Come and experience the great journey along the mighty Mekong! Sunsai Tours presents you a truly unique motorcycle tour to see and experience the life along the mighty Mekong river, including visits to the stunning jungle temple, Cambodia's historical ruins, and the marvelous and breathtaking temples. You will have the chance to really see and discover vast parts of northern and central Cambodia on roads less traveled!
You will stay in a basic but clean guesthouse with no air conditioning in Koh Ker.
You will stay in a good guesthouse with an air conditioning in Saem.
You will stay in a basic homestay in Preah Rumkel. It is basically a wooden house with a big room with 10 mattresses on the floor, mosquito nets, 1 toilet, and a tiny bathroom. This is the only place available to sleep in the entire area. There is no 24-hour electricity available, no fans throughout the night, and no air conditioning.
You will stay in a good guesthouse with an air conditioning in Stung Treng.
You will stay in a good guesthouse with an air conditioning in Kratie town.
You will leave Siem Reap on countryside roads and then trail towards Beng Mealea temple. After the temple visit and lunch, you'll continue to the former ancient capital of Koh Ker with its impressive 7-tier pyramid tower, the giant linga statues, and the magnificent elephant temple, to spend the rest of the afternoon exploring. You'll spend the night in Koh Ker.
You will set off from Koh Ker in the morning to Preah Vihear temple. You'll rest on an impressive cliff, overlooking vast parts of Cambodia and Thailand. After spending a few hours there, you'll ride to the small town of Saem for your night stay.
The tour will start from Saem to Preah Rumkel on the Laos border. There, you will visit the mighty Mekong falls of Sopheak Mitt in the afternoon. While you're here, you can enjoy the peace of this small commune, take a walk along the river, and try to spot one of the rare Irrawaddy river dolphins. You will stay in Preah Rumkel for the night.
Wake up in the morning and enjoy the glorious views over the Mekong and Cambodia’s northern neighbor, Laos. You can choose from following activities in the morning: either a boat tour on the Mekong or kayaking depending on availability, or do the opposite activity in Stung Treng in the afternoon. Afterward, you will head to the small town of Stung Treng, settled on the shores of the Mekong and Sekong rivers. After lunch, if time allows, you will have a boat trip to the world famous Ramsar wetlands, a heaven for birdwatchers. You will stay in Stung Treng for the night.
On this day, you will drive from Stung Treng to Kratie. After a visit to the 100-Column Pagoda on the way, you will take a very scenic road along the shores of the Mekong. You will stay in Kratie for the night.
In the morning, you will visit Kampi Pool to watch the rare Irrawaddy dolphin on a boat tour. There is only an estimated number between 60 to 80 of those magnificent animals left in the wild, and Kampi Pool has the highest numbers in the world. On the way back, the tour will stop at Phnom Sampos, a small and colorful monastery on a hill on the banks of the Mekong. After lunch, you'll take the ferry to Koh Trong island located in the middle of the Mekong in front of Kratie town to visit a floating village and enjoy the tranquility of the island. Here, you can simply immerse yourself in the island's culture or take a swim near a sandy beach in the river. You will stay overnight in Kratie.
After breakfast, you'll leave Kratie and ride along the shores of Mekong for about 65 kilometers before taking the ferry over the river. From there, it is another 95 kilometers to the town of Kampong Thom where you will return the bike. You will be picked up by bus early in the evening. For safety reasons, you will not drive the last 145 kilometers to Siem Reap by bike as the traffic is unsafe on National Road 6.
During this amazing journey, you will explore Cambodia's finest historical sites, rural villages, and towns. Here are the highlights of your 7-day tour: