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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 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, a sightseeing tour in Cambodia 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
    d5 Days n4 Nights

    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 ...

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    Cambodia Sightseeing Tour from Bangkok
    d10 Days n9 Nights

    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, ...

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    Day Tour of Angkor Temples
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    Siem Reap
    d1 Day

    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 Sout...

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    Cultural and Historical Tour in Phnom Pehn
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    Phnom Penh
    d1 Day

    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 Palac...

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    Tour of Tonle Sap Lake, Silk Farm and Angkor National Museum
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    Siem Reap
    h9 Hours

    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 ce...

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    Day Tour of Phnom Kulen and Banteay Srei near Siem Reap
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    Siem Reap
    h9 Hours

    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 famo...

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    Street Food Tour of Siem Reap in Cambodia
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    Siem Reap
    d1 Day

    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, an...

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    A Guided Tour of Phnom Penh City
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    Phnom Penh
    h9 Hours

    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...

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    Stung Treng
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    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 visi...

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    Angkor
    d7 Days n6 Nights

    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 r...

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    Siem Reap
    h9 Hours

    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 conn...

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    Siem Reap
    h4 Hours

    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...

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    Phnom Penh
    d1 Day

    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 alon...

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    Siem Reap
    d1 Day

    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...

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    Siem Reap
    h8 Hours

    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 a...

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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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