Destination Overview CAMBODIA…
Cambodia boasts a rich culture with its many ancient temples and impressive natural scenery. These include, empty beaches, mighty rivers and remote forests. Nevertheless, the temples of Angkor literally rise out of the jungle and are a magnet for visitors to Cambodia. Angkor Wat is the largest and most famous of the temples, visitors can quite easily spend a week exploring the hundreds of other exquisite structures.
Phnom Penh is a bustling city, often overshadowed by glamorous Angkor. It is a city of contrasts with fine colonial architecture side by side with ramshackle street Elsewhere, few visitors take the time to discover the hill tribes around Banlung (Ratanakiri province), the unspoiled countryside around sleepy Sen Monorom (Mondolkiri province) and the charming riverside town of Battambang with its faded colonial architecture. Those looking for relaxation make their way to Kho Rong with its lovely sandy beaches and laid-back lifestyle. With the road network little by little improving, so much more of this delightful country is opening up to visitors who take the time to discover Cambodia beyond the temples
There is more about Cambodia then you would know. The ancient land of Cambodia was a seat of Southeast Asian culture for centuries. If you are seeking an laid back adventure, then Cambodia is a great choice. It commands Year-round sunny destination und unspoiled sandy beaches. Cambodia is a historical, Archaeological and many UNESCO world heritage sites. Last but not least it is a culinary hub, which offers a variety of cuisines for every taste.
Siem Reap – is the most prosperous region of contemporary Cambodia. Its close proximity to the Angkor Wat temple complex has turned the city into one of the world’s premier travel destinations. Siem Reap is nestled between rice paddies and stretched along the Siem Reap river; this small provincial capital serves as the gateway to the millennium-old temple ruins of the Khmer empire.
Kampot – Most visitors come here to take a look at the old French colonial architecture, which is still in charming condition and to have a vantage point for visiting the nearby beaches or small islands of Kep. Kampot province is also renowned for the quality of its fruits, its sea salt and, of course, the famous Kampot Pepper.
Kampot is a pretty riverside town just 5km from the sea and serves the very popular seaside resort of kep.