In contrast to the bustling hubs of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, Battambang is an unspoilt city which allows the visitor a glimpse of real Cambodian life. Set on the Sangke River, the town consists of  a series of sleepy streets which offer a range of small shops, cafes, restaurants etc. Battambang is a safe place in which to walk or cycle where the visitor can happily while away a few hours absorbing local sights and sounds. There is little nightlife although some restaurants do offer occasional entertainment.

The area surrounding Battambang is certainly worth exploring. As well as seeing local people practising a range of authentic trades and crafts, the visitor can enjoy local food in a riverside location, discover unspoilt Khmer ruins and Buddhist temples, and ascend a local mountain (on foot or by motorcycle taxi) before marvelling at the vast gathering of bats outside the cave below as dusk approaches.

Located in a region where the Khmer Rouge were active during the Pol Pot era, the visitor to the Battambang area can experience the moving memorial at the Well of Shadows and learn at first-hand how the ordinary Cambodians suffered and survived during this period.

No visit to the city would be complete without a trip on the 'Bamboo Train', an entertaining journey through the local countryside where the traveller sits on a bamboo platform and is propelled along the old railway track. A step back in time which reflects the relaxed and gentle atmosphere of the whole city.

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15 Days Meaningful Cambodia

What if you had the chance to not only visit Cambodia and enjoy its touristic offer, but work as a volunteer with children in need? Our new 15-days Meaningful Tour gives you this unique opportunity! The first few days, you will be working at a shelter set up by local people, where you will be able to help educate these children, encouraging them to develop an enthusiasm for education and helping them develop their skills. You will provide children with essential attention, support, care and the vital education they need, like English, performing arts and sports, and help them develop enthusiasm for learning, and developing their skills. This gratifying experience will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the nation's culture, and see first hand how Cambodia is moving forward. The second part of this tour you will be traveling through from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

  • Location: Phnom Penh - Battambang - Siem Reap
  • Continent: Asia
  • Type: Adventure and Teaching English
  • Duration: 15 Days

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