Apreciate Khmer Culture: Art of Leather Puppet Making

3 hr

E-Ticket

Group Tour

Appreciate the sculpture and carving of Angkor, art has been playing very important roles in Cambodia society since the past thousand years. Sculpture, carving, painting, drawing, music, as well as dancing are the core contributions to promote the kingdom’s pride, identity and the sense of belonging for the whole society of Cambodia. Interestingly, Leather puppets are the hallmark of traditional Khmer art and crafts that influence from India. This form of craft is inextricably linked...
Appreciate the sculpture and carving of Angkor, art has been playing very important roles in Cambodia society since the past thousand years. Sculpture, carving, painting, drawing, music, as well as dancing are the core contributions to promote the kingdom’s pride, identity and the sense of belonging for the whole society of Cambodia. Interestingly, Leather puppets are the hallmark of traditional Khmer art and crafts that influence from India. This form of craft is inextricably linked to the state’s traditional folk and cultural expression, called Leather puppetry.

Spend your unique day relaxing with a local leather carver to design and carve one of your leather puppets and explore the most interesting history of this type of art. Patiently relax and focus to your artwork to make your leather puppet carving more unique and master-pies which can be an unforgettable souvenir leather puppet craft for yourself, friend or family. Feel the fun until the end of your activity.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

-Meet up with local artist who is an active cultural preserver
-Gain more insightful views about Cambodia art and local belief
-Enjoy making your personalized leather puppet making with local artist
-Relax and enjoy the interaction with local artist
-Have your own leather puppet unique that can bring home as souvenir

Stop At:

• Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province

Important Details

Included
  • Admission of Puppet Leather Making
Not Included
  • Personal Expend
  • Food and beverage during the program
  • Service of pick up and transfer
Departure Point
139 NR63, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
Art of Leather Puppet Making 11/18/2019 - 2/25/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Puppet Making with transfer 11/18/2019 - 2/25/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.