We propose you the visit to Sambor Prei Kuk, series of small temples scattered through woods in more or less good state of conservation.
This excursion to the Bokor national park is certainly the most spectacular of the Kingdom due to the 30 kms ascent on a rough and bumpy trail in the midst of a preserved and impenetrable jungle.
We propose you this excursion which is one of the most complete of our tours in Cambodia. Indeed, a first stop at Tonle Bati and the Taprohm temple (XIIth) which comes with, will make you discover one of the most popular places among the people of Phnom Penh who come there for relax by the pool.
During the high-water season, Kompong Phluk fishing village is inundated and remains under several meters due to the increase of the Tonle Sap water level. It is the best season to visit that village and an alternative to the visit to the temples.
The Banteay Chhmar temple (XIIth) is mainly collapsed but some full sections of walls and galleries are in very good state of conservation as well as numerous bas-reliefs. The surroundings of the temple are open and the trail from Sisophon is very picturesque.
The Phnom Kulen is no doubt the mount the most sacred of Cambodia and a very active pilgrimage place. King Jayavarman II proclaimed there the independence of the country during the IXth century and dissociated the country from the Kingdom of Java. A big Buddha lying in its temple and sculpted in the rock is overlooking the vicinity.
Song Saa will seduce you. Lay your luggage on that enchanting island and let yourself be lulled by the trade winds. Song Saa Private Island sits in Cambodia’s Koh Rong Archipelago, which is made up of mostly uninhabited islands – oases of virgin rain forests, coral reefs and pure white beaches.