Water activity

Floating Village and Tonlé Sap Sunset Tour

4.6 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Adventure Travel Co.
Water activity

Floating Village and Tonlé Sap Sunset Tour

Activity provider: Adventure Travel Co.

From US$ 49 per person

Visit a floating Cambodian village on the Sangker River. Located a 45-minute drive from the city of Siem Reap, this tour provides a unique and authentic snapshot of Cambodian life on the water. Meet the locals and immerse yourself in the floating life.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Meet a local family and learn about life on the water
  • Enjoy a leisurely boat trip to the village
  • Experience one of Siem Reap's most spectacular sunset locations
  • Witness the sheer vastness of Southeast Asia's largest inland body of water
  • Photograph the stunning floating village
Full description
Experience real Cambodian life on the water! Mey Chrey is one of the area's least visited floating villages, which is why it is so beloved by the very few who get to experience it! Located a 45-minute drive through some of Siem Reap's most beautiful countryside, you will head to the boat dock where you will begin your journey on the water. Enjoy a 30-minute motorboat ride along the small waterways before reaching the village where you will have the chance to hop-off, and meet a local family. Life in a floating village is entirely different to living on land and this is your chance to engage with some wonderful people, using your guide as a translator. Back on board, enjoy a spectacular sunset over the water from the comfort of your motorboat before returning to land.
  • Air-conditioned van transport
  • Motorboat transport
  • Boat trips
  • Family contributions
  • Local guide
  • Snacks, water, and drinks
  • Gratuities for your guide & driver
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

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  • Don't forget to bring sun protection such as sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 16 reviews

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Was exciting to see the floating village, and the guide from Adventure Travel was informative, turns out to be a great learning experience as well. Before arriving to the ferry port, there was a time for a brief stroll in the country side village along the way to the Tonle Sap Lake, and was interesting to get a glimpse of how people live in Cambodia. Although the day was too cloudy to see the sunset, the views of the skies were still nice. Thank you so much for the great tour!

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May 9, 2022

Dorn was an excellent tour guide! He took us to see a real floating village (as apposed to stationed houses in the water) that was out of tourist route. We only saw another couple of visitors. The authentic experience is very memorable. Dorn even took us to his own village and met his family of four generations. It’s a real private tour on many levels!

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January 25, 2020

This was a lovely way to end our time in Siem Reap. A few obstacles on the way like diversions due to blocked roads but the tour guide and driver didn't show any stress and kept us laughing all evening. It was nice seeing how other people live. The tour guide was so funny and lovely, shame I can't remember his name. It helped that we had a lovely funny group of people that made the evening more memorable.

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January 18, 2020

Product ID: 156174