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“Something a little different”

Battambang Bat Caves
Ranked #3 of 52 things to do in Battambang
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed March 8, 2014

Cambodia is known so much for its ruins and temples and its traumatic modern history that there are few times when merely walking about in nature gets onto the radar screens of many tourists.

The Battambang Bat Caves are an exception. Now these caves don't rate as earth shattering but they are something different and they are at least one way of escaping some of the heat! This isn't a trip for those with mobility issues, you do need to do a bit of scrambling about.

This is a worthwhile side trip from your time checking out temples.

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I came to Battambang because I didn't want to have that feeling of 'I wish I had just gone there what if I missed something'. I only stayed one night because there really isnt that much to do and it was just so so hot. I was really skeptical of the bat caves as I have seen plenty of bats in my time in NSW back home but this was truly amazing. Definitely discovery channel stuff. So if you find yourself in battambang struggling to find something to do definitely give it a go. It reallllly stinks though

Thank farrcat
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

We loved the amazing sight of the millions of bats exiting their cave and traversing the sky in a long snake . Nature is incredible.

Thank jenny d
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Reviewed February 24, 2014

An incredible sight. If you're in the area - ie: have seen the killing caves or Phnom Sampeau, definitely stay for the bat caves.

Just be careful because they poop all over everyone - so observe from a far!

Thank Tori R
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Get there at least half an hour before sundown and just wait. Unbelievable! Ask your tuk tuk driver to stop on the main road just after you leave the cave area to see the bats make their way to the feeding areas.

Thank oldagetrekkers
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