Located along the Gulf of Thailand coastline, Cambodia has some of the largest landscapes of plains, mountains, and is full of lush greenery and life. With vibrant city life in Phnom Penh, there is something for everyone. Cambodia also has some of the most incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Best Time to Visit
The dry season in Cambodia is from October to April, so this is the better season for people to travel here as visitors miss the heavy rain season that runs from May to September. The average temperature range throughout the year between 24 degrees at the coolest and 35 degrees at the hottest.
Cambodia’s most popular luxury resorts include the Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa and The Plantation. For beach resorts along the beautiful coast on the Gulf of Thailand there is Nataya Resort, Independence Hotel Resort and Spa and the Tamu Hotel, Otres Beach.
Many of Cambodia’s dishes consist of salads, rice, vegetables, noodles and fish. They also have foods called Khmer dishes which takes food influences from all round the world such as Bai sach chrouk, Fish Amok, Nom banh chok and Lap Khmer.
History and Culture
Cambodia has some of the best World heritage sites, including Angkor which is one of the most important sites to South-East Asia as it holds history and remains of the Khmer Empire that lasted from the 9th to the 15th century. It is still a relatively poor country although the tourism industry is rapidly boosting the economy. Cambodia also has many temples and plains in which may people work and live from.
Things to Do
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites; Angkor, Preah Vihear Temple, Sbèk Thom, Khmer Shadow Theatre.
- Take a Sunset Tour through Siem Reap on quad bikes.
- Visit the central market in Phenom Penh.
- Experience Walking with the herd at the Elephant Valley Project in Mondulkiri, where you can also see the beautiful waterfalls, go jungle trekking and see endless rolling hills.