Northeast Phnom Penh Motorbike Tour to Kampong Cham, Kratie, Mondulkiri, Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Ta Seng then loop back brings you a panoramic view of the Northern Cambodia with offroad to villages & visits to forests, mountains and friendly locals to understand more about the history, cultures & traditions in Cambodia .
Day 1: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham ( L , D )
Distance: 100KM |Level: Easy |Road: flat tarmac, gravel
8:00 AM pick up from your hotel and After tour introduction and safety briefing, we begin our trip with a ride on village road along the Mekong River toward Kampong Cham – the country’s largest province. Once you get used to the bike, we will take the back road out of Phnom Penh with little traffic along the scenic road. We will stop regularly to see the sights along the way including a stop at the silk weaving village where we see villagers sit underneath their house on stilt producing shiny silk scarves called kroma using their traditional wooden loom. Along the way, there are numerous family-size businesses including kantel – the old fashion but the must-have mat weave from river reed. We also make a river crossing using wooden ferry that locals use for their daily river crossing. On arrival to Kampong Cham, we check-in to hotel and relax in this nice colonial town.
Overnight in Kampong Cham
Day 2 : Kampong Cham – Kratie (B, L , D )
Distance: 122KM |Level: Easy |Road: flat tarmac, gravel
Today, we continue riding along the Mekong and make a stop at the 1500 years old holy site of the pre-Angkorian Khmer – Wat Hanchey that was built in 6th century AD. We get to the hilltop and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Mekong and the surrounding landscape. Continue riding along the Mekong toward Kratie where we pass by lots of plantations including rubber, cassava and other seasonal plantations. We arrive in the afternoon and check-in the hotel to freshen up before heading to watch Fresh Water Mekong Dolphin in Kampi during the sundown.
Overnight in Kratie
Day 3 : Kratie – Mondulkiri (B,L, D )
This morning, we depart Kratie and heading towards eastern highland of Cambodia where we cross some section of small trails and off-road ride to test our skill. After short off-road fun, we hit the excellent road while going uphill to enjoy breathtaking scenery before arriving Sen Monorom. If time permit, we take short ride around town to visit waterfalls and hilltribe villages nearby.
Overnight in Sen Monorom
Day 4: Mondulkiri – Ratanakiri (B,L , D)
Distance: 199KM |Level: Medium |Road: uphill and downhill on gravel, tarmac
We leave Sen Monorom and continue North to Ratanakiri via Koh Nhek along the quiet road in the forest. Along the way, we make some stops at a town half way and possibly a waterfall. Once arrived in Ban Lung, we check-in the hotel and freshen up before making short ride around red-soil town and a visit to the magical crater lake of Yeak Laom during the sunset time.
Day 5: Ratanakiri – Stung Treng (B, L, D)
Distance: 142KM |Level: Medium |Road: flat gravel and tarmac
We leave Ban Lung heading in the northwest direction, crossing bamboo forests before reaching the village of Veun Sai located on the left bank of the Se San River. The view of the Chinese village on the other side of the river is quite pretty. This place is nearly a Chinese enclave in Cambodian territory. Most villagers don’t even speak Khmer. Upstream of the Se San are a certain number of Tumpoun villages that practice funeral statuary which is spectacular. Continue to the village of Ka Choan that has superb totems. We leave the eastern highland by heading west towards the Mekong where we going to stop at riverbank town of Stung Treng.
Day 6: Stung Treng – free day (B )
Overnight in Stung Treng
Day 7 : Stung Treng – Ta Seng (B, L , D)
Distance: 201KM |Level: Medium |Road: flat tarmac, gravel
We head west across the Mekong then travel to the North of the country where border between Cambodia and Laos situated. Here we come to see the largest waterfall of the world – Sopheakmitr also known as Khone falls. The waterfall spread up to 10.67 kilometers wide in the rainy season (between May and September). The world second largest fall is only half of its width. We continue to Ta Seng village where we are going to stay overnight in the village homestay.
Day 8 : Ta Seng – Phnom Penh (B, L)
Ta Seng is not a regular village but it was a city a thousand year back. One of the last kings of Angkor built the largest religious complex of the era here in Preah Khan Kampong Svay or the Great Preah Khan. We begin the day by exploring this giant temple complex with its enclosure cover an area of 5 millions square meters.
Today, we travel on good road to the capital Phnom Penh. We arrive in the afternoon to relax and enjoy the city situated on the confluence of the four rivers.
all accommodation - 7 nights
everyone gets their room unless you travel and share with your significant other
D = dinners
unlimited bottled drinking water
English speaking guides
hotel pick up/drop off
What's not included
Accommodation in Phnom Penh
Travel insurance (mandatory)
Dinners (except for the ones included in the itinerary)
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