The perfect 7 days itinerary
Cambodia, a Southeast Asian nation, is home to a rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty. It's known for the magnificent Angkor Wat, a massive stone temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. Cambodia's bustling cities, like Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, offer a blend of French colonial and Khmer architecture, bustling markets, and a lively food scene. The country's rural heartland is a tranquil patchwork of rice paddies, sugar palm trees, and small villages. Let's explore the wonders of Cambodia in a 7-day trip.
What to do in Cambodia?
This 7 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to do in Cambodia. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.
Day 1: Arrival in Phnom Penh
Arrive in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Spend the day settling in and exploring the local area around your lodging. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Mekong River and get a taste of local cuisine at a riverside restaurant.
Day 2: Exploring Phnom Penh
Visit the Royal Palace, a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia. Explore the Silver Pagoda located within the Royal Palace compound. In the 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. End the day with a visit to the bustling Central Market for some shopping.
Day 3: Travel to Siem Reap
Day 4: Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom
Spend the day exploring the magnificent Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. In the afternoon, visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmer Empire. Don't miss the Bayon Temple, known for its giant stone faces.
Day 5: More Temples and Tonle Sap Lake
Day 6: Leisure Day in Siem Reap
Spend the day at your leisure in Siem Reap. You can explore more temples, visit a local village, or enjoy some shopping at the local markets. Don't miss the Phare, the Cambodian Circus, a blend of arts, music, dance, and acrobatics.
Day 7: Departure
Bid farewell to Cambodia and head to the airport for your departure. Take back a suitcase full of memories from this enchanting country.