Welcome to Kampot

Eclipsed as a port when Sihanoukville was founded in 1959, Kampot also makes an excellent base for exploring Bokor National Park, the neighbouring seaside town of Kep, and the superb cave-temples and verdant countryside of the surrounding area. A growing expat community is contributing to new cultural developments and more culinary variety.

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$210 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kampot Rural Day Ride

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Starling Farm, Kampot, Kampot ProvinceStop for lunch here, and discover a secret pool!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kep National Park, Kep, Kep ProvinceRide through the park, and stop off for some cool views of the area!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kep Beach, Kep, Kep ProvinceQuick drink stop at Kep Beach.Duration: 10 minutes

$150 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Best of Kep - Kampot from Sihanoukville or Phnom Penh

We will start to leave from hotel client stay in Sihanoukville or from Phnom Penh refer to Kampot Kep to explore tour full day.Discover the rustic and charming Kampot town, its history and architecture as we explore the town’s streets. You will also get a chance to see a fishing village at work, to give you insights of daily life around Kampot.Salt is one of Kampot’s most important products.  In this tour, we will stop at a salt field near the coastline where you will witness and learn how salt is made the traditional way.  Salt fields only operate during the dry season.  You will never look at salt the same way again after seeing how much hard work making them entails. and well known for its export-quality peppers.  We will then spice up our tour with a visit to a pepper farm. Get a chance to understand how peppers are grown, harvested, dried and ground.  See different varieties of pepper ranging from black, green, red and white.  Before we move on the Kep, we will make a stop at the Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple.  The brick temple nestled inside the limestone cave is dedicated to Shiva. Kampot City, located in southwest Cambodia, is a town cut across by the Praek Tuek Chhu River and is blessed with a view of the Elephant Mountains.  One cannot escape the hints of French colonial occupation in Kampot, where you could see colorful French-style buildings mixed with red tile-roofed shop houses.We will continue to Kep town, Kep is best known for its sea foods, especially crab.  We will take you to the Crab Market to see the bustling activity while locals bring in their fresh catch.  Our next stop will be a relaxing break at Kep Beach.  Enjoy the laidback and quiet beach environment along Kep’s coastline.  Return to Sihanouk Ville or Phnom Penh after tour and drop off at your hotel or port.

$130 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Bokor and Kampot Revealed by Knai Bang Chatt

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bokor National Park, Kampot, Kampot ProvinceDepart Kep by car and enjoy the best that Kampot has to offer, explore the glorious Bokor Hill with sweeping views of the region.Duration: 1 hour

$48 Outdoor Activities

Discovery Tour: Caving, Climbing, Via Ferrata and Abseiling

8 to 8:20 am: Pick Up8:45 am: Arrive at the mountain, get geared up and a have safety briefing.9:00 am: The tour starts with an easy 30 meter climb. On top of the mountain you are rewarded with breathtaking views. Up there starts the first Via Ferrata, a steel cable attached to the rock where you clip onto twice. Safely being clipped on, you traverse to the other side where you abseil 30 meters down magnificent caves!10:00 am: We strap on a headlight and go for an amazing caving tour. We tell you about the history while you encounter big stalactites, shrines, unique flora and fauna. 2 more Via Ferratas lead you safely out of the caves to the top and back again to the heart of the mountain.11:00 am: After a short break you start rock climbing . The site is cool and shady and offers over 20 routes to choose from. Everybody, from absolute beginner to more experienced climber can climb their heart out.12:45 pm: When you've climbed enough, we finish the tour and take you back to the office/guesthouse.

$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!

$25 Outdoor Activities

Half-Day Adventure to the Pepper Farm by Scooter

Stop 1: Salt Farm Your first stop will be at a salt farm, where your guide will explain the importance of Cambodia’s salt industry to the local community of Kampot. Learn about the processes involved in this industry, and try to sneak a taste if you’re lucky! Stop 2: Rice Fields By your next stop, you would have noticed Kampot’s vast landscape of paddy fields. Paddy farming is a major agricultural activity in Kampot, and many local farmers still use traditional methods to farm and harvest rice. Your guide—who may even have had experience working in the paddy fields—will tell you more about the processes involved in this activity, as you take in this incredible scene. Stop 3: Pepper Farm Next up, your guide will lead you to a pepper farm, a well-known industry of Kampot. Here, you will learn about the different varieties of pepper and its plantations. This is also a great stop for photo opportunities! Stop 4: Secret Lake Moving away from Kampot’s economic activities, your guide will take you to the “Secret Lake,” originally an irrigation dam built during the Khmer Rouge regime. This is a peaceful and lovely spot to relax and swim at. Stop 5: Historical Temple Cave Your final stop will be at a temple cave overlooking Kampot’s gorgeous, natural landscape. Learn more about this historical temple from your guide, and be sure to take lots of photos!