Local Ways of Life

Tours & Sightseeing in Cambodia
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Tour description

Join our full-day bicycle tour that gives you unique insights into how Khmer communities operate in their day-to-day lives. As you cycle past spectacular views of paddy fields, hear interesting facts about Cambodia’s history and culture, and take part in the processes of rice planting and basket weaving! This tour gives you a more thorough experience than the half-day “Off the Beaten Track” tour, allowing more time for you to learn and observe Siem Reap’s local community. A delicious local lunch is also included in this tour!

Tour ItineraryStop 1: Local MarketOur first stop will be at a bustling local market, where you will be able to take in the sights and sounds of locals buying and selling produce. Discover local products not found anywhere else in the world!Stop 2: Rice FarmingNext up, hop on a bike ride to the sprawling fields of paddy. Here, your guides will introduce you to the day-to-day routines of local farmers. Many of our guides will be able to give you an in-depth insight into this agricultural activity, as they have worked in the fields with their parents from a young ageStop 3: Rattan BasketsOur third stop we will cycle to a home of a basket weaver. Learn more about this unique and intricate craft, which is traditionally passed down from parent to child.Stop 4: Local Lunch and Cooking ClassAnyone hungry yet? We bet you will be by now! Your guides will lead you to our lunch spot at a local village. Lunch will be prepared by locals, and if we arrive ahead of time, you will have the opportunity to help out in the preparation and pick up a few Cambodian cooking skills!Stop 5: Rice WineAfter the break and local lunch, we will take you to a local rice wine distillery. Here, you will learn more about the processes involved in the making of rice wine as well as its use in holistic medication. And yes—if you’re wondering—you will also get to sample a taste!Stop 6: PagodaOn our final stop, we will head to a pagoda frequented by the local community. Here, your guide will tell you more about religion in Cambodia, as well as the cultural practices connected to it.

What's included

  • Lunch with local family
  • Local snacks
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Mountain Bike
  • Drinking Water
  • Full set of first aid kits
  • Use of helmet
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Breakfast
  • Soft drinks
  • Not that all mentioned in Inclusions