O’RUSSEY KANDAL COMMUNITY
Swim in the water rapids
“O’Russey Kandal was once a popular destination for international visitors. Today, however this site is mostly popular with Khmer visitors, but there is no reason why foreigners should not enjoy it. There are plenty of opportunities for cycling and walking.”Recommendation from the CamConsious Team
O’Russey Kandal offers a community based ecotourism project in Stung Treng province along National Road No.7. O’Russey Kandal offers a beautiful place for visitors to picnic besides picturesque waterfalls and pools to cool off in.
At the moment there are minimal facilities available. However, you can camp along the river and really immerse yourself in the Cambodian countriside.
LOCAL AREA & ACTIVITIES
- Trekking and bicycling through the local forest to the waterfalls and rapids.
- Swimming in the rapids and natural pools.
- Picnicking by the river and relaxing in nature.
GETTING THERE & TRANSPORT
Most visitors would come to this site for a day trip from Stung Treng. It is easy to get here by a motorbike or taxi, at it is only 28km from Stung Treng on National Road No.7. You can rent a motorbike or hire motodop.
BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND ACTIVITIES HERE
There is no booking for this site.
PLAN YOUR TRIP
NOT TO BE MISSED
As a small ecotourism site, the forest and the stream are the main activities in O’Russey. O’Russey Kandal is very nice day trip from Stung Treng for families . You can trek in the forest, with a variety of vegetation and bird life. After your trek, you can relax and swim in the river.
1 – 2 DAYS STAY
O’Russey is next to the Mekong River that offers lots of opportunities for a day trip. If you are adventurous you can cycle through the local forest along the Mekong to Ou Chralang, where you can observe the Irrawaddy Dolphin. Then returning to camp near the stream. On the second day you can go for a walk/trek along the water, observing differences at this slower pace
The best way for independent travellers to visit the site is to hire a motorbike/scooter for a day.