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Address: Street 1 1/2 | near Psar Nath (central market), Battambang, Cambodia
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+855 12 542 019
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Soksabike is a social enetprise focusing on community development,...

Soksabike is a social enetprise focusing on community development, vocational training school, and enviornmentl protection in Battambang, Cambodia. For over five years we have been offering people from all around the world an insight into the traditional livelihoods of the Cambodian countryside. We place an emphasis on educating guests in the realities of life in rural Cambodia, and ensure that your visit makes a positive impact on the local communities. We believe touring Cambodia by bicycle provides a richer, personal and more interactive experience for visitors. Be sure to check out what happens on a Soksabike tour!

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Great guides, local culture

We did this bike tour as part of our group tour of Cambodia. The bikes were good, even had a bike for a shortie! We saw rice paper making, rice wine making, banana chip making... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kay B
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great half day seeing the local industries and sights. A guide was great and very helpful - he thoroughly explained each process and feed us way too much food. Scored a private tour as no one else was going that day but would also be great in a larger group.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did this bike tour as part of our group tour of Cambodia. The bikes were good, even had a bike for a shortie! We saw rice paper making, rice wine making, banana chip making, all at local family businesses. It was extremely hot but the cycling is easy enough. The local guides were very friendly and knowledgeable and made... More 

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Thank Kay B
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

really enjoyed half day bike tour of battambang. we stopped at various homes along the way to see how locals make a living. cheerful children yelled hello as we biked by. for this tour, i would suggest getting an early start to avoid the afternoon heat.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the half day with kids 7, 9 and 11. We were glad we took the option of the tag along for the 7 year old as he would have struggled on his own with the traffic and the distance. Mony our guide was great at explaining the local customs as well as the different industries we visited. Regular... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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124 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently did the 1/2 day Local Livelihood tour with Mony from Soksabike. You are fitted for your bike before you head off and they provide you with a helmet & insulated water bottle. The bikes are all of good quality & have gears. Mony was a great guide, spoke excellent English and provided you wish a history of the... More 

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Thank Katt
Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We did the full day livelihood tour, it was a great day. The tour gave us an appreciation for local culture and history as well as an insight into the lives of the families producing the products. Our guide Makara was fantastic, he spoke great English and had extensive knowledge of the products, families and history and culture of Battambang.... More 

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Puerto de la Duquesa, Spain
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A fantastic morning cycling 22kms around Battambang and its countryside with Paulo my guide. The organisation both prior when booking and during the morning was second to none. Its rewarding also knowing the tour provides employment and help to the local community. Water was provided and there is a convenient fruit and toilet stop 2/3 of the way around where... More 

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Thank Stephen A
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I did the full day countryside tour, which took you along some 45km of roads. We had a great day with Phalla, our guide, who was extremely knowledgable about local customs and legends. We stopped off at small shops and stands and sampled local foods. We also picked up a bottle of water every time we stopped so it's not... More 

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Thank Cecilia L
Soksabike_Manager, Manager at Soksabike, responded to this review

Dearest Cecilia, It's such a privilege to read your review. It's also a great joy to know that we have a left such a positive imprint on your mind. Soksabike does indeed try its best to ensure that our Ride in Countryside Tour is as as informative, engaging and safe as possible. It also lasts 42 km!!! Which means planning,... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Went to see families making rice paper, dried bananas, rice wine (and tried a few shots too!), and the fish paste market. Had a wonderful time. Makara was great and we learned a lot about current Cambodia from him. A great way to give back to the community.

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Thank James K
Soksabike_Manager, Manager at Soksabike, responded to this review

Dear James, Big thank you for your 5 star rating and feedback note. It is always immensely satisfying and motivating for us to receive positive reviews like yours. Thank you for being candid and concise, and we can only hope you recommend us to friends that may think of heading out to our unique corner of the world. Soksabike is... More 

Fontenay-sous-Bois, Ile-de-France, France
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to go to the office at the morning to take the tour the same day. There was no problem and so he did the livelihood tour and me the tour about culture and religion. Both were very good! The guides had a large knowledge and we had the chance to taste some local dishes on... More 

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Soksabike_Manager, Manager at Soksabike, responded to this review

Dear Linda, How wonderful to get a 5 star rating; it is indeed a pleasure to receive great feedback on both the Local Livelihood Tour and our Meet The Locals Tour. It gives us immense pleasure to be able to answer you, and to thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive comment. Soksabike envisions a world... More 

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