Kampong Cham - Cambodia

Kampong Cham is a port city on the banks of the Mekong River about 45 miles (75 km) northeast of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Historical sites close to the town are Nokor Bachey Temple and the temple complex of Wat Nokor, an example of 12th century Khmer architecture incorporated into a modern temple. Also nearby are the twin holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei (Man & Woman Hill). Phnom Srei has good views of the countryside during the wet season. Across the river in Chub rubber plantation, still in use but working at just a small fraction of its capacity, is a reminder of French colonial times when Cambodia was one of the region's great rubber producers. The town is also home to the Mekong River Bridge, recently completed and the only bridge across the Mekong in the whole of the country. Another popular place is the Teuk Chha Waterfalls about 15 miles (25km) from town. Also, close to the town are mass graves of thousands of victims of the Khmer Rouge atrocities. There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.