Tonle Sap

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Ton·le Sap

 (tŏn′lā săp′, säp′)
A lake of central Cambodia. It is the largest lake in southeast Asia.

Tonle Sap

(ˈtɒnlɪ ˈsæp)
(Placename) a lake in W central Cambodia, linked with the Mekong River by the Tonle Sap River. Area: (dry season) about 2600 sq km (1000 sq miles); (rainy season) about 10 000 sq km (3860 sq miles)

Ton•le Sap

(ˈtɒn leɪ ˌsɑp)
a lake in W Cambodia, draining into the Mekong River.
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Ngan requested the Cambodian government to pay more attention to the plight of 1,860 ethnic Vietnamese families who were relocated from the Tonle Sap Lake to live on the mainland.
CCTG's The City Gate mixed development will include construction of office buildings, a commercial complex, an arts centre, a cultural square, resorts, condominiums, a five-star hotel, an exhibition centre and a public park, along the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh.
It occupies a large stretch of Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, and is home to many traditional houses and floating stores.
Tour highlights A guided tour of Bangkok including the Grand Palace and the Golden Buddha Make the scenic journey to the Cambodian border and French colonial Battambang Cruise across Tonle Sap - South East Asia's 'Great Lake' Two full days' at Siem Reap include phenomenal Angkor Wat A city tour of Phnom Penh Journey along the Mekong River by fast passenger boat The floating market at Cai Rang Visit 'HCMC' - the former Saigon See the infamous Cu Chi tunnel complex, Viet Cong hideaway Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager 12 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation, eight dinners and six lunches, two nights on the aircraft, return flights and transfers *Applies to bookings made by 30th Apr 2018.
In Cambodia, row after row of nets line up in Tonle Sap River from October until March to catch bounties of fish as they flock downstream.
PHNOM PENH: The ADB reached three project loan agreements with Cambodian government to provide support for road network improvement, provincial water supply and sanitation, and smallholder farmers development in Tonle Sap.
The Luxury trip of Cambodia and Vietnam is starting from Siem Reap where you can explore one of the most famous heritages site in the world the Angkor Complex with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, the great wonders of the world Angkor Wat and a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake.
Three sites were from the Mekong River along the Thailand-Lao PDR border, one from the Mekong River in Cambodia and one from Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
in Cambodia, such food includes Kampot pepper, marsh weed limnophila, termitomyces mushrooms and the small Tonle sap puffer fish.
A packed lunch kept us going on the journey and a comfort stop gave us the chance to get close to the phenomenon that is Tonle Sap - the largest freshwater lake in southeast Asia.
Tour highlights u A guided tour of Bangkok, scenic journey to the Cambodian border, cruise across Tonle Sap, Siem Reap including Angkor Wat, a city tour of Cambodian capital Phnom Penh and a journey along the Mekong River u Visit 'HCMC' - the former Saigon, the floating market at Cai Rang and see the infamous Cu Chi tunnel complex uFully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager u 12 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation, eight dinners and six lunches, return flights and transfers Visit Call 0330 160 7727 QUOTE BPM These holidays are organised & operated by Newmarket Air Holidays Ltd.
He also highlights the Tonle Sap in Cambodia, host to one of the world's most important inland fisheries, with species that migrate there from the Mekong.