How to Make the Most of a Trip to Cambodia

How to Make the Most of a Trip to Cambodia

Cambodia is a beautiful country in South East Asia often overlooked as a tourist destination due to neighbouring countries that have already established themselves firmly on travellers’ radars. However, there are a wealth of things to do in this nation that boasts a wealth of historical sights, and it’s the perfect destination for families, couples and backpackers alike.

In addition, Cambodia – though a fast developing country – is still relatively cheap when compared to other nations in the region, meaning you could enjoy a fantastic holiday for much less than you might expect. If you’re worried you won’t be able to make the most of a nation you know very little about, you’ll be glad to know there are a number of Cambodia tours that guarantee an amazing experience.

Below, this article will discuss a few excellent tours you can embark on for as little as a few days or as long as two weeks. Whether you’re a history buff, an avid natural sightseer, or somebody who likes to simply relax and unwind on holiday, you’ll find there’s something for everyone in this unspoilt and proudly traditional country.

Amazing Tours in Cambodia

Whether you’re travelling alone, with friends, with your partner or your family, you’ll find there’s plenty to do in Cambodia. Here are some of the most popular tours available:

  • A romantic tour – Perfect for you and your better half, this 11-day tour will take you to beautiful temples, spotless sandy beaches and fine restaurants. You’ll visit cities including Siam Reap, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Kep, and a sightseeing experience around the ancient temple of Angkor Wat is included in the trip.


  • A culinary tour – Cambodia’s cuisine may not be as famous as the food offered in the neighbouring country of Thailand, but many people would argue it’s just as delicious. In addition to tasting new delights, this week-long tour will take you around some of the most incredible sights in Cambodia, including the world-famous ancient ruins that make Siam Reap a hotspot.
  • The best of the Mekong – If you live for scenic views of stunning countryside settings, you’ll certainly love a river tour of the Mekong. Over the course of 16 days, you’ll visit dozens of cities that truly capture the local culture, try new dishes, meet with locals and see the very best views Cambodia has to offer.
  • Remote Cambodia – This four-day tour will take you into the heart of Cambodia where you’ll come face to face with ethnic minorities and tribes, ride elephants and learn what it truly means to live a traditional Cambodian lifestyle. This tour is perfect for those who like to get off the beaten path.

Cambodia has been largely untouched by Western influences and consumerism, and that’s all part of this wonderful country’s charm. You don’t need to deplete your savings to experience all this nation has to offer, and you’ll return home with memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.