Tourist Places to Visit in Oddor Meanchey, Cambodia, Asia
Oddor Meanchey is a province in Cambodia; it is located in the remote place and on the periphery of Thailand. Oddor Meanchey is surrounded by National Parks like Ta Phraya and Kulen Prum Tep wildlife sanctuary. Oddor Meanchey was the major base for war against Thailand and numerous battles were fought at this region. Oddor Meanchey is bounded by Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap, Preah Vihear, Thailand, and Samraong. Capital of Oddor Meanchey is Samraong and Oddor Meanchey is located at the distance of 450 Kms from the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Zip code of Oddor Meanchey is 17401 and coordinates are 14.1670° N 103.50° E.
Tourism in Oddor Meanchey:
Oddor Meanchey is located close to mountains, wildlife, waterfalls and various natural beauties but it is not famous as the other province in Cambodia. It is slowly developing in tourism sector and tourists can rent motorbikes from city to trip in these mountains and discover the forest area.
Places to visit in Oddor Meanchey:
Champei waterfall is located 30 Kms away from Oddor Meanchey and it is a natural stream located middle of the mountains and best site to visit in this region. This waterfall is bounded by flowers and dense vegetation.
It is one of the renowned resorts in Oddor Meanchey, located 38 Kms away from this region and identified for its number of casinos, restaurants and hotels and this resort is enclosed by natural charm.
The Cultural Site of Khmer Rouge:
It is located in Anlong Veng district is the home of former Khmer Rouge Commander Ta Mok. Tourists can come across various statues, which describe how rebels lived.
It is located in Thmat Boey wildlife sanctuary and this one of the famed wildlife sanctuaries located close to Oddor Meanchey and visited by number of tourists from all over the world.
Other places to visit in Oddor Meanchey:
- Prek Toal and Bird Santuary
- River & Park Area
- Srok Yeung or Our Ecotourism Site
- The Great Lake Tonle Sap & Floating Village
- Kbal Spean
- Khmer Classical Dancing
- Kompong Khleang
Best time to visit Oddor Meanchey:
Oddor Meanchey is bounded by mountains and very few tourists visit this region, best time to visit Oddor Meanchey is between the months of October to March.
How to Reach Oddor Meanchey?
By Air: the nearest airport is Siem Reap International Airport, located at the distance of 128 Kms from Oddor Meanchey and flights from this airport connects to Kuala Lumpur, Phuket , Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong, Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Busan, Yangon, and few other cities.
By Road: there are various mini buses, buses, taxis and share taxis available from Siem Reap to Oddor Meanchey and if tourists want to enjoy the bike ride, they can rent motorcycle from Siem Reap.
Hotels in Oddor Meanchey:
Oddor Meanchey is not a major tourist destination but it is bound by mountains. Only few hotels are sited in Oddor Meanchey and not much popular hotels or guesthouse in this region. Rooms in this region may cost from $4 to $ 10 USD. Prominent hotels are located in Siem Reap, located at the distance of 134 Kms from Oddor Meanchey. Some of the major hotels in Oddor Meanchey and Siem Reap are as follows:
- Meanchey Guesthouse
- Rikreay guesthouse
- La Maison Angkor
- Ree Hotel
- Empress Angkor Hotel
- Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa
- Pacific Hotel Siem Reap
- Royal Angkor Resort
- Majestic Angkor Hotel
- City Angkor
- Cozyna Angkor Hotel Siem Reap