutside each temple you’ll usually see a cluster of bikes left there by other cyclists.If not, just lock your bike to a tree. It’s a fairly low-risk place with police and security guards everywhere. If you are really worried, make friends with a water seller who will keep an eye on things. Just buy a cold drink when you emerge.
After breakfast, departure from the hotel on the main road and cycling through Angkor pass check point. Start to cycling through the shady road with a little pumping because of the a few pot-holes. From there you will begin to see Kravan temple, Banteay Kdei, and stop at the famous Ta Phrom, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers. Visit Ta Phrom (45 minutes-1 hour).
It was built in 12th century by the famous King Jayavarvan VII indicated to his mother. While clearing back the forest archaeologists decided to leave the vegetation of Ta Phrom in place to serve as a reminder of how the original discoverers found it and the other Angkor temples. Many of the trees have grown around and through the remains and soar high above the temples, overnight in Siem Reap.
Depart from the hotel, crossing the bridge at Old Market to cycle 15km toward Rolous Group. The first 2km, is on the tarmac road toward the bus station, then passing the rice field and the village. Rolous Group was the first capital of Angkor Empire during 800 A.D.
Visit the Pre-Angkorian temples including Preak Ko, Bakong and Lo Lei, afternoon, cycling to Tonle Sap Lake. Turn left at the crocodile’s farm crossing the bridge. Then cycle on small road along the river through villages, pagodas and schools, overnight in Siem Reap.
Depart from the hotel on the main road. Arrive at Angkor Wat and turn left to the west. Continue to cycle 2km before turn right to the rural road. The road is good for cycling as you can avoid the busy traffic but you can see rice field, village and pagoda.
Arrive in Banteay Srei before lunch, visit (45 minutes) Banteay Srei temple known as women citadel (built in 967 A.D dedicated to Brahma). While some of temples are impressive because of their sheer size, Banteay Srei stands alone in the quality of its construction and decoration. Its pink sandstone walls are decorated with what some consider the best carving of all, and still an excellent state of preservation, end services.
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Guest Name: Mr. Trevor Lewis
Country: United States
N.of Person: 2 pax
Travel date: 19-07-2019
Booked: Kulen Prum Tep Wildlife Sanctuary