l Kampong Cham is a rural province between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

Why Kampong Cham ?


Kampong Cham

Kampong Cham is a lowland region in center of Cambodia straddling the Mekong River leading to its name with “Kampong” means “Riverside” and “Cham” is an ethnic tribe. The place is featured by quite picturesque, with its busy morning streets besides the rivers, ancient temples and deep forest plantations. In Kampong Cham, sitting the world’s longest bamboo bridge. As an important trade and transportation hub, Kampong Cham is a jump-off spot to Kratie, Stung Treng, Mondulkiri and Rattanakiry provinces. The town, while having its fair share of history, hasn't forgotten to move ahead with time. With a new temple being built around old ruins and a new bridge being constructed near the Mekong River, Kampong Cham is a fine mix of the old and new. Like most areas of Cambodia, Kampong Cham has a tropical climate with summers more wet than winters.

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Kampong Cham tours
Cycling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap 5 day Package

Cycling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap 5 day Package

Active & Adventure - 5 days 4 nights

Cambodia active travel package with cycling tour from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 5 days crossing bucolic countryside trails of Cambodia. Throughout the journey, you can find insightful understand on rural landscape and lifestyle in Cambodia. Embarking on Phnom Penh to Siem Reap bike tour journey, you will cycle to the Silk Island of Phnom Penh, visit Skun Spider market in Kompong Cham, hike up to the hilltop pagoda Wat Hanchey since 7th century AD, cycling via verdant jungle and explore the Sambor Prei Kuk Archaeological site, explore, admire the sunset over Angkor isolated temple Beng Mealea and so on. Your cycling tours in Cambodia begins in Phnom Penh, move up north to Kompong Cham, Kompong Thom, Kompong Kdei and then the jungle temple Beng Mealea before finishing in Siem Reap. The terrain is mainly plain and average cylcing distance each day is 65 km (40 miles). Though the accommodations in countryside are not fancy as city, you will stay in fully equipped properties, and have one night experiences homestay in Beng Mealea. The itinerary is all about biking, you might add on city tours in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh or thrive for another cycling trip to the south Cambodia Phnom Penh to Kampot by bike 5 day package.

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