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WHEN TO GO TO CAMBODIA

Cambodia’s weather is divided into two seasons – wet and dry. The dry season begins in November with temperatures in the mid-twenties. The heat increases and can reach up to forty degrees Celsius in May before the rain appears in June or July and lasts until late September. For the majority of the rainy season, the rain consists of short sharp showers which usually arrive in the afternoon Siem Reap tends to be hotter than Phnom Penh and midday touring of the temples is best avoided during the dry season.

When to go to Cambodia

CAMBODIA FLIGHT INFORMATION

Cambodia can be reached by flying via Bangkok to Phnom Penh or Siem Reap (for the temples of Angkor) on EVA Air, or Thai International. Alternatively fly with Vietnam Airlines via Hanoi to Phnom Penh or via Saigon to Siem Reap. Both services operate twice a week. Total flying time varies according to route but is between 14 hours and 18 hours including connection time.

CAMBODIA TRAVEL TIPS

Health Requirements - Typhoid, Polio, Tetanus, Hepatitis A are recommended. Seek advice from your doctor regarding malaria medication.

Visa Requirements - A visa can be obtained on arrival for $20US per person in cash plus two passport photos at the international airports and some land border crossings. Alternatively, a visa can be arranged in advance online for a $25US fee at http://evisa.mfaic.gov.kh/ A passport validity of minimum six months is required at time of travel.

Time Difference - GMT +7 hours

Travel Time - 12 hours from UK to an Asian hub eg Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore and then approximately 1 to 1½ hours onto Cambodia.

Currency - Riel

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