Cambodia is one of the most attractive destinations in the world. It is famous for the ancient temples of Angkor in Siem Reap province, as well as attractive cultural sites of the Phnom Penh capital, beaches in Sihanoukville province and full of essential services such as hotels, restaurants, spots recreation and tourism services in Cambodia. Besides, there are many traditional festivals of the people of this country. Indochina tours Cambodia
1. Bom Chaul Chnam festival
This is the largest festival of the Cambodian people, Chaul Chnam Bom (festival of rice harvest) to be held on April 13 to April 15 of the calendar. In these days, people meet and splash everybody with water to believe in a good harvest next year. This festival is also held in Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar.
2. Bam Dak Ben and Pchonum Ben festival
Held on April 11 to October 13 each year, this festival is in memory of the deceased. In these days, people come to the temple to worship, and thank the monks. People will bring food to the monks. Travel to Cambodia
Usually held in October during 29 days and nights, this is the major Buddhist festival of the year. People held large groups to the temple where monks are in yellow costume.
4. Chol Chnam Thmay
In the New Year’s Day, people celebrated New Year festival – New Year Chnam Thmay Chol. During the three holidays (13 – 15/4 annually), the country’s air is bustling with bright lights from the temple to the roads leading to the Royal Palace. In Eve, all families make nice lanterns and bring them to drop on the lake. Thousands of sparkling lights drifting on the river and it is believed that the house with prettiest and brightest lights sparkling all night will meet many good things in the next year.
These days this April, millions of people are looking forward to traveling Cambodia to join Water Festival as a characteristic of traditional Chnam Thmay Chol festival. Instead of blessing first, people will welcome New Year by pouring water on the other to wish them the best things.
Cambodia festivals will bring tourists unforgettable experiences if tourists visit at the right time when the festival is celebrated. This really makes your holiday more interesting and meaningful. Let contact with us to get more information.
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