This region is in fact a few destinations easily rolled into one and its beauty is often overlooked, which means you will find yourself exploring among locals with rarely a tourist in sight. The reasons to visit are to experience the Cambodian way of life that centres around the majestic and mighty Mekong River that ambles its way through the region. As you travel through you will be greeted by friendly locals in pretty picture book palm fringed villages.
There are even several scattered Angkor era temple sites hidden in the forested areas, a notable one being Sambor Prei Kuk. Conveniently located along the way are a selection of beautiful boutique hotels providing the traveler with unique accommodation options outside of that of traditional hotels, from transformed historical mansions to a collection of restored traditional houses on an island in the Mekong River comfort is abound along this route.