Battambang Cycling Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Battambang

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Embrace your sense of adventure with an authentic, exciting, and sustainable bicycle tour in the real countryside. We offer cycling and walking tour surrounding areas which is guided by a local tour guide. We aim to share and bring you to learn about ways of life, culture and tradition in Battambang, Cambodia. • Get an intimate glimpse into rural Battambang on a bike tour. • Stray from the beaten path and enjoy fewer crowds. • Receive local insight from a guide and interact with Khmer families. • Hotel pickup and drop-off, and snacks make for a seamless experience
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Battambang Chemin Cycling, Battambang, Battambang ProvinceRice Paper MakingBattambang rice paper is a uniquely local product. At our visit to the Rice Paper factory, you will observe how locals make rice paper is made, and get to join in on the action! You will also have a chance to taste delicious fresh and fried spring rolls made with the rice paper.Dried BananaWe will then cycle to visit a local family who makes dried banana chips, a well-known and delicious traditional snack in the village. You will learn how dried banana chips are made and get a chance to try your hand at thin-slicing a banana. You will have time to interact with locals and learn about their daily life and the local traditions of Cambodia from your local tour guide.Rice Wine DistillationIt is Khmer tradition to relax after work with friends and some delicious rice wine fermented with herbs and fruit. Battambang has its own special local rice wine recipe. During our visit to the rice wine distillery, your guide will show you how local rice wine is infused and processed by the local people.Rice Noodle MakingNot all rice noodles are alike – Khmer rice noodle are distinct from rice noodles in neighboring countries! Khmer noodles are made from a unique rice grain with a special texture. It is commonly served in a cold soup made of Cambodian herbs and flavors, unlike anything else. At the rice noodle factory, you will learn about Cambodia’s special rice noodle tradition.Bamboo Sticky Rice CakeOur next stop is a local manufacturer of rice cakes which is made from bamboo sticky rice. You guide will explain the process of making the bamboo rice cake and you also have a chance to try it as well.Thai Laiy CakeThai Laiy is a Khmer cake that made by local people in village. It’s made with rice flower, salt, sugar, coconut milk, and steam and cooked in a small cup, then topped with coconut shavings and yellow bean. You will learn how to make Thai Laiy during your guided visit.Highlight Tours • Rice Paper Making • Dried Banana • Rice Wine Distillation • Rice Noodle Making • Bamboo Sticky Rice Cake • Thai Lai CakeDuration: 6 hours

What’s included

  • Local Guide speaking in English & French
  • One drink before or after the tour
  • Friendly, English-speaking guide
  • High-quality imported mountain bike (Giant bike)
  • Helmet
  • Snacks and food samples along the way
  • Entry/Admission - Battambang Chemin Cycling

What’s not included

  • Biking clothes and shoes
  • Personal expenses (pocket money)
  • Personal travel insurance