Sunset Dinner Tour: Tonle Sap Lake Floating Village

Sunset Dinner Tour: Tonle Sap Lake Floating Village

From US$ 38 per person

Enjoy a stunning sunset dinner on the great Tonle Sap Lake aboard the magnificent Queen Tara, the biggest boat on the lake. Visit the floating village and see the local schools, shops, fishermen and smiling children. Relax and enjoy a drink and the view!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 3:10 PM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
We will pick you up from your guest house or hotel at the tour start time, and transport you to and from the Tonle Sap Lake.

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a spectacular sunset cruise on Tonle Sap Lake
  • Visit the crocodile and fish farm
  • Dine on a lovely full buffet meal with all inclusive drinks aboard the Queen Tara, the biggest boat on the lake
Full description
Hear the sounds of water lapping up against the side of the boat and watch in awe as the incredible floating village rises against the backdrop of the great Tonle Sap Lake. In this idyllic village less than 10miles (15km) from Siem Reap, explore the village on this fantastic Sunset Tour. Departing from your hotel or guesthouse around 15.30, take a comfortable air-conditioned car or minibus drive with your knowledgeable guide, who will be able to help point out the culture and life all around you in English (and Khmer, of course!). See this incredible village in a very special way. Pass by rice paddies and lotus fields for the opportunity to stop and take photographs of the lotus flower, highly important in Buddhist culture (please note that depending on the time of year, the views of the lotus and rice fields will vary). Upon arrival at the port, transfer to a mini Tara boat driven by an experienced driver. Once on the water, stop at the Crocodile and Fish Farm (depending on current water levels) and learn about some of the trades practiced by those living on the lake. Visit the souvenir shop to purchase gifts or snap some photos from the viewing deck. After this visit, return to the boat and head through the floating village for a glimpse of the local Cambodians going about their daily life. After a tranquil glide through the town, arrive at the Queen Tara, the biggest boat on the lake, in the heart of the floating village. Here, enjoy a well deserved full buffet meal and all inclusive drinks. Finally, the reason you've come: the sunset. Relax with a drink in your hand and soak in the beauty around you. After the last bit of light fades, head back to your guest house or hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle.
Includes
  • Pick-up at 15:30, 4-hour tour from time of pick-up to time of drop off at 19:30
  • Free pick-up & drop off in a minivan/car with air conditioning
  • English-speaking guides
  • Free meal aboard the famous Queen Tara
  • All Check Point fees included in Price
  • All you can drink! - Selection of beer spirits, champagne, soft drinks.
  • Tour of floating village
  • Tour of Crocodile & Fish Farm
  • Any extras not mentioned
  • Tips

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  • Children 10 years old and under pay half price.
  • Children under 5 enter for FREE.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 247 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6 / 5
  • Transportation
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.1 / 5
  • Safety
    4.2 / 5
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My wife and I had a great time on this adventure that was full of info, some tips and 'secrets' as well as generally had a great time with the host/guide Pol (aka Mr Friday!). It was made especially special because we were the only guests on the tour, picked up by private 'limousine' at our hotel Templation, driving off towards Tonle Sap lake, stopping at a restaurant famous for the Lotus Flowers it also cultivates - learning why the Lotus is such an important flower, how versatile it is. We also heard the tales of the bloody civil war and at times tense situation between the Khmer and Vietnamese families of the lake. Living as they have been for decades, the 900 or so families living on the lake are Vietnamese, yet have no passports and are granted to stay on the lake by the Cambodian government. Had a thrilling time seeing the Crocodiles of the Croc farm before getting to the Queen Tara where we enjoyed our dinner and free flow beverages/alcohol watching the sunset.

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June 4, 2020

A great alternative way to see the temple complex close to Siem Reap. PROS: you get a bit of exercise, get to see bits of the complex most other tourists on tours don’t see, cycle through the jungle. CONS: you miss a few of the the more minor standard tourist sites such as the Elephant Terrace. But I had a 3 day pass so can go there with a tuk tuk like the rest of the world another day. my guide Li Lyhin Was excellent, well informed and very hospitable. He paced the ride perfectly to meet my pace. We also had a tasty breakfast and lunch and plenty of snacks, water and cold towels.

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February 20, 2020

I have been once before - 18 years ago. Back then it was during the wet season and the houses were much closer together. Regardless, it was still good to see the village again. Unlike my first visit where one boarded the boat very close to the village, this time the boat took about 20 minutes to reach the village. The only negative about that is that the motor in the boat was very loud and unless you were sitting right next to the guide, you couldn’t hear a word he was saying. This meant that once the motor stopped, the guide had to repeat everything again (which he happily did). I enjoyed going to the lotus/fish farm. I was concerned though, that the fish, when they needed to be fed dry food, became ill and this was remedied by giving them antibiotics. There’s a big problem with people becoming immune to antibiotics and I would have thought eating fish that have been given antibiotics would exacerbate the situation.

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February 5, 2020

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