Located at the heart of Cambodia, Kampong Chhnang (the Pot of Pottery) province is the 15th largest province of Cambodia and one of the nine biosphere province of the Tonle Sap Lake, famous for its clay pot. Geographically, Kampong Chhnang shares borders with many province such as Kampong Thom , Kampong Cham , Kampong Speu and Pursat . Lying near the massive Tonle Sap with endless fish source and alluvial, the people living in Kampong Chhnang have a huge food suppliers and a great condition for rice plantation. Besides, you can see beautiful scenery where you can stop for a meal or taking some photos. When arrive, the best vehicle to travel and explore the sightseeing of Tonle Sap and Kampong Chhnang is a local boat. Besides, boat is also another great choice to discover the scenery
Visit local village and rice fields
Visit a local floating home and enjoy a drink with your host and learn about how life is lived on the water
Explore Tonle Sap Lake
Start the day with a transfer to a small provincial town located 1.5 hours north-west of Phnom Penh known as Kampong Chhnang, meaning “Port of Pottery”. It is famous for its beautiful landscape, iconic sugar palm trees that dot the landscape and where local villages produce pottery in the midst of the rice fields. The town is also home to one of the larger floating villages on the lake which is predominantly inhabited by Vietnamese traders, which you will visit upon arrival. Visit a local floating home and enjoy a drink with your host and learn about how life is lived on the water. Return to the mainland and transfer to Phnom Touch. Touch means small in Khmer and this tiny hill located near a modern pagoda offers stunning vistas over the Tonle SapLake. Enjoy a picnic in this picturesque setting before heading over sandy roads and through paddy fields to the pottery villages. Learn how the community makes pottery the traditional way and observe how sugar is collected from the palm trees. Let your guide assist you with translating if you are interested to learn more about village life. Admire the beautiful surroundings once more before heading back to Phnom Penh mid afternoon.
- English Speaking Guide
- A/C vehicle, cold water/towel
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance
- Extra food and beverages
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