Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Private Half Day tour from Siem Reap - 1Day

Enjoy your tour this morning with about 45-minutes’ drive to the fishermen’s village of Kompong Phluk whose name means 'harbor of the tusks' and Cambodia great lake. Enjoy Tonle Sap Lake, it’s a lake with no ends in front of you, birds flying slowly overhead and surrounding with the interesting village as well as wetland area.

A local boat ride take you the Tonle Sap Lake and village where you will see nature in a way you’ve only seen in picture books and it’s where you will now see villagers houses, school, government houses built on high stilts but the pagoda on the only butte (the only building which is not on stilts) and see the activities of the villagers who your expert guide will teach you about their culture, the life style, and the ecosystem of this fascinating place.
Highlights

  • Travel with a guide: get there faster and focus on the highlights
  • Learn how the villagers keep the peace while living in close quarters
  • See a township, schools, and government homes built high off the ground
  • Paddle through a forest that is often entirely submerged

1pax : Price - $99 per person
2pax : Price - $59 per person
3pax up : Price - $45 per person 

  • Duration 1Day
  • Experiences Tour Guide English
  • Instant Confirmation
  • No Deposit Required
  • Free Cancellation 48 hours before
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
Pick up at 8 am from your hotel and set out this morning in a private tour to the countryside which drive about 45-minutes to the fishermen’s village of Kompong Phluk whose name means 'harbor of the tusks' and Cambodia great lake. Enjoy Tonle Sap Lake, is a lake with no ends in front of you, and birds flying slowly overhead and surrounding with the interesting village.

During the dry season (February to Jul), the village can be reached by mini bus or motorbike, as the – bumpy - road that is normally flooded dries up.

In the rainy season (August to Jan), a short boat ride from the quay, through the wetland area will take you to Kompong Phluk. It is not a floating village but a village on high stilts as well as some floating houses and in spite of fishing is often the privilege of the Vietnamese minority but inhabitants of Kompong Phluk are almost exclusively of Cambodian origin. The villagers frequently move from house to another house during the rainy season, they live in houses built on stilts and move to small huts near the waterfront during the dry season to do fishing.

Arrive at the quay, board a local boat for a 1.5-hour ride on the Tonle Sap Lake as well as village where you will see nature in a way you’ve only seen in picture books, and the tour of Kampong Phluk is worth the extra effort to get there, then we will visit the village, the pagoda on the only butte (the only building which is not on stilts) and see the activities of the villagers who your expert guide will teach you about their culture, the life style, and the ecosystem of this fascinating place.

Optional (August to Jan): you can pay an extra to take a small canoes paddle by villagers; will take you deep into the dense flooded forest. The trees of this forest are perfectly adapted to their unusual existence as they are completely submerged a part of the year. 

Return to Siem Reap and drop off at your hotel or requested drop off point within Siem Reap city center.
Important Information

Departure Point
Your hotel
Departure Time

Departure every day.
- Morning departure at 8 am from your hotel
- Afternoon departure at 2 pm from your hotel

Duration
5h
Return Details
Your hotel
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air conditioned vehicle on tour
  • Private Local Live English Speaking guide
  • All activities
  • Cold bottled water
  • Private tour
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Accommodation
  • Canoe ride in Mangrove forest (Aug-Jan)
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tipping/gratuities (recommended)
  • Travel insurance

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