KOH PDAO ECOTOURISM
Explore Cambodian wildlife and eco-systems
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Koh Pdao is well known for its fresh water dolphins living in the Mekong River. Travellers can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Mekong River scenery while watching Irrawaddy dolphins swimming next to their boat. In the evenings beautiful sunsets will turn the river into a golden banner.
- 1-3 bedrooms in a traditional house with bed, mattress, mosquito net, sheets, blankets, pillows
- Local style toilet and shower
- Limited electricity
- Provides drinking water
LOCAL AREA & ACTIVITIES
- Watching the fresh water Irrawaddy dolphins living in the Mekong.
- Khmer traditional dances
- Cooking lessons
- Cycling along the island
- Swimming in the streams
- Attending guided walks through the mangrove forest
- Doing a boat trip
- Experiencing traditional livelihoods and enjoying the rural Cambodian lifestyle
GETTING THERE & TRANSPORT
You can reach Kratie Town by bus, minibus or taxi from Phnom Penh along National Road Number 6 and 7. Koh Pdao is approximately 40km away from Kratie Town. It is a 45 minutes drive from Kratie Town by taxi or motor taxi and another 20 to 30 minutes by a slow boat down the Mekong River.
NOT TO BE MISSED
The main attraction of Kratie province and Koh Pdao ecotourism site are the fresh water Irrawaddy dolphins living in the Mekong. Besides this Kratie offers beautiful sunsets, a fascinating landscape on the Mekong River and a nice river beach during dry season. Visitors can learn about traditional Khmer livelihoods and enjoy Khmer traditional dances or prepare local Khmer dishes. You can also go trekking in the village or into the jungle, as well as cycling or taking a boat trip around the island.
1 – 2 DAYS STAY
You can easily spend several days at this beautiful spot, just enjoying the slow pace of rural life. We would recommend to combine the visit to this site with some of the other ecotourism sites around Kratie or one day stop off at Kratie city.