Test Terres Rouges Lodge, Labansiek, Ratanakiri, Cambodia

Mountain Biking

Our Mountain Biking trip

A contrasted area of high plateaus, crossed by rivers and streams, dotted with lakes, covered in forests, fields, rubber or cashew plantations and blessed by a temperate climate, Ratanakiri province is above all in Cambodia a haven for mountain bikers !

With Terres Rouges Sports & Nature you shall discover these marvels by yourself and live the adventure on the saddle of a Cannondale F9. Strong and simple, these bikes are the ideal mount for the red laterite trails of the high plateaux of the North East. Our tours take you around Banlung to the discovery of the rural world.

Tour A - Small family trip

About fifteen kilometers through fields and rubber plantations with a stop to an isolated waterfall. Mostly flat, shady on most of the way. Very nice landscapes.
Difficulty level : easy
Length of tour : 1h30 – 2h
Departures at 8.00AM or 3.30PM
Price : 15$­­­­­­­­­­­­­ per person.
Included : Adapted mountain-bikes and equipment,
one English-speaking cycling guide/leader, water on the ride.
Not included in the price: Personal expenses, tips, personal insurance

Tour B - Rubber plantations and waterfalls

About twenty five kilometers through fields and rubber plantations with stops to two waterfalls. Mostly flat, shady for half the way. Two long steep slopes towards the end. Very nice landscapes.
Difficulty level : medium
Length of tour : 2h30 – 3h
Departures at 8.00AM or 3.30PM
Price : 20$­­­­­­­­­­­­­ per person (minimum 3 persons).
Included : Adapted mountain-bikes and equipment,
one English-speaking cycling guide/leader, water on the ride.
Not included in the price: Personal expenses, tips, personal insurance

Tour C - The surroundings of Banlung.

About 20km in a circle, a few long and steep slopes, the track can bear deep ravines at times, muddy or dusty according to the season.
Superb landscapes, possibility to swim in Yaklaom lake
Difficulty level : quite hard
Length of tour : around two hours
Departures at 7.30AM or 3.30PM

Price : 20$­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ per person (minimum 3 persons).
Included : Adapted mountain-bikes and equipment,
one English-speaking cycling guide/leader, water on the ride.
Not included in the price: Personal expenses, tips, personal insurance.

Tour D - Rubber plantations, waterfalls, reservoir and impossible slopes.

About forty kilometers in a circle with the whole range of difficulties that the province can offer : generally fast tracks, ford way in the wet season, some very steep slopes, superb landscapes, waterfalls and dam lake. Picnic on the way.

Difficulty level : medium to slightly hard
Length of tour : around five hours
Departures at 7.30AM

Price : 30$­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ per person (minimum 3 persons).
Included : Adapted mountain-bikes and equipment,
one English-speaking cycling guide/leader, picnic and water on the ride.
Not included in the price: Personal expenses, tips, personal insurance

Tour E - One full day trip through rubber plantations, waterfalls, lakes and some hard slopes.

Combining the C and D tours, this program is around sixty kilometers in a loop and offers the whole range of difficulties that can be found in the province : generally fast tracks, a ford way in the wet season, some very steep slopes, superb landscapes, waterfalls and dam lake, the track can bear deep ravines at times, muddy or dusty according to the season.
Possibility to swim in Yaklaom lake, picnic on the way.

Difficulty level : difficult
Length of tour : around seven hours
Price : 45$­­­­­­­­­ per person (minimum 3 persons).
Included : Adapted mountain-bikes and equipment, one English-speaking cycling guide/leader, picnic and water on the ride.
Not included in the price: Personal expenses, tips, personal insurance.

Tour F - Tough little ride (our favorite...)

A 22 kilometers ride through rubber plantations with a stop to an isolated waterfall. Many different kinds of terrains, we follow the small paths taken by the plantation workers to tap the rubber trees. Slopes can be steep and technical, there are some bankings, stones, leaves, and rocks. This program is shady on most of the way. Superb landscapes.
Difficulty level : quite technical and physical
Length of tour : 1h30 – 2h
Departures at 8.00AM or 3.30PM
Price : 20$­­­ per person.
Included : Adapted mountain-bikes and equipment,
one English-speaking cycling guide/leader, water on the ride.
Not included in the price: Personal expenses, tips, personal insurance

Our mountain bikes can also be rented “flat” with a protection helmet for a price of 8$­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ per day. Besides we have a special MTB fitted with a trailer that enables you to cycle with a young child behind you, the child can pedal too (10$­­­­­ a day), we also have children MTBs and a gigantic 23 inches Trek bike for the tallest of our guests.