Koh Kong

Koh Kong, Cambodia, boasts pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and vibrant wildlife, making it a nature lover's paradise. Its unique mangrove ecosystems offer opportunities for eco-tourism, and the stunning Tatai Waterfall provides a refreshing escape. The province's tranquility and natural beauty set it apart as a special destination for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience.

About Koh Kong

Koh Kong, also known as Kong island, is one of the biggest provinces located in the South West of Cambodia, near the border with Thailand. If you wish to discover more of green and eco-friendly Cambodia, this province will be an ideal destination in your coming trip.

With an area of 11160 square kilometers, Koh Kong province is covered with the lush deep rainforest and the Cardamom moutains, a huge moutain range. This province includes many creeks and rivers, in which Stoeng Kaoh Pa and Stoeng Me Toek are the biggest ones. The most remarkable natural landscapes in Koh Kong are pristine islands, beaches and waterfalls. The population of Koh Kong is over 200,000 people, mainly speaking Khmer. However, you also find some Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese speakers at here. Koh Kong can be not a busy town but with all of these natural and human conditions are the reason for you to stay and explore this land.

Koh Kong

Koh Kong’s highlights

Coming to Koh Kong, you can find one of the best hidden gems in Cambodia is Koh Kong Island and pristine beaches. If you want a quiet beach away from the crowds that still lets you get your feet wet and your skin tan, Rocky beach on Koh kong island is a great choice. This beach which owns a camel-colored sand with clear blue water and is an ideal place for you to swim, snorkel. Another attraction in Koh Kong is Sner beach where you can chill out, enjoy the wind and the sun of the sea from the Gulf of Thailand. Or other beautiful beaches you can explore such as Bak Khlang, Cham Yeam, Lam Da or Koh Yor beach, …

Koh Kong

Besides water sports: Scuba diving, swimming, fishing, … Koh Kong also offers tourists interesting activities such as go jungle trekking in the Cardamom moutains, exploring Ta Tai, Kbal Chhay Prek Koh waterfall, go fishing or camping on Ta Tai river, biking in the moutain and exploring the wildlife, … Especially, you can reach some casinos near the border of Thailand for intertainment.

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Koh Kong’s weather

Koh Kong has a tropical climate with the weather is warm and humid. The average temperature here is about 25-27 degrees Celsius. It devides 3 seasons in the year, including Cool season last from November to March (17-27 C), hot season last from March to May (29-38C) and rainy season begins in May, ends in October (27-35 C). So cool season is a good time for tourists to join activities easily so it’s the best time to visit Koh Kong. Read more: Best time to visit Cambodia.

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Although Koh Kong has an airport but now it’s not used for travel flights. You can reach this destination from Phnom Penh or Sihanoukville because it’s linked together by National Highway 4. It’s take about 5-6 hours driving by car depending on the season you are travelling. Along the way, you can enjoy beautiful scenery. Visiting Koh Kong is a unique experience that you should very much consider on your Cambodian vacation.

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