5 days in Cambodia Itinerary

5 days in Cambodia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cambodia tour itinerary planner
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Siem Reap
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Phnom Penh
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Siem Reap — 2 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap tour itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Siem Reap is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Indochina Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Phnom Penh.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
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Phnom Penh — 2 nights

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.
On the 16th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and finally appreciate the history behind Independence Monument. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Central Market, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
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Cambodia travel guide

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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.