We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Save

Half-Day Tour of Floating Village and Tonle Sap Lake by Boat

Highlights
  • Magnificent views of Tonle Sap Lake from the water
  • Lunch with a view at a floating restaurant on the lake
  • Onboard guide commentary ensures you don’t miss anything
More
Half-Day Tour of Floating Village and Tonle Sap Lake by Boat
From US$29,00
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
8am Half Day Tour
The Floating Village and Port of Chong Khneas are located less than 15km from Siem Reap. It is the perfect place to visit on the Tonle Sap Lake for those that don't have the time to explore Prek Toal
From US$29,00
10am Half Day Tour
The Floating Village and Port of Chong Khneas are located less than 15km from Siem Reap. It is the perfect place to visit on the Tonle Sap Lake for those that don't have the time to explore Prek Toal
From US$29,00
Overview
The floating villages, stilted houses, and lotus fields of Tonle Sap Lake lie just south of Siem Reap. On this cruise, experience local life on the lake as you cruise to the floating village of Chong Khneas, visit a crocodile and fish farm, and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Queen Tara floating restaurant. A small-group size and included hotel transportation make for a highly personalized, hassle-free experience.
What to Expect
Begin your adventure with pickup from your Siem Reap hotel for a roughly 20-minute journey to the port at Phnom Krom. Set sail aboard a small boat and admire the scenery as you glide by lotus fields and lush rice paddies, and visit a fish and crocodile farm to learn more about traditional fishing practices.

Continue to Chong Khneas and learn about local life on the lake as you sail around the homes, markets, schools, and spirit houses of the floating village. Finally, arrive at the Queen Tara, a floating restaurant, where lunch will be served as you gaze out over the lake.

After lunch, transfer back to Chong Khneas port by small boat, where a driver will be waiting to take you back to your Siem Reap hotel.
Write a ReviewReviews (21)

1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Unexpectedly moving

Like everyone else, I was in Siem Reap to see the temples of Angkor Wat. This excursion was unexpected, and since it was arranged by our tour company I'm not sure this was the subcontractor who took us, but it sounds like the same experience....More

Thank Insouciant1
Reviewed 29 March 2018
Pleasant cruise showing floating village life

A relaxing couple of hours but not much in the way of wild life. Water was dirty with much floating plastic waste. Locals threw plastic bottles into the river and lake-they may not be aware of the damage being done but recycling desperately needs instigated...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile
Not much content

This tour was just over 4 hours from pick up to drop off. The driving portion is about 40 minutes total. We stopped at a lotus weaving center for 15 minutes along the way. The tour starts with a tour up a very polluted river...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 March 2018
A brief glimpse of life in a floating village

I'm not exactly sure if our ride was for 4 hours or not but it was very enjoyable and enlightening as well. On the way to the village we would occasionally see local men fishing. Once we got to the area where the village began...More

Thank loudini56
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile
Day on the river

If you want to get outside of Siem Reap, this is a nice escape. Fun to be on the water and to get a feel for the village life. Enjoyed relaxing on the hammocks at lunch. Sit up front on boat to better hear the...More

Thank dawn z
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Half-Day Tour of Floating Village and Tonle Sap Lake by Boat staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
;