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Battambang Bat Caves

Phnom Sampeou, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Indochina 2017

A great double with the temple and killing cave. Pays to take someone with you that can explain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob l
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Bats everywhere, but not in your hair.

When this was mentioned as an option I did not want to go because I hate bats! I would say this is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Battambang, Cambodia
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Phnom Sampeou, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great double with the temple and killing cave. Pays to take someone with you that can explain some of the history and get back by 5. 30 to get a beer and watch all those bats fly out.

Thank Rob l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When this was mentioned as an option I did not want to go because I hate bats! I would say this is a great experience that you should not miss. It is truly a natural phenomenon. Grab a beer or coke sit in a chair...More

3  Thank G9334KCsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to see the bats flying out but a bit a real tourist location with lots if cameras and noisy stalls. Best to go early and visit the shrines as well - it's a long way from town.,

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monkeys and bats - what more could you want for a few hours your? Also the Killing caves. The bats go on for ages - millions of them. Amazing.

1  Thank mcbunsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing spectacle to behold! Soooooo many bats!!!! They just keep coming like a never ending stream of battiness!! And the temple above is just incredible beautiful too.

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

at a certain time in the afternoon, hundreds of people sit at the base of the mountain to see thousands of bats coming out from a hole in the moutain...the flow of animals is hipnotizing...just sit and chill with a drink...

Thank suanonna82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bat cave is close to the entrance road to phomn Sampeou, around 5:30 to 6 bats fly out if it for one hour. There are many bat caves in southeast Asia that offer similar sights so it is a bit uninteresting. One can also...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bat caves are a must see at sunset. Great experience. Sit back with a beer and watch the millions of bats leave the cave.

1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got there at about 5:30pm and the bats started flying out at about 5:55pm. It's a magnificent site, just watching them fly in formation - it's almost as though they are dancing! Don't miss it!

Thank Keru N
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Id recommend seeing this. It's amazing to see them all fly out for quite a while. So many of them! When I went they were flying out for about 30 mins. Just think how many there are! I went with a really nice tuk tuk...More

1  Thank AymiDerham
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14 January 2017|
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Response from battambang h | Property representative |
the bats come out from the cave around 6pm you could leave from Battambang city 3:30pm. Ride from city to there 30mn you could claim the 1h and haft. then you reach at bottom 5: 40pm for some drink. Thanks you. Love... More
KimHuot T
1 November 2016|
Response from PaulFolkestone |
How much does it cost please?