From Phnom-Penh, drive past Phnom-Penh International Airport, at the roundabout, follow Sihanouk Ville (Highway #4) for 4Km, cross the railway, pass the Pagoda on your right and your’re in Kambol Village.
Turn right under the gate (large sign indicating Kambol F1 track and the Para Commando Squadron, then follow the laterite road for 1Km and you see the track on your left hand.
If you wish to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh and venture into a world of peace and tranquility, then a visit to Mekong Island about 15km north of the city centre will be just right for you. Continue reading Mekong island
Orussey Market is Centrally located, Orussey Market is much more geared towards locals than tourists; hence you will not find as much in the way of souvenirs as the other markets mentioned. A huge array of foodstuffs is on offer including the wet market with fresh meat, poultry and seafood. Other items in abundance include house ware, hardware and electronic goods. Continue reading Russian market
In 1975, Tuol Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot’s security force and turned into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). It soon became the largest such center of detention and torture in the country. Continue reading Toul Sleng Genocidal Museum (S-21)
Phnom Ta Mao (Zoo) is located in Tro Pang Sap village, Tro Pang Sap commune, Ba Ti District, Takeo province. Phnom Tamao can be accessible by the National Road No 2 in 40-kilometre distance from Phnom Penh. Continue reading Phnom Ta Mao (Zoo) (35$)
Phnom Chiso is a historical site located in Sia village, Rovieng commune, Samrong district, about 62 kilometers south of Phnom Penh or 27 kilometers north of Takeo provincial town. To reach the site, take National Road 2 to Bati district and Neang Khmao temple. Turn right at the sign for the site and head down the dirt trial for 5 more kilometers. Phnom Chiso is 13O-meter-high mountain. Continue reading Chiso mountain (35$)
Tonle Bati is a popular lake and picnic area that has bamboo shacks built out over the water that people can rent out for eating and whiling away the day. It’s generally a weekend get-away spot, which means it’s nice and quiet during the week. Continue reading Tonle Bati (30$)
Located in the Mekong River located about 1-hour boat ride from Phnom Penh. See page 15 for scheduled and charter boats.
Continue reading Silk island (20$)
The silversmith village of Udong lies about 40km from Phnom Penh. Udong used to be the royal capital from 1618 to 1866. Walk the 509 stairs up to Phnom Udong for spectacular views over the countryside with its many sugar palm trees and explore Udong’s temples, stupas and shrines. Continue reading Phnom Udong (35$)
A stroll or Cyclo ride along the park-lined riverfront is a must pubs, restaurants, shops and tourist boats line the way. Chhrouy Changva park is another newly attraction at the other side of the river opposite the Royal Palace. The view of the confluence of Mekong and the Tonle Sap is geographically unique. Early risers, check out the spectacular sunrise over the river in front of the Royal Palace.