Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh used to be famous as the ‘Pearl of Asia’ because of its alluring culture till it was tarnished by the Vietnamese forces. The city is vibrant and is located on the confluence of three rivers, the mighty Mekong, the Bassac and the great Tonle Sap. The city showcases a sort of pastoral charm and tranquility with French colonial mansions and tree-lined boulevards amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. The capital city however still maintains considerable charm with plenty to see. Presently the city has risen as a hip capital contrasting to its past with captivating cafe culture, bustling bars and a world-class food scene.
Budget per nightUSD 64
95.0oF Max 75.2oF Min
Best Time to VisitDecember and January During this time, the temperature is cooler but it is still hot and tropical. Its less humid so more confortable; especialy in the evenings.
Other Suitable MonthsMay to early October If you prefer to dodge the crowds and go when prices are lower, then this is the best time to visit Cambodia.
Phnom Penh is famous for & as:Museums, Tourist City, Capital, Heritage
Many cities are accessible from Phnom Penh. We have selected the most popular tourist cities that you can visit after Phnom Penh. Based on number of days in hand for vacation these cities have been listed and can be added to your travel itinerary by selecting "Add to Trip" displayed on the right of each city name.