Eco-Tourism: Trekking in Koh Kong

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Eco-Tourism: Trekking in Koh Kong

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:35 pm

Phnom Topcheang community turned into eco-tourism magnet
27 June 2019 | 16:42 ICT
At about three in the afternoon, Pich Longneth is ready to welcome the clients he has booked in for his guide service.

He has prepared the necessary materials for the trip – a water container, a rice pot, rice, vegetables, meat, fish and beverages, as well as tents and plastic mats to protect themselves from the rain.

“Tourists from one tour company travelling from Phnom Penh arrived in the afternoon. They then packed their luggage for trekking to the top of the mountain because they need to camp near there,” says Longneth, 40, a local guide for the Community-Based Eco-tourism Phnom Tobcheang with 10 years experience.

“Tour groups range from 10 or 20 people and sometimes from 50 to 60 people. They walk on the snake-like concrete road built for the transportation of Kirirom III Hydroelectricity’s construction materials for about one and a half hours to reach the camp site. For materials and food, we use motorbikes to take them there.”

Reaching the summit of Tob Cheang Mountain, visitors are treated to a spectacular view...
Phnom Tobcheang Community is on the southwest side of the Cardamom Mountains, located in Srae Ambel district’s Dang Peng commune in Koh Kong province.
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/travel/ph ... ism-magnet
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