Explore the corn farming village tour, will take you to the south of Kratie Town to explore the countryside of Kratie province to the rhythm of the wheels of a bike. This tour will allow you to discover the life and the culture along the Mekong River with a visit to Bos Leav village specializing in tobacco growing and Koh Chraeng village specializing in corn farming. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the local population known for its kindness and sympathy. In the village of Koh Chraeng, you can visit the local school, the pagoda, the fields and if you are lucky to see the flying fox that are part of a project of conservation of wildlife. This tour is a good way to discover, exchange and immerse yourself in the traditional Cambodia.
For those who wish, we offer the “Overnight” option, with which you can experience traditional Cambodian life by spending a night in a homestay in the village of Koh Chraeng and deepen your exchange with Cambodian culture.
This tour exists in two formats:
- free with map and self-reading guide
- accompanied by an Local English-speaking guide.
100% of our profit go back to community development.
You will meet at 8:00 am to Le Tonlé Restaurant where you will receive your bicycle and meet your guide or receive you map and guide.
After that you will cycle south on 12 km allowing you to take the time to observe the landscapes and the local way of life of Kratie province. During your trip to Koh Chraeng, you will pass a village called Bos Leav where local people grow tobacco as part of their economic activity.
After, this village you will take a ferry crossing the Mekong River to Koh Chraeng village and spend some time to explore the village, local wooden houses, local school and pagoda, corn fields and to meet friendly local people. Riding along the village can be an amazing experience and the opportunity to spot the flying fox in the village as well as when you are visiting the village and learn more about the conservation project started in the village for them.
Next, you take a boat to the west side of the river and return to Kratie town by the west trail which give you another experience of the local way of life or pass the night in the village depending on which option you have chosen. This tour will make you cycle on 35 km and will make you see the true local way of life and let you meet cambodian people.
Tour Price: from 18$ per person to 70$ per person price changes according to number of people & number of nights you will stay in the village.
Tour Duration: 1 day or 1day/1night depending on the option you have chosen.
Tour Starts: The tour starts at 8:00am every day from CRDT Tours Office at St.3, Kratie Town (in front of Le Tonle Training Guesthouse & Restaurant).
Tour Ends: at the end of the day or morning of the second day depending on the option you have chosen at CRDT Tours Office at St.3, Kratie Town (in front of Le Tonle Training Guesthouse & Restaurant).
Destination: Koh Chraeng village/ Corn farming village
What to bring along?
- Camera if you have one.
- A hat (it might be hot or if you really need one)
- Sun cream
- Insect repellent
- Light comfortable clothes for the hot and humid weather but must cover your shoulder and be at knee level.
- Necessary for the night (pajamas, toothbrush, toothpaste, …) if you chose the overnight option
- Your personal medical need (if you have)
Inclusion (inclusions are flexible depending on the options chosen):
- A mountain bicycle for the whole trip
- A short learning about Bos Leav village
- A boat trip across the river to the village and return
- Exploring the village, visit local school and pagoda and observe local lifestyle
- Drinking water
- Local English Speaking Guide or Map and Self-reading guide
- Meals & one night in the home stay if you have chosen to stay over night