For many years, Cambodia has been one of the most attractive destinations in the Indochinese Peninsula. Besides the pagodas and temples which consist of the historical, traditional and cultural values, this country is also very famous for natural beauties. One of these natural places of interest which attract many tourists is Koh Rong island. This island is also called as the Missing Heaven with blue water, white sand and bright sunshine.
Discovering the beautiful landscapes on Koh Rong island
Koh Rong island is one of two largest islands in Cambodia. It is located in Gulf of Thailand and about 20 kilometers far from Shihanoukville city. In 2012, this destination is voted by New York Times as one of 45 places which travelers should visit at least once time in their life. Moreover, this is the ideal arrival for relaxation and exploration because of the wild and beautiful landscapes. These special sceneries of Koh Rong island in Cambodia become things which impress tourist so much.
In the East
In the East of Koh Rong island, there is a quiet and safe beach area with white sand and peaceful waves. Therefore, people usually call it the lake or the river. The best time to visit here is in the aurora. Tourists can wake up at 5.00 am to greet the sun and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere.
In the West
To put your foot on the land in the West, you have to pass through a forest in about 40-45 minutes. Exploring this forest is really an interesting experience. However, you need to remember to have the meals before going. Furthermore, you should wear a coat and long trousers to avoid mosquitoes.
When starting the road, you still feel comfortable but after that, you may be tired. The tip here is that you should think about the wonderful landscapes on final road and try your best. Being different from the beach in the East, that in the West is quite noisy with strong waves, so you need to be careful and follow the guides when swimming.
The most interesting thing is that there is a lovely bungalow called Huba Huba, which is set up by a group of young French. This bungalow was established by wood and decorated beautifully.
How to travel Koh Rong island
There are 2 means of transport for you to choose to visit this island
It takes only 40 minutes to travel by canoe. You can buy the tickets in Serendipity wharf or book the tickets before as long as that way is convenient for you. The average price for this mean of transport is about 15 dollars per turn.
The average price for this vehicle is about 10 dollars per turn. It takes more than 2 hours to move from the land to Koh Rong island. When seating on this boat, you can have chance to take part in many fun and interesting activities and enjoy some special food of Cambodia.
Koh Rong island is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Indochinese Peninsula in general and in Cambodia in private. Coming here, you can have opportunity to see the nice landscapes, enjoy fresh air and contemplate the delicious dishes. In other word, as the nickname of Koh Rong island, coming here means coming to heaven.
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