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Battambang City & Country side Tour BCT-1

Battambang City & Country side Tour

Tour Code: BCT-1
Destination: Battambang Historical Museum - Preah Bat Dambang Kranhoung (Kra Nhoung Stick King) - Cambodian Noodle, bamboo sticky rice - Phsar Prohok (Fish Paste) - Cambodian Rice Wine - The rice paper village - Wat Samrung Khnong - Wat Ek Phnom temple.
Duration Half Day Tour (Morning: 8:30am - 12:30 noon and Afternoon: 14:30 - 18:30)

Battambang located in northwestern of Cambodia, the second most popular city in the country after Phnom Penh. The provincial capital has always been a popular destination to visit such as Battambang Historical Museum - Preah Bat Dambang Kra Nhoung (Kra Nhoung Stick King) continue to meet the villagers who make traditional products such as rice paper, bamboo sticky rice, fish paste and rice wine. Visit a memorial site for the victims of the Khmer Rouge in Samroung Khnong pagoda and finish by visiting Wat Ek Phnom temple.

ITINERARY

Pick you up from hotel at 8:30am by Khmer Remork / car / minibus and English speaking tour guide visit Sala Khaet (The Lord Governor's Palace) was built by the French Colonial administration and continue to visit in the following:

 Visit giant statue of Ta Dambong Kra Nhoung (Kra Nhoung Stick King):

Ta Dambong Kra Nhoung was the founder of Battambang....., is on the roundabout at the south entrance to the Battambang city. This powerful Neak Ta, or spirit, is the guardian of the town and gives the town its name.

 

Cambodian rice noodles (Num Banh Chok)

It's Asean food, street food which is made from fermented rice by using a heavy stone mill

To see how to make the Cambodian rice noodle please kindly click on the below picture:

Kralan (Bamboo sticky rice)

Kralan is a snack that is made from Cambodia sticky rice cooked with coconut milk and soybean in a bamboo tube. Kralan is very popular for Cambodian people as well as for foreigners. Click on picture to see how local cooking bamboo sticky rice! Battambang, Cambodia:

 

Phsar Prahok (Fish Paste)

Phsar Prahok is at Prek Tachreng village, about twelve kilometres from Battambang town on the Sanke river. To see Phsar Prahok Market, please kindly click on the picture.

Prahok is a crushed, salted and fermented fish paste that is used in Cambodian cuisine as a seasoning or a condiment. It originated as a way of preserving fish during the months when fresh fish was not available in abundant supply

 

Cambodian Rice Wine

Rice wine is made from the fermentation of rice
Traditional small-scale businesses are often family affairs, with techniques passed on from generation to generation. To see rice wine making in Battambang click on picture.

 

The Rice Papers

On the way to Wat Ek Phnom Temple in Battambang
The people living around here still makes rice paper the old way by hand and it's possible to visit and watch, click on the below picture.

 

Wat Samrung Khnong

It is located in the northeast part of the provincial town of Battambang, in Samrong Knong Village, Samrong Commune, Ek Phnom District.Wat Samrong Knong is one of the oldest pagodas in Battambang Province.It is approximately 5 km from Battambang Provincial Hall. Wat Samrong Knong was built in 1707 by Mr.Thudong Chey. Samrong is the name of a big tree that grew on the pagoda grounds with a diameter of two meters. It was a heritage of Thudong Chey later monks and scholars lived there. It can also be visited the killing caves where up to 10,000 souls lost their lives to the barbarism of the kymer rouge.


 

Wat Ek Phnom Phnom

Wat Ek Phnom is an angkorian temple located on the left bank of the Sangkae River near the G Peam Aek spot approximately 13 km north of the city of Battambang in north western Cambodia. It is a Hindu temple built in the 11th century under the rule of king Suryavarman I. Although partly collapsed and looted it is famous for its well-carved lintels and pediments.

 

Package Tour Price:

CODE

GROUPS

PRICE PER GROUPS

TRANSPORT

Half day tour

1pax – 3pax

USD 76

Remork

4pax – 7pax

USD 112

A/C Minibus

8pax – 11pax

USD 122

A/C Minibus

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Service included:

  • Pick up / drop off hotel in Battambang
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Transport by Khmer Remork / air-conditioned minibus / bus depend on the number of people
  • All sites entrance fee as mentioned on the itinerary
  • Cold drinking water

Tour Price does NOT include:

  • Meals and drinks other than stated above
  • Personal expenses and others not stated above
  • Accommodation is not included, as this is only a daytour