SIEM REAP | ANGKOR WAT
Siem Reap has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market. In town, there are Apsara dance performances, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake. It is the gateway city for nearby Angkor Wat and other famed temples, including Ta Phrom as the location for a film, Tomb Raider.
Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since the French colonized Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation’s center of economic activities. Full of history can be found at the Royal Palace, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields.
Kampot, the capital of Kampot Province in Cambodia, is a quiet riverside town, just a few kilometers from the Gulf of Thailand. Before the war, Kampot was best known for its famous black pepper and salt farms in the world, which is still widely available in Cambodia. A trip to the Bokor Mountain, full of history and great views of Cambodia’s landscapes. Simply, an excellent stopover for a break from your weary and hectic travels.
Sihanoukville, also known as Kampong Som, is a province in southern Cambodia on the Gulf of Thailand. This seaside port city is a growing Cambodian urban center, surrounded by white-sand beaches and undeveloped tropical islands. The usual beach stopover for local holiday travelers and backpackers seeking for good and happy times.
Clues to an opulent past lie everywhere in the charming sea side town of Kep. Situated in the Southwest of Cambodia, Kep was once a popular destination for both the Cambodian and French elite from the early 1900s to its hey day in the late 1950s and early 1960s . The Provinces’ stunning coast was once lined with wide promenades watched over by large statues and French colonial villas boasting unrivalled views over the Gulf of Thailand.
Cambodia’s eastern province; Mondulkiri, is wild country! Thickly forested hills boasting some of the country’s most spectacular waterfalls give way to lush rolling green hills to the West. Natural beauty abounds in this remote high land region bordering Vietnam. Because of its elevation the province is the coolest in Cambodia. The adventure traveler can still encounter communities of hill tribe peoples relatively untouched by modern tourism.
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