A favourite and lesser-known stop while travelling Southeast Asia is the Tonlé Sap Lake of Cambodia. This UNESCO heritage site recognizes the largest freshwater lake in the entire Asian region. If you happen to be visiting the famous Temples of Angkor, this is an exciting day trip excursion from Siem Reap!
Exploring Angkor never comes to the end, there are lots of thing to see and always a new adventure. However, your experiences will not be considered complete without spending some time at the greatest fresh water lake in Asia.Tonle Sap Lake is the most prominent feature on the map of Cambodia. Tonle Sap is unusual for two reasons: its flow changes direction twice a year and the portion that forms the lake expands (12.000 square kilometer) and shrinks dramatically (2.500 square kilometer) with the seasons. Explore the lake visiting the floating and stilted villages of Chong Kneas, Kompong Phluk and Kompong Kleang discover the varied plant, fish and bird life that make this huge inland lake such a valuable ecosystem to Cambodia and Southeast Asia.
Three difference village:
Explore a floating village in Tonle Sap Lake on a full-day, private trip to Kompong Khleang. You’ll cruise the Kleang River past traditional lakeside communities, watch for some of Tonle Sap’s vast array of bird species, and learn about daily life in the village itself. Using a private river boat to tour the lake, you’ll enjoy a personalized, unrushed cultural experience without the fixed itinerary of group tours.
Cruise Tonle Sap Lake to Kompong Phluk on a half-day tour from Siem Reap, and explore the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. You’ll see communities that thrive at the edge of the water, pass floating schools and markets, and visit a local home to get a glimpse of daily life and culture. This half-day Kompong Phluk tour includes all activities, as well as pickup and drop-off at Siem Reap hotels, and both morning and afternoon departures are available.
Mek chrey floating village, incredibly the flow reverses depending on the time of year, so when the dry season comes it begins to drain back to its normal size. Due to the fluctuating nature of the lake and the ever-expanding and decreasing shoreline, locals have learnt to adapt. Their solution has been to design floating villages.
Remork & Guide and Boat ticket (Maximum 3 persons) USD 95
Car & Guide and Boat ticket (Maximum 3 persons) USD 115
Van & Guide and Boat ticket (Maximum 7 persons) USD 150
Car only (Maximum 4 person) USD 40
Van only (Maximum 7 person) USD 45
Please to inform you as package tour are with English speaking guide other languages it will be additional charge on your require.
Please kindly note that the tour costs mentioned above is include Entrance fee and Boat ticket.
The cost for this pass is as follows: $37/day, $62/3days or $72/7 days.
There is an additional admission fee for several other, more remote sites, as follows:
PHNOM KULEN USD 20 per person
KOH KER USD 10 per person
BENG MEALEA USD 5 per person