There is a direct minivan service which you can take from Pakse to Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The journey takes 11 hours, which is a lot quicker and easier than taking a series of public bus services to complete the same journey.
Bus Times from Pakse to Phnom Penh
There is a single daily service from Pakse to Phnom Penh available to book online.
|08:00||19:00||$57 USD||Soutchai Travel|
|09:00||21:30||$49 USD||Asia Van Transfer|
- Both operators use a minivan on this route.
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Pakse Bus Stop
Soutchai Travel services from Pakse to Phnom Penh commence with a pick up from any hotel in Pakse.
Phnom Penh Bus Stop
Soutchai Travel services from Pakse to Phnom Penh terminate near the LANA Express Bus Station on Street 139 in Phnom Penh.
Phnom Penh Royal Palace
The Royal Palace is the number one tourist attraction in Phnom Penh.
Built in the 19th Century
The palace itself is fairly recent. Initially wooden building were constructed in the compound in 1866, and from 1871 when the Royal Court was moved to the site the wooden buildings were gradually replaced with permanent structures.
Opening Hours and Entrance Fee
The Royal Palace is open from 08:00 and 11:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00 every day except for pubic holidays and special occasions when the palace is used for ceremonies. For foreign visitors, the entrance fee is $10 USD.
Four Sections to the Palace
The Royal Palace is split into four sections, two of which are open to the public. The palace is the official residence of Cambodia’s Royal Family and the two sections which are off-limits to visitors are where the Royal Court is based. The two parts of the Royal Palace which you can visit are known as the Throne Hall and Silver Pagoda compounds.
Throne Hall Compound
The Throne Hall compound has seven buildings, including the Throne Hall which has a footprint of 60 metres by 30 metres with a tower that is 56 metres tall.
Silver Pagoda Compound
The Silver Pagoda compound has twelve buildings and a scale model of Angkor Wat.
Museum at the Royal Palace
Also worth visiting are the museum displays near the exit of the Royal Palace which, amongst other things, tells the story of the Cambodian Royal Family during the difficult period following independence from France when Cambodia came under the control of the Khmer Rouge.