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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
The nothwest of this region, centred on [[Battambang]], can be reached via National Highway 5, which runs from [[Poipet]], via [[Battambang]] to [[Phnom Penh]]. It is also accessible from [[Chantaburi]] in [[Thailand]] via the Phsar Prom/Ban Pakard border crossing on National Highway 57, which runs via [[Pailin]].
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The region is linked to [[Phnom Penh]] by 3 paved roads;
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*National Highway 5, running from [[Phnom Penh]], via [[Battambang]] to [[Poipet]]
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*National Highway 3, running from [[Phnom Penh]] to [[Kampot]]  
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*National Highway 4, running from [[Phnom Penh]] to [[Sihanoukville]]
  
The coastal region-[[Sihanoukville]], [[Kampot]] and [[Kep]]-is most easily reached from [[Phnom Penh]].
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The region is linked to [[Thailand]] by 2 paved roads;
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*National Highway 57, running from the [[Ban Pakard]]/[[Pailin]] border crossing to [[Battambang]]
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*National Highway 48, running from the [[Trat]]/[[Koh Kong]] border crossing, joining National Highway 4 north of [[Sihanoukville]].
  
Koh Kong at the south of the mountain region is connected to [[Trat]] in [[Thailand]] and to [[Sihanoukville]]. Reaching the northern mountain region from [[Koh Kong]] is possible but represents more of an adventure than a transport connection.
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Reaching the northern mountainous region from [[Koh Kong]] is possible but represents more of an adventure than a transport connection. Expect tough conditions, even for a dirt bike.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 08:07, 17 March 2012

Cardamom and Elephant Mountains is a region of Cambodia and includes the provinces of Battambang, Koh Kong, Pursat, Kampong Speu (or Kampong Spoe), Kampot, Kep, Pailin and Sihanoukville.

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One of the least developed regions of the country, the mountain areas suffer from poor infrastructure and remain heavily mined. The coastal areas around Sihanoukville are being actively developed for tourism but as yet remain largely unspoilt and still offer peaceful beaches.

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The region is linked to Phnom Penh by 3 paved roads;

The region is linked to Thailand by 2 paved roads;

Reaching the northern mountainous region from Koh Kong is possible but represents more of an adventure than a transport connection. Expect tough conditions, even for a dirt bike.

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