Experience the Best of Cambodia from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville.
Experience the best of Cambodia on a journey to the heart of the country and get to know the people, landscape, customs and cuisine that make Cambodia so incredible. Travel to the French-colonial elegance of Battambang and on to the time-worn grandeur of Angkor Wat. Travel to Cambodia's remote south to discover the magical country of the Khmers. Along the way, spice up the adventure with temple sunsets, get a glimpse at Cambodia's brutal history and escape to the beach. Indulge in heritage and culture on this fascinating tour through the best of Cambodia.
This is our most in-depth trip to Cambodia. This comprehensive journey around Cambodia will take you from the country’s main must-see highlights to lesser-visited places that help you delve deeper into daily Cambodian life.
Angkor Wat. Need we say more? As well as a guided tour, you’ll also have a pass to cover your whole time in Siem Reap so you can explore this incredible temple complex as much and as often as you like.
Discover the temple ruins at Sambor Prei Kuk and enjoy a village homestay to experience everyday life in rural Cambodia.
Get familiar with Khmer cuisine, including a visit to the famous pepper plantations in Kampot. Here’s a sample of just some of what’s in store for your tastebuds: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/cambodian-food-guide/
Spend time on the coast and sun yourself on the sand at one of the beaches in the popular Sihanoukville region.
Have expert advice on hand the whole way with an experienced local leader to help you get the best out of your time in Cambodia, like Channa: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/channa-intrepid-leader-cambodia/
We stay in a homestay on this trip which most travellers find a fascinating and insightful experience. Read more about what it is like here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/cambodia-homestay-experience/
The stories and history shared at the Killing Fields and S21 are confronting and many travellers will find them upsetting. This is an important part of Cambodia’s recent history that we feel is important for travellers to know. If you would prefer not to join these activities your leader can recommend some optional alternatives. Some further information on visiting the Killing Fields can be found here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/importance-visiting-cambodia-k...
This trip involves a lot of public transport and some long days of driving, so some patience will go a long way towards your enjoyment here.
At times our accommodation may not have continuous hot water. Most travellers don’t find this a problem however, and are often keen to cool down from the heat with a refreshing cold shower!
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2019 - 31 December 2019
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1. A Single Supplement to have your own room is bookable on this trip, subject to availability, excluding Day 8 (Homestay).
Our Best of Cambodia trips score an average of 4.81 out of 5 based on 253 reviews in the last year.
A great survey of Cambodia with local experiences and real contact. Avoid the tourist markets and seek out the smaller, social-responsible businesses.
Review submitted 09 Sep 2018
Best of Cambodia trip was well organized and z great way to learn about Cambodia. Spending a couple of nights at each destination suited us and meant it was not too rushed, having time to get to know each area a little better.
Review submitted 23 Jul 2018