Experience Tonle Sap Sunset Tours

Visually experience nice sunset over The Great Lake “Tonle Sap” – the most extensive freshwater lake in Asia, the private journey takes approx. 3 – 3 ½ hours from Siem Reap town to ward one of interesting floating communities within Tonle Sap’s edges; the most recommended places are Kompong Phluk or Mechrey village and the alternative is Chong Kneas village in the low water season. With more than an hour on boat excursion, you will see the best highlights of lifestyle & lake activities, flooded forests and fishing activities on Tonle Sap Lake and learn more about Tonle Sap biosphere & eco-system from our experienced tour guide. Near the end of the trip, the packed boxes of cool local beers and finger snacks will actually make your sunset experience the most memorable as if you do your best to capture beautiful photos of the sun fading at gold-horizon.

  • Tour code: #sunflower
  • City/region: Siem Reap
  • Tour type: private, classic, sightseeing, boat
  • Duration: 3 – 3 ½ Hours
  • Hassle: free, flexible
  • Available: daily (best time: mid November to February)
  • Advance booking: required
  • Tour required: all included

Places for Watching Sunset on Tonle Sap Lake

1. Kompong Phluk Stilt-houses & Flooded Forest (2.30pm)

Kompong Phluk village is famed for its pleasant mangroves where you enjoy the rowing boat going
closer to the lines of stilt houses arising from the water about 10m high then continue the canoe goes through the mangroves where you can catch beautiful photos and enjoy the serenity. Resume the boat excursion to visit Tonle Sap, learn about ecosystem, reveal lifestyle on the water and explore the surroundings.

Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person

1 Pax: $90.00
2 Pax: $52.00
3 Pax: $45.00
4 Pax: $37.00
5 Pax: $34.00
6 Pax: $30.00

2. Mechrey Floating Village (3.00pm)

The sunset trip takes you passing Cambodia charming countryside dotting with palm trees, cows, water buffaloes and farming activities before reaching the boat pier at Mechrey village. The boat trip greatly cruises along the canal leading to the less touristy Mechrey floating community in the impressive Tonle Sap whose daily life animated by fishing/trading activities on their rowing boats and learn how life relies on aquatic resources.

Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person

1 Pax: $86.00
2 Pax: $48.00
3 Pax: $40.00
4 Pax: $35.00
5 Pax: $30.00
6 Pax: $26.00

3. Chong Kneas Floating Village (3.00pm)

Gently take the boat excursion to visit the most extensive freshwater lake “Tonle Sap or Great Lake” in Southeast Asia, the biosphere reserve of Cambodia and is also the rich home for the ecology and
biodiversity. Importantly learn from your tour guide about Tonle Sap ecosystem, fishing techniques,
witness daily life in the floating community and take interesting photos when the boat passing by the village.

Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person

1 Pax: $78.00
2 Pax: $44.00
3 Pax: $37.00
4 Pax: $30.00
5 Pax: $26.00
6 Pax: $25.00

  • Tour Included

    › Experienced local English-speaking guide
    › Pick up & drop off at your hotel in Siem Reap
    › Traveling in air conditioning car/minivan
    › Private boat excursion & entrance fees (canoe included for Kompong Phluk)
    › Local beers or soft drinks (2 cans/pax) & finger snacks (local chips)
    › Tour activities and sightseeing per program
    › Mineral bottled water & fresh wet tissues

  • Tour NOT Included

    › Accommodation
    › Travel insurance
    › Meals, drinks and services are not mentioned
    › Gratitude/tipping to guide and driver

  • Additional Information

    Our local experienced English speaking guide

    Our local tour guide is the most important part of the entire trip. He/she is the one who makes your day well worth a visit and will do his/her best to ensure you leaving Cambodia with a great experience and unforgettable. More importantly, we patiently commit and carefully reserve one of our top tour guides that has more than 10 years experienced in taking care of clients to see beautiful Cambodia as well as sharing lovely Cambodia’s culture and history, and he/she has friendly attitude, informative, knowledgeable, and advisable.


    For safety reason on the way back to your hotel because it’s getting dark, we strongly recommend air conditioning car/minivan.

    *Payment: The booking is not required a deposit in advance. You will be paying in full amount (US dollar cash) on the touring day when our team picks you up at your hotel’s lobby. However, we require you to respectfully take responsibility to inform us at least 48 hours prior to the tour departure if you wish to cancel the booking.

    *Dressing Code

    Cambodia geographically stays in the tropical monsoon, its weather varies and annually brings wet and dry seasons, generally hot in during day time and a bit cooler at night, and in the early morning. You should wear whatever most comfortable but remember to dress appropriately to respect the locals and other religious sites; pagodas, temples and holy places. Clothes must cover your shoulders and knees when you wish to visit the top part at Angkor Wat, Royal Palace in Phnom Penh and when you go to meet Buddhist monks.

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