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Kbal Spean

Angkor | Kulen Hills, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 99 604 017
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11th-century Relief Carvings Line The Stream Beds Along This Series Of Waterfalls.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“small waterfall” (38 reviews)
“river bed” (20 reviews)
“thousand lingas” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Angkor | Kulen Hills, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 99 604 017
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I don't know why this isn't higher up on the list of things to do here, it is a bit of a hike but it is worth it and mostly shady on the way up! Of all the places we visited, this felt the most...More

Thank FirstTimetoEurope
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This was another great tour advised by the funky flash packer team and they gave us a great pack lunch to take which was a great idea ...this place was better than angkor wat...well worth the time it took to get there.

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Kbal Spean is best described as a nice walk after a scenic drive in the countryside. Decided to go by TukTuk (the slow way) so to enjoy the scenery and a very comfortable 1 and a half hour drive. Kbal Spean river bed carvings (to...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This place is really far from the temples at the Angkor complex. It took us almost an hour by car. Hiked all the way up to find stone carvings by ancient Khmer. At the top, there’s a falls where hikers and kids can swim. Honestly,...More

Thank fournari
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We visited Kbal Spean in April 2014. After an overdose of temples in Siem Reap, I wasn't very keen on a 2 - 3 km trek to visit yet another temple. But ultimately, we decided to not miss this one and trekked up to this...More

Thank Lakshmi_Harikumar
Reviewed 28 December 2015

The site consists of a series of stone rock relief carvings and sculptures in sandstone formations of the river bed and banks. It is commonly known as the "Valley of a 1000 Lingas" or "The River of a Thousand Lingas". The motifs for stone carvings...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

It took us about an hour to go up and come down from Kbol Spean. It's not a high mountain, more like a hill at 1500m. The walk up was easy enough - it's not a steep climb and there are rest stops along the...More

Thank travel_bug2801
Reviewed 25 December 2015

You are told there is much to see here with a waterfall In truth, it;s a beautiful hill hike with a stream and most of the monuments borken or small You could give it a miss as it's very far from town And for the...More

Thank Officially_Sanjay
Reviewed 23 December 2015

If you have done your temple visits in Siem Reap and have a day to spare then excersion to Kbal Spean (around 50 km from the city) is worth a try. What to See ? - Beautiful changing bio-diversities and landscapes during the entire path....More

1  Thank Explorer_aru
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Was fun to get out of the city and temple complex a bit. Nice to see countryside on way out and do some hiking. Hike wasn't hard, but not a fully cleared trail some westerners might be used to. Really enjoyable though. The sites themselves...More

Thank jbacon84
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Richard D
27 June 2017|
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Response from GarfieldDorset | Reviewed this property |
Hire a tuk tuk at your hotel or hostel take a full day trip to Kbal Spean then go on to lady's Temple and choose 2 other temples for your return trip. It is a 1.5km walk in jungle to get there so most drivers like to do it... More
3 June 2017|
Response from ACCtravellor |
No, but it would be quite hot and tiring. PLUS from the base of the hill you have to climb anyway. And that is for at least 45 minutes. So it's preferable to hire a car.
2 June 2017|
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Response from GianlucaAntonio M | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the ticket when arrive there... be careful, the site closes at 15.00...