Best time to visit Cambodia

Biking Cambodia

Exploring the country with your bike may be the most adventurous part of your journey

Best time: December–February

Biking Cambodia
Biking Cambodia

Even though the roads outside big cities are a complete mess it is still an amazing experience to bike in Cambodia. Just in 15 minutes from the rush of Phnom Penh you will find yourself pedalling through small villages surrounded by rice paddies and picturesque landscapes. You can do leisure rides to the countryside, family trips to some national parks or long biking adventures around Angkor temple complex. Just make sure you come in between December and February, when the weather is relatively cool and there is almost no rain.

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When is the ideal season for biking in Cambodia?

From December to February, the weather in Cambodia is perfect for biking with cooler temperatures and no rainfall. This season not only provides safety when biking, but it also gives tourists the chance to take in the fantastic views of the countryside as they cycle through it. Show more

What are some of the top biking locations in Cambodia?

A popular biking location in Cambodia is Siem Reap, where visitors can choose from a variety of bespoke biking tours around the breathtaking Angkor Temple Complex. Other biking hotspots include Sihanoukville and Phnom Penh, and you can embark on anything from short leisurely rides to more extreme, lengthy adventures. Show more

Is biking challenging in Cambodia?

Biking in Cambodia can be a little tough, mainly when you cycle outside of urban regions during the rainy season, which lasts from May to October. Fortunately, some companies provide tailored packages to make biking easier for foreign cyclists, such as tour guides and support vehicles for countryside journeys. Show more

What types of biking trips can you enjoy in Siem Reap?

Tourists can participate in three biking trip categories in Siem Reap. The first category features the breathtaking Angkor Temple Complex tours. The second category includes peaceful countryside rides to observe the locals' everyday life, while the third category is a family-friendly trip to national parks, such as Ream National Park, and Phnom Kulen National Park. Show more

Are biking rental shops available in Cambodia?

In Cambodia, bike rentals are readily available in prominent cities like Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Rental fees are usually around $5 per day but may vary depending on the specific rental company and your preferred location. If necessary, you can also rent additional accessories such as helmets and child seats for a marginal fee. Show more

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