Cycling Angkor – Independent Flexible Discreet & Joyful
A Paradise for Cyclists
Angkor is ideal for cyclists: Most temples are in easy striking distance and the terrain is flat as a board.
There is a wide range of routes where only cyclists can go.
Cycling is cool
Expand your scope.
Help to make Angkor quiet and clean.
Advice for cyclists on this homepage
- Angkor Map PDF
With red marked cycling tips
- Angkor Cycling Tips and Routes PDF
listing the cycling tips.
Dress, equipment and safety
Ride in groups of two or three, never alone.
Wear a helmet and sunglasses.
Respect the temples by covering your shoulders and knees.
Have solid, water-resistant shoes.
Have enough water and snacks with you.
In the tropics, the darkness suddenly falls, make yourself visible.
Mountain bikes – the better choice
Before you rent a simple bicycle, look for a mountain bike: it is more comfortable, especially on bumpy roads. The size must fit.
Mountain bikes handle the notorious potholes like a dream, and I could outrun most scooters and tuk-tuks. (J.H.)
Find your routes
Stay three days or more.
Book a Temple Talk (with comprehensive information for cyclists).
On the first day with Bakong and Banteay Srei, you go by car, and the following days on two wheels.
Make your choice:
- On the walls of Angkor Thom
- You can drive inside Ta Prohm and Preah Khan.
- Hidden temples north of Angkor Thom
- Find more routes with the Angkor Map
- Angkor First-Hand – 20 years together with the temples
- Cycling Angkor – Independent Flexible Discreet & Joyful
- The Angkor Temple Talk with the Author – a vivid coaching
- The essential Angkor Map – Reliable Vivid Practical
- Exploring the Angkor Temples – Discoveries & Wonders
- A Particular Invitation to Angkor for Indians and Hindus
- Angkor Essentials – Books, Photos, PDFs & Links
- Contact – Individual Service – Imprint – Feedback