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  • Kampot

    Located: South West of Cambodia (Cardamom Mountains)

    Total area: 4,873 square kilometers

    Population: 627,884 people

    Capital of the province: Kampot City

    08 Districts: Angkor Chey, Banteay Meas, Chhuk, Chum Kiri, Dang Tong, Kampong Trach, Tuek Chhou, Krong Kampot


    Kampot province is located in the Southwest of Cambodia. It borders the provinces of Sihanoukville to the west, Takeo and Kep and Vietnam to the east, Koh Kong and Kampong Speu to the north and a 45 km coastline on the Gulf of Thailand.

    The provincial capital is named Kampot which is located near the base of the Elephant Mountains and the famous Bokor Hill Station. When you visit Kampot, you may find quietness, peaceful in countryside area.

    Local tour operators will give you a very competitively tour for popular day tour like: Kep Beach, Rabbit Island, Bokor Hill Station, and countryside tours..

    In Kampot, you also could visit several other attractions including pre-Angkorian ruins and caves, jungle trekking, bicycling tours, river cruises, island trips, fishing trips, isolated beaches, pepper plantations, bamboo train rides and some beautiful rural countryside.

    Old French colonial buildings which are still in good condition, is very popular to tourists. Visiting the near beaches or the small islands of Kep is another options for your trip.

    Nowadays, Kampot province is also well known for the quality of its fruits (durian, coconut, mango, etc.), its sea salt and of course the famous Kampot Pepper. The special fresh climate and soil as well as the experience of pepper farmers make this pepper unique and recognized on worldwide.

    Bokor Hill Station

    Bokor Hill Station is a complex of French colonial buildings: hotel & casino, church, royal residence etc. It was built as a luxury resort which is place to retreat for French colonial officers. It is located on the top of Bokor Mountain in Preah Monivong National Park. It is about 37 km west of Kampot city. You also could visit Povokvil Waterfalls, north east of Bokor Hill Station

    The Hill Station is 1,080 meters high. You should travel by 4WD or motorbike as the road is bad and this 30km journey could takes a lot longer than you would think.

    On arrival Bokor Hill Station, you will watch the spectacular views of the Gulf of Thailand. The view out to a sapphire sea across a vertiginous drop to dense emerald green jungle from what was the terrace of the Palace is remarkable. The hill station buildings include a Catholic church and an old hotel and other entertainment buildings.


    Prek Thnout

    Prek Thnout is located in the mountains of Bokor National Park, between Sihanouk Ville and Kampot Town. It can be reached by bus, minibus or taxi.

    Prek Thnout offers a great scenery to travelers. You can follow the boardwalk of the mangrove forests to one of the waterfalls or take a guided walk to learn about the environment, traditional ceremonies and food cooked by local people. At night, fireflies often appear that makes the atmosphere more beautiful. You also could learn more about rattan or bamboo products which are grown in Kampot Province.


    Boat trip

    Take a 15km boat trip tour from Kampong Bye River runs from Teuk Chou Rapids via Kampot town to the Gulf of Thailand. Observe the daily life of locals at two sides of river.

    Watching stunning view of Elephant Mountain Range in the background, mangroves upriver and small villages dotted around. In late afternoon, it is cool and birds are active is the best time to cruise on river. And watch sun sets behind the Elephant Mountains, at times turning the river a shade of red, purple or fuchsia.


    Koh Ton Say Resort

    Koh Ton Say is located off the country’s southern coast in the Gulf of Thailand. It is 4.5-kilometer distance from the Kep town. On the island, there are two beaches suitable for swimming with white sand and shallow water.

    At the bottom of the sea, there are varied fish: plant and coral. It is a great idea to dive and research on ecology.

    At present, the infrastructure: restaurants, hotels… are built and run guest houses on the main beach, attracting Cambodian and foreign tourists. Local fishermen and their families also live on the island, selling goods for tourists.


    Pepper farm

    Kampot’s pepper is well known over the world. The mineral-rich soil and rainy weather in the high-elevation areas near Kampot and Kep are perfect for pepper production.


    Phnom Chnork

    Phnom Chhnok is located in Bos Trobek Village, Trorpeang Pring Commune, Kampot District. It is 9km from Kampot Town. In this cave, there is a 7th-century (Funan-era) brick temple which is dedicated to Shiva. The temple’s brickwork is in good condition thanks to the protection afforded by the cave. A bit of carving is still visible. Look for the limestone formations near the entrance of the cave in the shapes of elephants.

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