Eco Tourism and trekking
- Southern Cambodia
- Easthern CambodiaSouthern Cambodia
Location: Chi Phat is located in Koh Kong province, which is in the Southwest of Cambodia.
- Chi Phat
is mainland South East Asia’s largest remaining tract of rainforest situated directly in the heart of the Cardamom Mountains.
With mountains, mangroves and low land swamps on the one hand and many cultural artifacts such as burial jars and wooden coffins on the other hand, Chi Phat and its surrounding area has a variety of attractions to offer both to local and international tourists.
Tourists can take a walk through the forest trails and meet warm and friendly village people.Attractions and Activities at Chi Phat
There is a lot of fascinating nature at Chi Phat, including mountains, waterfalls, rivers, evergreen forests, low land swamps and Malaluka swamps. Thanks to the good network of forest trails at Chi Phat tourists get the chance to watch quite a huge diversity of wildlife and birds. In addition to that, tourists can also visit a beautiful village full of warm, open people and see cultural artifacts such as burial jars and wooden coffins. Activities which can be done at Chi Phat go from single and multi day mountain biking and trekking and traditional boat trips, to forest camping, wildlife and bird watching and village explorations.Easthern CambodiaKRATIE Kratié
is one of Cambodia’s eastern provinces, lies on the banks of the mighty Mekong River, which emboss the province from the North to the South. The stretch of the river around Kratié town is home to a group of rare sweet water Irrawaddy dolphins. Therefore the dolphins are the main tourist attraction of the province and the town.
Kratie, a sleepy colonial town on the bank of Mekong River, is located in northern Cambodia. Sandbars and big islands stand out of the meandering river where rare fresh water irrawaddy dolphins can often be seen. The town itself is quiet yet has a compulsive charm.
- Phnom Sambok Temples:
by heading north from the Globe circle you also reach the hilltop temples of Sambok village. Following the stairway up, you will come to three different levels of shrines, temples and living quarters for the monks. The second level features a reclining Buddha, and the top level a beautiful view of the Mekong River area.
- Kam Py Resort and Mekong River Dolphins:
is the great natural resort providing shelter to Dolphins where we have seen a very novel view of the Mekong River consisting of thousands of islands full of green water plants. Nowadays the river dolphins, of which there are around 100, largely live in Kratie Province and Stung Treng Province (455 km northeast of Phnom Penh)..
- The 100-Column Pagoda built in 1806
: located at Sam Bor District in 36-kilometer distance, North of the provincial town by the National Road No 7. The special features of Sar Sar-100 pagoda are: The 100-column pagoda was built on the place where the Royal Palace temple of Sam Phu Borak Capital of the Chen La time located. At the area, there are four-Buddist temples facing to different directions. About 100 years later, the temple was damaged by the strong lightening, which caused 22 columns burnt down and the statues dirtied by smoke. Because of this incident, the temple was pulled down and rebuilt by the local people, but it had only 78 columns. Until 1987, the 100-column pagoda has once again been renovated with 35-meter length, 18-meter width, 23-meter height and 116 columns; also, the temple has completely been renovated, inaugurated and Sey Ma buried on January 14, 1998.STUNG TRENG
Border Crossing Port: Dong KraloStung Treng
is a northern province of Cambodia. It was once a part of the vast Khmer Empire, then the Lao kingdom of Lan Xang and later the Lao kingdom of Champassack. During the period of French Indochina it was again ceded to Cambodia.
Stung Treng is an important trade hub with a few hints of Lao influence scattered about, owing to the fact that the Lao border is about 50 km away. It’s a friendly, quiet country town situated on the confluence of the San River and the Mekong River. It actually sits on the banks of the San River, with the mighty Mekong coming into the picture on the northeastern outskirts of the town.- EASTERN HIGHLANDS AND ETHNIC MINORITIES
: The take offers perfect opportunities for swimming, picnicking, hiking, and sightseeing.
Mondul Kiri Province is located 543 kilometers northeast of Phnom Penh. The population of Sèn Monorom is over 30,000, and most of them are ethnic minorities. Tourists are enthralled by many waterfalls.
Mondulkiri is known for its forested hills and powerful waterfalls. Some waterfalls include:
- Bou Sra Waterfall.
Located at Pich Chinda District, 43 kilometers from Senmonorom town, Bou Sra is the largest waterfall, made famous by a popular Khmer song in Mondulkiri.
- Senmonorom Waterfall
. Five kilometers from town and an easy walk, Senmonorom waterfall is not much to look at and used to be a nice picnic spot until the construction of a Japanese built hydro electric power station that cut the flow of water.
- Romnea Waterfall.
Ten kilometers from Senmonorom, Romnea waterfall is actually 1 of 3 large waterfalls that has now been deforested and privatised.
Mondulkiri faces a significant threat from illegal loggers attempting to exploit the area's virgin forestsRATANAKIRI: Ratanakiri
located 636 kilometers northeast of Phnom Penh. Tourists are enthralled by many picturesque sights in this remote primitive province. The minorities Jarai, Tompoun, Brau and Kreung ect..are the Khmer Leu(Upper Khmer) people with their own languages, traditions and customs.
- Yeak Laom:
is 3 kilometers from Banlung. The lake that has a square shape is 800 meters in diameter and 48 meters in depth during the dry season. It is a scenic crater lake of an extinct volcano, which the forest falls down to, and which two tourist wharfs protrude to. The lake offers perfect opportunities for swimming, picnicking, hiking, and sightseeing.