why travel to cambodia

Cambodia is a place that will make your imagination soar, take you on a trip through time, and bring tears to your eyes.

You will have the opportunity to experience and visualize the glorious past when temples were raised and cities created for the glorification of the kings and deities.

In Siem Reap you can visit the renowned Angkor Wat (largest religious monument in the world), Angkor Thom, Banteay Srei, Ta Phrom, Bayon, and dozens of other temples and temple ruins.

You could easily spend a couple of weeks and not see all the temples in the area. The Cambodians have made Siem Reap an easy destination to visit, so what are you waiting for?

Phnom Phen is the capital of Cambodia and is worth visiting (6 hours by car, or 45 minutes flying from Siem Reap). Take the opportunity to learn first hand about the Khmer Rouge regime that devastated the country over 30 years ago.

For the brave of heart, a visit to The Killing Fields and Toul Sleng Genocide Museum are somber reminders that we must do everything possible to avoid repeating mistakes of the past.

I trip to Cambodia will leave you with lasting memories of its history, its friendly people, and the amazing culture.

Enjoy Cambodia and safe travels!

Cambodia at a glance

Cambodia Travel Guide


The official language in Cambodia is Khmer.


Cambodia's official currency is the Cambodian Riel (currency code KHR). One Euro/US dollar is equal to roughly 4,400-4,000 KHR. Click on the icon for the daily conversion rate.


With a territory of 181,035 square kilometers, Cambodia is the 26th largest country in Asia. Located in mainland Southeast Asia, and shares its borders with Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, the Gulf of Thailand


Cambodia is a lower-middle-income country that has an open market economy.. Backpackers can survive at around $25 per day, while mid-range travelers spend between $40 and $60 per day on average.


Cambodia is pretty safe for travelers, but like elsewhere in Southeast Asia, it does have its share of petty crime – and troubles with the police. So long as you're aware of the issues, you'll no doubt have a safe trip. It is recommended to have Travel Insurance when traveling to Cambodia.

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Cambodia 1-week Itinerary

This Cambodia travel itinerary begins with the country’s busiest city of Siem Reap, visit Angkor Wat and many others incredible temples.

Continue your trip to Phnom Phem and explore the history of this fascinating country.

With this itinerary, you will get to see some of the most awe-inspiring places to visit in Cambodia, and it gives you the opportunity to see all the best things to do, one destination at a time.

Cambodia Travel Tips

If you are planning a trip to Cambodia, this is a perfect place for you to start.  This Cambodia Travel Tips guide has all you need to know before your trip.

Find out about visa requirements, pricing, where to stay, safety, the best time to go, and much more for your Cambodia trip…

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