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

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    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.

     
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    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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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • From Jul-Mid Nov, in case of bad weather tour may reschedule without any prior notice.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Nice trip which let me know more local culture of combodia, the local people’s life is worth to see because that’s what a deep travelling. The tour guide is nice too cause he always smile.
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    Response from Footprints773772, Guest Relations Manager at Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Private Half Day tour from Siem Reap
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello travelceci18, Greeting from Green Era Travel! Thank you so much for taking time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to read your remark and overall you loved the tour. We will pass this comment to guide and team as well. We do hope to see you again soon in next trip in Cambodia. Best Regards, GET Team
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    Great tour! Was very well spoken, took time to answer questions and explain the tour places. Car has AC and met a fun group of people.
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    Response from Footprints773772, Guest Relations Manager at Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Private Half Day tour from Siem Reap
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hello Tour690548, Greeting from Green Era Travel! Thank you so much for taking time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to read your remark and overall you loved the tour. We will pass this comment to guide and team as well. We do hope to see you again soon in next trip in Cambodia. Best Regards, GET Team
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    The floating village and Tonle Sap Lake was impressive and our guide San was even more impressive. San had a wealth of knowledge and a very interesting background. The lake and the peaple we met were fascinating. Our day ended with lunch at "The Hut", best atmosphere for dining
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    Response from Footprints773772, Guest Relations Manager at Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Private Half Day tour from Siem Reap
    Responded 30 Sep 2019
    Hello Passenger735203, Greeting from Green Era Travel! Thank you so much for time to review us on Trip Advisor. We do love to read your sharing experiences with us and we are so excited to see you enjoyed the tour. Otherwise, we will pass this comment to guide and team as well. We do hope to see you again soon in next trip in Cambodia. Best Regards, GET Team
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    Mr Nak my tourist guide, was a wonderful guide to be with. Very fun and friendly person, he explained to us about monks, kampung phluk, angkor wat and etc. He was also very friendly to the locals of kampong phluk. Moreover he is a good photographer too. Our driver Mr Ouerm also
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    Response from Footprints773772, Guest Relations Manager at Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Private Half Day tour from Siem Reap
    Responded 21 Jul 2019
    Hello ajethra r, Greeting from Green Era Travel! We are appreciated for your time to review and highly recommend us on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that overall you love the tour. Otherwise, we will pass this comment to guide and team as well. We do hope to see you again soon in next trip in Cambodia. Best Regards, GET Team
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    We went to the Tonle Sap Lake with Nak who was our guide and Mr. Vong our driver. It was a brilliant experience and we got to visit a floating restaurant. We then took the boat back and visited the village beside the lake. It was amazing. We got to see an authentic countryside
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    Response from Footprints773772, Guest Relations Manager at Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Private Half Day tour from Siem Reap
    Responded 26 Jun 2019
    Hello Kate T, Greeting from Green Era Travel! We are appreciated for your time to review us on Trip Advisor. We do love to read your comment and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. Otherwise, we will pass this comment to guide and team as well. We do hope to see you again soon in next trip in Cambodia. Best Regards, GET Team
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