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Cambodia presents considerable challenges to travelers with disabilities, but they are not insurmountable. Some smaller guesthouses and hotels will not cater to travelers with disabilities, but the bigger and more established ones will. In any case, it is a good idea to check in advance. In Angkor Wat, some parts of the temples are inaccessible to wheelchair-bound visitors because of the irregular paving and simply the nature of the temples. Plenty of it is accessible, however. In the towns and cities, what sidewalks there are usually heavily potholed and irregular. Newer buildings such as the airport and top-end hotels will have ramps for wheelchair access, but that is about as far as it goes.

The fundamental key to a successful rip to Cambodia if you are disabled is a lot of planning in advance. Useful organizations include Mobility International USA (tel. 541/343-1284; www.miusa.org); Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation (tel. 020-7250 3222; radar.org.uk); and Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH; tel. 212/447-7284; www.sath.org).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.