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Bike to the Bamboo Train

Created with Sketch. Battambang, Cambodia
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Duration

1/2 Day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

6 people

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Overview

All aboard the norry, Cambodia’s bamboo train! Learn more about the norry’s history and its unique, rudimentary design. En route to the bamboo train, this half-day bicycle tour takes you along numerous architectural sites of Battambang.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Provincial hall (Salaket)
  • Old stone bridge
  • Dambong Kronoung statue
  • Bamboo train

Itinerary

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Stop 1: Provincial Hall (Salaket)

On our first stop, we will cycle to a provincial hall known as the Salaket. This hall has been used for numerous government functions and is a popular spot for photographers visiting Battambang. Be sure to take photos of your own!

Stop 2: Old Stone Bridge

Next up, we will take you to the “Old Stone Bridge,” the first stone bridge in Battambang. Historically, this bridge was significant during the French colonial period, where it was part of a network of many different trade routes. Today, it is a common meeting point for many local residents.

Stop 3: Dambong Kronoung Statue

We will then cycle towards Battambang’s other famous landmark—the statue of Dambong Kronoung. Your guides will tell you more about this well-known figure in Cambodian folklore, from which the name of Battambang is derived.

Stop 4: Bamboo Train

We will now cycle to the highlight of our tour—the bamboo train! We will all board the train as a group and your guides will tell you all about the intriguing history of the bamboo railway and its role in the reconstruction of Cambodia following the end of the Khmer Rouge regime. Be sure to take plenty of photographs on this truly fun and unique ride!

Included/Exclude

  • Tuk-Tuk pick & drop off
  • Local guide
  • Bicycle and helmet
  • Bamboo Train's ticket
  • First Aid kit
  • Cold towel & drinking water
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expense

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Battambang, Cambodia

FAQs

Where to start the tour?
We start the tour at Butterfly Tours' office in Battambang. We have two sessions morning at 7:40 AM and the afternoon at 1:40 PM. And morning session will finish at 12:00 PM and afternoon at 5:00 PM.
How can I pay for the tour?
You have two choices: (1) book online with us and deposit 30% and pay the rest at our office or pay 100% through our booking platform. (2) if you contact a local agency, you can either pay at the agency or pay directly at Butterfly Tours' office.
Do you offer tour for family with children?
We offer private tour for family. Parents must come along with kid(s). Children from 7 to 17 years old (discount 20%) and infant from 0-6 years old (discount 40%).
Why tour's price is different from the brochure?
We would like to apologize for different pricing on each tour. On the brochure design, we didn't include (VAT-10%) therefore, the price on the website is different according to the increase of 10% on each tour.
How do you contribute the tour's income to the local community?
Our company's philosophy to help the local economy by taking tourist to see their day-to-day living. Yet, while disturbing time as some tourists might take part in experiencing those activities, so we have decided to give them a small compensation which is included in the tour's price.
Cancellation Policy
- Prior to the start of your tour, your booking must be confirmed by Butterfly Tours
- If you have booked our tour through a travel agent, hotel, guesthouse, or any of our partners, please bring the receipt of your payment to our office on the day of your tour
- If you are incapable of riding your bike or choose to quit halfway through the tour, your tour payment will not be refunded
- If you cannot continue riding for the full length of tour and you decide to return, you will have to cover the cost of your transportation fee
- If cancellation is made more than 5 days before the date of departure, we will fully refund your deposit
- If cancellation is made less than 2 to 4 days before the date of departure, we will refund 50% of your deposit.
- If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the date of departure, you will not be entitled to a refund
- Turning up late at the start of your tour for whatever reason is considered a late cancellation. You will not be entitled to a refund.
- No refund will be made should you voluntarily leave the tour early for any reason, including not being of adequate ability to ride a bicycle during the tour

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