Cambodia
The perfect 4 days itinerary

Cambodia, a Southeast Asian nation, is home to a rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes. From the ancient temples of Angkor Wat to the bustling streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia offers a unique blend of old and new. The country's natural beauty, from its pristine beaches to its lush jungles, is equally captivating. Let's embark on a 4-day journey to explore the wonders of Cambodia.

What to do in Cambodia?

This 4 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Cambodia. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring the Capital City, Phnom Penh

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Royal Palace, a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia. Next, head to the Silver Pagoda, located within the Royal Palace compound. It's floor is made up of 5,000 silver tiles, hence the name.

Afternoon

Visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former high school which was used as the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime. Then, head to the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, better known as the Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge executed over one million people.

Evening

Stroll along the riverside promenade and enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Mekong River.


Day 2: Journey to Siem Reap

Morning

Travel to Siem Reap, the gateway to the ruins of Angkor. Visit the Angkor National Museum to learn about the history and culture of the Khmer civilization.

Afternoon

Explore the Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. Spend the afternoon exploring the temple's vast complex of intricate stone buildings.

Evening

Enjoy a traditional Apsara dance performance while having dinner at one of the local restaurants.


Day 3: Exploring the Temples of Angkor

Morning

Visit the Bayon Temple, famous for its giant stone faces. Then, head to the Ta Prohm, a temple left in a similar condition to the way it was found. The photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor's most popular temples.

Afternoon

Explore the Angkor Thom, the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. Visit the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King, known for their intricate bas-reliefs.

Evening

Head to the Phare, the Cambodian Circus. Enjoy a blend of traditional and modern theater, music, dance, acrobatics, juggling and contortion.


Day 4: A Day of Leisure and Shopping

Morning

Visit the Artisans Angkor, a Cambodian social business creating job opportunities for young people in rural areas, while reviving traditional Khmer craftsmanship.

Afternoon

Head to the Angkor Night Market, the first night market to open in Cambodia. Shop for souvenirs, handicrafts, and local products.

Evening

End your trip with a visit to Pub Street, the nightlife hub of Siem Reap. Enjoy local food, drinks, and live music.


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