Ko Kong, Cambodia
Koh Kong is a town in the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains region of Cambodia, adjacent to the border with Thailand. Koh Kong has long had a reputation as a “Wild West” frontier town, however with the building of the Thai- Cambodian bridge across the river, the town is becoming a modest tourist destination.
Around Koh Kong, there are islands, mountains, jungles, rivers, waterfalls, a zoo, casino, and a lot more. Popular activities include boat tours to the uninhabited Koh Kong Island and trekking in the Cardamom Mountains.
Things to See & Do
* Koh Kong island
* Jungles & waterfalls
* Trekking in the Cardamom mountains
* Scuba diving & snorkeling
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Riel (KHR)
Language – Khmer
Population – 200,000 approx
Land Area – 868 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus hours seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +855
Travel Links – Koh Kong is accessible by bus from Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville. Minibuses and tourist air-con buses leave Koh Kong mainly in the mornings (but some do even in the afternoon, probably depending on number of passengers available). On the way back, they usually leave in the morning and arrive to Koh Kong in the afternoon.