Tonle Sap - The Biggest Freshwater Lake in Southeast Asia

Situated in the Lower Mekong Basin, Tonle Sap (in the Khmer language, 'Sap' means 'Lake') which is well-known as one of the biggest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia joins with the nearly 120km long Tonle Sap River and all flows into the stunning Mekong River. Tonle Sap Lake has an important role with locals since more than three million people inhabit nearby or on the lake & mainly make their living from farming and fishing. Joining a boat tour on this impressive lake is a great chance for you to discover the different of Khmer, Muslim & Vietnamese floating markets and households.

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Angkor Trekking Route

Angkor Trekking Route

3 days from $288 pp

Taking this amazing tour, you will have 3 days exploring some of the most highlighted sights and experiences in the heritage land of Siem Reap. Besides walking time around ancient Angkor temples in the famous complex and outlying temples as well as scenic boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake to see floating...

3 days
Siem Reap → Tonle Sap → Siem Reap
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Amazing of Angkor

Amazing of Angkor

5 days from $542 pp

A fascinating 5 day tour to Siem Reap will delight all your senses when travelling this charming land of South East Asia. In the tour, you will have chance to immerse deeply in an amazing local experience in the unique floating Tonle Sap Lake excursion and lunch in a traditional house on stilts....

5 days
Siem Reap → Tonle Sap → Siem Reap
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Angkor In Depth

Angkor In Depth

7 days from $653 pp

Enjoy one of the most memorable trips and immerse yourself in the magical charm of Siem Reap, the land of Cambodia’s culture, history and religion. This 7-day tour includes the most highlights in the city, plus gives a chance to witness the grandeur of Tonle Sap Lake and amazing floating...

7 days
Siem Reap → Tonle Sap → Preah Vihear → Siem Reap
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From Mekong Delta to Angkor wat with Luxury River Cruise

From Mekong Delta to Angkor wat with Luxury River Cruise

13 days from $2927 pp

Let turn your life on by joining us in exploring different places in the world. This time, we head for a wonderful cruise to travel along the Mekong Delta, from Southern Vietnam to Cambodia, spend time discovering places such as Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Cai Be, Sa Dec, Tan Chau, Phnom Penh, Wat...

13 days
Saigon → My Tho → Cai Be → Sa Dec → Tan Chau → Phnom Penh → Kampong Cham → Kampong Chhnang → Tonle Sap → Siem Reap
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Wondrous Vacation through Thailand, Vietnam & Cambodia

Wondrous Vacation through Thailand, Vietnam & Cambodia

21 days from $3862 pp

Lasting for 21 days, this wondrous vacation is the best way to step into the authentic Southeast Asia with a fusion of natural landscapes, cultures, cuisines, and religions in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. Start from the vibrant city of Bangkok with splendid temples, you will have the opportunity...

21 days
Bangkok → Ayutthaya → Chiang Rai → Chiang Mai → Hanoi → Halong Bay → Danang → Hoi An → Hue → Ho Chi Minh → Mekong → Siem Reap → Tonle Sap
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Deep Insight Indochina

Deep Insight Indochina

30 days from $4849 pp

This 30-day trip from Vietnam to Cambodia, and Thailand is intended for travelers who want to experience the best of Indochina, including its rich cultural heritage, historic temples and pagodas, stunning natural scenery, and genuine way of life of local people. Your journey will begin in Hanoi,...

30 days
Hanoi → Halong Bay → Danang → Hoi An → Ho Chi Minh → Mekong → Phu Quoc → Siem Reap → Tonle Sap → Phnom Penh → Bangkok → Ayutthaya → Ratchaburi → Chiang Mai → Chiang Rai
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Tonle Sap travel guide information

Tonle Sap Quick Facts

Tonle Sap Lake is located around 15km south of Siem Reap Town

There are 5 provinces encircle Tonle Sap Lake's area, over 3 million of the population live in around the bank

This lake is renowned as one of the largest freshwater in Southeast Asia

Tonle Sap Lake's dimension changes depending on the dry season and the monsoon

Providing over half of the fish consumed in this country and this lake is an important commercial resource

This is the home of more than 300 species of fishes such as Mekong giant catfish, crocodiles, otters, turtles and tortoises

Best time to visit Tonle Sap, cambodia

The best time to visit Tonle Sap Lake is during the rainy season which is from May to October when the water level is high giving you a great opportunity to admire the beauty of tranquil floating villages, flooded forests and the lush greenery of the countryside.

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