10 Things To Do In Cambodia – What do you like the most

Cambodia is known as the country with the significant thickness in religion and it’s wild natural sceneries. As an experience travel agency, Far East Tour is always willing to provide the most helpful information for those who have not come to this kingdom. Here is the list of  Top 10 things to do in Cambodia. 1. Contemplate sunrise at Angkor Wat Angkor Wat, the most imposing and biggest temple, is located…

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Cambodia is known as the country with the significant thickness in religion and it’s wild natural sceneries. As an experience travel agency, Far East Tour is always willing to provide the most helpful information for those who have not come to this kingdom. Here is the list of  Top 10 things to do in Cambodia.

1. Contemplate sunrise at Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, the most imposing and biggest temple, is located in prime location in all temples of Angkor. Angkor Wat was built under King Suryavarman II reign in the first half of 12th century. It is a pinnacle work of Khmer architecture.
The temple is famous for its long corridors sculptured hundreds of Hinduism epic reliefs and thousands of stunning Apsara dancer statues. In particular, getting up really early (around 4.30. a.m), preparing for catching the dawn (circa 5.30. a.m) at Angkor Wat will be an experience that you never forget.

The first thing to do in Cambodia is visiting Angkor Wat
Stunning dawn at Angkor Wat

2. Enjoy performance of Apsara “fairies”

While exploring Angkor’s relics, you will definitely see many carvings of Apsara dancers on temples’ wall. Apsara dance is one of the traditional long-standing forms of art in Cambodia, which is performed by beautiful and charming women. If you travel to Cambodia, especially Siem Riep, you should not miss this unique performance.

Apsara is the traditional dance of Cambodia
Apsara dance is one of the long-standing traditional forms of art in Cambodia.

3. Being on boat to sightsee Tonle Sap Lake

One of the should do things, Far East Tour suggests for you in Cambodia is floating with a boat on Tonle Sap Lake. Tonle Sap is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and the most important lake of Cambodia. The lake enlarges and changes astoundingly in each season. From November to May time is dry season in Cambodia, Tonle Sap is almost dry whereas in rainy season it becomes much wider with many floating villages of residents living there. Sitting on boat and sightseeing Tonle Sap Lake will be an opportunity for visitors to understand more about the lives of people here.

Tonle Sap lake - the meaningful thing of Cambodia's people
The largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.

4. Going by the “unique” mean of transportation

Battambang in Cambodia is well-known for the unique mean of transportation called Norris. Foreign tourists call it Bamboo Train (train made from bamboo). This is the main transport in Battambang region because it is both quick and cheap. With around 8 USD /time, visitors can go at anywhere in Battambang.

Norris-the-bamboo-train-of-Battambang-Cambodia
The bamboo train of Battambang, Cambodia

5. Kayaking is also one of the things to do in Cambodia

Visiting floating villages on the lake by kayak is considered as a “must try” experience when travelling in Battambang. Green Orange Kayaks is a nonprofit organization of local government, which specializes in opening free English classes for locals, as well as providing kayak tour service for tourists.
Here, visitors can rent kayak boats for half-day journey starting from Ksach Poy village. From this small outskirt village of Battambang, visitors can paddle along Stung Sangke river and return city.

Kayaking in Cabodia
Enjoying the peaceful scenery with kayaking

6. Enjoying foods in Siem Riep

Siem Reap attracts visitors not only by famous Angkor temple, but also by delicious dishes from near and far. The special dishes here are always the exciting mystery with culinary enthusiasts, because appearance is usually quite simple, but how to make them is very wonderful and attractive. Can be listed as: Amok fish, Nom banh chok fish curry vermicelli, Tomyam papaya salad, jaggery yeast cake, dishes cooked from insects.

Siem Reap food is one of the things to do in Cammbodia
Siem Reap Cuisine is simple but very complicated in cooking progress

7. Visiting Mondulkiri ethnic minority village

Almost people in Cambodia are Khmer. In addition, there are also other ethnic minorities living here. And if visitors want to have more new experiences, they should try to discover Mondulkiri ethnic minority in Cambodia. It is located in the west of Cambodia. Mondulkiri district is bestowed marvelous natural beauty with pristine jungles, green hills and majestic waterfalls by Mother Nature.
Besides, community of ethnic minorities here are very friendly and honest, this place will be an ideal destination for travelers loving discovery and adventure.

Visiting Mondulkiri is the culture adventure things of Cambodia
Mondulkiri – The ethnic minority village of Cambodia

8. Enjoy seafood in Kep town

Kep is a lovely small town, with one side next to mountain and one side next to sea. In Cambodia, this was one of the leading resorts which has a lot of things during period time of being colony. So, buildings and architectures here still be bold French style. Especially, visitors coming here should not miss the specialty of crab cooked with green banana– a specialty. It is evaluated as trying once time, will never forget a dish.

Kep beach - one of the things to do in Cambodia
Kep beach is quite pristine and wild

9. Enjoy a cup of beer at a local pub

Located in Siem Reap center, Pub Street has dense buildings and bustling nightlife. It is called “Foreigner Street” because every night Pub Street attracts a lot of foreigners to gather, visit, shop and enjoy specialties. Especially, the easiest way to feel atmosphere is ordering a cup of beer then chatting with friends and contemplating streets.

Beer in a street pub is one of the worth things to do in Cambodia
Enjoying beer at Pub Street and chatting with friends

10. Shopping in Phnom Penh markets

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia, so it is easy to understand why there are so many places for shopping. Phnom Penh markets sell everything: from souvenirs to specialties of local. If you like shopping, you can refer to several popular shopping destinations in Phnom Penh: Phnom Penh night market, Olympic market, Russian market, Lucky supermarket, Sorya Shopping Center,… Maybe they are different between their settings up, but are the same in various interest things to buy and to do in Cambodia.

Phnom Penh night market is the interesting place of Cambodia
There have millions of products that will satisfy your shopping interest
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