Cambodia

For a trip to Cambodia, you need a valid visa. Which type is suitable for your travel plans and whether you can also enter Cambodia with an E-Visa depends on a number of factors. We support you in applying for your electronic travel authorization for Cambodia.

Travel information

Country information

Are you planning a vacation in Cambodia? Then look forward to temple towns on the banks of the Mekong, tropical landscapes, and beautiful beaches! But before you go, check out our travel tips for Cambodia.

Quick facts Cambodia

  • Location: Southeast Asia
  • Area: 181,040 km²
  • Currency: Riel (KHR)
  • Official language: Khmer
  • Population: approx. 16.5 million
  • Capital city: Phnom Penh

Climate in Cambodia

The climate in Cambodia is tropical and determined by the monsoon. During the dry season from November to March, temperatures are slightly lower than in the wet season from April to October. The coldest month is December with an average of 26 °C and the warmest is April with an average of 30 °C.

Landscape and nature in Cambodia

On your Cambodia trip, you will see different types of landscapes, including forests, mountains, tropical rainforests, coasts with mangrove forests, and marshlands. Cambodia's diverse wildlife includes Indian elephants, tigers, leopards, and bears.

Entering Cambodia

For a trip to Cambodia, you need an e-Visa or visa. Also, check the current entry requirements for Cambodia before you travel.

Getting around in Cambodia

In Cambodia, the easiest way to get around is by car. However, you can expect bad roads, so schedule more time for all routes.

Trains, buses, and boats are available in some places, but often in a disastrous condition and thus less safe than in Europe, for example. The same applies to the Cambodian domestic flight network.

Means of payment in Cambodia

In Cambodia, the best way to get by is with cash. Besides the Cambodian Riel, you can also pay smaller amounts (under $ 10) in US Dollars.

Credit card payment is possible in larger hotels and restaurants, and there are also more and more ATMs in Cambodia.

Travel and safety tips for Cambodia

Since the local security situation can change spontaneously, keep up to date with current events and forecasts during your trip with the help of news and weather reports.