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7 Secretly Awesome Destinations in Cambodia

Cambodia connects travelers with the ancient world on a journey to the modern world. The remains of this empire can be seen in Angkor’s tableau temples, the first glimpse of the unique monuments in the scale and magnificence of Southeast Asia, the greatest glimpse of the expression of the glance of Angkor Wat, is excellent and it is only a few selected places Like that is matched by Machu Picchu or Petra.


Apart from having 8 wonders of the world in Cambodia, it’s true treasure is its public. There was no visitor without any admiration and affection for the inhabitants of this mysterious state.

There are many secretly awesome destinations in Cambodia. Some of those places we will talk about here.

Banteay Chhmar

Banteay Chhmar is the best secretly awesome destination in Cambodia. It is a huge but hidden temple complex, almost two hours away from Siem Reap, which has emerged both in the forest and the secrets. The 4th largest temple in Cambodia is Banteay Chhmar, but tourism is still reluctant to reach its remote location.


This made Banteay Chhmar more interesting. Surrounded by a huge ditch, it claims the walls of the gallery, which are made of bas-reliefs and tower with facial faces similar to the Angkor complex.

12 km ahead of the road, you will get Prasat Samnang Tasok, which is a temple which has completely covered by the forest in epic, is in a rigid manner.

Koh Rong Samloem

Koh Rong Samloem is known for its diving and snorkeling. Eco sea, The Dive Shop, and the Coral Garden Dive Center are all located here, while the Scuba nations also run tours of other islands from the mainland like the countryside.


The coconut palms, banana pancakes on the beach and a cold snail in the middle of Angkor’s beer, which is on the edge of the fiery sunset – this is the place which is in the shop in Koh Rong Samloem.

Accommodation is available for every style of the traveler, so you can not really go wrong. Despite these incidents, the island feels very authentic. Local people are so welcome, the water is hot and the atmosphere is amazing. Change is on the horizon, so take your chance and move on soon.


Kep, a small, attractive seaside town in the far south of Cambodia, is surrounded by family-pepper plantation and salt areas. Kep is rarely seen as a destination in its own rights. However, if you spend two days here, then you will quickly fall under the Cape sleepy spell.


Crab  Market is the pumping heart of Kep and is the only place to be sunset. As the sun rises in the sea, it is the center of hectic activity. Next, to the market, there is a line of restaurants built out over water, which sells all the local tasty dishes such as delicious crab amok and banana blossom salads. This is fantastic.

Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island)

Rabbit Island is a small patch of land in South Cambodia beach. Only half an hour from the coastline of Kep with the long boat, the Rabbit Island is the perfect place to reconnect with the bare requirements and take a much more needed break from the modern lifestyle.


There is no electricity and no wifi. It treats as a total technology detox. You can not check latest updates, nor can you chat with your friends, because it does not have any internet or broadband connection. Rabbit Island is a beautiful place to come back in nature, it will also send you back to the basic values.


A single outpost sitting on the edge of Cardamom, this is your gateway for amazing Outdoors. You can reach here in less than an hour from the Thai border, sometimes there are strangers and surprises filled with welcome in this area. If you have time, then you should go there.


You can spend your day with trekking blue Mountains and the wonderful waterfalls. In Pailin you can also visit places like Wat Phnom Yaht, O’Eb Resort, Bah Hoi Village, Goh-Ay Mountain, O Ta Vao, Ceasar Casino, Border Crossing, Phnom Yat etc. These places are wonderful, you can enjoy your vacations here.

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is one of the wonders of the world, it was listed on World Wonder List. Angkor Wat, in its beauty and preservation condition, is unrivaled.


The largest monument of Angkor Group is Angkor Wat and the best preserved architectural masterpiece. Its perfection in composition, balance, proportion, relief, and sculpture is one of the best monuments in the world.

This is the single attraction for tourists in Cambodia to visit. Angkor Wat is the most influential and well-preserved temple in the complex. Angkor Wat is a small replica of the universe in stone and represents a worldly model of the cosmic world.


The capital of Mondulkiri Province in the north-east of Cambodia is Sen Monorom, is the perfect off-track destination. People who visit families, tourists outside, animal lovers, adventure type, and people interested in gems and traditional clothes come here.


Elephants should clearly see the attraction, but with the dry and wet sub-tropical forests, the beautiful rolling hills of Mondulkiri and many waterfalls are also worth a visit.Here are some places you must see.

Plantation of Pine Trees, Phnom Nam Lear Sanctuary, Southwest Waterfalls, Memang Gold Mines Area, Pou Lung Village, Chrey Yos Waterfall, Yok Sros Phnom or Phnom Dos Kramom Resort etc.

Cambodia’s natural God gifted beauty is something to be appreciated.

Cambodians share equal space with everyone and everything, be it nature, animals, tradition, history, tourists. Cambodia is not restricted to these 7 places only, However, there are more places to explore in Cambodia here is an article on 21 TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN CAMBODIA – For CAMBODIA Travelers – These places will leave you stumped with their untouched beauty.

This guest post was written by Kartik Parik over at Kartik The Vagabond – Go check him out!

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