Full Day Boat Tour: Kompong Phluk to Chong Kneas Village

The full day guided Tonle Sap Lake boat tour combines the most interesting Kompong Phluk village whose attractive tall stilt-houses arising vertically from the water surface in the high-level water season as well as taking canoe to see its peaceful mangroves and the largest floating community of Chong Kneas along with hundreds of floating houses while river activities can be observed from your boat. Learn from tour guide about the rich biosphere reserve and witness daily life of local people relying on aquatic resources, ecosystem and fishing techniques, and take interesting photos as many as you like.

  • Tour code: #bananaflower
  • City/region: Siem Reap
  • Tour type: private, classic, sightseeing, boat/canoe
  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Hassle: free, flexible
  • Available: November to February
  • Advance booking: required
  • Tour required: all included

Detailed Itinerary

Our experienced tour guide and driver will be greeting you at 8.00am at your hotel’s lobby then heading out of the hassle Siem Reap city to Kompong Phluk village of Tonle Sap Lake. The journey passes interesting city highlight and enroute to stroll around Rolous market to see trading activities before we process to embark a local boat toward the center of Kompong Phluk. The boat begins to slow down to let you enjoy the surrounding admired by amazing houses atop high wooden stilts, come across interesting daily activities as well as see people selling fruits/vegetable/meats on their boats, you sometimes see kids in student uniforms coming back from their classes. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home then we resume take canoe to explore the peaceful mangroves before returning to our regular boat then we’re heading across Kompong Phluk to the largest floating community of Chong Kneas. Whilst on the boat, enjoy the breathtaking view from the lake and learn from your tour guide about ecosystem and its rich biosphere reserve. The boat slowly passes floating school and houses where you can observe highlights of fishing activities and witness how daily life works and relies on aquatic resources, we stop to see floating crocodile farm and souvenirs shop if you’re interested. Return to the boat pier of Chong Kneas then take our awaiting car/minivan back to your hotel and end of service.

*Note: On the way back to the hotel, there is a huge lotus farm for a short visit and take nice photos. So feel free to speak about this with our tour guide if you want to see the lotus farm.

Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person

1 Pax: $165.00 ($155.00 by Tuk Tuk)
2 Pax: $89.00 ($82.00 by Tuk Tuk)
3 Pax: $70.00
4 Pax: $56.00
5 Pax: $50.00
6 Pax: $45.00

  • Tour Included
    • Experienced local English-speaking guide
    • Pick up & drop off at your hotel in Siem Reap
    • Traveling in air conditioning car/minivan (tuk-tuk is available upon request)
    • Private boat excursion, canoe & entrance fees
    • Lunch at local restaurant
    • Tour activities and sightseeing per program
    • Mineral bottled water & fresh wet tissues
  • Tour NOT Included
    • Accommodation
    • Travel insurance
    • Meals, drinks and services are not mentioned
    • Gratitude/tipping to guide and driver
  • Additional Information

    Our local experienced English speaking guide

    Our local tour guide is the most important part of the entire trip. He/she is the one who makes your day well worth a visit and will do his/her best to ensure you leaving Cambodia with a great experience and unforgettable. More importantly, we patiently commit and carefully reserve one of our top tour guides that has more than 10 years experienced in taking care of clients to see beautiful Cambodia as well as sharing lovely Cambodia’s culture and history, and he/she has friendly attitude, informative, knowledgeable, and advisable.


    Tuk Tuk has become very popular in Cambodia when visiting Angkor Siem Reap, especially tourists make their journey with tuk tuk to get an unique experience and have some fun when on Tuk Tuk. If you don’t feel comfortable with the tropical weather in Cambodia, air conditioning car/van/coach are the alternatives, cool and convenient.

    *Payment: The booking is not required a deposit in advance. You will be paying in full amount (US dollar cash) on the touring day when our team picks you up at your hotel’s lobby. However, we require you to respectfully take responsibility to inform us at least 48 hours prior to the tour departure if you wish to cancel the booking.

    *Dressing Code

    Cambodia geographically stays in the tropical monsoon, its weather varies and annually brings wet and dry seasons, generally hot in during day time and a bit cooler at night, and in the early morning. You should wear whatever most comfortable but remember to dress appropriately to respect the locals and other religious sites; pagodas, temples and holy places. Clothes must cover your shoulders and knees when you wish to visit the top part at Angkor Wat, Royal Palace in Phnom Penh and when you go to meet Buddhist monks.

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