Best of Battambang Day Trip from Siem Reap


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2 reviews   (5.00)

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TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Overview

Getting away as a small group or private day tour from Siem Reap to Battambang (3 hours each way), it is a provincial capital of Battambang province which is the second biggest town of Cambodia. However it still has a very local, untouristed, provincial atmosphere. You will stroll around the city to visit:
- Ek Phnom Phnom Temple from Angkorian Era
- Rice Paper Local Factory
- Psa Nat, the local market
- The old colonial buildings of the Governor’s residence
- Experience the famous bamboo train ride will bring you through countryside and local villages
- Phnom Sompov (Sompov Mountain), sit back and relax to watch millions of bats leave the cave during the beautiful sunset.


What's Included

All entrance fees and tickets are included

An experienced English-speaking guide through out the trip

Bamboo train ride

Cold bottled water during tours

Hotel pickup and drop off

Private AC car or minivan from start to end

What's Not Included

Breakfast, lunch, dinner & soft drinks, beers

Tipping/gratuities (recommended)

Travel insurances


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy


What To Expect

Siem Reap
You will get picked up from your hotel in Siem Reap and leaving for Battambang. The journey takes approximately 3 hours to Battambang city.

• Admission Ticket Free

Ek Phnom
Situated about 10 km north of the Cobra Bridge are the ruins of Ek Phnom. It was built during the Bayon period and unfortunately is much worse for the wear than Phnom Banan. It's an interesting place, however, because there is a freshly constructed working temple right in front of the ruins. This temple, along with the temple ruins, is the center of holiday festivities for the people of the nearby village. They dress up in their Sunday best and have a celebration between the old and the new temples and climb all around the ruins with their families.

The ruins are on a very small hill so there is no workout involved in viewing them much of the temple is in shambles and was heavily looted. There are still some sitting Buddha images intact higher up on the walls. On the inside is a carving of a tug-of-war with participants tugging away on a serpent. The participants on the left have lost their heads to looters (they lost face), with the guys on the right still having their heads intact.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Battambang
Battambang is a provincial capital of Battambang province which is the second biggest town of Cambodia. However it still has a very local, untouristed, provincial atmosphere. You will stroll around the city to visit:
- Rice Paper Local Factory
- Psa Nat, the local market
- The old colonial buildings of the Governor’s residence
- Experience the Bamboo Train Riding
- Old colonial building along the Sangke River

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Battambang Bat Caves
At Phnom Sompov (Sompov Mountain), sit back and relax to watch millions of bats leave the cave during the beautiful sunset.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Excellent day trip from Siem Reap
Susan C, 24-08-2022
This was a wonderful tour - highly recommend. Chanthorn was my most excellent tour guide - and his knowledge of the area and of the history of the area and of the country was invaluable. We ended the visit with a trip to the pagoda on Sompov mountain, the killing caves from the Khmer Rouge period, and nearby is also where we saw the bats emerge from the cave at sunset. I highly recommend this day trip, and Chanthorn as a guide.
Excedllent tour guide
Peter B, 27-03-2019
We just completed a two day trip with Van Long, an excellent enthusiastic guide who spoke perfect English. He was great company on the bus trip from Siem Reap and was very knowledgeable about Battambang. He was flexible in the itinerary and very helpful. It would have been good to have a cold box with water and cold towels as it was very hot on the Tuk Tuk! The highlight of the trip was the Bamboo Train!




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