Take a half-day ‘salt and pepper’ tour to uncover the beauty of Kampot’s countryside. Explore on scooter with your knowledgeable local guide, visiting salt and pepper farms and rice paddies to witness age-old growing techniques. Climb to an old cave temple which offers stunning views, then head to Secret Lake for a glimpse of nature. Enjoy this guided scooting experience to gain insight into the area’s famous Kampot Pepper and its natural surroundings.
What to see and do
Stop 1: Salt Farm
The first stop on your tour will be at a salt farm, where you’ll learn about the importance of Cambodia’s salt industry and enjoy a taste if you’re lucky.
Stop 2: Paddy Field
Your next stop would have revealed Kampot’s vast landscape of paddy fields. Paddy farming is one of Kampot’s major agricultural activities, and many locals still cultivate and harvest rice using traditional methods. While taking in this incredible scenery, your guide—who may even have worked in the paddy fields himself—will explain the process involved.
Stop 3: Historical Temple Cave
Visit a temple cave overlooking Kampot’s natural landscape as you learn more about this historical temple from your guide.
Stop 4: Pepper Farm
In the final stop, you will visit a pepper farm, a well-known industry in Kampot. Here, you will learn about the different varieties of peppers and its plantations.