Day 1: Phnom Penh-Takeo-Kep 60km (L/D)
From Phnom Penh we'll stop for a somber visit to the Killing Fields, before we drive on to Takeo, and the start our of cycling on quiet country roads to Kep, Cambodia’s prestigious beach resort of the 1960s that is reawakening to its former glory. Overnight in Varanda Lodge or similar in Kep City.
Day 2: Kep-Kompot-Prek Thnout Community Based Ecotourism 55km (B/L/D)
We cycle directly from the hotel to visit a cave temple then ride on through picturesque fishing villages, to the town of Kampot. After lunch we ride into Bokor National Park - known for mangrove forests, waterfall, dolphin, beautiful sunset and fire fly. Overnight homestay at Prek Thnout.
Day 3: Preak Thnout-Chi Phat by car 10km (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to Chi Phat of the Cardamon Mountain Range, a community-based ecotourism initiative working to preserve the natural environs. Upon arrival in the small, remote community of Chi Pat you will be welcomed at the Community Ecotourism Office and have a 'Welcome Lunch'. After being shown to you guesthouse (basic facilities including mosquito net & fan), you will visit some nearby rapids where you can relax in the cool refreshing waters. Later you will be taken to the local community's reforestation project where you can help by planting a tree (donation included). You will enjoy a lovely sunset atop 'Bald Mounatin' before returning to the village for dinner. Overnight Guesthouse or Homestay in Chi Phat.
Day 4: Chi Phat-Ancient Jar Site-Chi Phat (41km) (B/L/D)
Start Mountain biking to the Jar site (with a local guide) and visit the jar site. Lunch at a nice river about near the site. Start biking back to Chi Phat, visit Teuk Vet (Curve River) waterfall and O’Spott (Dragon Fish River) Bat cave and waterfall. Arrive in Chi Phat CBET office. Dinner at CBET office (By CBET cooking group). Overnight Guesthouse or Homestay in Chi Phat.
Day 5: Chi Phat-Chombok (Kirirom National Park) 20km (B/L/D)
After breakfast, farewell Chi Phat transfer to Kirirom National Park to ride and hike for 2-3 hours on Dat Chivit Mountain, to visit the area with the ranger. Enjoy variety of different attractions including a 40m high water fall, variety of plants and animals while discovering the breathtaking nature and landscape. Return to Chambok to stay overnight at home-stay and experience rural Cambodia at its most authentic
Day 6: Kirirom-Phnom Penh 12km (B/L)
After breakfast, cycling around Chombok community activities with the representative of the project to learn about the indigenous culture and the history of the area and the daily life of the people living in the community before driving back to Phnom Penh. (B,L)