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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Visited for a half day from Siem Reap in the dry season, so the stilts that the buildings are built on were clearly visible. In the wet season the area that we walked around is usually flooded and the villagers get around by boat. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

We paid USD$20 per person to enter the Kompong Khleang water village, which included a boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake. It was a very interesting and worthwhile trip where we observed local villagers going about their everyday lives. We understand that there is no...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

An interesting opportunity to see what a local Cambodian floating village looks like. The boat journey is pleasant and you are able to take photos of the houses and the villagers.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

It was a beautiful ride getting to the lake. Once there it was fascinating to see the communities of people living in stilt houses and houseboats and men setting nets in the water for fishing. I have to admit that I was somewhat uncomfortable feeling...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank les s
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

I was so amazed to see the stilted homes high above the ground and river the community appeared to be self-sufficient able to go fishing and support their families the smiles on all the villagers was so in lightning and yet sad I was reminded...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

We had an early start with our excellent tour guide Rithy who explained all about the village and how the villagers live. The boat trip out to Tonle Sap lake past all the houses on stilts and to the floating village gave an added insight...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nyalta
Reviewed February 3, 2019

well, i am from a country of rivers. so canals and rivers are quite normal to me. so this place was good for me if not very good. if u have time and u love nature, u can go there. it needs a half day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 435jalali
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

After reading on TripAdvisor about the overpriced tours, I decided to go by myself from Siem Reap with a Tuk Tuk (he charged me USD25, which I considered good after talking to others charging around USD35) and before the village, there was this check point,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank helenaf422
Reviewed December 31, 2018

South of Siem Reap is one of the largest and least-visited villages on the Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Khleang, which has a population of about 10,000 people, all making a living from fishing. The drive is interesting, seeing how life is for the people of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Holmesabroad
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

We took a tour from Beyond Unique Experience. It was a 5-hour tour that included following sights in the itinerary: - visit to local market en-route to Khleang Village - stop by roadside stall to see production of local bamboo glutinous rice snack, similar to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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It was a company called Indochina Services who arranged the whole two week trip via our U.K. travel agent. I don't think they sell day tours directly to the public but there must be others in Siem Reap who will offer... More
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I agree with Bunbury on this one. Our hotel sorted out our trip to Kompong Khleang and booked us in on a tour with a wonderful NGO. Not only did they take us there in a minubus, we got a boatride on the river and visited a... More
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Response from Maria_reise_gern | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the water of the river was calm. No waves at all, only those by boats passing by. Slightly different on the lake itself - open area, water a bit rougher. Boats were special, refer to my review and pics. Lifejackets... More
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