- Watch the daily life of the farmers
- Visit a Silk Farm
- Visit the West Baray, an enormous reservoir that was most likely constructed during the 11th century
Experience an unforgettable ride through the country side of Siem Reap. Take a step into rural life.
A “baray” is a water reservoir built by the ancient Khmer people. The West Baray is the largest example of such a reservoir, and the only example that still holds water. Visitors to the baray are stunned by its enormity and natural appearance.
To construct the West Baray, the Khmer people erected four earthen dikes in an 8 km by 2 km rectangle. Once the dikes were completed, rainwater filled the baray.
Morning: Ride from the Hotel to Wat Tschor across countryside and unpaved road. Continue to Kbal Riel-the Dike of Tonle Sap up to the Silk Center. Visit of the center. Go further to Phouk. Picnic-lunch organized in the village.
Afternoon: Ride on through countryside to Preah Khan Temple. Cross the forest to reach the temples Tanei and Takeo. Back to town.