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The most beautiful at the countryside. Phnom Kulen is the great national park with waterfall, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reak S
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Nice change of pace

When you want to take something in other than feasting on delicious foods, shopping in the markets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrick D
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“the river” (116 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful at the countryside. Phnom Kulen is the great national park with waterfall, a thousand linga and the biggest Buddha staying on the top of the mountain. Who loves swimming this place will satisfy you.

Thank Reak S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you want to take something in other than feasting on delicious foods, shopping in the markets and visiting the temples downtown, check out Phnom Kulen. It's a wayssss away (about 1:45) and costs $20 for some guy who "cleared" (definitely not paved) a road...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Preah Ang Thom a sacred place where a statute of a reclining Buddha was carved into a huge sandstone boulder. You are not allowed to wear shoe to the temple and have to leave you shoe with the local kid (and later you need to...More

1  Thank inami7798
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Different seasons give very different waterfalls to look at and swim in. Very picturesque, the journey there is part of the fun, winding through the countryside, hills then up the mountain. Water is clean and warm to swim in. Lots of places to buy food...More

Thank GelorupLynda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kulen is a spot in Cambodia that reminds me of being at the river with my family and friends in my hometown (Russian River, CA). It's the spot for locals and tourists to take a river day! It seemed quite aways from Siem Reap, approx...More

Thank MikeandMeliss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kulen mountain is around a two & a half hour drive from Siem Reap, much of it on steep, unpaved roads. Taking a car (or even better a 4x4) is recommended. The scenery on the way is lush, with amazing sandstone rock formations, & the...More

Thank suzanf
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went there by motorbike from Siem Reap and the road is really nice and empty but it's around 55-60 km from Siem Reap so it's not going to be a short ride under the sun and anyway the breeze in the road and the...More

Thank Sherif A
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We went by car and used a guide, as we did for most tours and which seemed to work well for us, as he was awear of the requirement to get a mountain pass the day previous ( $ 20 US per person ) and...More

1  Thank James O
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I would focus on the carved Buda and the 1000 lingas, the latter referring to rocks in the river carved with and carrying lots of history, very interesting. Waterfalls are part of a pick nick areas and would not surprise. Do not pay attention to...More

Thank Manuel O
Reviewed June 4, 2017

First off, I went during the rainy season. And this is important because I came here after days of rain and the surge of water was phenomenal! I had a lot of trouble even swimming to the base because of how hard the water was...More

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May 7, 2017|
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Response from Llewellyn53 | Reviewed this property |
The only part you may want to avoid is the climb down to the pool at the bottom of the main waterfall - the climb down is easy, the climb back up not so easy. Don't forget there is the river with the carvings in the bed... More
December 29, 2016|
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Response from CJ-Omaha | Reviewed this property |
We booked through a local travel agency prior to getting there, Khiri Travel. They treated us well through our whole trip.
July 25, 2016|
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Response from johnda667 | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Siem Reap twice. Last year we had the most amazing guide. We did a day trip to Phnom Kulen it was fantastic. I would highly recommend him. He was everything we hoped for in a guide, much of which we... More