Choose The Holiday in Siem Reap For You
From adventure to total relaxation…and everything in between.
Siem Reap has one of the 7 Wonders of the World Angkor Wat and home to the temples used in Lara Croft – Tomb Raider starring Angelina Jolie.
Has its own International Airport and easily accessible from several countries.
Easy to obtain a both short and long term visas.
There are many fun things to experience in Siem Reap with lots of new adventure activities to try.
Cambodia borders Laos, Vietnam and Thailand and central if you are traveling through Asia.
It does not matter whether you come alone, with friends, family or as a couple…a wonderful holiday awaits you.
You can choose everything from a high energy, adventure holiday…to something more laid back – if that is your style because Siem Reap is a destination where you can tailor-make your holiday to suit you. Whether it is exploring the ancient temples or sunning yourself around the pool with a cold beer in hand…whatever holiday you want is waiting.
Visas are easy to obtain and you can get a 1 month on arrival at the airport and it is easy to arrange long term visas should you decide to stay a while longer.
Cambodia is a great place to visit if you are travelling through Asia because it borders Thailand, Laos and Vietnam so if you intend to travel onward, there are many options available to you.
Booking your onward travel is easy because Siem Reap has it’s own International Airport, bus companies and there are many travel agents in or around Pub Street that are available to help you with your needs.
Angkor Wat is one of the 7 Wonders of the World and is a truly amazing place to visit. However, there are many more magnificent temple that are found in Angkor Thom Archaeology Park (a 9km – 9km square area), which was built during the rise of the Khmer empire and are certainly worth visiting.
Bayon Temple and Ta Prohm are locations that were used in the movie Tomb Raider with Angelina Jolie, which is nothing short of spectacular. You may like to read our article on The 10 Best Temples in Siem Reap, which will help you plan your tour and give you an idea of what to see; or if you are unsure on how to purchase your Temple Tickets will help you with help you with key information.
Cambodia is located in Asia and Siem Reap situated 321 kilometers north from Phenom Penh the capital city. Siem Reap is easily accessible from Phenom Penh (and vice-versa) by bus and cost US$15. Mini vans are also available that seat 20 people, which are slightly less expensive and the trip takes approximately 6 hours.
Reasonably cheap flights can also be obtained at a cost of approximately $80.00 one way in low time and the flight takes approximately 30 minutes.
The currency used in Cambodia is either US$ or Cambodian Riel and all establishments use either/or a combination of both currencies.
US$1.00 = 4,000 Riel
Cambodia is an economical place to visit…where your dollar goes a long way and see our article on 10 Things to Do in Siem Reap for Under $5.00 for some great ideas.
Siem Reap has wonderful food and has a variety of cuisines from all over the world to suit almost everyone’s taste.
Siem Reap caters for all types of budgets from high-end to something more economical …and everything in between.
It is easy to get around town by using either walking, bicycle, motorbike, or tuk-tuk and everything is close at hand, making commuting convenient.
Not only does Siem Reap offer some of the most magnificent temples in the world, but there is so much to do here that there will never be a dull moment.
If you have never traveled to Cambodia before – you make like our article Handy Information About Siem Reap For First Timers, which will give you great advice on what you need to know.