Cambodia

A Day in Le Kep

Explore the local lifetyle and culinary traditions of the charming fishing towns of Kep and Kampot.
8 hours | Kep

Highlights:

  • Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle of residents in Kdat fishing village.
  • Visit the local crab market, Phsar Kdam, renowned for its fresh seafood.
  • Marvel at the classic French colonial architecture of Kampot and Kep.

What to Expect:

The hidden gems of Kep and Kampot remain blissfully unspoilt with verdant landscapes, colourful crab markets, and offshore islands all waiting to be explored. After disembarking in Sihanoukville port, board a bus for a scenic 1.5 hour drive to Kdat fishing village and immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the local villagers. Continue on to Kampot, where palm trees and rice fields dot the landscape. Upon arrival in Kampot, drive along the river to marvel at the classic French colonial architecture of Kampot.  Head to the final destination of the day, the town of Kep, and enjoy a scenic drive around the former French colonial resort town before visiting the local Phsar Kdam crab market. Much loved by locals, seafood, especially, crab is often bought from this market for a picnic lunch or to enjoy at home. Dine on a delicious set lunch menu at Sailing Club Restaurant while overlooking the ocean, before heading to a pagoda and a monastery en route back to Sihanoukville.

Kampot Exploration

Experience Kampot’s laidback way of life while discovering it’s world-renowned pepper charming French Colonial architecture.
8 hours | Kampot

Highlights:

  • Visit a local pepper plantation in Kampot, where the best pepper in the world originates.
  • Meander along the riverside to view the town’s classic French colonial architecture.
  • Enjoy lunch at local restaurant before heading to Kdat fishing village.

What to Expect:

A charming riverside town with a relaxed atmosphere, Kampot never fails to capture the hearts and imaginations of those who visit. Upon arrival in Sihanoukville port, disembark your ship and board your bus for a scenic 2.5 hours drive to Kampot. Famous for its world-renowned prized pepper, stop at pepper plantation on the way to learn about the cultivation and processing of this exquisite Cambodian product. Continue to Kampot and head straight to the local market to wander its colourful stalls. Continue on foot along the riverside to take in the town’s classic French colonial architecture. Kampot was the capital of the Circonscription R√©sidentielle de Kampot under French rule and Cambodia’s most important sea port before the establishment of Sihanoukville. After lunch at a local restaurant, drive to visit Kdat fishing village to experience the local lifestyle of its villagers. Along the way back to Sihanoukville, visit a local monastery to learn more about Cambodia’s history and culture.