10 days in Cambodia Itinerary

10 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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Siem Reap
— 3 nights
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Kampong Thom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kampong Cham
— 1 night
Drive
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Phnom Penh
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap

— 3 nights

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, explore the ancient world of Pre Rup, and stroll through Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Siem Reap is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Siem Reap. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in December: high temperatures in Siem Reap hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kampong Thom.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Wildlife
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Kampong Thom

— 2 nights
On the 6th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Sambo Preykuk Temples, then explore the ancient world of Sambor Prei Kuk, and then don't miss a visit to Old Colonial Governers Mansion and Bat Colony. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Santuk Silks and then explore the activities along Stung Sen River.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kampong Thom journey maker site.

You can drive from Siem Reap to Kampong Thom in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kampong Cham.

Things to do in Kampong Thom

Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Kampong Cham

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the views from Ko Paen Bamboo Bridge and then head off the coast to Koh Paen Island.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kampong Cham trip planner.

Drive from Kampong Thom to Kampong Cham in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kampong Cham

Nature · Parks
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Phnom Penh

— 3 nights

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

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Getting from Kampong Cham to Phnom Penh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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Cambodia travel guide

4.1
Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites
For over six centuries, the mighty Khmer Empire flourished in Cambodia, a scenic land of majestic temples, pristine waterfalls, and dense jungles. A protectorate of France between 1863 and 1953, the country suffered under the Khmer Rouge, a ruling party remembered mostly for its part in organizing the bloody Cambodian genocide of the 1970s. Today, a trip to Cambodia will reveal the region's troubled history, but also some of Southeast Asia's most significant archaeological sites. Few tourist attractions in Cambodia match the splendor of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage-listed temple complex that represents the biggest religious monument on the planet.

Kampong Thom Province travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Mountains
Kampong Thom is a province (khaet) of Cambodia. It borders the provinces of Siem Reap to the northwest, Preah Vihear to the north, Stung Treng to the northeast, Kratie to the east, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang to the south, and the Tonle Sap to the west.The provincial capital is Stung Saen, a town of approximately 30,000 people on the banks of the Stung Sen River.Kampong Thom is Cambodia's second largest province by area. There are a number of significant Angkorian sites in the area, including Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk and Prasat Andet temples. As one of the nine provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong Thom is part of the Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve.People Eng Chhai Eang, politician Kang Kek Iew, former Khmer Rouge personnel Ke Pauk, former Khmer Rouge personnel Kouch Sokumpheak, footballer Nguon Nhel, politician Pol Pot, former Khmer Rouge dictator and Prime Minister

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Kampong Cham Province travel guide

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Bridges · Sacred & Religious Sites · Monuments
Kampong Cham is a province (khaet) of Cambodia located on the central lowlands of the Mekong River. It borders the provinces of Kampong Chhnang to the west, Kampong Thom and Kratié to the north, Tbong Khmum to the east, and Prey Veng and Kandal to the south. Kampong Cham was officially divided into two provinces on 31 December 2013 in what was seen by many as a political move by the ruling party. All land west of the Mekong remained Kampong Cham while land east of the river became Tbong Khmum province. Prior to this division, Kampong Cham extended eastward to the international border with Vietnam, was the 11th largest province in Cambodia and had a population of 1,680,694, ranked as the second most populated province in the nation. Its capital and largest city is Kampong Cham.EtymologyKampong Cham means "Port of the Chams" in Khmer. Kampong means port, harbor. Cham refers to the ethnic Cham people living in the province. The word Kampong in Cham is shared in other Austronesian language, the Malaysian and Indonesian, both mean village.GeographyKampong Cham is primarily lowlands. The main river is the Mekong River which forms the eastern border of the province, separating it from Tbong Khmum province.

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