Guided tour

Siem Reap: Kompong Phluk Floating Village Half-Day Tour

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Activity provider: Siem Reap Shuttle

Siem Reap: Kompong Phluk Floating Village Half-Day Tour

Activity provider: Siem Reap Shuttle

From US$ 24 per person

Take a half-day tour by luxury air-conditioned vehicle and motorized boat. Float alongside homes, shops, and schools and also take a rowing boat ride around the flooded forest as an option.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from your hotel/accommodation in Siem Reap. Please provide your accommodation details upon booking and be ready for pickup at your hotel 30 minutes before the tour start time.
Private or small groups available


  • Enjoy the ride in a comfortable luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • Visit the pagoda or local market in the Kompong Phluk area
  • Board the motorised boat and ride around the stilted houses
  • Enjoy a canoe ride in flooded forest during the rainy season
Full description
Start with hotel pick-up or go to the meeting point to board your vehicle, a shared air-conditioned mini-bus with a tour guide, or private vehicle (with optional guide), according to the option chosen. Kompong Phluk is 30 kilometers south-east of Siem Reap. Visit the pagoda or local market first, then go by motorized boat on a tour of the stilted buildings. See where the people have courageously adapted to some of the most unimaginable conditions, all with a big smile on their faces. Enjoy the beautiful atmosphere in this one-of-a-kind village from the comfort of the boats. The guide, if present, explains the history, culture, and lifestyle of the villagers. The villages are surrounded by mangrove forest. Take an optional side-trip of the flooded forest on a rowing boat, available October to January. The motorboat stops at a small floating cafe, a good place to see the sun go down. After this awe-inspiring experience, you will return to the hotel around 1:30 pm for your own leisure time.
  • Cold towels
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Professional English-speaking guide for shared mini-bus option
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by high-quality vehicle
  • Vehicle insurance and liability
  • Licensed drivers
  • Motorized boat fee for shared mini-bus option
  • Life-jackets
  • Guide for private tours ($30)
  • Entrance fee of US$2 per person
  • Motorized boat fee for private tours option
  • Rowing boat ride
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Meals and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Motorized boat fee is not included for private tour options. The fee depends on the size of the boat: small boats for 1 to 4 persons are $35 per boat, 5 to 8 persons $45 per boat
  • Dress code is comfortable and casual
  • Shared tour option isn't suitable for infants or kids under 12 years old
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not suitable for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Pick-up time begins from 7:40 to 8:10 am or 1:40 to 2:10 am according to the option chosen; tours leave the office at 8:30 am and 2:30 pm sharp
  • Please note: tour options by private vehicles do not include a guide, motorized boat, canoe, and entrance fees.
  • It is recommended to begin the morning private tour at 8:30 am or 2:30 pm for the afternoon tour
  • If you require a guide for the private option, it can be selected as an add-on when booking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 82 reviews

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Had a great long afternoon evening trip to the big Lake with the houses on Stilts. Great boat trip plus visited the dry area of village to see genuine village life. Lovely friendly people and kids. Really recommend going on the trip plus its great value with hotel pick up and drop off. Very memorable trip in Cambodia!

December 17, 2022

Touch Chanthy was a great guide today. Really enjoyed the tour. Touch was very knowledgeable and took care making sure everyone in the group was ok. He treated us all to a banana stick rice treat in the local market and the I really enjoyed the Kompong Phluk floating village. I would definitely recommend the tour.

December 11, 2022

It was an amazing experience, the guide Mr kim was very kind and explain us everything very well. We enjoy the experiencie in the Market and sharing with local people. The people was very warm and kind. The boat in the forest was very peacefully. We love it and definitely i recomend it.

November 22, 2022

Product ID: 164625