Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Cambodia?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Cambodia are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Cambodia?

For up to date information around safety and security in Cambodia read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Cambodia.

Best time to visit Cambodia?

The best time to visit Cambodia is between November and April, when it sees very little rain.

Do I need a visa to enter Cambodia?

Tourist visas are available on arrival, at the Phnom Penh or Siem Reap international airports. If you wish to get a visa on arrival you should arrive with a passport photograph. You can also get an eVisa online before you travel.

What currency do i need in Cambodia?

The official currency of Cambodia is the US Dollar is the primary currency, Cambodian riels are given as change.

While visiting Cambodia

What wild animals live in Cambodia?

Wildlife in Cambodia includes dholes, elephants, deer (sambar, Eld's deer, hog deer and muntjac), wild oxen (banteng and gaur), panthers, bears, and tigers. Cormorants, cranes, ibises, parrots, green peafowl, pheasants, and wild ducks are also found, and species of venomous snakes and constrictors are numerous.

What is the traditional food in Cambodia?

The popular Khmer dish called amok uses a kind of catfish steamed in a savoury coconut-based curry. The small fish known as Trey Dang Dau are very common and are often eaten deep-fried. While freshwater fish is the most commonly used meat in the Cambodian diet, pork and chicken are also popular.

What Languages are spoken in Cambodia?

Cambodia has a single official language which is Khmer. It is spoken by nearly 90% of the country's population. The language is used in government administration, imparting education at all levels, media, etc. After the Vietnamese language, Khmeris also the second most widely spoken Austroasiatic language.

How much do you tip in Cambodia?

The currency in Cambodia is the US Dollar is the primary currency, Cambodian riels are given as change. Cambodia isn't a tipping country, but due to the low wages of the workers, gratuities go a long way.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Cambodia?

Local Cambodia travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Cambodia Numbers?

  • Police: 117
  • Ambulance: 119
  • Fire: 118
  • Embassy: +855 (0)61 3000 11

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Cambodia?

    The time difference is 7 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Cambodia?

    Cambodia Guidebook

    Best Cambodia guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Cambodia with this Cambodia Guidebook .