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Meychrey Floating Village

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A few glimpses into Cambodian lakeside lifestyle

A rather long, dusty and bumpy car ride (from Kampong Chhnang) brought us to the office of Natural... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
zenu
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London
Amazing

So glad we went just at the end of the rainy season so we could actually see this village on stilts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RuthyGlasgow
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Glasgow
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Puok district | Siem Reap Province, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we went just at the end of the rainy season so we could actually see this village on stilts and everyone going about their business on boats. There are so many houses with children and their animals there too - dogs, cats, pigs,...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

new kind of experience i have ...it's great thing to see the peoples are living on river.....very nice weather...

Thank Sumanta P
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice trip, it’s lest touristic , very good boat trip, visiting family house, seeing crocodiles, worth a tour

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

A rather long, dusty and bumpy car ride (from Kampong Chhnang) brought us to the office of Natural Community Based Tourism Merchrey (clean toilets but stock up on tissues). Another 20 km (passing farm land, villages) of a dustcart road and we arrived at the...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Waste of time to go there. The lake is not a lake anymore and once we arrived we decided not to do the boat tour because it was such a tourist scam. The police man though decided to yell at us and didn’t allow us...More

Thank ANNA G
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A great trip out by boat to the floating village. Must be sure you have plenty of time to see the whole place. Also be sure to stop at the shop in the floating village and buy something. They have crocodiles in a cage out...More

Thank HMPaleo
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I have never been anywhere like this. It is poor, dirty, polluted yet beautiful. We visited the school and the store. The whole thing is surreal, everything is floating on incredibly muddy water. Will never forget this place.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

They didn't have any respect to me, their customer. They changed the boat driver several times without telling me anything. At the end a 13 and 8 year old boys drove me back, they were playing the whole ride. The younger wanted to give me...More

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is an unforgettable experience and must visit site in Siem Reap The boat trip is cost around 20 $. But the safety and the service provided for the price is not sufficient. They do not provide life jackets unless you force them to do...More

1  Thank Fisher5478
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Mechrey floating village is the amazing place which can escort us to meet experience of fishing, life on the lake as we can visit good view of natural tree in the large lake in Cambodia, ancient pagoda, crocodile, floating house school and traditional market.At...More

1  Thank Happy H
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Response from dannisraj | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, im sorry i cant since i was just a tourist there and not a local guy and as far as i know there is no other way for you to get to this village but through the jetty. Its a standard practise due to water level... More
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