Today, the Cardamom Mountains are a seldom visited corner of Cambodia that nonetheless offers ample activities for outdoors enthusiasts. A particularly noteworthy sight in the area is Kompong Trach, a series of limestone caves by flowing water and time into a number of strange, otherworldly formations.
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Visit Bokor Palace, a former French hill station, complete with a casino, from the mid-20th century. Today, it's both a ghost town and national park. Bokor Mountain was used as the setting for the movie “City of Ghosts,” starring Matt Dillon and James Caan.
Charter a private helicopter to the base of the Cardamom Mountains. This region of lush flora and abundant fauna - animal prints are common sightings, if not the wildlife themselves - offers excellent hiking opportunities.
Discover Kompong Trach, famed for its Wat Kirisan Temple based at the foot of Phnom Sor mountain. Explore the amazing array of hidden caves and limestone formations, including the "Cave of 1,000 Rice Fields" - so named for its resemblance to an actual landscape of paddies.
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Cardamom Mountains Itineraries
This 12-day luxury journey through Cambodia takes you through Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, into the jungles, and down to the sea. You’ll visit heart-wrenching memorial sites like the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Museum, go on an anti-poaching patrol, and of course, visit the unforgettable Angkor Wat temples, all while staying in world-class hotels.
- 12 days / 11 nights
- Price Per Person
- From $12,700
Experience meaningful travel with this conservation- and community-focused Cambodia itinerary, designed to deepen your connection with this beautiful country.
- 10 days / 9 nights
- Price Per Person
- From $10,900
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