Tonle Sap Lake and an Ox-cart tour through the countryside

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

Admire the lush vegetation and diversity along the Tonle Sap Lake
  • Take an ox-cart ride through the scenic countryside
  • Enjoy a fresh coconut drink with a local family
  • Ride on the Great Lake of Cambodia
  • See a traditional floating village

tour details

Tonle Sap Lake is one of the most unique bodies of water in the world and has created a rich biodiversity along its shores while developing an interesting array of village communities. We’ll explore the countryside surrounding the lake by taking an ox-cart ride through a village and lush, green rice fields. At the end of the ride, we’ll stop to enjoy a fresh coconut drink with a local family as you’ll get to visit their traditional house and talk with them as you learn more about their lives. We’ll then head to the Tonle Sap Lake, one of the largest in Asia, where you’ll board a traditional wooden boat and ride to a floating village on the waters. Here, you’ll observe the traditional, everyday life of the locals in this unique lake community.

tour description

Enjoy a unique Ox-Cart Ride in the beautiful country side. Discover the daily life of the local people and see the rice fields during this ride.
A vehicle will transfer you to the Tonle Sap Lake.
Visit a floating village and take an excursion in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia.


  • 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


Ideally a tour to the Tonle Sap Lake is only done during the high-water-level months of July to possibly mid of February. When the water is low boats may get stuck and also the distances to the floating villages increase.
    Tour code: REPDSOXR

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