Explore Siem Reap's beyond tours. Tonle Sap Lake, Beyond temples. Local market, an extemely khmer snacks at road # 60, this ecosystem sites was classified as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1997, as you explore by remork (Cambodian tuk tuk bike cycles ) with an English local speaking guide. Leaving Siem Reap, travel through the countryside to Tonle Sap Lake. The Tonle Sap one of the world’s most productive bodies of fresh water. In the wet season, the Tonle Sap Lake swells to 12,000 km. During the dry half of the year, the lake shrinks to as small as 2500 km, draining into the Tonle Sap River. Each year, millions of fish come to spawn in the seasonally flooded forest surrounding the lake, attracting a myriad of water birds as well as people 3 millions, five provinces, who have settled in villages along the shores and who live with the rhythm of the water. To Take a boat trip around village on the lake to see floating villages and get a taste for life ruled by monsoonal rains and water-based agriculture. Afterwards jump back on the tuk tuk to return to Siem Reap. Take the back roads back to town and witness seasonal agricultural activities like cricket catching, rice planting and harvesting, smoking fish, fish paste (prohoc making), duck farming. Stop at a local village to pick up Khmer snacks and explore. Visit a Buddhist monastery or Traveler can experience on farm where we meet and touch aninimal or feeding or local ride on oxcard vegetable farm walking tours. before heading home.