Cycle away in Cambodia and explore Siem Reap’s shrines and palaces
Considering that Cambodia is all about lush greenery, pristine temples, and a quiet, relaxed atmosphere, travelers like to keep it that they are exploring it. Cycling is a convenient way of sightseeing and one of the most popular things to do in Cambodia for backpackers. Riding through quiet trails of the countryside amidst breathtaking natural scenery, then travelers escape the crowd and busy roads.
Take a boat to the Silk Islands
A boat can take you along the Mekong to discover the islands that lie within it and to learn more of the communities who live on these islands. You can discover the farmers and weavers’ life and live in a completely different world.
Discover the delights of Virachey National Park
Virachey National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the country. Here you can embark on an eco-tour to immerse yourself in nature and discover some of the exotic wildlife called home. Discover the diverse ecosystem for yourself by trekking and appreciate efforts of conservationists to preserve this precious place.
Swim in a sacred lake in Boeng Yeak Lom
This beauty spot is an emerald, a jewel in the jungle. Discover some of the local legends surrounding this sacred spot and perhaps take a dip in the cool waters. It is thought that this lake was formed over 700,000 years ago.
Speak to locals and buy local handicrafts
When it comes down to it, a country is shaped by its people. To understand about Cambodia, you must get to know some local people. Buying local handicrafts is not only a way to find a souvenir of your adventures, it is also a way of supporting sustainable communities.
Hangout at the laid-back beaches in Cambodia
Cambodia has some of the most relaxed, laid-back beaches in Southeast Asia. Among the varied popular Cambodia tourist attractions are the sandy, pretty beaches of Sihanoukville, Kep, Koh Rong, and Ream which provide travelers with every bit of comfort and splendid views. Travelers can bask in the sun and get a massage, dine at the beach shacks, fishing or boating.