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Phnom Penh Capital

Old meets new in the bustling Cambodian capital at the meeting of four rivers

Phnom Penh Capital

Once dubbed the Pearl of Asia, Phnom Penh has been reborn as a thriving commercial and cultural hub at the meeting of four rivers in the heart of Cambodia. Luxury restaurants and bars line streets resplendent with colonial and Buddhist architecture, from the golden spires of the Royal Palace to the modern majesty of Vattanac Tower. Here, we break down the best of the best of what this flourishing capital has to offer.
Where to visit and things to do?
  • The Royal Palace, admiring the 5,000 silver tiles covering the floor of the Silver Pagoda and the collection of shiny golden Buddhas.
  • The National Museum, home to Asia’s best artifacts collections
  • The harrowing S21 and killing fields to learn about the country's tragic recent history under the Khmer Rouge regime of the 1970s
  • Another favorite is the Russian Market or Central Market
  • Enjoy dinner on a boat cruising on the Mekong River
  • French Colonial Buildings and more …
  • Phnom Penh's Surroundings (Day Trip)
  • The Old Capital of Udong
  • The Silk Weaving Island (Koh Dach)
  • Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center
  • The Mountain Ruins of Chisor Mountain

**Recommended time required: Three days to adequately explore all of the city’s main sights.

Tours & Experiences in Phnom Penh & Surroundings

Recommended

The Highlights of Cambodia

7 Days 6 Nights
Phnom Penh & Siem Reap
Strolling around the vibrant Phnom Penh capital and witnessing its tumultuous past.
Discover Sambor Prei Kuk – Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura.
Explore Angkor Wat at its stunning time – at dawn and sunrise.
Discover remote temples & Tonle Sap Lake.

Ultimate Cambodian Adventure

23 Days 22 Nights
Phnom Penh, Mondulkiri, Kratie, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap, Battambang, Koh Kong, Kampot/Kep, Sihanoukville
Embark on an ultimate journey of discovering the Wonders of Cambodia through the heart of Cambodia, a land of ancient temples, vibrant culture, wonderful nature & wildlife, and resilient people.

The Delights of Phnom Penh Capital

From$95

Half Day (1.30 p.m – 6.30 p.m)
Phnom Penh
Strolling around the vibrant city of Phnom Penh
Memorial sunset cruise on the Mekong River to witness the beauty of this charming capital at dusk

The Highlights of Phnom Penh

From$90

Full Day (8.30 a.m – 5.30 p.m)
Phnom Penh
Strolling around the vibrant city of Phnom Penh – visit the spiritual Wat Phnom, the glittering Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda
Witness its tumultuous past as you visit these genocide memorials

Recommended

The Essence of Cambodia

12 Days 11 Nights
Phnom Penh, Kep-Kampot,Sihanoukville, Siem Reap
Explore the bustling Cambodian capital and understand Cambodia’s tumultuous past.
Head south for a taste of the good life, the perfect riverside retreat to relax and recharge.
Uncover the the glory days of the Khmer empire while exploring the temples of Angkor.

Recommended

Cambodia Discovery

14 Days 13 Nights
Siem Reap, Battambang, Phnom Penh, Kep-Kampot,Sihanoukville
Step back in time to the glory days of the Khmer empire while exploring the temples of Angkor.
Explore the charming French colonial town and understand Cambodia’s tumultuous past – the depredations of the Khmer Rouge.
Relax in the tranquility of the southern coast.