Top 10 Best adventure tour destinations in Cambodia
Experience the Cambodia countryside! Vana Travel guarantee a time remember and commit to provide the most authentic, unique and exciting adventures insight in the life of local people in Cambodia. We aim to provide adventure lovers with the most enjoyable, fulfilling and rewarding adventure travel experience of their lives. Here we’re pleased to share with you about the top 10 best adventure tour destinations in Cambodia.
Phnom Udong is located in Psa Dek and Phnom Bat commune, it about 40 kilometers from Phnom Penh. The city drops behind while fishing villages and rice paddies surround either side of the sweeping plains of Kandal province. There are three names for this hill: Phnom Udong, Phnom Preah Reach Troap and Phnom Edthareus. The sites includes the summits of five hills: Chetdie, Trai Treung, Chetdie Kampul Boun, Preah Ang Chol Nipean, and Ariya Kasaks. Chetdie and Trai Treung summits are the same height. The area of the Phnom Udong is about 1,500 meters by 700 meters from the east to the west.
Take a full day adventure by bicycle on the trails from Phnom Penh to Udong Mountain and explore beautiful rice farms, natural lakes and greeting welcome from children and grassroots people during the ride. We guarantee our entire guest to visit Cambodia countryside, enjoyment of local food and relax under tree with see the farms, lakes and sunset.
Phnom Chiso is a historical site located in Sla village, Rovieng commune, Samrong district, Takeo province. It’s about 62 kilometers south of Phnom Penh city and 27 kilometers north of Takeo provincial town. A temple from the Angkorian era, Phnom Chisor is set upon a solitary hill in Takeo province, offering superb views of the countryside. The main temple stands on the eastern site of the hilltop. Constructed of laterite and brick with carved sandstone lintels, the complex is surround by partially ruined walls of a 2.5m -wide gallery with windows.
To get the hilltop discovery of Phnom Chiso, you w’ll explore Takeo countrysides and learn about local people life as well as their culture and the real authentic of local people doing in daily for support their family. Moreover, before you get there, you will have a quick visit the killing fields and some of garment factories along the way of your tours.
About 150 km from Phnom Penh capital, Kampot, the third largest coastal province in Cambodia, shares a border with Vietnam to the east and extends into the Gulf of Siam to the south. Elegant colonial architecture, spectacular natural attractions, and bucolic charm make this province a favorite among locals, expatriates, and more recently, tourists.
Kampot’s languid atmosphere and quaint, small-town feel are easy to fall in love with; many who stay in the province do so on the relaxed riverside, where visitors can swim in waters full of bioluminescent plankton or take a smooth kayak ride down the river.
Kampot province is more than just a sleepy riverside town, however. The province offers plentiful historical and natural wonders to discover, and serves as a common gateway to Bokor National Park, the beaches of Kep, the beautiful rapids of Toek Chhou and other attractions in southwestern Cambodia.
Kampot is hidden most of beautiful landscape, rocky mountain, paddy rice farms, Kampot’s pepper farms, salt farms, Mangrove forests, and most of colonial architecture were built during the French colonial between 1863 to 1953.
The Mekong River is one of the world’s great river systems, flowing 4,909 km through six countries: China, Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Viet Nam. The Mekong River passes Cambodia about 480 km from the border with Lao PDR in the North and Viet Nam in the South, and it has an average width of about 1.5 km in the territory of Cambodia. It crosses Stung Treng and Kratie Provinces in the upper part of the country, Kampong Cham Province and Phnom Penh Municipality, and flows down towards Kandal Province to the South China Sea.
Getting peaceful life and beautiful landscape with Phnom Penh Bicycle on Mekong River in Cambodia, we offer the huge of experience about insight of the life of local people in Mekong Island, having boat trip, Mekong dolphin watching and looking poor growth at the river by bicycle.
Kirirom is the mountain of Joy was given to it by the King of Cambodia. Kirirom National Park, a high altitude plateau, is known for its unique high elevation pine forest, which forms the headwaters for numerous streams feeding Kampong Speu Town. This park is also the home to many endangered species of animals such as Pleated gibbon, sun bear and tiger.
The ride is perfect for family and friends who would like to enjoy active 120 km ride with snack breaks and beautiful site to see all along the way and stay Chambok Eco Community.
Kulen Mountain National Park is situated at north east of Angkor Complex about 50 km from Siem Reap town. The hill is used as the ancient capital city II in AD 802 to declare himself as god king and announced independence from Java, then giving birth to present day Cambodia. At the hill top, there are 56 Angkorian temples made of bricks and volcanic stones. Chup Preah is a stream flowing into the mountain’s valley. Ku Len Mountain has two waterfalls. The first is between four and five metres high and 20 to 25 metres wide. The second waterfall is 15 to 20 metres high and 10 to 15 metres wide. These sizes apply to the dry and rainy seasons.
Preah Ang Thom houses a large statue of Buddha. It was built in the 16th century and is eight metres high. Preah Ang Thom is the sacred and worshipping god for Ku Len Mountain. There are also two large Cham Pa trees nearby. Besides Preah Ang Thom, Chhok Ruot, footprints of Preah Bat Choan Tuk, Peung Chhok, Peung Ey So and Peung Ey Sey, can also be seen.
The Linga is along the river of Siem Reap and has a lot of figures of Yoni and Linga spreading out at the bottom of the river. The Terrace of Sdach Kum Ling has a small brick-built ruined temple in its centre. It was covered by lava for hundreds of years.
- Mondulkiri & Mountainous Views
It’s the most sparsely populated province in Cambodia, despite being the largest in land area. This province is known for its thickly-forested hills, verdant landscapes, and cascading waterfalls. Its capital is Sen Monorom. Though remote, Mondul Kiri will awe visitors who make the trip with its otherworldly tranquility and beauty. To truly appreciate this province, one should arrange for a trek (or an elephant ride!) through the area's lush jungles to enjoy unspoiled scenery and the bracing fresh air, not to mention some of the country's most spectacular waterfalls. Few visitors will pass up the chance to soak in the rare and dramatic beauty of a waterfall tucked in the thick of the Mondul Kiri jungle.
Mondul Kiri also offers a handful of unforgettable cultural attractions. Many visitors enjoy a stop at the Phnong minority villages where they can observe the rich culture belonging to local hill tribes. There are even opportunities to experience cultural community life on the edges of the forest through ‘home stay’ arrangements in the corridor zone of Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary and the Mondul Kiri Protected Forest.
- Aoral Mountain
Aoral Mountain is a tallest peak in Cambodia. It is about 1813 meters tall it is in the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains. To protect the biodiversity of the mountains, Phnom Aural Wildlife Sanctuary was established. This mountain in located in Aoral District, Kampong Speu Province. These mountain are the best choice for adventure lovers, climbing and trekking tours, explore the forest and wildlife adventure as much as enjoy with ethnic group of Khmer people.
- Virachey National Park
Virachey National Park is one of the largest protected areas in Cambodia, stretching for 3325 sq km east to Vietnam, north to Laos and west to Stung Treng Province. The park has never been fully explored and is home to a number of rare mammals, including elephants, clouded leopards, tigers and sun bears, although your chances of seeing any of these creatures are extremely slim. However, you’ll probably hear endangered gibbons and might spot great hornbills, giant ibis, Germain’s peacock-pheasants and other rare birds. So important is the park to the Mekong region that it was designated an Asean Heritage Park in 2003. However, the bad news is that it is seriously under threat from developers, and Cambodian authorities have already leased more remote regions of the park to Vietnamese rubber plantation developers.
Virachey has one of the most organized ecotourism programs in Cambodia, focusing on small-scale culture, nature and adventure trekking. The program aims to involve and benefit local minority communities. All treks into the park must be arranged through the Virachey National Park Eco-Tourism Information Centre in Ban Lung. The park offers two- to eight-day treks led by English-speaking rangers. Private operators offer tours in the park buffer zone but are forbidden from taking tourists into the park proper. However, private tour companies can be useful in setting things up in advance with park staff, who are not always responsive. The tourist able to choose many tours at there, such as biking, trekking, kayaking, bird & wildlife watching and staying in homestay or forest up on their choice.
- Cardamom Mountain
Cardamom Mountain is a mountain range in the south west of Cambodia and Eastern Thailand. The mountain range extends along a southeast-northwest axis from Koh Kong Province on the Gulf of Thailand to the Veal Veang District in Pursat Province, and is extended to the southeast by the Dâmrei (Elephant) Mountains. It really amazing destination for adventure tours in Cambodia which coverage by forest, mountain views, waterfall, bird & wildlife as much as see the real life of ethnic group of Khmer People who living at that site. The tourist able to choose many tours at there, such as biking, trekking, kayaking, bird & wildlife watching and staying in homestay or forest up on their choice.
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