Trapang Sangke is small eco tourism community that offers tours with all proceeds going back to the development of the local communities. The tours focus on the nature experiences like bird watching, spotting fireflies and cruises down the Kampong River. Besides this one, the main activities that the community works on is the conservation of mangroves that play a vital role in the local ecosystem. Spend an afternoon here and you won’t be disappointed. Contact them via their Facebook page to book a tour or get involved.
Hiring a bicycle or a motorbike and riding around is easily the best way to get a glimpse of Cambodia countryside. Besides the usual temples and caves and what not on this self-guided tour you can peek into locals’ life. All you have to do is get off the main highway and detour into one of the many dusty roads. Cambodian kids are cute and will shout greeting and wave as you go by. Take a stop try and talk to them in gestures and have a look around the villages and the farms. The locals are always welcoming and will give you the widest of smiles even if you can’t understand a word of what they say.