Street 11 , Mondul I , Siem Reap, Cambodia ( Between Old market and Pub Street)
(+855)063 900 027
(+855)95 727 281
Angkor Silk Farm
Pouk District (20mins from Siem Reap downtown)
Angkor Silk Farm belongs to Artisans Angkor, a social-business enterprise aiming at reviving Khmer cultural heritage while giving job opportunities to young Cambodians living in rural areas.Free guided tours through the eight hectare farm give a unique insight into the different stages involved in silk production, from the mulberry tree orchards, silkworm breeding, the spinning mills and the dying and weaving processes in the very traditional way. A shop is there for visitors as well. Tours are in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean,Japanese or Khmer.
The Angkor Silk farm offers free guided tours of the process from the mulberry bushes cultivation to the production of silk fabrics and accessories. As the Silk Farm covers an area of 8 hectares, of which 5 are used for the mulberry trees plantation, you will enjoy the beautiful setting while learning about the fascinating process of silk-making.
During your visit, our guides will give you more details on the mulberry trees, silkworm farming, cocoon unwinding, preparation of the silk threads, ikat technique (tie-dyeing of the threads) and silk weaving. We are sure that you will be impressed by the dexterity of our artisans with silk threads.
The Angkor Silk Farm also features a large showroom where you can buy high-quality silk products that were made in the workshops you just visited.
FREE TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE
To book our free shuttle bus to the Silk Farm, please contact us through our website or by telephone: +855 (0) 92 777 464 or (0) 92 777 462
Our shuttle departs everyday from Artisans Angkor main site in Siem Reap at 9.30am and 1.30pm. Trip back provided.
In case you prefer to get to the Silk Farm on your own, you can ask a tuk-tuk or car driver to bring you at Angkor Silk Farm in Pouk district. The location is well known by Cambodian people. It is located very close to National Road 6 (towards Poipet) on the right-hand side of the road. A larg sign indicates the access way.
Booking of guided tours in advance is not necessary, with the exception for large groups (more than 12 people).
Workshops are open daily from 8am to 5pm - the boutique closes at 5.30pm.
Tel: +855 (0) 99 555 109