Inside Asia Tours: Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos

Insider Experience: Rice Farming And Fishing

Get out into the Cambodian countryside for a hands on experience with a local Khmer family.

Rice is the staple and the way of life in Cambodia with 67% of all people involved in farming. We will take you into the countryside to gain a rare glimpse into the traditional rice farmers in Siem Reap and learn local techniques of planting and cultivation.

In this course, you will be able to experience how it is like to plough the land, plant rice, harvest them, thresh and eventually cook up a traditional meal! Set in a beautiful farmland about 40 mins from town, it is peaceful and serene yet bustling with life as all sorts of plants and animals interact in a thriving ecosystem.

Besides farming, you will also get to see a host of other traditional crafts such as blacksmithing, bird traps, musical instruments and a whole lot more. Also comprising a zen-like lotus lake, and an organic garden with more than 30 types of vegetables and fruits, it will delight the plant-lover in you, if not inspire the creation of one!

As rice farming is seasonal, this is only available from June to early November. During the dry season there is the option to try out fishing like a true Cambodian fisherman on the rice fields behind Phnom Krom. Learn how to throw the nets for maximum area effect and catch river wonders like the giant freshwater catfish at Chong Khneas! Join with a local fisherman and cruise down the rivers as you find a suitable fishing spots to throw the nets out.

Insider Experience: Rice Farming And Fishing

located in Siem Reap

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