Travel Information For A Trip From Guangzhou To Phnom Penh
From the laid-back vitality of Phnom Penh to the awe-inspiring ruins of Angkor Wat, Cambodia is a prime destination that attracts millions of visitors every year. With genuine locals always ready to share a sincere smile, Cambodia will steal your heart and enrich your spirit. Below is some useful information for a trip from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh – the gorgeous and vibrant capital of Cambodia.
Flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh
Due to the long distance of 1,590 kilometers (988 miles) from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh, the best way to travel between these two cities is by booking flights from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou (and vice versa). The major commercial airports of the route are Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) and Phnom Penh International (PNH).
The average price for flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh is 213 USD with flight duration of around 2 hours and 49 minutes. Most cheap flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh are available in the last three months of the year, namely October, November and December.
If you are struggling with finding cheap prices for these flights, just browse the website of Cambodia Angkor Air – one of the top tier airlines that frequently offers the best deals for Cambodia flight tickets. The airline currently offers direct flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh (round trip) which cost you only 600 CNY (equivalent to 90 USD). The promotion is valid until 31 March 2018.
Currency & exchange in Phnom Penh
The local currency is the Cambodian Riel; however, most of the goods and services in Phnom Penh are priced and paid for in the US Dollar. Credit cards, traveler’s checks and other currencies are accepted only at a few places, so it’s best to carry US Dollars in small denominations. ATMs are much more common as they can be found at various places in Phnom Penh.
Shopping in Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh is an ideal place for shopping, everything from international brands, local designers to cheap copies. One of the best ways to experience the shopping in Phnom Penh is to visit local markets such as Russian Market – a great place for souvenirs and discounted name-brand clothing. It also has a wide range of handicrafts and antiquities, Cambodian trinkets, home décor, accessories and so on. Moreover, don’t forget to visit Psar Thmei (literally 'New Market'), often called the Central Market, which is best for gold and silver jewellery, antique coins, dodgy watches and clothing.
Eating in Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh offers the best dining in Cambodia and you can totally eat well and cheaply in the capital city. The Cambodian own unique Khmer cuisine is truly authentic whether you try some street foods or enjoy your meals at a 5-star restaurant. Besides, the dining scene in Phnom Penh is also a mix of many world cuisines including American, Mexican, Italian, German, Greek, English, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Malay, Indonesian and Thai. If you want to experience an adventurous feeling in Phnom Penh, try the fried insects. Although their appearance is a little bit thrilling, they are nutritious, eco-friendly and abundant.