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'''Hat Lek''' is in eastern [[Thailand]].
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Hat Lek is the location of the southern-most border crossing between [[Thailand]] and [[Cambodia]], its counterpart on the Cambodian side being [[Koh Kong]].  
It`s the last town near the border to Cambodia, it`s counterpart on the cambodian side being [[Koh Kong]]. The town is mainly a stop-over on the overland route from [[Bangkok]] to [[Phnom Penh]] and [[Sihanoukville]] in [[Cambodia]].
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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===From Bangkok===
 
===From Bangkok===
Take one of the many regular buses from Bangkoks Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekkamai) to [[Trat]] (about 7 hours). From their take a minibus to Hat Lek (about 90 Min.) where they stop just next to the border crossing. Cross into Cambodia and take one of motos to go to [[Koh Kong]] where you can organize the next part of your trip.
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Take one of the many regular buses to [[Trat]] from either the [[Bangkok#Eastern_Bus_Terminal|Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai)]] or the [[Bangkok#Northern_Bus_Terminal|Northern Bus Terminal (Moh Chit)]]. Direct 1st class buses from Ekamai average a bit more than 5 hours, the less frequent frequent services from Moh Chit take a little less. 2nd class buses take a lot longer as they make more stops and use slower and less direct routes.
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From Trat, take a minibus direct to the Hat Lek border crossing, where you can cross into Cambodia and take a moto or share taxi to Koh Kong and organize the next part of your trip.
  
 
==Get around==
 
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==Do==
 
==Do==
Cross the border and enjoy Cambodia but be aware that the border opens at 7am and closes at 8pm. If you want to go on directly to Sihanoukville keep in mind that the boat to [[Sihanoukville]] leaves at 8am.
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Cross the border and enjoy Cambodia but be aware that the border opens at 07:00 and closes at 20:00. If you want to go on directly to [[Sihanoukville]] by sea, keep in mind that the boat leaves at 08:00.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==

Revision as of 19:54, 26 November 2005

Hat Lek is the location of the southern-most border crossing between Thailand and Cambodia, its counterpart on the Cambodian side being Koh Kong.

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Get in

From Bangkok

Take one of the many regular buses to Trat from either the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai) or the Northern Bus Terminal (Moh Chit). Direct 1st class buses from Ekamai average a bit more than 5 hours, the less frequent frequent services from Moh Chit take a little less. 2nd class buses take a lot longer as they make more stops and use slower and less direct routes.

From Trat, take a minibus direct to the Hat Lek border crossing, where you can cross into Cambodia and take a moto or share taxi to Koh Kong and organize the next part of your trip.

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See

Do

Cross the border and enjoy Cambodia but be aware that the border opens at 07:00 and closes at 20:00. If you want to go on directly to Sihanoukville by sea, keep in mind that the boat leaves at 08:00.

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