Travel to Cambodia is a great experience to Buddhist pilgrims, those that love relics of history as well as charming intact nature, and how to plan Cambodia Tours from Vietnam is a good question to ask. The journey from Vietnam to Cambodia has been made so easy that encourages people to combine the tours between these two beautiful countries. You can opt for ways by air, by land, and by boat as desired.
Cambodia tours from Vietnam by air
Flights to Cambodia can depart from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and Da Nang City. The airlines operate routes to Cambodia are Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, and Cambodia Angkor Air. For your information, consult the flying time as follows:
- HCMC – Phnom Penh: 40-50 minutes
- HCMC – Siem Reap: 1 hour 15 minutes
- Hanoi – Phnom Penh: 3 hours 15 minutes
- Hanoi – Siem Reap: 2 hours
- Da Nang – Siem Reap: 1 hours 20 minutes
- Da Nang – Phnom Penh: 3 hour 40 minutes
The Siem Reap International Airport is around 6km away from the city center, which takes the 10-minute drive. Upon your arrival, you can take a taxi or local motorbike taxi to reach the desired spots. Also, it takes a bit farther from Phnom Penh International Airport to the heart of the city.
Cambodia tours from Vietnam by land
Foreigners are recommended to get on a tourist coach or bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh (taking 6 hours) and to Siem Reap (taking 10 – 11 hours). There is a variety of bus agents that serve this route. Here are some recommendations: SAPACO, MAI LINH EXPRESS, MEKONG EXPRESS LIMOUSINE BUS, KUMHO SAMCO BUSLINES, SORYA, and THESINHTOURIST. The Cambodia tour package by tourist coaches is the favorite option for many people who first travel from Vietnam to Cambodia.
Often, SAPACO is the reliable bus service from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville. In addition to the scheduled transfer in certain routes, this agent also provides some Cambodia tours to serve guests.
Cambodia tours from Vietnam by boat
Boating from Cambodia from Vietnam has only one and almost unique route is via Chau Doc border crossing of An Giang Province. You can embark a boat to Cambodia via the Vinh Xuong border crossing point. The transfer time would range from 4 hours 30 minutes (at the fastest) to 6 hours 30 minutes (at the slowest). Other routes which might be not popular to the tourists are the Moc Bai border crossing (Tay Ninh Province) or Tinh Bien (An Giang Province) that have the boat transportation to Cambodia.
When you are in Siem Reap, the 5 days itinerary in siem reap takes you to discover Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Bayon, and other fantastic temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park. And if the destination is Phnom Penh, go on visiting Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, National Museum, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, etc. The highlights of Phnom Penh will never fail to attract visitors. From either Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, it is feasible to head toward other attractive destinations like Sihanoukville, Battambang, Kampot & Kep, Kratie, or Preah Vihear.
Also, get the opportunities to savor the Khmer food in Cambodia such as “Bai Sach Chrouk” (rice with pork), Khmer curry, Lap, Nom Bank Chok (the Khmer noodle), Kdam Chaa (fried crab), Ang Dtray Meuk (grilled squid), etc. Both Siem Reap and Phnom Penh cities have good eating addresses which ensure you to enjoy the authentic Khmer dishes at the reasonable prices and fantastic quality. Going to the Kingdom of Cambodia by air, by land or by boat? Each means of transport brings you joy in discovering this homeland of the Angkor.
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