Half-Day Les Artisans d'Angkor and Silk Farm Visit

3.8 / 5

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Half-Day Les Artisans d'Angkor and Silk Farm Visit

From US$ 30 per person

Stone carving, wood ornamental sculpture, the art of lacquer and polychromy at the Les Artisans d'Angkor followed by a visit to a Silk farm to learn about the different processes of hand mad silk.

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Highlights
  • Learn about hand made silk and processes involved
  • Visit Les Artisans d'Angkor
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Your local tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to begin your tour by visiting the school of the Chantiers Ecoles. Since 1992, this artisan group who helps to reinsert into the workforce young rural Khmer has become a powerful developing tool for the surrounding villages. Les Artisans d'Angkor is sponsored by the European program REPLIC and is also supported by the government of Cambodia. See the work of the trainees who learn the art of stone carving, wood ornamental sculpture, the making of small furniture, the art of lacquer and polychromy. Observe the various training methods and view completed projects. Drive from Siem Reap to the district of Puok to the Silk Farm. Learn the different stages of the complex process of producing handmade silk, including the growing of the mulberry trees, silk worm breeding, and training in the ancient craft of silk dyeing and weaving. Your tour will end with a hotel drop off.
Includes
  • Transportation (hotel pickup and drop-off)
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English-speaking guide at each location
  • Food and drink
  • Other personal expenses

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Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Siem Reap

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3.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

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    3.7 / 5
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    3.0 / 5
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Very nice guide. Enjoyed the tuk tuk ride. Very interesting to see the silk farm and work shop.

December 3, 2019

Our guides were very friendly and helpful. They taught us about cambodia along the drive to the silk farm and school and provided an air-conditioned van for us.

November 20, 2019

A pure sales tour, never again

Much u expensive. A pure sales tour

June 13, 2019

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