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Kompong Phluk Village & Mangroves
Kompong Phluk means “Harbor of the tusks”, is a small village located at the edge of Tonle Sap Lake, about 25km from central Siem Reap (30mins drive). It is one of tourism attractions, the well-famous mangroves “flooded” provides great boat adventure where tourists paddling into the mangroves and explore the nature, the tranquility or you may see water-birds or hear birds singing nearby. The peddle boat adventure also takes to visit the stilt houses with lifestyle animated by fishing activities and a great time to take picturesque photos. Next, your boat excursion cruises down to Tonle Sap “Great Lake” where you see the largest lake in South East Asia and is an ecological hot spot that was designated as a UNESCO biosphere in 1997. Get to learn more about its ecosystem, fishing techniques and the fisheries. In the dry season, the village is well dry (Feb – June), you have to walk through the village then you realize that those houses tower 6-8 meters above you. You will see the locals producing smoke fishes and fermented fish (fish paste). The peddle boat adventure is not accessible for the exploration around the mangroves. So the suggested time for you to explore Kompong Phluk is from October to January.
Kompong Phluk tours you may like
Kompong Phluk Mangroves & Stilt Houses
The village tour features a cluster of amazing stilt houses and famous mangrove which makes the boat/canoe adventures unique & more interesting.The boat tour takes you around the stilt houses animated by fishing activities while the canoe offers the best exploration around the mangroves.
Beng Mealea & Kompong Phluk Village Day Tour
Amazingly venture the lost temple “Beng Mealea” in the lush jungle, was constructed in the 12th century then continue visit Kompong Phluk village – provides a great boat adventure around the mangroves and stilted houses with interesting daily activities on Tonle Sap Lake.
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