Welcome to Kampot Province


The province is renowned for producing some of the world’s finest pepper. Durian-haters be warned: Kampot is also Cambodia’s main producer of this odoriferous fruit.


Top experiences in Kampot Province

Travel guides

Starting at $36.39

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Kampot Province activities

$35 Outdoor Activities

Full Day Pepper Farm Adventure by Scooter

Stop 1: Kampot’s Salt Field We begin the first stop at the beautiful looking, salt field. It is the best way to learn the interesting mix of Cambodia’s salt product. Your guide is ready to tell you the many relevant information of the only located salt area in Cambodia. Stop 2: Agriculture beyond the Salt The next stop is the greenery rice fields. At this stop, you will get to see the different season practice of planting rice. Your friendly local guide will detail you about the agricultural development from having rice product, and yes you sometimes get to bump into the field and plant the rice, too! Stop 3: Temple and Cave Times! After farming stop, there is temple and cave time! Your guide will ride you off the beaten track to see a mountain-cave-temple.  This time, please put your shoes ready as you will get to hike up to the cave. When inside the cave, you will get to learn the interesting of the temple history and the Khmer’s ancient cultures. Time to also capture the great Kampot’s view from the top! Stop 4: To the Secret Lake After a little bit of mountain activities, it is time to relax! Relax but ready! Your guide will take you to the “secret Lake”. It is the historical dam built during the Khmer Rouge Regime. Listen to the stories of this sad built dam from your knowledgeable guide. And we bet you can also take a Swim! Stop 5: Explore the Pepper Farm Next up, your guide will lead you a Pepper Farm, a well-known farming industry of Kampot province. Here, you will learn about the different varieties of pepper and its plantations. This is also a great stop for photos opportunities! Stop 6: The Cambodian Cuisines Hungry yet? After an active visit to the world’s best pepper, your guide will take you to a relaxing place for your lunch! Choose your own selection menu, but let’s say it’s a typical Khmer food. If you like chicken, we would say “Char Kdoa Moan”; it is the best among all! Stop 7: Beach Time! After a delicious lunch, your guide will take you to the beautiful beach, Kep! Don’t wait, take an enjoyable swimming in the very clean sea. Take a visit to the nearby Crab market and probably giving some try on the unique crab taste?We finish our tour by driving the scooter back to Kampot town. Feel the relax and enjoy a great night sleep after a busy tour!

$150 Outdoor Activities

Kachoch Hill-tribe Jungle Trek

Each tour begins with Evening briefing. At 4:30 PM, we will meet at your hotel in Ban Lung, Ratanakiri for a journey briefing. It is the first opportunity for everyone to meet the guide on their trip and to run over the final details so everyone knows what to expect.Day 1: Approximately 4-6 hours trekYou will be picked up from your hotel at 8.30am and travel north to Kachon village approximately 90 minutes drive. From Kachon we take a scenic boat ride for about 50 minutes on Sesan river to a remote village of Kachoch ethnic minority. Upon arrival to the village, we meet our Kachoch ranger and start our trekking tour. At the beginning of the hike, we pass by many interesting rice fields and farm houses.Lunch break at a farm house. Prepare and get changed to avoid getting cut from the jungle and beaten by insects as we are heading deeper.Carry on the trek and hike passing through bamboo forest, rocky hills, streams, thick jungle stopping on a hilltop to enjoy beautiful scenery. After 4 hours we arrive to the waterfall. This three tier waterfall measures at least over forty meters and a beautiful clear river at its bottom is waiting for you rinse the sweat off your body and invigorate your muscles. In the evening, your guide and ranger will set up a shelter, prepare the food, dinner at the camp-fire and overnight in hammock with mosquito net near the waterfall. (Accommodation: hammock with mosquito attached, meal: lunch, dinner)Day 2: Approximately 4-6 hours trekEarly in the morning, you can enjoy hot coffee or tea. Breakfast will be prepared on wood fire. Today trek is on a loop back to Kaoh Piek village and the primary forest changes in to the secondary. Once in a while we take a rest a little bit to enjoy the jungle surrounding and your guide will explain the natural resource as well as you will learn about your ranger’s way of life. After 3 hours of the trek we reach the outskirt of Kaoh Piek and a small farm house where we can take our main break for lunch. In the afternoon, we continue further south to Kachoch village of Kaoh Piek where we’ll visit the sacred cemetery of Kachoch indigenous group. Kaoh Piek is home to a traditional Kachoch burial ground complete with carved effigies of the deceased. Family groups are buried side by side and elaborate ceremonies held after a period of mourning. There are wooden men and women statues standing in front the tombs to guard and likeness of elephant tusks and beautiful decorated tombs. You will learn about the animist belief of Kachoch hill tribe from you guide. Afterwards we walk to Sesan River and continue by boat back to Kachon village. Our our Kachoch hill tribe adventure mountain trek has now come to an end and we are picked up by car and travel back to Ban Lung arriving at approximately 4.00 PM. (Meal: breakfast, lunch)

$1187.50 Private & Custom Tours

7-Days Cambodia from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh - Kampot - Koh Rong

This 7-day tour will give you a great insight in Cambodia. Our guide and the tours listed are also included. Itinerary: Day 1: Pick up from Siem Reap hotel to visit Angkor Wat, Angkor thom (Bayon, Bapoun, Elephant terrace), Ta Prom (Lunch at Local restaurant). Overnight in Siem Reap.  Day 2: Early tour at 5am to visit the sunrise at Angkor Wat and after coming back to the hotel fyou have free time to rest or explore Siem Reap till 15h00pm. Then we go to visit the Pink Temple of Banteay Srei. On the way back we stop at Pre Rup for sunset view. Overnight in Siem Reap.  Day 3: We say goodbye to Siem Reap at 9am. We will head to our hotel in Phnom Penh.  Half way we stop for lunch and visit an old temple called Sambor Preikuk. We will arrive at Phnom Penh around 6pm. Overnight in Phnom Penh.  Day4: After breakfast at 9am we visit the royal palace, killing fields (1975-1979) and Wat Phnom. You will enjoy the lunch at a local restaurant and afterwards go straight to Kampot province.Overnight at Kampot.  Day5: At 8am we start to visit a Kampot pepper farm, the salt fields and sea food market and visit kompot city.Overnight at Kampot. Day6: Check out from Kampot and drive to Shihanoukville around 8am. We explore the town a little bit before taking the speed boat to Koh Rong paradise island.Overnight at Koh Rong Island.  Day7: Check out from Koh Rong and back to Shihanoukville or transfer to Phnom Penh International  Airport. End of service. 

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No matter where you travel in Cambodia, the past is always present. History, both ancient and modern, is everywhere here; whether you’re cycling in the shadows of the mighty Angkor Wat, wandering the streets of cosmopolitan Phnom Penh, or exploring the Irrawaddy in search of river dolphins, you can’t escape the pull of time that shaped – and continues to shape – this arresting land.

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Ultimate Cambodian Adventure

No matter where you travel in Cambodia, the past is always present. History, both ancient and modern, is everywhere here; whether you’re cycling in the shadows of the mighty Angkor Wat, wandering the streets of cosmopolitan Phnom Penh, or exploring the Irrawaddy in search of river dolphins, you can’t escape the pull of time that shaped, and continues to shape, this arresting land.

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