Cambodia Travel Guide

Plan your holiday to Cambodia with our handy travel guide resources that cover all you'll need to know before you go. You'll find information on top destinations to visit and when best to see these places plus details on what visa you'll need and how to get one. There's tips on what pre-travel health precautions you'll need to take, what currency you'll need and where to find ATMs with plenty more topics covered. You can see what our travellers think of our Cambodia tours and what multi-touring combinations we offer with neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia. Cambodia's crowning glory - the spectacular temples of Angkor - is covered in detail with two comprehensive guides on how to plan your visit and which temples you need to see.

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Best Places to Visit

Don't miss out on these top attractions from ancient ruins to pristine islands and more

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Best Time to Visit

Information on Cambodia's seasons and climate so you can pick the best time to go

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Loads of useful tips on everything from currency to cuisine, shopping to tipping.

Visas

Tourist Visas

Details on the type of visa you'll need to visit Cambodia and how to obtain one

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Multi-country Tours

Why stop at Cambodia? Visit more of Southeast Asia with our tour combinations

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Traveller Reviews

Find out why our travellers love our tours to Cambodia and the local guides we use

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Visiting Angkor Wat

A must read for planning a trip to iconic Angkor Wat with tips on top spots for sunrise

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Temples of Angkor

The top 10 temples to visit in the Angkor temple complex including Bayon

Get to know Cambodia

Recommended Reading

  • Survival in the Killing Fields
    by Haing Ngor
  • First They Killed My Father
    by Loung Ung
  • A Dragon Apparent
    by Norman Lewis
Did you know...?

Facts about Cambodia

  • The Cambodian flag is the only national flag that has an image of a building, its national symbol Angkor Wat.
  • The birth rate in Cambodia is 3x higher than the death rate with half the current population younger than 15 years old.
  • Cambodia is still one of the most landmine affected countries in the world with over 25,000 amputees.

Cambodia Travel Advice for Australian Travellers

Safety of our travellers is paramount and we keep informed of current travel guidance on Cambodia. We recommend that you check the latest travel updates from Smart Traveller when planning your trip.

Flying to Cambodia from Australia:

The flight time from Australia to Cambodia varies between 10 to 18 hours depending on which city in Australia you are departing from and the airline you fly with. There are no direct flights from Australia to Cambodia and most airlines will make a stop somewhere in Asia before reaching Cambodia. From Melbourne some of the fastest flight options are with Jetstar via Singapore and Vietnam Airlines via Saigon. Jetstar are also a good option from Perth along with Air Asia via Kuala Lumpur. A number of our Cambodia tours combine with neighbouring Vietnam and will start in either Hanoi or Saigon and end in Siem Reap. For such a route you can book what's known as an open jaw ticket, flying into one city and departing from another with Singapore Airlines via Singapore a great option. You can use Skyscanner to search for flight deals from Australia to Cambodia.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Cambodia Tourist Organisation site and the latest Cambodia Weather Updates from the BBC.