Battambang Bat Caves, Battambang

4.4
#1 of 55 in Nature in Cambodia
Watch as a steady stream of Asian wrinkle-lipped bats fly out of a hillside hole at Battambang Bat Caves, some 20 minutes from the city at Phnom Sampeau. As dusk falls every day at around 5 or 6 pm, thousands upon thousands of these nocturnal creatures leave their nests and pour out of the cave, reminiscent of a smoke column billowing up to the sky. It takes up to 40 minutes for all of the bats to exit, so you'll have plenty of time to take a good photo. Put Battambang Bat Caves and other Battambang attractions into our Battambang day trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Arrived at about 3.30. Paid $2 each to have access to the mountain. You can either walk up or do as we did and pay to go up in the back of a pick-up truck. That was the best $5 each we have spent...  more »
  • It's well worth going here around sunset. Then go around and sit on the side of the cliff up the hill and enjoy the sunset and the bats.  more »
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