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Pailin Province

Pailin is a province on the northern edge of the Cardamom Mountains in western Cambodia, 25km from the border of Thailand. This province is surrounded by Battambang province, and was officially carved out of Battambang to become a separate administrative division after the surrender of the Khmer Rouge in 1996. A handful of natural attractions are awaited in Pailin, including scenic mountains, waterfalls, and a lush bamboo forest. Its capital is Pailin City.

 

For destination trip will take a full day by leaving in early morning from Siem Reap, around 3 hours’ drive with 214km through visa Banteay Mean Chey province. After stop for some coffee and a bit rest at the city of Pailin will continue to visit Phnom Khiev Waterfall (Blue Mountain), local at Sangkat Steung Kach, Khan Saha Krau about 20 kilometer distance from Pailinn near the border of Thailand among some parts are already been through to the Thai area. Phnom Kiev Waterfall was a place for Khmer Rouge killers to escape. From 1979 onwards it now beckons foreign tourists for becoming their adventure area.

 

After lunch at local restaurant will drive you to the top mountain of Phnom Yat to see Wat Phnom Yat, built by Shan migrants from Myanmar in 1922, is a holy place for worship in the heart of Pailin with includes an old pagoda, similar to the Kola pagoda. With loads of folk tales and legends in the area, the wat is the centre of popular devotion, for residents of Pailin and visitors alike upon many ancient structures on Phnom Yat, including big and small stupas and Asroms or hermitages, places for meditation. Then continue to Wat Rattanak Sopoan, about 50 meters from the foot of Phnom Yat. On the walls of the fence surrounding the pagoda is a bas-relief depicting the story of Churning of the Ocean of Milk which is similar to the wonderful base-reliefs on the wall of Angkor Wat. Drive you back to Siem Reap end of service.

 

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