Half day morning bicycle tour to Explore local livelihood and test local snacks
We provide a unique tour to give tourists real experiences through the eyes of the locals. With a friendly, qualified and informative tour guide to drive you through Battambang's countryside and surrounding attractions, it's the best way to experience the Khmer lifestyle. We are privileged to accept your booking and hope to make your stay one to remember!"Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Wat Samrong Knong, Battambang 02102 Cambodia
We’ll start in the morning, at 8:00am I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, we will first take our bike along the small road (dirty road) to see one of the activities which is called Blacksmith.
Here we can have a look at how they make knives, sickle, axes,hoes…etc. then We keep going on the same road line for few km until our second stop at the factory which is called Sticky rice bamboo cake(khrolan). Here we can see how they are made using fresh ingredients like Sticky rice, coconut milk, sugar,salt,Black soy beans cook it in the Bamboo … and so on. Then we have an opportunity to taste this delicious snack.
After this we turn around and enter the pagoda,killing field (Wat Samrong Khnong) nearby. This is the oldest pagoda in Battambang, more than 300 years old. And you will get to know more about Buddhism and the history of Khmer Rouge from our tour, It is possible to take pictures inside.
Then after that, we move on to the countryside where we can see nice scenery and the activities of growing and harvesting rice depending on the season And learn how to grow /harvest it by the farmer as available. There are some more sights to enjoy on the way such as, local school(public primary school), fruit farm…etc.
So next stop, we ride across the ruined bridge to visit the Cambodian cheese factory (fish paste) There is a lot involved in the fish making process like smoke fish,dry fish,fish paste etc! It is a very important ingredient in local cooking, and without it , the food is would just not be the same! It is an incredibly strong smell that you may not have experienced before.
Let’s take a break for a while. Now we have time to relax at the place which is called Rice paper Making .You can see the rice paper being made for fresh spring rolls and deep fried spring rolls and learn how to make them from the owner. Then sit down and enjoy some of them freshly made .Delicious .After about 10 more minutes,we reach the banana chip (dry banana) You can see how they make dried banana from one family who is working together with children. You will be able to try it and learn how to make it by following them.
Finally,We finish our tour by looking around Ek Phnom temple (about 11 hundred years old) for about 15 minutes then we’re ride the bicycle back to the hotel .
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Wat Ek Phnom, Battambang Cambodia
This place you can see the old temple that was build thousands years ago before Angkor wat and you will see the big Buddha statue When you are finished visit this temple we continue our bike back to the city then I will drop you off at your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Please let me know where you want me to pick you up from restaurant or hotel ? Note : pick up will be only in Battambang city and tour will start at 8:00am
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.