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Bamboo Train

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Address: Battambang 02360, Cambodia
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+855 78 646 068
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US$37.50*
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Half-Day Battambang City Tour and Bamboo Train Ride
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The most fun you'll have on a single rail track in Cambodia!

I was skeptical before we started, but that faded quickly as we found ourselves underway through the Cambodian countryside. There's a lot of growth beside the track that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
SCTravelinman
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Clover, SC
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fellow travelers, we almost didn't ride the bamboo railway because of a few negative reviews on TA. Don't make that mistake! This will be one of our favorite memories in Battambang. Look, this isn't the Runaway Mine Train in Branson, Missouri. It's an amazing historical gem with a very cool engineering solution to a single-track railway with no side-tracks. And... More 

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Clover, SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was skeptical before we started, but that faded quickly as we found ourselves underway through the Cambodian countryside. There's a lot of growth beside the track that partially obscures the view (unless you're brave enough to stand up), but it's an interesting way to see a rural Cambodia. The tracks end at a small market and you have as... More 

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Swindon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fun only takes just under an hour, bit pricey $5 each but you will only do it once. Go on try it!

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Lancaster
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful little quirky railway on a single track. There are several flatbed carriages, with no sides or roof. These are powered by a small engine and each carriage has a driver. Because it is single track, when one comes thw other way, the passengers have to get off and the carriage is dismantled until the other on passes and... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During our day out with Mr lizy our tuk tuk driver, we went to the bamboo train, and very good value for money, five dollars each return, it's a must if your visiting the area.

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Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think it was worth to visit....Not that much to see there, but it was really interesting to see how the guys dismantle the "train" and then put it back on rails every 300 metres. Quite bumpy but I really enjoyed it. I heard there were plans to stop this service in 2017 so just double check before you go.... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited this attraction few months ago. It was really nice to experience something like this for the first time - truly an uncommon attraction. The trains are basically a pair of rail wheels with a bamboo plank on top of it. It is run by a diesel-based motor (crank type). The ride is quite fun as it is rocky... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Specially for who is travelling with childs this is an experience you mus not loose, Funny and amazing "hand made" rail system sill working in the Cambodian countryside.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling along a wonky railway line on an open "carriage" (no seats, just cushions), no walls, no roof), feeling that at any time you might fall off just makes you laugh out loud...that is until you swallow a bug, at that point you just sit with an inane grin on your face for the remainder of the journey. It was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

But it might be retired soon when they install a proper railroad on the property. Get there early for a less interrupted journey. Very cool.

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