What to expect when you cross the border from Vietnam to Cambodia by BackPackerLee. See my take on “Travelling in South East Asia – The Kingdom of Cambodia & The Socialist Republic of Vietnam” at https://airgapanonymitycollective.com/2015/08/20/travelling-in-south-east-asia-the-kingdom-of-cambodia-the-socialist-republic-of-vietnam/
The travel distance between the two dynamic cities Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City seems insignificant as it is only 150km. However, even though you might be fully equipped with transportation and money, there is still one more challenge you have to conquer: crossing the border at Moc Bai.
I used Giant Ibis, as I know they are reliable and good value for money
The Moc Bai – Bavet Border is one of the three international border gates of Cambodia. On the Vietnamese side, the gate is regarded as Moc Bai Border of Tay Ninh Province. In contrast, across the border in Cambodia, the gate is known as Bavet, which belongs to Svay Rieng Province. In general, this is the most popular gate for people to travel from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City. The border gate is open from 8am to 8pm every day.
Leaving Nam at Moc…
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