Frequently Asked Questions about Cambodia
What are the best Cambodia Packages offered by Pickyourtrail?
What should you pack for Cambodia travel?
Light-coloured clothing, refillable water bottle, sunscreen, comfortable shoes/flip ons & universal traver adaptor are the essentials for a Cambodia vacation.
What is the currency of Cambodia?
The Cambodian Riel is the currency of Cambodia. 1 INR = approx 57 Cambodian Riel.
What are the languages spoken in Cambodia?
Khmer is the official language of Cambodia and is spoken by about 95% of the population. Chinese, Vietnamese & English are also quite popular, although if you hit the smaller villages it can get difficult communicate in these languages and hence learning little Khmer can help you get far.
What is the time difference between India and Cambodia?
Cambodia is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of India.
When is the best time to travel to Cambodia?
Cambodia has weather conditions which strike a balance between warm and sunny conditions throughout the year and the temperature doesn't dip below (20°C) normally. If you are one of those travellers who feel like travelling when there is less crowd, then you can embark on a trip from May till early October.
What is the ideal duration of stay in Cambodia?
The ideal time to spend in Cambodia in order to explore the best of Phnom Penh, Kampot, Siem Reap will be around 3-4 days. The temple visits in these top places can be done at leisure within the first two days after which you can visit the prime places like Koh Rong island, Rabbit Island of Kep, or even be all game for a motorcycle tour to explore the remote parts of the country.
What is the Cambodia Visa process for Indians?
What are the must-visit places in Cambodia?
When you are touring Cambodia, make it a point to check out the beauty infested plains, art decorated Central Market, the ever glorious Royal Palace and the National Museum which boasts of historical and archaeological exhibits. Another must visit destination at Cambodia would be ruins of Angkor Wat temple complex.
Holidays In Cambodia
This country is filled with many activities. So, the first visit would be to the Angkor Wat. This is one of the most inspired monuments surrounded by the vast moat. It is known as the ‘temple that is a city’. It is the perfect combination of architectural ambition and spirituality. One of the things to look for is either the sunrise or the sunset at the temple. After the cultural highlights, you would be looking for some fun activities on your Cambodia travel packages. One of them is the Gibbon spotting; this activity has become really popular over the years. Walking in a dense forest along with the guide with animal sounds audible from far and all of a sudden you are encountering some rare gibbons. If you are a nature lover and animal enthusiast, this activity is for you. The marine life in Cambodia should not be missed. The life underneath in the tropical waters is beautiful with stunning coral reefs and a must add to your Cambodia tour package.
Southeast Asian Gem
Cambodia tours, occupied with ancient temples and untouched coastlines is a holiday destination. Travellers who are ready to explore the broken paths to the places in Cambodia Tour Packages from India (at an affordable cost). The country is very well recognized for its diversity. Regardless of your plan to visit the temples or the historic museums or maybe even for adventure trips, the country has the touch of everything for everyone. Even though it’s known for its historical scenes, it does have adventure traits for the backpackers.
Cambodia has a lot of diving spots like Koh Rong, Koh Rong Saloem, Koh Kon, Koh Tang, and Koh Prins. Kayaking is the next water activity and there is no shortage of places to do that. You have the chance to combine other activities with this like cycling or a jungle trek. Whatever suits you the best, usually ocean kayaking is preferred. Next on the list is to see the Planktons glow in the night at Koh Rong. You can relax on the beach, having drinks and walking alongside the deep water which glows at night just like in the movie, The Beach. It is a sight that shouldn’t be missed on your Cambodia holiday packages. And there is something for the brave travelers, you can snorkel and watch the water glow as you move around. After all, the adrenaline hit the beach at Sihanoukville, the coastal gateway where you can find cool beach bungalows and relax with a cup of fruit shakes. So many activities, but not sure how to plan all this? Our Cambodia holiday tour packages from India are handcrafted by our experts and can be customized based on your interest and preferences so that you don’t miss anything.
Best time to go
There are only two seasons, wet and dry. Wet season is from May to October and in some case of downpour does not affect the travel. Dry season is from November to March and the crowd is high during the dry season. So if you are planning to avoid the crowd and go when the prices are lower it is between May and early October. But just in case pack your raincoats cause you never know.
Cambodia Sightseeing tour
People usually travel to Cambodia with the prospect of viewing the many spectacular temples, beautiful beaches and to be a part of its rich, cultural heritage. Something that is pretty unknown in Cambodia is the range of activities for the travellers along with the scenic views to go with it. From cruising to involving in water sports, swimming with elephants, riding through temples on bikes, and venturing on an unbeatable shopping spree, there’s a promising journey awaiting all types of travellers that visit this ancient kingdom.
Seafood and more
A major attraction of this country that drives the travellers to visit is, its food. A typical Cambodian meal consists of rice and a fish item. Cambodian food involves plenty of variations that traveller’s fall in love with. It’s known as the ‘cuisine of contrasts’. Among the various dishes, one should not miss Fish Amok (steamed coconut fish in banana leaves), Samlor Machu Trey (sweet and bitter soup with fish), Nom Banh Chok (Khmer noodles), and also the Num Anksom Sach Chrouk (sticky rice cake). Cambodia is one among the most desired places for food lovers.
National Parks in Cambodia
Apart from the endless variety of temples, Cambodia attractions include varied national parks and life sanctuaries housing a number of the rarest species of the world’s flora and fauna. Paying a visit to the animals is one of the most fun things to do in Cambodia for nature lovers. The Virachey park is home to elephants, sun bears, tigers, clouded leopards, and varied birds and the Ream Park is known globally for endangered birds of prey, just like the Brahminy kite, hawk and white-bellied ocean eagle.
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