Phnom Penh Countryside Cycling Tourfrom
Explore the peaceful countryside of Phnom Penh by bicycle where you’ll encounter experience with the real life of local people, mango plantations, lemongrass farms, Khmer sedge mat weaving village and silk weaving workshop of the Mekong River as much as a beautiful paddy rice fields, lotus pond and have a chance to see a numerous of wetland birds.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCycling, Family
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
Explore the peaceful countryside of Phnom Penh by bicycle where you’ll encounter experience with the real life of local people, mango plantations, lemongrass farms, Khmer sedge mat weaving village and silk weaving workshop of the Mekong River as much as a beautiful paddy rice fields, lotus pond and have a chance to see a numerous of wetland birds. This moderate biking adventure is for those who love cycling and able to manage a 40 km distance through the flat terrains of the Phnom Penh countryside.
After we cycle through the countryside, farmland and visit a sedge weaving workshop, we continue to another handicraft village where you’ll learn more about Khmer silk weaving and enjoy the local lunch with them. Finally, we have a short ride to the ferry and get on our supported vehicle back to your hotel. This leisurely discovery of Phnom Penh countryside, offering the chance of real-life local experience in Cambodia.
- Explore the beautiful countryside of Phnom Penh, where we cycle through the mango plantations, banana, lemongrass, corns and a numerous of vegetable farms
- Explore a beautiful paddy rice fields, lotus pond and have a chance to see a numerous of wetland birds
- Connect with a local artisan when we visiting to the sedge weaving workshop and silk weaving workshop
- Enjoy Khmer local lunch at the villager house and experience with the local foods
Tour at a glance:
- Depart daily at 8am & 2pm. Hotel pick up and drop off is included. Please ready at 7:30am as the pick time
- Cycling distance between 25 km to 40 km (15 miles to 25 miles) through the flat terrains
- Vegan and vegetarian are available, please mention us when you make a booking
- Two times of local ferry crossing of Mekong River
- Minimum age: 9 years old
- Min group size: 2
- Max group size: 10
- Private family or private trip are available upon the requesting
- Tour finished around 2pm or later upon the cycling ability or group size
- Hotel pick up and drop off. Please ready at 7:30am as the pick time
- English speaking cycling guide
- Cannondale Mountain Bike and helmet (Please provide your height for preparing the bicycle)
- Purified drinking water (Please bring your refillable bottle)
- Khmer dessert or snack (Tropical fruits and Khmer cake like sticky rice etc)
- Khmer local lunch (Vegan and vegetarian are available)
- Supported vehicle if required
- Personal expense & tips
- All alcoholics and travel insurance
Phnom Penh Countryside Bike & local life experience
We will pick you up at your accommodation from 7:30am and have a short transfer to our meeting point at the Areyksat ferry dock which is located near the diamond island. At the arrival point, we saddle up our bike, check the brake and our cycling guide will make a short brief of the bike, traffic and our tour. Then, we get a local ferry crossing of the Mekong River and reach the Phnom Penh countryside which is about 5- or 10-minutes’ drive on the ferry. Continuously, we cycle through the local farmland where the farmers crow some mangos, bananas, lemongrass, papayas, corn and other vegetables farm as long as we cycle through the Khmer local villages. After we bike through the farms and have a short break to enjoy Khmer local deserts or fruits, we will visit a sedge weaving workshop where they make by hand and part of the local income besides farming and fishing. After we experience with a local weaver for the sedge weaving, we cycle more through the farms, paddy rice fields and lotus farms as well, before having lunch at the local people’s house and learn more about silk weaving there. Silk weaving and sedge weaving are the Khmer traditional handicraft and top range in this region. Finally, we have a short cycle more through the corn farms and getting on another ferry to get back to your hotel by our support vehicle.
Below is a list of equipment that we suggest you take with you.
- Wear comfort clothes and shoes
- Sunscreen, lip balm, and sunglasses
- Smartphone or camera and make sure their batteries and memory space are enough
- Small day backpack as it easy to carry something of your personal stuff and water
Well, that is available for your meal option during the trip with us. We has known, some of the most common dietary restrictions include vegan and vegetarianism, peanut allergies, lactose intolerance, and gluten intolerance etc. Therefore, you could mention us during your proceed the booking or direct contact to us via WhatsApp +85512883898.
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