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  • How do we spend 8 Days in Siem Reap?

    Siem Reap Feb 22, 2015 at 1:17 PM

    We don't have choice because of seat sale that we availed which covers 8 days in Siem Reap. I think that would be way too long and we might get impatient once we have already toured major attractions of Siem Reap. We will be staying in Mandalay Inn Siem Reap. Can you please suggest other places to visit after Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon, etc? We are afraid that on our 5th day, there will be no more places to see after we covered the popular ones. Your help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much in advance.

    9 Answers Mar 4, 2015 at 7:08 AM
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    Is there any hotel in La Russia Boulevard, Phnom Penh?

    Phnom Penh Feb 20, 2015 at 3:21 AM

    Hi, Phnom Penh VT,

    Is there any hotel near CEIB Building in La Russia Boulevard, Phnom Penh?

    3 Answers Feb 22, 2015 at 11:26 AM
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    How to travel to Phnom Penh Seventh-Day Adventist Church?

    Phnom Penh Feb 20, 2015 at 3:19 AM

    Hi, Phnom Penh VT,

    How to travel to Phnom Penh Seventh-Day Adventist Church?

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    Can anyone give some advice on organising a holiday?

    Cambodia Jan 27, 2015 at 1:49 PM

    I am writing this on behalf of a friend, she recently lost her son in a place called Pia (think thats how its spelt) and she is wanting to go back and visit where he was, along with visiting cambodia, vietnam think she mentioned Burma too, probably a few other places. She is talking of going on her own and we, her friends are worried about her travelling on her own as she is in her 70s. We have been trying to see if there are any tour operators that will fit her needs but so far have not come up with any.
    Can anyone give any good advice as to how we could help her organise this trip, she said she did have to travel quite a way to the place her son was staying when he died, Im sure she said there were alot of bends in the mountains to reach this place and would probably need a guide. When she was there I think they flew to bangkok, am wondering if this place Pia could be reached from another destination.
    Thank you to anyone who takes the trouble to read this, hope you can offer some advice.

    4 Answers Jan 28, 2015 at 1:38 AM
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    Ibis or Sorya

    Phnom Penh Jan 27, 2015 at 2:56 AM

    In March I want to travel from PP to Siem reap early morning.

    I would like to use Ibis .Can I make advance internet bookings or is it better to book in situ.Is the internet booking reliable.Will it issue a booking ref on payment?
    What about Sorya -where is the booking office and Bus Stations at either end
    Thanks
    ian

    5 Answers Feb 1, 2015 at 1:44 PM
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    Phomm Penh day trips

    Phnom Penh Jan 10, 2015 at 6:28 AM

    What are good places to visit on a day trip around the Cambodian capital?.Are their any decent Mekong excursions?
    Thanks for your help

    4 Answers Jan 11, 2015 at 5:10 AM
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    Ankor Wat tours

    Siem Reap Jan 10, 2015 at 6:13 AM

    What company does good Ankor wat day tours?
    Thanks in anticipation of your help

    8 Answers Jan 16, 2015 at 8:02 AM
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    Bus Station

    Siem Reap Jan 5, 2015 at 9:16 AM

    Where is the Ibis Bus Station located in Siem reap please?

    6 Answers Jan 10, 2015 at 6:11 AM
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    Which hotel?

    Siem Reap Dec 29, 2014 at 1:14 PM

    Hi,
    We want to stay in a spa hotel at the end of our trip but want it to be more Cambodian than big hotel chain. We have seen the Belmond which looks amazing but VERY expensive, is it worth the splurge or are there other hotels you can recommend?
    Thanks.

    6 Answers Jan 17, 2015 at 5:37 AM
  • Border/visa

    Cambodia Dec 27, 2014 at 1:06 AM

    I foolishly bought a flight to Myanmar without checking the criteria for a visa beforehand.

    I have 5 months left on my passport instead of the required 6 and have no time to wait for a new passport as I live in Cambodia.

    Is there a sort of 'tax' I can pay at the border to ensure entry? I have heard the airport is fairly lenient about some things and since I am only staying for two days I was hoping they would see their way clear to accepting some sort of on the spot payment.

    If I do not at least try then I will lose the money for my flight.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    PS...I do not need to have my own foolishness reiterated to me :)

    3 Answers Dec 27, 2014 at 2:26 AM
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    Visa upon arrival?

    Cambodia Dec 14, 2014 at 2:18 AM

    Hi ! ~ Am flying to Siem Reap: do I need to prepare something ahead for the visa upon arrival or can i do it all once landed? Price? Formalities?
    thanks!

    5 Answers Dec 14, 2014 at 8:59 PM
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    High Tea Venues

    Siem Reap Dec 9, 2014 at 2:17 AM

    We will be in Siem Reap for 4 nights early Feb and I would like to take my wife to a first class hotel or other venue that provides British Style High Tea.

    Would also consider any venue providing a Traditional Cambodia High Tea.

    When in Bangkok we have visited the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel that provides a Thai High Tea ( afternoon), traditional Thai Food. We will revisit in Feb after we depart Siem Reap.

    Would appreciate any restaurants ( mid range price & good food) in Siem Reap for evening meals, our hotel is walking distance from Pub Street.

    4 Answers Dec 9, 2014 at 8:38 AM
  • another visa question

    Cambodia Dec 5, 2014 at 11:33 PM

    Hi, I'm a UK citizen planning Avery last minute trip to Asia, Thailand, can odia, possibly Laos and Vietnam. I think it's probably best to get an evisa for Cambodia as saves hassle but I'm not sure if our port of entry. I'm sure I read on their website that you can make amendments but I can't fund that link anymore so wo ndeed if anyone knew about this and whether you have to pay again? Also any tips for a slightly classier place in cambodia for new year?
    Thanks!

    5 Answers Feb 13, 2015 at 9:02 PM
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    Is this a sensible Itinerary?

    Cambodia Dec 1, 2014 at 4:39 AM

    I am planning to do a 6 days trip in January along with some friends of mine to Cambodia. This is our itinerary--
    Day1 Arrival at Phnom Penh
    Visit Wat Phom temple; walk along river Mekong
    Day 2
    Visit Tuol sleng Prison, royal palace, silver pagoda and national museum
    Day 3
    travel by road from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
    Day 4
    Visit Banteay Srey, Walk along Khmer villages in Pheam Pradak, See Palm sugar processing; Pirasat Kravan, Siah Srang; Banteay Kdei, Ta Pholm
    Day 5
    Angkor Thom
    Visit all places near South Gate
    Bayon Temple, Ankorwat temple
    Sunset from Phom Bakheng Hills
    Day 6
    Visit Crong Kneas Village
    Boat ride to Tonle sap
    Go to airport after lunch.

    Please also let me know
    1. Is it possible to get vegan food in Cambodia?
    Any other suggestions would be gratefully appreciated.
    Thanks,
    Seetha

    3 Answers Dec 1, 2014 at 10:29 AM
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    Safety and travel

    Cambodia Nov 18, 2014 at 3:10 AM

    What is the best way to get around PNomh Penh and Siem Reap with a backpack?

    Are they safe cities?

    Thanks
    Ian

    8 Answers Feb 13, 2015 at 9:13 PM
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    Bus from HCMC to Siam Reap

    Cambodia Nov 12, 2014 at 4:13 PM

    Hello
    We are about to get a ticket to go by bus to SR and are a little confused by the mixed reviews with Sapaco And melkongexpress. Does any one have recent experiences or suggestions on which one is a better option?

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    Buses from Bangkok to Siem Reap via Poipet border crossing

    Cambodia Nov 11, 2014 at 8:06 AM

    I've heard a bit about the scams with the visas at the border crossings going into Cambodia.

    Are these scams still active?
    Can a e visa avoid these problems?
    Is their a better way of getting from Bangkok to Siem Reap?

    Thanks for your help
    Ian

    9 Answers Nov 15, 2014 at 10:42 AM
  • Cambodia in May or July?

    Cambodia Oct 31, 2014 at 5:40 AM

    I am thinking of going to Cambodia for about 3 weeks either in May or July, 2015. Advice or suggestions regarding the best time to visit (weather, crowds, prices, etc.)
    Thank you.

    8 Answers Nov 22, 2014 at 10:32 PM
  • Max passengers for tuk-tuk transport

    Angkor Wat Oct 24, 2014 at 2:17 AM

    Hi, i'll like to know whether a tuk-tuk able to bring 4 passengers or only two maximum?

    Thanks.

    2 Answers Oct 24, 2014 at 3:04 AM
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    e-visa application

    Cambodia Oct 16, 2014 at 9:14 AM

    Hi
    Has anyone applied for the Cambodian visa thru e-visa that the embassy site offers on its site? Just want to hear some feedback about it.
    I'm planning to but just heard from someone that her travel agent is discouraging her to do it.
    tks

    7 Answers Oct 28, 2014 at 11:30 AM
  • Angkor Wat with limited mobility

    Angkor Wat Oct 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

    I'l also concerned but unfortunately I couldn't find out what's the best a Taxi or Tuk-Tuk ? Can a Taxi acceed near the different temples or is a Tuk-Tuk more convenient for people with limited mobility ? I'll be there begin of february.

    6 Answers Oct 8, 2014 at 12:07 PM
  • Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville taxi

    Phnom Penh Oct 2, 2014 at 1:59 AM

    Help . Somebody knows the price of a taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville ? Thanks in advance !

    8 Answers Oct 27, 2014 at 5:01 AM
  • Tuk Tuk standard rate

    Phnom Penh Sep 30, 2014 at 2:36 AM

    Is there still a standard rate for tuk-tuk in Phnom Phen ? Only short distances in the city of course.

    2 Answers Oct 1, 2014 at 10:35 PM
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    how to plan cambodia trip

    Cambodia Sep 24, 2014 at 10:30 AM

    i am an indian n most of my frds & relative travel abroad through a tour operator which i dont like. i love photography & wish to travel alone and make my own itinerary. cambodia is my destination & i wish to document angkor and other temple. i can book ticket & land in cambodia but please guide me on following - if there is need to book budget hotel in advance or after landing we can search, how to take a reliable guide who can get us to the various places, can we search guide through net, if this type of independent tour is gonna be cheaper then the organized tour. i went to singapore & malaysia through organized tour but i was very disappointed by the itinerary and the services.

    7 Answers Oct 27, 2014 at 4:39 AM
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    shooting & use of Tripod.

    Cambodia Sep 20, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    I love photography & I wish to document Angkor temples in Cambodia. If you require to take permission for photography in temples? If use of Tripod is allow in temples & other monuments? If I require to take prior permission to use tripod.
    Please suggest me a reliable guide (registered) who can manage ticketing, accommodation, entry of monuments & temples. if possible please provide me his/her name, Email ID, contact numbers etc.
    Please also suggest any home stay accommodation where i can enjoy local hospitality.

    3 Answers Sep 21, 2014 at 9:04 AM
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    Clueless in Cambodia

    Cambodia Sep 18, 2014 at 8:23 AM

    I'm going backpacking in Cambodia in January and I have no clue what to do there. Any Ideas?

    8 Answers Sep 29, 2014 at 9:39 AM
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    SIEM REAP TO BANGKOK BY SURFACE TRANSPORT

    Siem Reap Sep 12, 2014 at 10:56 PM

    Has anyone done a road or a road and train trip from Siem Reap to Bangkok recently? Have searched under 'Transportation' in relevant VT pages but could not find any mention.

    I have gone through advice in http://www.seat61.com/ and

    hobohop.com/hobotips/hobotip... and

    tripadvisor.in/ShowTopic-g29...

    What was the journey like? Which bus and/or train did you avail of? What was the duration of the entire journey? Was it too tiring and/or stressful? What was your experience at the border crossing? Did you do an e-visa for both Cambodia and Thailand beforehand?

    Would be extremely grateful for any advice which is fairly current.

    Thank you!

    3 Answers Sep 14, 2014 at 9:41 PM
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    bus travel

    Cambodia Sep 11, 2014 at 8:04 PM

    I'm arriving in Phnom Penh in the morning at the end of September and want to catch a bus to Siem Reap the following morning. (I'll be coming back to PP for a few days at the end…) A friend recommended Capitol buses. Do you think there would be a problem in obtaining a seat for the following day or would I have to try to book in advance? I have no idea how crowded the buses would be at that time of year.

    Thanks in anticipation!

    Lucy

    5 Answers Sep 17, 2014 at 2:09 AM
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    flying into and out of Phnom Penh

    Cambodia Sep 2, 2014 at 2:21 AM

    Hi there,

    I'm trying to do a very last minute 9 or 10 day trip to Cambodia in end September/first week October. My other travel plans fell through and I've set my heart on Cambodia. But I've really got to book my flights!

    I want to fly direct to Cambodia with no overnight stopovers. My main question is, if I fly into and out of Phnom Penh, could I do a triangle of PP, Siem Reap, Battambang, PP? I can catch a bus or fly to SR, and take a boat to Battambang (I think), but is it easy to get from Battambang back to PP?

    A friend tells me I should fly into PP and out of SR, but I sort of like the idea of coming back to PP...

    I figure the main thing is to get my flights booked and worry about the itinerary later. This brings me to my second question: I'm banking on it being fairly easy to get accommodation in September/October. Is that correct? I can book ahead a couple of weeks…

    Any (fast) advice would be much appreciated.

    Lucy

    10 Answers Sep 7, 2014 at 5:33 AM
  • Ancient Khmer Highway - Cambodia/Thailand

    Cambodia Aug 31, 2014 at 7:26 PM

    Hi Guys,

    Anyone of you out there have been (or travelled) to this highway before? :)

    It seems like an interesting spot to see while in Cambodia.

    I would like to know more about the details and maybe some photos. I tried googled it and so far still haven't found any good articles or blog post about it.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancien...

    Please share your thoughts :)

    Cheers! Choong Ching

     

    6 Answers Sep 2, 2014 at 4:09 PM