Cambodia is charming country in the Southeast Asia and a worth visiting place for its mysterious beauty, unique history and friendly people. Despite of tumultuous history, Cambodia has moved on and proved itself as one of the hottest tourist destinations in the region. It cannot be denied that magnificent and impressive Angkor Wat - the largest religious monument in the world has made Cambodia well - known to the world, but it is not the only great thing to discover about the country. Besides ancient temples, Cambodia offers travelers natural sights of waterfalls, untouched islands, pretty beaches, jungles, cafe-culture in lively cities as well as peaceful countryside landscapes. Let’s explore any of our itineraries to have an interesting and memorable trip!
Visitors can travel Cambodia any time of the year, but the most popular time to travel would be October to April. The temperature is moderate and there is little rain.
The wet season is from May to late September.There will be much rain however and humidity increases. However, you shouldn’t be deterred from travelling because rain and high humidity makes the countryside lush and green and rivers full of water. Hence, it would be a great time for nature lovers to visit the floating villages or the flooded forests. In addition, during this season, the country is less crowded, making it ideal time for those visiting the sacred ancient temples.
While ASEAN member countries are offered a free visa with specific length of stay, travellers from other countries can get an Evisa or visa on arrival.
E-visa is now available for most nationalities, you can apply yourself at the official website or through us at https://greentoursindochina.com/apply-cambodia-evisa
VISA ON ARRIVAL
Visa on arrival is available for most nationalities at international airports or some land borders. You will need a passport with at least six months validity and a passport -sized photo for your visa application.
If you are not eligible for an e-visa or visa on arrival you may need to submit an application through Royal Embassies and Consulates of Cambodia.
The official currency is the Khmer Riel. American dollars are however widely accepted at most hotels, restaurants, shops, and attractions. It is highly recommended that you should have small dollar and Riel notes since these are more practical and economical for day-to-day purchases.
Travellers have very little to worry about in a country where health standards are relatively high. Vaccinations are not required to enter the Kingdom of Cambodia unless you are coming from a "yellow" infected area.
ATMs are available in big cities like Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang and Sihanoukville but are less common in small villages or rural areas. These ATMs also give out US dollars. Credit cards can be used at modern hotels, restaurants in the metro areas and tourist sites but cash will be needed in rural areas, so make sure you have enough cash before leaving urban areas.
Cambodia is a relatively safe country both in larger cities as well as in the rural countryside. Crime rates in general are very low. The most common issue reported are pickpockets when visiting crowded marketplaces or shopping areas. Be careful and keep an eye to your possessions and bags
The tap water is generally not recommended to drink anywhere in Cambodia. Bottled water is available at tourist sites, hotels, restaurants, and hot water or hot tea is generally offered with a meal at a restaurant.
Cambodia uses 230V, 50Hz AC electricity with A / C / G sockets being used. It is advisable to bring a converter.
Tips are not required in Cambodia however, it is appreciated to offer a small tip for tour guide, drivers and restaurant staff for exceptional service.
It is recommended that you should take medical insurance before you travel to Cambodia as Cambodia does not have reciprocal health service agreements with other nations.