Floating Village Kompong Pluk

Drive approximately 45 minutes to the traditional and remote fishing village of Kompong Pluk or Mechrey. Board a traditional wooden fishing boat and learn about the remarkable lifestyles led by Khmer fishing communities living on the lake and see an entirely different side of Cambodia.

See floating villages, fishing nets being mended, children swimming and playing, and even floating pigpens! Continue out on the massive lake, past local fishermen and an amazing array of boats before returning to Siem Reap Township by noon.

Preah Khan built in the 12th century was one of Jayavarman VII’s largest projects dedicated to his farther was much more than a temple with over 1,000 Teachers, it appears also to have been a Buddhist university as well as a considerable city.

Neak Poan its foundation built on the middle of pool representing a paradisiacal Himalayan Mountain lake East Mebon guarded at its corner by stone figures of harnessed elephants, some of which are still in a reasonable state of preservation.

Heading to Prasat East Mebon Is a 10th Century temple at Angkor, Cambodia and continuation to Prasat Prerub is the Hindu temple at Angkor, built as the state temple of Khmer King Rajendravarman and dedicated in 961 or early 962. It is a temple mountain of combined brick, laterite and sandstone construction.

Ta Som built at end of the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located north east of Angkor Thom and just east of Neak Poan.

Highlights

  • Ride traditional wooden fishing boat
  • Cruise on one of the largest fresh water lakes in the world
  • See daily activities of locals living permanently on the water, away from large crowds of tourists
  • Visit a remote traditional floating village, complete with floating vegetable gardens, restaurants, school, church, etc. Keep an eye out for the floating pigpens and crocodile farms.

Departure

8.00 am from hotel lobby

Includes

Private 2017 modern air-conditioned vehicle, drinking water & cold towel.

Reservations

Private tour with car only US$ 55++
Price starts from US$55++
Price Subject to VAT10%