Mekong River Cruise and Silk Island Tour from Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cruise the Mekong River to the island of Koh Oknha Tei on this 7-hour tour. Visit local silk weavers to learn about their process and enjoy a meal on your boat. Escape the city and enjoy the sights of rural Cambodia on this relaxing cruise.
Escape the city with a Mekong River adventure and a tour of the famous Koh Oknha Tei, Silk Island, departing daily from Phnom Penh.
You will be picked up from your hotel or guesthouse by your English-speaking guide shortly before 8am. Travel by tuk tuk to the riverside to board the boat for the day. Float down the Tonle Sap River, passing stunning scenery as the city fades into the background. Relax with the peace and quiet of the countryside. See locals at work as you sail past farms, fishermen, floating villages and islands.
Arrive at the island of Koh Oknha Tei after an approximately 1 hour and 45 minute cruise. On the island, your guide will lead you to the beautiful pagoda of Wat Chong Koh which is filled with colorful statues and stunning architecture.
Next, visit a silk weaver, where you will learn how they make silk. Speak to the silk weavers and watch as they make new products, which you will have the opportunity to purchase.
Return to your boat for a freshly prepared Khmer BBQ meal and two drinks. There is also a full bar stocked with soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits for purchase. Enjoy your meal as your boat returns past rural Cambodia to Phnom Penh. Once back in the city, your guide will transfer you back to your hotel, guesthouse or another central location.