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Local Livelihood Half Day Bike Tour in Battambang provided by Soksabike

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Local Livelihood Half Day Bike Tour in Battambang

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Overview
See Battambang’s scenic countryside on this half-day bike tour led by a local student getting vocational training. You’ll meet local families where they live and work, getting a glimpse of Cambodia’s authentic culture, and visit a moving memorial to victims of the Khmer Rouge. Included bike rental, hotel pickup, welcome drink, and snacks make for a hassle-free trip.
Highlights
  • Battambang bike tour explores daily life in Cambodia
  • Included tastings and tours: Learn about food and crafts
  • Support the local community with a portion of the tour price
  • Convenient pickup at your hotel
What to Expect
After meeting your guide at your hotel, start the day with a welcome drink at a local café, learn a few Khmer phrases, and go over the basics of bike safety. As you ride, make a series of stops at local family houses to learn about some of the products they make, such as rice paper, dried banana, bamboo sticky rice, fish paste, and rice wine. Pause at a traditional house for a snack of fresh fruit and coconuts, all while learning what life is like in the villages you pass. Throughout the tour, take advantage of your time with a local university student guide to ask questions about Cambodian culture or history. He or she might even share some personal insights with the group. After your final stop at a memorial to the victims of the Khmer Rouge, you’ll finish the ride at a central location in Battambang.
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Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Hotel pickup
  • Mountain Bike and Safety Helmet
  • One drink at Kinyei Cafe
Exclusions
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please dress to have knees and shoulders covered out of respect for local culture.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kelly M wrote a review Mar 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
This was a really great tour, our guide was excellent and provided lots of information, including teaching us a bit of Khmer! The bike ride is very flat and you are never going that long between stops (about 20 minutes each at the start and end but much shorter in between the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from 188phalla, Manager at Local Livelihood Half Day Bike Tour in Battambang
Responded 21 Mar 2020
Hi We are so glad to get this such surprised message from you that you like this tour and enjoyed with the tour activity. We are really thankful to you for your supporting and helping the community that you went to visit and especially, for being recommended.
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Donna W wrote a review Mar 2020
London67 contributions4 helpful votes
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This is a high quality experience, giving you fantastic access to local tradespeople, at their place of work (producers of rice paper, dried banana, rice wine, bamboo sticky rice, and a plantation). The guide’s depth of knowledge is really excellent. And not only do they give
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Response from 188phalla, Manager at Local Livelihood Half Day Bike Tour in Battambang
Responded 4 Mar 2020
Hi Donna We are really glad to hear from you that you love this tour and enjoyed with the tour activity. Thank you so much for joining our tour and highly recommended.
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Wandering Canadians wrote a review Feb 2020
Whistler161 contributions119 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our morning ride with Soksabike. The bikes were good - disc breaks and front shocks and I even had a ladies saddle. Helmets and water bottles were provided and the bottle is yours to keep. Our guide was excellent, he spoke excellent English and was very
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from 188phalla, Manager at Local Livelihood Half Day Bike Tour in Battambang
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Hi We are so glad to hear from you that you love this tour. We are really thankful for your supporting and being recommended.
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Faust wrote a review Jan 2020
8 contributions15 helpful votes
Knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, very safe, and a way to help local families of Battambang. A “must do” in Battambang
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from 188phalla, Manager at Local Livelihood Half Day Bike Tour in Battambang
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Hi Faust We are so happy and thankful to you for joining our tour and supporting the families. thank you for being recommended.
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Nathan R wrote a review Jan 2020
Horsham, Australia4 contributions
Great tour, it was awesome to be able to get out on the bike and get to see the “real” Cambodia that we wouldn’t have gotten to see by just going to normal tourist attractions. Even better we were able to contribute to the local community, these guys are leading the way in
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded 3 Feb 2020
Hi Nathan We are so excited to hear from you. We are really thankful for your supporting and helping the community you went to visit.
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About the operator

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Getnat
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Great half day tour
We did the half day livelihood tour with Pum and had a brilliant time! He was especially attentive to making sure o
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magikx
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Such a lovely day !!
We went on the full day livelihood bike tour in February 2020. Great sturdy bikes and helmet provided. Our guide, (
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238tale
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Favourite activity in Battambang!
We went on the full day tour, after reading about it in the Lonely Planet Guide. We had an unforgettable experience
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jamespR686MG
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Amazing guides and tour
Did this as part of our Intrepid tour of Cambodia. Guides were amazing. Spoke excellent English, knowledgeable and
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CBW18
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The best way to get closer to the people and culture
We went on the half-day customs and culture bike tour with our wonderful guide, Mony. We had so many experiences an
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emilywL1694UG
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Amazing experience
The guide we had was amazing and spoke very good English! It was good to see how local businesses run in Cambodia :
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aravin3
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Fun way to experience countryside
Good tour and have a very knowledgable guide. Good bikes and service. Very informative about the local businesses w
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383mettem
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Perfect
A very nice bicycle trip, with a very frindly guide Dara, who’s english was also very good. Klaus and Mette, Denmar
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Kath31
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A definite highlight of our holiday!
We did the half day Customs and Culture bike tour with our wonderful guide Mony. My partner is not an experienced c
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Expedition656979
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Exceptional experience with a great guide
We did a half-day tour with Sophol, a student who acts really passionately as a guide. While explaining how village
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MissingKat
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Brilliant, interesting and enjoyable
Highly recommended! We did the customs and culture half day tour, particularly so we could spend some time with a m
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carsey53
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A Great Experience
A group of us did the half day tour with Mony and Sophava. It was an easy ride on well maintained bikes with manag
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cggf
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Great tour from an impactfull company
A very interesting tour with Mony, discovering the culture and local food of Cambodia. The cycling was easy and we
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230jessm
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Beautiful and informative tour
We did the full day livelihood tour with our amazing guide Dara. From start to finish the experience was amazing. W
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Tom H
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The full Cambodia experience by bike!
The bike guides of Soksabikes are Cambodian university students in Battambang. Our guide made our half day tour (22
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