Krakor Tourist Places to Visit in Krakor, Cambodia, Asia

Krakor Tourist Places to Visit in Krakor, Cambodia, Asia

Krakor is a district in Pursat province in Cambodia located on the banks of river Tonle Sap Lake. Populace of this region depends on fishing for their livelihood and there is also a floating village in Krakor region. Krakor is surrounded by Kampong Stoeng, Pursat, Bamnak, Kampong Chhang, Tuek Phos, Moung Roessei, Chheu Tom and Kampong Thom and Krakor is located at the distance of 157 Kms from capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Zip code of Krakor is 15151 and coordinates are 12.5333° N, 103.9167° E.

Tourism and to do in Krakor:

Krakor is situated on the western part of Tonle Sap Lake and other side it is surrounded by mountains near Pursat and it is home for various prehistoric temples, which are devoted to Hindus and Buddhism. It is located close to mountains and river side provides a charming view of the nature at its best and boat riding, fishing, swimming and trekking are few activities tourists can take part. Along the river side tourists can spend some time for relaxing. Local foods are delicious on the river side and they prepare noodles and fish dishes and some exotic Khem cuisine. Tourists can purchase some marble handicrafts from the Pursat market and can take a tour to the nearby village in motorcycle.

Places to visit in Krakor:

Cardamom Mountains: cardamom is one of the major tourist destinations in Krakor and there are two wildlife forests in the Cardamom bounded by rich flora and fauna.

Floating Village of Lake Tonle Sap: this is one of the unique villages in Pursat, where all the houses are built on the lake and tourists can visit this village anytime.

Leach Village: it place is one of the most beautiful locations in Krakor visited by locals and international tourists throughout the year and it is bound by natural scenery.

O’Da Rapids: it is located on the river side and tourists and locals visit this place to take bath in river and best suited for picnic.

Other places to visit in Krakor:

  • Phnom Ba Klas
  • Luaing Trach
  • Phnom Baykhlor Resort
  • Scenic Drive to Wat Bpahk- Dtrow
  • Venerable Site of Neak Ta Khleang Moeang
  • Wat Preh S’dai and Pursat River


Best time to visit Krakor:

Krakor is located on the river side and best time to visit Krakor is between the months of October to March.

How to Reach Krakor?

By Air: Phnom Penh International airport is positioned 160 Kms away from Krakor, and it is the nearest airport connecting to cities like Kulala Lumpur, Bangkok, Beijing Hong Kong, Singapore, Vientiane, Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap cities and few other cities in Asian continent.

By Road: Krakor is situated on the National Highway 5 and it is one of the major roads which connects to Siem Reap and Phnom Penh and buses which ply between this route will stop in this town. Other vehicles like taxis, Shared taxis, tuk tuk and motorcycle can be hire or rented from Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.

Hotels in Krakor:

Krakor is district in Pursat province and located on the Tonle Sap Lake. Hotels are located in Pursat at the distance of 70 Kms from Krakor and hotel rooms cost from 8 USD to 25 USD Per night provided with all the amenities to the tourists. Some of the prominent hotels in Pursat and in and around Krakor are as follows:

  • Phnom Pech Hotel
  • Vimean Sourkear Hotel
  • New Tounsour Hotel
  • Hotel Tmei
  • Hotel Orchidee
  • Than Sour Thmei Hotel
  • Pursat Century Hotel
  • Bak Tra Resort

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