36 days in Cambodia Itinerary

36 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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36 days in Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  32​h
1
Siem Reap
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
2
Sihanoukville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kampot
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phnom Penh
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Battambang
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Svay Leu
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Norfolk

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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, spas, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, don't miss a visit to Pub Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seng English Speaking Tuk Tuk & Car Driver, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip builder tool .

Norfolk, USA to Siem Reap is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Norfolk to Siem Reap due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norfolk in November, things will get much warmer in Siem Reap: highs are around 88°F and lows about 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 23:
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

4
nights
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.
Sihanoukville is known for beaches, spas, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Otres Beach, try for a hole-in-one at Mollie Golf Mini Golf, examine the collection at Classic Car Showroom & Jewelry Boutique, and view the masterpieces at Otres Art Studio.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sihanoukville road trip website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Kampot.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Fun & Games Outdoors Casinos
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Fitness Resort Sihanoukville ©
Fitness Resort Sihanoukville
Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Classic Car Showroom & Jewelry Boutique ©

4
nights
Kampot

Kampot ©
The riverside town of Kampot mixes evocative colonial architecture and a wealth of nearby natural highlights.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kampot: Kep (Flying Dog Farm, Kep Beach, & more). The adventure continues: stroll through Anlung Pring Community led Ecotourism, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bokor National Park, get your game on at Potshots, and stop by Tiny Kampot Pillows.

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

Getting from Sihanoukville to Kampot by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kampot

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kep
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Kep Beach ©
Kep Beach
Flying Dog Farm ©
Flying Dog Farm
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Phnom Penh: Wat Moha Leap (in Kampong Cham) and Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House (in Kandal Steung). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, have fun at Cambodia Fire Range, and admire the landmark architecture of Central Market.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh online travel route planner .

You can drive from Kampot to Phnom Penh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Battambang.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Heng Naysim Tranditional Cambodian Weaving House, Wat Moha Leap
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 8:
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Walking tours
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

5
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.
Step out of Battambang to go to Sisophon and see Organikh Project, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baha’i House of Worship, Head underground at Battambang Bat Caves, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Battambang trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Battambang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Svay Leu.

Things to do in Battambang

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Organikh Project
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Food Tours
Walking tours

5
nights
Svay Leu

Svay Leu ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Svay Leu: BeTreed Adventures (in Sdau) and Kor Ker Temple (in Sueydongkorn).

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Svay Leu travel route builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Battambang to Svay Leu with the Route module. December in Svay Leu sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Svay Leu

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Siem Reap Province, BeTreed Adventures, Koh Ker Temple
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:
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Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Koh Ker Temple
Koh Ker Temple
Phnom Kulen National Park ©
Phnom Kulen National Park

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