- 5 hour tour across the Cambodian countryside
- Kid Friendly (Ages 8+)
- Lunch provided
- Transportation to and from the workshop
- A translator to help facilitate language barriers
WHAT TO EXPECT
If you’re a curious adventure seeker with a drive to always learn more, this is the perfect tour for you! Join Mr. Heang Sophean for a 5 hour tour of the beautiful Cambodian Countryside! Sophean has a great passion for teaching and finished his degree in Siem Reap’s Foreign Language School. He even started a school for underprivileged young children to have a normal education without any barriers. On this tour, Sophean will teach you more about the culture of Cambodia and how the locals really live. Discover the charming countryside and indulge in the peace and quiet of these tight-knit communities, just a 30-minute drive from the main city. This tour is extensive and customizable - you can make it what you want, depending on how many are a part of your tour group.
From learning about the significance of rice husking with a pestle, to fishing and hunting crabs in the streams that water the fields, there is so much to do and see. The history behind these activities in Cambodia dates way back, and you’ll understand why it’s important to preserve such traditions in small towns. You will have plenty of opportunities to interact with the locals and have an enormous amount of fun along the way. The host himself is an active community builder; he even introduced traditional rice husking methods to the community. Sophean’s personality shines through on this tour and you’ll see why he the perfect person to host this adventure.
Please note the itinerary is flexible and subject to change. Also, your host advises that you bring accessories to protect from the sun (sunglasses, sunscreen, hat) and an extra set of clothing as there’s a high chance your clothes will get wet during the fishing activity!
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Pickup from hotel and transfer to Kuok Doung
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM: Traditional fishing and hunting crabs
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM: Traditional rice husking activity
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: Rice Farming/ Rice Harvesting (seasonal)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch prepared at the host’s house
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Tour the village to see local life and visit the handicraft market
2: 15 PM - 2:45 PM: Transfer back to hotel
Exact meeting details will be sent to your email upon completion of payment.