Battambang is often ignored by travellers to Cambodia, this phenomenon is quite easy to understand as there are no beautiful beaches in this land, it is not the capital city and one more reason is this city does not have majestic Angkor temples. However, the fact is this second largest city in Cambodia is bustling, friendly and hides many interesting to discover, especially, Battambang is also an ideal destination for cycling.
The countryside surrounding Battambang is a perfect place for travellers to carry out an exciting trip by bike. The bumpy paths here will lead you through lovely small villages or peaceful temples. Sometimes, during your discovery journey, you might have to overcome some muddy roads which are just small enough for a bike pass through. And do not be suprised when you have to ride your bike between cows. Visit Cambodia with Indochina tours Cambodia
However, beyond all those things, I bet that the natural beauty of endless green rice paddies will make you stay here as long as possible. You can spend half a day or all day discovering Battambang by bike. If you have plenty of time here, you should pay a visit to traditional handicraft villages since you will have a great chance to experience the daily works of the local people.
Travellers can book a Battambang Bike tour to learn more about the architecture and art of the city with the price around 20 USD or you can hire a bike and have fun with your own journey
Battambang city is not doped by the brilliant frivolities which are common in urban areas. The city is gently, pure and relaxing so that you can hear the birds singing which is difficult to find in any big city in the world. Get on your bikes and ride and you will find out that a few simple things sometimes can make us fall in love with a strange destination