On our planet, there are not too many places where you can walk through virgin rainforest, surrounded by the cacophony of chirping cicadas and birds singing. Where the top-tier of the jungle harboring a traveler from the midday heat, but at the same time, fraught with many secrets and even more dangers. These are just few words that can attract this traveler, ready to get off the main tourist routes and go to a real eco-voyage in Koh Kong (Koh Kong Province).
Krong Koh Kong (Krong Koh Kong or Krong Khemara Phoumin) – adm. Center Koh Kong province, a small border town situated at the foot of the cardamom hills on the river, which flows into the Gulf of Thailand, 14 km from the border with Thailand, 230 km from Sihanoukville and 290 km from Phnom Penh. Is Admiral. center of the homonymous province. Earlier on the map indicate how Khemarakphuminvil (ahem. Krong khemara phumin).
In the past, the city was known smugglers, prostitutes and gambling. And now, here come the Thais often to play games of chance which are prohibited in their country. The city is still interesting as a local center of trade, both legal and illegal. But we must admit that Koh Kong is not the most popular city among tourists. However, an increasing number of travelers are delayed for a few days while traveling between Cambodia and Thailand. The main reason for these changes is the fact that every year the growing popularity of eco-tourism, and in Koh Kong for good conditions – the largest in the Southeast Asian mangrove forests (23,750 hectares), virgin jungle, cardamom mountains, islands, beaches …
The town is slowly growing – new guest houses and hotels, there are post office, internet, wi-fi, there are ATMs and some restaurants have started taking credit cards (usually run from $ 50) are constructed.
Currency exchange is one of the most common ways to make money in the city, so the exchange of problems will not arise. In the course of the Thai baht, US dollars and Cambodian Riel.