THE NORTHEAST ADVENTURER | CAMBODIA


An incredible ride through some of the remotest parts of the country. We’ll ride alongside the mighty Mekong River, pass through the hill tribe provinces of Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri and visit ancient lost temples. Tight jungle trails, fun river crossings, stunning winding roads in the mountains and friendly locals everywhere we go – you will truly be immersed in the real Cambodia.


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Jan 13

NORTHEAST ADVENTURER | CAMBODIA

January 13, 2018 - January 22, 2018
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US $ 2,935
Cambodia motorcycle tours

Tour Key Info:

  • The motorcycles: Our new fleet of fuel injected Kawasaki KLX’s which we have modified with 300cc big bore kits, aftermarket exhausts, electronic fuel controllers, strong handlebars and guards. Or if you’re keen for some extra horsepower we also have the awesome KTM EXC 450’s in our garage;
  • Medical support: an English qualified medic will be riding with the group and carrying a substantial medical kit on his bike;
  • Support crew: professional guides/mechanics and a support vehicle to carry your luggage, spare parts and a spare motorcycle;
  • Distance: 1,200km;
  • Duration: 10 days total including welcome day & 1 non-riding day;
  • Start / finish: Phnom Penh / Siem Reap;
  • Terrain: Mostly off-road with a huge variety of riding terrain available, from tight jungle singletrack to fast open sandy tracks;
  • Average daily ride hours: 5 – 8 with plenty of drink / photo stops;
  • Suitable for pillion riders? No

Tour Inclusions:

  • Modified Kawasaki KLX300
  • 4×4 support vehicle (for groups of 5+ riders)
  • Professional guide / mechanic(s)
  • Ride Expeditions t-shirt
  • Twin-share accommodation
  • Airport pickup (Tuk Tuk)
  • Welcome day accommodation (twin occupancy)
  • Fuel
  • Entrance fees / crossings etc.
  • Breakfast & lunch on all riding days
  • Welcome day city Tuk Tuk tour
  • Welcome day evening dinner

Tour Exclusions:

  • Personal insurance
  • Flights
  • Motorcycle damages
  • Evening meals
  • Breakfast & lunch on non-riding days
  • Alcohol / soft drinks
  • Other personal expenses
  • Emergency transportation

Optional extras:

  • Change to Yamaha WR 450f + $500
  • Single room accommodation + $250
  • Protective riding gear + $200
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CAMBODIA MOTORCYCLE TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: WELCOME TO CAMBODIA!

We will organise a tour of the capital city and it’s surrounding areas, giving you the chance to learn about Cambodia’s dark history. Visit the S21 Genocide Museum, the Killing Fields, the bustling Russian Market or even test your aim at the shooting range. In the afternoon you will receive a full briefing of the trip ahead over a few cold beers, followed by a meal at a quality riverfront restaurant.

Accommodation will be in a quality hotel with a pool.

DAY 2: PHNOM PENH – KAMPONG CHAM | 130km

We’ll swiftly leave the chaos of Phnom Penh behind us, crossing the mighty Mekong river on a local ferry. We’ll then head north, riding alongside the river all the way up towards the riverside town of Kampong Cham. We’ll ride a mix of tarmac & dirt roads and trails, we’ll ride across a river island and finish the day by riding an 800m long bridge made entirely out of bamboo! We’ll be spending the night in the riverside town of Kampong Cham.

Accommodation will be in a riverside hotel.

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DAY 3: KAMPONG CHAM – SNOUL | 200km

Sticking to the side of the Mekong river we will continue north, passing through small villages and fishing communities. We’ll then say goodbye to the Mekong for now and cut East – we’ll meet the river again when we reach the Laos border! Today we will ride a great mix of easy riverside trails, bumpy dirt roads and smooth highway through rubber plantations.

Accommodation will be in a town hotel with AC.

DAY 4: SNOUL – SEN MONOROM | 150km

Today we have the option for some technical off road riding on the old ‘King’s Highway’ or we can stick to the blacktop and cruise the winding roads up into the mountains. The King’s highway offers an exciting mix of open sandy trails and tighter singletrack up into the hills. In the afternoon you’ll have the option to visit the elephant sanctuary or the stunning 3-stage Bou Sra waterfall.

Accommodation will be in wooden bungalows on a hillside.

The Northeast Adventurer

DAY 5: SEN MONOROM – BANLUNG | 195km

Passing through the Mondulkiri province we’ll ride along parts of the old ‘Death Highway’ – offering a mix of dirt tracks, sandy & muddy trails, bamboo forests and rivers. A brilliant days riding that lands us in the beautiful Ratanakiri province.

Accommodation will be in a hillside bungalow resort with a pool.

DAY 6: BANLUNG REST DAY

The capital of Ratanakiri, Banlung, is home to the spectacular Yeak Laom volcanic lake.  Placed in the midst of dense tropical forest, the turquoise coloured water will be a refreshing break before another day on the bikes tomorrow. Banlung also has some greatwaterfalls and hill tribe communities for those that wish to explore the area.

Dirt bike riding

DAY 7: BANLUNG – LAOS BORDER | 160km

We start the day by riding a winding dirt road until we reach our first boat crossing of the day. After refreshing with a cold coconut we’ll board the wooden boat and chug over to the other side where the trails await. 35km of amazing trail that wind through the jungle, cross through rivers and pass through remote villages. We cross another two rivers on wooden boats before reaching the end of the trail. Back on dirt road, we cruise back towards the Mekong River. We’ll load our bikes onto another wooden boat that we will have called in – this will take us 15 minutes up the river to Preah Rumkel where our campsite and BBQ awaits!

Accommodation will be in tents on our private river island.

DAY 8: LAOS BORDER – SRAE EM | 170km

We’ll hop on a small boat and chug over to Laos for breakfast (no customs involved!), spotting the rare Irrawadee River Dolphins on the way. It’s then back to Cambodia to jump back on the bikes to cruise the winding dirt roads over to the Mekong river rapids – a truly spectacular sight. We will then say goodbye to the river and ride the dirt roads west. We’ll finish the day by riding 50km of awesome winding trails through fields and forests.

Accommodation is in a town guesthouse.

Riding in Cambodia

DAY 9: SRAE EM – KOH KER | 130km

This morning we ride steep winding roads up to the spectacular mountain top temple of Preah Vihear, situated right on the Cambodia/Thailand border. We will then cruise back down the mountain and head south towards the remote temple site of Koh Ker. The days riding gives options of tarmac or dirt roads and a vast array of winding trails.

Accommodation will be in a remote guesthouse, offering a rooftop view over the jungle canopy.

DAY 10: KOH KER – SIEM REAP| 115km

This morning we will ride dirt roads and tracks through beautiful scenic villages. It’s then onto the trails for a cracking afternoon of trail riding through forests, rivers and fields. We’ll roll into Siem Reap where poolside beers await. Siem Reap is a beautiful town with an excellent variety of bars & restaurants and of course, Pub Street! This is also the home of Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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