The tour starts and ends in Phnom Penh. Home to about 2.5 million people, Phnom Penh, has been Cambodia’s capital since the French colonization of the country. Located on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers, Phnom Penh was once known as the “Pearl of Asia”, one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina. Together we will spend a full day exploring this charming city which boasts a rich blend of Khmer and colonial architecture.

Day 1: Phnom Penh – Silk Island

Set the tour to visit Wat Phnom, which is the center of Phnom Penh that gives the city its name. At 27 meters above sea level, it is the highest point in the area, and as a town gradually grew up around it, the settlement became known as Phnom Penh, the hill of Penh. It is the zero point of the city. Then continue to visit Wat Unalom (Buddhist Monastery), this pagoda serves as the headquarters for one of Cambodia’s most revered Buddhist patriarchs. In addition to the pagoda, there is a post-Angkorean stupa at this monastery. After lunch at the local restaurant, drive to the hotel for check-in.
In the afternoon, we drive to Koh Dach (Mekong Island) to visit the weaving village. Many of the people who live here make their living as farmers. They plant corn, sesame, beans, and banana. They also plant fruit trees. In addition to farming, the villagers produce mosquito nets, silk, Sarong, Pha muong, hol, and Krama, and run small businesses. Khmer handicrafts are in abundance here, since there are many weavers and they loom products, big or small, depending on their resources.
After visiting weaving activities on the island, we ride the boat downstream back to Phnom Penh which will allow you the view the sunset and picnic dinner on board.

Included for the day:
Transport: Private vehicle and driver
Tour guide: English-speaking guide
Meals: Lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Anik Palace Hotel (Urban room) or a similar standard hotel

Day 2: Phnom Penh City Tours

Breakfast at the hotel.
Today we start the tour with a visit to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, which was a high school prior to 1975, an interrogation prison known as S-21 during the Khmer Rouge era, and today as a genocide museum. Continue to visit the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, two of the most striking buildings in the capital and considered as some of the finest examples of Khmer architecture. They were initially constructed in 1866 by the French. The Royal Palace is home to the current King Sihamoni. The neighboring Silver Pagoda stands out in its own distinctive way. The floor consists of 5,329 solid silver tiles to which the building owes its name.
Get back to the hotel before 12.00 to check out, have lunch at the local restaurant, and continue to visit the National Museum, The National Museum of Phnom Penh is instantly recognizable, with its warm red terracotta and its gracefully curved roof topped by dozens of guardian nagas. Located just north of the Royal Palace, off the street of Artists (178 Street), it was designed in 1917 by famed French architect Groslier and the Ecole des Arts Cambodgiens, who made the most of traditional Khmer style. It was inaugurated by King Sisowath in 1920. And visit the central market before dropping you off – End of services.

Included for the day:
Transport: Private vehicle and driver
Tour guide: English-speaking guide
Meals: Breakfast, lunch


Group sizes : Min from 2 to Max 25 cyclists

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