Introducing Cambodia

Cambodia is as inspiring as it is extraordinary. Discover ancient palaces and magnificent temples amid lush forests. Soak up the rustic charms of timeless countryside from your exclusive hotel. Or seek out bustling markets and intriguing cities. 

Practical Information

Capital city
Phnom Penh

Riel (in 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 and 100000 notes)

Spicy and often cooked in a single pot over a charcoal stove, creating a distinctive smoky taste.

Tipping etiquette
Tipping is not expected, but it’s polite to do so. 10% is usual.

Saying hello
Say “chum reap suor”. Or, for a less formal greeting, “sous-dey”.

When To Go

There’s plenty on offer in Cambodia throughout the year. Winter is cool and dry – perfect for exploring the countryside. Spring sees lively celebrations for Cambodian New Year. Whereas summer and autumn are humid and quieter, with fewer crowds at the must-see sights and attractions. 

Top Tip from SLH

Visiting the famous temples? Hire a driver and ask their advice on where to go – their expert knowledge could lead to a hidden gem.