The Best of Cambodia in 25 Instagram Photos

Photo of Marissa
12 February 2017

Cambodia is full of Instagram worthy snaps, from its pristine beaches to its rugged tropical jungle and everything in between. We take a look at 25 photos that showcase the Kingdom of Wonder’s captivating charm.

Koh Rong

Sitting off the coastal town of Sihanoukville, Koh Rong is Cambodia’s largest island and a popular retreat with the backpacking crowd. Boasting white beaches and clear turquoise waters, the island is a perfect spot to get away from it all.

🌊🌴👙#VSCOcam #beach #sea #travel #asia #nature

A photo posted by ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀L I Z A Z E B R E V A (@lizachkazebreva) on

Angkor Wat Archeological Park

Angkor Wat Archeological Park is Cambodia’s main draw. Home to the incredible Angkor Wat, Bayon, Ta Prohm and hundreds more temples, it makes for some great Instagram opportunities.

Incredible Angkor Wat ⠀⠀
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A photo posted by TRAVEL COUPLE NICK & HANNAH 🇳🇱 (@saltinourhair) on


Saffron robe clad monks sheltering themselves from the sun with umbrellas or collecting early morning offerings are a common sight across Cambodia.


The Northeastern province of Mondulkiri is home to sprawling jungle and rainforest, as well as the country’s surviving elephant population.

Cheap Drinks

Visitors to Cambodia will be delighted by the happy hour bargain deals to be snapped up.

Yo tan débil y los precios tan bajos 😫#SiemReap #Cambodia #TakeMyMoney 🇰🇭 💸💰

A photo posted by Rodrigo Hernández (@rodrigo10hdez) on

City Sunsets

The sun setting on the capital, with beautiful colours reflected on the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, make for popular shots.

Pub Street

No visit to Siem Reap is complete without a trip to Pub Street, where you can party to pounding music, until the early hours.

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Thousands flock daily to Angkor Wat at 5am to watch the sun peak from behind the temple’s iconic spires.

#sunrise #pourfairechangement #4amwakeup 😴 #angkorwat #cambodia

A photo posted by Émilie B.M. (@em.b.m) on

Otres Beach

Otres Beach, near Sihanoukville, is a chilled place to kick back and relax.

#utpåtur #lovethis #winterwonderland #cambodia #ankor #otresbeach #verdenrundt

A photo posted by Ida Holt (@ida.holt) on

Ta Prohm

Thrust into the Hollywood spotlight when providing the backdrop for scenes in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Ta Prohm and its famous roots feature heavily on Instagram.

Khmer Hospitality

The famous Cambodian smile coupled with kind hearts make for great Instagram material.

Soirée à Phnom Penh avec les locaux ! On a appris comment trinquer : jul mouy ! #cambodia #phnompenh #weekend

A photo posted by Cécile 🎈 (@ccilouu) on

The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda

The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh are popular with both tourists and locals.

#royalpalace #cambodia #phnompenh

A photo posted by Sandy.L (@sandylolita1120) on

Bokor Mountain

Bokor Mountain in Kampot offers sweeping views across the country.

Looking for some Taco Bell. #cambodia #bokormountain #notacobellinsight

A photo posted by Whitney (@miss.whitness) on

Cardamom Mountains

The rural Cardamom Mountains are popular with trekkers.

Wat Phnom

Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh is a sacred temple that can be explored by visitors.

Preah Vihear

Taking the time to reach off-the-beaten-track Preah Vihear is rewarded with stunning scenery and access to iconic temples, minus the crowds of Angkor Wat.

Koh Kong

Koh Kong and its tropical jungle, rivers, waterfalls and mountains offer some real respite.

Koh Dach

Cycling around Koh Dach, or Silk Island, near Phnom Penh is a great way to spend the day.

អូនទៅហើយ #kohdach #cycling #cambodiaviews

A photo posted by RVR (@rath_rvr) on

Foodie Shots

Cambodia’s food is a popular post on Instagram.

Cambodian green mango salad. Made it myself!#phnompenh #khmerfood #realfood

A photo posted by Craig Fear (@fearlesseating) on


Mischevious monkeys can be seen roaming the streets, especially around Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh.

#monkey #countdownbegins 🛫⛵️🐒

A photo posted by 🇹🇷 Yasmine Alice (@imyasminealice) on

Crazy Road Habits

Cambodia’s crazy road habits make for great Instagram posts!

Cute Kids

Kids screaming ‘hello’ is a daily occurrence in Cambodia.

#cambodia #naiveyounggirls #friends #howareyou #beautifulgirls #ontheroad #seeyousoon

A photo posted by @fotografo_jerome on

Rural Cambodia

Cambodia’s stunning countryside make for super Instagram posts.


A photo posted by 🙋🏻E.N (@emngv) on

Moto Madness

More moto madness. No words needed…

Så kan man sku snakke om kør-selv ferie på knallerten…

A photo posted by Jesper Holm Larsen (@jesperholmlarsen) on


Tranquil Kampot is an Instagram addict’s dream.


A video posted by Stephanie (@lovetheone) on

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