Islands of the Mekong Bike Tour Phnom Penh

    Rider Level: Leisure

    Rider Level: Leisure

    5 hours | 15.53 miles
    From $59 USD
    Phnom Penh

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    • An immersive experience on the mesmerizing Mekong Islands

      Experience the varied and verdant beauty of the Mekong Islands from the saddle as you pedal out of Phnom Penh and into the wondrous wilderness beyond. This guided day tour is a journey of discovery through the incandescent islands of the Mekong, bringing you in tune with Cambodia’s tranquil but wild landscapes, and offering you the opportunity to make genuine connections with the local villagers. An awe-inspiring, authentic exploration of the Mekong Islands and their communities awaits.

      Your brilliant bicycle tour begins with a ferry boat journey which powers you to the north of Phnom Penh and the shores of the Silk Islands. As you disembark, your journey of discovery by bike begins with a scenic cycle along quiet back roads. You’ll ride through the Cham Muslim communities that reside along this part of the island, allowing you a glimpse into their daily working and family lifestyles.

      Your guided tour is interspersed with short ferry rides, allowing you to explore the other Mekong Islands to absorb as much of their diverse and dazzling beauty as possible. On each island, you’ll cycle through verdant orchards and mesmerizing market gardens, across idyllic farmland, and past peaceful rural settlements. As you ride, your guide will regale you with insights into the authentic Cambodian way of life on the islands.

      Along the bike route, you’ll make suitable sightseeing stops at local places of cultural interest, adding to your understanding of Cambodian history and heritage. Some of these stops include a closer look into traditional village industries like farming and crafting, providing an authentic and memorable experience you’ll cherish for many years to come.

      Having worked up an appetite, you’ll be rewarded with a tantalizing local lunch of authentic regional Khmer cuisine before making your way back to Phnom Penh by ferry.

      • Yellow temple in Mekong, Phnom, Penh, Cambodia. Grasshopper Active Tours
      • Biking on dirt roads on Silk Island, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Grasshopper Active Day Tours
      • Traditional art of weaving being taught on Silk Island, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Grasshopper Active Day Tours
      • Biking through fields and learning from locals, Silk Island, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Grasshopper Active Day tours

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      Days Start Finish
      Daily 8:00 am ~1:00 pm

      Please arrive for the tour 15 minutes before departure time.


      Rate USD
      Adult $59
      Child · Up to 12 years old $48
      Child · 5 - 11 years old $45

      The minimum number of participants for this tour to operate is 2.


      Silk Islands, Silk farm, Banana plantations, Pagoda, Phnom Penh

      What’s included

      • Bike and helmet rental
      • English-speaking guide
      • Lunch
      • Ferry ticket

      Meeting place & directions

      The Garden on the left hand side of Areiksart Ferry Port.

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