Tonle Sap – The natural wonder in Cambodia

The 2 Khmer wonders – The Angkor temples and the Tonle Sap

Sat Toung moored on Tonle Sap river
Sat Toung moored on Tonle Sap river

Cambodia has two absolutely extraordinary major sites.
– The first is known around the world, the Angkor temples, are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Their majesty and splendor have little equivalent in the world.
– The Tonle Sap Lake, which is just as fabulous, is an immense inland sea and contains a multitude of natural wonders. It was designated “Biosphere Reserve” by UNESCO in 1997. The latter, unlike the very famous Angkor temples, the donut yet its beneficent waters. Despite this, it remains very little explored, mainly because of its extremely limited accessibility.

Phocea Mekong cruises, the gateway to this wild world

Phocea Mekong Cruises is the only cruise that can achieve this enchantment, embarking for a comfortable cruise of 3 days and 2 nights aboard the Sat Toung.

Embark on a sweet but exceptional adventure

Thanks to the Sat Toung, a 26-meter wooden boat of traditional construction, embark on the Tonle Sap from the temples of Angkor – Siem Reap to reach the capital, Phnom Penh. Thus, it is the only cabin boat in Cambodia able to complete the entire cruise at least 7 months a year. So, you will discover breathtaking landscapes, in contact with the peoples of the water living in the middle of this unique ecosystem in the world.

Sat Toung

The Sat Toung was built by Khmer master carpenters especially to cruise on the Tonle Sap. For this, it has a draft of less than one meter, and can take you where no other boat passes. It only takes 4 cabins or 8 passengers per trip. Thus, you will discover the Tonle Sap in total respect of this wild and fragile nature in complete privacy, but in an extremely exclusive and eco-friendly way.