The first thing to do here is to buy a ticket for 20 dollars per person. If there are four or six people on the ticket, they can charter a boat. Every boat has a child on it. You can tip him a little. The boat will be on a platform in thirty to fifty minutes. Then you can go into the mangrove with five dollars. I suggest you go in. It's not interesting if you don't go in. Unfortunately, it's not a particularly good day these days, and you can't see a beautiful sunset.
Kungbanglu Marsh Forest is a part of Donglisa Lake. We take a boat to the rest place in the lake. There is a simple pontoon wharf and a restaurant for everyone to rest. Here we change our hands and row boats. Two people in one boat are comfortable to lie down. An aunt rows a boat to take us to swim in the water forest. For the first time, we see such a beautiful scenery in the lake. Growing dense trees, the boat walks among them, experiencing the tranquility and comfort, and also admiring the wonder of nature. The boat rows across the lake with sparkling waves, lush trees, and sometimes there are boats for sale shuttling back and forth. The scenery is very beautiful and unforgettable. The cost of the boat is $5 per person, but I think it's very worthwhile to experience it.
Deeply shocked me, here is not only a large area, but such a large area of water as a city. The boat, like a car, travels along the waterway to the lake, across the shop, across the school, across the church, and across the smoky family on the water. Here I can only sigh, sigh the magic here, guess the people's thoughts and lifestyle here.
Kungbanglu is 20 kilometers away from Siem Reap. You need to take a bus to the lake first, and then go by Cruise boat. It's a $20 ticket. You can also take a local boat. I was on a local boat with a small partner and charged us $8.5 per person. I saw the same scenery as a cruise ship. But there is no guarantee of safety on the local ship. It's safer for everyone to take a cruise ship. If you take a boat, you can throw water bags to play, fill the plastic bags with water, tie them up, see a boat coming, you can throw water bags at people on board.
Floating Village and Flooded ForestWe wanted to see a floating village which is pretty much a village on stilts, it was about a half hour tuk tuk ride out of Siem Reap. It was an amazing sight. Seeing the people go about their daily lives in a home above water was such a learning experience. They have floating shops and restaurants. We stopped at one cafe and had something to drink. I realized that it was their home as well and they welcomed us back to take a look. It looked to sleep about 6 people, I saw a newborn baby sleeping in a hammock out back. I can see the water through the floorboards. After going through the floating village, they took us on a smaller row boat into the flooded forest. It is exactly how it sounds. We are in water looking at the top of trees as the water level is so high, the trees are under water. This side trip is a must and a great break after seeing the dozen temples around Angkor.
水上村庄空邦鲁 authentic...15+3 dollar entrance fee.totally worthy. the most interesting stuff is on the way there, due to rain season, all the roads are flooded, tuktuk just driving right in something nothing less than a tiny river, yet every cambodian live, play and work in the water as usual.kids ll climb on tuktuk to hitchhike a little, i even saw a elderly woman sitting in the water, meditating...as to kongpong phluk itself, they are minding their own business, so people can always get the most authentic experience. i wish i could stay much longer.
Siem Reap, a scenic spot above Lake Donglisa, there are many water houses, you can go shopping!
There are about 3,500 Vietnamese living in the Kungbanglu swamp forest, exiled from the waterway to Cambodia during the war. Because they were so poor that they could not afford to return home and rebuild their homes, they lived here. They live in floating houses.
In my option the second best village on the Tonle Sap. Here you will see the bamboo stilted houses and take a boat ride along the Tonle Sap. The boat ride is usually 1.5 to 2 hours. Still not very touristy, which is nice, and a great way to see rural fishing life. If you come after the rainy season ( November to Feb ) you can explore the flooded forest. Get a small canoe and boat through the mangrove trees, really nice.