Cambodia is a tourist destination that has never ceased to be mysterious and attractive by the magnificent and sacred religious architectures. Visitors will discover the top best destinations in the Cambodia tour package with Metta Voyage in the section below!

1. Overview about Cambodia

1.1. Information about Cambodia

Southeast Asia‘s renowned tourist destination, the Kingdom of Cambodia, is home to historic landmarks like Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Tonle Sap Lake and the Mekong River, as well as stunning beaches and islands including Sihanoukville, Koh Rong, and Koh Thmei.

Traveling to Cambodia is also a great experience for Buddhists because in this country there are many Buddhist architectural, or for those who love to explore the ruins of the past as well as those who are fascinated by the beautiful wild sceneries

Khmer is the national language of Cambodia. Yet visitors from Vietnam who are visiting Cambodia for the first time will undoubtedly be shocked to learn that many locals speak Vietnamese fluently.

1.2. Currency

Currently in Cambodia, there are two commonly circulated currencies, the Riel and the US Dollar. Normally, Cambodian Riel money will be used in small daily transactions such as buying street food, taking a motorbike taxi, or paying at convenience stores that cost less than $5. The denomination of the Riel is also very diverse from 10, 20, 50 100 000 Riel. The remaining large transactions will be in US Dollars. Cambodian people also use these two currencies in parallel, for example, visitors can pay in Dollars and receive change in Riel.

1.3. Time zone

One feature that helps Cambodia attract a lot of tourists from Vietnam and neighboring countries is that it uses the same time zone UTC+07:00. It is understandable that the time in Cambodia will be equal to the time in Vietnam.

2. Best time to travel to Cambodia

The rainy season and the dry season are the two distinct weather divisions in Cambodia. The dry season often begins in November and lasts until March, with the wet season typically lasting from May to October. Consequently, from roughly November to February the following year is the greatest time to travel through and take in Cambodia‘s beauty. Now, the climate is moderate, sunny, and cool.

Besides, from mid-November onwards, Cambodia also has local festivals held such as boat racing or water splashing. In addition, visitors who want to experience the traditional Khmer New Year, April every year is the most ideal time.

3. How to move to Cambodia

3.1. Coach

Because of its close proximity to Vietnam, visitors can travel to Cambodia by coach to save money. Especially if guests come from Ho Chi Minh City, they will have more choices. Currently, there are many car companies operating trips from big cities in Vietnam to Cambodia such as Kumho, Sapaco, Mekong Express or Mai Linh Express. Here are some suggestions of car company for visitors to refer to:

 Danh Danh car company

  • Departure time: 6:30 am, 8:30 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
  • Travel time: About 6 hours
  • Ticket price: 1,200,000 VND/a ticket
  • Phone number: 0919 153 322 – 0286 2788 388 – 0286 2768 168
  • Departure point: 275C Pham Ngu Lao, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Ho Chi Minh
  • Destination: 285 Sihanouk Blvd, Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh City


  • Departure time: 6 am, 6:30 am, 7 am, 2:30 pm daily.
  • Travel time: About 6 hours.
  • Ticket price: 340,000 VND /a ticket.
  • Phone number: 1900 2842.
  • Departure point: No. 221 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, HCMC.
  • Destination: 341 Preah, Sihanouk Blvd, Phnom Penh.

 Phương Heng

  • Departure time: 6:30 am, 8:30 am, 4:00 pm daily.
  • Travel time: About 6 hours.
  • Ticket price: 600,000 VND /a ticket / way.
  • Phone number: 02838 385353 – 0337765353.
  • Departure point: 291 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, HCMC.
  • Destination: 75C – 021D Sihanouk Blvd (274 St), SK Veal Vong Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh City.

3.2. Plane

If visitors come from Hanoi, it is very convenient if they book a pair of round-trip air tickets. The main advantage is moving quickly, saving time. Currently, in Hanoi, there are two routes: Hanoi to Phnom Penh and Hanoi to Siem Reap. Some airlines tourists can choose such as Vietnam Airlines, Air Asia, Thai Smile, Cambodia Angkor Air

4. Transportation in Cambodia

In the city, visitors can choose friendly means such as walking, sightseeing, renting bicycles, motorbikes, taxis or calling a tuk tuk, an interesting cultural feature on the street. For tuk tuk, visitors can go in groups of 4. Before getting on it, visitors need to negotiate the price first, the 4 kilometers road is about 4$ (equivalent to about 92,000 VND).

If visitors rent a motorbike or bicycle, they must think about meeting the traffic police if they do not know the laws in this country. Besides, there are cases of broken cars, lost roads, bad weather, running out of gas… When you need to move between cities like Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap or Battambang, visitors should choose a bus or a coach with moderate prices.

5. Best destinations in Cambodia Tour Package

5.1. Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh (also known as Nam Vang) is the largest and most populous city in Cambodia. This was known as the “Pearl of Asia” in the 1920s. Coming to Phnom Penh, visitors will experience a mixing charm and adventure of fascinating locations, along with enjoying typical Cambodia culinary.

5.2. Wat Phnom Pagoda

Wat Phnom is a famous and sacred temple in Phnom Penh. This is where the body of King Boliwat and the remains of King Ponhea Yat are kept. Not only attracting a large number of pilgrims, this temple is also the first destination of many Phnom Penh tourists. As the highest place in the capital, standing at Wat Phnom, visitors can take in the panoramic view of the city.

  • Address: North of 102nd street, Norodom avenue, in the center of Phnom Penh
  • Opening hours: 07:00 a.m to 06:30 p.m
  • Price: 1-2$


5.3. Royal Palace of Cambodia

The Royal Palace is the living and working place of the King of Cambodia. The palace complex is divided into two zones. The Ngoc Luc Bao Buddhist Temple is where the king held birthday celebrations, or Buddhist ceremonies. This pagoda is also known as the Golden Temple, the Silver Pagoda because there is a Buddha image studded with more than 2000 diamond stones and the floor here is lined with 5329 pieces of silver lining tiles. The remaining area is the palace area – where the king lives and works.

  • Address: Samdach Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh, Campuchia
  • Opening hours: 08:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m and 02:00 p.m to 05:00 p.m

5.4. National Museum of Cambodia

Visitors can visit this museum while in Phnom Penh to learn about the history of the Khmer people. Khmer archaeological antiquities from Chan Lap Kingdom (pre-Angkor) to the magnificent Angkor Wat are currently kept in the museum. Since the third century, more than 500000 different samples of everything from art to religion have been gathered.

  • Address: Preah Ang Eng (13), Phnom Penh, Campuchia
  • Opening hours: 08:00 a.m – 05:00 p.m
  • Price: 3$

5.5. Siem Reap

Siem Reap is a province located Northwest of Cambodia, 314 kilometers from the capital Phnom Penh. In the past, Siem Reap used to be the Angkorian capital of the Angkorian empire. Therefore, today, this place still preserves almost intact the massive historical architectural works.

5.6. Angkor Wat

The ancient temple of Angkor Wat is more than 900 years old, it is still the largest cultural and religious monument in the world. It is not an exaggeration to say that this is the most “worth visiting” place when traveling to Cambodia. With a “huge” area of ​​248 square miles (400 kilometer square), Angkor Wat temple possesses an impressive architecture, created by exquisitely carved images and a typical 7-headed Naga statue of Hinduism. Besides, if visitors want to immerse themselves in a quiet space, then Cambodia Angkor without the crowds is the ideal choice. With such amazing beauty, it is not surprising that Angkor Wat has become a world wonder recognized by UNESCO.

  • Address: Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Opening hours: 05:00 a.m – 05:30 p.m
  • Price: 37$ – 72$

5.7. Beng Mealea Temple

Beng Mealea Temple is known as the “Sacred Temple of India Jones“. Discovered in 1954, Beng Mealea Temple is the resting place of the great King Suryavarman II. Even if all that is left are shattered stone blocks, it is not impossible to imagine how magnificent Beng Mealea Temple may have been in its glory. This temple, which is 108 hectares in size and is enclosed by three substantial walls and three imposing stone gates, is situated alongside a sizable moat. To go to King Suryavarman II‘s tomb at the core of the temple, one must pass past the library and the crumbling city walls.

  • Address: F6GH + 6GF, Phumi Boeng Mealea, Cambodia
  • Opening hours: all days
  • Price: 5$/person

5.8. Kampong Phluk Floating Village

The floating town of Kampong Phluk is a must-visit location when visiting Siem Reap. The expansive fields, floating marketplaces, strangely twisted mangrove trees, and a stretch of nine-meter-tall wooden houses on the river all provide visitors with a glimpse of the serene and romantic Cambodian countryside.

  • Address: 6X5F + JGX, 812, Kampong Phluk, Cambodia
  • Price: 20$/person for the boat ticket and 2$/person for the community entrance fee

5.9. Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville is a port city in Southern Cambodia, named after former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk. It has the only deep-water port in Cambodia and owns beautiful beaches surrounding the city such as Victory Beach, Lamherkay Beach, Koh Pos Beach, Independence Beach, Sokha Beach, Serendipity Beach, Ochheuteal Beach and Otres Beach.

5.10. Koh Rong Samloem Island

When you have finished exploring the ancient temple areas, perhaps visitors will enjoy immersing themselves in the wild nature with the glowing, fancy creatures at Koh Rong Samloem Island. In the morning, the island is like a green pearl, floating in the middle of the vast ocean and receiving the warm sunlight. Sunset is also an ideal time for visitors to experience the feeling of “swimming among the stars” and diving to see the unique glowing plankton.

  • Address: Chhak Kampong Som, Cambodia
  • Opening hours: 24/24
  • Price: free

 5.11. Independence Port

The Port of Independence has a larger protrusion to the sea than in other areas. From here, visitors will feel closer to the fiery sun that is gradually setting in the distance. Independence Harbor is said to be the most beautiful sunset spot in Sihanoukville.

  • Address: Sihanoukville, Cambodia
  • Opening hours: all days
  • Price: free

5.12. Otres Beach

Otres Sea is a beach that appears to be unspoiled by commercialization and still maintains its original wild charm. Up to 3 kilometers of white sand beach extend in a semicircle, and the sky and the crystal blue ocean are both shades of deep blue. Moreover, guests can rent sailing boats, kayaks, and windsurfers on the beach. If interested, guests can visit one of the numerous tiny fishing towns nearby to learn more about the way of life of a fisherman.

  • Address: South of Ochheuteal Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
  • Opening hours: all days
  • Price: free

6. Conclusion

Above are suggestions about destinations as well as basic information that visitors need to know for a Cambodia tour package. To update more interesting information about the beautiful neighboring country Cambodia and the best tours such as Indochina tour, Laos tour, please do not hesitate to contact Metta Voyage!

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