Phnom Penh: Insiders by Vespa
- 4 Hours
- 4 Hours
- On request
This unique tour offers an alternative insight into the history, the heart, and the soul of this vibrant Capital! Discover the city on our stylish Vespas; cruise down tree-lined boulevards, pass glistening pagodas and Palaces, weave through bustling streets, and meet the locals. You start at a popular coffee spot where you learn a little about the cities Colonial heritage, you also visit the French built Post Office. A short ride takes you to Wat Phnom an iconic landmark from where the city took its name. You then head off the beaten track, winding our way through the back streets to a small community whose neighborhood has become known for some expressive Street Art. Your next stop is S-21 Genocide Museum which gives an insight into Khmer Rouge era which brought the country to its knees in the 1970's. Leaving this dark time behind you immerse ourselves in one of Phnom Penh's busiest and least touristic Local Markets where the locals really shop and you'll sample some local delicacies. You then pay homage to the hero of Cambodia's independence, King Sihanouk. You visit both Independence Monument and the King's Statue to learn a little about this colorful figure who remains much revered. Finally, you head to The Riverside an area popular with local residents who come to enjoy the promenade, exercise and make merry. There is also the opportunity to have your final Vespa photograph taken in front of the Royal Palace.
Duration: 4 Hours
Departs: 8 a.m. - Returns: noon
Departs: 12:30 p.m. - Returns: 4:30 p.m.
From: Phnom Penh