Home stay in countryside
(18 km east of Siem Reap town)

After a full afternoon riding by buffalo cart and walking through countryside and villages, extend your trip with an overnight stay in a peaceful and picturesque village.
Experience simple but comfortable accommodation with a local family, share daily activities and learn to cook some typical Cambodian dishes.

In the following morning you will have ample time to meet and talk with locals to gain insights into living conditions and share some experiences.
If you wish you can get hands-on and participate in some local work (gardening, rice planting, transport to market, etc). Learn to create handicrafts in rattan, palm leaves or bamboo, finish by a tour at the local market.

Departure at 13.30 p.m and return the day after at 12.30 p.m

 car de cuisine                Balade à pied                trek  around Siem Reap

Home stay to Kompong Kleang on Tonle Sap Lake
(45 km south-east of Siem Reap town)

In the early afternoon discover Kompong Kleang village by motor boat, then access the outskirts of the lake where villagers will paddle you to the flooded forest and to the Vietnamese village. Here your guide will give you information about the hydrology of the area and useful plants for medicine and cooking. Learn about local activities of fishermen, unique human adaptations and the amazing ecosystem of the Tonle Sap Lake.
Immerse yourself in the experience of sleeping in a local house in this fishing community. Share the daily life of the host family and enjoy the delicious Cambodian fish.

The following morning you will go for a walk around the village, allowing you to meet local people, visit the village market, primary school and pagoda and see the streets activities (boat repairing, making fishing traps, fish processing…)
Then, visit other part of the village where villagers grow cat fish ‘’trey pra’’ and black fish ‘’treyras’’’and ‘’trey ondeng’’.
Back at the house, take time to prepare traditional Cambodian dishes with your host family. Take advantage of the serenity of the village and relax in one of the hammocks.

Departure at 13.30 p.m and return the day after at 14.00 p.m

 tour to Tonlé Sap                tours authentiques                tour sur le lac Tonlé Sap

Home stay to Prek Toal on Tonle Sap Lake
(45 km south-west of Siem Reap town)

The trips starts with a one hour travel over the Tonle Sap, reaching Prek Toal floating village. Visit interesting places and activities including floating gardens, fishing raising farm, croc raising farm, a local school and pagoda.
In the late afternoon enjoy the sunset colors on the lake shore, then return to a local host family for dinner and to spend the night in a floating house.

The following day, discover the bird sanctuary in the center of the flooded forest with a specialized guide. The 21.000 ha of flooded forest welcome the largest water bird colonies of South East Asia such as pelicans, ibis, storks, fish eagles, and cormorants.
During your visit, you will receive detailed information concerning the ecology and hydrology of the Tonle Sap, fishing techniques, social village organization and the conservation and nature protection projects done here.
Physiological adaptations of the flora will also be introduced, along with useful plants for medicine and cooking. After the bird sanctuary, return to the village to visit the water hyacinth workshop ‘’Saraï “managed by a group of women. Then stop for lunch in your host house before going back to Siem Reap.

Departure at 13.30 p.m and return the day after at 14.00 pm

 walking tour                tour à Prek Toal                trek in villages