Kirirom National Park, Kampong Speu

Categories: Nature & Parks
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3.8/5 based on 10+ reviews on the web
Kirirom National Park is a national park in Cambodia. It is located mostly in Phnom Sruoch District, Kampong Speu Province, while a smaller section is in neighboring Koh Kong Province.LegendThe meaning of "Kirirom" is "Happy Mountain". This name was given to the area by King Monivong in the 1930s. The ancient name of the place was Phnom Vorvong Sorvong for the main two hills there were connected with the Cambodian popular legend about two heroic princely brothers, Vorvong and Sorvong.DescriptionThe park extends over the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains. It is located 112 km from Phnom Penh off National Highway 4 on the road to Sihanoukville.Lying at 675m (2,215 ft) above sea level, Kirirom was Cambodia's first officially designated national park.It contains many footpaths through the forests with a number of small lakes and waterfalls and was once used as a refuge by the Khmer Rouge.
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  • Beautiful wooded hills. Great escape from chaos and dirt of Phnom Penh. Avoid the expensive restaurants at the top near waterfall serving various 'forest meats'. These restaurants are popular and crow...  read more »
  • Sleep one night at Kirirom national park with my family, enjoy drink and good food with fresh air. wonderful forest. I like it will be back soon។ 
  • Awesome place to escape from the hectic highways. There are several picnic spots, a waterfall, some religious spots and viewing spots. There are a couple mountain lodges, and a campsite on top of the ...  read more »
  • There are many waterfalls. There is nice landscape. It is a forest of pine trees. It is good environment. And we can also see nice view of sunset. It is one of the great places in Cambodia.
  • The Only One Natural Place in Cambodia which has the Most Pine Tree. The weather is mostly Cold. You can enjoy the day there, local food and wooden cottage to relax. Recommended! (One Day trip should do)
  • Cool place, good environment, fresh air with no pollution and enjoy with atmosphere. I really love the nature and this place is unique pine tree.
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  • Who said Kampong Speu has nothing to offer?? Here is the paradise!!!