Chlong (sometimes spelled Chloung) is a small town in Eastern Cambodia. It serves as a regional centre for the surrounding villages.
From Kampong Cham there is a dirt road connection (mostly in good condition) along the Mekong. Take road 223 up to Stung Trang where you can cross the Mekong by ferry to continue on road 308. That way Chlong is about 70 km from Kompong Cham. Share taxis to Chlong don't run along the Mekong but use NH7 and then road 73.
With the improvement of the roads, fast boats along the Mekong River between Kratie and Kampong Cham no longer run on a scheduled basis. Alternatively you might find a slow (cargo) boat that can drop you off at Chlong.
There is a ferry service over the Mekong.
- View in Chlong Town (peole in the area are happy to communicate to tourists) (kratie to Chlong), ☏ . Chlong is one of the districts in Kratie province that not many tourists to go there.You will see a lot of interesting places where you enjoy your whole day there.Along the way to Chlong you may see Mosques,local villages,good views of rice fields,hundred years old trees.If you want to have an experience with the people along the Mekong river and see the way of people lives-Khmer houses,lakes,ponds,animals,racing boats,school children,pagodas,vegetables and rural area ,you can go to these places by Motorbikes or Tuk Tuk.
- A Trip by Boat (take boat to see the Mekong view) (from Kratie to Chlong), ☏ . The boats are used for many purposes of people in waterway along the river.This way help you to discover the views and life through the Mekong. You may have good experiences to do by the motorboats from kratie to Chlong.When you see the Islands that is good for swimming and play on the good sand beaches,you can enjoy there.
- Local restaurants In Chlong, a round the market , In the Town. There are many food stores where you can test Khmer food and try the new dishes around the market.One restaurant is located near the minibus station,but in the cafe is the best place to have breakfast and cool drinks too.
There are two guesthouses in town. One is next to the market. The second one is a few hundred metres from the market just off the street to Kratie.