Silk Island Walking Tour
Half day walking tour in Silk Island as near Phnom Penh capital city. Walking through Khmer villages, beautiful farmland and countryside at twilight in the Island of Mekong where you’ll explore beautiful countryside, beautiful farmlands and pretty local villages on upstream of Mekong River.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeChildren, Discovery, Family, Photography, Short Breaks
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Medium Group
Half day walking tour in Phnom Penh. Walking through Khmer villages, beautiful farmland and countryside at twilight in the Island of Mekong where you’ll explore beautiful countryside, beautiful farmlands and pretty local villages on upstream of Mekong River. There you get to see real rural life at just a stone’s drop from the bustling capital: wooden houses on stilts, fruit orchards, villages, local markets and even the odd ox and cart meandering along the road. We’ll take you away from the tourist crowds of Phnom Penh city and into the green fields of Mekong Island, where you’ll enjoy the pretty villages on upstream of Mekong River, visit silk weaving house which a part of Khmer traditional handicraft products, relaxing and refreshing with the fresh air and delicious lunch at local restaurant.
- Connect with a local farmer through the farming activities and experiences with them
- Connect with a local artisans during the visit silk weaving community
- Experiences with local ferry crossing of Mekong River
- Explore pretty villages and beautiful farmland
- Delicious Khmer local food at local restaurant
Tour at a Glance
- Depart daily at 7:30 am and 3 pm
- Walking distance 6 kilometers ( 4 miles)
- 2 ferry crossing of Mekong River
- Minimum Age: 6 years old
- Min group size: 2
- Max group size : 18
- Join and end in Phnom Penh Capital City
- Photographic: Excellent
Is this journey for you?
This is primarily a discovery walking tour, which covers the highlights of the Mekong Islands, Khmer villages and countryside near the Phnom Penh capital city of Cambodia. It is the best ways for small group travelers, family, school students, photographers and another adventure tourists who has a short time to explore beautiful countryside, Khmer villages, farmland and silk weaving community at the island of Mekong. To be able to include all these highlights in the itinerary involves a considerable amount of overland travel, by private bus. Purified drinking water were serve for you with a lunch at local restaurant is a great way to sign off on this walking tour.
- Hotel pick up & drop off
- English Speaking Walk Guide
- All purified drinking water
- All ferry crossing fees
- 1 lunch or 1 dinner at local restaurant
- Vehicle support
- Personal expense and tips
- Travel insurance
Explore beautiful island of Mekong at Twilight
We’ll meet and collecting you from your hotel and drive to the Mekong ferry dock which about 14 km from the Phnom Penh capital city. After the ferry, we start to walk through local Khmer villages, farmland with beautiful plantations in the island of Mekong. Our walking guide will show you a lot of thing of the island and lifestyle of local people as long as visit Buddha temple where you also learn about Cambodia religion and visit silk weaving workshop before we kept to walk to the local restaurant for our dinner. Our restaurant is a farming resort, located in the island where you’ll relax and refresh with a nice breezy before we delicious the Khmer cuisine and some time we can see the children they practice their class of Khmer traditional dance. Then, we walk back to the ferry when the sun goes down as it will the great way to see real life of local people at night and back to your hotel by support supported vehicle.
| 6km walking | Meals= Lunch or dinner|
We do suggest you to bring appropriate clothing to fit the season and a day pack to carry extra snacks and water. Here is some of the items that you can on it:
- Wear comfort clothes, sun hate or umbrella
- Shoes, sunglasses and sun cream with SPF+
- Mosquito repellent and Camera or smart phone for taking some photo during the trip and make sure their battery are enough
Cambodian food tends not to be as hot or spicy as Thai and 85% of Cambodia food are come from vegetable and fish as normally they eat as a fresh meal. The most popular fast food in Cambodia, often served from street stalls, is the Chinese noodle soup. Commonly Cambodia meals is including steam rice, while your traveling on this journey we will find a wide variety of Cambodia cuisines such as Amok, green curry, green herb soup, and other stir-fried vegetable.
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required