If you have decided to visit Cambodia you have made an excellent choice. The country borders Vietnam and Thailand and was involved in the Vietnam War. The country is a mix of tropical jungles, winding rivers, and vibrant cities. It is truly a remarkable place to go with excursions to Thailand and Vietnam an option.
To make it easier for you to get your luxury vacation booked you can now apply for Cambodian eVisa online and save a lot of time and aggravation. Let’s look at how this works.
Applying for a Cambodian eVisa
The application process for applying for a Cambodian eVisa is done online. This is very useful and a real time saver as you do not need to go to an embassy or consulate to pick up your visa. It takes around 3 business days for your application to be approved so it is a good idea to apply at least 4 days before the start of your trip. The eVisa can be used for both business and tourism.
To complete your eVisa you will need to provide the following information:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Travel plans
- Security and health questions
You will also need to provide supporting documentation. This includes a passport sized picture of you together with the information page of your passport. This can be added later if you wish or if it isn’t convenient at the time.
Once you pay the fee your application will start processing. Once approved you will receive your eVisa via email.
There are 200 countries which are eligible for the Cambodian eVisa. This includes western world countries. Approved eVisas allow for stays in Cambodia for up to three months.
Nine countries can enter without a visa they are:
The following countries have to apply for a Cambodian visa via the consulate or embassy route. They are:
- Saudi Arabia
- Sri Lanka
Places to Visit in Cambodia
Now you have your visa secure there are some great places to see in the country. Consider:
Temples of Angkor
Fifteen minutes from Siem Reap you will find the UNESCO protected Angkor Archaeological Park. The park houses the last remnants from the Khmer Empire which existed between the ninth to the fifteenth century. The park houses temples and ruins from the era. It is easily the most visited place in Cambodia.
The Mondulkiri Project is designed to teach conservation skills and rescue elephants. Staffed by the Bunong who are the indigenous peoples of Cambodia, you will hike with elephants through the jungle and take a bath with them at a watering hole. The trip takes two days and is simply amazing.
It should be noted that the Bunong are finding their way of life changing as deforestation of the Cambodian jungle is increasing at an alarming rate.
Applying for an eVisa takes minutes and once you have it you can start looking forward to your trip.