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Battambang Bat Caves

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Battambang Bat Caves

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Phnom Sampeou off National Highway 57, Battambang 02000 Cambodia
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Could be the perfect package tour for those who really love exploring Cambodia an ancient temple from the Angkor Empire Kingdom onto a modern city, and the southern coat of Cambodia. The journey offers the best of active walking tour to the authentic wilderness, admired by beautiful countryside on the way and have chance to taste famous Cambodian food.
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Sandra E wrote a review Aug 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana22 contributions
A must see in Battambang !! Millions of bats leaving the caves just before sunset. As you enter the street there are chairs and tables alongside the road whereby you can sit and watch the bats when they come out of the cave.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Ca O wrote a review Jul 2020
13 contributions6 helpful votes
If you're considering not visiting the bat caves, stop being a silly sausage. It's potentially a once in a lifetime experience (twice for me cause I'm well lucky) and it's truly awesome.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Todd and Kanha wrote a review Jul 2020
35 contributions30 helpful votes
I've been to the bat cave several times and I've enjoyed it the same each time. About a hour before sunset, thousands of bats come pouring out of the cave. This continues nonstop for over an hour. Its amazing to watch the swirling line of bats cut across the sky
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Date of experience: September 2019
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TheHumbleTravellers wrote a review May 2020
Greater Noida, India537 contributions35 helpful votes
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Every evening at very near to specific time, thousands of nocturnal bats taking flight from the surrounding caves in a massive formation of dark, black clouds. Be sure to photograph this amazing and staggering sight. This a natural spectacle and is a must must do activity in Cambodia, I doubt if any such activity can be seen anywhere in the world. There are many restaurants around here which provide sitting spaces provided you buy atleast one drink. We opted a restaurant with terrace to get best view and it was a great experience.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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RC_luv2trvl wrote a review May 2020
Waxhaw, North Carolina21 contributions1 helpful vote
It's about a 30 min drive to this mountain from BTB just off the highway 57. The mountain itself has scattered caves abound some with skeleton remains from the unfortunate Khmer Rouge era. Temples and monks make their home on the mountain amongst the obligatory local tourist stands. Casual walking required up top but nothing strenuous. $2 entry fee. You should time it such that you come down from the mountain by 5 PM then stop at the bottom of the mountain (near the entrance) and watch the wondrous nightly departure of thousands and thousands of bats! It's like being in a National Geographic moment. This is an excellent day excursion from Battambang.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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