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3-Day Phnom Penh Cultural and Culinary Adventure

3-Day Phnom Penh Cultural and Culinary Adventure Itinerary

Published: 2024 Mar 01

Historical Exploration and Local Cuisine

Morning
Start your day with a visit to the iconic Royal Palace, a symbol of the grandeur of the Khmer monarchy. Afterward, head to the Silver Pagoda (Wat Preah Keo), known for its impressive collection of Buddha statues. For a taste of local life, explore the bustling Phnom Penh Central Market (Phsar Thmey), where you can find everything from fresh produce to traditional crafts. For lunch, savor authentic Khmer cuisine at Khmer Surin, known for its flavorful dishes.
Afternoon
In the afternoon, delve into Cambodia's tragic history with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21), a former school turned prison during the Khmer Rouge regime. Then, pay your respects at the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center (Choeung Ek Killing Fields), a memorial site where the atrocities of the regime are remembered. After the emotional visit, take a break and enjoy a cup of coffee at Sesame Noodle Bar.
Evening
As the sun sets, embark on a Phnom Penh Mekong River Sunset Cruise with free flow drink, where you can relax and enjoy the picturesque views of the city from the water. After the cruise, indulge in a delightful dinner at Romdeng, a restaurant housed in a colonial building, offering a menu of creative Khmer cuisine. End the evening with a stroll along Sisowath Quay, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of the riverside promenade.
Bedtime
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Cultural Immersion and Local Delights

Morning
Begin your day with a visit to the National Museum of Cambodia, home to a vast collection of Khmer art and artifacts. Then, explore the spiritual side of Phnom Penh with a visit to Wat Phnom, a Buddhist temple situated on a hill. For a mid-morning treat, stop by Friends The Restaurant, known for its delicious food and social mission.
Afternoon
After lunch, take a Phnom Penh's Ultimate Street Food Tour by Tuk Tuk, where you'll sample a variety of local dishes and snacks at hidden gems across the city. The tour will also provide insights into the culinary traditions of Cambodia. Afterward, visit the Russian Market (Toul Tom Poung Market), a treasure trove of souvenirs, clothing, and local products.
Evening
In the evening, experience the vibrant nightlife of Phnom Penh with a Phnom Penh Evening Food Tour Drinks & Tuk Tuk included. Your guide will take you to the best spots for street food and drinks, providing a fun and flavorful evening. After the tour, head to Malis Restaurant for a sophisticated dinner featuring Khmer cuisine with a modern twist.
Bedtime
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Countryside Adventure and Sunset Serenity

Morning
Escape the city and embark on a Phnom Penh Silk Islands Half-Day Bike Tour, where you'll cycle through picturesque villages and lush landscapes. Immerse yourself in the local way of life and enjoy the serene surroundings. For a mid-morning break, stop by a local cafe for a refreshing drink.
Afternoon
After the bike tour, continue your countryside exploration with a visit to the Silk Island (Koh Dach), known for its traditional silk weaving. Witness the intricate process of silk production and shop for high-quality textiles. Then, enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local eatery, savoring the flavors of the region.
Evening
As the day winds down, embark on a Phnom Penh Sunset Cruise with Unlimited Beer and Drinks, where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful sunset over the Mekong River. After the cruise, head to a recommended local restaurant for a farewell dinner, reminiscing about your unforgettable experiences in Phnom Penh.
Bedtime
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