Experience the rural side of Cambodia with this half-day tour of Kompong Phluk Floating Village from Siem Reap! The tour begins with a pick up at your hotel, followed by a scenic drive through small yet beautiful villages as well as some rice paddies. Make a quick stop at Artisans D'Angkor for some souvenirs like silk accessories and stone carvings, then enjoy a serene boat ride through the calm waters of Tonle Sap Lake, where you will see big mangrove trees and herds of cattle feeding on grass.
Create masterpieces that embody the true Khmer spirit at a ceramic pottery class held right in the heart of the city! As soon as you enter the studio, you'll find detailed illustrations that take you through the process of ceramic making, from shaping it on the pottery wheel all the way until firing and glazing the finished product. Put on your apron, choose a wheel, and get ready to get your hands dirty! Experienced instructors will guide you as you mold your very own Angkorian bowl.
Water Blessings are a traditional Cambodian practice that date back to ancient times. You'll be driven to an ancient pagoda, nestled in the beautiful countryside outside Siem Reap where you'll have a choice of two rituals. The first is almost a taster: a blessing accompanied by a light sprinkling of water. The second is the real deal: you'll be completely covered in water blessed by the monks (don't worry, you'll get a sarong to change into for the experience), whilst the monks chant in unison.
Cambodia is known for its fascinating cuisines and colorful dishes, a trip to Siem Reap wouldn’t be complete without at least having the chance to try their delicious food. On this special activity, you won’t only get to try authentic Khmer food but you’ll also learn how to cook their dishes! Experience walking around the local market to find fresh ingredients for the dishes before making your way to a local’s house for the private cooking class. Learn valuable tricks and tips on preparing Cambodian cuisines from your local expert and try your hands at cooking 4 authentic Khmer cuisines that include the savory Fish Amok and the famous Tom Yum. Make your Cambodia trip memorable by joining a fun cooking class that will let you discover the secrets to Cambodia’s most famous dishes.
Even the shortest stay in Cambodia will have you in awe of this beautiful country and adamant that you'll soon start your career as a travel photographer. Capture moss-covered temples, rice terrace landscapes and the wonderful faces of Cambodia whilst being respectful of local people, culture and customs. With a completely flexible itinerary, the team personalizes the tour to match the experiences you are looking for. Your guide, with extensive photography experience and a deep knowledge of the area, will help you find the ideal locations for capturing some amazing photographs.
Learn how to prepare some of delicious Khmer dishes such as chicken curry and beef loclac in this three-hour cooking class with Paper Tiger Eatery. Well-known for its delicious servings of authentic Khmer offerings. Paper Tiger is the first cooking school in Siem Reap that opened its doors to foreign travelers in 2001. During this unique culinary experience, you will visit a historic market wherein you'll discover fresh produce and meat that are needed for the class. Once you arrive at the eatery, a friendly and professional chef will assist you in preparing and cooking your Khmer dish.
Enjoy an immersive culinary experience outside Siem Reap and learn how Cambodian favorites, chicken amok and beef lok lak, are prepared. You will be assisted by the local chef, who will serve as your own guide for this activity. Bring out the masterchef in you as you carefully cook all the locally sourced ingredients and come up with an amazing Khmer dish that you will have for breakfast or lunch. To ensure that you'll have a convenient and comfortable time, hotel pick up and drop off is provided in this package.