Kbal Chhay Waterfall and Sihanoukville City Tour

  • Duration Full Day
  • Experiences Tour Guide English
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  • No Deposit Required
  • Free Cancellation 48 hours before
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted

Welcome to coastal Cambodia, to sandy beaches, tropical islands, provincial towns and and budding resorts on the warm waters of the Gulf.

Sihanoukville - the largest city on the coat - is a beach and port town, offering beach umbrellas and thatched roofed eateries, 24-hour bars and every thing from a laid back chair on the sand to an endless party vibe.

 

Tour Itinerary

Kbalchhay Waterfall at Sihanoukville is situated on the PrekTuk Sap River located about 40 minutes away from Sihanoukville. To reach the site from Sihanoukville, take National Road 4 toward Phnom Penh. About 7 kilometers out side of town, there is a sign announcing the site (at mile marker 217). Turn left and go 9 kilometers along trail. The water at KbalChhay comes from many sources along the mountain range, although only three of these sources visible. The Waterfall, which is 14 meters high, is at the point where those three sources joint. The KbalChhay Waterfalls is actually a collection of 3 meters to 5 meters high waterfalls This tourist attraction with its amazing natural beauty is not to be missed, when you stay in Sihanoukville.

The history of KbalChhay waterfall was found in 1960. until 1963 KbalChhay arranged as the clean water sources for providing to Sihanouk Ville, but the arrengement was failed become a hidden place for Khmer Rouge. In 1997, KbalChhay was changed to the developing zone. In 1998 KbalChhay was for bid by KoKan Company on constructing road and changing this site as tourist resort for local and international tourists. Nowadays, the Royal Goverment of Cambodia has changed this site as the clean water sources for providing clean water to Sihanoukville.

However, only three water sources are visible of the KbalChhay Waterfalls, the site is very popular. Besides being just a picturesque sight, the location of the KbalChhay Waterfalls in Sihanoukville is also a popular picnic spot where you can spend your day amongst the greenery and serene natural ambience of KbalChhay Waterfalls in Sihanoukville. The area also offers abundance of food and drink stand that drink stands for refreshments if you need any. Try going on a weekday if you want a quiet visit.

Central Market

This bustling local market encompasses more then 1,000 vendors and is known for extraordinary seafood, which you will see displayed along with fresh vegetables and unusual items such as palm sugar, a natural sweetener. The market is located in the town center, approximately 12 kilometers (7 miles) southeast of the cruise pier.

Golden Lion Roundabout

Named for its statues of these majestic beasts, the roundabout built in 1996 reflects the importance of the lion, which has become a symbol of Sihanoukville. The roundabout is located approximately 6 kilometers (4 miles) southeast of cruise pier.

Sokha Beach

Although this beach is privately owned by the Sokha Beach Resort, it can be accessed for a small fee by those not staying at the hotel. Unlike many beaches in Sihanoukville, Sokha Beach does not have panhandlers or locals trying to sell trinkets to tourists the beach is located approximately 6 kilometers (4 miles) southeast of the cruise pier.

Independence Beach

Named after the seven-story Independence Hotel, this beach is popular with both tourists and locals. The beach is located approximately 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) south of the cruise pier.

Wat Krom

This is the pagoda where many residents of Sihanoukville practice Buddhism. Here you may see monks chanting and young monks learning Pali, the sacred language of the Buddhist scriptures. Most of the pagodas in town are brightly painted and decorated with deities represented by hooded snakes, particularly king cobras. They are called nagas. a Sanskrit word for snake. Wat krom is located approximately 3 kilometers (2 miles) south of the cruise pier.

 

Inclusions

  • A full day tour with a local English speaking guide.
  • Transportation by car / mini-van / bus / coach with professional driver.
  • All entrance and donation fees for visits as mentioned in the description.
  • Cold water and towel during tours.
  • Pickup and drop off at hotels or the cruise port in Sihanoukville. 

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Full Day
  • Day Tours
  • SHV0010
  • Sihanoukville

Tour Overview

We begin with a pre-dawn departure (8.30 to 9.00 am depending on your hotel location) for waterfall outside Sihanouk Ville. Enter the great KbalChhay Waterfall was marked for development into a reservoir to supply clean water to the city of Sihanouk Ville, Golden Lion Roundabout, Sokha Beach, Independence Beach and  Wat Krom Pagoda.