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Kratie Lifestyle & Dolphin Watching Tour Day Trip

Kratie, Cambodia
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1 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people




Go off the beaten track to the west bank of the river where you will have a full day experience of true rural Cambodian life; seasonal crops, rice whiskey production, and noodle making. Be welcomed into the home of a village family. Share a delicious homemade meal featuring local products and specialties. Visit Kampi dolphin pool.

GROUP SIZE : Min. 2 – Max. 12 People
ACTIVITIES : Community Experiences, Cultural Immersion, Wildlife

Schedule Details

Duration: 6-7 hours
Pickup location: Pick-up from any centrally located hotels in Kratie.
Pickup time: 9.00 AM
Drop off location: Drop-off at any centrally located hotels in Kratie.


  • + Watch Irrawaddy river dolphins by boat
  • + Friendly, knowledgeable English speaking guide
  • + Learn history, culture and threats to the region
  • + Experience rice whisky, rice noodle production and seasonal farms
  • + See countryside and rural villages
  • + Motor-biking along the picturesque Mekong River


Detailed Program

We pick you up from your hotel in town and travel out of Kratie on the Old River Road, passing through a Vietnamese and Wat Rokakandal towards the ferry crossing point. As we wait for the ferry we can enjoy looking over to a floating village on the Mekong.

Having arrived on the west bank, we will visit attractions such as tobacco building, seasonal crops, Wat; learn how palm sugar is being produced in the season and relax alongside beautiful rice paddies, the perfect opportunity for photos. We might be able to try some delicious, freshly pressed sugar cane juice, A must for those with a sweet tooth.

Then, we visit local family’s home, where you can experience true rural Cambodian life, and meet local’s family, living on the banks of the Mekong. Here you will try traditional Cambodian food, home cooked over a wood fire. The meal will be cooked with local delicious fresh ingredients from the surrounding area, and fruit straight from our orchard. After lunch takes time to relax and ask any questions you might have about Cambodian life while sitting inside a traditional stilted wooden home.

Before returning to another ferry crossing, there are also opportunities to experience Khmer noodle and rice whiskey making.

Then, we catch Rusey Cha ferry across the Mekong and head not to Kampi, one of the many deep pools where the rare river dolphins gather to feed. We board a local boat and cruise out into the mighty Mekong for a chance encounter with these gentle mammals. Viewing is guaranteed. After enjoying an hour or more of dolphin viewing, we travel back to Kratie.

What to bring: Small backpack, mosquito repellent, sun cream, and hate

Note: For the ride in the back seat of the scooter sunglasses and a face mask in the dry season is recommended as some parts of the roads but are quite dusty. Riding yourself is on request.

* Itinerary is subject to change

This itinerary is written based on our tour research expeditions. It should be read in order to get a good general impression and NOT as a detailed hour by hour itinerary. As we care about your safety and always want to increase customer’s experience, AT Cambodia’s team can change parts of the tour due to weather terrain conditions depending on the season and customer requests. If the program is changed upon customer’s request, possible additional costs will be charged directly to customers.


  • + 1 lunch
  • + Transport by motorbike (you just sit behind the driver)
  • + All programs according to the description
  • + Private boat to view the dolphins
  • + Ferry crossing and entrance fees related to the itinerary
  • - Your accommodation in Town
  • - Any personal expenses
  • - Personal travel insurance
  • - Tips for guides & driver
  • - Any other items not mentioned
  • - Tips for the boatman or guide

Tour's Location

Kratie, Cambodia


What to bring
Mosquito repellent, sun cream and hat.
Dress standard
Dress respectfully for visiting in the local community. Trousers/skirt or knee length shorts and shirt/t-shirt that covers your shoulders are appropriate. Comfortable shoes or sandals suitable for walking are also recommended.
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Adventure Travel Cambodia

Member Since 2017

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