Cambodia Travel

An unforgettable trip in Cambodia

Among the foreign tours which are considered the most attractive at present, Cambodia and Thailand are the preferred choices of the majority of tourists. In particular, Vietnam-Cambodia tours are more and more popular and have an increasing number of tourists because this is the most easy-going tour with the convenient route. Here are some instructions for Vietnamese travelers when they want to pay Cambodia Trip.

Cambodia Trip

In Cambodia, you can use its currency. 1 Riel equals 4 Vietnam Dong or you can use US dollars which 4000 Riel equals 1 USA. Cambodians use US dollars here, so you should not worry about whether or not to change the USA to Riel. Clothing and Passport (always carry around in case people asking) are very necessary. You are advised to prepare maps of Phnom Penh and Siemreap and search information about places where you intend to go. Moreover, you are advised to bring some medicines in case you do not feel well.

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Firstly, you should visit Angkor. It was the site of the capital of the Khmer Empire. Angkor in Siem Reap is a symbol of Cambodia, a masterpiece of architecture and unique art which has gone into legend. Featured in Angkor, there is Angkor Wat, a place to keep more than 1,800 different statues built from 5 million tons of sandstones.  Not far from Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Angkorian Empire in which the most famous temple is the Bayon with giant mysterious smile faces. Therefore, visiting Angkor, tourists feel like being lost in an ancient world marked by solemn and miracle temples. It sells tickets for a day tour is $ 20, two days $ 40, plus rent tuk-tuk took $ 12 more a day. After an exciting day of sightseeing at the temples of Angkor, it is better that you enjoy delicious food in a good restaurant.

Visit the floating village will be another option for you. Those that want to discover  the fishermen’s way of life will want to visit Tonle Sap Lake. This is Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake. It is extremely wonderful to observe how the fishermen live. Wooden houses are built on long, sturdy stilts to avoid getting soaked by the flooding that makes this area so perfect for fishing.

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Siem Reap is surrounded by an incredible mass of country sides that provide a quiet and peaceful feeling compared to the noisy and crowded city. The latest adventure trend here is to go biking where you can wander along the orange dirt roads and beautiful green lands and then watch the sunset over the paddy fields. At night, the Angkor Night Market will satisfy you with Khmer artwork, local handicrafts and tasty street food. The best part is that it is just a two-minute walk from Pub Street, so you can make it part of the evening recreational activities here.

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Located in downtown Siem Reap, Pub Street is glorious with so many houses and a bustling nightlife. They called it Pub Street West because every night is very crowded and it is a gathering place for foreign tourists to visit, purchase and enjoy the specialties in this neighborhood. If you have daytime excursions to explore the famous temples in Siem Reap, the night is the time you should dedicate yourself in a relaxing, funny place and make more friends in the Pub Street.

On the next day, you can go to the bus station to buy tickets to Phnom Penh. You also can book tickets in advance. From Siem Reap to Phnom Penh also takes about 4-5 hours.

Cambodia trip

As one of the attractions that visitors can not miss while they visit Phnom Penh, it is the Royal Palace. Royal Palace, Phnom Penh is a complex of buildings, the residence of the royal family. This is also the place where normally the national essential ceremonies take place. Opening hours are from 8am to 11am and 14pm – 17pm. Moreover, another famous tourist attraction is Bokor Hill Station. Bokor Hill Station near Kampot was built by the French in the 1920s. It has since been abandoned twice, first in the 1940s when the Japanese people invaded Cambodia and again in the 1970s when the Khmer Rouge caused massive damages and sufferings for the country. Today, Bokor Hill Station and its abandoned buildings bring about the mysterious and scary feelings.

After visiting all famous beauty spots in Cambodia, you can come back to Vietnam and never forget this interesting trip. Cambodia has its own beauty and outstanding features. Because Cambodia is the neighboring country of Vietnam, traveling to this great nation is very easy and inexpensive. Everyone should leave all the working stuff and busy life away for a while and take a relaxing visit to Cambodia trip for both relaxation and excitement.

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