As the economy of the country grows, Phnom Penh has become more and more crowded. During the rush hour, there are usually traffic jams in ever main streets of the capital. Phnom Penh has no skytrain or underground yet to avoid the traffic jams. However, if you travel with a local, he or she will know how to avoid blockage. In Phnom Penh as well as in the whole country, everyone drives on the right. Motorbikes are the most common vehicles in the streets because they are the most affordable vehicles. Most of Cambodian families have at least one motorbike, so you may not see that many bicycles. The roads that lead from Phnom Penh to some parts of the country are in good condition. However, most of the time they are crowded because the roads are covered mostly by villages. If you travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, you may want to stop by a little bit for tarantulas at Skon.
In Phnom Penh, a motodup (motor taxi) and remork are two very popular means of transportation, these two are the most common and cheapest ways of transport. Another one of the cheapest is the cyclo (tricycle bike). A cyclo is a good way to travel because of its low speed, that will make you more convenient for sight-seeing. A cyclo is also a very pleasant experience that you may not find elsewhere in the world. You can find a lot of cyclo’s near the royal palace and the national museum. A taxi is the most comfortable but it’s not so popular for the locals. Recently, the municipal of Phnom Penh has launched some public buses which costs a little to travel with. If you want to travel from Phnom Penh to other provinces, buses which are all moved by private companies are the most popular. There are bus stations in every province and city of the country. The cost of the bus ticket varies according to the destination and the time of the year. During the national holiday, the price of the bus ticket nearly doubles, but normally, you may have to spend 6$ on a bus ticket from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
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It’s also possible to find a private driver for your stay in Phnom Penh or for your visit to any attraction in the country. The private driver will safely take you to wherever you want for a reasonable price. If you want to travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, you can also take a limousine bus or cruise along the Tonlé Sap River.