Prey Veng is located in the south of Cambodia and bordering to the north with Kampong Cham province, to the west with Kandal, to the east with Svay Rieng and to the south of Vietnam. Besides this, Prey Veng also features two of the biggest river in Cambodia which is Tonle Bassac and Tonle Mekong. Travel through national highway No.1 which is known as a busiest national highway and it links from Phnom Penh direct to Ho Chi Minh. The province has a tropical climate, warm and humid. Travelers don’t need to fear natural disasters and can enjoy the trip with a big smile on the face. Although Prey Veng is a small province but there are many tourist attractions that need to be checked out. So the list down below will help guide you to choose your favorite place to visit in Prey Veng.
1. Ba Ray An Det Resort
Located in Ba ray Village, Ba ray commune, Prey Veng district which is only three kilometers from Prey Veng provincial town. It is one of the well-known places for visitors and got more famous in the past few years. Surrounding by big trees, Ba ray an det was believed for a place where all of the powerful and magical spirits gather and it is considered to be a place for swearing an oath and praying. There are also people play national music “pin peat” for the spirit of “Neak ta” and they pray for happiness and for rain to grow rice. It is also the starting point for Neak Ta procession.
2. Chong Srok Temple
Located in Chong srok village, Srei Sitha Kandal district, about 38 kilometers northern of Prey Veng provincial town. It is a historical site and building, the temple was built of bricks and sandstone in the 7th century. Built on a high ground in an area which is full of palm trees and koki trees. Although the temple couldn’t stay in a whole shape and it was destroyed but there are remain a sandstone statue of a bull that was once reversed as a powerful king. Besides this, there is more temple to check out and you can hire a guide to help explore the way. Chong Srok temple is considered as one of the best religious sites in the province.
3. Kompong Sneh Damp
Besides the historical site, take a look at the place which is one of the most famous Prey Veng tourist attractions. Located at the sne village, Baphnom District, about 16 kilometers from the provincial town. This place has is an amazing wildlife preserve that would take away your breath and give another interesting look instead all of the city lights. The lush greenery is sure to win your heart and many more beautiful sceneries to check out. Visit this place, you will get to know about the wildlife in Prey Veng and gain another amazing experience. One more tip, you should make your own food arrangement before leave home because it will take you an entire day to enter the wildlife park. Thus, it’s better to make prior arrangement to ensure comfortable in your journey.
4. Vihear Chan Temple
Another place worth checks out in Prey Veng. Located in Rong Dam Rey village, Ba Phnom district, about 30 kilometers from the provincial town. It is considered as one of the most famous historical sites in Prey Veng. Since it’s well connected to the town, travelers won’t face any difficulty in reaching this beautiful temple. You should hire a car or a tourist bus to make the plan go smooth. Provides with many benefits, visitors will get to learn more about customs and rituals followed by the people in Prey Veng. Thus, the temple has a wonderful architecture that will sure win your heart. So do not miss being at Vihear Chan temple, it should be included in your plan to Prey Veng province.