Best Tourist Places to Visit in Cambodia, Asia

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Cambodia, Asia

Cambodia is formally recognized as the sovereignty of Cambodia situated in the South East Asia and covers an area of 181,035 sq Kms. Cambodia is situated on the border of Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Gulf of Thailand. Populace of Cambodia follows Theravada Buddhism and capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh, located in centre of the country.

Economy of Cambodia mainly depends on agriculture and tourism and they mainly grow crops like rice and few cash crops. Cambodians follow Theravada Buddhism, Hinduism, French Colonialism, Angkorian culture and they speak languages mainly Khmer, Thai, French, Chinese, and English. Coordinates of Cambodia is 12.4317° N, 104.5291° E.

History of Cambodia:

Cambodia was ruled by the Angkor Empire in the year 802, named as Jayavarman II and ruled for nearly 600 years and dominated Southeast Asia. During this era, Angkor built very renowned temple Angkor Temple and there are more than thousand other temples in this region. Renowned rulers of this region were Jayavarman VII, Jayavarman II, and Suyavarman II who ruled till 16th century. Europeans were the first to invade this region and during this era there was constant war between Cambodian and Europeans till 18th century. Later during 19th century, French rule was established and they begun to develop the region and various colonial were established and they ruled Cambodia for over 90 years.

Tourism in Cambodia:

Tourism is the second largest income generating industry in Cambodia and tourists from china, Japan, America, South Korea and French visit this region. There are number of tourist interest in this region like monuments, mountains, beaches, lakes, rivers, wildlife and bird sanctuaries, temples and forests. Tourists visit this region to be the part of history and they can enjoy boating, fishing, scuba diving, trekking, and hiking and can relax along the river and beaches. Mountains provide the charming view of the city and these mountains are bound by forests and home for various rare species and birds. Tourists visiting Cambodia must taste the seafood and other cuisine prepared with fish.

Places to visit in Cambodia:

  • Siem Reap
  • Phnom Penh
  • Sihanoukville
  • Kampot
  • Kep
  • Bokor Hill Station
  • Angkor Archaeological Park
  • Kampong Cham
  • Tonle Sap Lake
  • Preah Vihear
  • Bokor National Park
  • Koh Ker
  • Battambang

Best time to visit Cambodia:

Cambodia has pleasant climate throughout the year and tourists visit Cambodia throughout the year and best time to visit Cambodia is between the months of October to March.


How to Reach Cambodia?

By Air: there are two major international airports in Cambodia namely Phnom Penh International Airport and Siem Reap international Airport and these airports operates regular flights to cities like Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Beijing Hong Kong, Singapore, Vientiane, Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap cities and few other cities in Asian continent.

By Sea: there are two major ports in Cambodia Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville, these ports receives ships from neighboring countries in Asia.

By Road: Roads are well developed in Cambodia and various national highways links to neighboring countries like Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. Motorcycle and bicycle are commonly used in this region by the tourists and the locals.

Hotels in Cambodia:

Cambodia is major tourism hub and visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world. Hotels in Cambodia are for everyone, there are cheap, budget, luxury, resort and boutique hotels  and these hotels price from $ 4 to 200 $ per night and provides world class amenities. Some of the major hotels in Cambodia are listed here below:

  • Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa
  • Song Saa Private Island
  • Koh Kong Resort
  • Grand Soluxe Angkor Palace, Resort & Spa
  • Pavillon d’Orient Boutique-Hotel
  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • White Mansion Boutique Hotel
  • The Villa Paradiso
  • The Privilege Floor
  • Raffles Hotel Le Royal
  • Golden Temple Hotel
  • Check Inn Siem Reap
  • Golden Temple Villa
  • Eureka Villas Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap Bat Hotel

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