November 30, 2022 13:48

A new route to travel across the country from Thai border to Koh Rong Island, Cambodia by Boonsiri bus. The meeting point at Boonsiri Office, Khaosan Road

22.30 p.m. Departure from Bangkok city

VIP bus departure from Bangkok heading to the Thai-Cambodian border immigration checkpoint at Ban Hat Lek Subdistrict, Khlong Yai District, Trat Province also the narrowest area in the country before reaching the end of Thai border


05.00 a.m. Baan Hat Lek   

Hat Lek has interesting attractions of Thai-Cambodian trading local markets where merchants bring goods to trade after COVID epidemic situation forced the country to close the border for a year. This market is regarded as a source of goods and plants for Cambodians to be sold on Koh Kong. The market opens around 07.00-08.30 hrs. There are also a Shrine of King Taksin the great which is located next to the Marine Corps memorial at Ban Hat Lek built for Thai soldiers to worship encourage and hold the minds of all Thais

The narrowest point of Thailand. It is about 450 meters wide from the coast to the border of the Ban-that mountain range. It is a tourist attraction place and sea viewpoint which is a beautiful sunset. End of border can visit the viewpoint for the last point of the border

Before traveling across the border to Cambodia, the document must be prepared at Klong Yai Border Checkpoint to Cham Yeam checkpoint, Monthon Sima District, Koh Kong Province.


The Checkpoints are open from 6:00 a.m. to 22:00 p.m.

- Prepare your passport with a validity not less than 6 months. For Thai people with ID card in crossing the border, The Thai immigration will stamp out the country and stamped again on return. Thai passports can travel to travel without a VISA for no more than 14 days.

- There is a border crossing fee for traveling through the border for 250 baht for first time and 150 baht for subsequent journeys

-The time in Cambodia is the same as local time in Thailand

- The official and national language of Cambodia spoken Khmer and the most used languages ​​are English, French, Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese.

-The Currency can use 2 currencies: US dollar (USD) and Riel (Cambodian banknotes 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 50,000 to 100,000 riel).

- Electricity uses a 220-volt system as Thailand but for Laptop or other electronic devices should prepare a power plug adapter to be ready to use

-For International dialing country code +855. There are 3 major SIM card companies in Cambodia. Metfone, Smart and Cellcard offer prepaid SIM cards in Cambodia for locals and travelers.

-The Climate same as Thailand. Warm and humid with 2 seasons, the rainy season from May to October and the dry season between November and April but also can travel all year


06.30 a.m. Koh Kong

Koh Kong, formerly known by Thai as Pak-chan-ta-khi-ri-Khet almost all areas are connected to the mainland and coastal area but there is only a small part of the island

07.00 a.m. Tatai, Koh Kong

On the way before boarding a boat to Koh Rong Cambodia can visit an interesting place called Ta Tai Waterfall or Ta Thai Waterfall. or hermit waterfall far from the town center about 20 kilometers, large 2 level, the first level has a height of about 5-6 meters, the second level is about 12-15 meters high, a waterfall with a mixture of fresh water and salt water. Visitors can enjoy the view of the waterfall for take a boat trip for another beautiful alternative to visit

09.30 a.m. Dara Sakor city  

It is considered an important port city and a source of future tourism development projects to become a wellness tourism for those who love health and the leader in logistics that can accommodate tourists from all over the world

10.00 Koh Sadet is located about 81 kilometers from Koh Kong, just a few hours from the border. The jetty to cross to Koh Rong. Cambodia. It takes about 12-14 hours for traveling from Bangkok – mainland pier to Koh Rong (Does not include stops along the way)

Just a few hours' journey, we'll arrive. Pier to cross to Koh Rong Cambodia


11.00 a.m. Koh Kong, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

When arriving at Koh Rong and experiencing the peaceful atmosphere on Koh Rong, there are also many activities. Hotel accommodation from cheaper to Luxury, Beautiful beaches, Long white sandy beaches and activities for tourists both boat trips or city tour on the island, go trekking, visit waterfalls to find a beautiful viewpoint for impressions and pleasant memories. The tranquility place that can be found around the island or enjoy nightlife at Koah Touch beach


Boat trips for snorkeling, fishing, and Sunset view at Long beach with BBQ dinner before waiting to see the plankton at night

Visit the Prek Tasok Ecotourism Community mangrove forest and kayaking at Ta Sok River

Visit the Prek Tasok Ecotourism Community mangrove forest and kayaking at Ta Sok River

Cr. Thank you for the picture from Koh Rong Three Brother