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Best Sightseeing Tours in Cambodia

Sightseeing in Cambodia is one way to explore this Asian beauty to the core. The beautiful Cambodian Kingdom is a popular nation of Southeast Asia located in close vicinity of Vietnam, Thailand, Gulf of Thailand as well as Laos. One can plan their vacation clubbed with any of these if the plan stays to be of a stretched off from the daily chores of life. Cambodian beautiful beaches and ancient temples are vastly being rediscovered lately by tourists engaged in sightseeing tours and trips in Cambodia.

 

The temple sightseeing in Cambodia reveals much about the glorious past making the place one of the exemplary touristy destinations for the lovers of historical beauties. While out for a sightseeing tour in Cambodia you also get to indulge in varying interesting and engaging activities such as taking an exciting motorcycle tour leading you to the remote stretches of this marvel or boat rides to various distant destinations on your must-visit list. You can go on exploring vast cardamom mountains, giant waterfalls as well as the largest mangrove forest of Southeast Asia leading to the satisfaction of your hunger for natural beauties.

 

While hanging out on your tour the authentic, delicious South Asian delicacies of Cambodia become a part of your trip by default as a bonus point. Be it hanging out leisurely on the white sand beaches or visiting the mesmerizing cultural sites, wandering through the local villages and fields or exploring the much ancient archaeological beauties Cambodia offers you all of it perfectly blended in one. Packed with almost all that one can ask for on a much-awaited vacation, Cambodia is one of those least visited jewels that calls out all the travel lovers to have an experience like never before.

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    5 Day Tour of Cambodia
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    Siem Reap

    About the ActivityEmbark on a fun and insightful tour of Cambodia on this 5 day 4 night trip.The tour starts on arrival at Siem Reap and ends at departure from Phnom Penh.The tour covers the best of Cambodia including the revered Angkor Wat temple, sightseeing of Angkor Thom, Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of sightseeing.

    d5 Days n4 Nights
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    33300


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    Cambodia Sightseeing Tour from Bangkok

    About the Activity:Cambodia unveils  lot of historically important sights as well as its beaches, streets, nightlife, villages and much more with this 10 day guided tour starting from Bangkok.Visit Siem Reap to enjoy the amazing beauty of the ruins of Angkor Wat temple, Phnom Penh to witness the ancient architectural styles, Sihanoukville to revel in the beauty of turquoise water and Ho Chi Minh city to be a part of its vibrant crowd.Enjoy the relishing boating along the waters of Mekong Delta. Get to know more about the vivacious lifestyle of all the cities with this trip.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the whole trip.

    d10 Days n9 Nights
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    63210


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    Day Tour of Angkor Temples
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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:  Embark on this one-day private classic tour of Angkor Wat and other important temples and ruins surrounding Siem Reap by tuk tuk (motorised trolley). Your day begins at the famous Angkor Wat – best preserved of all the Angkor temples. Visit the Southern Gate of Angkor Thom City, the Bayon, center piece of the ancient city. Marvel at the Bayon’s spectacular 54 towers decorated with over 200 enigmatic stone faces. Next you’ll have the chance to visit the 350 metre long 'Terrace of the Elephants'. After lunch and  rest break we set out for Preah Khan temple. Preah Khan is a huge complex with many carvings and passages and this is a temple well worth seeing. At the end of the day move on to the jungle-enveloped Ta Prohm – one of the most atmospheric of all temples in Angkor.

    d1 Day
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    7417


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    Cultural and Historical Tour in Phnom Pehn
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    Phnom Penh

    About the Activity:Indulge in this exciting cultural tour in Phnom Pehn and get a chance to learn about the culture and history of this region.Get picked up from your hotel at 8:30 AM in an air conditioned vehicle and explore some of the best places.Visit the Royal Palace (a classic example of royal Khmer architecture), Silver Pagoda (Emerald Buddha)newly erected statue commemorating the late King Father (Sihanouk).Admire the architecture of the pagoda at Wat Phnom, the Silver Pagoda and the Independence Monument. Enjoy a delicious lunch and then continue sightseeing by taking a sobering walk through Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum .Learn about the cultural and the historical facts bleak period of Khmer history which followed the fall of Phnom Penh in April 1975.Continue on to Choeung Ek Memorial, one of the infamous Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge executed around 17,000.Conclude your tour at 5:00 PM in the evening and get dropped back at your hotel.

    d1 Day
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    4423


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    Tour of Tonle Sap Lake, Silk Farm and Angkor National Museum
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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:Embark on this fun trip in Angkor as you explore the local lifestyle and culture.Visit sites around the Tonle Sap Lake, silk farms, and the Angkor National Museum for a slice of the great Angkor civilization.A boat trip into a fishing village, Gecko center, crocodile and fish farms await to enthrall travellers.Enjoy delightful carvings on wood and stone on the visit to Les Artisans D'Angkor.Learn and practice Silkworm weaving, and soar high for great knowledge about Khmer religious practices.This trip is designed to answer all inquiries about everything in Angkor.

    h9 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    8982


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    Day Tour of Phnom Kulen and Banteay Srei near Siem Reap
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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:Explore the beautiful Phnom Kulen and Benteay Srei in Siem Reap, Cambodia.A pleasant morning drive takes you to Phnom Kulen, the holy mountain where the 500-year age of the Angkor began.Several sites are scattered across the mountain top, the most famous one being the impressive riverbed carvings.Head to Benteay Srei, a Shiva temple made of pristine pink sandstone, which is also known as the 'citadel of women' and is dedicated to the beauty of women.Often considered by archaeologists as the most precious jewel of Khmer art, the delicate carvings at Benteay Srei are extremely popular. This is a 9 hour activity.

    h9 Hours
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    24% OFF

    4287


    5648

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    Street Food Tour of Siem Reap in Cambodia
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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:Visit a local fruit market and navigate the alleyways of a bustling market.Explore the stalls and bright lights at Siem Reap’s largest local picnic spot.Hear insights from our local guide on Cambodian favorites, including fried cricket, red ant, and spider.Savour the flavours of Siem Reap snacks, dinner, and Khmer dessert and also interact with the locals.

    d1 Day
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    2654


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    A Guided Tour of Phnom Penh City
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    Phnom Penh

    About the Activity:Explore Phnom Penh, a fascinatingly dynamic city with tree-lined boulevards and riverfront promenades which are reminders of the bygone era, that today teems with life.Start your tour at Wat Phnom, where a legend states that the city began here when a woman named Penh found four Buddha statues and built the temple to house them.Afterwards, witness the splendour of Cambodia's royal heritage by visiting the Royal Palace, still the official residence of the King, the adjacent Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum, which contains a comprehensive collection of Khmer art.Afternoon onwards, learn about Cambodia's tragic past and the Khmer Rouge regime at the Tuol Sleng Museum.Finally, visit one of Phnom Penh's two great markets, the Central Market which is located in a distinctive domed Art Deco building or the sprawling Russian Market.The tour starts at 8 AM and ends at 5 PM.

    h9 Hours
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    3607


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    Stung Treng

    About the Activity: Enthrall in this breathtaking panoramic views of mountains on a trek inside Virachey National Park.Experience a peaceful boat trip on Sesan and O'Lalai River. A beautiful natural river with both its banks covered in vegetation.Travel up stream to visit the Kok Lark Kavet indigenous community and spend the day engaging with the local tribe. Engage in a exhilarating trek and relax around campfires at night. Camp out under the stars and have a memorable trip. 

    d3 Days n2 Nights
    Very Good 4

    Starting from

    6941


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    Angkor

    About the Activity:Fixed departure: 07-10-2016, 16-12-2016Indulge in this 7 day long classic cycling tour of Angkor, an ancient city of Cambodia and get a whiff of the history of this beautiful country.Cycle through the vibrant French colonial mansions; this is an easy ride covering 300 kilometers.Visit the temples that exhibit an awesome show of history intertwined with architecture and marvel at the relishing natural landscapes around the structures.Enjoy the traditional food and observe the local lives that are always bustling and charming.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.

    d7 Days n6 Nights
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    60488


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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:This is the perfect chance to explore the UNESCO world heritage site of Preah Vihear temple.Indulge in an exciting exploration of the wilderness for travellers seeking something off the beaten track.The structure is composed of a series of temples connected by an arrangement of asphalts and staircases dating back to the first half of 11th century AD. Preah Vihear, as an experience is truly memorable for someone who has been able to see it first-hand.This tour starts at 7AM and ends at 4PM.

    h9 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    8982


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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:Explore Angkor Wat, one of the world's largest sacred structure, whose beauty is bound to astound.Built in the 12th century, this temple represents the pinnacle of Khmer civilization. Revel in the larger-than-life temples of Angkor, and derive insights into the temple complex.Visit the Southern Gate of Angkor Thom City, the Bayon and the centerpiece of the ancient city. Marvel at the Bayon's spectacular 54 towers decorated with over 200 enigmatic stone faces. Visit the 350 metre long 'Terrace of the Elephants' which was used as a giant viewing platform for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king's grand audience hall. Also the mysterious 'Terrace of the Leper King'.Travel back and forth in a Tuk Tuk too!This is a day tour and ends at 12pm.

    h4 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    25% OFF

    4015


    5376

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    Phnom Penh

    About the Activity:This tour starts at 4PM where the guide will pick you up from any hotel in Phnom Penh. You will be transferred to the river to start this journey.Travel by boat down the Mekong and visit the floating houses, immigrant village and the fishing area along the riverside.Discover the local way of life by engaging in fishing, agriculture and by trying your hand at local silk weaving.Wander around local villages, visit a local family’s house and sample Khmer snacks.Marvel at Phnom Penh’s Khmer and French colonial architecture from the water.

    d1 Day
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    2382


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    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:Enjoy the majestic grandeur of the temples of Angkor.Explorations begin at the Temple of Angkor, which was built in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city.You will be finished with your touring for the morning and returned to your hotel at approximately 12 pm. Eat lunch at the hotel and set out again for sightseeing.Experience the life of Chong Kneas village folk on the Tonle Sap Lake.This is the perfect opportunity to be in awe of the magnificence of Angkor. 

    d1 Day
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    24% OFF

    4151


    5512

  • l
    Siem Reap

    About the Activity:Take this brilliant tour of Cambodia's most recognized site, the Angkor Wat and tour other royal monuments.First, go visit the south gate of Angkor Thom with its two rows of huge statues of demons and gods depicting the churning of the ocean of milk arranged on both sides of stone bridges.Enjoy a Khmer-style lunch in front of the majestic site.Visit the Bayon Temple which is uniquely decorated with over 2,000 smiling faces, visit an amazing view of Ta prohm temple which has been deliberately left as it was discovered and explore the haunting Ta Prohm Temple.Lastly, visit Angkor wat, the most balanced, the most harmonious, and the most perfect Khmer temple and climb up Bakheng hill to watch a bird’s-eye view of the sunset and see Angkor Wat and western Baray.This is a 8 hour tour.

    h8 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    4831


Attractions

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Lazy Beach, Koh Rong Saloem

Lazy beach, just like its name, makes everyone lazy by giving a perfect and cosy weather. It is considered as one of the best tropical hideaways. The picturesque view of this beach makes it very romantic and a hot honeymoon destination. There are beautiful resorts and tourist bungalows that face the beach. These are booked well in advance. This beach is also quite secluded making it more peaceful and serene for tourists who want to have a good time during their vacation.



Location --
Phum Buon, Krong Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia.

Special features -
The sands of the beach are a unique mixture of gold and silver with fine texture, thus making it one of the best attributes of the beach. The bungalows that provide scenic view of the beaches are quite costlier than their other counterparts; however it is worth every dime. Beach activities can be done from 9AM to 8.30PM on all days. 
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Wat Ek Phnom

When you are visiting Battambang, you must visit this beautiful architecture marvel, built in traditional Khmer style. This is a Hindu temple, which shows its class even in its dilapidated form.

Highlights – Constructed by King Suryavarman I during the 11th century, the remnants of the temple can be accessed through a huge Buddhist pagoda, circled by 18 Bodhi trees. This pagoda, in turn, can be accessed through a path that also houses the massive white-stoned Buddha statue. The bas-reliefs found on the remnants of this temple relate to tales pertaining to the Hindu God, Krishna. Intricately carved lintels and pediments are the major highlights here.



Location
– Situated close to Peam Aek spot, towards the left bank of River Sangkae, about 13km towards the north of Battambang.

Timings – All through the day.

Price – USD2 entry fee per person.


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Sammaki Art Space

Battambang is one of those places in Cambodia which gives importance to art and culture. Sammaki Art Space is a venue which promotes and documents free art forms from budding and famous artists from all over the world.

Highlights – In the Khmer language, Sammaki means unity. If you are a art lover visit Battambang during the times of Angkor Art Expo. This is a single platform where you will get to witness art forms of all types. Come here to witness the developing relationship between local and international artisans in Battambang. The art scene in Battambang witnesses various galleries featuring exhibitions from local and international artisans.

Location – Battambang.

 Timings – Any time through the year.

 Entry fee – Depends on the art galleries.

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Battambang Provincial Museum

Angkor in Cambodia is known to the world as one of the hubs in art and crafts, pottery, music, culture and heritage. If there is one place where you can witness these exotic collections in one place it is the Battambang Provincial Museum.

 Highlights – This museum was constructed during 1963 by Madeleine Giteau. It is a repository of collections that include various musical instruments, pottery, art forms, 1000 year old Khmer relics, artefacts and other evidences that have been left from the atrocious rule of Khmer Rouge that lasted between 1975 and 1979. All the collections found in this museum belong to pre and post Angkorian era. The museum has labels in English, French and the local Khmer language for the benefit of visitors coming here.

Location – Kamkor Village, Battambang Province towards Western Cambodia.

Timing – 8AM to 11AM and 2PM to 5.30PM.

Price – Entry fee of USD1 applicable only for foreign tourists.

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Battambang Bat caves

When you visit Battambang, one of the places that you just cannot afford to miss is the bat caves at the base of Mount Sampeou. This is one of the top most tourist attractions here, which is why you can spot many foreigners around these caves. They are also known as Killing Caves.



Highlights – Bats, as we know, are nocturnal birds. Every evening, especially after sunset, you can witness thousands of bats fly out these caves into the woods nearby. You can continue to watch this spectacle for about 40 minutes, as that’s the time required for all the bats to fly out. However, it is best to leave within ten minutes, if you don’t want to put your lives at risk. There lots of bikes available to take you to the top of the mountain and back to the base at the evening, just in time for bat-spotting.

Location
– Battambang.

Timings
– Only in the evenings

Price
– Around USD3 for trekking up the hill. 
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White Elephant Pagoda (Wat Tahm-rai-saw)

This is one of the most important tourists spots in Battambang. Dedicated to Lord Buddha, this temple blows away the minds of tourists with its excellent architecture. Compared to the other Angkor temples in Cambodia, this is quite a new temple, as it was constructed in the mid of 19th century. However, certain parts of the temple are slowly getting destroyed.

Highlights
– White Elephant Pagoda, also known as Wat Tahm –rai-saw, is a temple which has huge, life-size sculptures of white elephants carrying portraits of a prince, as depicted in the story of Lord Buddha. This is one of the modern temples that need to be visited for the sheer architectural brilliance employed here.



Location
– Battambang, Cambodia.

Timings
– Open throughout the day, but best visited during day light.

Price – Admission is free of cost.


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Serendipity Beach, Sihanoukville

Serendipity beach is one of the popular beaches of Cambodia and a must- visit place for anyone who happens to visit Cambodia during their vacation. Like many other beaches, this too has restaurants bordering it through the length. Capitalising on its popularity, many restaurant owners have strategically placed their restaurants here in order to improve business, attract more tourists and thereby mint more money.



Location – Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

Special features -
The beach has really fine sand that goes well with the colour of the crystal clear water. The restaurants that are bordering the beach have their beach beds lined up in the shores of the beach where their own customers can rest and enjoy the beach and its scenic view and also the breezy weather that prevails in the beach. 
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Cambodia - Koh Rong

There are lots of small and big islands in Cambodia and Koh Rong is one of the most important of them. It is replete with white sands, pristine waters, palm groves, resorts, hotels and small villages which are inhabited by local Cambodians who blow away tourists with their local lifestyle and cuisine.



Highlights
– There are close to 4 villages and over 12 guesthouses and bungalow style accommodations here to cater to tourists who come here in large numbers. This is a perfect spot for vacationing as you will not be disturbed by traffic or internet here. Enjoy relaxing moments and bask in nature’s glory at its best when you come here. It is the second biggest island in Cambodia.

Location
– 25km from the Sihanoukville Coast in the Gulf of Thailand.

Timings
– Can be visited anytime during the year.

Price
– Costs around USD10 for a boat ride to Koh Rong from Sihanoukville.

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