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Top 5 trending things to do in Cambodia in 2021

By Unseentra Jan 19, 2021 3409

Let’s start by asking yourselves these questions, where will you treat yourself a holiday this year? and is it safe enough to travel in 2021? Well, during this pandemic, travel has become a rare activity and when you do travel, there are certain precautionary actions that are needed to protect yourself, family and people around. Though, in our beloved country, Cambodia, has been recognized as one of the lowest and well-organized to reduce the infection impacts, we are still in a state of emergency to join the world to reduce the spread of infection.


Imagine, if there is no pandemic, you may have the plan to visit at least one or two countries per year, this enables you to earn a visit to new places, gaining experiences and a life’s milestone. Meanwhile, you cannot do any of this now, where would you go? and what are the trend of visiting local attraction and exploring domestic tourism? So, in this article, you will find out what are the new travel trend for Cambodian people?

1.     Trekking & Hiking


As Cambodian people looks for more challenges in travel, trekking to the unseen places around Cambodia has become more common since 2019. People tend to trek in the mountainous area such as Kirirum National Park, Oral Mountain Summit, Knong Psa.etc. In this year 2021, this type of travel excursion will continue to rise as more and more people are looking to get away from mainstream places.

Picture : Solo Landscape 

2.     Long distance motorbike


In general, Cambodian are usually travel with family and their mean transportation are family car, minivan or bus. However, according to the significant growth of young mind adventure and the desire to explore the off-road track, especially in the young mind youth, long distance motorbike road trip has emerged to be one of the considered choices of travel. The other factor contributes to the rise of this type of trips is also the increasing number of travel Vlogger in social media showcasing about their dirt bike or road trip adventure around Cambodia.

3.     Fishing Activities


Well, the fishing activity has not known widely that it has become popular activity at the coastal area, however, you may once have been asked by your friend to do this fishing activity when you visit Kompot, Kep, Koh Kong and Sihanoulk Ville. These mentioned destinations are the top places to do the fishing tour, where you will spend half day or whole day fishing, doing BBQ on the boat.

4.     Cycling


As the city become more stressful and the restriction of travel is effective, Cycling has gained its popularity abruptly with more on the close-range cycling trip to outside the city of Phnom Penh, city sightseeing, cycling to visit local attractions. Especially, Local people often are looking for bike rental for the evening ride excursion in some city such as Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Battambang and Kompot. They view it as a fund healthy ride during their holiday.

Picture : Vana Adventure 

5.     Homestay


Homestay experience is not expected to be bombshell activity as cycling but youth are tending to do difference thing when they travel. They prefer to explore, staying with local family and eating with the local to learn and earn the experience of living the life that they aren’t living in the big city such as Phnom Penh. 

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