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Islands of the Mekong
Bike Tour the Silk Islands
Across from the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh lie the Silk Islands, a tranquil, green oasis. This tour allows you to make genuine connections with local villagers and experience rural village communities first-hand.
+ Silk Islands
+ Silk farm
+ Banana plantations
+ Local pagoda
+ Ferry transport
+ Expert guide
+ Ferry ticket
Please note: Cambodian day tours will not operate April 13th to 17th due to the Khmer New Year holidays. We will reopen April 18th and apologize for any inconvenience. Hope you enjoy the many celebrations happening this time of year!
Start Time: 8 am – End Time: 12:30 pm
Gather at the Grasshopper Shop
Meet at the Grasshopper Adventures Shop at 8am with your camera, sunscreen and some comfortable clothing. You can find our shop location using the map below. After a short safety briefing and bike fitting, we'll make our way to the ferry departure point to begin our cycling adventure.
Ferries & Cycling
We'll cross the river by ferry boat, making our way towards the north of Phnom Penh and the Silk Islands. Back on land, we enjoy a scenic and relaxing 20-25km ride through Cham Muslim communities on quiet back roads. The leisurely cycling is interspersed with some additional short ferry rides to reach the Mekong Islands and navigate among them. On the islands, we'll cycle through orchards and market gardens, enjoying the peaceful farmland and learning about the lives of the people who call the Silk Islands home. Along the way, we’ll park our bikes for some interesting cultural stops as we check out traditional village industries and get a better sense of authentic Cambodian life on these islands. This specially-crafted cycling route is sure to provide an informative and memorable cultural experience that will leave you with wonderful memories of Phnom Penh.
A delicious local lunch of authentic regional Khmer food is included in the bike tour along with fresh fruit and water provided through the journey.
After making our way back from the islands by ferry, you can expect to return to Phnom Penh around 12:30pm.
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