The Great Coastal Hike
3 days hiking expedition in Kep and Kampot town as a great coastal area of Cambodia. This will be one of the most exciting journey in Cambodia. The coast of Cambodia and French colonial architecture town – Kep and Kampot has long been hidden view, they offer plentiful historical and natural wonders to discover, and serves as a common gateway to Bokor National Park, the beaches of Kep, as long as tasting the flavor of fresh seafood.
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- Vacation Style Holiday Type
- Activity Level Moderate
- Group Size Small Group
The coast of Cambodia and French colonial architecture town – Kep and Kampot has long been hidden view, they offer plentiful historical and natural wonders to discover, and serves as a common gateway to Bokor National Park, the beaches of Kep, as long as tasting the flavor of fresh seafood.
Today, walkers can experience peaceful and elegant colonial architecture of this beautiful town on foothill of Bokor National Park. The Bokor Hill is referring to a collection of French colonial building (hotel, casino, church, royal residence etc) constructed as a temperate mountain luxury resort and retreat for colonial residents in the early 1920s. This hiking expedition we also provide an easy walk through Khmer peaceful villages, paddy rice fields and Sarus crane conservation site where you’ll explore beautiful countryside, see real life of Khmer people, and learn something about wetland birds as well as Sarus Crane birds from local birding guide. From the charming villages of Kep and the beach of Kep you will enjoy beautiful of seaside, refreshing with lunch at local restaurant before we seek to French colonial architecture town of Kampot for relax and get sunset cruise tour on these sleepy river town. Our next day is hiking experience in Bokor Hill which is the great way to get natural experience, stunning mountain views and discover a collection of French colonial building with beautiful breezy and foggy at the top of mountain as much as enjoy packed lunch in the jungle. Our vehicle support is waiting us to get back Phnom Penh capital city in approximately 3-hour drive before we sign off our Great Coastal Hike.
- Explore Khmer peaceful villages, paddy rice fields and see some birds in Sarus crane conservation site as the home of wetland birds.
- Refreshing in Kep beach and enjoy an easy walk through seaside where you’ll encounter experience with coastal of Cambodia, daily life of Khmer people and visit seafood market
- Walking adventure through the Kep National park, explore seaside, local villages, Kep town and beautiful small mountain range from the hill top as much as visit butterfly farm.
- Experience in Kampot sunset cruise tour with stunning French colonial architecture views and enjoy your personal time at night in this beautiful colonial town
- Hiking adventure on the hilltop of Bokor Hill Station, where you’ll encounter experience with stunning views of seaside, Kampot town, and refreshing with fresh air, good temperate mountain and beautiful forest.
Tour at a glance
- Depart daily at 7:30am
- Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
- Total hiking distance: 22km (14 miles)
- Activity level: Moderate Terrain
- 2 hours boat tour through the mangrove forest and fishing community
- 2 hours Kampot sunset cruise tour where you will explore this peaceful river town, and firefly
- Minimum Age: 12 years old
- Max group size: 10
- Private groups and family adventures are also available for this journey
- Photographic: Good
- Hotel pick up and drop off in Phnom Penh city
- English speaking hike guide and local guides
- 2-hour boat tour in Fishing community
- 2-hour Kampot Sunset cruise tour
- All entrance fees and drinking water
- Private vehicle support
Accommodation and Meals
- 1 night hotel and 1-night bungalow (2pax per room)
- Single supplement US$90
- 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
- Personal expense and tips
- All alcohol or other drink doesn’t mention in the tour plan
- Travel Insurance
Hiking to Kep National Park and boat tour through the mangrove forest
We’ll meet you and pick you up from your hotel in Phnom Penh from 7:00am. After the mini bus transfer, we’ll having breakfast at local restaurant where you can try some Khmer soup noodle, fried rice and a morning coffee. Continuously, we drive directly to Kep National Park for a first day hike at a coastal area of Cambodia. Walking through jungle on the trails boast incredible views of Phu Quoc and the Bokor Ranges on the south and west sides, and views across islands of the vast Vietnamese marine reserve in Kiên Giang to the east side. Then explore another part of the mountain range and visit butterfly farm where you’ll encounter experience with fresh air and local villages on foothill. After visit the national park and butterfly farm, get on our vehicle and try to local restaurant for lunch and refreshing with fresh air, seaside and Kep beach. Then we continue to check in our home stay at Trapaing Sangke Fishing Based Ecotourism and preparing for Sunset boat tour through mangrove forests and dinner in this community.
Hike distance Meals Boat Ride Accommodation 8 km (5 miles) B L D 2 hours Villa Kep Resort
Hiking in the forest of Bokor Hill National Park and Kampot Sunset cruise tour
After breakfast at 7:30am, we will drive to Bokor National Park where you’ll hike to discover these beautiful and peaceful hills with perfectly climate, explore beautiful jungle and experience with packed lunch. You’ll walking through chattering rainforest, where Pleat Gibbon snuffle in the underbrush and many birds flight from tree to tree, you’ll encounter a Bokor Hill Station untouched by the crowds. Bokor Hill is referring to a collection of French colonial building (hotel, casino, church, Buddha monastery and royal residence etc.), constructed as a temperate mountain luxury resort and retreat for colonial residents in the early 1920s. After refreshing at the hilltop of Bokor Mountain, we drive back to Kampot town to check in the Two Moon Hotel and relax for a few hours, before being collected this evening to embark on Kampot Sunset cruise tour and enjoy any drink. A refreshing in dip of Kampot River with fresh air is the perfect way to end our second day tour before your own way in town at a nighttime. You’re welcome to explore longer or return to your hotel with or without your guide.
Hike distance Meals Boat Ride Accommodation 14 km (8 miles) B L D Kampot River Bamboo Bungalow
French colonial town walking tour and Anlung Pring birding at twilight
After breakfast, get your walking shoes and head out to explore the impressive formation of Kampot town, where the beautiful French Colonial architecture through city and Kampot River. You can visit Kampot central market where the center of seafood, clothes, vegetable and fruit etc. Then, we check out the hotel and drive to Anglung Pring Birding Conservation Site. On arrival these ecotour community, we provide an easy walk through Khmer local villages where you’ll encounter experience with real life of local people, peaceful villages, beautiful paddy field and visit the birding protection site as the rich of Sarus Crane and another numerous of wetland birds. Then, we get back to Phnom Penh capital city at 4pm as to sign off our Great Coastal Hike.
Walking distance Meals Drive to Phnom Penh 3 km ( 2 miles) B L D 3 hours
There is 1-night at a hotel in Kep, 1 night at a bungalow on the Kampot River. Accommodation on this trip is on a twin/multi share basis. Please note there may be times where facilities will be shared rather than en-suite and rare occasions when you share a room with passengers travelling on our different trips than your own. View the gallery on the accommodation of the style that we used.
Please click type of accommodation below to learn more about our accommodations offer for this leisurely hiking adventure.
Villa Kep Resort:
Villa Kep Resort is a newly renovated hidden paradise surrounded by a tropical greenery between the sea and the mountains, next to Kep National Park. Only 5 minutes Tuk Tuk drive from the famous Crab Market and Kep beach Resort welcomes guests offering tranquillity in a natural garden full of exotic flowers and fruit trees. The big swimming pool & Bamboo Bar is the centrepiece attraction of the resort. Beautiful sunset views can be admired at our Sunset Lobby terrace. The on-site restaurant serves a variety of Cambodian and Western cuisines. We respect nature and sustainable tourism development. Our own plantations offers fresh organic vegetable and fruits all around the year.
Bungalow on Kampot River:
Bamboo Bungalow offers accommodation with views of the river in Kampot. It features free WiFi access and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant or have a drink at the riverside bar.
Locally Operator and Experience
Vana Adventure Travel is a Cambodian family own business was established in 2014 located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Passionate with adventure travel and experiences in organizing of outdoor activities, Vana Adventure Travel is outstanding to offer cycling tours, hiking tours and tailormade holidays in a countrywide. We aim to provide adventure lovers with the most enjoyable and fulfilling adventure travel experience of their lives. We working with Cambodian local families, local ecotourism communities and we put our best efforts to the local for strengthening and sustainable development. We are running with our based of core values:
- Valuable for customers and human
We understand what we need to lives is living with a value of human. We go somewhere and stay somewhere are always meet with people, children etc. We know everyone is not come from the same house, however we understand we are the same human. We don’t discriminate or separate what we are and mostly we effort to try to understand to each other. We don’t discriminate nation, religions, ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our customer values without discrimination.
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We do not hide what we have in the holiday itinerary to the customers, by dealing truthfully and transparently with our customers, employees, suppliers and the community-based ecotourism site and therefore being an ethical company. We are saying no at any commissions from the customers where they shop something, stay somewhere or go somewhere. We need our customers feel we are a one family!
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All of our adventure tour products must be quality and appreciated by the customers with a valuable for money. Most of your expense for the tours are going through to the local based, community based which much benefit to the them for their sustainable living.
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We put our best efforts to the local for strengthening and sustainable development. We help our stakeholders to understand about environmental issues, renewable and non-renewable resources and help them to use the natural resources in order to sustain and make quality of life of all people with a livable environment.