Takeo province is located in the southern part of Cambodia and in the south of the capital. The provincial town of that Province, Doun Kaev is about 75 km in the south of the capital.
Phnom Da- located about 24km east of Takeo provincial town and about 102km south of Phnom Penh, it is flooded during the rainy season and Phnom Da is a cultural, historical site which provides visitors to relax and research Cambodian history. Phnom Da Temple was built on the top of a small hill in 6th century by King Rutravarman and the magnificent scenery will be offered from the hill.
Phnom Chiso- located about 62km south of the capital, Phnom Chiso is 130m High Mountain with temple built in the early 11th century by King Suryavarman I. Constructed of laterite and brick with carved lintels of sandstone, the complex is surrounded by the partially ruined walls of a 2.5m wide gallery with windows. On the plain to the west of Phnom Chiso are the sanctuaries of Sen Thmol, Sen Ravang and the former sacred pond of Tonle Om. All three of these features form a straight line from Phnom Chiso in the direction of Angkor. Offering some superb views of the countryside, it is better to get there in the early morning or late in the afternoon as it is not convenient to climb in the heat of the midday sun.
A silk and Kroma manufacturing village- Cambodian farmers make traditional silk all throughout the kingdom but for day tripping, it is convenient to visit Tang Yab villages, well-known for its weaving handicraft and one of the largest villages located nearby Chiso temple, it's about 4km from the leg of mountain.
The villagers have retained their traditional lifestyle based around their main handicraft, traditional silk weaving, Phamoung, Hol, Krama and cotton clothes. Visitors walking the villager trail around that village will hear the sound of looms emerging from every house. Many kinds of their good weaving products are available for visitors to order or just buy it from these producer hands with a reasonable price.
Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center- becoming a home for animals confiscated from traffickers or saved from poachers’ traps, it feels like a zoo crossed with a safari park and is the perfect place to discover more about the incredible variety of animals in Cambodia. Visiting there is a kind of doing some good deeds for these animals and to help in the protection and survival of Cambodia’s varied and wonderful wildlife. Phnom Tamao is now set to become one of the region’s best-run animal sanctuaries in the coming years.
Tonle Bati- it is the collective name for a pair of old Angkorian-era temples and a popular lakeside picnic area where we will explore Ta Prohm Temple built by King Jayavarman VII (AD 1181-1220) and constructed of brick and laterite. The main sanctuary of Ta Prohm Temple consists of five chambers in each is a linga and that ruined temple is surrounded by colorful flowers and plants. Another temple named Yeay Peau is 150m north of Ta Prohm in the grounds of a modern pagoda. The legend of Yeay Peau Temple is related to Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei in Kampong Cham province. About 300m northwest of Ta Prohm, a long and narrow peninsula juts into Tonle Bati. The views with breezes across the lake are pretty inviting.