A few days in Cambodia would mean a few days you spend in paradise. The stunning small place encompasses incredible places and spots with diverse features. The scenery and natural panorama should be the things you will likely see in Cambodia. The highland that dominantly resides on the area with its lake water and mountains, the country possesses rain forests, beautiful oceans, and lots of things you will never forget! Not to mention the local cuisine that keeps you wanting more and miss them when you get home.
Here is the rough guide to Cambodia and the places you should visit!
– Angkor Thom
It is the place of the last Khmer empire was seen. The UNESCO granted the Angkor Thom as one of cultural heritage in the country. It is hard to describe it beautifully when seeing the real thing is unimaginable. The fascinating view and the magical history behind it are the two features you will want to hear.
– Phnom Penh
This specific area holds the most tourism attractions. You can find wildlife reservation, temples, and mountain near to each other. The exotic beauty must not be missed by any travellers.
– Banteay Srei
Banteay Srei covers pink temple and its exquisite surrounding. The traditionally decorated monuments own a history that you might not want to miss about Cambodia. This sacred place is surrounded by peaked sandstone. The name itself refers to Citadel of Woman. If you see the reliefs you will be surprised by the fact that they were carved by woman!
The well preserved temple offers delicate structure up till today as the Hindu tales – it depicts imaginable scenes from the carvings.
– Tonle Sap Lake
As one of the largest water lake in South East Asia, Tonle Sap Lake extends about 10,000 square kilometres. The phenomenon flows naturally and ‘waters’ the city beautifully. Its 14 meters depth let you enjoy the dimension as it constantly changes from dry season to monsoon.
The flooded forest is one of the breathtaking scenery that you will find on nearby. It is very refreshing to view fishes swimming, as they are more than 300 species of them including snakes, turtles, crocs, and pelicans, too!
– Preah Vihear
This is another beautiful temple near the Dangrek mountain. The spectacular setting allows you to witness the ruins of historical Khmer King during the 11th century. This temple was built and dedicated to Shiva the Hindustan’s God.
– Kampong Som
Kampong Som is also known as Sihanoukville. This place consist of beautiful beach and resorts. The gulf of Thailand shows attractions from its golden sandy beach to its tropical climate. If you want a place to unwind, Kampong Som is the place! This place gets pretty crowded during weekend.
– Bokor Hill
The Bokor Hill Station is one of the French ruins. It was built in the 1920 as a batalyon to retreat the soldiers. As it was twice abandoned, now it becomes a national museum with ghostly feel. However, it is restored back on reconstruction and people who visit this place can go for hiking tour to the hill and watch the historical monument stands astonishingly on top of the hill. You can contact your travel agent if you want to come here.
– Silver Pagoda
The Silver Pagoda provides treasures from its past. The Buddha statues and the baccarat crystal Buddha offers Ramayana Myth painted by the famous artis from Khmer in early 1903. The life size of Maitreya is heavily ornamented with thousands of diamonds! The rich color and detail will fascinate every tourist who arrives here.
Most tourists make for the cosmopolitan capital, Phnom Penh, at some point during their visit. A pleasing, low-rise city graced with leafy boulevards, the capital offers the chance to take in the splendour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, while the cream of ancient Khmer art is housed a stone’s throw away at the National Museum. The capital also boasts a vibrant riverside of pavement cafés and bars and is the best place in the country to shop, its colourful markets stocked with shimmering silks and intricate handicrafts.
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When you visit Cambodia using Ink travel, you can choose to explore the country in 4 days with the schedule starts from Angkor Wat, vineyard Ta Prohm, floating house of Tonle Sap Lake and last but not least Banteay Srei. This Cambodia package tour 2014 will help you to explore the country in a much efficient way.