What to wear in Cambodia

There are several factors to keep in mind whenever you are planning to visit another country and Cambodia is not an exception. Not only the climate, the overall cost of the trip and socially accepted norms, one also should be well aware of the cultural elements. Indochina travel Cambodia

What to wear in Cambodia

What to wear in Cambodia –source: www.whattowearonholiday.com

People should do some research about the unique culture of here first when it comes to packing the right clothes for a trip in this beautiful country! What type of clothes to take along will be defined by the culture. Cambodian people are accepting tourism happily although this country is a very conservative country.

However tourists should know a few tips for clothing items that are not only culturally accepted but also weather appropriate as the country has strong beliefs about modesty. The cultural elements of Cambodia are always well worth expecting.

As people always wait until the last moment and end up getting items in a rush, shopping for new clothes for trips can be daunting. Planning ahead is such a good idea and shopping online is suitable if you do not have the time to go out!

Clothes for Men in Cambodia

Clothes for men in Cambodia

Clothes for men in Cambodia –source: www.cambodiatravelforum.net

In here, there are some parts have accepted shorts daily to be worn by men while in some places, it is still not acceptable. Men can swear a shirt and short when walking around town or for general touring of the ancient temples. People in Cambodia permit men to wear shorts rather than trousers since the weather is warm.

At night, tourists are expected to be dressed a little more formal although men can wear shorts during the day. So it is advisable to wear trousers with a short or long sleeved button-up shirt even if you are visiting the same place or temple. Cambodia travel packages

Also since there are a lot of mosquitoes in some places of here, make sure that you put on an insect repellent when you are wearing shorts. Also to protect you from the sun, wearing a hat and applying plenty of sunscreen are not bad ideas.

Clothes for Women in Cambodia

Clothes for women in Cambodia

Clothes for women in Cambodia–source: www.alexinwanderland.com

Visiting here, women should bring along clothes made from light fabrics like cotton and linen since the weather here is rather hot. During the hot weather, these fabrics will protect you from the heat by keeping you cool. Also women wearing spaghetti-strapped tops will not win the heart of Cambodian locals. Only wear a blouse or a T-shirt, if not locals will feel disrespected and offended. It is possible for you to wear a long dress which is socially accepted in formal settings. Women can wear long skirts and jeans during the day.

Footwear to be worn in Cambodia

Open sandals are the most suitable type of shoes

Open sandals are the most suitable type of shoes–source: www.alexinwanderland.com

Open sandals, which are so easy to take off and put back on when you pay a visit to the temples, are the best types of shoes to be worn in Cambodia. Whenever you visit the temples, it is essential to take off your sandals before entering, it is such a very important tip to remember. Normal closed shoes can be worn for formal occasions. The rubber flip-flops work best when you are indoors.

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