Vietnam – Cambodia are two neighboring countries in the Indochina. The two countries have shared a land border for the last thousand years and share more recent historical links through being part of the French colonial empire. Influenced by Buddhism, Vietnam and Cambodia have similar cultural features. If you are interested in learning oriental culture, Vietnam Cambodia Tour will be an ideal trip for you.
Vietnam and Cambodia are great places to visit if you are really interested in exploring the indigenous culture of another country. With the warm welcome and friendliness of the people along with the spectacular natural beauty of these countries will make your Vietnam Cambodia Tour more interesting and full of surprises. Both countries have a culture derived from wet rice civilization so they have similarities in cultural identity, customs, belief, cuisine.
Custom – Belief
Derived from wet rice civilization, the cultural identity of the people in the two countries is reflected in the multitude of cultures, customs, festivals, especially Buddhist culture.
In Vietnam, Buddhism goes into the minds of the people and is reflected in language and art. Thanks to the good influence of Buddhism, Vietnamese always have love and kind in the way they treat each other.
In Cambodia, Buddhism is the state religion and the people have the strongest and most faithful belief to this religion. Therefore, Buddhism strongly influences the thinking and aesthetics of Cambodians. From the magnificent architectural of the world cultural heritage Angkor to the architecture of houses, schools; from the traditional dances to the lullabies of the mothers.
The climate in Vietnam has different between regions to make a difference in local culinary cultures. The characteristics of Vietnamese cuisine are spices. Vietnam has unique spices such as sauces made from a variety of fish, shrimp, squid and each type of taste varies by region.The culinary culture of the Vietnamese is known for its features such as: variety, low fat, bold taste. Using a lot of spices to enhance flavor and attractiveness in the dish. The tray, chopsticks and rice are indispensable things in the common eating habits of the whole nation of Vietnam. We can’t miss the food such as: pho, bun cha, spring rolls, street foods, snacks.
Like Vietnam, Cambodia also belongs to the wet rice civilization, so the rice always appears in the main meals of indigenous people. However, Cambodian cuisine strongly influenced Indian and Chinese styles, most of the dishes are insipid, sweet and fat taste. Cambodians like eating more fish than meat. The specialties of Cambodia are pork rice, Amok fish, Khmer curry, Khmer beef salad…On New Year’s holidays, people eat patties and pancakes at both rural and urban.
Cambodia is known as the “country of the pagoda” containing many mysteries. The monumental architecture works such as Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon statue in four faces, Ta Phrom temple, Royal palace are famous destination here. Vietnam has a variety of scenery from the majestic mountains to the pristine islands. Sapa, Hanoi, Nha Trang, Hoi An are the favorite destinations. Locals are friendly, friendly and hospitable.
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With more than 12 years of experiences in the travel industry, Luxury Travel organizes many types of Vietnam Cambodia Tours including in Hanoi, Halong Bay, Siem Reap, Sihanoukville and other beautiful places in Vietnam and Cambodia. We are an award-winning DMC, specializing in Indochina luxury holidays and, particularly, within Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. Contact us when traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia if you need any assistance.