Kampong Luong Floating Village
54, Krakor, Cambodia
About Kampong Luong Floating Village
The Kompong Luong floating village is the product of one man’s vision and the collective endeavor of the entire community. Situated in the southern section of Tonle Sap lake in Pursat province, this is one of the most intriguing parts in Cambodia. Here, you will experience how the community adapts in their environment.
Attractions near Kampong Luong Floating Village
This 2538-sq-km sanctuary has the country's highest peak, Phnom Aural, and is just east of the Central Cardamoms National Park. Unfortunately, the area is being destroyed from the south and the east by corrupt land speculation and rampant illegal logging. But also it is one of the main attractions in this area by its flora and fauna.
It was one of the tallest peaks in Cambodia. The view from its top is truly astonishing. It is in the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains. To protect the biodiversity of the mountains, Phnom Aural Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1993.
This is a large freshwater lake located in Combodia and flows through the provinces of Cambodia. It is one of the beautiful attractions by its natural beauty and it is also one of the main water resources in this area.
Phnom Santok is a cultural and natural site located in Ko Koh village, Ko Koh commune, Santuk district, about 17 kilometers south of Kampong Thom provincial town. The site includes four mountains: Phnom Srah Kmao or Phnom Tbeng, Phnom Penhum or Phnom Kraper, Phnom Champa, and Phnom Santuk.
The Bakong is the first of the large mountain temples in Angkor. It belongs to the Roluos group, build at the end of the 9th century. The Bakong and the other temples of the Roluos group, like the Preah Ko and the Lolei were build in Hariharalaya, an early capital of the Khmer empire. This area is now called Roluos, located North of Tonle Sap lake, about 15 kilometers East of Siem Reap.
Preah Ko is one of the four temples which make up the Roluos Group, the other three being Bakong, Lolei, and Prasat Prei Monti. It’s one of the oldest temples built during the Khmer empire and predates Angkor Wat by a few hundred years. The temple was built under the Khmer King Indravarman I in 879 to honor members of the king's family, whom it places in relation to the Hindu deity Shiva.
Where is Kampong Luong Floating Village
Discover more attractions in Pursat Province, where Kampong Luong Floating Village is located
Pursat is the fourth biggest province of Cambodia. The province is located in the western part of the country and borders clockwise from the north with Battambang, the Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Chhnang, Kompong Speu, Koh Kong, and Thailand. Pursat offers a perfect access to both the Tonle Sap and the Cardamom Mountains