Kratie Half Day Dolphin Encounter


Kratie Province, Cambodia.

3.5 hours

BOOK DIRECT NOW & SAVE $$$

We guarantee best value for money if you book direct.

* Refer to booking conditions
* Special price for families with children
* Cost – depends on group size This price is per person in a twin/double share room. Booking for a greater number of people (ie. 5 people) you will receive a discount rate if compare to booking for 2 people. Please refer to the for details of what is included in the cost.

$25/pers
Number of Traveler 1pax 2pax 3pax 4pax +
Price (Per Person in USD) $45 $30 $28 $25
Number of Traveler Price (Per Person in USD)
1pax $45
2pax $30
3pax $28
4pax + $25

Tour Snapshot

Board a local boat and cruise out on the mighty Mekong River to get up close to freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins at Kampi, 15 km north of Kratie. Witness one of the most endangered mammals in their natural habitat. You’re a key for financial support that provides funding for the protection and study of these endangered mammals. Trip takes 3-5 hours and can be started at any time of the day from Kratie Town.

Highlights

  • Watch Irrawaddy river dolphins by boat
  • Journey through rural villages along the Mighty Mekong
  • Friendly, knowlegable English speaking guide
  • Learn history, culture and threats to the region

Schedule details

  • Duration:
    3.5 hours
  • Pickup location:

    Pick-up from any centrally located hotels in Kratie.

  • Pickup time:
    8.30 AM or 2.30 PM
  • Drop off location:

    Drop-off at any centrally located hotels in Kratie.

  • Activities:
    Dolphin Spotting and Sightseeing Tours
  • Trip code:
    KTEHDE
kratie-half-day-dolphin-encounter-tour-map

Itinerary

You will be picked up by your guide and local remok (tuk tuk) or motor bike from the hotel in Kratie and travel on the old national route 7 along the river bank towards Kampi. One of the many deep pools where the rare river dolphins gather to feed. Along the way, we journey pass through a village that produces the delicious snacks, famous sticky rice packed in bamboo (krolan) and pickle raw fish in banana leaf (Nhem). Thma Kreae village is particularly famous for Krolan. This tasty snack is famous all over Cambodia and locals would never leave Kratie Province without buying a stock for relatives and friends back home. A must to try at least once.

Having arrived to Kampi, we board a local boat and cruise out into the mighty Mekong for a chance encounter with these gentle mammals. Viewing is guaranteed. Tour boats will take you closer to these shy and sensitive mammals. If you listen carefully you might hear the dolphin breath through the blowhole on the top of its head. After enjoying an hour or more of dolphin viewing, we travel back to Kratie.

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. Cambodian Pride Tours works with the local people; we can change parts of the tour due to weather terrain conditions depending on the season and customer requests.

Inclusions

Meals

  • None

Transport

Motor bike (1 person) or Motorized Tuk Tuk (2 persons and up)

Included activities

  • All programs according to the description
  • Private boat to view the dolphins

Exclusions

The price of the tour does not include

  • Any personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips for guides & driver
  • Any other items not mentioned
  • Tips for the boat man or guide

What our  Customers say

Excellent experience with these guys. Unfortunately had to postpone due to travel issues and they were incredibly helpful, went the next week and loved it. Arranged everything via email before arrival to Kratie, picked us up in a Tuk Tuk as requested and took us to the site. During the journey we were given lots of interesting information (excellent English) and offered some traditional foods. The tour itself was amazing! Just the two of us, our guide and the driver on the boat, took us out to a very peaceful spot where we sat for well over an hour watching the incredible river dolphins. Free drinks were provided for us too. Once we were ready, we were taken back home.

Lucy Backhouse – TripAdvisor

It was just my brother and I with the amazing tour guide who has grown up and lived in Kratie his whole life so knows everything you could possibly want to know! Excellent English and was happy to answer all or our questions on the way. (About the trip and anything else). Had the boat to ourselves and we saw the dolphins as soon as we were in the river, the whole time we were out we kept seeing the dolphins. It was truly an amazing experience! Afterwards he took us to the rapids which is only there for 3 months of the year and is where locals go to chill out. The perfect guide with all the local knowledge you need. Worth every penny.

Tia H – TripAdvisor

Similar tours you may like

kratie-2-day-mekong-cycling-adventure
2 Days From $75
Kratie Province, Cambodia.
Cycle along the Mekong River in Kratie through rural countryside and villages, dolphins by boat, homestay with a local family, taste traditional meals...

kratie-2-day-cycling-adventure-tour-map

-mekong-biological-experiences
06 Days
Explore the mighty Mekong with biological Experiences at its most beautiful part as well as sample rural life and visit the fresh water Irrawaddy dolphins...

mekong-biological-experiences-map

Couldn't find suitable trip for yourself? Let us help you!

Please kindly send us your ideas about the cruise, departure date, itinerary, destinations or anything about your group. We will send you the most suitable trip and best offers quickly!

Request a quote
TripAdvisor-Excellence-Badge

Get the Truth, Then Go

We're highly recommended on TripAdvisor & here's what our clients say about us.
See reviews

Lonely_Planet

Lonely Planet Mentioned

Local tours website operated by two enthusiastic young guides from the Kratie area keen to promote real life experiences.

ON INSTAGRAM

Road Preah Sihanouk, Andeng Don Village, Krokor Commune, Kratie, Kratie Province, Cambodia, 10108
WhatsApp / Line / Call / Text Msg 24/7

+855 88 836 4758

*Do not worry about when you are in different cities in case you like to meet then our local staffs will come to see you in your request place.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This