Cambodia is a nation with a rich history and spans the coastline of the Gulf of Thailand, mountains, the Mekong Delta, and low-lying plains. Phnom Penh which is the capital is known for its archaeological and historical exhibits, art deco markets, the glittering Royal Palace, among other beautiful sites to see. Northwest of the country lies the Angkor Wat ruins, and this dates as far back as during the Khmer Empire.
Are you looking for the next vacation spot, then you should visit Cambodia, as there are so many interesting places to visit while there. Top destinations to visit in Cambodia include:
If you visit Cambodia, without spending some time at the tropical island called Koh Rong Samloem, then you have missed out on a lot. The tropical island looks like something straight out of a glossy travel magazine, with its crystal-clear waters, white sands, and amazing sunset views. Don’t forget to enjoy some cocktails at the Sunset Beach, when the sun is retiring to usher in the evening.
If you are a nature lover, then you should visit the Kampot river and go Kayaking. Enjoy the calming nature and pristine views via mangroves, temples, rural Cambodian fishing communities, among other beautiful and interesting sights.
Visit the pine forests of Kiriom National Park, and enjoy the cool and serene environment. Highlights of the park include cycling in the woods, beautiful waterfalls where you can take a dip, interaction with the local life away from the capital. You can also get accommodation in the form of homestays, cabins, tents, and villas.
Nature is beautiful, and being at one with nature is just wonderful. The Cardamom mountains is a must visit spot for nature lovers who love life in the jungle. The Cardamom Mountains is the largest tropical rainforest in Southeast Asia and is home to a wide collection of endangered and rare animals, flowers and plants.
Ever imagined what a city would look like from way up? Well, the Sora Skybar is located on the 37th floor of the Vattanac Capital Tower and affords visitors a panoramic view of the Phnom Penh from above, a view that includes the beautiful sunset, and the city lightning up for the nightlife.
This temple is a World Heritage site, and is an ancient temple that was designed and built around the 9th century, and is known for its history of conflicts. The temple is located between the Cambodian and Thai borders, and for decades, both countries fought to claim ownership of the temple, and it was only just open to public visit in 2015.
You can also enjoy the beautiful sights of elephants in Mondulkiri, take rides up the Bokor Mountain, visit the Phnom Sampeu in Battambang, Angkor Wat, etc. Cambodia is a nice place to visit, and you will be glad you did.