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Chez Sam Day Trip

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Address: Chez Sam Guesthouse, Battambang, Cambodia
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+855 78 670 357
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Simply AWESOME

My husband and I did an afternoon motorbike tour with Sam and it was simply the best. We covered 100km of beautiful scenic, rural country side. This was the high light of our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2013
Alexandra-hotel M
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Melbourne, Australia
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Sam didn't take the time when we contacted him to explain that due to the low season and his sensitivity to hot weather we would not be able to have a full day tour as he advertised. The first part of the tour that he promotes as getting to see the Cambodian life was spent visiting places that were not... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

Sam is a great tour guide. He really knows his country and his area. He takes you on a full day trip by yuk yuk, and you get to see little known, non-touristic, areas and subjects, like boat builders, fish "factory", hidden bat caves, etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

A fun morning around the local area. We visited a range of places that demonstrated what the locals do to earn a living. It was nice for our kids to see just what constant work people had to do fort very little recompense. I also enjoyed hearing the history of Cambodia and visiting the memorial to those murdered in the... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

We had high hopes for our day trip with Sam. While some elements of the day were very good, on a whole the experience was average. And at $26 a person, you do have expectations. Sam was born into the past war and left the country for France as a toddler. He has now returned to live in his country... More 

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Sarom S, Propriétaire at Chez Sam Day Trip, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for giving your opinion on our tour and we will try to improve some of our comments. However I would like to correct some of your comments. Regarding your participation, I've clearly written in my email that I had a couple registered for the visit of 21 August 2013 and I have given you the rates for... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

My husband and I did an afternoon motorbike tour with Sam and it was simply the best. We covered 100km of beautiful scenic, rural country side. This was the high light of our Cambodia adventure so far. Sam will also tell you the truth about the past and present in Cambodia. If you cant ride a motor bike he has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

While in Battambang, you absolutely have to do one (or more) visit with Sam. He proposes various and numerous types of visits, which allows you to select the one (s) that best suit you : from the discovery of the countryside to the Cambodian history through local handicrafts. These highly customized tours allow you to discover the real Cambodian life... More 

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

This tour was one of the many highlights of visiting Cambodia. You really get a feel for what Cambodia is all about. Sam is delightful. There is a place they took us to almost right behind their house and it has the best crepes! So delicious and cheap! Tell him to take you there. The fish factory and rice paper... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I had booked a motor cycle day trip with Sam but after quad biking in Phnom Penh we considered cancelling. So glad we didn't. It was a great day and it was just Sam and us. The tour will always be small as Sam likes to restrict it to 4 bikes. This is not a day for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2012

Originally we wanted to stay at Sam's guesthouse but it was fully booked. Anyway we still booked his tour due the good views we saw. We were glad that we joined this country day tour. Not only that we had a chance to see the way of life of the local people, but also to know more about Cambodia from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

I went to Battambang for a weekend. On Saturday, I took a tuk-tuk driver and followed the ordinary points of interest for tourists: bamboo train and Phnom Sampeou. It was OK. But on Sunday, I spent the day with Sam. It was a motorbike tour around the countryside and it definitely was a great experience!!!! Sam really explained a lot... More 

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