Explore the street food culture of Siem Reap to sample foods influenced by Thailand, Vietnam, China, and France on a 2.5-hour tour of the night markets, and discover some of the renowned vendors. Transfer by rickshaw for a more authentic experience.
What to Expect
Sample some of Siem Reap’s finest street food on an evening tour of some of its night markets. During the tour, you will experience how Cambodian food has been influenced by Vietnamese, Chinese, French, and Thai cuisines to form a unique style and flavor.
Start off with a ride on a moto-remork, an articulated rickshaw common to Siem Reap’s streets. Zip off the usual tourist trail, and straight into foodie heaven. A local food-loving guide will uncover hidden treasures and snacks favored by locals, such as yellow bean cake or Khmer rice cake.
Taste the seasonal fruits grown in and around Siem Reap, such as dragon fruit, mango, and tiny (but sweet) pineapples. The brave can try the stinky king of all fruit - the mighty durian! Learn about the spices used in local reciped, and hear about traditional remedies.
Next, go to a local picnic spot and wander around the food stalls, where you might find fried tarantulas, fried crickets, green mango with chili and salt, ducks eggs, and much more.
Save room for dinner at a local restaurant to sample local delicacies, before ending at a dessert stall where fruit shakes, fruit served with sweet condensed milk, and baked puddings are a specialty. After dinner, you have the option to return to your hotel, or on Pub Street, where you can experience Siem Reap’s bar and café life.
- English-speaking guide
- Transportation by moto-remork
- Khmer snacks and dinner
- Bottle of water, fruit shake, or beer
What's Not Included
- Additional food and drink above those mentioned above
- Optional sightseeing at the end of the tour
- Gratuities for guide and drivers
Know Before You Go
• Vegetarians can be catered for
• Please advise of any food allergies or aversions when confirming your tour, and when you meet your local guide
• Please note that Siem Reap is hot for most of the year, so please keep hydrated. There will be opportunities to purchase water along the way, and you can bring a supply with you
• During the rainy season, bring an umbrella or light rain jacket. Plastic ponchos are readily available for a small sum in the local shops and markets
• Dress respectfully for visiting the local community. Trousers/skirt or knee length shorts and shirt/t-shirt that covers your shoulders are appropriate. Comfortable shoes or sandals suitable for walking are also recommended
• Child rates apply to children 6-11 years old inclusive. Please bring a photocopy of the child’s passport for confirmation of age. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour