Tonle Sap Cruise Small-Group Tour

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Tonle Sap Cruise Small-Group Tour information and booking

from
$28
$35
Duration
4 hours
Departs from
From centrally located Siem Reap hotels
Time of departure
8am - 8:45am

Offer Details   Book by September 15, 2014 and travel until the end of the year to save 20% off our previously offered price

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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover Siem Reap's secrets by remork (Cambodian tuk tuk) on a half-day, small-group tour. Take a boat trip on the Tonle Sap lake through floating and stilted villages. See seasonal agricultural activities of rice planting and harvesting, making fish paste, duck farming and cricket catching! Explore a local village, where you will sample Cambodian snacks and visit a Buddist monastery

Travel by remork (tuk-tuk) through the outskirts of Siem Reap to the Tonle Sap Lake. Board your boat and cruise through Tonle Sap, observing life on the lake as you travel past floating fishing villages that have their own schools, shops, hospitals and even crocodile farms!

The lake is home to rare and endangered water birds and is unique for its flow of water, which changes direction twice a year. With the change in seasons, the lake has the ability to expand and shrink dramatically. At the height of the wet season, the lake can be more than 7,400 square miles (12,000 square kilometers) and provides half of the fish supply for Cambodia.

On the return journey to Siem Reap, take the back roads into town and get a glimpse of daily rural activities, such as rice planting and harvesting, duck farming, and making the popular but smelly fish paste. Stop at a local Buddhist temple, chat with the villagers and try the local snacks.

What's included

  • Transport by tu- tuk
  • Cruise on tonle sap lake
  • Cambodian snacks
  • English-speaking guide

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (recommended)