A half day cycling trip near Phnom Penh. This cycle adventure is very best way to experience of Phnom Penh countryside, farming villages, Mekong island as long as the silk weaving workshop.
Heading out of the city with bicycle, you’ll encounter experience with a real life and real culture of Khmer people who living in the island of Mekong. Farming is the main job for them, which they planting the banana, mango, tomato, lemongrass ginger etc. They also feed the cow for their farming activities and for their yearly income. Weaving and fishing are the sub income for these villagers, most of ladies always involve with the weaving and men they involving in the farming and fishing activities. The Mekong island is located on upstream of Mekong river which about 18km from Phnom Penh. Throughout this cycling adventure, you’ll enjoy with a local fresh fruit and snack as well as connecting a local artisan when you visit silk weaving workshop before you having lunch there.
- Explore beautiful countryside and peaceful island of the Mekong(9 miles).
- Get a real life and real culture of living of Khmer people in these island
- Connect with a local artisan when you visit silk weaving workshop as well as enjoy a Khmer local lunch at there
|Depart daily||7:30 AM|
|Distance||30 km (19 miles) on flat terrain with less busy traffic|
|Min group size||2 pax|
|WEAR||Normal dress, shoes,sunscreen and sunglasses|
Explore Mekong Island with bicycle
We will pick you up at your hotel in Phnom Penh from 7:30 AM by Tuk Tuk or minivan upon the group size. Then, we drive to the north of Phnom Penh city with a distance about 18 KM. On arrival of the starting point, saddle up our bike and get a first ferry crossing of Mekong River to the island. we cycle to explore the beautiful landscape of greenery rural that rich of fruit and vegetable farms and there are local markets. Our guide will show you the lifestyle of people on the Mekong Island, which based on farming and how they can connect their lives with the people at Phnom Penh City. Continuously, we have another ferry across to the farming villages of Mekong River and connect with a local artisan when you visit silk weaving workshop. Then, the villagers will prepare Khmer local lunch for us to enjoy before we cycle a few kilometers more to the last ferry where, our supported vehicle or Tuk Tuk is waiting for us at there.
- Distance: 30 km (19 miles).
- Meals: Khmer local lunch (The vegetarian is also available during this trip)
We are using Cannondale Mountain bike and helmet to serve this biking journey. Its confident geometry, dialed spec and advanced frame technology make a difference you can feel from the first pedal stroke.