Cambodia

Artisans d’Angkor, Rehash Trash & Sombai Liqueur

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

4.5 hours    English, German, French, Spanish, Russian

tour highlights

  • Learn about the work of Les Artisans d'Angkor
  • Chantiers Ecoles
  • Watch artisans at work and discover their skills for arts & crafts
  • Meet with women taking a positive step towards solving part of the plastic problem
  • Taste the many flavours of Cambodian rice wine

tour details

Visit the largest social enterprise of the region and discover the skills of the artisans there. Take part in a 2-hour workshop, washing and crocheting plastic bags to help address the plastic issue in the environment. Participate in a 1 hour tasting of locally produced liqueurs and jams.

Start by visiting “Les Artisans d’Angkor – Chantiers Ecoles”.
The centre works with young artisans. The team create, produce and market a unique collection of ornamental sculpture, lacquerware, silk weaving and silk painting. The company promotes fair, sustainable development to provide benefits to rural communities.

Then, meet the women at Rehash Trash and take part in a 2-hour workshop to learn how to work with the plastic bags and then make your creation. Crochet away!
Rehash Trash is a Green Gecko social enterprise created to empower women living in precarious conditions by helping to clean up the environment, collecting roadside rubbish and up-cycling it into useful and beautiful products.

After the workshop is complete, take a short drive to Sombai Liqueur. Discover the local taste of Siem Reap by trying 11 different flavours of liqueur (or as many as you can handle!). These liqueurs are all home-made products.

Why choose this tour?

It's all about the locals, their skills and empowerment, allowing them to have a better life.

    tour description

    This morning, visit "Les Artisans d'Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles".
    This centre is working with young artisans; the team creates, produce and market a unique collection of ornamental sculpture, lacquer ware, silk weaving and silk painting. The company promotes fair, sustainable development in order to provide benefits to the rural communities.

    Continue your tour and meet the women at Rehash Trash, a daily workshop that turns dirty roadside rubbish into incredible stylish stuff. Sadly, raw material is in abundance'85 discarded plastic bags which are collected each day. Rehash Trash is not only making great products and cleaning up the environment, it is changing and empowering the lives of our mothers and their families.

    Take part in a 2h workshop to learn how they really work with these plastic bags and try yourself at making your own creation. Crochet yourself away!

    After that, walk over to visit Sombai Liqueur. Discover the local taste of Siem Reap through a wide range of home-made and artisan products by trying 11 different flavours of liqueur (or as many as you can handle!). It will be a pleasure for the eyes and taste buds.

    customise the tour

    • Add-on a lunch at Haven Restaurant nearby and eat for a cause
    • Think "Environment" and take a Green E-Bike as transportation
    • Do the tour after lunch: Add-on a very creative Cambodian lunch at Pou Kitchen & Restaurant then, visit Artisans d'Angkor, Rehash & Sombai

    includes

    • English speaking tour guide to accompany you
    • Transfer to and from hotel

    excludes

    • Other language speaking guide for translation
    Tour code: REPDSARS

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