This morning, your Cambodia travel guide and driver will come to pick up you at hotel at 8:00AM – 8:30AM then provide a long drive (approximately 9 hours). From your hotel, we depart Phnom Penh and travel northeast to the bustling provincial city of Kompong Cham. En route, make our first stop at the spider town of Skuon. This town is 55km north of Phnom Penh and is famous for eating habits of the residents: they hunt and eat spiders. After that, continue our drive to Kompong Cham, the third largest city in Cambodia. During dry season (January to June), we can visit the Kampong Cham’s iconic bamboo bridge. Each year, Kampong Cham residents construct a temporary bamboo bridge to connect Kampong Cham town to Koh Paen island. Have your lunch at a local restaurant.
Our road journey continues on the east bank of the Mekong River, pass along many rubber and pepper plantations. We will stop along the way to witness rubber collecting and pepper plantation. Our journey will continue to the village of Snoul, the gateway to the wilds of Mondulkiri highland. From Snoul, we northeast towards the Krong Sen Monorom, the quite provincial capital city of Mondulkiri, pass through patches of lush forest and areas of cultivation and plantations. If we are lucky, we might see wild monkeys who are living in forest along the way. Arrive in Sen Monorom in the late afternoon, check in at your hotel and free at leisure.
Overnight in Mondulkiri hotel.