How much does it cost to go to the Killing Fields?

Getting to Choeung Ek Killing Fields The journey from central Phnom Penh takes around 30 minutes. Entry is $3 for foreigners and, much like most museums in Cambodia, free for Khmer people.

How to get to Choeung Ek?

The easiest way to get to Choeung Ek is by tuk tuk. Simply find a tuk tuk driver on the street and let them know that you would like to head over to Choeung Ek. You should plan to have the driver wait for you as you visit and then have them drive you back into Phnom Penh.

How do you get around in Phnom Penh?

Most locals, expats, and tourists choose to get around by bicycle, moto, tuk tuk, or taxi. Tuk tuks offer a pleasant way to traverse Phnom Penh. Tuk tuks are generally the most pleasant way to travel.

Is there a dress code for the killing fields?

There is no dress code as such for visiting the Killing Fields but you have to remember that it’s a sacred place to many Cambodians. Dress respectfully and try to cover your shoulders and knees.

How much money should I take to Cambodia?

Daily Budget for Cambodia For a cheap, simple backpacker’s experience, we recommend budgeting at least $40 for each day you plan to spend in Cambodia. This is enough for you to stay in simple guesthouses and hotels, eat a mix of local and international food and travel around the country by bus.

Why is Cambodia so poor?

Cambodia struggles due to ongoing corruption, a lack of adequate education and limited opportunities for employment. However, the Cambodian government has been working with donors such as the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank to address the country’s pressing needs.

What is the most popular transport in Cambodia?

Tuk tuk is the most popular mode of transport in Cambodia, with the two-wheel carriages being pulled out by motorbike. Again, there’s no shortage of tuk tuks — although the number drastically decreases after about 10pm — waiting to take tourists about, usually at heavily inflated prices.

Is it safe to eat street food in Cambodia?

Every afternoon Cambodian students sit down to enjoy some of their country’s most delicious dishes: its street food. The safest street foods are those that are cooked in front of you and served hot, which kills off bacteria. And despite what you may have heard, the ice in Cambodia is generally safe to consume.

How much should a tuk tuk to the Killing Fields Cost?

A tuk-tuk to the Killing Fields and back should cost around $15 USD. Taxis – If you’re taking a taxi around the city or to the Killing Fields, make sure or it’s metered or negotiate the fare upfront. They’re more expensive than tuk-tuks, however, and are mostly unnecessary.