5 mentions in Best country in Southeast Asia for a 10 day stay?
Tony W. said, "...here. We loved Cambodia. It's a bit more off the beaten path than Thailand, but it's pretty hard to argue with Angkor Wat- it's truly amazing. We wrote up our full thought son Siem Reap/Angkor and Phnom Penh here. Northern Thailand..." See More
Debbie L. said, "...Beware of your belongings there. The monkeys will take them! There's also a cool street market nearby.In Cambodia, of course there's Angkor Wat for its stunning ancient temples. Good luck in making your decision! :)..." See More
claus a. said, "...I would suggest Camodia. When it comes to temples and ancient culture the Angkor Wat is the number one in Southeast Asia. And the cuisine is quite interesting in Cambodia too. You could combine it with a visit to either Bangkok or..." See More
Karlo d. said, "...well hand in hand. Can't avoid it, but you can minimize tourist activity depending on which temples you go to. In Angkor Wat, you're probably going to be with hundreds and possibly thousands of people (that's per temple by the way)...." See More
Juanma S. said, "...entirely democratic. It is more rural than Thailand, but also less crowded with tourists than Thailand, except of course the great Angkor Wat. It is a virgin country for tourists and therefore best for "adventurous", but also less secure. Vietnam is..." See More
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claus a. said, "...say as you will otherwise not see anything but the roads you are traveling on from one place to the other. Angkor Wat is the most obvious site in Cambodia and you should give it at least 2 days there. And get..." See More
Jacey & Scott M. said, "...ton of press and may not be the same in a few years from now. Clearly, you have amazing temples ( Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm TempleThe Bayon, Angkor Thom) but the city itself was surprisingly, incredibly enjoyable. Plenty of restaurants (head..." See More
Zay h. said, "...Cambodia is small but it has many things to see and to do, for some people Angkor Wat is all about traveling to this beautiful country, yes, its true but thats not all the trends, go to remote area and live the..." See More
Katerina P. said, "...Cambodia is a special country. I really enjoyed Siem Reap. Angkor Wat and Pub St are the main attractions in the city. I went in March when it was very hot so be sure to stay hydrated. It's worth it to see..." See More
John V C. said, "...Like everyone else said, Angkor Wat, that's basically mandatory. Try to make it for sunrise at the "main" temple otherwise you'll be there with hundreds of other tourists instead of dozens. But I'm surprised no one said to see the Floating..." See More
sinal m. said, "...tour guide to get fast and unique experience over culture, lifestyle of the people out there, history etc. Great temples are Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm Kel Temple, Banteay Srei, Phnom Bakheng, and lastly you should use your one hour..." See More
Christie .. said, "...costs $40 (same cost for 2 days). So, my recommendation is that if you truly only have one day to explore Angkor Wat, you should get a 1 day pass and explore as many temples as you can possibly handle. I..." See More
Scott M. said, "...schedule the day and time. His brother gave us the temple tour and it was fantastic. We started at sunrise at Angkor Wat. Before most people left, he took us over to Ta Prohm Kel Temple and we pretty much had..." See More
claus a. said, "...The top ancient site in the region you mention has to be Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Really a no miss in my opinion. For Vietnam I would suggest that you Cruise Halong Bay or the Mekong Delta. Halong Bay has the most..." See More
David R. said, "...Hi Mia, You can visit Angkor Wat and then head down the Mekong into Vietnam, see Saigon. You can go to Nha Trang to hang out on the beach. Hanoi and Halong Bay are both worth seeing, as is Sa Pa and..." See More
elleroi c. said, "...Definitely go to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat. The ruins are beautiful but unfortunately the food there is awful. In Vietnam the food is awesome and so are the people. Definitely try to hit Hoi An... plan a couple of..." See More
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Julian W. said, "...In Siem Reap: visit Angkor Wat complex (1-3 days) and some other surrounding temples. In Hanoi: Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One pillar pagoda, Museum of Vietnamese History, Ethnology museum, military museum, Hanoi Old Quarter Hotel, water puppetry, Công ty..." See More
Sina S. said, "...Siem Reap sightseeing you can do 1 day temple tour for if you have short time here. I can suggest you Angkor Wat Small tour, all the main temples are in this tour such as Angkor Wat temple, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm..." See More
Jacey & Scott M. said, "...time around. They have so much more in depth knowledge, and can point out little details. Our favorites were, of course, Angkor Wat -try to go for sun up. After the sun rises, head over to a different temple because everyone else..." See More
3 mentions in Best places to visit in 2 weeks?
Jacey & Scott M. said, "...Siem Reap is one of my favorite places of all time. Not just the spectacular temples ( Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm Temple, The Bayon) but just the city itself. I adored walking around Pub St and both the day and night..." See More
Mia L. said, "...just in case. I was a great and different experience! In Siem Reap we spent four nights.. One full day touring Angkor Wat. It was AMAZING!!! Some people get 2 or 3 day passes as there are so many temples to..." See More
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Corey B. said, "...the way you can visit Hoi An , Hue , Da Nang . But if you want to Siem Reap / Angkor Wat, then only can start in the big cities like Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi . If traveling..." See More
Hat N. said, "...2 weeks is a little tight for two countries, since Angkor Wat will take you at least 4 days, plus travel time. Siem Reap is closer to southern Vietnam , so I would focus on Mekong Delta area, Saigon , a beach..." See More
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Laurie B. said, "... Angkor Wat in Siem Riep: We encountered masses of tourists, bus loads. So many people, both children and adults asking for money. You can't cross the street without being approached by someone asking for money. it was heartbreaking. Having said this it..." See More
Bryan R. said, "...Would definitely have to say Angkor Wat. Yes, you have to be there at crack of sparrow's to avoid standing in line for an hour to buy tickets, and even then you're going to have to deal with crowds inside and..." See More
Megan B. said, "...Garden Village Guesthouse which was cheap and had a lovely atmosphere :) The must see place in SR is of course Angkor Wat. Your guesthouse will be able to arrange a tuk tuk to take you there but once inside I..." See More
Alex J. said, "...taxi or tuktuk will be convenient and cheap. If this is your first time to Cambodia and you want to visit Angkor Wat I would recommend an early pre-sunrise start. But instead of fighting for a spot at the main West entrance,..." See More
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Carole K. said, "...specific to 4 countries - much easier: - Keeping Hạ Long Bay - Mũi Né Sand Dunes - Hoi An - Angkor Wat- Phnom Penh for Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum & Choeung Ek Genocidal Center - Kampot pepper farms & Kep..." See More
Carole K. said, "...in Bali, Indonesia - Tea Plantations of Cameron Highlands - Kuang Si Waterfall Luang Prabang Laos - All of Myanmar - Angkor Wat I could add so many other places but I guess it all depends on the type of trip you..." See More
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Craig C. said, "...So many places to see....some places would highly recommend would be Cambodia (notably the amazing Khmer Cities of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, The Bayon, etc that are near Siem Reap), Jerusalem (not sure any city in the world would come close..." See More
Alan S. said, "...One of my favorites is Angkor Wat in Siem Reap Cambodia. It is amazing. It is also becoming more and more popular. Right now there are no restrictions in entering, climbing on and exploring the various sites. However, I can see in..." See More
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Carole K. said, "...Craig! I would highly recommend Old Bagan - we visited the ancient city during our 8th month of traveling after visiting Angkor Wat and Borobudur - the feel is quite different. The temples of Bagan are spread out, you can spend the..." See More
Mira A. said, "...Yes! Compared to Angkor Wat, I like Old Bagan more. The view is amazing and exploring the temples with bicycle is quite an experience for me. Before going to Bagan you can stopped by at Inle Lake and going to Taunggyi...." See More
Rodger W. said, "... Angkor Wat is a tousand year old temple, one of the largest ever built. The size the complexity and sheer brilliance of it, can notbe missed, but there Iis 200 other temples in the near vicinity (20klms) ) all in the one..." See More
Jeff L. said, "...You can spend two days there just visiting temples. Angkor Wat is only one of many vast and palatial temples in the area. Angkor-Thom is well worth a visit as well. If you can, hire a guide with a car to take..." See More
Katerina P. said, "...it was the right amount of time to get a good feel for the city. One day was spent touring around Angkor Wat. It was very hot when I was there in March so make sure you bring lots of water..." See More
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Drew H. said, "...I agree with Vicky I: You absolutely should check out Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia (http://www.travelfish.org/location/cambodia/western_cambodia/siem_reap/angkor). Set aside at least three days or so, and I can guarantee this will be one of - not the - highlight(s) of your trip...." See More
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Mark P. said, "...Sandwich Islands, and Panama Canal but that doesn't mean I'm finished :-) Places still left include: Machu Picchu, Victoria Falls, Serengeti, Angkor Wat, Luang Prabang, Ayers Rock, Florence, Skeleton Coast Park, Timbuktu, Patagonia (Argentina), Denali National Park, Gallipoli Peninsula, Tibet and..." See More
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Mark P. said, "...the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg (Russia) If you are interested in iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites then Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, Petra, Alhambra, Acropolis of Athens, Havana, and Machu Picchu. Natural beauty would include Ilulissat Isfjord, South Georgia and..." See More
Joel W. said, "...Chi Tunnels)... You can then go overland as we did including the Mekong River, Phnom Penh, Krong Preah Sihanouk, Siem Reap Angkor Wat... Then into Thailand See my answer for a similar question here http://www.trippy.com/a/565cdf8be4b04e0acb1d060b/5624cb99e4b057c071025554 I would agree with Gilli Singer..." See More
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