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Kampong Speu is the capital of Kampong Speu Province in Cambodia. Speu is the Khmer word for starfruit, but Kampong Speu is actually famous for its palm sugar and wine. This province is a natural and cultural resort, which is located at Tang Tonle Village and Ampe Phnom Village, So Por Tep Commune and Svay Kra Van Commune, Chbar Mon District in 48-Kilometer distance from Phnom Penh, then turning left for two more kilometres.

The resort has natural rivers, especially the bigger Preaek Thnot River, which has many big trees growing along it and the mountain foot, a rocking bridge linking from Tang Tonle Village to Ampe Phnom Village. You may also see the old pagoda on a hill, what's a worshipping place for Cambodian people, who go there during traditional festivals.At Ampe Phnom, tourists can enjoy swimming, walking through the rocking bridge and resting at the collages along the riverbank.

Best time to visit

Cambodia has sun almost year-round. The average temperature is about 27 degrees Celsius; the minimum temperature is about 16 degrees. December and January are the coolest months, whereas the hottest is April.

General information about the provincial climate:

  • Rainy season: May - October (26-34c, with humidity up to 90%.)
  • Cool season: November- March (16-26c)
  • Hot season: March- May (25c -35c)

Check the below table for the general idea of Kampong Speu weather throughout the year.

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 27.3 22.3
Feb 32.8 28.7 23.3
Mar 34.3 30.3 25.1
Apr 34.8 30.7 25.8
May 34.8 30.5 26.2
Jun 33.9 29.8 25.8
Jul 32.9 29.2 25.2
Aug 33.1 29.1 25.2
Sep 32.2 28.6 25
Oct 31.8 28.6 25
Nov 31.4 28.5 24.6
Dec 31 27.7 23.1

Kampong Speu’s current weather and 7-day forecast

KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE WEATHER

Here are top things to do in Kampong Speu:

Kirirom National Park

Preah Soramrit Kosamak Kirirom National Park is on Kirirom Mountain, in Oamrei Phong village, Kirirom commune, Phnom Sruoch district, about 117 kilometers southwest of Phnom Penh. The mountain is 700 meters high. A natural site, it once was Preah Kosamak town. This well conserved park, abundant in fresh air, has waterfalls and is full of tall pine trees and orchid flowers.

There are not many types of larger wildlife in evidence on Kirirom, but it is an ideal spot to glimpse some of the country's unique bird life and birdwatchers even come from overseas to visit. The national park is more interesting during or just after the rainy season, not that many fires on the ground and waterfalls having well water.

Chambok Ecotourism Site

Chambok ecotourism site is just next to the Kirirom National Park. Be prepared for some exercise about 4 kilometers trek, interaction with local villagers, and discovery of Cambodia's unique natural biodiversity, visitors will enjoy with other activities such as hiking, ox-cart riding, renting bicycles, picnicking, bird watching, bathing at the stream and the waterfall, and visiting a bat -cave. Furthermore, visitors can possibly have a lunch in a villager's house prepared by local women, including fruit and coconut at the waterfall.

It boasts a beautiful 40-meter high waterfall, which can be reached via a 3 km nature trail. The site serves as a model for best practice in communitybased ecotourism in Cambodia.

Ampe Phnom

Ampe Phnom is the natural and cultural resort locating at Tang Tonle Village and Ampe Phnom Village, So Por Tep Commune and Svay Kra Van Commune, Chbar Mon District in 48 Kilometer distance from Phnom Penh, then turning left more two kilometers. The site features a stream, walking paths and big shade trees. A wobby, wood-and-cable suspenseion bridge across the stream links Tang Tonle and Ampe Phnom Village.

On the Ampe Phnom side of the stream site an old pagoda where the Cambodians worship during festivals. Visitor can swim in the stream, traverse the suspenseion bridge or simply relax in one of the many cottages about the stream. Food and beverages are available for sale, and the surrounding woods are full of monkeys.

Te Teuk Pus Hot Spring

Te Teuk Pus Hot Spring is located in front of Phnom Te in Phnom Te village, Sangke Sap commune, Oral district, about 60 kilometers west of the provincial town. Hot springs are rare in Cambodia. Te Teuk Pus is 100 meters in diameter. The surface of the water, which comes from six sources and smells like sulfur or limestone, is 80 square meters. The water temperature is 70 degrees Celsius.

The entire site covers 5 hectares and is full of tall grass, Kok (a kind of reed) and red rock. Local villagers, who are members of the Kuoy minority hill tribe, believe that the hot spring is effective for curing all kinds of illnesses and skin diseases, as well as sorcery. Washing one's face with water from the spring is believed to bring good luck.

Cambodia Golf and Country Club

Cambodia Golf & Country Club is one of the oldest golf courses in Cambodia. The first nine holes have wide fairways and are dotted with palmtrees and other local trees while the second nine feature numerous water features. Colonial-style cluhouse. Located 15km from provincial town and 35km from Phnom Penh city, in Kdey Lavear Village, Tropeang Korng Commune, Sormrong Torng District.

Phnom Prey Khmer Resort 

Phnom Prey Khmer Resort is the natural resort locating in Kram Pothi Village, Kram Pothi Commune, Phnom Souch District in 70-Kilometer distance from Phnom Penh or 22-Kilometer distance from the provincial town by the National Road No 4. The resort has small mountains linking from one to another with the car accessible road from food to the top and from a mountain to a mountain. On the mountaintops and along the roads up, there are Kho Chos where tourists can rest and take fresh air. Until recently, this site was largely unknown to tourists.

You can reach the Phnom Prey Khmer Resort, Kampong Speu by car. This enables you to get from one mountain to another. if you feel like resting on your way to the Phnom Prey Khmer Resort in Kampong Speu.

Kirirom Hillside Resort - 3.5 Stars 

Add: Phum Thmey, Chambak Comm., Phnom Srouch Dist., K. Speu Pro., Kampong Speu

When visiting Chbar Mon, you'll feel right at home at Kirirom Hillside Resort, which offers quality accommodation and great service. The hotel lies 5.7 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

At Kirirom Hillside Resort, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are free Wi-Fi in all rooms, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, restaurant.

Step into one of 45 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as television LCD/plasma screen, towels, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms which can be found in some rooms. The hotel's recreational facilities, which include outdoor pool, garden are designed for escape and relaxation. 

Kirirom Mountain Lodge - 3.5 Stars 

Add: National Road #4 to Sihanoukville, turn right at km 87, to Kirirom National Park., Kampong Speu

Well-positioned in Phsar Chas, Kirirom Mountain Lodge is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Chbar Mon. With its location just 0.1 km from the city center and 107 km from the airport, this 3.5-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

At Kirirom Mountain Lodge, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, fireplace, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at Kirirom Mountain Lodge.

Vimeansok Hotel - 3 Stars 

Add: National road 4, Peanichkam Village, Sangkat Rokathom, Krong Cbarmorn, Kampong Speu

Ideal for fun and relaxation, Vimeansok Hotel is located in the Borei Kammeakkar area of Chbar Mon. With its location just 0.5 km from the city center and 55 km from the airport, this 3-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Vimeansok Hotel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Chbar Mon. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park.

The ambiance of Vimeansok Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as hot tub, massage, children's playground, table tennis, garden to make your stay truly unforgettable. 

vKirirom Pine Resort - 4 Stars 

Add: Preash Soramarith-Kosamak National Park (Kirirom), National Road No 4, Phnom Srouch Dist.,Kompong Speu Province., Kampong Speu

If what you're looking for is a conveniently located hotel in Chbar Mon, look no further than vKirirom Pine Resort. Set 4.7 km from the excitement of the city, this 4-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

At vKirirom Pine Resort, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, car park are just a few of the facilities that set vKirirom Pine Resort apart from other hotels in the city.

Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find television LCD/plasma screen, carpeting, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, free welcome drink. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as garden.

Mean Leap Restaurant

This is a very awesome restaurant with great food and a nice environment and also exceptional services. They offer a wide range of Khmer food, but also western dishes.

Bay Phaem Khmer Food Restaurant

This is a nice restaurant featuring a lot of Khmer dishes, but also additional western food can be served if wanted.

Bus

As there are several bus companies going from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville, you’ll have the opportunity to choose freely from one of these. They pass Kampong Speu, so you just have to book a ticket to the provincial capital or you go a bit further depending on where you would like to go too. The most buses are departing from the Southwest corner of the Phsar Thmey (central market). The price shouldn’t be higher than 6000-8000 Riel per ride. The buses depart almost every hour of the day, especially in the morning and midday (no buses after 4pm).

We recommend you check the latest bus schedule and price via rome2rio.com

Share Taxi

Most Share Taxis are leaving Phnom Penh in the morning hours, as there is still business to make, when they approach in Kampong Speu. They leave also from the Charles de Gaulle (Southwest from the central market). The prices are around US 3-4.

Motorcycle Touring Info

Coming with the motorbike from Phnom Penh to Kampong Speu, you’ll probably be taking the national highway No 4 in direction of Sihanoukville. As the provincial capital, also named Kampong Speu isn’t that far away (approx. 48km) from Phnom Penh it’s a one-hour ride with the motorbike. The street is in best condition, but the traffic, especially coming close to Phnom Penh might sometimes take your last nerve.

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