Boat Trip to the Mekong Islands

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

4 hours    English, German, French, Spanish, Russian    Phnom Penh

tour highlights

Take a relaxing cruise along Tonle Sap Lake
  • See the point where the Tonle Sap Lake feeds into the Mekong River
  • Visit 'Silk Island', the village of silk weavers
  • Learn about local village life
  • Explore the local village & see the nearby pagoda

tour details

You’ll commence your day bright and early with a transfer from your downtown hotel to the port at approximately 8.00am. After departing the port, you’ll cruise along the Tonle Sap Lake, past Phnom Penh’s riverside buildings and the 150 year-old Royal Palace. Enjoy this relaxing cruise until you reach the point where the Tonle Sap Lake feeds into the impressive Mekong River. At approximately 9:30am, you’ll arrive at Kho Dach (Silk Island), the village of the silk weavers. Here you’ll disembark the boat and visit the local village. Wander through the village, observe the silk weavers at work, and learn about the lives of the local villagers and farmers. You’ll conclude your tour with a quick visit to a nearby pagoda before cruising back to Phnom Penh and transferring to your hotel.

tour description

8.00: Transfer from hotel to the port.
8.30: Departure from the port and cruise along the Tonle Sap, past Phnom Penh's riverside and the Royal Palace and further to the point where the Tonle Sap feeds into the Mekong.
9:30: Arrive at Koh Dach (Silk Island), the village of the silk weavers. Disembark the boat and visit the village where you can see activities of silk weaving and learn about the life of the local villagers/farmers. Afterwards, visit a Pagoda.
12:00: Arrival at Phnom Penh Port and transfer to your hotel.


Private transportation
All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
English-speaking locally-stationed guides (guides in other languages are on request and may be subject to supplements)
Bottled water and cold towels


    Surcharges for other language guides
    Personal travel insurance
    Personal expenditures such as drinks, souvenirs, gratuities etc.
    Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
      Tour code: PNHDPCRU

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