Celebrating New Years Eve 2018 in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh New Years Eve

Situated on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong River, Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia. Known as “Pearl of Asia”, Phnom Penh is one of most popular destination for welcoming New Year 2018 in South East Asia. The city has a lot of tourist attractions and festive events waiting for visitors during next coming New Years Eve celebrations.

NYE celebrations

Raffles will have their “Kingdon of Wonder Gala Dinner” which will be held poolside. Their will be a performance by The Royal Ballet of Cambodia, and food stations to include foie gras, oysters, international cheeses, and more. They will also be having live music in the Elephant Bar.

The Sofitel will have their “Gala Dinner in the Phokeethra Grand Ballroom,” which will include entertainment of an opera singer, “best of Khmer 60’s pop in Khmer, English, and more.” Looks like a pretty great menu.

Hotel Cambodiana is having a big buffet dinner, and their party is called the “Venetian Carnival.” There will be a lot of entertainment to include a circus show and live bands. They should also do a big fireworks display (which you’ll be able to see from anywhere on Riverside.

Nagaworld is having their “Dazzling Ball – Dance to the New Year” with entertainment and a buffet.

Get to Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh International Airport (IATA: PNH) is the largest airport in Cambodia, located 7km west of the city. The following airlines operate service to/from Phnom Penh:

  • AirAsia (Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok)
  • Asiana Airlines(Seoul-Incheon)
  • Bangkok Airways (Bangkok)
  • Cambodia Angkor Air (Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap)
  • China Airlines (Taipei)
  • China Eastern Airlines (Kunming, Nanning)
  • China Southern Airlines (Beijing, Guangzhou)
  • Dragonair (Hong Kong)
  • EVA Air (Taipei)
  • Jetstar Asia Airways (Singapore)
  • Korean Air (Seoul-Incheon)
  • Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Qatar Airways (Ho Chi Minh City,Doha)
  • Shanghai Airlines (Shanghai)
  • SilkAir (Singapore)
  • Thai AirAsia (Bangkok)
  • Thai Airways International (Bangkok)
  • Tiger Airways (Singapore)
  • Vietnam Airlines (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane)

Tourist Destinations & Trips

  • Royal Palace
  • Silver Pagoda
  • Central Market
  • National Museum
  • Sisowath Quay
  • National Museum of Cambodia
  • River Cruises
  • Silk Island Bike tour
  • Cambodian Living Arts – Apsara and traditional Khmer dance
  • Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre
  • Ta Prohm at Tonle Bati

Top Bars and Restaurants

  • Taqueria Corona Restaurant
  • Malis Cambodian Restaurant
  • Khema
  • Topaz
  • Mok Mony
  • Daughters of Cambodia Visitor Centre Cafe
  • Friends the Restaurant
  • Rustic Restaurant
  • Brooklyn Pizza & Bistro

Top 10 most booked Hotel

  • NagaWorld Hotel & Entertainment Complex 5 Star Hotel
  • La Rose Suites
  • Hotel Cambodiana
  • The Frangipani Living Arts Hotel and Spa
  • The Plantation Urban Resort and Spa
  • La Rose Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • Angkor International Hotel
  • The Pavilion
  • Rambutan Resort – Phnom Penh
  • iRoHa Garden Hotel & Resort

If you are planning your trip to Phnom Penh for Christmas and New Years Eve, early booking is highly recommended.