Overview

Private boat from Siem Reap to Battambang by Traditional Wooden Boats from Siem Reap to Battambang is available from August to February. The trip takes between six or eight hours, depending on the season and how high the water level is, and which direction you are going; the trip from Siem Reap to Battambang is shorter than the other way around. The views are gorgeous, passing by many small fishing villages, allowing visitors to get a sense of life on Cambodia’s riverside. If you’re considering taking the boat, know that is possible from August until February, it is the best time to take it due to higher water levels. 

Itinerary

We pick you up from your hotel in Siem Reap and transfer to the port to take the boat from Siem Reap to Battambang, it is the most beautiful boat trip in Cambodia from to Siem Reap to Battambang. The other way around is also possible. It offers the opportunity to watch life on and around the river during the tour. It is a long boat trip, in which the season is decisive for the duration and the boat trip is available from August to February. Along the way, you pass a lot of floating villages where the population lives. You see fishermen standing in the water with their nets and also see very large boats sailing with immense fishing nets. Traders, often women, sail with their boats along the cottages and try to sell their stuff. Sometimes such a boat arrives and the trader comes aboard to sell to some of the tourists. Children play in the water. It gives a very authentic picture of life on and along the river. The boat moors in one of these villages. You can stretch your legs here, enjoy lunch and visit the bathroom. Totally it is the unique boat trip and the authentic images of life on the river you just don’t see from the bus.
Arrival at Battambang and the boat dock near the city center at Khmer Prahok Market
NOTE:
  • Traveling by Traditional Wooden Boat, it is available to book from August to February
  • You will be notified about exact time of pick up when your booking is confirmed.
  • Transfers from the hotel in Siem Reap to the pier are included in the cost of the trip.
  • Drop off at Pier in Battambang near city center at Khmer Prahok Market
What's included 
  • Pick up from your hotel at Siem Reap to pier ( please provide us your hotel name and hotel address )
  • Drop off at Pier in Battambang near city center at Khmer Prahok Market
  • Private Boat transfer from Siem Reap to Battambang
  • Professional driver
  • All toll fees
  • Local taxes
What's not included
  • Accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities