18 days in Cambodia Itinerary

18 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Phnom Penh
— 1 night
2
Sen Monorom
— 1 day
3
Kep
— 2 nights
4
Sihanoukville
— 3 nights
5
Koh Rong Samloem
— 1 night
6
Koh Rong
— 1 night
7
Siem Reap
— 6 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, thensee the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally make a trip to Phare Ponleu Selpak.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Phnom Penh attractions planner.

Vienna, Austria to Phnom Penh is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Phnom Penh is 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in December: high temperatures in Phnom Penh hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sen Monorom.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

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Sen Monorom

The capital and only major settlement in the vast, verdant Mondulkiri province, Sen Monorom manages to retain a laid-back, rural charm, in spite of an increase in development.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Phnom DoKramom, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pu Long Waterfall.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sen Monorom day trip website.

You can drive from Phnom Penh to Sen Monorom in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Kep.

Things to do in Sen Monorom

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Visiting Kep National Park and Kep Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like La Plantation and Sothy's Pepper Farm. Step out of Kep with an excursion to Dorsu in Kampot--about 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kep Butterfly Farm and look for gifts at Kep Crab Market.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kep tour builder app.

Drive from Sen Monorom to Kep in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Kep

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Kampot
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Kep National Park
Kep National Park
Sothy's Pepper Farm ©
Sothy's Pepper Farm
La Plantation ©
La Plantation

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Serendipity Beach and Independence Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Otres Beach and Ochheuteal Beach. Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at Oriental Pearl Poker and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sihanoukville online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kep to Sihanoukville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Rong Samloem.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

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

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Koh Rong Samloem

Koh Rong Samloem ©
Located just a 10-minute boat ride from Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem is home to just 300 people--it remains relatively unspoiled by tourism, featuring wide, white-sand beaches and thick swathes of jungle.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the activities along M'Pai Bay, and then kick back and relax at Saracen Bay Beach.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koh Rong Samloem online travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samloem in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Rong.

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Saracen Bay Beach ©
Saracen Bay Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
M'Pai Bay ©
M'Pai Bay

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Koh Rong

Koh Rong ©
A slice of paradise in the Gulf of Thailand, the island of Koh Rong stands out as one of Cambodia's premier beachside escapes.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Koh Rong, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Kohrong Blob Jump, thenget to know the resident critters at Jungle zoo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sok San Beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Koh Rong route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Rong Samloem to Koh Rong in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Koh Rong

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sok San Beach ©
Sok San Beach
Koh Rong ©
Koh Rong

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kbal Spean. Explore hidden gems such as Preah Khan and Angkor National Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banteay Srei.

To find out how to plan a trip to Siem Reap, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Koh Rong to Siem Reap in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm

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