Cambodia’s history makes for a colourful present when it comes to historical wonders and a rich cultural history etched into the landscape.
Its most popular attraction, Angkor Watt, located in Siem Reap is not just a temple but a ‘lost city’ encapsulating centuries of history. Wrapped in relentless jungle, this landmark allows visitors a prized glimpse into 9th century life in the Khemer Empire. It can be busy, but rise early enough and you will miss the crowds and are in for a next to ethereal experience.
Angkor Watt is not Cambodia’s only attraction; the capital Phnom Penh is a rich mixture of impressive natural landscape a majestic French colonial architecture. Known for its ever changing character and intriguing synthesis of past and present, the city is just as captivating on your first visit as it is on your third or fourth
The Mekpong River which dominates the landscape around it provides a picturesque contrast to the city and snapshot picture of Cambodian rural life in the towns that are dotted around it. Not just for seasoned travellers and backpackers, a trip to Cambodia is ideal for those with teenage children and makes a great holiday paired with the beaches in Thailand.
- Take in the laid-back city life in Siem Reap, home to the world-famous 'lost city' of Angkor, the extraordinary 10th century legacy of the Khmer Empire.
- Visit the capital Phnom Phen where you will find the national museum at PP home to a stunning collection of Khmer art.
- Relax whilst floating along Tonle Sap Lake. Akin to an inland sea, this freshwater lake supports hundreds of floating villages and is home to abundant birdlife.
- Discover the less visited and remote temple of Beng Meela surrounded by unrestrained jungle.