Prices in Cambodia
Prices in Cambodia - the lowest in the region (theycomparable to the prices in the Philippines). US dollar - the currency in Cambodia chassis, but for a hike on the market, it is desirable to have a local currency (Risley), since the prices are so low that the sellers are often unable to give change from $ 5-10.
Shopping and souvenirs
Shopping in Cambodia - a great opportunityacquire traditional local products and souvenirs. Generally shops are presented in the form of small shops and shopping centers can be found in Phnom Penh, where you can buy the Asian, European and American brands. You can purchase exotic products in local markets, a variety of souvenirs, clothes, handicraft crafts.
Shopping, working according to European standards,twice a year (January - mid-February, June - beginning of September), arrange the sale - at such times you will be able to buy your stuff with 30-50% discount.
What to bring to the memory of Cambodia
- silk products, decorated with golden ornaments,woven by hand, original souvenirs made of silver, mahogany, iron, sea shells, basalt, green marble, ceramics (pots, cups, containers), Jewelry with sapphires, rubies, emeralds and original masks out of papier-mache;
- rice vodka, Cambodian coffee, pepper, dried ginger, sugar palm juice, wild honey.
Products can be purchased from CambodiaCambodian silk from $ 20, jewelry - from $ 50, pottery - $ 1-3, stone Buddha statues - about $ 1 picture (painting) - $ 5, a cotton scarf "Krum" - from $ 5, Cambodian coffee - $ 6.10 / 1 kg.
Excursions and Entertainment
If you go on a trip, which implies a walk on a boat on the Tonle Sap lake, you can see a large freshwater lake, many birds and other animals. This tour costs $ 30.
Visit the temple complex "Angkor" you can for $ 20 / full day, and fly over Angkor helicopter - $ 100 for 1 person.
Trams, metro and trains, familiar toEuropeans are absent in the country: here to move around the city used tuk-tuks (auto rickshaws), taxis, small mini-buses. City buses can only be found in Phnom Penh, the fare which is about $ 0.37. Travel by mini-bus costs about $ 2, and the tuk-tuk - about $ 1. A taxi ride in the city will cost you about $ 5. You can rent a taxi with a driver, if desired. For this service you pay $ 20-40 / 1 day.
In the case of economical vacation in Cambodia, you may run out and $ 10 per night for 1 person, but if you want to feel very comfortable, your daily spending amount to $ 30-35 per 1 person.