Tourist Places to Visit in Koh Kong, Cambodia, Asia
Koh Kong is the capital of Koh Kong province in Cambodia situated on the banks of River Kah Bpoh and on the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Kong is one of the fast growing cities in Cambodia surrounded by Koh Kong Beach, Khlong Yai, Kaoh Kong and Koh Rong and Koh Kong is located at the distance of 291 Kms from capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Zip code of Koh Kong is 09201 and coordinates are 11.3992° N, 103.4947° E.
Tourism in Koh Kong:
Koh Kong is surrounded by the beautiful mountains, lakes, beaches and rivers; it is one of the famous destinations in Cambodia. Tourists can enjoy the day in beach. As it is covered by the forest region it is mainly connected to various cities through brides and ferry.
Places to visit in Koh Kong:
Chi Phat: Chi Phat is surrounded by the forest and is mainland which has territory of rainforest located in the centre of Cardamom Mountains and various artifacts are also found in this region.
Kbal Chhay or Koh Por: Koh Por is famed for waterfall, situated at the distance of 15 Kms from Koh Kong and tourists visit this region to get a sight of stunning waterfalls and to relax.
Khun Chhang Khun Phen: it is located less than Km distance from Koh Kong and famed for the stupa which is located in the centre of the sea tributary and local populaces worships the idol and visit this region frequently.
Lam Da Beach: this beach is one of the famed beaches in Koh Kong and worth of visiting this beach. It is a long elongated golden beach.
Other places to visit in Koh Kong:
- Prek Chik O’srey Sranash
- Sner Beach
- Prek Chik O’srey Sranash
- Koh Sdech
- Koh Kong Krau
- Kbal Chhay Waterfall
Things to do in Koh Kong:
Koh Kong is bound by natural beauty and there are various interesting places and things to do in Koh Kong. Tourists can enjoy the activities like boating, swimming in the beach, river and lakes, trekking and motor biking facility is also available in Koh Kong. Tourists must taste the local cuisines like fishes. Common language spoken in Koh Kong is Thai, Chinese, Vietnameses, Khmer and little bit of English.
Best time to visit Koh Kong:
Koh Kong is surrounded by mountains, lakes and sea and best time to visit Koh Kong is between the months of October to March.
How to Reach Koh Kong?
By Air: Phnom Penh International Airport is located at the distance of 283 Kms from Koh Kong and it is the prominent airport in Cambodia. It connects to cities like Kulala Lumpur, Bangkok, Beijing Hong Kong, Singapore, Vientiane, Ho Chi Minh and numerous other cities and buses and mini buses are available from airport to Koh Kong.
From Thailand: tourists can reach from Thailand to Koh Kong through road, as it is located just 10 Kms from the border and Hat Lek in Thailand is the town from where tourists can get the buses to reach Koh Kong.
By Sea: tourists can take boat from Shianokville to reach Koh Kong and apart from sea tourists can also rent motorbike or can reach by share taxis.
Hotels in Koh Kong:
Koh Kong has only few hotels and tourists can come across various guesthouses and resorts in Koh Kong and may charge from 5 to 15 USD per night. Some of the major hotels in Koh Kong are as follows:
- Koh Kong Guesthouse
- Koh Kong Island Resort
- Koh Kong Resort
- Koh Kood Resort
- Cham’s House Koh Kood Resort
- Golden Cliff Beach Resort
- Soneva Kiri Hotel
- Centara Chaan Talay Resort and Villa Trat
- The Beach Natural Resort Koh Kood
- Away Koh Kood
- For Rest Boutique House Koh Kood
- Mango Beach Resort