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Useful information Cambodia

Laos

SIEM REAP

PHNOM PENH

Best Time To Go

Laos has a tropical monsoon climate with two distinct seasons: May to October is the rainy season and November to April is the dry season. It is hottest in March and April when temperatures can reach as high as 38C/100F. The lowest temperatures, usually in December, are around 15C/59F. The average temperature is between 25C/77F and 30C/84F.

Visas/Passports

Passports should be valid for six months after your planned date of departure from the country. Visas valid for 30 days can be easily obtained on arrival. Cost depends on nationality (from US$ 30 to US$ 42). One passport-sized photograph is also required.

Airport Departure Taxes

Airport departure taxes are already included.

AVERAGE TEMP

RAIN

AVERAGE TEMP

RAIN

degrees Celsius

(mm)

degrees Celsius

(mm)

22/31

25

19/32

0.7

feb

23/32

11

20/33

3

mar

24/34

58

26/34

28

apr

25/34

101

25/35

61 175

MONTH jan

25/34

111

25/35

june

25/33

177

24/33

221

july

24/32

195

24/32

236

aug

24/32

172

25/32

151 276

may

24/32

248

24/32

oct

23/31

318

23/31

248

NOV

22/30

135

22/30

81

DEC

21/30

80

20/31

10

sep

Airports

Vientiane Wattay Airport is located 3 kilometres from the centre of Vientiane. Luang Prabang International Airport is located 4 kilometres from the centre of Luang Prabang.

High Season

Best Time to Go

October to April

The ideal time to visit Cambodia is between October and March. From November to February the cool, dry northeastern monsoon carries relatively little rain whereas the southwestern monsoon carries up to eighty percent of the country’s rainfall between the months of May and October. Maximum daily temperatures range from 31 degrees Celsius in January to 34 degrees Celcius in April. Daily minimum temperatures are usually no less than 24 degrees.

Low Season

May to September

Peak Season

November to February

Time

GMT +7 hours

High Season

October to April

LUANG PRABANG

MONTH

VIENTIANE

Low Season

AVERAGE TEMP RAIN

AVERAGE TEMP

RAIN

May to September

degrees Celsius (mm)

degrees Celsius

(mm)

Peak Season

Approximately 20 Dec – 10 Jan jan

13/28

15

14/28

5

feb

14/32

18

17/30

15

mar

17/34

31

19/33

38

apr

21/36

109

23/34

99

may

23/35

163

23/32

267

june

23/34

155

24/32

302

july

23/32

231

24/31

267

aug

23/32

300

24/31

292

sep

23/33

165

24/31

302

oct

21/32

79

21/31

109

NOV

18/29

31

18/29

15

DEC

15/27

13

16/28

3

Time

GMT +7 hours

Visas/Passports

A passport with at least six month validity is required. A visa is required for most nationalities and is available upon arrival at both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap international airports. A tourist visa costs US $20 and is valid for 30 days. One passport-sized photograph is also required. To save time guests can arrange their visa on arrival in advance via http://cambodiaonarrival.com/ or http://www.mfaic.gov. kh/e-visa/vindex.aspx

Airports

Phnom Penh Airport is approximately 8 kilometres west of the city centre. Siem Reap Airport is approximately 7km west of the city centre. Buffalo Tours Brochure 2012 92

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