HALF DAY FLOATING VILLAGE – TONLE SAP LAKE

Code
DTSR01
Tour route
TONLE SAP LAKE
Duration
4 HOURS
Start/End
8 AM / 12 AM or 2 PM / 6 PM
Tour type
Day Trips, Cruise

Siem Reap 2

Half day tour to visit the floating village of Mechrey Eco tourist is 15 km on the south west of Siem reap. Just only 25 minutes drive pass by country of rice field then you will arrive at ancient-built port waiting to board the tourists on the boat to discover the attractive nature along the waterway. With one and a half hour exploration round trip, at first you will see a floating village where hundreds of families earn their living depending entirely by fishing in a traditional way by making 2 dollars a day in average. When you go further, there is an old pagoda constructed in 1964 on 2700m2 island engulfed with water and a stopover to take photos of surrounding natural beauty such as floating houses, traditional fishing, people living, and children rowing boat to school. To travel further, you will go through an impressive flooded forests stretching over 24 km2. The forest is a habitat of hundreds types of fish and water birds and from November to May, hundreds of water birds will come to this area to look for foods as it is a safe and full of proteins for those birds, especially this area is only 6 km from Conservation of Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary, where thousands of water birds live and breed. Visiting and Experiencing this newly discovered natural tourist Mechrey will help improve people living standard in the area, where formerly the area is a tug of war battle and no one ever take a look after peace prevail in the area.

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