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C4 Cardamom Jungle Adventure

Cardamom mountains, Cambodia

2 days, 1 night

difficulty level ★★☆☆☆

✪ from 10km  D+ 250m, D- 150m  tropical jungle

C4 takes you back in time, into the heart of the South East Asia Cold War times. Travel through forgotten jungle trails in the Sre Ambel's Cardamom valley, crossing hamlets, trenches, farmlands and air bomb craters, making our way up to the Black Mountain summit, home a famous Khmer Rouge guerrilla radio communication post, where a decisive battle from the late 70’s Cambodian–Vietnamese War was fought.

available options :

  • transport +29$ per participant (from Phnom Penh),

  • bivouac equipment set (expedition tarp, tropical hammock, jungle blanket) +29$ per participant,

  • F&B : 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners +29$ per participant,

  • cancellation insurance (up to 48h before departure) +19$ per participant.

from 149USD

(available from December to July)


Day 1

Tour official program may be affected
by weather and traffic conditions.

5am: departure from Phnom Penh with our C4  minivan.
8am: arrival at the Kampong Seila valley. Adventurer breakfast, tour briefing, gear inspection and last trekking tips from our C4 guide.
9am: trekking up to your camp site on top of Black Mountain.
12pm: lunch at the summit, with a view breathtaking view of the Cardamoms.
2pm: instruction to our camp installations. How to properly set up your bivouac, prepare a fire and be aware of your surroundings.
5pm: sunset
6pm: BBQ around our jungle fire.

Day 2

Tour official program may be affected
by weather and traffic conditions.

7.30am: breakfast and camp uninstallation
9am: trekking down through jungle hidden trails to reach our extraction point.
11am: break at the buffalo river before extraction
12pm: departure
1.30pm: lunch at the Stop Café restaurant
2.30pm: departure to Phnom Penh
5pm: arrival to Phnom Penh


Recommended gear list

C4 can provide for your tour: expedition tarp, tropical hammock, jungle blanket.

  • 1 bivouac set (tarp, hammock, sleeping bag)

  • 1 backpack (40L maximum)

  • 2 dry bags (15 to 20L)

  • 1 rain coat

  • 1 trekking shoes or sport shoes

  • 1 metal flask

  • 1 meal kit (plate, mug, cutlery set)

  • 1 pair of trekking pants

  • 1 long sleeve tee-shirt

  • 1 warm top

  • 1 scarf

  • 2 pairs of socks

  • 4L of water

  • 1 extra trousers & shirt (to wear at the camps)

  • 1 underwear set

  • 1 flash light with extra battery,

  • 1 knife

  • 1 lighter

  • 2 to 3m of thin rope

  • 1 mosquito repellant

  • 1 toiletry set (small towel, soap …)

  • snacks​

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