Things to do in Cambodia
As well as an ideal country for anyone travelling across Asia, Cambodia is also a wonderful holiday destination in its own right.
In fact over a million tourists alone, visit the Angkor Wat temples each year. Although it’s not just the spiritual side, as Cambodia in general has seen a steady increase in tourism since the start of the millennium.
There are always plenty of things to do in Cambodia, regardless of it’s your final destination or if you’re just passing through. Whether it’s a relaxing river cruise along the Mekong River or a discovery tour of the temples of Angkor. You could be after an exciting kayaking activity or a fishing trip in the Tonlé Sap lake. There’s something special for everyone.
For those interested in the religious history of Asia, then booking a guided tour to the temples of Angkor is a must. The remains of the huge monuments have stood the test of time. Ever since Cambodia was under rule by the Khmer Empire.
Elsewhere Phnom Penh is the capital and a city to head to if you’re after a taste of urban life. While a walking tour around the city will uncover it’s historical past, you could also be in for a culinary experience like no other. Asia is of course famous for it’s street food, but when you embark on a holiday in Cambodia, the local restaurants takes you to another level.
If you prefer to get out of the city and off the beaten track, Cambodia has the best of both worlds. Head towards the south coast and you will look out across tropical islands. While in the opposite direction you can soon find yourself trekking high up in the Cardamom Mountains.
When it comes to things to do in Cambodia for that authentic experience, why not hire a local guide. That way, you will be in safe hands as you return to the Mekong River or find new discoveries at Kep National Park and beyond.