Mekong River Dolphin, Kratie

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Get in touch with nature as you keep your eyes peeled for the incredibly beautiful Mekong River Dolphin in its natural habitat. Go on a boat tour, where you'll see the endangered dolphins swimming around you, framed by a background of natural scenery and rural villages. To reach the boat tour, you’ll go on a short, bumpy adventure on a motorbike. Once you're on the water, your English-speaking guide will inform you about the local culture, history, and traditions. Put Mekong River Dolphin on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kratie online tour planner .
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  • Population is declining, this attraction is non-existing anymore in the next decade I guess... Anyway it was a nice late afternoon peaceful boat ride and we saw the dolphins so that's a plus :-) You c...  more »
  • You must specify: the river tour, especially if done on time of sunset, it is pricey but lovely. Other than the judgment about the Dolphin view. Few, far, difficult to identify. In short, to be taken for what it is, a nice exit on the Mekong River.
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  • And Yes we spotted Dolphins. Its a nice experience, going by the yellow boats. And with luck you see the fins and back of a couple of dolphins. Kids liked it a lot. The trip is somewhat short, 30-40 m...  more »

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Established as a backpacker destination but attracting a broader range of visitors in recent years, Kratie offers an eclectic selection of sleeping options. Most backpacker-friendly guesthouses sit near the edge of the Mekong and provide dorm rooms or private suites with shared bathrooms. Some larger hotels and small eco-friendly resorts have sprung up in recent years, providing more upscale private rooms and additional facilities, including pools, onsite restaurants, and tour booking facilities.
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