If you are a nature-lover, Pailin is the place to head or plan for your holidays. Pailin is still home of mountains, waterfalls, untouched forests, abundant wildlife, and agro-tourism. While you are in Pailin, Memoria Palace & Resort is your choice of stay. We are green retreat from the hectic buzz of city life, and connect you with nature. The stillness and calm of the resort property blanket you in relaxation and comfort.
Pailin province, known for gem mining, is a peaceful rural town unspoilt by modern development that allows visitors a glimpse into the real Cambodian life of the once war-torn area. Easily accessible from Chanthaburi via the Ban Pakard/Phsa Prum Border or Ban Laem/Daung Border which is free from the scams and hassles of Poipet or Koh Kong, Pailin offers you an alternative way to enter/exit Cambodia with good roads allowing easy access to Chanthaburi, Koh Chang, Rayong, Pattaya, Bangkok, Battambang, Siem Reap, and Phnom Penh.
Crossing Cambodia with Thailand
Ban Pakard/Phsa Prum Border crossing is easy as the border is not busy but this route has not many choice of transportation from the border to Chanthaburi but when you are in Chanthaburi, there are many choices of transportation to connect you to your destination. Still you can hire whole taxi or mini-van to bring you Chanthaburi or your destination but it maybe be pricy.
From Pailin to Ban Laem is about 20km, you can either hire a taxi from Pailin or our tuk-tuk of Memoria to drop you off or pick your up from Ban Laem/Daung Border. This border crossing is busier that Ban Pakard/Phsar Prum but less busy than Poipet. The border has regular taxi and mini-van to Chanthaburi, Koh Chang, Rayong, Pattaya, and Bangkok. Mini vans or taxis first leave at 7.30am, last leave at 5pm, and are leaving in every HOUR.
By whole Taxi
Ban Pakard to Chanthaburi is about 1000 baht and it takes about 1 hour. When you are at Chanthaburi, you can get on taxi, minivan or bus to Koh Chang, Rayong, Pattaya, and Bangkok.
Ban Laem to Chanthaburi is about 120 baht, and it takes about 1.5 hours. Ban Laem to Rayong is about 240 baht and it takes about 3 hours. Ban Laem to Pattaya is about 300 baht, and it takes about 4.5 hours. And Ban Laem to Bangkok is about 360 bath, and it takes about 5 hours.
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Taking a car into Thailand from Cambodia or vice versa
You can also bring your own vehicle crossing Cambodia to Thailand. Click here for detail information.