19 days in Bangkok & Cambodia Itinerary

19 days in Bangkok & Cambodia Itinerary

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19 days in Bangkok & Cambodia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Kep, Cambodia
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
End: Bangkok, Thailand

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get great views at Wat Saket, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and finally take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and then buy something for everyone on your list at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center).

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bangkok road trip website .

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major airports are Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center) ©
Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) ©
Wat Saket ©
Wat Saket

4
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, spas, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Siem Reap are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kep.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

6
nights
Kep, Cambodia

Kep ©
The seaside resort of Kep boasts a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere, and a number of points of interest, both natural and man-made.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kep: Kampot (La Plantation, Bokor National Park, & more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kep Beach, experience rural life at Patio, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kep National Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Black Cat Kep.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kep trip planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Kep by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Kep

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Kampot
Highlights from your plan
Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island) ©
Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island)
Kep Beach ©
Kep Beach
La Plantation ©
La Plantation

2
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, then take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phnom, and finally pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Central Market, then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace, then see the interesting displays at National Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Cambodia Extreme Outdoor Shooting Range.

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Traveling by car from Kep to Phnom Penh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ancient City (in Samut Prakan) and Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Maha That). Explore Bangkok further: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Phnom Penh to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Ancient City
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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