Silk Island & Mekong villages

Activity Rd Number 3, Phnom Penh, Campuchia Published on: 03-07-2016

07:45 AM - 11:00 AM
First-time visit
Joined
3.5 hour
Bicycle
Customer hotel
Off the beaten path
Activity
Adventure
Cultural & Theme
0.01 USD

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Mekong Villages was named by Phnom Penh Bicycle located on the banks of Mekong River, on the upstream of Phnom Penh capital. It’s was combine by 3 small islands are covering by green views, farms and most of Khmer traditional houses. The entire area of these island covers 30 square kilometers of land lying on the shores of Mekong River. It’s so amazing islands, because it fully of fresh air, beautiful farm warm greeting from local people and able have abundant of traditional handicrafts such as silk weaving, pottery, dyeing and wood carving. These island is famed as an important silk weaving center as well as these handicraft production were produced from houses as that silk weaving skill were combine with new technical from Japanese NGO and traditional.

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Why Silk Island & Mekong villages is special ?

  • Getting ferry crossing of Mekong River
  • Explore Mekong Villages, Local Markets, fruit farms and vegetable farms
  • Explore most of Khmer traditional houses
  • Visit silk weaving production show
  • Visit sand beach of Koh Dach Tourism Site
  • Be able to get a lunch in the Mekong Village at local restaurant

What to explore at Silk Island & Mekong villages?

#7:45 AM: Pick up and Bike fixing

Our bike tour guide will welcome you and introduce something about Phnom Penh Capital and some Khmer words as well as fixing your bikes at the hotel.

We are driving on the right side in Cambodia so all drivers and riders should know it. Please feel free to ask our guide for further information to be confident on your ridding.

We will first visit some part of Phnom Penh city are a long way from your hotel before we get a ferry crossing at Areyakhsat ferry next to Diamond Island.

#9:30 AM: Silk Weaving and Traditional Fashion Show

From the east site of the ferry, we will 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 paddy rice and how they can connect their lives with the people at Phnom Penh City.

Mekong Villages are known as Silk Island or Mekong Island. Because of traditional skill of people in those villages combine with new technical skills provided by Japanese NGOs, and also land condition are suitable for growing mulberry trees, feeding silkworms and spinning. Most of families on the Island are the silk weavers (Cambodia Golden Silk). The Silk Island is our next target place to visit. Our guide would bring you to visit some silk weaving houses, fruit and vegetable farms then we will continue to across the second ferry.

#11:00 AM: Lifestyle of Mekong Villagers and Back to city

We still on Mekong Island and that villages are covering by green farms, a lot of Khmer Cows, and getting more insight of life of local people who living on the island. Because of the natural view and best of fresh air, we don’t want to bring our customers back to the city early. Therefore, if our customers need to take more time to ride on the Island, we can offers 1 hour of riding more to visit sand beach of Mekong River (Koh Dach Sand Beach Tourism Site). The sand beach is about 7 km from our third ferry crossing as the place for crossing the river back to city. Then our biking guide will bring you to get a lunch at local restaurant.

From Prek Leap ferry (the third ferry), we will ride along the local restaurants, nightclubs and hotels along the Mekong River Bank. We may ride direct to your hotels. But if you feel tired, please do not worry, we will have transportation support to pick you up from your tiring point to your hotel.

Thanks you so much for your half day tour with us. Please feel free to write some comments about our tour services on the Tripadvisor. Your comments and recommendations are valuable for us to improve our services and also the best references for other tourists from around the world.

Have a good luck and wonderful trip with your next destination.

Addtional information

  • Get 5% off from 5 to 8 passengers 
  • Get 10% off from 9 to 16 passengers

Inclusion

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • All entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
  • 3 Ferry Crossing and bike tour guide 
  • Drinking water, soft drink, fresh fruit and lunch at local restaurant
  • Mountain bike and helmet

Exclusion

  • Air ticket & visa fee upon on arrival (if it has)
  • Personal expenses & tip, Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident of illness).

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Duration
2.0 days
Estimated
61.41 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
4 places

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Rd Number 3, Phnom Penh, Campuchia

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