Kampot Tourist Places to Visit in Kampot, Cambodia, Asia

Kampot Tourist Places to Visit in Kampot, Cambodia, Asia

Kampot is the capital urban of Kampot county in south west part of Cambodia. Kampot is a waterside township about couple of kms away from the Gulf of Thailand. Kampot is identified for its black pepper production and economy of Kampot depends on pepper and salt production, fishing, tourism and fruits and in addition, Kampot is gradually mounting in tourism sector. Kampot is bounded by Kampong Kandal, Dong Khmei, Tuol, Prey Srok, Bakoeng, Don Taok, Soeng Koul and Boeng Takev and it is located 124 Kms from capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Zip code of Kampot is 07401 and coordinates are 12.1167° N, 104.9667° E.

Tourism in Kampot:

Kampot is a riverside town in Cambodia, close to Gulf of Thailand and tourists visit Kampot to spend time by sitting on the riverside, swimming, boating, rafting and enjoying time with family and friends. Kampot is also located close to the mountains from riverside and tourists can get the clear view of mountain and few kms from Kampot tourists can also visit Phnum Bokor National Park.

Places to visit in Kampot:

Bokor National Park: this national park is situated at the distance of 5 to 10 Kms from Kampot, was one of the major tourist attractions in Kampot, but this forest is being destroyed for the development of casino.

Teuk Chhouu: one of the idol sites for swimming, tubing and relaxing with friends and family located nearly 7 Kms from Kampot.

Kampot Mangroves: tourists can take a ride in customary Khem boat, as tourists can come across various gorgeous places like flora and fauna towards the centre of Bokor National Park.

Buddhist Wats: is a Buddhist temple located few Kms from Kampot and can find number of Buddhist temples and the portrayals of the life Buddha in the walls.

Other places to visit in Kampot:

  • Teuk Chhou Zoo
  • Chinese Temples
  • The Old Prison
  • Funky Statues
  • The Old Bridge
  • Secret Lake

Things to do in Kampot:

Tourists visiting the town can enjoy the view of the village and surrounding places, there are few places like Pepper Farms, where tourist can come across how pepper is grown in this region. Various activities like swimming, rafting, biking, cycle tour, boat trip and trekking can be done in this region. Tourists can buy quality pepper and tiny Kampot handmade pillows from Kampot and three are various delicious cuisines available on roadside as well in hotels like Koh Kor Num Pain, it is famous breakfast in this region and fish and seafood are also famous in this region.

Best time to visit Kampot:

Best time to visit Kampot is between the months of October to March.

How to Reach Kampot:

By Air: Phnom Penh International Airport is the nearest airport located at the distance of 115 Kms from Kampot and it connects to cities like Kulala Lumpur, Bangkok, Beijing Hong Kong, Singapore, Vientiane, Ho Chi Minh and various other cities.

By Road: there are several buses and mini buses, Taxis, and Shared Taxis from Phnom Penh to Kampot regularly. After getting into the town tourist can rent bicycle or pushbike or take a trip on foot to town and dirtbike can also be rented from local shops.

Hotels in Kampot:

Kampot is famed for pepper productions booming in tourism and there are plenty of hotels in Kampot and few hotels are located on the riverside. Some of the prominent hotels in Kampot are listed below:

  • Rikitikitavi
  • Ganesha Riverside Eco Resort
  • Bokor Mountain Lodge
  • Nataya Round House Coral Bay Resort
  • Moliden Hotel
  • Kampot Diamond Hotel
  • Thansur Bokor Highland Resort
  • Borey Bokor Hotel
  • Epic Arts Caf
  • Rheaj’s Burger House
  • Little Garden Bar

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