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Kompong Phluk village

Kompong Phluk’s Stilt Houses and Mangroves but NOT Floating Village

Kompong Phluk village is famous for its tranquil lush mangroves and interesting river-life activities. Most of tourists want to visit Kompong Phluk after they explored Angkor Wat & other Angkor Complex. The village locates at the edge of Tonle Sap Great Lake which is widely known as the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, just about 22km (30-40 mins-drive) from central Siem Reap…

Tonle Sap Lake

Guide to Tonle Sap Lake and Floating Villages

When is the best time to see Tonle Sap Lake? Tonle Sap or “The Great Lake” is the most important lake in Cambodia as well as the most extensive freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, supplies fishes to half of the country’s population. Officially listed in 1997 as World UNESCO biosphere reserve, this ecological site is the significant home for many species including rare endangered water-birds and its inhabitants…