Today, leaving before 8am you will drive the 5 – 7 hours out to the far eastern plains of Cambodia and into the Cardamom Mountain area. (Depending on traffic around the city and the condition of the road)
First driving along the major highways, until you branch off into the more jungle scenery that this areas is famous for. Once you enter the unsealed red soil roads, your ride will become more adventurous as you cut a path, known well in this region as the only route through to the community based tourist project of Chi Pat. This area was once home to the Khmer Rouge strongholds, who fought at the borders until fairly recently and animal poaching where large amounts of money change hands for the rare species found in this area.
Now turned around, into a community tourism outreach the former poachers seek to protect the animals and showcase the regional beauty, under the watchful eye of the Wild Life alliance.
Upon arrival to the designated river location, your motor boat will be waiting to take you the 1.5 hour journey via the creek – to the booking office.
Pass by beautiful scenery and breathe in some of Asias most freshest air and untouched scenes.
Lunch will be served at the arrival guest house, as the owner settles you into your basic but well equipped accommodation.
After some relaxing you make the small jungle trek to the Rapid Waters for swimming in the fresh clear mountainous water!
Dinner is served family/ buffet style this evening, and you can retire to bed or enjoy the stars at leisure. Overnight in your charming but simple guest house.
Meals: B, L, D