Enjoy a different side to Cambodia and learn about the fascinating culture and cuisine of the country on this slow-paced 5-day tour around the colonial city of Siem Reap and through ancient Angkorian ruins. From local breakfasts and street food to home-cooking, market stalls, and fine dining, with guided tours of lesser-visited temples and plenty of time to explore the historic hotspots, this is the ideal tour for food fans who want to experience a more authentic taste of Cambodia.
Best of Siem Reap
In the north part of town, the interactive Angkor National Museum has a small but well-curated selection of Khmer artifacts and gives important cultural and historical insight into this once powerful empire. At Artisans Angkor, you can see young craftspeople painting, woodcarving, silver plating, creating lacquerware and practicing other traditional crafts. The same organization runs a silk farm west of Siem Reap, which you can tour and see the fascinating production cycle, from the raising of silkworms in Mulberry trees to the dyeing and weaving of silk. Siem Reap is also a good place to take a cooking class, with market visits and a spice tutorial typically part of the experience.
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This 6-day tour takes an in-depth look at the temples of Angkor, including Angkor Wat, the largest religious building in the world. Enjoy sunrise visits and tours of its entire complex, plus visit the other temples in the area, such as Bayon, Ta Phrom, Preah Khan, and Banteay Srei, as well as the ancient city of Angkor Thom and the temples of the Grand Circuit. Enjoy cultural elements of Cambodia, with typical dinners and dances, rides in Cambodian tuk-tuks, observations of daily life at Tonlé Sap Lake, and a traditional circus performance.
This relaxed yet active 5-day itinerary explores the area around Angkor and Siem Reap. Basing yourself in Siem Reap for four nights, you'll experience the many fascinating Hindu and Buddhist temples of Angkor Wat and neighboring temple complexes by "remork" and bicycle. Then take to the waters of Tonlé Sap lake and kayak the wetlands to visit the floating villages and spot some of this biosphere reserve's many colorful bird species.
This 5-day itinerary is the perfect introduction to Siem Reap—the gateway to the world-famous Angkor UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lively city will be your base for excursions to Angkor by "remork" and bicycle, and into the countryside to live like a local for a day. Plus, you'll get to meet Cambodia's landmine-sniffing HeroRATS and witness an exciting Cambodian circus.
Immerse yourself in rural Cambodia on this two-week journey through ancient temples, charming villages, and spectacular countryside. Traveling from Siem Reap to Battambang and Banteay Chhmar, you'll explore Cambodia with trekking, cycling, and kayaking excursions while learning about local communities and culture. Discover the hidden temples of Angkor by remork, paddle to the floating villages of Tonlé Sap, hike to the sacred Phnom Kulen Waterfall, and hitch a ride on Battambang's exhilarating Bamboo Train.
Perfect for active travelers, this 8-day itinerary combines Cambodia's most iconic highlights with memorable off the beaten path excursions. Start in Siem Reap, where you'll trek through the little-seen trails and temples of Angkor and hike to the sacred peak of Phnom Kulen. After a visit to the floating villages of Tonle Sap, it's on to the capital of Phnom Penh to discover the sobering history and bright future of the "Pearl of Asia."
Perfect for active travelers who enjoy cycling, this 7-day tour of Cambodia winds at an easy pace past the most majestic temples of Angkor and through the rice fields and idyllic countryside around Battambang. You'll learn about local culture and lifestyle, savor traditional Khmer cooking, and enjoy a performance of ancient Apsara dancing.
Contribute to the betterment of Cambodian society on this feel-good 14-day active adventure that engages you with community projects, from an art school in Phnom Penh and an elephant-care project to restaurants that train young disadvantaged Cambodians for brighter futures. Along the way, you'll hike to waterfalls in the mountains, cycle to countryside villages, explore Angkor's temples by tuk-tuk, and visit the "floating villages" of Tonlé Sap Lake by boat.
This 10-day itinerary is ideal for travelers seeking the splendor of Cambodian history, wildlife, and culture. Exploring by pedicab, you'll begin in Phnom Penh for the Royal Palace and National Museum before kayaking the Mekong River in search of Irrawaddy dolphins, then visiting the "floating villages" of Tonlé Sap Lake by boat. Finish your adventure in Siem Reap as you explore the magnificent temples of Angkor by tuk-tuk, accompanied by a local expert.
Experience many of the quintessential highlights of Angkor and eastern Cambodia, from the temples of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom to the floating villages of Tonlé Sap, the wild elephants of Mondulkiri, and the endangered freshwater dolphins of the Mekong River. Along with a mix of outdoor activities and cultural tours, you'll visit a silk farm, Cham and Phnong indigenous villages, plus pepper and coffee plantations for a well-rounded and fulfilling adventure to remember.
Experience Cambodia's most enchanting cities on this whistle-stop tour through the Kingdom of Wonder. Your tour begins in Phnom Penh, the capital once known as the Pearl of Asia. After a few days exploring, travel to the sleepy heritage city of Battambang before rounding off your trip with a visit to Siem Reap—gateway to Angkor Wat. Make your way through Cambodia's countryside, ending with a romantic boat trip to a remote Angkorian temple to experience the sunset away from the crowds.
Dig into the nature, history, and fascinating culture of Cambodia on this two-week trip that takes you from temples to tropical beaches, a lush national park, and the bustling capital city. Start in the gateway to the temples of Angkor, Siem Reap, where you'll take a cooking class and see the amazing Phare Circus. Spend a few days relaxing in an island paradise, take a boat trip to a secluded resort deep in the Cardamom Mountains, and end your trip with a food tour in Phnom Penh.
Exploring by bicycle, boat, and "bamboo train" are a few of the ways you'll experience the enchantment of Cambodia on this week-long adventure focusing on history, architecture, culture, and cuisine. Start in Phnom Penh, with the markets, "killing fields," and a sunset Mekong River cruise. Then head to Tonlé Sap Lake and Battambang for insights into local life. Finish with two nights in Siem Reap, where you’ll explore the Angkor temples and watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat.
This itinerary covers a wide range of must-see places and unique excursions for an authentic taste of Cambodian history and culture. Over 10 days, you'll marvel at exploring Angkor's temples before visiting Tonlé Sap Lake's "floating villages" and spending two nights in Phnom Penh. From here, bicycle the countryside, explore the seafood markets around Kampot, and head to the seaside resort of Kep, where you'll complete the adventure.
This 15-day tour of Cambodia brings you to the wonders of Angkor, Phnom Penh, the heritage town of Battambang, the pristine natural beauty of the Cardamom Mountains, and the tropical island paradise of Koh Rong. Get off the tourist trail and experience a different side of the Kingdom of Wonder, with visits to remote temple complexes and villages, and the chance to experience the Phare Circus and take a boat trip through the rainforest with a backdrop of mountains and rivers.
Culture & Nature of Cambodia: Siem Reap, Battambang, Phnom Penh, Cardamom Mountains & More - 15 Days
Explore remote temples hidden in the jungle, ride bicycles through rice paddies and past traditional stilted houses, and go on boat trips to waterfalls and remote fishing villages on this 15-day culture and nature tour through the Kingdom of Wonder. Start in the historic city of Siem Reap where you can marvel at the ancient capital of Angkor, then make your way to Battambang and Phnom Penh, before ending your trip with a week exploring Cambodia's wild and beautiful southwestern regions.
This journey through Indochina will walk you into the ancient Khmer city of Angkor, take you on a trip to the authentic floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake, and let you explore the world-famous Halong Bay. You will start your journey in historical Siem Reap in Cambodia and continue to Vietnam, where you will explore the Imperial City in Hue, the famous 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, and Ho Chi Minh City—the largest city in Vietnam.
You can experience every facet of Cambodia in two weeks, from exploring its ancient culture and archaeological treasures to off-the-beaten-path rainforest adventures and a relaxing beach idyll. Spend several days exploring the ancient sites and rural culture of Siem Reap, the Royal Palace and markets of Phnom Penh, and the wildlife-rich rainforest of Botum Sakor National Park. Top it off with four days kicking back by sunning and snorkeling on the beaches of Koh Rong.
This two-week itinerary covers the bases for a complete Cambodian experience, combining top sites, fun activities, insights into local life, and sampling authentic dishes from rice cakes to pepper crab. Over 14 days, you'll explore Angkor's temples, boat among Tonlé Sap Lake's floating villages, cycle the countryside, meet landmine-sniffing rats, and enjoy glamping in Cardamom Mountains National Park. Plus, there's time to relax by the beaches of Kep before rounding out your adventure in Phnom Penh.