TRAVEL TO SIEM REAP ANGKOR

Day Bus,Night Bus,Boat,Air-Plane

+By Plane :

Siem Reap Angkor International Airport has frequent flights from Phnom Penh.Internationally there are direct flights to/from Korea(Seoul),Laos(Pakse) Vietnam (Luang Prabang),Malaysia (KualaLumpur),China(Guangzou),Singapore,Taiwan(Kaohsiung,Taipei) Thailand(Bankok,U-Tapao,Pattaya) and Vietnam(Danang,Hanoi,Ho Chi Minh City).Low-cost carriers Air Asia and Jetstar Asia now fly to Siem Reap from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore respectively,but the popular route to Bangkok is still monopolized by Bangkok Airways.

+By Bus and Taxi service :Siem Reap bus station(Chong Koa Sour village)from Phnom Penh,Battambang,Sihanuk Villge,Vietnam,Thailand,Loas.

+By Ningt Bus and Taxi service:Sihanouk ville,Phnop Penh.

+By Boat :Phnom Penh,Banttambang,long trip from Vietnam cross Tonle Sap lake.

Visa Application

Requirements

1.One passport size photo is required

2.Completed Visa form(Visa form is available at the airport &borders)

3.Passport with at least 4 months validity.

In order to visit Cambodia,a Visa is required for most nationalities.However Philippine and Malaysian,Loatians nationals do not require tourist visas for a stay up to 21 and 30days repectively.Singaporean nationality is also exempt from the usual visa requirement.

Visa on arrival is not permitted from holders of the following passports:Afghanistan,Algeria,Bangladesh,Iran,Irag,Pakistan,Saudi Arabia,Sri Lanka and Sudan.Holders of these passports must obtain a Cambodian Visa before arriving in the country.Holders of these passports are also required to hold a sponsor letter or invitation from a company,organization or travel agent and you are also advised to hold a valid return ticket. where to apply ?

The travelers can get a Cambodian visa issued through many channels.We can classify into 2 major types as following:

1.Visa before arrival

1.1Oversea Cambodian Embassies,if you choose to obtain your visa befor arrival,you should contact an Embassyor a Consulate of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

1.2 E visa,the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs nowoffers'e-visa' visas available online through the Ministry's website http://www.mfaic.qov.kh/e-visa/index.aspx ).Scan of passport and passport size photo required.Payment would be done by credit card.There is a charge of US$25 for a 30 day visa(three month validity).The processs needs 3 days.Visa is issued via an e-mail.You can print it out from your computer.The Ministry recently announced that e-visa entry points now include Siem Reap international Airport,Phnom Penh International Airport,the Bavet Moc Bai border crossing,the poipet Aranyaprathet border crossing and the Koh Kong-Had Lek border crossing.

2.Visa upon arrival

2.1Airports

Visa can be obtained at the following points of entry:

-Phnom Penh International Airport

-Siem Reap International Airport

30-day tourist visa(Type T)US$20 tourist visas can be extended for one month,but only one time.

30 day bussiness visa (type'E') US$25 Bussiness visas can be renewed indefintely,one month.

Diplomatic,official,Courtesy,and Special (Cambodian)visas are issued free of charge.

2.2 Land borders Cambodia-Vietnam border

-Babet International Checkpoint,Svay Rieng province

-Kaam Samnor International Checkpoint,Kandal Province

Note: Cambodian visas are available at the Moc Ba,Bavet and 'Chau Doc' border crossings.Vietnamese visas are not available at any overland border crossing.

Cambodia-Thailand border- Cam yeam International Checkpoint,Koh Kong Province

-Poi Pet International Checkpoint, Banteay Mean Chey Province

-O'Smach International Checkpoint,Odar Mean Chey Province

-Prum,Pailin Province

-Dong,Battambang province

Note : Cambodian visas and 30-day Thai transit visas as are available at all Thai-Cambodian border crossings.Thai transit visas are free of charge.1000-1200 Bath for a tourist visas adn 1500-1600 Bath for a business visas.Unlikethe rest of the country,they usually refuse dollars.At current exchange rates,the price in Bath is significantly more expensive than the official prices of $20 and $25.Some people have had some success paying the official price in dollars by being politely insistent.

Cambodia-Laos border Dong Kralor,Stung Treng Province

Note: border policies are not stable,travelers report that Cambodian visas are available at the border but Laotian visas are not available at the border.