Travel from Ho Chi Minh city to Phnom Penh
Talking about Phnom Penh, do you know that this is the capital of Cambodia with many ancient architectural monuments worthwhile. In addition, the traditional folk dances are extremely beautiful. Coming to Phnom Penh, you will have the opportunity to admire the Silver Pagoda, the royal palace, Naga World … The ancient architecture has historical and cultural value. Now read the article travel from Ho Chi Minh city to Phnom Penh.
How many kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh?
Although it is Cambodia’s capital, it is not far from Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam to Cambodia. Only about 230 km from HCMC, so the choice of transportation is also quite convenient. If the bus / van is selected and the traffic jam time is ignore, it will only take about 5 hours to arrive. The price is also quite reasonable, only about 200,000 VND – 300,000 VND for Open Bus.
If you don’t like to ride and have car sickness, you should fly to save time and quickly. If you want to go by personal means such as cars and motorbikes to have more time with your family, it is possible because the road is not long. You can divide the route into two sections: from HCMC to Moc Bai (Tay Ninh) and the section from Moc Bai to Phnom Penh. The first section will be 60km long, the second section is 170km long.
What time should I go to Phnom Penh?
Phnom Penh has hot weather all year round, but from August to October is the most pleasant weather. When you come here, you should pass the money exchange from VND to Riel (currency unit of Cambodia). 1,000 Riel = 5,400 VND (exchange rate can move more or less). However, Cambodia does not use a 2-dollar banknote, so if you bring USD, don’t use 2 USD.
Where should stay when you go to Phnom Penh?
Sisowath Quay is a western quarter, where many cheap hostel and guest houses converge. A dorm room costs only 4.5 USD / night, if you stay in a single room, it only takes about 8 $ – 10 $ / night.