Best of Cambodia Itinerary

See the Best of Cambodia on a trip from the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, via the ancient temples of Angkor Wat and Siem Reap, to the relaxing beaches of Cambodia's Sihanoukville.

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      USD $1,235
      CAD $1,245
      AUD $1,295
      EUR €920
      GBP £775
      NZD $1,535
      ZAR R11,780
      CHF FR1,130
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Best of Cambodia.
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Days 1-2 Phnom Penh

Arrive in the enigmatic capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Pay respects to lives lost at the chilling Tuol Sleng Museum and the infamous Killing Fields. In free time, gain insight into a more glorious era in the country’s history amid the treasures the National Museum.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 3-4 Battambang

See how Battambang city's facades evoke a certain elegance, with French-colonial shopfronts lining the riverside. Make a sobering visit to Phnom Sampov and drop by the peaceful temples of Wat Banan. In the evening, take a walk along the riverfront and watch locals indulge in a range of energetic pursuits, from yoga to folk dancing.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 5-7 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat

Rise early to witness a spectacular sunrise over Angkor Wat and enjoy a few days of temple-hopping with a local guide. The temples of Angkor Wat are all uniquely amazing and are sure to captivate. When the sun goes down, head down to the lively town centre of Siem Reap and, if feeling brave, snack on some crunchy crickets – the local specialty.
ACCOM: Resort - 3

Day 8 Sambor Prei Kuk/Homestay

Experience rural Cambodian life by spending the night at the home of a local family. Explore the nearby ruins of Sambor Prei Kuk with a local guide and, if there's time, hire a bicycle and cycle through the picturesque countryside.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1

Days 9-10 Kampot

Renowned for its pungent durian fruit, riverside Kampot is a wonderful place to relax. Venture into the Cambodian countryside for a tour through salt flats, rice fields, pepper plantations and the famous Phnom Chhnork caves. Stop by several villages along the way to enjoy warm and welcoming local hospitality.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 11-12 Sihanoukville

For a spot of beachside bliss, Sihanoukville is the perfect destination. Take a boat tour to one of the many nearby islands, discover tropical paradise in Ream National Park or simply kick back and relax surrounded by swaying palms, white sands and boundless, blue ocean.
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Days 13-14 Phnom Penh

Back in Phnom Penh, go in search of shade and some silver jewellery at the Russian Market or see if the blue flag is flying outside the Royal Palace - it's a sign the king is in residence. Then, it’s time to farewell new-found friends as the Best of Cambodia trip comes to an end.
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