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 day trip planner attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • had my guide take the group to the rock face to watch the hundreds of thousands of bats fly out from the caves after visiting the killing caves and having the sun set with the bats fly out was...  more »
  • Our guide took us to the back of the cave where you can see them against the sunset. You can watch them longer but it is a bit difficult to climb up and down (especially in the dark)--also it might...  more »
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