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Travel Cambodia

Travel Guide

From the awe-inspiring famous ruins of Angkor to the emotional Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. The Kingdom of Cambodia has risen from its turbulent past and has transformed into a desired destination on the Southeast Asia loop. Explore an undiscovered coastline in the south, perfect for relaxing away from the heat of the city. Or join the hustle and bustle of Siem Reap with its buzzing ‘Pub Street’, a top hangout for travellers.

Cambodia Fast Facts


Languages Spoken

The official language of Cambodia is Khmer.



Name: Cambodian Riel (Also use USD)
Code: KHR
Symbol: ៛


Time Zones

Time Zone: Cambodia Standard Time (UTC +07:00)

Top cities in Cambodia

A past tainted with the traumas of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia is a country still finding its feet. But with ancient overgrown temples like Angkor, glowing phosphorus in the waters surrounding coastal Sihanoukville (think the Beach), bustling markets, vibrant bars and riverside cafes in Siem Reap you won't struggle to find a reason to fall in love with it!
Siem Reap
Siem Reap & Angkor Wat
The most visited spot in Cambodia is easily Siem Reap. Not only because it is home to international airports and acts as a traveler hub, connecting everyone to continue their travels with a decent selection of bars, restaurants and museums. The magnificent ancient ruins of Angkor Wat can also be found here. Ensure you put time aside to explore this enthralling complex of ancient temples that is sure to fascinate all who visit.
Phnom Penh local
Phnom Penh
Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh offers visitors the chance to see the true and real side of Cambodia away from the tourism of Siem Reap. Educate yourself on the country’s tragic past with Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the nearby Killing Fields. It’s safe to say, neither is for the faint hearted but are still important reminders of the country’s upsetting history to understand the Kingdom of Cambodia today.
Sihanoukville & The Coast
Sihanoukville & The Coast
Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s hotspot beach hangout and the nightlife is booming. It’s loved by backpackers from far and wide for its chilled-out atmosphere, tropical coastline and secret jungle parties. It’s also I good place to shuttle across to some of Cambodia’s more southern paradise islands, such as Koh Rong and Koh Rong Sanloem.
Battambang is a new, up and coming stop off on the Cambodian travel loop. It is super chilled, laid-back but has an authentic local feel. Enjoy some lunch in one of the riverside cafes, marvel at impressive temples and beautiful architecture, or even take a ride on the city’s bamboo train!

Fast Facts



Angkor beer is cheap, cheerful and cold all over and is often up for grabs on a happy hour pricing scheme. It is sold as draft beer and in the bottle. Bottles of local beer (0.5L) will usually set you back around $1.



Expect to stuff your face for next to nothing! Lunch or dinner will cost you around $1 and ‎$3 for local food in a market/ basic restaurant. If you're missing home (we all do), a western meal will cost you more.

tuk tuk

Taxi Ride

Ensure your haggling skills are at the ready and try and bag yourself the lowest fare. Make sure you also agree on the price before you hop in or they drive off. Motorbike taxis are the cheapest and will cost as low as $1 for 5-10km. Tuk-tuks are a little more expensive but shouldn't be more than $1.50 for a short ride.



The most common and easiest way to get around Cambodia is by bus or if you're an experienced rider or the daring type, then a motorbike is also an easy option. A large air-conditioned bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 6-7 hours and will cost around $20. IBIS Night buses are a great way to sleep through a long journey.



The best place for catching your beauty sleep will be in a guesthouse or hostel dorm. This will usually cost between ‎$5 and ‎$10, which is crazy cheap. But if you are feeling the need for some added comforts? Air-con, TV and rooms with other added bonuses will range from $17-$35.



Cambodia is one of the cheapest countries in Southeast Asia. Meaning you can live a life of luxury for no more than $30 a night! But if you're wanting a mega fancy night Cambodia's cities and resorts can deliver it from $40-$500.

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Cambodia Highlights






Angkor Wat

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Water Festival 

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Tuol Sleng Prison

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Teach Cambodia

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Cambodia Adventure Tours

Cambodia Shoestring
Cambodia on a Shoestring
A small country with a wealth of history and blessed with some of the world’s most enigmatic temples. Cambodia on a Shoestring kicks off in the bright lights of Bangkok and will weave you through colourful Cambodia, witnessing the magnificent Angkor Wat temple, the historic yet sombre site of the Killing Fields, Sihanoukville’s glittering turquoise waters, the incredible Mekong Delta and rounds it all off with the charm and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City.
10 days | Now from $639 - Save up to 20% 
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Ultimate Cambodian Adventure
History, both ancient and modern, is everywhere in Cambodia; whether you’re cycling in the shadows of the mighty Angkor Wat, wandering the streets of cosmopolitan Phnom Penh, or exploring the Irrawaddy in search of river dolphins, you can’t escape the pull of time that shaped – and continues to shape – this arresting land.


14 days | Now from $1,359 - Save up to 15%
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Cambodian food
Cambodia Experience
Stand in awe of the architectural achievement of Angkor Wat and contemplate the horrors of the Killing Fields at Phnom Penh. This nine-day trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to soak up the colours, culture, and history of this incredible region. Its natural beauty coupled with tumultuous history make Cambodia a truly fascinating destination.
9 days | From $949
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Is Cambodia safe?

Cambodia is a pretty safe country for travelers these days. Ensure you are streetwise and don’t hang about in cities late at night, then you should be safe and sound. There are a few scams here and there, but really most are very harmless and usually involve just a bit of commission for a taxi etc. Ensure your behaviour isn’t unwise, don’t accept drinks from strangers and keep your guard up when you need to.

Do I need a visa to travel to Cambodia?

Although you do need a visa to enter Cambodia it has now become an effortless process that can be now completed online. The Cambodia E-visa is ideal for international travelers from all over, however, there are some restrictions depending on where you are from. Ensure you take the time to go through all the details of the E-Visa process so that you are meeting all the desired requirements, (this means being super organised and doing your research on time). Once you have completed the application you will be asked to pay a fee and then your stay in Cambodia will be granted. The visa is valid for three months after issuance and available for those who intend to stay in Cambodia for no more than 30 days. *Visa and entry requirements are subject to change at any time. Please always check the current status with your applicable embassy prior to travel.

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