A-Z Activities-Top Cambodia Activities

The Kingdom of Wonder!
Cambodia is home to the world-famous Angkor Wat temple complex, lush tropical jungles, beautiful mountains, stunning beaches, waterfalls, islands, and “The Paris of the East” – Phnom Penh.

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is the main reason why people come to visit Cambodia. It’s the largest religious monument ever built, and you’ll be amazed at the size of the structure. It takes a few hours just to walk around the structure and back again.

You’ll also see the other temples at Angkor. Bayon temple is famous for the many faces which look down on you from towers. Ta Prohm has the jungle growing through the middle of the structure and is famous for being the filming location for part of one of the Tomb Raider movies.

Angkor mini Golfing

Founded by a former tour Angkor tour guide, the Angkor mini Golf set just out shirt of Siem Reap which is around 5 kilometers, along the lovely street surrounded by local communities.

The design wad made of the form, accurate scale models of Angkor’s major temples of Angkor including Angkor Wat, Bayon, Terrace of The Elephants, Ta Prohm and Preah Vihear temples. 

The beautifully crafted,14 hole Miniature Golf Course in Siem Reap. The guests go and knock a ball under, over and around 9 accurate replicas of those world famous Angkor Temples.

Arts, Crafts & Galleries

Cambodia is home to thousands of beautiful temples both Hinduism and Buddhism which were established during the rich its peak from 12-15 centuries. Wood, Stone, Mountain rocks were used for art carvings where those still exist around and in Angkor temples.

Almost every tourism destination and around Cambodia, you can see different art school and work by young Cambodian talented craftsman, some of them graduated from School of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh. When you are in Siem Reap you love to see Art School and Work Shop at Artisand Angkor and walk around the old quarter where plenty of art gallery available from morning till did night.

Battambang &Surroundings 

Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city. It’s a sleepy city near the Thai border in the north west of the country. You can visit temples and mountains such as Ek Phnom, Phnom Banan, Phnom Sampeou. The town is famous for being a creative place with many performers such as singers, musicians, artists. The city is also the birthplace of the famous Phare Circus.

Bamboo Train on the former railway through paddy field at sunset is highlighted of the tour in Battambang. 


If you’re looking for beaches, then Sihanoukville is the place to be. There are many beaches but the most popular ones include Ochheuteal, Otres, Serendipity, Victory and Independence beaches. You can sit in the tropical sun in swim in the calm waters off the coast of Sihanoukville. The beaches are popular destinations for families.


 What better way to the see Angkor Wat in all its pomp and splendor, than like a bird.  The most  popular trip, is a short trip over the Angkor temple area either sunrise or sunset.

Biking & Cycling 

You can rent a bicycle for as little as a dollar a day. Mix in with locals, who use the bicycle as popular means of transport. Biking and cycling is an ideal way to discover Cambodia and get an accurate impression of the Khmer culture. off the beaten track into the heart of the country.

There are plenty of mountain bike trekking trips all over the country, all suited to whatever level of fitness, and how much one wants to explore.

Boxing & Martial Arts 

Battambang is the heartland of Khmer sport of kickboxing, and many of Cambodia’s most serious contenders hail from the province. The sport is equally popular in neighboring Thailand, where it is known as “muay thai,” or Thai kickboxing. Plenty of venues to take in a match. 


Travelling to Asia the guests may love adventure. Take a moment to think about how to escape from the crowds, heat and commercial city.  Asia has many things to see and to do to be more fun. Spend overnight stay in the camp at many camp sites through each country. Camp somewhere along the Mekong river, river, forest, valley, on the mountain ranges in north and south of Cambodia, camp near the great lake and sea of the regions, by the villages and monasteries.

Adventure Asia has many suggested campsites and places to our lovely people. At each camp site you may have BBQ, local foods and some fun activities to offer and do. Come and join us!

Canoeing & Kayaking

Savoir the unique experience of  kayaking through the floating villages and quiet mangrove forest, Tonle Sap Lake. Kayak through Northern Cambodia’s scenic wetlands and flooded forests as you travel between the Laos border down the Mekong River to the town of Stung Treng. Ratnakiri, Mondolkiri & Kratie provinces are the best for this adventure.

Cooking Classes

Cooking classes are very popular in Cambodia. Visitors can learn how to cook classic Cambodian cuisine. You’ll be taken to the markets where you’ll buy the things you need for the kitchen. You’ll then be taught how to prepare the ingredients and cook them using traditional methods. You can take these skills home with you to impress your friends.

Circus (Phare Ponleu Selpak)

Phare circus is mixed martial and modern art performance with wide rang of amazing very evening show and performance that performed by former poor and social status background who had been trained NGO art school,  Phare Ponleu Selpak  in Battambang. Founded by a former Cambodian refugee who left Cambodian during the difficult time under Khmer Rouge in the purpose of helping young poor talent Cambodian away from  child labor and any type of tracking…


Diving is available all year round in Sihanoukville and on the islands off the coast. It’s best to go swimming in the dry season when the ocean is calmer and more suitable for diving, but many dive companies operate throughout the year. 

Cambodia is positively known  rare aqua life,such as nudi-branches and seahorses, the flounder, the vibrant horned starfish. Indian Walkman, or Devil Stinger nine-armed starfish. 

Elephant Trekking

This huge and friendly animal will bring you around the ancient capital of Khmer Empire, Angkor Wat, up the hills or through streams and evergreen jungles of Cambodia. Sample an elephant trek through the forests in Mondulkiri in Cambodia. Be part of a mahmout that take care of the elephants. Treks are mainly done in the eastern provinces.


Cambodians love to celebrate, and they have many festivals throughout the year. Festivals don’t just last for one day either, most will last for three days. Khmer New Year happens around April and is the most important of all the festivals. Families come together and visit the pagoda and makes parties at home. The Pchum Ben festival is also a busy festival with families remembering their dead ancestors. The water festival is a fun time of the year which signifies the end of the low season and the upcoming harvest.


Fish is part of the staple diet in Cambodia, so where you have a need there must be a catch! Whether it be on the water of the Tonle – sap or on the meandering Mekong, there is always plenty of opportunity to go and fish.

Here are some of the varieties you may cat, dependent on experience; Mekong Redtail Catfish, Asian Catfish, Mekong Spot Catfish,  Snakehead, Toman, Tilapia and Giant Catfish from the lake.


Nick Faldo designed Angkor Golf Resort in Siem Reap and began welcoming golfers to what many think is not only the finest course in Cambodia, but also one of the best in the SE Asian region. Royal Cambodia Phnom Penh Golf Club is only five miles from the capital city and, being the most convenient course to Phnom Penh, it is the favorite of key dignitaries and executives

Gun Shooting

For a true adrenaline kick, feel the excitement of shooting some guns such as AK-47, M-16, Russian Burp Machine Guns, Dragunov and Uzi.  There are always qualified instructors there to assist you an. D for safety reason. Once you have fired off your weapons of choice, you may keep your  target hit paper as a souvenir.

There are two ranges, one in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.

Helicopter touring

One of the activities you might not miss is the Helicopter tour, the scenic view touring over the ancient monuments of Angkor, plus Angkor Wat, the Bayon, Taprom and others nearby. Also extension fights over the largest fresh water lake, Tonle Sap. The most convenient way is hiring the private flight to at interested destinations you love to explore.

Horse Cart Rides

Horse cart rides are available all throughout Myanmar and in Siem Reap Angkor Cambodia and are a fun and unique way to travel.  Hop into the back of one of the carts and ride out of the cities and into the countryside to see the beautiful landscapes that surround the urban areas.

Horse Back Riding

For adventure travelers would be fit and more fun to take horseback riding in Siem Reap Cambodia. Hop and horse back and stroll around the rural village of Siem Reap to see real life of locals. Stop in the village, the travelers are interacted by really friendly locals and helped by local guide/ support staff for language communication.


Kampot is an old fishing town on the river which is famous for the pepper plantations. Kampot pepper is available throughout the world and it’s exclusively produced in Kampot province. You can also go to see Bokor Mountain with the winding road all the way to the top.

You can also explore the town which is a wonderful mix of French-style colonial buildings and traditional Cambodian structures. Kampot is growing quickly as a popular tourist destination for visitors and one not to be missed.


Kep is a small fishing village on the sea and it’s known for its seafood and tropical islands. Th small town is wonderful t explore, the calm waters make swimming a pleasure, and the long promenades make it comfortable to walk, especially in the evenings with the cool sea-breeze.

Khmer Dancing (Apsara Dance/Show)

Khmer classical dance was given birth more than 1,000 years ago, Khmer dancers have been performing their dance to world as the dace was connecting and living bridges between heaven and earth.

In this graceful gesture and gentle movement showing the great attitude and honestly of the people in the period of time and represent the rich culture and civilization at their peak, the colorful adornment shows the details the rich history of Kh

Home stays and cultural activities

Homestays are a once in a lifetime experience and will give you great insight into the culture and customs of these people.

Experience a homestay with one of the many locals at their home. Learn about the traditions and customs unique to each group and experience their daily life. 

Cambodia is a great place to do homestay. Stroll around each city, there are many wooden stilt houses as you know they are traditional belong to the villagers, this style last from Pre-Angkor period till today. One makes travelers a meaningful lifetime experience, contact Adventure Asia Travel to arrange your  stay at least overnight stay with them, cook and eat with traditional – classical styles as nothing like home. The classical dance and its current revival, playing the ancient and ageless role of artist as messenger.


Kratie is a small town located on the Mekong River. It’s best known for the Irrawaddy dolphins where their dwindling population has put them on the endangered species list. They call a small place near Kampi village their home.

There’s a lot of colonial architecture to see and the town offers some great views of the river. The surrounding countryside Is also lush and thick with green paddy fields, particularly in the rainy season.


What better way to unwind at the end of of an adventurous day than getting someone else to pamper you as you wish accordingly. Massage for health and relaxation is a time-honored tradition in Southeast Asia and Cambodia has its own distinctive massage traditions. Massage and spas range from storefront $1 foot massage places to elegant international standard spas, offering massage, spa and salon services in a tranquil, pampered, indulgent atmosphere, and by comparison to the better spas back home, at surprisingly reasonable prices here all over Cambodia.


Mondulkiri is home to some stunning natural beauty with waterfalls such as Chrey Thom Waterfall, Southwest waterfalls, and Bou Sra Waterfall. Each have their own unique quality and make visiting a worthwhile experience.

You can also go and explore the jungle with hiking and other outdoor activities on offer in the idyllic landscape.


Cambodia offers some of the most incredible off-road biking in the world..Venture deep into remote villages and explore this truly amazing Kingdom with us – all from the sturdy pegs of a well maintained dirt-bike! Feel the adrenaline pumping through you and through the bike as you zip along red dirt roads, zip past rice paddies, zip over small creeks and into the future ahead.

 Adventure Asia Travel offers this trip with driver who knows his/her regions as their back of their hand. And we care, focus on security and safety first in each destination. 


There are mountains dotted all over the country and a few mountain ranges. The most sacred spot in Cambodia is considered to be Phnom Kulen in the Dangrek Mountain Range. The Caramom Mountains are also a popular place to visit.

One of the most beautiful views in the kingdom is from the top of Phnom Kong Rae over looking the flat plains and paddy fields. You might want to hear the story of Phnom Srey and Phnom Bros in Kampong Chhang, or see Bokor Mountain in Kampot!

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia and a unique place to visit. There’s no other city on earth like Phnom Penh and people generally fall in love with the relaxed yet seemingly chaotic environment. There are many things to see and do in Phnom Penh including visiting Wat Phnom, the National Museum, the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, S-21 Prison, or the Killing Fields.

You have to visit Phnom Penh at least once, just to see how the traffic gets around the town. You’ll never have seen anything like it before in your life.

Photography and Film

Angkr Wat and surroundings in Cambodia, the highlight for Photography adventure tour, begin the trip from dawn at the world famous sacred monument with you tripod and al equipment. Get to the site early the guests will see the sun rise just behind the building, the color changes and the sharp ray spread over the temple towers, the light morning shady cloud appear along with cool win to make travelers feel like staying in ne part f the universe.

Tone Sap, the fresh water lake, one gives a great opportunity for photographer shooting, the lake has unique live to see and learn, floating houses moving along the low and high tie of the water.

River/water cruising

Tonle Sap Lake is great source for river cruising tour. When the guests board on cruise and travel almost one day from Siem Reap – Phnom Penh- Siem Reap, they feel like their life adventure crossing the ocean and wonder how people can live entire year on the water.

Mekong Cruise tour: The same when one takes a cruise tour or luxury hotel cruise from Phnom Penh-HCM-Phnom Penh along the Mekong River, realizes that true life in their eyes, they must have left their heartfelt in the area where people live as life if quite different when they live on the water.


Rattanakiri is located in the northeast of the country on the border with Vietnam. It’s a rural and rugged province where nearly 70% of the population are an ethnic minority known as Chunchiet. One of the most popular places to visit in Rattanakiri is the old volcano lake known as Yeak Laom. It’s a beautiful place for swim and a picnic or to hike around the rim of the lake which is almost perfectly round.

Ream National Park

Ream national park is an incredible place in Cambodia. You’ll find lots of wildlife living in this protected area and it’s wonderful to see all the animals and birds who call the park home. The park is lush and green and covers more than 200 sq km of land including the coast, beaches, corals, mangroves, and forests.

Royal Palace

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is a must-see attraction if you head to the capital city. It’s the current home of the king, but parts of the palaces vast grounds have been opened to the public. You can also go to see the Silver Pagoda which, before the Khmer Rouge, was home to an entire floor made of silver. Today, you can see a small portion of silver which still remains.

ATV/Quad biking

For people who enjoy getting wet and muddy and have a thrill at the same time, quad biking maybe just the ticket. Plenty of opportunities in all major places to cruise off road through villages, jungle and rice paddies. An adventure for all the family to enjoy. What the unforgettable experience is touring on back road/dirt raod around the village country side to see real life locals and sunset view over rice paddy and lanscape of the country. 

Shopping & Markets

If you looking to go shopping then you’ll want to head to Phnom Penh. You can pick up a bargain in one of the many markets such as the Phsar Thmei or the Russian Market. Both have lots of cheap goods for sales and you can pick up a real bargain. There are also modern shopping centers such as the Aeon Mall.

Siem Reap

Siem Reap is the gateway to Angkor Wat and it’s where you’ll stay when you go to visit the temples. There’s more to Siem Reap than just temples. You can also visit the cultural village, butterfly center, landmine museum, war museum, Angkor National museum, floating villages, beautiful countryside and a lot more.

Millions of people descend on the small town each year to see the temples and leave falling in love with Siem Reap.

Tonle Sap Lake

The great Tonle Sap lake is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and you can see lots of wildlife in the area. The lake is great for fishing and full of all different kinds of fish. Bird watchers will enjoy a visit to the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary Biosphere. Or you can visit one of the floating villages which sit on top of the great lake. Locals have made the water their home. In the dry season, you’ll see homes sitting on top of large stilts which sit just above the water when the area floods in the wet season.


For those in need of kick ass adrenaline thumping fun packed days, Cambodia has it all from kayaking, mountain biking, elephant trekking, dirt biking, quad bikes, zip lining and army jeeping. This country has natural and man-made wonders, exotic destinations and friendly people. Explore lost cities and temples hidden in the jungles – discover village smiles and remote hill tribes – amaze in the spectacular landscapes and natural wonders of the Mekong River.

Trekking and hiking are on offer, the activities available around the country, trekking northern part, in Siem Reap Angkor temple, trek through dense forest of Phnom Kulen to see waterfall and rain forest, hike up the Kbal Spean for a lovely surrounding view and river bed stone carvings and more.. Trek through sea forest east of Cambodia to explore wildlife and real forest that have left after over logged. Hike the Cardamom mountain and seaside mangrove forest and wildlife sanctuary as part of adventure throughout… 


Prasat Phnom Banan Winery, located in Battambang,  is a must do for wine aficionados, not because of the quality but because of the novelty. The family that owns the place decided to start a winery with no previous experience with viticulture, using imported vines from the US, Australia, and France. They don’t do things strictly by the book and manage to get three harvests a year from their vineyard. Their red wine is a mix of Shiraz, Cabernet, brandy, and grape juice. It’s the only winery in Cambodia. The owners are incredibly friendly, and wine tastings are only $3. You will leave with a smile on your face and certainly memories of a distinct winery!


Give back to the beautiful – poor countries of Cambodia by volunteering with one of the many different volunteer programs on offer.  Teach English, care for the children, or help to build a home or a school for the local families, sponsor water well and clean water filters, more volunteer and humanitarian project to offer…..They will be grateful forever and you will always have this special memory!

Wall Climbing & Rock Climbing

When travelling south, along the beautiful coastal line of Cambodia, you may in cooperate your adventure which is not to be missed. The Rock Climbing in kampot at Phnom Kbal Romeas of Cambodia is scene and on the rise, with a climbing club, climbing site and climbing gym in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville.

At rock climbing is  on offer is caving, abseiling. The picturesque site at Phnom Kbal Romeas, five kilometers from Kampot town, offers panoramic views of the ocean, lush green rice fields and red clay roads.


For those wanting to reconnect with one’s true self, and keeping oneself balanced and healthy  there is literally a plethora of classes when it comes to meditation and yoga. Best to look Yoga in different classes that available  in advance to find something suited to your taste and desires. Yoga you can do on own in Angkor or elsewhere along the river, rice field, village and private house around Siem Reap


Travelling around/in Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, of curse you love the real cultural exploration of the temples and it surroundings. Thus, you can complete your real life adventure without zip lining and flight of Gibbon tour through and over the forest in the protected area.


Info from Flight of the Gibbon – Ziblining

The Angkor course is a world class zipline course claiming Southeast Asia’s longest and highest zip lines. The course travels through dense jungle canopy, and includes 21 platforms, 10 ziplines, 4 sky bridges , a 50 ft. abseil finish and more. Guide accompany zipliners on every tour. Great fun for the family and groups of friends. International standard Zipline course in a dense piece of jungle actually within the Angkor Archaeological Park boundaries.

From Flight of the Gibbon which also has well established Zipline courses in Thailand, in Chiang Mai and just outside Bangkok. The Angkor course is a world class zipline course claiming Southeast Asia’s longest and highest zip lines. The course travels through dense jungle canopy, and includes 21 platforms, 10 ziplines, 4 sky bridges , a 50 ft. abseil finish and more. Guide accompany zipliners on every tour. Great fun for the family and groups of friends.


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