Do not have the luxury of time to experience Vietnam and Cambodia? Here is a guide in planning your travel from Vietnam to Cambodia in just five truly awesome days!
DAY 1 You will arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport. After checking in your chosen hotel, start this five-day epic tour with the traditional vehicle cyclo as your ride. This vehicle cyclo remains to be one of the cheapest ways to go around the city.
Make your first stop at the Royal Palace, which was originally built by King Norodom in 1866. Within the Royale Palace, do not miss visiting the Silver Pagoda, which is a place made up of 5,000 silver tiles. After Silver Pagoda, proceed to the legendary temple of Wat Phnom from which Phnom Penh was founded. During your first night, enjoy sunset cocktail, appetizers, dinner, barbeque, and unlimited drinks while you are on cruise along the Phnom Penh riverfront. This cruise will take you from the Japanese Friendship Bridge to Koh Pich Island, and then across Mekong River, among the floating fishing villages.
DAY 2 Spend your Day 2 at the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. In this field, the massive genocide took place, when millions of people were killed and buried during the Khmer Rouge regime, from 1975 to 1979. Next, do not forget to go to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21). This museum was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces and considered as the largest detention center during the said Khmer Rouge regime. Continue reading “Vietnam to Cambodia in five days” »