Thanks to magnificent Angkor temples, secluded beaches in Sihanoukville, charming villages in mountains, colorful markets, mysterious Mekong river, diverse culture and friendly people, Cambodia is now a hot holiday destinations for international tourists. A tour to Cambodia always guarantees you satisfaction beyond expectations.
How to travel to Cambodia
Siem Reap and Phnom Penh are two biggest cities of this cuontry and it is mose convenient if there is a direct flight from your country to one of these cities. If not, it will not be a problem as Cambodia shares the land border with Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Therefore there are some options as below.
1. From Thailand - Tourists can take the direct flight to Siem Reap or from Phnom Penh with CambodiaAngkorAir, BangkokAirways or Thaiairways which takes about an hour. If you want to travel to Cambodia by land from Bangkok to visit tourist sites and beautiful countryside, it is advised to book a private transfer. Should you want a cheaper option, take the tourist bus which will take around 9 hours, can be more or less as it depends on how crowed it is at the border.
2. From Vietnam - There are direct flights from Ho Chi Minh city, Hanoi, Danang to Phnom Penh or Siem Reap with CambodiaAngkorAir or Vietnamairlines. You can also take the bus to Phnom Penh from Ho Chi Minh City via Moc Bai border gate. The ticket is around US$12 per ticket and the journey is 6 hours long. Another option is to visit Mekong delta in Vietnam then take the speed boat to Phnom Penh from Chau Doc - the Mekong delta province of Vietnam.
3. From Laos - You can take the flight with Vietnamairlines or Laosairlines to Siem Reap or Phnom Penh from Vientiane or Luang Prabang. However, please check the date and time carefully because there are not many airline operating these routes. Some packbackers or adventurers cross the land border at Stung Treng, but it is not recommended because we have been reported some problems with paperworks, visa, transportation or accommodation.
If you are planning a tour to Cambodia, Angkor temples must be included as it is the highlight of any tour packages to Cambodia or Southeast Asia. Cambodia tour packages should not be too long because there is not much to see except for the Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat. To compare, the scenery, beaches, floating markets or ethnic villages in Vietnam... are nicer to visit. Therefore, a combined Vietnam and Cambodia tour package is highly recommended to make your holiday more beautiful.
Vietnam and Cambodia are safe countries to travel, Vietnamese and Cambodian are mainly buddhist who are friendly, honest and kind-hearted. Vietnam and Cambodia tour is highly praised by tourists if if you have a plan to visit Vietnam and Cambodia, please visit our website: www.vivutravel.com, send us your inquiry and our travel specialists will send back a perfect tour package at most reasonable price for your consideration.