Cambodia is truly a magical land with lots of ancient temples, dense forests, glorious beaches and a captivating culture and history. Its blend of delightful people, delicious cuisine and historical treasures makes Cambodia holiday unforgettable for tourist. Here are some good suggestions for you:
1. See sunrise at the Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is the largest, most magnificent in Angkor Temple Complex. It’s the jewel in the crown of Cambodia’s attractions. People believe that the Angkor Wat is the most beautiful at sunrise so you shouldn’t miss the chance to admire the breathtaking beauty. Don’t worry about by transport because the tuktuk drivers are always available to take you there.
2. Trekking in the jungle
With wild jungles and national parks, Cambodia is ideal place for those who love adventure travel, especially trekking. Four 'major' trekking areas in Cambodia are in the jungles of the Cardamon Mountains, Mondulkiri Province, Virachey National Park, and Ratanakiri. The best time to take is between November and June.
3. Experience the local life on the country side
If your time allows, you should visit a country side of Cambodia, where the Khmer people live. Their village often covered with jaggery - a sugar palm tree. The green color of this kind of tree spreads all the way and brings the stunning beauty to the countryside.
The local Khmer people are super friendly with guests. Even though they are very poor, you’ll see their smile all the time. Find a homestay and experience their life style, they often cultivate and raise cattle for themselves. Maybe you will find peace here.
4. Living over the water in floating village
The second most famous destination in Cambodia tour is Tonle Sap - the Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake. People here still get used to living in floating villages in stilt houses around the lake. Their homes are built up to 10 meters high floor to avoid flooding. They move around by boat and raise cattle in cages floating on the lake. The children here play carefree on the water like never knows what danger is. There are many floating villages like Chong Kneas, Kompong Kleng, Kompong Phluk and Me Chray. However, Kompong Phluk is highly recommended. You will have the opportunity to sail to the very wide quays built with wood to watch the sunset over lake.
5. Roaming in Pub Street
There are many restaurants and bars in Old French Quarter in Phnom Penh along the Mekong River. In Siem Reap, there is even a street named Pub Street - a busy and bustling international zone for tourist who down for night life.
Seek to the Pub Street, wander from here to there, hop in a bar, listen to music, drink a beer and watch people around you enjoying life. You are having a good time too, aren’t you?