Friday, June 20, 2014

Roads towards the Preah Khan of Kompong Svay

These roads lead to the mythic Preah Khan of Kompong Svay via Beng Mealea and Koh Ker... It wasn't easy to get there, we tried a several routes but were unsuccessful until, finally...


WHEN: we drove this route in July 2013
DURATION: we took 3 full days. That was a bit short. 1 more day would have been great...
WARNING: we did not do well with our GPS. It went down in the middle of nowhere. Actually, some place after the Preah Khan. The road with light orange and grey milestone is therefore an estimate. However the road is easy to guess. If you have doubts, ask for road 6 (Pleu lek pram moi) or Preah Khan depending on where you go and double check our instructions on the map...
NOTE THAT: locals often name the Preah Khan, Prasat Bakan...
THE TIP: if you travel in the dry season we reckon there is a very nice road from Kulen directly to Sangkom Thmei, aks if it's ok to go...