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Address: On the Tonle Sap, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Kompong Phluk is a village on the Tonle Sap Great Lake.

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$38.00*
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Kompong Phluk Village and Tonle Sap Lake Half-Day Tour From Siem Reap
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$150.00*
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Private Tour: Beng Mealea Jungle Temple and Kompong Pluk Floating Village
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$68.00*
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Kompong Phluk and Tonle Sap Lake Sunset Tour

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Interesting lifestyle and real villagers

It wasn't as touristy as expected, but real villagers living a real river/waterside life. Went during dry month of April it was hard to believe the town street would be filled... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Joe S
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New York City, New York
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here because our guide from Angkor Tuk Tuk Travel pushed heavily on visiting the floating village. We came here as we did not plan for an alternative site (we did the 2 day tour). But since we were there during the dry season, water level at the floating village was low so while it was interesting to see... More 

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was with one friend and we drove nearly 2 hours of motorbike just to have a look of floating village by the side. But i was asked to pay for entrance fee of $5 if i am not go with their boat tour. This is scam as the person is the wearing government as seen at other tourist destination.... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty depressing and very expensive. The guy keep asking us go to the shop to buy rice for Vietnamese children and they keep asking us to buy big amount Pretty depressing but very expensiveich was very annoying. I would like to comeback again for charity but without these hassles

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Thank vietnamesegod
Parede, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many other reviewers have mentioned it isn't cheap, it feels quite sombering to boat past these people working to survive from day to day on pure sustenance living. Yet we loved it. We went from Siem Reap in a tuk tuk which we knew would be quite tiring with the kids but we really liked our tuk tuk driver... More 

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Thank TravellingCyborg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it is kind of expensive..the boat trip costs us 25 dollars per person And you don't even seen People I think maybe another floating village will be better

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Thank Maite H
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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

It wasn't as touristy as expected, but real villagers living a real river/waterside life. Went during dry month of April it was hard to believe the town street would be filled with water during wet season. They were real villagers and felt somewhat in violation of their private life by touring the place.

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Thank Joe S
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We booked the visit directly from our youth hostel for 18$. It included the minibus and the boat trip, the whole tour requiring about 4 hours. It takes about 45 min drive to go there, then about 40 min on the boat to go through the village and reach the lake Tonlé Sap, where they stop you at some floating... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

It takes about 45 min to go from Siem Reap to the area where you can board a boat - depending on the time of year. The boat takes you down the river passed a village where all the houses are built on stilts. Not very attractive - lookes more like a slum. The boats you pass are often very... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

What an amazing trip. The floating village is about 1 hour outside Siem Reap. On the way to the village when it's the rainy season you can take a small boat all the way and then float through the main street. I visited in March (the dry season) so instead you have a mini bus drive you closer and then... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

I did not like the floating village tour, but the Mangrove Forest tour was amazing...would suggest this place only for this attraction...see some floating shops as well

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