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5 reasons why visiting Cambodia is popular

Cambodia is a rare country that still maintains ancient architecture classified in the wonders of the world. Each year, this pagoda country welcomes nearly 5 million visitors. If you don’t know why? Here under are 5 reasons explaining for such big number of people. Indochina tours on Cambodia

  1. Easy to come:

There are many ways to get to Cambodia from Vietnam, including air lane and road. From HCM City, going to Cambodia by road is the most economical and enjoyable. It takes 6 hours to go to many destinations in Cambodia such as Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville by coach with cheap fares. If you take a flight, the total time to check in and fly from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Siem Reap is about 2 hours. For all of reasons above, visiting Cambodia is becoming popular.

It’s easy to approach Cambodia

It’s easy to approach Cambodia- source: internet

  1. Many paradise beaches:

If you are looking for a place with quiet, novel, pristine beaches which are not commercialized yet in tourism instead of big, crowded, popular resorts, you should choose Cambodia. From the capital Phnom Penh, you can go to Kep and take a boat to Rabbit Island. This small island has only few tents and electricity for 4 hours each day.

Koh Rong Island in Cambodia

Koh Rong Island – source: internet

If you want to go to a larger place, go to Sihanoukville or take a speed boat to Koh Rong Island. The island is very beautiful, quiet with white sand and crystal-clear blue water. When you come here, you will feel relaxed as if you are in the real paradise.

  1. Owning attractive tourist destinations:

Maybe one of the biggest reasons for urging visitors to Cambodia is Angkor Archeological Park including ancient buildings which were forgotten, located in the forest for 800 years until discovered.  The most famous representative, the symbol of Cambodia is Angkor Wat Temple. Besides, there is a series of temples across the country that may take a whole week to visit all.

Angkor Archeological Park

Angkor Archeological Park- source: internet

Although most of Western tourists know about Angkor Wat, others are impressed and desperate to come to Cambodia due to Ta Prohm, a temple chosen as the main background for blockbuster movie “The Tomb” which had Angelina Jolie starring. Coming to Ta Prohm, everyone is silent watching the huge roots of ancient trees fall from the top of the temple. No wonder why visitors admire Ta Prohm when seeing that mysterious, magnificent view. Cambodia travel tours

Ta Prohm Temple

Ta Prohm Temple- source : internet

Not only that, the beauty of Tonle Sap Lake also contributes to attracting many tourists. Tonle Sap, is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and most important lake. The lake changes dramatically each season. Tonle Sap offers great seafood and today it is a popular tourist attraction in Siem Riep Province. Sitting on the boat, contemplating Tonle Sap Lake would be an opportunity for visitors to understand the lives of the people here.

Tonle Sap Lake

Tonle Sap Lake- source: internet

  1. Cheap travel expenses:

If you are considering traveling somewhere nice and cheap, this country is a great option. You do not need to save money the whole year and still be able to travel abroad. On average, you only have to small money to rent a single room or if you only dorm room, the cost is even much cheaper. The price of street food is also very reasonable, about 1 – 3 USD per meal. You also need to prepare an amount of small change to travel by bus.

  1. Traveling around by “unique” means of transport:

One of the reasons why Cambodian tourists know Battambang because they own extraordinary kind of vehicle – Norris, also known as bamboo train to foreigners. This is the main means of transportation in Battambang because it is fast and cheap. Visitors can take bamboo train at any spot in Battambang.

For about the past two years, Cambodia has emerged as “unique, cheap, new, beautiful” tourism phenomenon in Southeast Asia. But the fact is Cambodia has more interesting things to explore and more reasons to attract visitors. That very 5 reasons above make Cambodian tourism becoming more popular.

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