Koh Samseb boat tour – Half day

From: $5.40

Koh Samseb are an attractive group of Islands the Mekong river between Kratie and Stung Treng Border. Your boat driver will take you to visit the habitats of rare birds, floating forests and uninhabited sandy islands. This tour is an excellent way to explore the unique natural scenes on the Mekong.




In Koh Samseb you can discover many of the islands along the river, which are a fascinating insight into the Mekong. The area is rich in biodiversity such as the flooded forests and the endangered species of birds. You have opportunity for great adventures on the pristine white sandy beaches, in the warm crystal-clear Mekong river waters, and all in a hot tropical climate.

  • Transport to/from thirty island
  • Boat driver
  • Guide with limited English language skills
  • Add a picnic lunch to the half day tour for $4 per person
  • Other personal expenses such as drinks
  • Transport to/from Koh Samseb community.



Half Day Boat Tour:

2:00pm: Arrive at Koh Samseb community Office at Koh Koh Khnae
2:10pm: Make your way to the boat and go to some of the thirty islands including:
-Koh krang
-Koh Bamboo
-Koh High level sands
– go swimming and lay on the river beaches, or take photos of your trip
-continue to other islands to see the species of birds such as:
River Term, Darter White-Shouldered Ibis, Little Egret , Lesser Adjutant, Great Thick-knee, Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Red-wattled Lapwing, Grey-headed fish eagle, Mekong Wagtail Sunbird Woolly-necked and others.
5:30pm : Return to the office before departure or heading to your overnight homestay

Getting there

Phnom Penh to Koh Samseb Community

From Phnom Penh you need to take VIP bus service to Kratie (about 5 hours) and get off when you reach Kratie bus station.

You can book a bus to Kratie on Book Me Bus

Once you arrive in Kratie, you can call the local bus driver (the project manager can provide you with his number when you book.) It is about an hour from Kratie to Koh Khnae (which is the base for exploring Koh Samseb), heading north on National road 7.

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