Located on an altitude of over 1,000 meters over sea level, the plateau of Bokor is like Sapa in Vietnam of the Kingdom of Cambodia with cloud covering all year round. Standing in Kampot plain looking up, the mountain is shaped like the hunchback of a cow (in Khmer language, Bokor means the hunchback of cows), for that reason, it was named Bokor .
Top Tour : Highlights Of Vietnam CambodiaBokor also has many famous attractions, places to take photo that visitors should not be overlooked including: Pram Samprov temple (also called Temple of the Five Boats), built in 1924 by King Monivong. The temple is small but stunning with large rocks shaped like the fossil boats (hence, it is called Temple of the Five Boats) associated with the legend of the mysterious love story of prince Preah Thong and Aquarium Princess Nagani building their own kingdom.
From Temple of the Five Boats, visitors can see ancient casino and the abandoned hotel built by the French in the early 20th century hidden in the mist. Not far away is the cathedral with mossy brick wall. When the evening falls, the church is hidden in the clouds creating a fully mysterious scene. This Catholic church was built by the French in the early 20th century for the French authorities to pray when coming to Bokor to relax.
Another ideal destination here is Popokvil waterfall (which means the clouds hold). The most beautiful time of the waterfall is about from May to October (in rainy season). The waterfall has 2 floors, the upper floor is about 15 meters high, and the lower is about 18m. Not only is Popokvil the place where you can soak in the hot days, the waterfalls is also an excellent place for you to take pictures.
climate, so it is very suitable for visitors to go hiking or biking on the winding slopes.