Cycle around with your local tour guide, exploring the local scenery of Kampot. Take in stunning views of rice fields, mountains, caves, and a secret lake; and explore Kampot’s salt and pepper farms with your local guide, who will tell you all about these landscapes and livelihoods attached to these economic activities.
Tour ItineraryStop 1: Salt FarmYour first stop will be at a salt farm, where your guide will explain the importance of Cambodia’s salt industry to the local community of Kampot. Learn about the processes involved in this industry, and try to sneak a taste if you’re lucky!Stop 2: Rice FieldBy your next stop, you would have noticed Kampot’s vast landscape of paddy fields. Paddy farming is a major agricultural activity in Kampot, and many local farmers still use traditional methods to farm and harvest rice. Your guide—who may even have had experience working in the paddy fields—will tell you more about the processes involved in this activity, as you take in this incredible scenery.Stop 3: Pepper FarmNext up, your guide will lead you to a pepper farm, a well-known industry of Kampot. Here, you will learn about the different varieties of pepper and its plantations. This is also a great stop for photo opportunities!Stop 4: Secret LakeMoving away from Kampot’s economic activities, your guide will take you to lake known as the “Secret Lake,” which was originally an irrigation dam built during the Khmer Rouge regime. At this stop, you are more than welcome to swim in the cooling waters!Stop 5: Historical Temple CaveYour final stop will be at a temple cave overlooking Kampot’s gorgeous, natural landscape. Learn more about this historical temple from your guide, and be sure to take lots of photos!