17 days in Cambodia Itinerary

17 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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17 days in Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Siem Reap
— 8 nights
2
Phnom Penh
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Koh Rong Samloem
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Koh Rong
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  1​h
5
Sihanoukville
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Lisbon

8
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.
Preah Khan and Terrace of the Elephants will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Beng Mealea and Cambodia Landmine Museum. When in Siem Reap, make a side trip to see Battambang Bat Caves in Battambang, approximately 2 hours away. Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Kbal Spean, see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Phnom Kulen National Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Siem Reap is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Indochina Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect Siem Reap to be much warmer, temps between 41°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Siem Reap Province, Battambang Bat Caves
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Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market, see the interesting displays at National Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Phnom Penh day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koh Rong Samloem.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Wat Phnom ©
Wat Phnom
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
National Museum ©
National Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Koh Rong Samloem tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong Samloem in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the ferry ride to Koh Rong.

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then make a trip to Koh Rong.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Koh Rong trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Rong Samloem to Koh Rong in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Koh Rong

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Rong ©
Koh Rong

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Otres Beach and Independence Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Serendipity Beach and Ochheuteal Beach. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, push the limits with an extreme tour, stop by Unique, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sihanoukville trip itinerary tool .

Ride a ferry from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

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

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