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C4 Aural Mountain Ascent

April 29, 2023 - May 1, 2023

C4 Aural Mountain Ascent

Fancy conquering Cambodia’s highest peak? If so, then sign up for C4 Aural Mountain Ascent, a three-day adventure from forest to jungle.

If you haven’t got any plans for the May Day holidays, then the guys at C4 Adventures are planning their next challenge in the form of C4 Aural Mountain Ascent. In a nutshell, the three-day, 32km trek will see you go from forest to jungle to summit one of the highest trails in the country at an elevation of 1,650 metres. Prepare to be introduced to a breath-taking part of Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains.

What is the C4 Aural Mountain Ascent?

While this adventure is definitely not for the light-hearted, it offers a great way to delve deep into life in the heart of the Cambodian jungle. This unforgettable adventure through the Cardamom Mountain’s rugged terrain takes you through dense forests and along mountain streams, while immersing you in Cambodia’s rich culture, history and biodiversity.

Trekkers will hike along a 35km trail (elevation: +1650m, -1450m) to the 1,813-metre peak of Aural Mountain. There, you will be rewarded with breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. This includes impressive vistas of Cambodia’s lush jungles and wildlife.

Along the way, you will also have the chance to experience village life and meet friendly locals who are eager to share their culture with you.

Who is the C4 Aural Mountain Ascent suitable for?

C4 treks are suitable for moderate fitness levels and are customisable to fit your needs, whether you’re a solo traveller or part of a group. C4 Adventures places safety and comfort as a top priority.

difficulty level ★★★★☆

comfort level ★★☆☆☆

C4 Aural Mountain Ascent

The Itinerary

The price starts at $299 per person, including a guide, food and drinks and transportations.

Available options:

  • bivouac equipment set: +$39 (expedition tarp, tropical hammock, jungle blanket),
  • cancellation insurance: +$29 (fully refunded up to 48hours before departure),
  • 1 carrier: +$149 (up to 12kg in a sealed mountain bag).

Official schedule**

Day 1

10AM: departure from Phnom Penh

1PM: arrival at Aural village

1.30PM: camp installation, lunch

3PM: ascent briefing, equipment checking

6PM: dinner

Day 2

5.30AM: departure to base camp

7.30AM: arrival at foot of Aural mountain to start ascent

11PM: arrival at camp 1, lunch break, camp installation, preparations to Aural Mountain final ascent, trek up to the top

12.30PM: departure to Aural summit

2PM: Aural mountain peak, 1,813m

2.30PM: trek back to camp 1

6PM: dinner

Day 3

7AM: breakfast and preparations for departure

8AM: departure for extraction point

12PM: arrival at extraction point

1PM: arrival at Aural village, lunch, shower.

2PM: departure to Phnom Penh

5PM: arrive in Phnom Penh

Recommended gear list

A small personal bag can be left in the C4 vehicle during your adventure

  • 1 backpack (40L maximum)
  • 2 dry bags (15 to 20L)
  • 1 rain coat
  • 1 trekking shoes or sport shoes
  • 1 metal flask
  • 1 meal kit (plate, mug, cutlery set)
  • 1 pair of trekking pants
  • 1 long sleeve tee-shirt
  • 1 scarf
  • 3L of water
  • 1 mosquito repellent
  • snacks
  • 1 bivouac set (tarp, hammock, sleeping bag – tent not needed)
  • 1 toiletry set (small towel, soap)
  • 1 extra trousers & shirt (to wear at the camps)
  • 1 extra pair of shoes (to wear at the camps – flip flops recommended)
  • 1 underwear set
  • 1 flash light with extra battery
  • 1 knife
  • 1 lighter
  • 2 to 3m of thin rope
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • 1 warm top (temperature drops during the night)


Aural Mountain
Cardamom MountainsCambodia+ Google Map
Let the adventure begin.