16 days in Cambodia Itinerary

16 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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16 days in Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Phnom Penh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Kep
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sihanoukville
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
4
Anlong Veng
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Battambang
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
6
Siem Reap
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh ©
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.
Head to Central Market and Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving Housefor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and National Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Riverside Park, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Phnom Penh vacation builder app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Phnom Penh is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Phnom Penh. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in December: high temperatures in Phnom Penh hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kep.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House
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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Kep

Kep ©
The seaside resort of Kep boasts a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere, and a number of points of interest, both natural and man-made.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Flying Dog Farm, look for gifts at Tiny Kampot Pillows, then take in the exciting artwork at Kampot Art Gallery, and finally relax in the rural setting at La Plantation. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Sothy's Pepper Farm, kick back and relax at Kep Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island).

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kep holiday planner .

Getting from Phnom Penh to Kep by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Kep

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kampot
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Kep Beach ©
Kep Beach
Kampot Art Gallery ©
Kampot Art Gallery
Tiny Kampot Pillows ©
Tiny Kampot Pillows

1
night
Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ochheuteal Beach and then kick back and relax at Otres Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sihanoukville road trip app .

Traveling by car from Kep to Sihanoukville takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Anlong Veng.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Ochheuteal Beach ©
Ochheuteal Beach

1
night
Anlong Veng

Anlong Veng ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Anlong Veng trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sihanoukville to Anlong Veng in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In December, daytime highs in Anlong Veng are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Battambang.

Things to do in Anlong Veng

Parks Wildlife
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Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary

2
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Battambang

Battambang ©
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the world behind art at ROMCHEIK 5 Art Space, and then view the masterpieces at HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Sangker Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Tep Kao Sol Loeum Lorn Gallery, then view the masterpieces at La Fabrik, and finally pedal to the sights with Bike Tours.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Battambang trip maker app .

You can drive from Anlong Veng to Battambang in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Battambang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Romcheik 5 Art Space & Cafe ©
Romcheik 5 Art Space & Cafe

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nights
Siem Reap

Siem Reap ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Angkor Safe Driver. Visit Angkor Thom and Bayon Temple for their historical value. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, look for gifts at Georges Rhum Tasting Experience, take in the exciting artwork at Theam's House, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siem Reap online trip planner .

You can drive from Battambang to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Siem Reap, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will leave for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Siem Reap

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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