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Kampot Pepper Plantations
Location: Phnom Voar
Best time to visit: before the harvest in March until April
Total visiting time: 30 minutes minimum
Kampot in Cambodia is renowned for ist excellent pepper which has a centuries long history and is one of the highest quality peppers in the world. The specificities of the Kampot pepper come from the mildness of their spice, the freshness and complexity of their aromas and their exceptionnal lingering taste.
(Pepper plants at a farm in Kampot province)
In Kampot Province high quality green pepper, black pepper, red pepper as well as white pepper is produced in a traditional way. It is possible to purchase Kampot pepper directly from the pepper farm.
Try some of the excellent local cuisine combining both of the regions’ specialities Kampot pepper and Kep seafood such as Pepper Crab wich is local crab fried in black or green pepper corn.
(several pepper plantations can be found in Kampot province)
Pepper plantations can be found all over Kampot province. However the most visited ones are near Phnom Voar which offer a particular good look at the process of growing and preparing the pepper. Combine a visit of the pepper farm with a visit of the Phnom Chhnork caves.
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