Koh Dach

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Koh Dach
Koh Dach

Koh dach is a picturesque island located on the banks of Mekong River, on the upstream of Phnom Penh.

Overview

Koh Dach is one of the popular tourist destinations in Kandal province as well as in Cambodia. The entire area of Koh dach island covers 30 square kilometers of land lying on the shores of Mekong River. The travelers, who want a break from the buys and hectic life, can land to this secluded and sleepy island. The tourists can reach the island within a minute from Phnom Penh by availing boats. The island is located on the National Road No. 6a in Koh Dach Commune.

Koh Dach is one of the popular tourist destinations in Kandal province as well as in Cambodia
Koh Dach is one of the popular tourist destinations in Kandal province as well as in Cambodia

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Things to do

The visitors arriving at the island can have ample opportunities to have fresh air and recreation. The riverside resort is an ideal destination for the people seeking peace and silence. The visitors can have abundant of traditional handicrafts like silk weaving, pottery, dyeing and wood carving. If they want to buy these local articles, they can pay a visit to the local workshops and street shops as well as handicraft center.

Koh Dach Island
Koh Dach Island

The tourists can also have an insight of the local villages and the lifestyle of the villagers living near the Mekong River by touring this part of the city. There are satisfying arrangements for riding cruise boat and enjoy swimming. The island is also a perfect venue for excursion, day trip and picnic.