Silk Island Cycling – Day Tour in Phnom Penh

Discover the hidden gem of the Silk Island by bike

Embark on an adventurous journey to discover the hidden gem of Koh Dach, also known as “Silk Weaving Island” in Phnom Penh. Enjoy a picturesque boat trip up the Mekong River, immersing yourself in breathtaking riverside views along the way. Cycle through charming villages, engage with friendly locals, and witness their traditional way of life, intricately entwined with the art of silk weaving. Experience the local artisans skillfully operating hand looms beneath most houses and engaging in the dyeing and spinning of silk using innovative spinning wheels made from bicycle parts. Despite its cultural significance, only a few tourists visit this enchanting destination these days, making it an authentic and exclusive experience.

Silk Island cycling, Phnom Penh

Tour Details

Country

Cambodia

Style

Price

From $99 (USD)

Duration

1 Day

Difficulty

Moderate

Trip Highlights

  • Cycle and discover a tranquil rural village dedicated to the ancient art of silk weaving
  • Enjoy a picturesque boat trip up the iconic Mekong River
  • Interact with friendly locals and gain insights into their craft and cultural heritage
Silk Island cycling, Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh - Silk Island - Phnom Penh

Your journey begins with a pick-up from your hotel, followed by a pleasant boat ride to Koh Dach. Upon arrival, you'll unload your bikes and embark on a captivating cycling adventure around the villages, covering approximately 10 kilometers. Immerse yourself in the local way of life as you explore more villages and interact with the warm-hearted locals, who will warmly welcome you into their world of silk craftsmanship. After this insightful exploration, we'll return to the pier for a boat journey back to Phnom Penh.
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Silk Island Cycling – Day Tour in Phnom Penh

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$99 (USD)

1 Day

Includes

  • Experienced English speaking local guides.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle for transfer
  • Bicycle rental and helmet
  • Drinking water & snack
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Basic first aid kit

Excludes

  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, etc.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.

More Information

  • Suggested time: 08:00 or 14:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Sun protection is recommended
  • As we venture to the remote island of Koh Dach, we are unable to provide a back-up vehicle for this trip.
  • Varied Prices Based on Group Size
  • There is surcharge for travelling on Lunar New Year, Christmas, regional New Year and other public holidays throughout the region please check with your consultant for date confirmation.
    Flight times and the daily order of sightseeing are subject to change.
  • Transfer times are approximate and subject to local conditions at the time of travel.
  • All cycling and trekking/walking distances displayed are approximate and subject to the guests’ ability and availability of the route, the guide will use his discretion to ensure safety and comfort for all participants.
  • Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed in the proposal, we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes made as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules or other operational factors.

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