Battambang is a province located in northwestern Cambodia. The distance from Phnom Penh to the provincial town is about 290 kilometers. This province is not only rich in soil fertility, which is good for rice cultivation and other agricultural production; it has also many natural resorts, waterfalls and cultural heritages across province. Among them, Sek Sork is a popular natural resort and local picnic spot.
Sek Sork is a name of a natural resource, which is located in Phlov Meas commune, Ratanak Mondul district; about 50 kilometers away on the road to Pailin. It is well-known with gentle and peaceful river, green shady trees, bamboos and idyllic picnic spots. The river flows across this area, creating a fascinating view and relaxing atmosphere. Indochina travel Cambodia
The resort was well-known even before the war (1970-1975) via a famous song of our famous singer, Sin Sisamouth. The river is flowing across this area, which creates a fascinating view and relaxed atmosphere. The river has water year around. But, the flow is stronger in the rainy season, and it is weaker in the dry season. Tourists can take a bath in the cool water, relax, and have a nice view of surrounding areas. There are always people coming and visiting this resort during weekends. The resort is very popular during Khmer New Year and other festivals. It is developed and maintained by a private company and visitors need to pay entry (2,000 Riel or 0.50 USD/person) and parking fee (5,000 Riel). Kiosks are also available for rent. Cambodia tours packages
From July to January, the river runs stronger and it is very easy to spend a relaxing and calm day, watching fishermen and their families catch little fish among the rocks in the strong flowing while picnicking under any of the wooden shelters in the area. During the dry season, the river runs low but it still makes a nice breezy day picnicking under shaded trees. You can take a dip in the cool water and have a nice view of surrounding areas. You may want to bring some snack and drink as there is not much to buy at the place.
Sek Sork, Battambang is one of the beautiful places that a nature loving traveler will like to explore. It has remained a popular tourist spot for a long time. With a scenic paradise of river, trees and vegetation, Sek Sork will bring peaceful and wonderful moments for your trip.