One of the green rural in Siem Reap, as we select in special, known as the Ladybug village, in local Language named KOMPHEM Village, as small village with 65 square hectar, The Village is a mixture of type 1, 2, 3 and 4 households, type one family typical struggle to meet daily needs together in a life programs aims to work mostly with those households,
You will be welcome into their house and lives for the day,
Adventure Loop Travel is providing a monthly rice fee as 50kg per poverty family plus a daily kitchen needs which is really need for lives,
We work directly to family and villagers, as always contribution and sharing some of our benefit to everyone house that we visited,
Culture exchange, people’s lives changing, & creative happiness community, are all we are doing,
With Adventure Loop Travel we are strongly not recommend you handout gifts, or money to these family or children around the village, no matter how dire the situation seems, providing gifts can cause problems within the village and jealousy among of family and relatives, should you wish to help the family please kindly discuss with our team who can providing you a right information on the best way to make a meaningful of your help. poverty water filter
You will notice that many children suffer poor dental hygiene.
Please do not buy or handout any candy to every children around the village, as this only contributes to the problems and seem like you are teaching the local children from the village “How To Bagging “ from the visitor.
Adventure Loop Travel is works closely with a local family and each tour return back to villagers some benefits to support their daily living.
What to Wear
We recommend that you wear sturdy footwear like trainers / sneakers. Long sleeves and pants are ideal - we also suggest sunglasses and a hat. Please refrain from wearing revealing clothing in villages.
Responsible for Village Interaction
Enjoy one of the most authentic countryside villages surrounding Siem Reap city - KOMPHEM Village (The Ladybug village). Kompem is a small community which will welcome you into the houses and lives of the locals.
Our unique tour (two days one night), will bring you unforgettable memories of The Kingdom of Cambodia. Feed your hunger for exploration with the local Khmer culture by sharing two days with the Khmer people of the Siem Reap Province. Indulge in traditional cuisine - cooked by the family of the village. Visit the stunning floating village and enjoy an unforgettable sunset over Tonle Sap (the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia). Our initial 25km bike ride out to the village will bring us through the amazing antiquity of Siem Reap: lotus fields, rice paddies, and villages where we will learn the life skills of local farmers and monks.
DAY 01: SIEM REAP-KOMPHEM RURAL VILLAGE (25km countryside cycling)
0800 we will disembark from your hotel by mountain bike - pedaling through the back roads of Siem Reap , your tour guide will lead you to the most beautiful traditional village, stop for a photo with the lotus farm and you will be welcomed to taste some of the lotus fruit, afterward continue your cycling adventure along the rice fields, getting a picturesque view of Siem reap rural life. We will stop and visit a historical pagoda from the 11th century, we will then go along a lazy bamboo laden creek. Visit some of the local families and try the local cake that villagers are selling along the road!! We will stop to visit the basket village: a village which has traditionally produced hand woven baskets and furniture for Siem Reap for centuries - you are welcomed to learn this ancient skill if you wish.
Around 1200 we will arrive in Komphem Village, a name given by locals to denote the extraordinary amount of these beautiful insects which cohabitate the village. Because of the ancient irrigation system this village stays green year round! Bask in the cool breeze as a local family prepares lunch for us.
After we rest up we will take an oxcart ride (local transportation) through the countryside then link up with our van and visit Meachrey (A floating community). We will enjoy a local boat trip through the floating forest, floating village, and indulge in a stunning view of the sunset over the great lake of Tonle Sap. After we will head back to Komphem Village for a locally sourced/cooked dinner. After dinner, enjoy the night and chat with the family about their life experience during the Pol Pot Regime and struggle life today. Experience, Exchange, Learn from each other. After - enjoy a well deserved snooze
DAY 02: LADYBUG VILLAGE TOUR-(no cycling)
Good morning ladybug village! We will awake after a much needed peaceful night of rest in the village,
we will eat a traditional breakfast with the family before we say our goodbyes.
Your local guide will lead you around the village - walking from the village to the rice fields, we will participate in local activities: preparation of palm sugar from raw palm juice, thatch weaving, and ongoing agricultural initiatives aimed at combating malnutrition in the village.
We will the visit an ancient pagoda in the village, where you will be get the water blessing from a local Buddhist monk (the water blessing is an important ceremony in Buddhism and is used to bring good luck and repel bad luck)
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you would like to receive the monk’s water blessing, you will have to be prepared with proper attire: bikini, or top off for the lady is prohibited, The lady at least must be cover the shoulder, the man is ok for top off, during the water blessing, short pants work perfect, but not underwear
after you get the water blessing from the monk we will drive back to Siem Reap city ( about 30minutes) where we will drop you off at your hotel. THE TOUR WILL END HERE
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We are not responsible for any baggage or property lost during the tour with us. We advise that, do not wear jewels while walking or cycling on the street. Keep your camera in your backpack. Do not hold it while cycling.
ADVENTURE LOOP ASIA do not held responsible for any accident, injury or dead during trip conduction with us. Clients who joins the trip with us, understand that they are willing to join the trip by themselves and at their own risk. We will brief the safety and the road condition before tour start. Ensure to follow our guideline, be ware of the hazard. It is safe now to do trekking in Cambodia following our outlined itinerary and our trekking guide.
If you, the client refuse to wear the helmet provided by ADVENTURE LOOP, you will be responsible for any head injury. We ensure the bikes are in good condition, have reliable brakes. We provide all spare parts including puncture repair kits and our guide are trained with mechanic. We try to take quiet road, routes free of cars, where possible. If it is necessary to ride a bike on a busy road make sure to be careful to avoid accident and being hit by cars: go slowly, look carefully before turning or crossing roads and stick well into the pavement.
We are not responsible for any health care during the tour with us. Client who join the trip with us has to be well being and we recommend the client to purchase travel insurance before their departure dates. Travel insurance should include cover evacuation cost. We recommend good hospitals in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. We provide first aid kit in the support van and all our guides are trained with first aid.
In the dry season, there might be not enough water in Tonle Sap lake, ADVENTURE LOOP hold the rights to provide land transfer instead of boat. The boat we are using have life-jackets and toilet. The boat also stop half way in a floating village for a short break and restroom. Make sure you wear seat-belt while sitting in a car or van.
Children above 12 years old are charged as adult price. Children between 8-11 years old will get 25% discount on the tour. Children below 7 years will get 50% discount but will share accommodation with their parents as possible.
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For any Adventure Trip we provide local tour guide for a group below 6 people; for group starts from 6 people and above, we provide one outdoor Mechanic plus a Tour leader. Both tour guide and tour leader are the representatives of the company. Their responsibilities are to make sure the trip is run smoothly and our clients are well looked after in all aspect including the food, snacks, water and drinks, bike mechanic, accommodations. Any complaints about any aspect in the trip, should be broad to the guide's or tour leader's attention and with a copy of written notice to ADVENTURE LOOP Director. Our guide or tour leader and Outdoor Mechanic will act immediately to solve any problem occurs during the tour with our backup service within 24 hours from our management team. Sometimes, the guide or tour leader are also assigned to take any photos or films during the tour for ADVENTURE LOOP and our partner to do promotion or marketing purpose. As our clients joining the trip with us, you should allow us to do so without asking for any payment.
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