40 days in Cambodia Itinerary

40 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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40 days in Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  24​h
1
Siem Reap
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  3​h 15​min
2
Koh Rong
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Koh Rong Samloem
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
4
Sihanoukville
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kep
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Phnom Penh
— 7 nights
Bus:  5​h 30​min
7
Sen Monorom
— 2 nights
Bus:  3​h 15​min
8
Banlung
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Sdau
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Battambang
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Newark

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Angkor Safe Driver and Zipline. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Koulen National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, view the masterpieces at Angkor Artwork E&T Stocker, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ta Prohm, and identify plant and animal life at Pearaing Biodiversity Conservation Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Siem Reap online trip itinerary builder .

Newark, USA to Siem Reap is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Siem Reap, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 77°F in Siem Reap. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koh Rong.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Koh Rong, then stroll through Jungle zoo, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Kohrong Blob Jump, then contemplate the waterfront views at Coconut Beach, and then kick back and relax at Long Set Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Koh Rong route builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Siem Reap to Koh Rong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Rong Samloem.

Things to do in Koh Rong

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Long Set Beach ©
Long Set Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Rong ©
Koh Rong

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Saracen Bay Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Koh Rong Light House, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Koh Rong Samloem attractions planner.

Ride a ferry from Koh Rong to Koh Rong Samloem in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Saracen Bay Beach ©
Saracen Bay Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Classic Car Showroom & Jewelry Boutique and Wat Krom Temple. Do your shopping at Tapang's and Phsar Leu Market. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Otres Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and stroll through Ochheuteal Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sihanoukville trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Koh Rong Samloem to Sihanoukville takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kep.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Ochheuteal Beach ©
Ochheuteal Beach

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Kep Beach and Kep Butterfly Farm. Head to Kampot Art Gallery and Black Cat Kepfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Kep: Kampot (La Plantation, Farm Link, & more). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Kep National Park. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Sothy's Pepper Farm, head off the coast to Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island), and stop by Kep Crab Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kep road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sihanoukville to Kep takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kep

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kampot
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Kep National Park ©
Kep National Park
Kep Beach ©
Kep Beach
Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island) ©
Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island)

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Riverside Park. For shopping fun, head to Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House or Central Market. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, examine the collection at National Museum, tee off at Garden City Golf Club, and step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Phnom Penh trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kep to Phnom Penh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Sen Monorom.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours 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

2
nights
Sen Monorom

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Bousra Waterfall and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Dakdam Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Phnom DoKramom, then admire the sheer force of Pu Long Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Romnea Waterfall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sen Monorom online road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Phnom Penh to Sen Monorom takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Banlung.

Things to do in Sen Monorom

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bousra Waterfall ©
Bousra Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dakdam Waterfall ©
Dakdam Waterfall

3
nights
Banlung

Banlung ©
Banlung is the capital of Ratanakiri Province in northeastern Cambodia. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Kachang Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Ka Tieng Waterfall, explore the activities along Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Banlung online travel route planner .

You can take a bus from Sen Monorom to Banlung in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sdau.

Things to do in Banlung

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake ©
Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake
River Rafting & Tubing
Ka Tieng Waterfall ©
Ka Tieng Waterfall

1
night
Sdau

Sdau ©
On the 25th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at BeTreed Adventures.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sdau trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Banlung to Sdau in 6 hours. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Battambang.

Things to do in Sdau

Parks Wildlife
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BeTreed Adventures ©
BeTreed Adventures

4
nights
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.
Do your shopping at HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography and Sangker Gallery. Appreciate the collections at ROMCHEIK 5 Art Space and Tep Kao Sol Loeum Lorn Gallery. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, relax in the rural setting at Battambang Crocodile Farm, take in the exciting artwork at La Fabrik, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ek Phnom.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Battambang trip maker tool .

Drive from Sdau to Battambang in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Battambang

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Battambang Bat Caves ©
Battambang Bat Caves

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