Things To Do In Kampot

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1. Kampot River

Kampot River

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things to do in Kampot

Kampot is a river in Kampot province in Cambodia that joins the Gulf of Thailand. It is a vital source of livelihood for the people in the area surrounding the river, who practise fishing. The river passes through the towns of Kampot and Kep, which are popular tourist destinations in the region. It is known for many sunset cruises and water activities among the tourists.

2. Popokvil Waterfall

Popokvil Waterfall

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things to do in Kampot

Popokvil is a Waterfall located in Bokor National Park close to Kampot town in Cambodia. This Waterfall with a pool surrounded by beautiful scenery and pleasant weather makes it a popular destination for tourists visiting Kampot Province.

3. Bat Cave

Bat Cave

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things to do in Kampot

Bat Cave is located in Phnom Sampeau, near Battambang in Cambodia. It is famous for the emergence of millions of the Asian wrinkle-lipped bats every evening for their nocturnal hunting. The bats return next day in the early hours of the morning before the sun rises. It’s a spectacular show in the evening worth watching if you are traveling in Northern Cambodia. You can combine visiting Bat Cave with other attractions in Phnom Sampeau, for an excellent day-trip from Battambang.

4. Salt Fields

Salt Fields

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things to do in Kampot

Salt Fields are located close to Kampot in Cambodia. They are the country's only salt fields, where the farmers harvest the sea salt throughout the year. It is one of the top attractions in Kampot for the tourists who opt for various tours from the town to learn about salt manufacturing.

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5. Kampot Markets

Kampot Markets

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There are several markets in Kampot in Cambodia. One of the main attractions would be to visit them to experience the life of the locals and know about the different products.

6. Farm Link

Farm Link

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things to do in Kampot

Farm Link is a pepper plantation centre located in Kampot in Cambodia. It is known for Kadode Kampot Pepper, which is Cambodia's largest pepper brand. Tourists travelling to Kampot can explore the free tour of Farm Link in the Pepper Garden, where they can participate in workshops, pepper tasting, demonstration of pepper processing and drying.

7. Kampot Handicrafts

Kampot Handicrafts

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Handicrafts are the most popular among the local products produced in Kampot in Cambodia. Tourists visiting the town often buy these handicrafts as souvenirs. The most famous crafts include the handmade products of corals and seashells and different types of bamboo-knitted containers unique to Cambodia.

8. Khmer Roots Cafe

Khmer Roots Cafe

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things to do in Kampot

Khmer Roots Cafe is located close to the Secret Lake outside Kampot town centre in Cambodia. Located in a remote area, a trip to this cafe offers you a chance to experience rural life in Cambodia. The unique thing about Khmer Root Cafe is that you learn to cook what order and pay accordingly. It is an ideal short trip for enjoying the countryside while exploring Kampot.

9. Old Catholic Church

Old Catholic Church

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things to do in Kampot

The Old Catholic Church or Bokor Church is a ruin located at the top of Bokor Hill Station in Bokor National Park close to Kampot in Cambodia. It is one of the structures built during the French occupation and is the oldest church in the country. The Old Catholic Church is one of the top attractions for the tourists visiting the national park, known for the viewpoints offering gorgeous views of the Gulf of Thailand.

10. Stand Up Paddle boarding

Stand Up Paddle boarding

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things to do in Kampot

Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP is a water sport activity popular among the tourists in Kampot and Kep towns in Cambodia. It is a recommended fun activity if you are visiting any of these places, where you get to explore Cambodian countryside and a beautiful sunset in the Kampot river.

11. La Plantations

La Plantations

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things to do in Kampot

La Plantation is a pepper farm located closed to Kampot in Cambodia. It is one of the famous pepper plantations in Kampot, the largest pepper producing province in the country. La Plantation is very popular among the tourists visiting Kampot for their free farm tour that gives an insight about Kampot pepper, including tasting different varieties. Planning a half-day trip to the plantation is one of the recommended activities if you are traveling in Kampot province.

12. Phnom chhngok cave temple

Phnom chhngok cave temple

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things to do in Kampot

Phnom Chhngok is a temple located close to Kampot in Cambodia. It is the only cave temple in Cambodia and is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. The temple ruins are older than the Angkor structures belonging to the Funan era, and it is one of the attractions while visiting Kampot. Phnom Chhngok cave temple is popular among the tourists for its Pre-Angkor period ruins and its remote countryside location surrounded by green fields.

13. Bokor Hill Station

Bokor Hill Station

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things to do in Kampot

Bokor is a popular hill station located close to Kampot town in Cambodia. It consists of the popular Bokor National Park, a UNESCO heritage centre covering over 1500 square kilometres is home to rare wildlife including Asiatic black bears, Leopards, elephants and birds.

FAQs on Kampot

How can I commute within Kampot?

You can get around Kampot by hiring a Tuk-Tuk or renting a motorbike daily. Cabs are available too if you want to commute more comfortably. You can also hire bikes to explore short distances. Boats are available if you're going to any of the nearby islands.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Kampot?

The top sightseeing places in Kampot are Kampot River, Popokvil Waterfall, Bat Cave, Salt Fields, Kampot Markets, Farm Link.
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