Kirirom has been recorded into National Park is associated with a seven hundred meters hill covering an area of over thirty five thousand hectares in the Elephant Mountains. Based on geographic condition, it is located in Phnom Sruoch district and Kampong Speu. Its name was given from King of Cambodia as the meaning Mountain of Joy. It is situated in a high plateau being been known for its unique elevation pine forest in which it forms the headwaters for numerous stream feeding Kampong Speu town.
Note that this park has been included into the part of the ‘Southwest Cluster Protected Areas’ which include Phnom Bokor, Preah Sihanouk and Kep National Parks. What it may introduce us about amazing and attraction is that it has spectacular scenery and its astonishing waterfalls.
This park has been as home to many endangered species of animals, for instance, Pleated gibbon, sun bear and tiger. You may ride in the traditional ox-cart ride or trek along the walking trails among the pine trees. Due to the natural resort located one hundred and twenty kilometers to the west of Phnom Penh, you may hire taxis or use own car to get here. Thus, along National Road No. 4 you may easily come to see there. Image credit: komnapkhmer