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Cambodia tour to Bokor mysterious highland

Cambodia tour to Bokor mysterious highland


Cambodia is one of the new and most attractive destinations in the world. Traveling to Cambodia, tourists are attracted by not only mysterious Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, magnificent National Museum, Sihanouk Ville fresh beach city but also Bokor mysterious highland.

Ban Ngu, Bokor Mountain

Bokor Mountain (the hunch on the back of cow) is about 10km from Kampot town to the southwest. The highest peak of Bokor mountain has the height of 1.081m and is covered by the fog in the rainy season. The mountain is located in Bokor National Park (Preah Monivong Nation Park) that has the area of 1.580km, is home to many rare plants and animals. Here, the climate is fresh and cool. At night, the temperature is sometimes only about 10 degrees Celsius. At this park, Bokor Hill Station is the area attracting most tourists in Cambodia tour, because this is the only place remaining the remnants of glorious period of Bokor

In 1917, the French built a resort on Bokor Mountain including the school, the post office, the church, the recreational complex with casino and hotel for the French elite when wanting to get away from the heat of Phnom Penh. After the ups and downs of history, this resort was abandoned for many decades and became deserted, dilapidated. In the 1990s, Bokor is considered as a" ghost town by its desolation and mystery.

landscape on Bokor mountain

Beginning of the new millennium, a huge project to build a resort and entertainment complex on this unique plateau of Cambodia has been deployed by Sokimex Investment Group. In mid May, 2012, the complex named Thansur Bokor Resort was inaugurated and began to welcome tourists coming to visit and rest. According to Cambodia news, so far, this is the only resort and entertainment complex on the plateau in the Mekong sub-region.

The resort covers an area of ​​over 60,000sqm, has the rich culinary area including 12 restaurants, the international entertainment with diverse games. The meeting room, the large banquet hall and the theater are equipped with modern facilities and can accommodate more than 6,000 people. The luxurious night amusement with karaoke and disco room is specially designed. In addition, there are the spa connected to the fitness center and the swimming pool. The recreational area for children with an area of ​​over 200sqm was also inaugurated.

Moreover, tourists coming to Thansur Bokor Resort will have a chance to visit Samprov Pram temple (Five boats temple), contemplate 5 rocks looking like five sailboats. Also, tourists can hear the legend about the formation of Khmer people, visit Jamao statue- the God blesses for safe trips and visit the catholic church built in the early twentieth century in Cambodia...

Source: AloTrip

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