Siem Reap countryside on oxcart

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6 Hours
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What To Expect

You will be exhilarated to explore the livelihood of the local people with the ride on the two-wooden-wheel vehicle, oxcart. This is a fascinating and green transportation which benefits greatly to both the local and the tourists tremendously.This trip allows tourists to be a part cultural preservation as this kind of transportation is decreasing day by day with the advent of tractors and big trucks. Moreover, while sitting on the oxcart the tourists can experience fun bumpy ride and at the same time enjoy Cambodian local life, culture, and norms along with our student tour guide with no rush.This is day tour that seeks to reveal Khmer ancient transportation, to create more job opportunities for young folks and local people, and most importantly to offer the tourists an amazing fun journey experience.

Description

Stop 1:??Oxcart Ride

Heading toward the tiny villages on the bicycle about 40mins from your hotels to begin your oxcart ride is going to be excited. Your guides will introduce you about themselves and the tour highlights. ?The locals are ready to take you on the oxcart and make sure your safety and the guide swill always with you to show the interesting things along the way.?‚Äč

Stop 2: Handmade baskets???

Leading on from this, you’ll see how the people of Siem Reap weave and trade in handmade baskets. Siem Reap, like everywhere in Cambodia, was severely affected by the Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 and 79, and aside from the terrible loss of life, many upcoming industries were crippled. These handmade baskets are just one example of how the rural economy survived, relying on nature as it always did.?

Stop 3: Local Market

Next up, you’ll ride through Siem Reap’s bustling market, where you’ll have the opportunity to browse and purchase dozens of handmade souvenirs, as well as many delicious local foods. ?As ever your guide will be happy to answer any questions you have, and explain the central role markets play in Cambodia’s rural economy.

Stop 4: Rice Wine

After cycling along the main road out of Siem Reap, your tour guide will take you to a rice wine distillery. The drink has a long history in this particular region, and is popular all over the Cambodian countryside. ?The locals use rice wine not only for recreation, but also as a natural, holistic medicine for various illnesses.

Highlights

  • Oxcart ride
  • Handmade baskets craft
  • Local market
  • Rice wine distillery

Schedule

  • Duration: Half – day tour.

???????? + Morning tour: 7.20 am – 1.00 pm

???????? + Afternoon tour: 1.40 pm – 5.00 pm

  • Departure: Pick up at your hotel
  • Returning point: The departure point

Include

  • Tuk Tuk Pick-up and Drop- off
  • Oxcart ride
  • Hats
  • Cold water and cold towels
  • Tour guides
  • First Aid
  • Snacks

Exclude

  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Please Note

  • We drink coconut juice, seasonal fruits and local foods if you want to try.
  • Your rides: The ride is pretty safe, we use local expert oxcart ride for the tours.?
  • Your group: In order to ensure our oxcart ride tour quality, we have decided to take from one to six people in our group. Because we can catch your attention and easily to be in group with everyone. You will learn a lots from your tour guide.?
  • Your tour guide: Enjoy your splendid day out with friendly, helpful, informative, knowledgeable, and experience bi-lingual local tour guide.

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Infant (Age 0-2) Free

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