TOUR CODE: MICD2016
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.
Phnom Penh Bicycle used Cannondale & GT for operating their biking tours
Tour at a Glance
Bike Hire & Helmet
Total Cycling Distance
2 Out of 4
Number of Day
Min 2 – Max 12
12 years old
#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 PM: 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.
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