Chong Kneas Floating Village, Siem Reap

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Cycle around or take a boat tour of Chong Kneas Floating Village, where hundreds of boat houses make up one of the many floating household settlements close to Siem Reap. Expect to encounter extreme poverty and poor living conditions, which may make this an uncomfortable visit for many. You'll get a sense of the life here, which depends on the unpredictable lake, touring sights such as a floating classroom of an elementary school. Watch water buffalos shoulder-deep in mud, and imagine life in a shack on stilts stuck in the lakeshore. With our world travel planner, Siem Reap attractions like Chong Kneas Floating Village can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We took a tuk tuk to the entrance thinking that doing it on our own and not part of a tour would save us money. We were then charged $25 each, which included a boat that took us down the river to the ...  more »
  • don't go, stay at your hotel and enjoy swimming rather than go lose you on this useless thing no interest
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  • We were very disappointed with the trip to Chong Kneas floating village. We were there for around an hour and only circled the outer edge of the village, so we could not really see any of the people g...  more »

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