Kampong Cham (ខេត្តកំពង់ចាម) is the third largest city in Cambodia with Mekong River. It is relatively close proximity to Phnom Penh 123km. Kampong Cham has always been an important trade and transportation hub from Vietnam and itself. The highway from Phnom Penh is in excellent condition-you can get here in just under two hours by road or by the bullet boats that are a main mode of transportation between towns on the Mekong River. Either way it’s a nice fide, with views of the rural countryside, forest and river area and so on, depending on which way you go.
Kampong Cham town is quite charming with lively morning river views on wide boulevard streets beside the river. Also, There are a few sensible attractions on the way by boat or road to Kratie, Mondulkiri, Rattanakiri and Stung Treng Provinces; it’s a nice local place of interest. Kampong Cham also have long history for its images with new temple being built in and around old ruins and the big ferry boats taking people and goods to the other side of the Mekong. Kampong Cham province is riches in soil which was known an ideal for rubber, pepper and other agri-industrial plantations and especially for fruit growing such durian and so on.
Kampong Cham is 123km from Phnom Penh Phnom Penh on National Highway 6 in excellent condition crossing the Japanese Bridge) and go to the roundabout in Skun (Stop Spot) on Highway 6 continues on to the left, going to Kampong Thom and Siem Reap. For Kampong Cham, you veer to the right and follow Highway No 7.