Svay Rieng, Cambodia
Svay Rieng Province is a small province of Cambodia that is located in the southeast of the country and borders to Vietnam to the north, east and south, and the province also borders to Prey Veng Province. Svay Rieng Province is the national border between Cambodia and Vietnam. The distance from Phnom Penh to Svay Rieng Province is about 124 kilometers by national road 1. The capital is called Svay Rieng town.
Svay Rieng Province has the tropical land, so people mostly do the living on farming such as rice, fruit cropping, and factories producing products for international market since this province borders to Vietnam.
How to Get There
Traveling from Phnom Penh to Svay Rieng Province will take around 2 hours. For the transportation service, Buses, VIP vans, and private taxis are available.
Places to Visit
Svay Rieng Province is nearby to the Waiko River, and its vast provides the pleasant view for photography. Around 1.7 kilometers far from Svay Rieng town is a bridge over the Waiko River, donated by Prime Minister Hun Sen. Svay Rieng Province is off the tourist maps but is a great place for those who want a silent rural life in Cambodia. Moreover, the popular places in Svay Rieng Province are Basak Lake, Prasat Chea Ho, Prasat Basac, Prey Basak, located on the hill former place of ancient temple.