Phnom Penh is a hive of activity with plenty going on in and around the city to fill your days and nights with fun. Whether you want to learn to cook Khmer food, or tear it up on the trails, the city has it all.
Those seeking an adrenaline rush can jump aboard a quad bike and take a Blazing Trails.
A day spent racing round Phnom Penh’s only premiere go-karting track will also get the juices pumping. Kambol Kart Raceway’s 980-metre circuit is located on the outskirts of the city and takes in lush countryside.
To get a taste for the traditional, dance performances presented by Cambodian Living Arts take place every day from 7-8pm at the National Museum. The vibrant show presents an array of dances from Khmer and different ethnic minorities that reside in Cambodia.
Take a stylish trip down the river with Cambo Cruise. Their Silk Island lunch cruise offers a buffet and two-hour tuk-tuk tour of the scenic isle across the Mekong while their sunset dinner cruise features live traditional music and buffet dinner.
Budding snappers can develop their camera skills by signing up to a Nathan Horton Photography Tour. The trips, from one to 10 days, cater to a range in abilities and are designed to enable students to learn while exploring off-the-beaten-track Cambodia. They also aim to encourage photographers to dig deeper into the country’s culture while taking some great shots home to prove it.
There are several independent art galleries and centres helping to promote the local art scene that are well worth a visit. Java Arts Café serves up a delectable selection of great tea and coffee to accompany a very recommendable food menu. Each cafe has a gallery which regularly showcases local talent.
If you like the feel of cold steel and need to let one off now and again, then get along to Phnom Penh Shooting Range. They have a range of guns and other weapons for you to try on their range, while following only the strictest safety protocols.