Visit Battambang

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Visit Battambang

Overview

Situated on a rich and fertile plain, Battambang city has the Stung Sangkae River flowing through its French Colonial town centre. The region is also home to numerous Angkorian sites.

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The above prices are from per person, based on low season travel. Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.

Itinerary

Day 1: Stop en route at the 17th century capital of Udong to see traditional handmade pottery at Kampong Chhnang and the floating village of Chnok Tru. (L)

The floating village of Chnok Tru
The floating village of Chnok Tru

Day 2: Take in the views of the Prasat Banan Temple from Phnom Banan Hill. Continue to the non-governmental organisation,’La Maison de Coco’, where you will meet with a representative of the organisation and learn more about the weaving skills that this organisation teaches to its students. Return to Battambang by tuk tuk and tour the city centre, admiring the beautiful colonial buildings. (B,L)

High water season Travel by speedboat down Stung Sangkae River to Tonle Sap
High water season Travel by speedboat down Stung Sangkae River to Tonle Sap

Day 3: August to February – High water season Travel by speedboat down Stung Sangkae River to Tonle Sap. From here, transfer to your Siem Reap hotel where your arrangements end. (B,L) March to July – Low water season Drive to the National Silk Centre, before continuing to your Siem Reap hotel where your arrangements end. (B,L)