When is the best time to travel to Cambodia?

There are pros and cons for each season, but there are not good or bad times to travel to Cambodia: the wet and dry seasons both have their own advantages and disadvantages. Cambodia weather and climate are subject to well-defined monsoon seasons, which has given rise to high and low tourist seasons.

The dry season runs from November to April and is the season that sees most visitors as the temperatures start to drop, with December and January being the coolest seasons. Road travel is at its easiest - some rural roads are only easily passable to motor traffic in the dry season and as the skies are clear the dry season is optimal to capture some of the most dramatic sunrises and sunsets.

The wet season runs from May to October and is when the country sees most rainfall. Rain is generally predictable and easy to work around, lasting only for an hour or two. The forests and paddies are more verdant, and rain brings colors to life. Also the number of visitors drops considerably. For more information please contact our

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  • Angkor Wat in the Wet season

    Angkor Wat in the wet season

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