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The Interesting Places

Siem Reap, Angkor
Phnom Penh and Surrounding
Sihanoukville
Kampong Thom
Ratanakkiri
   


Angkor Temple at sunrise, Siem Reap
(Credit: Ny KeoPonha


Wat Sampov Pram on the top of historic Bokor Mountain. (Credit: Ny KeoPonha


Cambodian Silk


Kbal Chhay Waterfall, Sihanoukville


Countrysite View


Apsara, Seim Reap


The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

 

VISIT CAMBODIA

Getting to Cambodia

Most international visitors arrive in Cambodia by air at either Phnom Penh or Siem Reap Airport. An increasing number of airlines are operating in Cambodia in response to the Cambodian government's open sky policy.

Direct flights: from Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Mandalay, Seoul. The list of international airlines serving Cambodia includes; Bangkok Airways, China Southern Airlines, Dragonair, EVA Air, Lao Airlines, Air Mandalay, Malaysia Airlines, Mandarin Airlines, Mekong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Siem Reap Airways International, Silk Air, Royal Phnom Penh Airways, Thai Airways International,Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways and United Arab Emirates Airline.

Overland travel to Cambodia is possible through Thailand, Laos and Vietnam via border crossings. International visitors  can also enter Cambodia through Sihanoukville International Port.

Visa

Visa can be issued at the Consular Section, Royal Embassy in Canberra, Australia, address: No. 5 Canterbury Cres, Deakin ACT 2600. Please refer to the following link: Visaregulation 

E-visa is also available online at the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia: http://www.mfaic.gov.kh/ or https://www.evisa.gov.kh/.

Travelling around Cambodia

Air travel, bus, train, boat and taxi are all modes of transport available to tourists in Cambodia.

Where to stay

There are accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets in Cambodia, from 5-star luxury hotels to budget guesthouses. Please check the following link:

http://www.tourismcambodia.com/

http://www.canbypublications.com/      

http://www.yellowpages-cambodia.com/      

Currency / Banks / Credit Cards 

The official currency of Cambodia is the Riel however US dollars is widely accepted. It is however wise to carry some riel around with you for small purchases.

The acceptance of credit cards is increasing in Cambodia and you can get cash advances against your credit card at some major commercial banks.

Riel

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US$ 1 = 4000 to 4100 Riels

US dollar

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US dollar is generally accepted.

Credit cards

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Generally accepted at major hotels, shops, and banks

Travellers checks

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Generally accepted at major hotels, shops, and banks

Weather

Cambodia is situated within a tropical zone, where the average temperature is 27oC. There are two seasons: the monsoon season and the dry season. The rainy season lasts from May to October . The dry season lasts from November to April . Novermber to January is the coolest period.

Language

Official: Khmer Others: English, French, Chinese

Places to Visit

-City / Krong /Khet

Distance from Phnom Penh

--Place to visit

Phnom Penh

:

Museums, Palace,Watphnom

Krong Kep

:178 km

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National park, Beach

Sihanoukville :230km : Beach resort
Banteay Meanchey :351 km : Banteay Chhmar
Battambang :291 km : Eco-tourism
Kampong Cham :124 km : Temples and Lakes
Kampong Chhnang :93 km : Tolesap Lake
Kampong Speu :48 km : Kirrirom National Park, Oudong  
Kampong Thom :162 km : Sambo Prey Kuk
Kampot :148 km : Beach resort
Kandal :13 km : Koh dach, handmade industries
Koh Kong :281 km : Beach resort

Kratie

:340 km

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Dophin

Mondulkiri :543 km : Mountain resort, waterfall
Preah Vihear :543 km : Preah Vihear Temple
Prey Veng :91 km : Zoo
Pursat :168 km : Handmade industries
Rattanakiri :636 km : Mountain resort, Water falls
Siem Reap :314 km : Angkor, Roluos, Kulen
Stung Treng :481 km : Eco tourism
Svay Rieng :124 km :  
Takeo :87 km : Zoo and Temples
Uddor Meancheay :469 km : Eco tourism  


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The Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Canberra
5 Canterbury Crescent, Deakin, ACT 2600, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 6273 8064, Fax: +61 2 6273 1053
Email: CambodianEmbassy@ozemail.com.au