Battambang Province is a city on the Sangkae River in northwestern Cambodia. Battambang Province is the is the fifth most populous province in Cambodia, In land area about 11702 kilometers. Battambang Province is the fifth largest province of Cambodia also the one of province in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. Battambang Province is about 294 km in duration around 6 hour to reach the provincial.
Battambang Province is accessible by road, and by boat via the Sangkea River.Buses make 5-6 hour journey from Phnom Penh and the 3-4 hour journey from Siem Reap almost hourly,Since from 2019 Battambang Province also the top destination to traveling by train to take a duration around 10 or 12 hours for along journey.But mostly of traveler using their transportation by bus due to they are not spend much time for visiting Battambang Province. The top Popular destination bus to Battambang :
Phnom Penh to Battambang : Duration about 5 or 6 hours by VIP VAN, ticket price from 5USD to 12 USD depend on traveler choosing bus operator service.
RecommendedBuses Operator : Mekong Express Mekong Express, Bayon VIP Bus , Cambodia Post VIP Van.
Siem Reap to Battambang: Duration around 3 hours by Bus or Mini Bus this route is available only Mekong Express service.
However, If all traveler looking to get the new experience travel by boat Regularly, visitors incline toward going by transport since it is less expensive than by vessel, except if they need to experience travel by pontoon along Tonle Sap stream and making the most of its view. Going by pontoon may take around 6 hours from 7:30AM to 13:30AM.
Angkor Express Boat in Battambang
Price: Phnom Penh to Siem Reap = 40$ , Siem Reap to Battambang=25$
Location: Angkor Express Boat is located in the city of Battambang Province
Place to Visit
Battambang Province well-known destination historical to exploring around the town, If you would like to know more and notices about Battmabang Province most of traveler have to spend 3 days 2 nights for this journey. Top Place to visiting Battambang Province.
Ek Phnom Temple: is the most visited attractions in Battambang Province. Ek Phnom Temple is about 10km north of the city of Battambang with the travel duration of about 45 minutes. Ek Phnom Temple was built in 11th century and is located on the left bank of Sangkae River. Ek Phnom Temple is 52m by 49m. This temple is an impressive but extremely dilapidated temple situated next to a large pond and behind a gargantuan Buddha statue.
Bamboo Train: is additionally referred to by neighborhood individuals as Nori, was redesigned and is going again subsequent to having been once shut. The administration is situated around 20 kilometers from the town, which the line starts close to the base of Phnom Banan in Kanteu II Commune, Sang Village and finishes at Chhoeuteal Commune, with the separation of around 4 kilometers.
Banan Temple: is the one of an ancient temple firstly built during the mid 11th century and the end of 12th century by King Ut Tak Yea Tit Tya Varman II, and finally built by King Jarvarman VII. Prasat Phnom Banan is on the top of the mountain, so you have to climb up 358 stairs in order to reach the temple.
Bat Caves: have an incredible spectacle of nature at sunset, there are alot of bats fly out from the cave. There is a restaurant for ordering food and drink, then sit and relax with the spectacular sunset view and the bats. The bats won't hurt you since they are busing hunting bugs to eat.
Phnom Sampov Mountain:is a characteristic site situated along National Road 57 in Sampeou Commune, Battambang area, about 12Kilometers of Battambang city. On a 100-meter-high mountain stands a pagoda and threee regular caverns: Pkasla, Lakhaon and Aksopheak.
Place to stay in Battambang province there are many hotel at there,but if all of traveler would be make your pretty night to stay in Battabang provice nearly by the town we suggest you to choose the Hotel where have location along the Songkea river,due to that is easy to chill out to visiting the night view around the town.
Enjoy your stay in Battambang Province!
Things To See and do