2 Days - Best of Battambang and Bamboo train Tours from Siem Reap

Getting away as a small group tour or private like local on public bus from Siem Reap or Phnom Penh for 2 days to Battambang Province, Battambang  is a provincial capital of Battambang province and is the second biggest town of Cambodia. However it still has a very local, untouristed, provincial atmosphere. You will stroll around the city to see the old colonial buildings of the Governor’s residence, the small museum. A real life experience on the bamboo train will bring you through countryside and local villages and catch a local taxi back to Siem Reap.

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Public bus from Siem Reap to Battambang
    • 1 night hotel in Battambang (2 star standard hotel)
    • An experienced English-speaking guide through out the trip
    • Bamboo train ride
    • Private taxi from Battambang to Siem Reap or shared taxi/public bus to Siem Reap
    • 1 breakfast at your hotel in Battambang
    What's excluded :
    • Travel insurances
    • Foods & drinks unless specified
    • Tipping/gratuities (recommended)

  • Day 1: Siem Reap to Battambang by sharing bus

    Stop At: Battambang, Battambang, Battambang Province
    Pickup at 7 am from your hotel and then transfer to bus station in Siem Reap. The bus to Battamang takes about 4-5 hours. On arrival in Battambang and after check in at the hotel, we will go for lunch at the local restaurant on your own account.

    Battambang is the provincial capital of Battambang province and is the second biggest town of Cambodia. However it still has a very local, untouristed, provincial atmosphere. In the afternoon, we will stroll around the city to see the old colonial buildings, such as the Governor’s residence, the small museum which hosts some interesting pieces such as some carved lintels coming from the surrounding temples and some stone or wooden Buddha statues and Wat Kampheng, a colorful temple in a peaceful garden. Then, we will drive 11 km along the Sang Ker River to Wat Ek Phnom temple (built by Suryavarman I in the 11th century). Then we take you back to your hotel after tour.
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Tonight you will stay at a 2 star standard hotel in Battambang which included breakfast and this will be arranged by us.

    Day 2: Battambang City Tour - departure to Siem Reap

    Stop At: Battambang, Battambang, Battambang Province
    Breakfast at the hotel, then we will drive 18 km to to Phnom Bannon hill and climb the 337 steps to reach the top (20 minutes climbing). There, we will visit the 12th century's Prasat Bannon temple and enjoy another outstanding view over the surrounding plains. We will continue to the natural cave located down the hill. After a 15 minutes’ walk through banana plantations and forest, we will get the cave of the holy water. The "Kouhea Preah Toeuk" still hosts some Buddha statues brought by locals in this immense natural room. A real life experience on the bamboo train will bring us back to Battambang where we will have some time to relax and having lunch (own account) before taking a private local taxi back to Siem Reap and taking a share taxi/public bus back to Siem Reap.
    Duration: 9 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    • Departure at 7:30 am from Siem Reap • Pickup from your hotel at 6:30 amAirports
    • Siem Reap Airport, Siem Reap Cambodia
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Seats are assigned on departure day and will not be known in advance of the travel date
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Green Era Travel

Activity ID: V-39527P39

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