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Battambang and Tonlé Sap

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Introduction

The area around Siem Reap is well worth exploring after enjoying the delights of Angkor.

The riverside city of Battambang comes complete with splendid French colonial architecture, nearby ruins and the popular ‘Bamboo Train'.

Boat journeys on Cambodia's great freshwater lake, the Tonlé Sap, and its feeder rivers are among the best ways of seeing this fertile region of paddy fields and floating villages.

Top itineraries in Battambang and Tonlé Sap

Best of Cambodia

14-day tailor-made journey from £2,715 pp incl. flights

Following the brutal years of the Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodia has bounced back. Uncover the country's fascinating and sometimes turbulent history as you discover that although compact, Cambodia contains a wealth of riches and treasures way beyond its diminutive stature.

A River Journey through Indochina

14-day river cruise from £3,140 pp incl. flights

Combine the villages and culture of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta with the temples of Angkor in Cambodia on this fascinating tour, which includes a seven night cruise aboard the luxurious Jahan.

Laos & Cambodia Experience

14-day escorted tour

With fascinating history, beautiful scenery, superb cuisine and some of the most hospitable locals anywhere in the world, the southeast Asian countries of Laos and Cambodia rank highly on many travellers' to-do lists.

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Top places to stay in Battambang and Tonlé Sap

Maison Wat Kor, Battambang

Small & intimate hotel

This charming hotel offers guests a unique opportunity to experience rural Cambodian life in a traditional Khmer village, located near the temple-strewn town of Battambang in western Cambodia.

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Where to go in Battambang and Tonlé Sap

The Tonlé Sap

One of the natural wonders of Asia, the 100-kilometre-long freshwater Tonlé Sap lake links the capital Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

Battambang

Khmer temples and colonial buildings are among the attractions of Cambodia's second city, Battamnang, which can be reached via a scenic boat trip from Siem Reap.

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When to go to Battambang and Tonlé Sap

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Destination Quiz: Vietnam & Cambodia

Test your knowledge of Vietnam and Cambodia with our quiz to find out how well you know these favourite destinations.

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