Dolphin Encounter is a half day tour for those who have limit time to explore around Kratie. This tour will help to get to know the highlights of Kratie province and move your journey. It allows you to spot the rare and endanger species of the Irrawaddy dolphins (Mekong Fresh water dolphins), a short overview to the Buddhism in the region as well as taste the unique food of Kratie.
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Meet your English speaking guide at Le Tonle Training Restaurant for tour pre-tour orientation. He will present you the brief info of Kratie province and the Mekong River and the tour schedule of the day.
Next, you will jump on the Tuk Tuk departure for the dolphin pool which is around 13km from Kratie or 40mn ride (Share tuk tuk). Along the way you will have the opportunity to see the local way of life such as their economic activities, their traditional wooden house etc. Your guide will give you the information about the culture a bit after you have arrived to the dolphin pool and answer to your questions if you have.
And then you and your English speaking guide will inform you about the dolphin conservation project in the region just before you jump on the boat to explore them in its natural habitat.
Later on, you will leave the dolphin pool heading for Sambok hill where you will learn about the pagoda and Buddhism in region and do little walking up the hill. Your English speaking guide will stop at sticky rice village to taste the sticky rice and return direct to Le Tonle Training restaurant for tour de-brief & enjoy your meal. End of the tour.
Tour Price: 35.00$ per person (Start from at least 2 pax)
Tour Duration: Around 4 – 5 hours
Tour Starts: Everyday at 8:00am / 1:30pm from Le Tonle Training Restaurant
Tour Ends: 12:00pm / 5:30pm at Le Tonle Training Restaurant, St.3, Kratie Town.
Destination: Kampin Dolphin Pool (The biggest dolphin pool along the Mekong River), Sambok Mountain (a pagoda on a hill) & Thmor Kre village (the village that produced the sticky rice in the bamboo).
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