Cambodia is a small country in Southeast Asia, with years and years of history behind, it was once the main empire of the mighty Khmer empire of Angkor, one of the earliest Asian’s civilization.

Now, it offers some of the most magnificent temples to visit in the world, pristine and unspoiled beaches, and some other hidden gems worth a visit.

Discover now the best things to do in Cambodia and fall in love with one of the most complete countries in Southeast Asia.

SIEM REAP AND ANGKOR TEMPLES

The magic of two worlds, the ancient and the modern world will captivate you in Siem Reap. Visit the world- famous magnificent temples of Angkor and explore the vibrant city of Siem Reap.

PHNOM PENH

The vibrant bustling city of Cambodia, one of the best places to soak up the culture and learn about the history of this nation.

KAMPOT

The charming of this riverside village will make you fall in love with Kampot. Spend some days biking around the village, enjoying the views and the laid back atmosphere.

BANLUNG

One of the loveliest provinces in Cambidia, not so known by tourists as other parts. Banlung has beautiful and unique natural landscapes to offer, from the volcanic crater lake to the vast nature in Virachey Natural Park.

SIHANOUKVILLE

One of the most popular destination in Cambodia is the coast of Sihanoukville. Famous for its beautiful beaches and for having the most important port to access the nearby islands.

KOH RONG AND KOH RONG SAMLOEM

One of the most beautiful islands in Cambodia are Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem is famous for its vibrant atmosphere and its serene pristine beaches. Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem are the best destinations to spend some time lying back, admiring the magnificent views and enjoying water activities in the warm sea.

The Best Things To Do in Cambodia.

Things to do in Phnom Penh.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. This High School was taken over in 1975 by Pol Pot’s security forces. It soon became the biggest detention and torture center in the country during the Khmer Rouge Regime. It has now turned into a museum that serves to tell people what happened during those years. Despite the cruelty of the history behind these walls, it is worth to pay a visit.

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center. This wildlife rescue center nurses and look after some wild animals that need care before releasing back into nature. You can spend the day here and hand feed animals, getting up close some rare species, and knowing that the money will be donated to the project.

National museum of Cambodia

National Museum of Cambodia. One of the best museums in the country, with a collection of more than 500 artifacts from the Angkorian period.  This museum is and an ideal place to grasp more information about Cambodia and its origins.

Things to do in Siem Reap and Angkor

Angkor Wat temple at sunrise, is one of the favourites things to do in cambodia.

Watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat.  One of the most emblematic temples in Angkor that attracts tourist especially in the most magical moment of the day. Visiting this temple to see how the sun rises behind giving light to its features is one of the most amazing things to do in Cambodia. You can either book a tour that includes pick up from the hotel or find a tuk-tuk driver and arrange to meet up the next morning before the sunrise.

Angkor Wat temple at sunrise, is one of the favourites things to do in cambodia.

Live the lively atmosphere at Pub Street. One of the liveliest street in Siem Reap and the nightlive hub, full of pubs and international restaurants where music goes on throughout the day.

Ta Prohm temple

Ta Prohm. Also known as the Tomb Raider Temple is unlike any other temple in Angkor. Its appearance is special as it has massive tree roots coming out its walls. This is temple an absolute must visit in Angkor.

Bayon temple

Bayon. The authenticity of this temple will not leave you indifferent after a visit. The magnitude of the faces displayed can be admired from every angle of the temple. For us, Bayon was one of the most impressive temples of Angkor.

Baphuon temple

Baphuon. Also known as the mountain temple, Baphuon offers its visitors access to the top terrace where you can enjoy some of the best views of Angkor.

Khmer Cuisine

Khmer Cuisine at Wat Damnak. Enjoy an ultimate contemporary Khmer dining experience at this highly rated restaurant. The ingredients are fresh from the market and the menu changes every week.

Here you can also find some other ideas which you can even book ahead of time.

Things to do in Banlung.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake. It is located only 20 minutes away from the Banlung Province. This lake has volcanic origins and its a beautiful circular formation with emerald waters and the wild nature surounding it. Although it is a sacred place, some locals often go for a swim in the lake.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Jungle Trekking. Jungle Trekking is one of the reasons most people visit this Banlung. There are diferent trekkings depending on how many days you want to spend and how deep you want to get into the jungle, beginning from 1 day to over a week. Some trekkings include homestays, and prices start from 40 $ per person.

Things to do in Kep.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Rabbit Island (Koh Tonsay). Take a day trip to Rabbit Island, to relax in a beautiful island. It is located only 30 min away from the coast of Kep. There are few accommodations to sleep on the island, but as there aren’t much to do appart from relaxing, we recommend to take the day trip.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Lay down at the beach. Kep beach is a great place to lay down and enjoy some fresh fish sold in the line behind the beach. Eventhough is a small beach, is the perfect place to relax as it is less famous than the other beaches in Cambodia.

Here you can also find some other ideas which you can even book ahead of time.

Things to do in Kampot.

pepper farm in Kampot

Visit La Plantacion. La Plantacion is an organic pepper farm that offers guided tours and pepper taste. It is located in a peaceful location, perfect to take a stroll and learn something about pepper.

chilling in Kampot

Rent a motorbike to drive around. The best way to breath the tranquility of this riverside village is by renting a motorbike and explore around. That way you will discover the floating villages, nice cafes by the river and beautiful views to enjoy with a local beer!

Things to do in Sihanoukville.

Coconut beach

Visit one of the most popular beach in Cambodia, Otres beach. Otres beach is one of the most famous beaches in Cambodia and it has a great atmosphere as well. White sand and a turqoise ocean is what you will find in this idyllic beach.

local village in Koh Rong island

Go for a buggy tour.  If you are in Sihanoukville this is one of the best tours you can book. Renting a buggy to explore the villages, waterfalls and have so much fun! We recommend this highly rated company Fun Buggys for being really attentive.

luminescent plankton.

Go sailing. Do you fancy a different way of exploring the beautiful virgin islands sailing the turqoise waters on board of a catamaran? With this experience you can visit Bamboo Island, Koh Ta Kiev or Koh Rong at your own pace as well as taking some lessons to gain confidence at sailing. An amazing plan if you visit Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Koh Rong.

Coconut beach

Lay back and relax in Coconut Beach. This is one of the best things to do in Koh Rong. Coconut Beach isn’t as touristic and crowded as some others in Koh Rong. Here you can relax and enjoy the tranquility of the place while admiring the beauty of the cristal clear ocean and white sand beach.

local village in Koh Rong island

Get to know the local village. In Koh Rong, if you follow the path that goes behind the beach all the way up the hill, you will find one of the villages where local people live. You will meet the joyful children playing outside and eat some local food very cheap.