This tour is tailored for those who want to be captivated by the allure of southern Cambodia, with Kampot and Kep. Hop on a journey along the coastline from Kampot to Kep and from rugged Bokor Mountain to tropical Rabbit Island. Walk around laid-back towns in Kep and Kampot, visit villages in countryside, meet friendly locals, taste some of the freshest seafood in the world and discover nature.
To start the "Blend of Southern Cambodia Tour" with a morning transfer from Phnom Penh to the riverside town of Kampot (transfer 3hrs). This town is charming and still dominated by French colonial architecture. Check in the hotel then take a walking tour to discover the laid back town and absorb the atmosphere.
Late afternoon is the time when the local fishermen head out to sea, beginning the new day of fish catching. Take a boat for a scenic sunset cruise (1.5h) that will ride along riverside fishing villages, pagodas, and mangrove forests, where fishing boats get ready for their daily catch.
In the evening, walk through town explore the night’s life of Kampot and enjoy your dinner in one of the many local restaurants. Enjoy some fresh local food before returning to the hotel. Overnight in Kampot.
After breakfast, we drive to Bokor National Park – an abandoned French hill station. The park comprises of 1581km² of protected land, most of which is primary forest, particularly rich in endemic flora and home to globally endangered fauna such as the tiger, chestnut-headed partridge, and green peafowl. Explore the national park and have the sights over the beautiful ocean of Kampot.
We continue to visit Popokvil Waterfalls. then have lunch whike watching the waterfall.
In early afternoon, you will be transferred back to Kampot. On arrival, try a simple but effective ‘seeing hands’ massage at the hands of a talented blind masseur. The rest of day is at leisure in Kampot. Overnight in Kampot.
Bokor National Park, Popokvil Waterfalls
At early morning, we make an early start for the 10 min walk from the hotel to the local fish market (arrive around 6AM.) The villagers’ boat would have just docked and the fish and seafood is sorted and quickly sold off to middlemen to take to the markets. Return to the hotel then have breakfast.
After breakfast, discover beautiful Kampot Province on the drive to Kep. We will visit a pepper farm which is well known for its premium quality pepper. We also visit a cave which decorated with a Buddhist statues offering great views over the province.
Arrive in Kep around lunchtime. With a fascinating mix of a small, calm beaches and a beautiful National Park, Kep is an interesting and relaxing place to visit in Cambodia.
Check in to the hotel. In the afternoon, you could relax at hotel or discover Kep. Don’t miss out on the popular crab market and enjoy some crabs for yourself.
- Veranda Natural Resort
- Raingsey Bungalow
In this morning, we embark on a short boat trip (30 mins) to reach tiny rustic Koh Tonsay island (Rabbit Island). Spend the morning at leisure exploring the island and relaxing on the beach of this authentic island. Enjoy your lunch on the island. In mid-afternoon, return to Kep and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Koh Tonsay island (Rabbit Island)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until we transfer you back to Phnom Penh (3hrs) or your onward destination. End the Blend of Southern Cambodia Tour.
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One of our top picks in Kampot – and a guest favourite.
Offering an outdoor saltwater pool and views of the mountain, Hotel Five.S is situated in Kampot in the Kampot Province Region, 10 km from Bokor Mountain National Park. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
The rooms come with a flat-screen TV. Some units have a seating area where you can relax. Views of the pool, garden or city are featured in certain rooms. All rooms include a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries.
There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Guests enjoy complimentary use of bicycles to explore the surrounding area.
This property is 11 minutes walk from the beach. Located within the gardens of Kep National Park, Veranda Natural Resort is a hilltop resort overlooking the sea. Featuring Khmer-style wooden bungalows, it offers an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.
Veranda Natural Resort is 1.5 km from the beach. It is 12 km from Kampot province’s public bus station. Phnom Penh International Airport is about 135 km away.
The air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and an en suite bathroom. Each room is fitted with wooden furnishings and features a private terrace or balcony.
Guests can browse items in the gift shop, or take a stroll around the resort and enjoy the natural scenery. Other facilities include a tour desk, a minimart, and a 24-hour reception.
Offering ocean views, the open-air restaurant serves Western and Asian dishes. It also features fresh seafood and grilled specialities. Snacks and cocktails can be enjoyed at the poolside bar.