Think about a world that has no rush of getting anywhere and a place where you can splash or play in the water and get to admire really breathtaking views. The thought must have brought smile on your face. There are villages in the world where one can wake up with the thunderous music of waves and feel enchanted, delighted and then calm down. If you have a hectic schedule, then you really deserve a vacation at such places. To enjoy such holiday, explore the marvelous floating villages of the world where you can wake up in a delightful morning.
Situated close to Siem Reap, Tonle Sap Flaoting Village is built on the largest freshwater lake of Asia. This village is entirely independent as they have a diverse flora and fauna, including 300 different species of freshwater fishes, crocodiles, snakes, tortoises and turtles and about 100 species of water birds. Staying in this village will be an experience for all.
A group of about 44 artificially created islands that were inhabited by the Uros are here. For major travelers of Peru, these islands are must visit attractions. These artificial islands were created using the bundles of desiccated totora reeds. This calm village enjoys a very calm and traditional lifestyle and gives soothing experiences to the visitors.
This beautifully unique place dates back to 16th century. Stilt Village is positioned on the Nokoue Lake, which is located close to Cotonou. This floating village was set up by Tofinu people to save themselves from becoming slaves to European traders and it is one of the peaceful and scenic villages.
Positioned on the second largest lake of Myanmar, Yawnghwe is a mesmerizing floating village. It houses 17 hamlets, which are built on stilts. Small kayaks sell here freshly grown fruits and vegetables. You can find here really charming people moving around. The lifestyle of this scenic village is very interesting and makes it a treat for the nature lovers.
Wuzhen is a stunning destination floating over water and supposed to be one of the most amazing 6 ancient towns located on the Yangtze. This is a very old village and exists from last 6000 years. Appearing to be really scenic, the exclusivity of this village lies in its dwellings created using black bricks and gray tiles with white walls and stone bridges. It is a delightful place to visit in China.
Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most famous tourist attractions of Vietnam. The place has four villages currently where you can see floating houses. Due to rising tourism industry of the location, the lifestyle of the people staying here has changed a lot. They are not only limited to fishing or farming. Tourists can enjoy here a romantic boat ride and double the fun of being here.
Santa Cruz del Islote is the most populated island on whole earth. A surprising fact is that this island has an area of around 0.0046 square miles while its population is 1200. This charming floating village is encircled by a deep blue sea, which makes is an appealing place to visit. The houses of this village are constructed very closely while its remarkable background makes it a must visit place.
Often known as the Venice of China, Zhouzhuang is a wonderful water town with a history of around 700 years. The place is famous for its gorgeous landscapes, stunning brick houses and scenic bridges that enhance the charm of this floating village. To explore the beauty of this charming place, you may take a boat ride through its water lanes and enjoy its heavenly ambiance.
Located on the gorgeous Inle Lake – a freshwater lake, Kay Lar Ywa is known for its floating farms. Locals of the village grow fresh ingredients in the floating gardens of the village and live in their bamboo houses. They use a very old method of ‘leg rowing’ to travel on the waters.
Ko Panyi is an amazing place, which has taken the concept of floating village to a new height. Apart from being a gorgeous floating village, it also features a football pitch created using the old scraps of wood and fishing propels. This village enjoys amazing views of surroundings.
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