7 Days in the Gateway to Angkor!
From bustling markets, fascinating museums, a growing nightlife, and countless street food vendors, there is much to see and much to do in this cultural-rich and magnificent Siem Reap, Cambodia!
Follow our Lub d’s 7-day itinerary to explore and experience all the main attractions that the city has to offer.
Day 1 & 2 Temples Galore!
(Angkor Archeological Park)
As the foremost attraction to the city, spending the first two days exploring the glorious ancient temples around Siem Reap is the best way to start the week-long adventure. We suggest spending at least 2 days immersing yourself in the renowned Angkor Wat complex, followed by the Bayon temple, Ta Prohm, Ta Keo, and the Angkor Thom complex. This will definitely mesmerize your first few days of the Siem Reap experience!
Day 3 & 4 City Tours, Street Food,
and Traditional Shows
We highly recommend you spend a day casually strolling around the city. With countless street food vendors, these are the top 5 street food in Siem Reap that you must try. Starting from visiting the Artisans d’Angkor Khmer handicraft center, the local silk farm, the Old Market, and grabbing a drink at the famous Pub Street. You will expect a vibrant and lively yet easy-going and welcoming atmosphere from these places, and get to see more of local Khmer culture and way of life.
Day 5 Museums
Visiting the 5 major museums in Siem Reap is also highly recommended. The Angkor National Museum should be first on the list, which showcases the history of the Khmer kingdom. The Cambodian War Museum, the War Remnant Museum, the Genocide Museum, and the Landmine Museum should be next on the list, where you can learn about the country’s dark past under the Khmer Rouge.
Day 6 Cooking Classes
Knowing how to cook authentic Khmer cuisine is definitely brag-able! It’s yummy, nutritious, and easy to make! Lub d Siem Reap is not just about a budget hotel for a night crash, we also offer a great cooking class experience. You will learn how to prepare Khmer cuisine under the guidance of a professional chef!
To spice up your 6th day, after becoming a Cambodian master chef, try an entirely different experience by joining a 4-hour ATV/Quad bike tour around the outskirts of the city, led by a professional guide!
Day 7 Kulen Waterfall and
Cambodian Spa Treatments
Start off the last day with a scenic hike up towards the Kulen waterfalls at the Phnom Kulen National Park, about 1.5 hours away from Siem Reap. Here you can enjoy beautiful views, visit the 1000 Lingas landmark, snap loads of Instagram-worthy pics, cool off in the water, or enjoy a lovely picnic.
Finally, to cap off your hectic adventure, treat yourself to one of the many relaxing and therapeutic Khmer massage parlors and heal those aching joints and muscles!
We guarantee that these 7 days of your life will be well-spent! All in all, Lub d Siem Reap, located close to all the action at the very heart of the city, should be taken for your consideration to base yourself to start an a-week-long adventure and historical heritage exploration.