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Oudong Mountain

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Overview

Encounter the essence of Cambodia with a visit to Oudong Mountain. Venture along rural lanes and stop in farming villages to discover the charm of the countryside. Climb to the top of the stupa-covered Oudong Hill, learning about the town’s history and enjoying fantastic views along the way.

 

 

Itinerary

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Oudong Mountain
- Full Day
Today’s tour will begin at 08:00. Travel by private vehicle over scenic to Cambodia’s former capital, Oudong, about 39km from Phnom Penh. The ride passes rural villages, local pagodas, and scenic rice paddies before reaching the main hill of Oudong. On the way, visit a family that is producing palm sugar at their house.

Then, climb the stairs to the top of Oudong Mountain and enjoy magnificent views over the plains below. Your guide will explain the history of the area and its buildings the religious culture of the Cambodian people. Take your time to soak in the magnificent views over the plains below.

Now you are ready for lunch at a local restaurant and some chill out time in a hammock.

Before returning to Phnom Penh stop to look at the spectacular Vipassana Buddhist Meditation Center, also in Oudong. Your guide can explain more about the school of Vipassana (Insight Meditation) as you tour the center. Don’t forget to see the impressive jade Buddha, the mummified monk the brightly painted walls telling the story of the Ramayana, the epic Sanskrit poem that decorates many pagodas seen around the country.

On the way back to Phnom Penh stop to visit the village of Kompong Luong, famous for its silverwork. Once the royal port for Oudong, the village has been home to generations of silversmiths. You can watch cups, bowls and boxes being crafted by the hard working villagers before continuing your journey back to the capital. (L)


Important Information


Our services include:
– Local guide
– Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air
-conditioned vehicles
– Entrance fees for mentioned visits
– Lunch at a local picnic site
– Bottled drinking water
Our services do not include:
– Drinks and personal expenses
– Meals at own expense
– Personal travel insurance
– Tips for guide & driver
– Any other items not mentioned

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