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Kirirom National Park is 112km from Phnom Penh on national road 4 to Sihanouk Ville. It is located in Phnom Sruoch District, Kampong Speu Province, while a smaller section is in neighboring Koh Kong Province. Kirirom National Park, whose official name is Preah Suramarith Kossmak, is about 80,000 acres of forested land on a rare plateau in southwestern Cambodia in the Elephant Mountains. Kirirom is lying at 675m (2,215 ft) above sea level.
Kirirom is one of the Cambodia’s famous resort in Sangkum Reas Niyum. Kirirom was Cambodia’s first officially designated national park. It contains many footpaths through the forests with a number of small lakes, pin tree, beautiful natural landscape known as (Dipterocarpaceas, Moist dense dipterocarp forest) and waterfalls and was once used as a refuge by the Khmer Rouge.
The meaning of “Kirirom” is “Happy Mountain”. This name was given to the area by King Monivong in the 1930s. The ancient name of the place was Phnom Vorvong Sorvong for the main two hills there were connected with the Cambodian popular legend about two heroic princely brothers, Vorvong and Sorvong. The park extends over the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains. It is located 112 km from Phnom Penh of National Highway 4 on the road to Sihanoukville.
Today, vKirirom Pine Resort has been developing many tourist facility in Kirirom National Park. vKirirom is located amongst the pine trees of Kirirom Mountain. Here at vKiriom, we try to preserve the natural beauty of the environment. Our building locations are properly studied so that we avoid cutting down many trees.
# 253, 255 Eo, Borey Pi Phup Thmey-Boeung Chhouk, (Ouknhar Tri Heng Road), Street E Khan Po Sen Chey, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Tel: +(855) 96 2222 735 / 17 659 168
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