KOMPONG PHLUK

Tour Code: CTC-013

Kompong Phluk

Kompong Phluk

Kompong Phluk, a floating village mounted above the banks of the Tonle-Sap-Great Lake and is home to different families eking out their living on what is considered one of the richest inland-fisheries in the world. When you visit you’ll get the best insight into the fascinating lifestyle of the people whose livelihood entirely depends upon the flow and ebb of the Tonle Sap Lake.

Life in Kampong phluk

Life in Kampong phluk

When you arrive at this floating village, you can visit the restaurants, shops and schools, all of which are moored above the Tonle Sap Lake. You can also visit the pagoda and meet the local monks, then board a small oar-boat for a tour to the inundated forest. On your way to Tonle Sap, you’ll get a chance to see the boat peoples village, belonging to their own ethnic group in Cambodia many of the people that live on the water are of Vietnamese origin.

Sunset at kampong phluk

Sunset at kampong phluk

The entirely flooded-forest around Kompong Phluk is just fascinating. You’ll be amazed by the sights of fishermen and their families fishing using all types of home-made floatation devices from plastic bucket to polystyrene squid rafts between the sunken trees. To get to the Tonle Sap Lake from Siem Reap city, by our car or Tuk-Tuk  will take you about 30 minutes then a boat trip to Kompong Phluk village will take about 1h 30 minutes.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Private transport by car or Tuk-tuk (depend on your interest)
  • Experienced ENGLISH speaking guide
  • Boat ticket
  • Area tax and government taxes
  • Mineral water and cold tissues on tours

WHAT IS EXCLUDED?

  • Accommodation
  • All other meals and beverages
  • Personal expenses and Tips

 

Note: Accommodation can be arranged upon request. If this arrangement is not met to your need, you can suggest us then we’ll try our best to adjust it.

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