42 days in Cambodia Itinerary

42 days in Cambodia Itinerary

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42 days in Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Siem Reap
— 9 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
2
Battambang
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Preah Vihear Province
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Kratie
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Sen Monorom
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 30 min
6
Banlung
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
7
Chi Phat
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Koh Kong
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
9
Kep
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Kampot
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Sihanoukville
— 6 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h
12
Koh Rong Samloem
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  3 h 45 min
13
Phnom Penh
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Yerevan

9
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cambodia Landmine Museum and Preah Khan. Visiting Kbal Spean and Phnom Kulen National Park will get you outdoors. Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 16th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity, contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom, and delve into the distant past at Terrace of the Elephants.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Siem Reap online route planner .

Yerevan, Armenia to Siem Reap is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Time (AMT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Siem Reap when traveling from Yerevan in July, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Battambang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Siem Reap Province
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Beng Mealea ©
Beng Mealea

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): experience rural life at Lotus Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Piphetthearam, view the masterpieces at Sangker Gallery, then view the masterpieces at ROMCHEIK 5 Art Space, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Battambang Bat Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at La Fabrik, then make a trip to Wat Samrong Knong, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ek Phnom Pagoda, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Banan Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Battambang trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Siem Reap to Battambang takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Preah Vihear Province.

Things to do in Battambang

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Battambang Bat Caves ©
Battambang Bat Caves
Wat Banan Temple ©
Wat Banan Temple
Romcheik 5 Art Space & Cafe ©
Romcheik 5 Art Space & Cafe

2
nights
Preah Vihear Province

Preah Vihear Province ©
One of the lesser-visited areas of the country, Preah Vihear Province gains its name from the World Heritage-listed temple located here.
For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Preah Vihear Province trip planner .

Getting from Battambang to Preah Vihear Province by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kratie.

Things to do in Preah Vihear Province

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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BeTreed Adventures ©
BeTreed Adventures
Preah Khan Kompong Svay ©
Preah Khan Kompong Svay
Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kulen Prumep Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Kratie

Kratie ©
The small town of Kratie sits on the banks of the Mekong and, despite its modest proportions, acts as the capital of the rural province.
On the 23rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Mekong Turtle Conservation Center.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kratie trip builder website .

Drive from Preah Vihear Province to Kratie in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sen Monorom.

Things to do in Kratie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Koh Trong ©
Koh Trong
Mekong River Dolphin ©
Mekong River Dolphin
Mekong Turtle Conservation Center ©
Mekong Turtle Conservation Center

1
night
Sen Monorom

The capital and only major settlement in the vast, verdant Mondulkiri province, Sen Monorom manages to retain a laid-back, rural charm, in spite of an increase in development.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Phnom DoKramom and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Plan a Sen Monorom trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kratie to Sen Monorom in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Banlung.

Things to do in Sen Monorom

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Seima Protection Forest ©
Seima Protection Forest

2
nights
Banlung

Banlung is the capital of Ratanakiri Province in northeastern Cambodia. On the 27th (Fri), make a short side trip with Day Trips, then enjoy some diversion at Ride On An Elephant, and then explore the activities along Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Banlung journey planning site .

You can drive from Sen Monorom to Banlung in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Chi Phat.

Things to do in Banlung

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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River Rafting & Tubing
Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake ©
Yeak Laom Volcanic Lake

1
night
Chi Phat

Chi Phat ©
On the 29th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Cardamom Mountains.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chi Phat trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Banlung to Chi Phat by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Koh Kong.

Things to do in Chi Phat

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cardamom Mountains
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Cardamom Mountains ©
Cardamom Mountains

1
night
Koh Kong

Koh Kong
Perched at the mouth of a river spilling into the sea on Cambodia's southwestern coast, Koh Kong has overcome its storied past of smuggling and street crime to become a safer, more welcoming city.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Tatai Waterfall.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Koh Kong online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chi Phat to Koh Kong. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kep.

Things to do in Koh Kong

Parks Nature
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4
nights
Kep

Kep
The seaside resort of Kep boasts a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere, and a number of points of interest, both natural and man-made.
Take a break from the city and head to Kep National Park and Sothy's Pepper Farm. Explore hidden gems such as Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island) and Samathi Pagoda. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kep Beach, stop by Kep Crab Market, stroll through Angkul Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kep Butterfly Farm.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kep trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Koh Kong to Kep in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kampot.

Things to do in Kep

Parks Nature Beaches
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Kep National Park
Kep National Park
Angkul Beach ©
Angkul Beach
Kep Butterfly Farm ©
Kep Butterfly Farm

3
nights
Kampot

Kampot ©
The riverside town of Kampot mixes evocative colonial architecture and a wealth of nearby natural highlights.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bokor Hill Station and Wat Sampov Pram. Get outdoors at Bokor National Park and Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Farm Link, take an in-depth tour of Kampot Museum, stop by Tiny Kampot Pillows, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kampot day trip planning app .

You can drive from Kep to Kampot in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Kampot

Parks Nature Shopping
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Bokor National Park ©
Bokor National Park
Bokor Hill Station ©
Bokor Hill Station
Wat Sampov Pram ©
Wat Sampov Pram

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Otres Beach and Otres Nautica. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Serendipity Beach. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Ream National Park. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Classic Car Showroom & Jewelry Boutique, appreciate the history behind Golden Lion, and enjoy some diversion at Fitness Resort Sihanoukville.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sihanoukville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kampot to Sihanoukville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Rong Samloem.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Serendipity Beach ©
Serendipity Beach

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 13th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Discover how to plan a Koh Rong Samloem trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samloem takes an hour. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Koh Rong Samloem

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
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.
Royal Palace and Choeung Ek Genocidal Center will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Udong Mountain and Mekong River. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, look for gifts at D.Hindley, hunt for treasures at Russian Market, and don't miss a visit to Sisowath Quay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Phnom Penh trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Rong Samloem to Phnom Penh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Phnom Penh can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Udong Mountain
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Friends 'n' Stuff ©
Friends 'n' Stuff
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

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