I suggest to bring an English/ Khmere dictionary so you could speak simple communications with the local folks. Its an advantage and you could deal fair prices to all commodities and transportations. You could always ask lower price from them to save. Tourist attractions are the famous Ankhor Waht in Siem Reap, beautiful beach in Kirivong and Sihanoukville, Old prison camp and a pagoda in Phenom Penh, 2 museums of the remains of the victims of killing fields in nearby communes in phenom penh.
Planning to visit Angkor Wat Temples, how many days should I spend. Is it ok to travel on own or should there be a package tour? What are good locations to stay?
Stay at the hotel near the palace in Phnom Penh is safer, and take tuk-tuk to going around the city. have a nice trip
i plan on visiting phnom penh. can you guys suggest an affordable guest house? i just need a clean one with its own bathroom.. and yeah the bathroom should be really clean too. hehehe
Hi! there are many good restaurants with variety of European foods and other country's foods in Phnom Penh. There are also many places where the tourists can visit such as Royal Palace, Ancient museum, genocide museum, Wat Phnom (the heart of Phnom Penh), and cruising along the Mekong river, etc.. You will find it exciting when you come.
When is the best time to visit Cambodia? How many days would be adequate to see the see worthy places ? How much time must be kept aside for Angkor Wat ?
Ankor Wat is great - as is Siem Reap. Check out the market there, got some beautiful paintings. Get a 1, 3 or 7 day pass to the ruins (1 or 3 days is normally enough, we did do 7, had 5 days of exploring and then 2 days of reading in the temples!) Sinoukville is pretty crappy - but has an island a short boat ride away which is like paradise (was without much electricity when we went). Those are the two places we'd recommend - diving was good there and I'd recommend "The Dive...