The Water Festival, or Bon Om Tuk, is the greatest occasion in the Cambodian calendar. Celebrated to mark the end of the monsoon season and the turning of the waters in the great Tonle Sap, hundreds of thousands of Cambodians flock to the capital, Phnom Penh, to join in the festivities.
Mekong Sunset Cruise
Mekong Sunset Cruise, Cambodia
Transfer to the Mekong river jetty and board the boat for an evening cruise on the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers. The scene is one of peace and tranquillity as the sun sets over the city and local villagers come down to the water's edge to bathe.
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Other experiences in Phnom Penh
These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.
Visiting the Stung Meanchey municipal dump is quite a challenging experience as hundreds of children are scavenging here in terrible conditions. However, some organisations such as PSE and CCF are doing a great job helping them towards a better life.