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Outside the city's confines, meanwhile, timeless hilltop temples and bucolic villages await. Not to mention the most scenic river trip in the country, which links Battambang with Siem Reap.

That Cambodia's best-known circus (the magnificent Phare Ponleu Selpak) is here is no coincidence: the city has an enduring tradition of producing many of Cambodia’s best-loved singers, actors and artists.


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A 2 Day Private Tour to Battambang & Bamboo Train

Day1: Siem Reap-BattambangMeet your guide and driver at lobby of hotel  at 8 am. Then we will continue to Battambang Province, the heart of Cambodia’s rice bowl. Its title gives it away. It’s the area where the Cambodia produces most of its rice, and it not unusual to see cattle driving carts of rice along its dusty mud tracks. On arrival, drive along the picturesque to the tourist site call “Phnom Banon”. Back to hotel Day2: Battambang-Siem ReapAfter breakfast, transfer to the Bamboo Train Station which villagers to facilitate the transportation of both goods and passengers. The train’s very basic technology, which is comprised of a platform on 4 wheels which is activated by a small motor for the 8km travel through beautiful landscapes and rice paddies to the next station. Leave the train and start coming back to Siem Reap and drop by to visit Silk farm before arrival in Siem Reap.

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Complete Cambodia Motorcycle Adventure

Day 1: Arrival day - Bonus night accommodation. Transfer from airport to hotel. *Welcome dinner Day 2: Free day to explore Phnom Penh under your own steam. Biike handover at 5pm Day 3: Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham, 120 km Ride out of the city taking a Buddhist blessing enroute and overnight in Kampong Cham on the banks of the Mekong Day 4: Kampong Cham to Sen Monorom, 180 km Ride to the provincial capital of Mondulkiri. On arrival, visit the local waterfalls of Bou Sra, one of the biggest in the country Day 5: Mondulkiri to Ratanakiri, 200 km Head further north to Banlung, home to a large volcanic crater lake, Yeak Laom. Lunch there and maybe even have a swim too. Then on to the hotel for a peaceful evening. Day 6: Ratanakiri to Stung Treng, 240 km Head for the Laos border province of Stung Treng. Grab a boat to look for the rare Mekong Irrawaddy river dolphin on the Laos border and a chance to take in the awesome sight of Four Thousand Islands, the largest falls in SE Asia. Stay the night in Stung Treng town Day 7: Stung Treng to Sra Em and Preah Vihear, 280 km Strike for the remote corner of Thailand at the temple of Preah Vihear. Blast up the steep road to the top of the plateau that forms the border with Thailand and Cambodia. Stay in the nearby town of Sra Em Day 8: Sra Em to Preah Khan, 160 km Head south to a huge and very much off-the-beaten-track temple. Preah Khan is where you'll spend the night under canvas Day 9: Preah Khan to Siem Reap, 200 km Break camp to travel on to Siem Reap, home to the world's largest religious monument, Angkor Wat Day 10: Siem Reap - City of temples (Rest day) A free day to explore Siem Reap and the surrounding temples. Meet for dinner Day 11: Around the lake to Battambang / Pursat, 150 km Head around the north end of the lake. Lunch in Battambang, the former military garrison town and frontline in the battle with the Khmer Rouge. Ride a out of town to the Bat and Killing Caves. End the day in Pursat with a dip in the pool Day 12: Over the Cardamoms, 240 km Ride from Pursat into the Cardamoms national park past the huge new Chinese hydroelectric project. The Cardamoms is one of the last great wildernesses in SE Asia and, despite the hydro projects, still boasts a wealth of wildlife. Great views of the jungle-covered mountains. Stay the night in the coastal fishing town of Koh Kong Day 13: The beach comb, 200 km From Koh Kong, you ride back along the edge of the national park down to the coastal town of Kampong Saom. Stay in a luxury hotel close to the beach and in the heart of town. Cambodia Expeditions has often stopped on this route to listen out for the wild gibbons in the park. Finish the day with your boots in the ocean and a cocktail in hand Day 14: Beach relax (Rest day) Fee day to explore. Farewell dinner. Day 15: Transfer to the airport, 220km

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Siem Reap - Battambang - Phnom Penh 6 Days Private Luxury tours

Best tours itnerary detail of Siem Reap - Battambang - Phnom Penh 6 Days Private Luxury tours Day 1 : Siem Reap – Arrival at Siem Reap International AirportOur professional tour guide and driver , they are waiting to welcome you and transfer you to city Siem Reap before go to hotel for check in and they will provide you more information about city with daily life of the people in the city and arrival at the hotel free time leisure . Overnight in Siem Reap at Ryal Crown Hotel & SpaDay 2 : Angkor temples heritage site full day tours BOn the morning after breakfast at the hotel transfer to visit the most famous temples and start the tours at south gate of Angkor Thom , Bayon , Baphoun , Royal Palace, Terrace of Elephant , Terrace of Leper king and then continue to visit Ta Prohm temple.After lunch continue to visit the famous temple in the world Angkor Wat the that is the largest temple in the world and the 7th wonder of the world, it is also the national symbol of Cambodia that appear on the national flag of Cambodia and visit sunset at temple . Overnight in Siem Reap at Royal Crow Hotel & SpaDay 3 : Siem Reap – Battambang full day tours  BOn the morning after breakfast in the hotel departure from Siem Reap to Battambang, it is the second largest city in Cambodia and visit Phnom Banan and Phnom Sampov and the famous natural bat carve in Phnom Sampov that every day at the evening there are more then million bats fly out the carve and they come back early on the morning and you will feel so amazing to see the long line flying of the bats. Overnight in Battambang at Sanctuary Battamabng VillaDay 4 : Battambang to Phnom Pehn full day tours B On the morning after breakfast at the hotel departure from Battambang to Phnom Penh the capital city of Cambodia and on the way we stop to visit the most beautiful places Odong , it was the capital city before Phnom Pehn in 16th century and then continue to Phnom Pehn. Overnight in Phnom Pehn at Sun and Moon Urban HotelDay 5 : Phnom Penh – Cheung Ek – Toul Sleng – Royal Palace – Silver Pagoda full day tours BOn the morning after breakfast in the hotel transfer to visit the Cheung Ek killing field and Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, it is historical site of Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979 and our professional tour guide they will explain you more about this history , visit Wat Phnom, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and central Market or Russian Market. overnight at Sun and Moon Urban HotelDay 6 : Phnom Pehn - Departure to next destination BAfter breakfast at the hotel, free time leisure until transfer to Phnom Penh International Airport for departure to next destination. End of Services

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SIEM REAP - Cambodian Phare Circus Show by Tuk-Tuk

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Phare, The Cambodian CircusYou will be welcomed by our local Tuk-Tuk driver at your hotel’s lobby then we’re heading out of the hassle city not quite far for the Cambodia Phare Circus Show which last for around an hour.More than just a circus, Phare performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern. The young circus artists will astonish you with their energy, emotion, enthusiasm and talent.Phare artists are students and graduates from Phare Ponleu Selpak’s vocational training center in Battambang. The association was formed in 1994 by 9 young men coming home from a refugee camp after the Khmer Rouge regime. They were greatly helped during that time by an art teacher using drawing classes as therapy and wanted to share this new skill among the poor, socially deprived and troubled youngsters in Battambang. They founded an art school and public school followed to offer free education. A music school and theatre school were next and finally, for the kids who wanted more, the circus school. Today more than 1,200 pupils attend the public school daily and 500 attend the alternative schools. Phare Ponleu Selpak also has extensive outreach programs, trying to help with the problems highlighted in their own tales.Phare The Cambodian Circus offers these students and graduates somewhere to hone their skills and a place to earn a decent wage. Money that will take them out of poverty and give them self-respect and freedom.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Siemreap Battambang Travelers a homestay and biking experience

DAY 1: SIEM REAP – BATTAMBANG9:00am, you will be picked up from your hotel by an English speaking driver with private car and transfer to Battambang (3 and half hour drive).Meet up your English speaking guide in Battambang for the guided tour for the city orientation for the governor residence, Elephant Pagoda and Psar Nat (central market) then pick the great launch in town.Afternoon with some containing unexpected reminders of Cambodia’s railways history. Enjoy the Bamboo train ride it is awesome!!!Heading to Homestay at outskirt of Battambang (25Km) Meet the family you will spend the night with and settle into your homestay accommodation. There's a lot of natural beauty to discover here, and this homestay is renowned for its ecotourism. A member of the family will take you on a village walk and be happy to chat about their village’s history, lifestyle and local ecotourism projects.You will be get job as the chef's assistants to help out for dinner tonight.DAY 2: BATTAMBANG – SIEM REAPBreakfast at the homestay, pack up and farewell your lovely new friends (house's owner)In the morning, take the half day tour by cool mountain bike to the countryside of Battambang to learn from local families about how they make traditional products such as rice paper, dried banana, bamboo sticky rice, fish paste and rice wine. Taste and experience the pleasures of these products fresh off the fire. Spend some relaxing time in a traditional Khmer house enjoying seasonal fruits and coconut water.In the afternoon, transfer back to Siem Reap or Airport REP by English speaking driver with private car.Upon arrival Siem Reap, check in your hotel.End of our services!        

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Battambang Cycling Tour

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