Phnom Penh Excusion Tours
1- FULL DAY PHNOM PENH CITY TOUR BY CYCLO
Be simple, yet unique. Discover the streets of Phnom Penh with a Cyclo tour of the city; it’s a relaxing and most economical ways. Our Cyclo driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel at around 8:00am. Bring along your camera, sunglasses, hat and sunscreen. Our first stop is at Wat Phnom, the legendary founding place of Phnom Penh. Then continue to Royal Palace (still the dwelling place of the king) and Silver Pagoda, famous for its 5329 silver tiles, each weighing 1.125 kilograms. We’ll stop for lunch at a local restaurant to try out delicious Khmer food. Want some shopping? Why not? We’ll continue our day trip to Psar Thmei (Central Market), a leading market in the city where you will be finding varieties of goods ranging from gold and silver, antique coins, money exchange, men's and women's apparel, clocks, books, flowers, food, fabrics, shoes, souvenirs, fish, seafood, dessert, luggage, and countless other products. After shopping, cruise along the city street, you will pass Independent Monument and continue to riverfront, where there are dozens of cafes, bars and eateries to enjoy some refreshments. You will be dropped off at your hotel at around 5:00pm
TOUR COST INCLUDED:
- Cyclo and driver
- English speaking guide
- Entrance Fees
- Bottle water
- Lunch at local restaurant
GOOD TO KNOW:
One Cyclo is for 1 pax. Up to 2 children (age5 or below) may ride on one Cylco with one adult for free of charge. Tour guide will be riding on one Cyclo independently to go along with the group. Royal Palace has dress code requirement: For the respect of the King, short or skirt must cover knees. Tank top or open shoulder shirt are not allow (Tip: You can bring blouse in your bag and take it out to cover before you enter)
2- FULL DAY WEAVING VILLAGE ON BIKING (8:00AM – 5:00PM)
Meet up at your hotel at 8:00am. Grab your bike and helmet and start cycling to the ferry port located next to Diamond Island (0.5 Km away from Royal Palace) to take on ferry boat to Oknha Tey Island. Bike around Oknha Tey Island touring dirt paths the island's small communities and fruit orchards to visit the weaving village, watched the local women weave with the silk and watch the local community going about their daily activities. You will spot families, dogs, cats, cows, and chickens all live together in open spaces below thatched roofs. Continue biking past luscious trees and fruit plantations as well as big farms and fields. Wave hello to the warm greetings of children as you bike through villages. Passing a small bridge; you will be landed on another nearby island called Koh Dach. Stop at the Koh Dach beach for picnic lunch. Relax on the floating hut, swim, play with the golden sand or get some sun tan if you wish.
Evening, return back to the ferry station by cycling through the village viewing local house and villagers activities along the way. Take the ferry back to Phnom Penh then biking back to your hotel.
Tour end when arrived at your hotel where we will drop off our bike.
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
- Bicycle and helmet
- English speaking guide
- Ferry fee
- Bottle water
- Lunch+ Soft drink (choice of lunch box or homestay food cooked to order)
GOOD TO KNOW:
One bicycle is for 1 pax. Tour guide will be riding on one bicycle independently to go along with the group.
3- FULL DAY COOKING CLASS (8AM – 5PM)
Today, enjoy full day cooking class. Course start with going to the local market where chef will explain you about Cambodian fruits, vegetables, herbs and how to choose seasoning products. You’ll be given enough time to walk around and take pictures and observe vendors selling their products. Upon arrival at Cooking Class where a refreshment cold water and cold towel waiting for you.
The Chef will present a cookery demonstration of the dishes that you will have to prepare! And you will receive a booklet with the recipes of the day. Assisted by our Chef you will learn and experience the traditional Khmer cuisine. And three dishes are waiting to be prepared by you! Lunch time: Time to taste and enjoy your own culinary creation in a convivial Khmer setting.
Time to put your hands on the cooking utensils again. In the afternoon you will be taught how to make dishes that take some more time to prepare, plus a dessert. And enjoy your own culinary creation and relax.
TOUR COST INCLUDED:
- Both ways transfer in/out from your hotel to cooking class
- English speaking guide
4- 1 DAY TOUR TO PHNOM TAMAO ELEPHANT RESCUER CENTER & TUNLE BATI
After breakfast, we drive out from the city toward Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center located 45km south of Phnom Penh, Phnom Tamao Wildlife Res¬cue Center is a government-run wildlife facility where, with the technical assistance of Wildlife Alliance, nearly 1,200 victims of the illegal wildlife trade are cared for and rehabilitated, including endangered species like Asian elephants, tigers, sun bears, and clouded leopards among many others. We will be met by Wildlife Rescue and Care Programs Director Nick Marx who, along with other WA animal staff will give us a tour of what is now considered to be the best-run wildlife rescue center in Southeast Asia, and have the opportunity to meet Chhouk, our elephant with a prosthetic leg, and the other animals we care for there. Lunch at local restaurants.
After lunch, continue road to Tonle Bati and visit Ta Prohm temple (12-13 centuries) and Yeay Peau temple (12th century). Visit the Prasat Neang Khmao, the temple of the Black Virgin (10th century). Late afternoon, return back to Phnom Penh and transfer back to your hotel for rest and overnight.
5- 1 DAY TOUR TO CHAMBOK VILLAGE
Meet with our local guide and driver at your hotel lobby, then we leave Phnom Penh to Chambok Village, the community – based ecotourism located 120km from Phnom Penh capital. Driving distance takes about 2 hours. Upon arrival, your tour guide will brief you the destination history and what are the attractions sights you might need to see and experience. Lunch at own arrangement. You may pack lunch from Phnom Penh or try out local food at the center.
Attractions activities included: Biking tour around the village, taking oxcart ride to water fall sight, trekking to nature water fall, take cooking class, and more…. up to your desire and expense. You can explore this with our local guide.
At 3:00pm, we should leave the sight and return to Phnom Penh. On the way back, your tour guide will not accompany with you. Only driver will drive you back to Phnom Penh and drop you off at the hotel. Dinner at own arrangement.
6- 1 DAY TOUR TO UDONG MOUNTAIN & BASET MOUNTAIN
Meet with our local guide and driver at your hotel lobby, we drive toward Oudong Mountain, situated in the north-western part of Kampong Speu Province. Located at the foothill of the mountain Phnom Udong, about 40 km northwest of the modern capital Phnom Penh, Oudong was royal residence and Cambodia's capital for more than 250 years until 1866. A monumental royal necropolis of sovereigns of several centuries is scattered on top the prominent bisected mountain, which runs from the southeast to the northeast. Upon arrival, we discover the abandoned royal city of Udong (early 17th century) and enjoy the amazing countryside view from the top of the hill. On the way back visit Phnom Baset, a Pre-angkorian temple (8th century). We drive to Kampong Tralage Leu Pagoda. Picnic lunch on the site (at own expense). Afternoon drive back to Phnom Penh and drop off at your hotel.
7- PRIVATE CRUISE DISCOVER UDONG – 8 HOURS TOUR (09:00 am to 04:00 pm)
8 hours private day trip from Phnom Penh to Udong and back From Phnom Penh to Udong, the ancient capital of Cambodia, learn the authentic riversides life, Udong historical site and his stunning overview on countryside and river. Sailing on the Tonle Sap river, you will discover the scenic life on the river: floating houses, traditionnal fishermans, pagodas along the river… on a very intimate 8 Hours private cruise (except shared cruises discounted). The boat and its crew are fully at your service.
Arrived near Udong, a 10mn trip by tuk-tuk (6km) brings you almost at the top of Udong Hills with our guide (english speaking). With his old stupas and pagodas, the site, heart of the former capital of Cambodia, offers a great view over authentic Cambodia, from small villages and ricefields, to the Tonle sap river.
After 1 hour and half, you are back on board and enjoy a cocktail and while the boat is reaching a quiet and green area on the riverside, near a pagoda. Then, lunch is served in a quiet and breezy atmosphere. Around 2PM, the Phocea Mekong goes back to Phnom Penh (arrival at approximately 16.15PM). Port taxes, breakfast, unlimited soft drinks and one alcoholic beverage (cocktail, beer or spirit), tuk-tuk transfers to Udong and site visit with our guide, lunch (with one bottle of red or white French wine for 4 people) on board are included in the ticket price.
Includes: all inclusive cruise concept during 8 hours round trip from Phnom Penh to the city of Udong with continental breakfast, unlimited soft drinks, one alcoholic drink, appetizers & nems and BBQ lunch set with French red or white wine (one bottle for 4 passengers), transfer and return from boat to Udong hills by tuk-tuk, entrance fee to Udong site, English speaker boat manager
8- PRIVATE BASSAC CRUISE – 5 HOURS TOUR
5 Hours “all inclusive” mini cruise on Bassac river
After crossing the Chaktomuk (confluence of the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac rivers) where you can admire the king’s palace, and the very important constructions on Koh Pich island reflecting the rapid development of Phnom Penh, boat move between the narrow banks of the Bassac. Quickly give way to the construction of houses on stilts sheet on the river and its more peaceful life. Thus, you can approach closer to the simple and hard campaign life. After passing the town of Takhmau you arrive at the northern tip of the island of Koh Anlong Chen, we take the widest channel, and pass in front of the orphanage who took care of Clara, who a few years later gave her name to the welcome children house – Ptea Clara (home of Clara) established in 2009 to accommodate children (mostly girls of course) about to be sold into prostitution.
Includes: all inclusive cruise concept during 5 hours round trip from Phnom Penh to the Kaoh Anlong Chen island on the Bassac river, with unlimited soft drinks, one alcoholic drink, appetizers and nems, then lunch with French wine (one bottle for 4 passengers). English speaker boat manager.
Additional Interest Activities in Phnom Penh City:
+ SUNSET COCKTAIL DINNER CRUISE – 2-1/2 HOURS TOUR (FROM 5:30 PM TO 8:00 PM)
Romantic cruise of 2-1/2 hours around Phnom Penh in “all inclusive”.
Cruise with an unique wonderful overview of Phnom Penh, from Wat Phnom to Royal Palace and Mekong crossing. During almost 2.5 hours, you will discover Phnom Penh riverside from Tonle Sap river to Mekong river from an exclusive, quiet and cosy place, while you enjoy unlimited soft drinks and one alcoholic cocktail, beer or spirit throughout the cruise, our on board BBQ dinner accompanied by French wines carefully selected (one bottle for 4 people), overlooking the busy Phnom Penh’s riverside by night. Boat trip, dinner (selection of western-asian BBQ style with fresh food products shrimps, fish, chicken, pork, fried noodles and vegetables, fresh fruits. Menu depend on seasons) and free flow of soft drinks (tea, coffee, soft) one beer or spirits, white or red French wines (one bottle for 4 people) are included in your ticket price.
Includes: all inclusive cruise concept during 2 hours and half cruise along Phnom Penh riverfront, from Japanese friendship bridge to Koh Pich Island and across Mekong river among floating fishing villages, with appetizers, one alcoholic drink, unlimited soft drinks and BBQ dinner set with French wine (one bottle for 4 passengers). Conditions:
+ SUNSET COCKTAIL CRUISE – 1-1/2 HOURS TOUR (FROM 5:30 PM TO 7:00 PM)
1-1/2 Hours mini cruise around Phnom Penh.
Cruise with a unique overview of Phnom Penh, from Wat Phnom to Royal Palace and Mekong crossing. During almost 1.5 hours, you will discover Phnom Penh, riverside from Tonle Sap river to Mekong river from a unique, quiet and breezy place, while you enjoy unlimited soft drinks and one alcoholic beverage offered throughout the cruise, overlooking the busy Phnom Penh’s riverside by night. Boat trip, nems and appetizers, and free flow of soft (tea, coffee, sodas), one alcoholic drink (beer or spirits) are included in your ticket price.
Includes: All inclusive cruise concept during 1 hour and half cruise along Phnom Penh riverfront, from Japanese friendship bridge to Koh Pich Island and across Mekong river to floating fishing villages, with appetizers and unlimited soft drinks – more one alcoholic beverage (except wine). Conditions: