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    Looking for the best hiking in Cambodia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Cambodia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

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    • Kuleaen, Cambodia

      Explore Koh Ker

      0.5 mi
      Koh Ker was the Cambodian capital for a brief period from 928 - 944 AD.  Similar to Angkor Thom, Koh Ker features many distinct temples and sites within its boundaries.Koh Ker is located about 120 kms from Siem Reap, but thanks to new road construction, the journey only takes about two hours.  It...
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    • Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

      Hike the Outer Wall Trail of Angkor Wat

      2 mi
      I haven't seen this trail really called anything. The explorer in me likes to check out paths less taken. This is truly one of them. It could be that few people know it even exists. Most, probably have a limited time to visit all that Angkor Archeological Park has to offer, so don't seek out a tr...
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    • Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

      Climb the Bakan of Angkor Wat

      0.2 mi / 164 ft gain
      Angkor Wat was constructed in the 12th century during the golden years of the Khmer Empire. King Suryavarman II built the Hindu temple to the God Vishnu. The central tower and courtyard represent Mount Meru, home of the gods, which for centuries could only be seen by the elite priests. Centuries ...
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    • Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

      Find the Ta Prohm Stegosaurus

      0.2 mi
      This little carving has become quite popular in recent years. Some think it is evidence that dinosaurs existed during human times. Being that Ta Prohm was constructed around the 12 century, they hardly had the technology to determine what a Stegosaurus looked like even if they unearthed some dino...
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    • Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

      Hike the Preah Khan Trail

      1 mi
      Of course the main attraction at Preah Khan is the temples and sanctuary's.  There is amazing detail and numerous rooms to explore. They are beautiful and so much to see. But looking at the complex from the "outside" so to speak, gives a different perspective and great experience of this amazing ...
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    • Angkor, Cambodia

      Hike the Angkor Thom Wall Trail

      8 mi / 118 ft gain
      You can start this hike from any of the five gates.  However, the easiest starting point is the south gate because it is typically the first gate you encounter when entering Angkor Thom.  Have your tuk tuk driver drop you off and wait for you at the gate.  While the trail is very easy, it is long...
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    • Banteay Srei, Cambodia

      Hike to Kbal Spean

      0.9 mi / 0 ft gain
      Kbal Spean is located about 50 Kilometers from Siem Reap and takes about one hour to get there by Tuk Tuk. This location is a series of carved Lingams in a river bed deep in the the jungle. Kbal Spean is known as "River of Thousand Lingams." Lingams are a phallic representation sacred to Brahmani...
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    • Svay Leu, Cambodia

      Escape to the Ruins of Beng Mealea

      1.2 mi / 65.6 ft gain
      Halfway between the temple city of Angkor Thom and Koh Ker on the old imperial road lies Beng Melea. This is a perfect temple to visit after picking up passes from the park ticket office in Siem Reap. The best time to go is at the end of the day a few hours before closing when the crowds are fewe...
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