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Half-Day Trip to Oudong Mountain
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Spend a morning exploring the hills of an abandoned royal city. Succumb to the near-mystic aura of Oudong’s turbulent history and incredible mountain-top views where ancient temples stretch skyward.
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After a scenic morning drive, arrive at Oudong, Cambodia’s former capital city for over two centuries. A 509-stair trek brings you to the newest temple built atop the three historic hills. As elegant as it is ornate, this richly-carved, single-spire temple was built to provide a new home for holy relics from Buddha. Untouched by age or fallout from war, this temple stands unblemished amongst its neighbors, a symbol of Cambodia’s powerful heyday and slow but steady recovery.

Wander along hilltops where temples and stupas peek through hillside vegetation, and sweeping panoramas of verdant floodplains, rice-paddies, and Cambodian countryside stretch before you. Stop to explore the remains of centuries’-old structures located here. Be sure to see Arthaross, a massive temple enclosure—and perhaps one of the most haunting ruin at Oudong. Overlooking the serene landscape, and badly damaged during the war-ridden 1970s, all that remains here are two rows of pillars that once supported an airy ceiling and the battle-marred lap and right torso of a sitting Buddha statue.

Inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transportation from your Phnom Penh hotel
  • English-speaking guide
  • Half-day private tour
  • Applicable entry fees


4 hours

Departure time and location:
8 AM; from the lobby of your Phnom Penh hotel

Return time and location:
12 PM; to your Phnom Penh hotel

This private tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate.
Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation is required. Please contact Discover Mekong at least 48 hours prior to your preferred course date to ensure your reservation and to arrange your hotel pick-up location and time. Upon pick-up, present your voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service.
Terms and conditions

This private tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate.

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.
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