TOUR CODE: ECAKC2015
About 150 km from Phnom Penh capital, Kampot, the third largest coastal province in Cambodia, shares a border with Vietnam to the east and extends into the Gulf of Siam to the south. Elegant colonial architecture, spectacular natural attractions, and bucolic charm make this province a favorite among locals, expatriates, and more recently, tourists.
Kampot’s languid atmosphere and quaint, small-town feel are easy to fall in love with; many who stay in the province do so on the relaxed riverside, where visitors can swim in waters full of bioluminescent plankton or take a smooth kayak ride down the river.
Kampot province is more than just a sleepy riverside town, however. The province offers plentiful historical and natural wonders to discover, and serves as a common gateway to Bokor National Park, the beaches of Kep, the beautiful rapids of Toek Chhou and other attractions in southwestern Cambodia.
Kampot is hidden most of beautiful landscape, rocky mountain, paddy rice farms, Kampot’s pepper farms, salt farms, Mangrove forests, and most of colonial architecture were built during the French colonial between 1863 to 1953.
Phnom Penh Bicycle used Cannondale & GT for operating their biking tours
Tour at a Glance
Bike Hire & Helmet
Total Cycling Distance
3 out of 4
Number of Day
3 Days/ 2 Nights
Up on Request
Your Hotel in Phnom Penh
Province of Visit
Kampot & Kep
Min 4 – Max 16
15 Years Old
#Day 1: Full day countryside experiences and Kep’s beach exploring
From the early morning at about 6:00 am, we will pick you up from your hotel in Phnom Penh. You will then take our vehicle support to Tram Khna market which is located about 40km from Phnom Penh (along national road No 3). After getting breakfast near by the market, you will arrive the starting point, so-called Ang Ta Preah monastery, which is located about 6km.
Continuously, you will ride on back roads surrounded by paddy fields, rural villages, vegetable farms, natural lakes and mountain views. While traveling for approximately 1 hour on the dirty road (with about 12 km distance), we will be passing by a newly pave’s road. It is road No. 41. Keep riding bicycle about 15km more on that road to arrive Boset Market; however, before arriving the market, you will turn right on back roads to see paddy fields, green forest and blue mountain views then it would take 35km.
You may ride about 62km; therefore, our vehicle support will wait you on road No. 41 in front of Snay An Nhech Commune (column No. 66). Then you will get on the car to find one of the local restaurants nearby Chhouk Market for lunch.
After lunch break, we will continue our bike tour by riding from the restaurant on back roads to explore the most of beautiful paddy fields, rocky mountain and green mountain views at Kampot’s countryside, Kampot pepper farms and poor communities, and so on which may take about 12km. As you are getting tired of cycling for about 74km from the starting point until Kampong Trach market, you then can relax there for a whole day.
After having relax, you will continue to visit Kep’s beach, crab market, and Kep compound. Kep is a small city. The beach, which is suitable for swimming; it only 1,000 meters long, and the sand is not white as in Sihanouk ville. However, Kep is a big seafood market. In Kep, tourist can enjoy a variety of tourist attractions such as natural mountains, evergreen tropical forest, mangroves, islands, sea grass coral reefs, pure sea air, beaches, and sea food.
Oh! Well, virtually miss to present you of our special service, as you have taken for a whole day of cycling with about 74km, 1 hour of foot massaging during your relax on Kep’s beach before your dinner will be offered at there too (massage girls are invited to message your foot on the beach).
More importantly, we also offer dinner at local restaurant in Kep town. After that you will get on the car to check in at Tropaing Sangke Fishery Community Base Eco-Tourism where you will stay overnight. Noticeably, the above eco-tourism community accommodates for classic accommodation for tourist. This is a part of fishing community upholding the mangrove forest conservation that tourists like you may wish to do so. As the community is located near the sea; therefore, you are recommended to prepare mosquito protection powder such as mosquito repellent. Flashlight is also needed as the community is literally dark. However, a mosquito net and a fan will be given. You have no worry about insecurity as Eco-Tourism community has guarded for 24h/7. Hopefully, you enjoy an overnight home stay.
#Day 2: Cycling for Mangrove Forest and Fishery Community
Getting up earlier in the morning is the perfect time for getting fresh air and seeing sunrise. Moreover, you will have chance to explore fishing boats at about 4:30 am.
In the morning, you will get breakfast in Kampot town. After that going back to the community for boat trip to see mangrove tree. Unlimited plays, you can fish with fishing tool provided, swimming in the sea at in the mangrove forest, watching bird flying on the mangrove tree.
A collective lunch with fresh fish fished by you in the mangrove community. We will spend some time in the mangrove forest for about half day, so that you can explore more on the beautiful natural mangrove forest. At about 3 pm, you will leave the community. Yet, prior to leave, leader of fishing community will brief you about history of fishery community base eco-tourism and his experience in fishing with thanks to you who have joined to improve and develop his community by visiting it.
Subsequently, you will ride bicycle from that community to explore one of Rocky Mountains and countryside landscape of Kampot and Kep province. During visit, you will have chance to climb up the rocky mountain to visit a cultural temple which was built in 6th century, older than Angkor Wat temple which is located about 25km.
About 1 hour visit the temple, you will get back to the hotel in Kampot town for check in. You will stay one more night in Kampot town and will explore the most of elegant colonial’s architectures, boat trip on Kampot River, Kampot’s night market, and enjoy your dinner at a local restaurant. After dinner, you have a personal time to take a tour in Kampot town as your wish.
#Day 3: Bilking and wildlife watching for Exercise
After getting breakfast, you will check out from the hotel. You will get a ride about 16km from the central of Kampot town to explore Wildlife Recue Center near Toek Chhou Tourism site. Many kind of wildlife are in the zoo such as: elephants, tigers, lions, monkey and some bird like sarus crane, peacock, eagle and so on. In the zoo, it’s mostly covered by fruit trees. After visiting the zoo, we continue to visit Teok Chhou Tourism site which is located about 2km from the zoo. You will surely feel fresh, relax, and enjoy with the evergreen of natural views, waterfall, and lunch there.
Time runs so fast! After lunch break, we require to get on the car and travel back to your hotel in Phnom Penh. It’s expected to arrive Phnom Penh at about 5:30 pm or late depends on traffic conditions.
We do hope that you enjoy with our three days tour in Kep province. We wish to see you again! Many thanks for choosing our cycling tours service. For cycling tour experience and improvement of our service quality, we would like to request your kind support in writing a review in our Tripadvisor view page.