Essential guide to an unforgettable journey in Cambodia
Embark on a captivating journey through Cambodia, a nation of enchanting contrasts and cultural treasures. Wander through the mystical temples, delve into the heart of Khmer civilization, and savor the flavors of Cambodian cuisine. Whether you're drawn to the historical wonders, cultural richness, or the serene landscapes, Cambodia promises a travel experience that transcends expectations. Join us on this immersive chapter of "Cambodia Travel Guide" as we unveil the diverse facets of this remarkable destination, inviting you to discover the hidden gems and unique charm that make Cambodia an extraordinary place to explore.
The Cambodia overview offers comprehensive information about its geographical location, official language, weather, time zone, attractive places, and much more. This guide helps you prepare before arriving in the country and answers all your questions during and after your travels.
- Area: Approximately 181,040 square kilometers
- Population: Around 16 million inhabitants
- Capital: Phnom Penh
- Official Language: Khmer
- Currency: Cambodian Riel (KHR)
- Time Zone: GMT+7 (Asia/Phnom_Penh)
- Geographical Location: Southeast Asia, sharing borders with Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
- Climate: Tropical monsoon climate with distinct wet and dry seasons.
- Regions: Western, Northwestern, Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern
- UNESCO Heritage Sites: Angkor, Temple of Preah Vihear
What is the best time to visit Cambodia
The ideal time to explore Cambodia falls between November and April, marked by minimal rainfall. This period boasts clear blue skies, creating a perfect setting for a tranquil getaway, particularly along the southern coast.
Or plan your trip to this country month by month
What is the most beautiful region in Cambodia ?
Discovering the most beautiful region in Cambodia is a matter of personal preferences, as this captivating country unfolds a tapestry of diverse landscapes and cultural wonders.
Ancient temples hidden in the jungle, crumbling ruins on mountain tops, colorful lakeside villages, vibrant floating markets, scenic waterfalls in untouched n... View all
In eastern Cambodia, the diverse landscapes and communities challenge the common perception of the country being solely defined by rice fields and palm trees.... View all
The centre of Cambodia, around the Tonle Sap and Mekong Delta, is topographically characterized by a low-lying alluvial plain View all
The south of Cambodia is incredibly diverse, from the dense and remote tropical mountains and national parks in the west to the picturesque islands in the sou... View all
Which Cambodia tours to choose?
Discover our collection of favorite tours, which have captured the hearts of hundreds of our travelers. It provides everything you can expect from a dream journey.
10-Day Journey through South Vietnam and Cambodia
Uncover the charm of South Vietnam and the allure of Cambodia on this captivating journey. Explore vibrant cities, historic sites, and the enchanting landscapes of the Mekong Delta and the mighty Mekong River. From the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City to the ancient wonders of Angkor, experience the best of these two incredible destinations.
5-Day Classic Cambodia: Siem Reap to Phnom Penh Journey
Experience Cambodia's allure in a captivating 5-day journey. Begin in Siem Reap with an Angkor Temple exploration, then transfer to Phnom Penh for a captivating city tour before departing.
12-Day Cambodia Delight: From Temples to Beach Bliss
Embark on a captivating 12-day Cambodian adventure, from Siem Reap's temple wonders to the rustic charm of Battambang, the rich history of Phnom Penh, and the serene island paradise of Koh Rong. Discover the heart of Cambodia in all its diversity!
From Halong Bay to Angkor Temples in 15 Days
You only have 15 days but want to visit two countries, Vietnam and Cambodia? This 15-day Vietnam-Cambodia tour is designed for you! You will first explore the north of Vietnam, starting with the thousand-year-old capital of Hanoi, the magnificent Halong Bay, and the terrestrial Halong Bay. Then, you will journey down to the central region to visit the former imperial capital of Hue and the charming old town of Hoi An. Moving south, you'll travel up the Mekong River to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, before continuing to Siem Reap to discover the spectacular Angkor temples.
Frequently asked questions for your trips
1. What are the Cambodian visa requirements?
2. What is the best time to visit Cambodia?
3. Given the proximity to Vietnam and Cambodia, can we enjoy an extension to Laos or Thailand?
4. Can we start the journey in Cambodia and finish it in Vietnam?
5. How to get to Cambodia from Vietnam?
Planning a holiday in Cambodia
Before embarking on your trip to explore Cambodia, we offer you the most useful information for hassle-free planning. This includes pre-travel requirements such as obtaining a visa, practical tips for your trip, and other essential elements. Save it now!
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