3 days trekking tour to Aural Mountain, Cambodia. Step into a tallest peak of Cambodia, across 17 hills to reach the peak and stunning views of the evergreen mountain and forest.
Mt Aural is also home of species are unique to the country such as Cambodian Laughingthrush, Chestnut-headed Partridge, Mountain Scops Owl, Great Hornbill and a numerous mountain bird. It is 1,813 meters tall It is in the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains. We walking on a flat landscape with a few unproblematic crossroads, then some rise to the first camp where we’ll set up camping tent or hammock for an overnight stay. It was at the last point before the peak where there was running water in the immediate vicinity. On next day we step up through bamboo forest, hilly, and explore the evergreen mountain, jungle from the small trails and hit the second based camp at 1200. We set hammock or stay in a small house and cook our meals as jungle experience. Supported by our experienced trek team ascend to Aural Mountain overlooked by the richest natural setting, and overnight stay on hammock, tent or in the small house depending on available space. A final sightseeing of rural villages where you’ll learn about real life and real culture of local people is a great way to sign off on this unforgettable adventure.

Trip Highlights:

Magnificent mountain scenery- Great views of evergreen mountain and richest natural setting of Aural Mountain (1813 m) and other 17 hills of our trekking trails.
Full Service Trekking- Our experienced trek team set up a tent or hammock and cook local meals, leaving you to enjoy the experience of being in the mountains.
Explore the local villages and learn about culture of living in rural areas

Tour at a glance:
Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
Depart at 7:30am
Total hiking distance 42km (round trails)
Max altitude – 1813 meters (5948 ft)
Tour Price (per person): 495$
Mini group: 2
Max group: 12
Photographic opportunities and birding: Good
Join and end in Phnom Penh

Tour Duration 3 days/ 2 nights
Departure Time 7:30 AM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
English speaking hike guide Local guide and villagers
Sleeping gear (tent or hammock 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
Hotel pick and drop off Private vehicle support and local transport
Personal expense and tips
Travel insurance
Day 1

Step on a flat landscape and stay on a water vicinity

We will pick you up at your hotel at 7am by Tuk Tuk or minivan upon the group size. Then, we drive to our meeting point at office of Vana Adventure Travel. On arrival, our staff will help you to load your stuff to the supported vehicle for Aural Mountain Trip. We drive on 3 hours to Sre Ken village where you’ll having lunch at there. The Sre Ken village is located on the foothill of Aural Mountain which about 12km where we will hike after lunch. We step on flat landscape through the villager’s trails to the first camp. Stunning views of Aural Mountain, jungle and wild snuffing are the great way to inspire our speed. Our trek team, will set up the camping site where surrounded by the bamboo forest, close to the water vicinity as a great way for cooking, take a bath and refreshing on the first day trek.
  • Trekking distance: 12 Km (8 miles).
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping tent or hammock.
Day 2

Hike for the lowest camp to the peak

After breakfast and hot coffee in the morning at the lowest camp, we need to pack something to carry and step up to the second camp. Lunch box, drinking water and everything must be complete before we leave. Our step up from the bamboo forest, and small path in the dense jungle where you’ll across 13 hills. We hit the second camp at 1200 meters where one of non-government organization was build a small house to serve the hikes. In the house could be available 6 hikers and we cook outside, it is the first come and first serve the space. After we relax and refresh at the second camp, we continue our step to reach the Mt. Oral peak which about 6km from the second camp. On arrival to the peak, there is a small Buddhist temple and a small house of mountain spirit where we can pray for our prosperity, healthy, lucky and see the Cambodia flag with the sigh boat of Mt. Oral 1813 meters. After we are on the top of Oral mountain, we step down back to second camp to stay one more night at there. Foggy is most of the trails and in the evening, it became dark and very dark. Many creepy sounds in the night and climate is very nice which about 16 to 20 degrees at night and some time having rain. Our team, will fire, make steam rice and cook some foods for our wonderful dinner in the heart of Cambodian mountain.
  • Trekking distance: 15 Km (9 miles).
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping tent or hammock.
Day 3

Downhill from the second camp to the village and drive back to Phnom Penh

Our breakfast and hot morning coffee still available on this day, after that we hike through the small trail, see many tall tree and very refresh with a nice breezy in the morning. We step downhill to the foothill which about 15km (9 miles) on the same hiking trail. Our lunch may on the trails and we have local transport waiting for pick us up from the foothill to drive back to the Sre Ken village. After a sightsee to the Khmer villages and refreshing with a fresh coconut juice we have a private bus transfer back to Phnom Penh capital city. On the landing journey, we will have a chance to try some local street food, and local dinner before we arrive the city.
  • Trekking distance: 15 Km (9 miles).
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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