Welcome to Pursat


You know you've hit Pursat town when huge marble monument shops begin to rim the roadside – if you're in the market for a life-size statue of a rearing horse, you're in the right place. This dusty provincial capital, known for its carvers, is no beauty but it makes a good base for a day-trip to the floating village of Kompong Luong or an expedition into the wilds of the Central Cardamoms.


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Complete Cambodia Motorcycle Adventure

Day 1: Arrival day - Bonus night accommodation. Transfer from airport to hotel. *Welcome dinner Day 2: Free day to explore Phnom Penh under your own steam. Biike handover at 5pm Day 3: Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham, 120 km Ride out of the city taking a Buddhist blessing enroute and overnight in Kampong Cham on the banks of the Mekong Day 4: Kampong Cham to Sen Monorom, 180 km Ride to the provincial capital of Mondulkiri. On arrival, visit the local waterfalls of Bou Sra, one of the biggest in the country Day 5: Mondulkiri to Ratanakiri, 200 km Head further north to Banlung, home to a large volcanic crater lake, Yeak Laom. Lunch there and maybe even have a swim too. Then on to the hotel for a peaceful evening. Day 6: Ratanakiri to Stung Treng, 240 km Head for the Laos border province of Stung Treng. Grab a boat to look for the rare Mekong Irrawaddy river dolphin on the Laos border and a chance to take in the awesome sight of Four Thousand Islands, the largest falls in SE Asia. Stay the night in Stung Treng town Day 7: Stung Treng to Sra Em and Preah Vihear, 280 km Strike for the remote corner of Thailand at the temple of Preah Vihear. Blast up the steep road to the top of the plateau that forms the border with Thailand and Cambodia. Stay in the nearby town of Sra Em Day 8: Sra Em to Preah Khan, 160 km Head south to a huge and very much off-the-beaten-track temple. Preah Khan is where you'll spend the night under canvas Day 9: Preah Khan to Siem Reap, 200 km Break camp to travel on to Siem Reap, home to the world's largest religious monument, Angkor Wat Day 10: Siem Reap - City of temples (Rest day) A free day to explore Siem Reap and the surrounding temples. Meet for dinner Day 11: Around the lake to Battambang / Pursat, 150 km Head around the north end of the lake. Lunch in Battambang, the former military garrison town and frontline in the battle with the Khmer Rouge. Ride a out of town to the Bat and Killing Caves. End the day in Pursat with a dip in the pool Day 12: Over the Cardamoms, 240 km Ride from Pursat into the Cardamoms national park past the huge new Chinese hydroelectric project. The Cardamoms is one of the last great wildernesses in SE Asia and, despite the hydro projects, still boasts a wealth of wildlife. Great views of the jungle-covered mountains. Stay the night in the coastal fishing town of Koh Kong Day 13: The beach comb, 200 km From Koh Kong, you ride back along the edge of the national park down to the coastal town of Kampong Saom. Stay in a luxury hotel close to the beach and in the heart of town. Cambodia Expeditions has often stopped on this route to listen out for the wild gibbons in the park. Finish the day with your boots in the ocean and a cocktail in hand Day 14: Beach relax (Rest day) Fee day to explore. Farewell dinner. Day 15: Transfer to the airport, 220km

$288 Private & Custom Tours

Battam Bang City Private Tour from Siem Reap Town

We will leave from Siem Reap to visit Battam Bang City that located in the far northwest. Bordering provinces are Banteay Meanchey to the north, Pursat to the east and south, Siem Reap to the northeast, and Pailin to the west. The northern and southern extremes of the province's western boundaries form part of the international border with Thailand. In addition, Tonle Sap forms part of the northeastern boundary between Siem Reap and Pursat. Battambang is one of the provinces included in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. The province's fertile rice fields have led to a mostly agricultural economy giving rise to the moniker "the Rice Bowl of Cambodia". The province features a range of cultures as well as natural resources. Seventy five percent of the area is jungles and mountains. The area has a tropical climate.Wat Ek Phnom is a partly collapsed 11th-century temple situated 11 km north of Battambang. The temple measures 52m by 49m and is surrounded by the remains of a laterite wall and an ancient baray (reservoir). A lintel depicting the Churning of the Ocean of Milk is situated above the east entrance to the central temple, the upper flanks of which hold some finely carved bas-reliefs. Construction of an oversized Buddha statue began by locals next to the temple has been stopped by the government because, they say, it mars the site’s historical provenance and "timeless beauty". Wat Ek Phnum is a very popular picnic and pilgrimage destination for Khmers at festival times.City tour and visit the Ta Tambang Kronhong and then Bamboo train and lunch. Wat Banan is located some 25 km south of Battambang City, has been likened to a smaller version of the more imposing Angkor Wat. Built in the 10th century, it is very popular at weekends with Khmer families out on picnics. Battambang is accessible by road, and by boat via the Sangkea River. Both the airport and railway line are not in use. Buses make 5-6 hour journey from Phnom Penh and the 3-4 hour journey from Siem Reap almost hourly with 164 km. Lastly visit Phnom Sapeuv and watching the beat bird and come back to Siem Reap.

$475 Private & Custom Tours

Battam Bang Private Tour with one night there from Siem Reap Town

We will leave from Siem Reap at 10AM to Battam Bang City that located in the far northwest with bordering provinces are Banteay Meanchey to the north, Pursat to the east and south, Siem Reap to the northeast, and Pailin to the west. The northern and southern extremes of the province's western boundaries form part of the international border with Thailand. In addition, Tonle Sap forms part of the northeastern boundary between Siem Reap and Pursat. Battambang is one of the provinces included in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. The province's fertile rice fields have led to a mostly agricultural economy giving rise to the moniker "the Rice Bowl of Cambodia". The province features a range of cultures as well as natural resources. Seventy five percent of the area is jungles and mountains. The area has a tropical climate.We will arrive there about 1PM at noon time and checking in the hotel after that we leave at 3:00PM to visit Wat Ek Phnom is a partly collapsed 11th-century temple situated 11 km north of Battambang. The temple measures 52m by 49m and is surrounded by the remains of a laterite wall and an ancient baray (reservoir). A lintel depicting the Churning of the Ocean of Milk is situated above the east entrance to the central temple, the upper flanks of which hold some finely carved bas-reliefs. Construction of an oversized Buddha statue began by locals next to the temple has been stopped by the government because, they say, it mars the site’s historical provenance and "timeless beauty". Wat Ek Phnum is a very popular picnic and pilgrimage destination for Khmers at festival times. Next we will go to visit Phnom Sampov and watching the beat bird and then come back to have dinner at the city and return to hotel. Next day at 8:00AM we visit Ta Tambang Kronhong (Black stick man status) and move to ancient house, after that we are going to ride bamboo train and the last visit Banan temple is located some 25 km south of Battambang City, has been likened to a smaller version of the more imposing Angkor Wat. Built in the 10th century, it is very popular at weekends with Khmer families out on picnics. We finish our tour and return back to Siem Reap.