December is here, and the month of travelling simply beckons tourists to all parts of the world. Travelling to Cambodia for simply need a helping hand? Geeks In Cambodia presents to you the top 5 apps for your adventures in the Kingdom. Check out our last two installments (featuring Waze, Ouzer, HotelQuickly, Check In Tonight and more) here and here.
WOW! Siem Reap
Siem Reap is definitely the tourist hub of Cambodia. WOW! Siem Reap is a platform that targets Chinese visitors, and is accessible through WeChat, an application for connecting with friends. It is available on iOS, Android, Windows and Blackberry. WOW! Siem Reap delivers information as well as recommendations on a myriad places. They are tailored to the user’s specific needs, such as “brunch”, “souvenir store” and more.
Cambodian Language Guide & Audio
For travellers that are interested in communicating using Khmer, the Cambodian Language Guide & Audio app by the World Nomads can help out. It contains a whole directory of phrases in romanised Khmer, so you can get chummy with your tuktuk driver. Audio is even provided, so you do not go pronouncing them wrong and end up causing more confusion than before.
Cambodia Essential Travel Guide
The Cambodia Essential Travel Guide is certainly a necessity on your journey. Whereas some apps only focus on certain cities or provinces, this guide is extremely comprehensive, and has a huge database of attractions, museums, restaurants, bars, hotels, shopping destinations and more. Traveller ratings are also available, along with reviews and image galleries.
The app provides general travel information, attractions (location enabled), map, translator, and Point Of Interest searches. Need an ATM or nearby bank? You do not have to google for it. Everything is within the app.
Angkor Wat Cambodia Tour Guide
Undoubtedly, Angkor Wat is the monument of Cambodia. Being the largest religious monument in the world, it is only sensible to have an app entirely dedicated to it. The Angkor Wat Cambodia Tour Guide by Guiddoo is an extensive audio-visual travel guide that provides everything a tourist would need to explore the temple. The app takes care of everything, from booking tickets to personal tours and packages and even hotels and restaurants near Angkor Wat.
Need even more guidance? The Angkor Wat Cambodia Tour Guide delivers. With a step-by-step tour around the monument and trivia of each location, you can easily conduct your own tour. It also provides relevant information such as opening hours of Angkor Wat, directions and more.
Find Khmer is a Cambodian search engine based on location awareness. Using the database from findkh.com it allows you to look through many categories crucial for your travel. These include accommodation, dining, entertainment and more.
We hope with these apps you will find simpler travels in Cambodia, yet powerful and enriching. Take the chance to breath in the sights and scenes of the beautiful Kingdom!