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Things to do in Cambodia


Be one of three nations in Indochina penisula, Cambodia owns a hidden beauty. Travelling to here, surely that many tourists will ask themselves that is there any things to do in Cambodia, in each region of Cambodia. But don’t worry, things to do and see in bwill be recommened to you in the next words.

Commonly, travelers may skip Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital and go ahead to Siem Reap. However, that would be regret if you pass Phnom Penh and do not spend few days at here. Stopping at Phnom Penh, a lot of stuff to do and see that also depends on your preferences. Here are some offers for your holidays to Cambodia, specifically Phnom Penh. First thing you can try is taking a city tour to discover the place was once called Paris of the East. Having a look around some attractions like Tuol Sleng Genocide museum where stands as an evidence under the Khmer Rouge or National Museum with sophisticated Khmer handicraft. The combination between white and gold of Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda will attract you at the first sight. You can choose to visit these attractions on foot or by tuk tuk, a special mean of transportation in Phnom Penh. Another idea for you is taking a cruise along Mekong river from Sisowath Quay to view Royal Palace and National Museum from water instead of visiting in land. Downstream to Kampot, a riverside town where you can taste many delicious foods, especially seafoods like fried crab with spicy peppercorn sauce, it’s enough to make you like it rightaway. Central Market is the place which famous for bargaining and you can buy some very interested souvenirs and handicraft things. From Phnom Penh, you can take a tour to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, a relic of four-year terrorism in Cambodia. A painful past will appear in front of you and make you feel deeply sad when visiting here.

Leaving Phnom Penh by boat or car to Siem Reap, the land of UNESCO world heritage – temples of Angkor which is considered as heaven on earth, you will feel restful in your soul. The complexity of ancient statues, temples in Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom will glamor you in each step. Strolling and watching the ancient objects actually is an unforgetable memory. Besides Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, you can choose different activities near Angkor in order to reduce pressure towards the temples and help other regions develop gradually. Visiting Tonle Sap lake, immerging yourself in nature, discovering the life of native people are worthy experiences that you can try. Other activities include birdwatching at Prek Toal, butterfly watching at Banteay Srey Butterfly centre or participating in some classes like cooking, yoga and massage. If you want to fulfill your Cambodia trip,

Let’s spend your holidays to Cambodia now and discover more by yourself.