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Tourist Attractions - Stung Treng

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Stung Treng is a very small and quiet town stretching along the Seikhong River, S bank. People are very friendly but there is nothing to do here except relaxing and enjoy the scenery of Mekong river. Riverside Rd. Running W to E. To the airport take it to E 6km. The Market is 2 blocks S from the pier. Main Rd. From the pier to S connecting a roundabout, Market, Camintel, etc, leading to Kratie. All direction on this page is given as the market is the center point.

Border Crossing

To Laos : Vueng Kham
UNOFFICIAL Border for foreigners
Laos Visa :
No visa can be granted on the border. The cheapest place to obtain could be BKK or Phnom Penh. However many GHs in Stung Treng arrange 15 days visa, $45-50. Very expensive.

Exit from Cambodia. Many reports say that the Cambodian officials ask money for your exit. Bargain hard. Laos side does NOT ask money. Take a boat from Stung Treng to Vueng Kham. No regular boat. You have to charter a long tail boat $20(upto 4 or 5 people), 3 hrs, one way. Trucks to Vueng Kham, take a truck from the bus station, 6-20:00, 2hrs. The road is not so bad, by Truck in20,000 out15,000r

  • Tourist office : No

  • Money changers : no bank. Money changers are at the Market. $1=3970r, B=88r. No Lao kip can be changed.

  • Police : Just E of the pier, No English speaking staff, but they are very friendly.. 24hrs,

  • Hospital : From the S of market, walk W.., left side. 24 hr emergency English, French speaking staff.

  • Post office : From the market go W then turn left. M-Sa8:30-17:30, Cost letter/parcel Asia 2350/58,100 USA 2800/92,800r Europe/Aust 2800/69,200r

  • Camintel(telephone office) : From the W side of the Market take the Main Rd. to S, after a pond, right side.M-F7-16:00, Cost normal/discount (19-6:00 & SaSu) /min. Asia $2.3/1.9, USA $2.5/2.1, Europe 2.45/2.1, Thai/Lao 2.1/1.75.

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Transport

  • Airport : 6km E from the town. Access by moto 1000r, Airport Tax $10. Royal PP and President Airlines(currently no flight) fly to PP.

  • Royal Phnom Penh Airways : #3, Phum Tra paing Pring T973963 PP -> Stung Treng MFWSu10:00, Stung Treng > PP, MF11:15 ThSu12:15,$45,1hr

  • Bus/truck : Near the pier, between the river and the Market.
    Stung Teng > Kratie: in 25-30,000, out 20-25,000, 10-12hrs

  • Boat : N from the Market, N end of the Main Rd.from Kratie.
    Stung Treng > Vueng Kham (The border with Laos) No regular boat. Hire one with
    $20 which can take upto 5 people
    Stung Treng > Kratie ?

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Food

Most of the restaurants are overpriced. The best and cheapest food is available at the Market.

  • Soksum Bat Rest : 6-22:00, local, Surprisingly good prices and good portions. Nice restaurant. Grilled pork with pineapple 3000r

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Sight

There are not may places to visit. The landscape and river shore is rally beautiful and worth to spend some time but

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  Information provided by Ministry of Tourism. Government of Cambodia.

 

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