Koh Oknha Tey Island (Silk Island, Cambodia, Chong Koh Village)

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Koh Oknha Tey Island cruise port

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Asia Rivers

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2020-07-09 14:46

min: 79 °F (26 °C) / max: 92 °F (34 °C) 92°F
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Wind: 174°/ 1.2 m/s  Gust: 1.3 m/sWind: 174°/ 1.2 m/s  Gust: 1.3 m/sVery Light
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Min / Max Temperature92 °F / 34 °C
79 °F / 27 °C
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Koh Oknha Tey (aka Silk Island) is a beautiful island on Mekong River visited as a "cruise port" destination popular for the river kayaking and Tuk-Tuk excursions to the “silk islands” and their authentic silk weaving arts.

Koh Oknha Tey Island (Cambodia)

Tourists are allowed to witness the entire process, to learn all about the silkworms, how the silk thread is looped, and dyed. Beautifully-crafted Khmer silk fabrics and accessories are also available for purchase.

As a cruise port, Koh Oknha Tey is included in the Mekong cruise schedule of the riverboat AmaDara (2015-built ship owned by AmaWaterways). The next table show's the 7-day itinerary (between homeports Saigon and Kampong Cham) with prices starting from ~USD 1800 pp (double occupancy rates).

Date / TimePort
05 AugDeparting from Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
06 AugCai Be, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
06 AugSa Dec, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
07 AugTan Chau, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
08 AugPhnom Penh, Cambodia
09 AugOudong, Cambodia
09 AugKampong Tralach, Cambodia
09 AugPhnom Penh, Cambodia
10 AugKoh Oknha Tey, Cambodia
11 AugAngkor Ban, Cambodia
11-12 Aug (overnight)Arriving in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

Chong Koh Village

Chong Koh is a Mekong River cruise port (small village) on Koh Oknha Tey that was recently developed as cruise ship tourism attraction. Locals are engaged in farming, fishing, and silk weaving. Each family in the village has a wood-made loom machine powered by foot pedals. Here tourists can purchase reasonably-priced traditional Khmer headscarfs.

Chong Koh Village (Cambodia) river cruise port

Despite the fact that Chong Koh (the "silk village") is visited by numerous cruise boats, its residents remain friendly. Culture and art attract many international tourists via cruise tour excursion to Cambodia. The village has a temple with pagoda, beautiful Buddha sculpture, and statues of animals.

Port Koh Oknha Tey Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Koh Oknha Tey Island, Silk Island, Cambodia, Chong Koh Village. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
8 August, 2020
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaDara
11 August, 2020
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaDara
22 August, 2020
Saturday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaDara
25 August, 2020
Tuesday
AmaWaterways Cruises cruise lineAmaDara
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