Net Fishing with a local fisherman in Siem Reap

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Budget

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tour highlights

  • Experience life as a local farmer and fisherman in the countryside of Cambodia through this unique & immersive fishing activity
  • Discover how local fishermen all over Cambodia catch fish using traditional techniques and gear and try it for yourself
  • Immerse yourself deep in the countryside with no traces of tourism, interact with local people and get a glimpse of the day to day activities
  • Have a locally prepared lunch/dinner prepared by your host with the 'catch of the day'!

tour details

Try yourself at being a true Cambodian fisherman of the rice field!

tour description

You will be picked-up at your hotel and taken to a fisherman's village on the east side of Siem Reap where lie beautiful rice fields near the Tonle Sap.
A local fisherman will teach you all the tricks to fishing like a true Cambodian fisherman in the rice fields. You will cruise down the rivers to find a suitable fishing spot to throw the nets out learn how to handle them for maximum area effect, and catch river wonders like catfish and the giant freshwater Chong Khneas.
At the end of the tour prepare your catch of the day with your host and have a nice local picnic with grilled fish before heading back to your hotel.


  • Transfer to and from hotel
  • Water
  • Fruits and traditional local snacks
  • 1 beer can during lunch (grilled fish)


  • Other language tour guides/translator
Tour code: REPBAFIS

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