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PP to SR: bus vs. boat

  • EmBees

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    Wondering if folks have opinions on whether it was better to take the bus or the boat from Phenom Penh to Siem Reap? And/or where I should look for more info on what the boat option is like. I think I'll be taking a slow boat from Chau Doc to PP - are those to SR similar?


    #1 Posted: 15/12/2008 - 08:06

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  • somtam2000

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    The boat trip from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is scenic at the start and the end -- the middle is pretty boring. If the weather is good I'd sit on the roof, with a big fat hat and a litre of sunscreen -- I'd avoid sitting downstairs if possible. If it's raining, catch the bus.

    Most tend to do it once, and the bus thereafter. The bus is cheaper and faster.

    #2 Posted: 16/12/2008 - 10:02

  • jungleland

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    Agree on the P.P. -S.R. trip, it's a rip off. The boat(s) trip between C.D. and P.P. is much more picturesque and enjoyable, just six other folk on board when i last did it, take some snacks and drink.

    #3 Posted: 16/12/2008 - 10:37

  • Apoloplaza

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    10th January, 2009
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    I want to go to PP by baot. Is it good or not?

    #4 Posted: 11/1/2009 - 20:07

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