Cruising is one of the most exciting ways to explore the laid-back and fantastic atmosphere of Cambodia. Particularly, the cruising route from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap showers the passengers with hundreds of sightseeing and photographing opportunities. The comfortable stay on the luxurious cruises satisfies the guests.

Phnom Penh is the dynamic capital with the gleaming gold Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. Meanwhile, Siem Reap is noted for the iconic Angkor Wat – the UNESCO World Heritage and the world’s largest religious monument. If you’re about to join the Cambodia Cruise Tours within the route from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, please go with some tips on hand!

Souvenir Tip

Provided that you’re on Toum Tiou II Cruise, which is ready at the Phnom Penh Port, you will be then cruising to Koh Chen Village. The villagers are good at the silver and copper smiting; therefore, they make many ornamental objects. So, if you have a chance to set foot in this village during the cruise tour from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, one tip for you is buying some lovely souvenirs; they are sold at the reasonable and even cheap prices.  After the village exploration, you will return to the Toum Tiou II and then head to Kampong Tralach and Kampong Chnang.

Food and Drink Tip

When you arrive in Kampong Chnang, just about 56 miles from Phnom Penh, it’s encouraged to visit this large fishing port on the Tonle Sap Lake. In fact, the town is famous for the fish farming and pottery ware. Besides, the specialty to relish is Thot Not juice water. Do remember to taste Thot Not and take pictures of Tonle Sap before you get back to the Cruise.

You may enjoy the delicious meals onboard. In this case, if you have the food allergy, please inform the tour operators in advance. But if you forget to tell the agent about this, check the food ingredients with the staffs or even the chefs on the cruise. Do everything to ensure that the food allergy will never ruin your holiday. Hey, it’s your vacation! That is the significant tips on food and drink. There are lots of mouth-watering dinner options to indulge the palate.

Season Tip for Cruise Tour In Siem Reap

When the cruise comes to Siem Reap, the homeland of the majestic Angkor Wat, you can witness the magnificent architecture and learn the history of the UNESCO masterpiece. Besides, there are lots of exclusive floating attractions to see around Siem Reap. But if you’re keen on visiting the floating villages, the important tip to do is checking out the low or high water season.

Informatively, the high water season lasts from July to December and the low water season runs from January to June. There are many attractions floating on the water to see including school, ice factory, church, pagoda, repair shop, police station, etc.

Please note that towards the end of March, it’s impossible to access the floating village. From the late March to June, the water level may prevent the speedboats from crossing the lake, but the passengers can be taken to Siem Reap by the river way on Cruise. So now, say “bon voyage” to Cambodia!

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Hoang AnhStart working in travel industry in Vietnam from 1995, I had the great chance to learn and seeing the change as well as the development of tourism in our country. After quite long time working in different positions in some well-known international travel companies, I found that with my passion and knowledge, I can offer better value and discovery on tours in Vietnam to the travelers.