What to Pack to Cambodia?


Cambodia is bordered by Thailand and Laos in the north, Vietnam in the south, and the Gulf of Siam in the southwest. It has a coastline of 443 kilometers and attracts many foreign tourists every year. The suburb of Siem Reap has a famous World Heritage Site, Angkor Wat. There are a large number of Buddhist temples in Phnom Penh. In the west of Cambodia, there is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, Tonlé Sap Lake, and you can enjoy the sun and the beach in Sihanoukville in the south of Cambodia. Before traveling to Cambodia, what to pack in suitcase? What to wear to Cambodia? These are questions that you must concern.


What to wear in Cambodia?

Cambodia has a tropical monsoon climate, which is divided into two distinct seasons, the dry season and the rainy season, the dry season from November to April, and the rainy season from May to October. The annual average temperature is 29°C-30°C, so it is summer all year round.

In daily life, short-sleeved T-shirts and shorts can meet the requirements, but for 5 o'clock to get up and watch the sunrise (the morning is a bit cool), it is recommended to prepare a thin long-sleeved outerwear, or replace it with a Krama. For going to climb a mountain, it is recommended to wear long pants and insecticides. It is recommended to bring a few more sets of laundry changes, because the temperature in Cambodia is quite high regardless of the dry season or the rainy season.

You get a lot of sweat every day, so you basically need 2 sets of clothes every day. Cambodia is a Buddhist country. You can't wear pajamas when you visit a temple. You can't wear a halter, and your pants or skirt must cross your knees. In the customs of Cambodia, white symbolizes death, so avoid wearing white clothes.


What to pack to Cambodia?


1、Travel documents for Cambodia

  • Passport: original and photocopy of one passport
  • Passenger tickets: original and photocopy of passenger tickets



Traveling to Cambodia, it is recommended to bring 3 kinds of shoes: slippers, outdoor shoes, sandals.

Going to the flat temple, you can wear flip-flops like the locals, it is cool and comfortable.

For roads not too good to go, such as Angkor Wat, Phnom Bakheng Mountain. It is recommended to wear sneakers.


3、Essential things

Toothpaste, brush, shampoo, shower gel, facial cleanser and skin care products are necessary in your daily life.

The weather is very hot there, there is a lot of sweat every day, you need to use wet wipes and dry wipes.


4、Sun protection products

Cambodia has a tropical monsoon climate and the annual average temperature is 29°C-30°C. When the sun rises at 6:00 or 7:00 in the morning, the sun is very strong, so high-yield sunscreens and wide-brimmed visors are essential items, and sunglasses are useful protection products.


5、Rain gear

Cambodia is divided into two distinct seasons, the dry season and the rainy season, the dry season from November to April, and the rainy season from May to October. In Cambodia, there are quite a lot of rains, so it is recommended to bring rain gear in both the rainy and dry seasons. It is recommended to bring a good quality disposable raincoat (can be sold in the wholesale market), which is light and compact and easy to carry. In Cambodia, umbrellas are relatively useless and have poor applicability.



In general, Cambodia’s medical standards are limited and it costs a lot to see a doctor abroad. It is recommended to bring your own medicines and purchase the corresponding insurance when you travel to Cambodia. The most common problems in Cambodia are diarrhea, vomiting and diarrhea, heat and cold, and heat stroke. In addition to self-protection, dietary attention, and plenty of water, you can also bring some drugs that are commonly used for these symptoms. So, it is recommended to bring medicines for treating mosquito bites, colds and fever, heat stroke, headache, brain heat, and diarrhea. In addition, if you have motion sickness, it is recommended to bring some motion sickness medicine.


7、Digital related products

Camera, charger, battery, memory card, electronic dictionary, smart phone, these are all useful during the trip.


Other things useful but not necessary

Flashlight and compass are two things that you can bring. The flashlight can be used after sunset and before sunrise. The compass is for people with a bad sense of direction. But in modern times, the functions of these two things can be realized on mobile phones, so you can see the situation to decide bring them whether or not.


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