Cambodia is the country of many cuisines and cultures and the views that country provides. There are also wild party scenes and there are so many adventures that are waiting for the tourists from all around the globe.
Cambodia is a country of full-packed traveling as the tourist can stay in the country and experience jungles, grand temples, there are caves in which the tourist camp wander, the tourist can party all night long till the sun rises. Cambodia is a destination for people who want power-packed outings. The tourist traveling to Cambodia will have a remarkably good time.
But before all that begins, here is a guide for backpacking for the Cambodia tour. Through this guide you will get a lot of information regarding what to do, where to go, the best time to visit the particular place and what is the best place around to surely visit and everything you need to know regarding your trip to Cambodia.
The best time for any tourist to visit Cambodia is in the winter season around November which lasts till the beginning of February. The weather is lovely around this time and this is considered the best time to enjoy the beauty of Cambodia even more as compared to summer or any other season.
Around this season, the tourists are comparatively fewer, so it will be easier for you to visit different places without having the fear of the places being very crowded. Visiting Cambodia can be a very fun experience as the country has a lot to offer to its tourists and has many famous tourist destinations, good cuisine, and some ancient architecture and archaeology.
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To travel to Cambodia for tourism purposes, you need to first obtain a valid tourist visa which permits you to enter the country for traveling around and exploring the country. The maximum duration for which you can obtain a visa to stay in Cambodia as a tourist is 30 days.
You can even obtain a visa on your arrival to Cambodia (Except for people from some specific countries). People who wish to obtain a visa on their arrival in Cambodia can have it at the Phnom Penh & Siem Reap airports. The visa on arrival is gonna cost almost $30 which allows you to stay in Cambodia for 30 days.
Application for a visa has now become a much easier process. You can now just sit at your home and get a visa online. Instead of standing in long queues and waiting for hours, you can just apply for an e-Visa online and get your visa in advance before your travel. The cost of eVisa for every applicant is $30 which includes the processing fees of $7 for the visa application form.
The visa is approved by the immigration authorities and received by the application within a maximum duration of 3 days through the registered email address of the applicant. The visa is valid for only30 days. For any sort of extensions that you wish to get on your visa for the day you can stay in Cambodia, you need to contact the concerned authorities and the nearest embassy to help you with the process. You can get an extension for 30 days on your visa but you cannot apply for any sort of job or seek any employment or get involved in any sort of studying in universities while you are on a tourist visa to Cambodia. The visa extension is gonna cost $45 extra.
Following are the requirements and the documents needed for the visa application for Cambodia:
- A recent colored passport-size photograph.
- A valid passport with a validity of at least 6 months
- A blank page for stamping in your passport.
- A valid proof of visa fees being paid in US dollars.
Here is your backpacking guide for traveling around Cambodia.
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Spend at least 2-3 days in Siem reap.
Siem Reap is like a prototype of a Southeast Asian city. You will get to experience a lot of vibrant cultures, heritage, rich ancient history, and a lot of famous archaeology of the ancestors in Cambodia. Get an experience for both an ancient yet modernized culture, all in Siem Reap.
Explore the Temples.
If you are a heritage lover, Cambodia is the place for you. You will get to experience a lot of heritage culture, ancient traditions, and a lot of information about the Cambodia legacies, different vibrant traditions, and most importantly, you will learn about the history of the Cambodian religions through these temples.
Visit the military shooting range
If you are a lover of games like IGI or Call of duty, then this is the place for you to experience playing it live. This shooting range is allocated almost 1 hour outside of the main city. This shooting range can turn out to be one of the best experiences you will ever have to be counted as a memory of you visiting Cambodia.
The shooting is done under the supervision of trained ex-military Soldiers using guns and grenades and rocket launchers, etc.
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Enjoy a night party at Pub Street.
Are you a party person? Because if yes, then you don't want to be anywhere else but partying the night at the Pub Street. As soon as the sun goes down, the Pub street lights up and the party begins.
Experience the best music, amazing food, and cheap and delicious cocktails at just $1. Experience the best vibe you will ever have partying around and enjoying the best of your life.