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Siem Reap Attractions
Siem Reap Attractions

Siem Reap Tourist Attractions

  • Overview of Siem Reap Province » Click here to read more...
    • » Introduction to Siem Reap

      Introduction to Siem Reap Province

      Siem Reap province is located in northwest Cambodia. It is the major tourist hub in Cambodia, as it is the closest city to the world famous temples of Angkor (the Angkor temple complex is north of the city). The provincial capital is also called Siem Reap and is located in the South of the province on the shores of the Tonle Sap Lake, the greatest sweet water reserve in whole Southeast Asia. The name of the city literally means Siamese defeated, referring to the victory of the Khmer Empire over the army of the Thai kingdom in the 17th century. 

      At the turn of the millennium Siem Reap was a Cambodian provincial town with few facilities, minor surfaced roads and little in the way of nightlife. Tourism industry catered largely to hardy backpackers willing to brave the tortuous road from the Thai border on the tailgate of a local pick-up truck. There were a couple of large hotels and a handful of budget guesthouses. Tuk-tuks and taxis were non-existent and the trusty motodup was the chosen means of touring the temples of Angkor. 

      The proximity of the Angkorian ruins turned Siem Reap into a boomtown in less than half a decade. Huge, expensive hotels ... More Detail...

    • » Siem Reap Geography

      Siem Reap Geography

      Siem Reap province is 10,299 square kilometres big and definitely one of the most famous ones in Cambodia. It's located in the Northwest of the country bordering to the North with Oddor Meanchey, to the East with Preah Vihear and Kampong Thom, to the West with Banteay Meanchey and to the South with the biggest sweet water reserve in Southeast Asia, the huge Tonle Sap Lake.

      The province in general, especially in the Southern part consists of the typical plain wet area for Cambodia, covering lots of rice fields and other agricultural plantations. The northern part is turning into an undulating area covered with some deeper, green forests. A quite distinguished mark of Siem Reap Province is the smaller, but important Siem Reap River. It rises from Phnom Kulen, meanders through the northern part of Siem Reap Province and eventually into the Tonle Sap ... More Detail...

    • » Siem Reap Weather & Climates

      Siem Reap Weather & Climates

      The country has a tropical climate - warm and humid. In the monsoon season, abundant rain allows for the cultivation of a wide variety of crops. This year-round tropical climate makes Cambodia ideal for developing tourism. Travellers need not to fear natural disasters such as erupting volcanoes or earthquakes, and the country is not directly affected by tropical storms. 

      Climate: Cambodia can be visited throughout the year. However, those plans to travel extensively by road should be avoided the last two months of the rainy season when some countryside roads may be impassable. The average temperature is about 27 degrees Celsius; the minimum temperature is about 16 degrees. December and January are the coolest months, whereas the hottest is April. General information about the provincial climate:- Cool season: November- March (23-29c) 

      - Hot season: March- May (27c -37c) 
      - Rainy season: May - October (24-33c, with humidity up to ... More Detail...

    • » Siem Reap Population

      Siem Reap Population

      The current population in this province is about 903,030 people or 6.3% of the country's total population (14,363,519 person in Cambodia, 2007, provincial government data), with 440,395 male and 462,635 female. The population density is therefore 87,7 people per square ... More Detail...

    • » Siem Reap Economy

      Siem Reap Economy

      Generally spoken Siem Reap Province is all in all economically focusing on the foreign tourism due to the famous Angkor Temples. Since of the year 2000 the economical growth rate is gaining double-digits. It's all sub-sectors such as hotels, restaurants, bars, entertainment places and transportation to profit from the annual influx of tourists, which was in 2007 more than 1,000,000 people. 

      Except the tourism sector the provincial economy was and still is growing due to the enforced fishery. Thousands of tons are annually exported to other provinces within the country or outside Cambodia. Farming and fruit cropping has probably become a minor profitable sector, but is still done by the vast poor rural population, who are the underdogs regarding the annual provincial ... More Detail...

    • » How to get to Siem Reap

      The way to get to Siem Reap - Angkor Wat

      The majority of visitors to Siem Reap arrive by air from Phnom Penh and Bangkok. There are also regular flights from Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Vientiane. See the airline list below. Visas are available on arrival at the Siem Reap and Phnom Penh airports. From Phnom Penh, there are also daily boats and buses going to Siem Reap. Some visitors make their way to Siem Reap overland from Thailand via the Aranyaprathet/Poipet border crossing. 

      Siem Reap: Arrival and Departure 

      Airport Departure and Arrival Tax: Domestic: US$6. International: US$25 Siem Reap Airport: The airport sits 6km from town, close to the temples, occasionally affording spectacular views of Angkor Wat during landings and take offs. Outside the terminal is a ticket booth for registered taxis into town. Independent taxis and motorcycles wait just outside the airport. The price is the same for both: motorcycles are $2 and cars are $6-7 into town. Most hotels offer free transportation from the airport but you must notify them in advance of your arrival. 

      Siem Reap Ferry Dock: 

      The ferry to Siem Reap arrives at Chong Khneas near Phnom ... More Detail...

    • » What to see in Siem Reap

      What to see in Siem Reap, Cambodia

      As enthralling as the temples of Angkor may be, there are lots of other things to see and do around Siem Reap. Seeing a bit of Cambodia away from the temples can help avert ‘temple-burnout’ and round out your Cambodian experience as well as help Cambodia by taking some tourist pressure off of the temples and spreading the tourism dollars a bit more widely.

      In addition to the following suggestions, check out the sections on visiting the Tonle Sap Lake and bird sanctuary, attending a traditional dance performance, going on a helicopter, balloon and Angkor elephant rides, traditional markets, Angkor Night Market and good causes. Also see Volunteer opportunities and Charitable Organizations: All Cambodia for more information. Fort more ideas on other things to do around Siem Reap see the NGO-based Stay Another Day ... More Detail...

    • » Where to eat in Siem Reap

      Where to eat in Siem Reap, Angkor Wat

      There is no shortage of restaurants in Siem Reap. They have been opening steadily over the past couple of years. Siem Reap offers an excellent variety of restaurants. Shinta Mani and Hotel Grand D'Angkor lead the fine dining category though there are several places offering excellent cuisine in a stylish, refined atmosphere. There are also plenty of moderately priced Cambodian and international restaurants. Almost every restaurant offers Cambodian food. For the budget minded, check out the inexpensive Chinese places at the south end of Sivatha Blvd. or the local food stalls and noodle cookshops next to Phsar Char (Old Market).

      Dinner Theater:

      Attending a traditional dance performance is a must when visiting Cambodia. Several restaurants offer dinner performances. Nightly performances: Angkor Village Hotel, Apsara Theater, Kulen II, Angkor Mondial, Chao Pra Ya, Tonle Mekong, and Tonle Sap. Some restaurants, such as the Dead Fish Tower, offer traditional music during the dinner hour. Shadow puppetry can be seen at Bayon 1 and La Noria Hotel. You can book the Apsara Dancing Show with us here: More Detail...

    • » Where to Stay in Siem Reap

      Where to Stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia

      Siem Reap has an ever-growing number of hotel and guesthouse rooms, and a variety that is wide enough to satisfy all tastes and requirements. Though staying right in the middle of town is a bit more convenient to the Old Market and Sivatha road area, the town is relatively small making any location almost equally convenient as any other.

      For more information about accommodation in Siem Reap, Please Visit here: Siem Reap Boutique Hotels

      There are now several four and five-star hotels in town, especially along the airport road. Less expensive mid-range rooms with a/c, cable TV, and hot water are available in a variety of styles and look and begin at about $15 or $20 but average $25 - $60. More expensive usually means newer, more stylish rooms, and more hotel services. Budget guesthouses, usually family-run, cost $2-$10 a night. Dozens of budget places are scattered across town, with a concentration in the Wat Bo and Taphul Village areas. Almost all guesthouses and hotels can arrange anything a tourist might need including tours, ... More Detail...

    • » Shopping in Siem Reap

      Shopping in Siem Reap

      Siem Reap is an excellent place to buy Cambodian souvenirs, handicrafts, textiles and art. Only Phnom Penh offers a comparable selection, but much of what is available in Siem Reap is unique to Siem Reap. Until recently, the Old Market (Phsar Chas) and vendors at the temples were the only places to buy souvenirs. Over the last few of years there has been a small boom of new shops, galleries and boutiques, offering a more varied selection of quality handicrafts and silks as well as original artistic creations - paintings, prints, carvings and such. 

      The Old Market still has the widest variety of souvenirs, as well as the best selection of items such as baskets, silver work and musical instruments. It also offers an interesting local ambiance, but the boutiques, galleries and specialty shops offer generally higher quality items and a more sophisticated selection of Cambodian products. Of particular interest are the traditional craft workshops and silk farms where you can see crafts in the making as well as buy the final product. 

      When purchasing local crafts, be selective in your purchase as there might also be some fakes. Most of the crafts, particularly the ... More Detail...

Siem Reap province is located in northwest Cambodia. It is the major tourist hub in Cambodia, as it is the closest city to the world famous temples of Angkor (the Angkor temple complex is north of the city). The provincial capital is also called Siem Reap and is located in the South of the province on the shores of the Tonle Sap Lake, It is fully with tourist attractions site. The greatest sweet water reserve in whole Southeast Asia. The name of the city literally means Siamese defeated, referring to the victory of the Khmer Empire over the army of the Thai kingdom in the 17th century. 

Cambodia Shooting Range

Cambodia Shooting Range

Our large shooting range is distance of 25 meters with a capacity that will fit more than 20 people to shoot all at ... More Detail

Crocodile Farm Siem Reap

Crocodile Farm Siem Reap

Crocodile Farm, Siem Reap is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Siem Reap. The crocodile farm is located on ... More Detail

Angkor Horse Riding

Angkor Horse Riding

Enjoy half hour to half day explorations through Siem Reap’s surrounding countryside and temples on horseback. The ... More Detail

Balloon Ride over Angkor View

Balloon Ride over Angkor View

Enjoy The Siem Reap Balloon Rides with your eye view of Angkor and its historical landmarks as you sail with the clouds ... More Detail

Siem Reap Pub Street

Siem Reap Pub Street

Siem Reap offers a wide range of eating and drinking options with new businesses at all price ranges opening almost ... More Detail

Siem Reap War Museum

Siem Reap War Museum

The Siem Reap War Museum is located on National Route No 6 near the Cambodian Cultural Village. Coming from Siem Reap ... More Detail

Sunset at Phnom Bakheng

Sunset at Phnom Bakheng

Sunset watching is always a fun thing to do, especially when traveling. But at Angkor Wat, watching the sun going down ... More Detail

Healthy Spa in Siem Reap

Healthy Spa in Siem Reap

After a long day of climbing around temple ruins, a relaxing foot massage or a reinvigorating afternoon at the spa can ... More Detail

Phnom Kulen Waterfall

Phnom Kulen Waterfall

Rather than a hill range, Phnom Kulen is an isolated chain of small mountain plateaux of moderate height lying south of ... More Detail

Cambodian Cultural Village

Cambodian Cultural Village

Cambodian Cultural Village situated in Siem Reap province along the road number 6 distanced 3 Km from International ... More Detail

Smile of Angkor Grand Show

Smile of Angkor Grand Show

Explore the Legendary Dynasty of One thousand Years Ago. Smile of Angkor is the first grand epic show that revives the ... More Detail

Cambodia Helicopter Tours

Cambodia Helicopter Tours

Whether your requirements are charter flights, VIP or government traval, transfers,mining operations support, property ... More Detail

 
 

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Full package tour to Siem Reap
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GOLF PACKAGE TOURS

Play Standard Golf in Siem Reap
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SPECIAL HELICOPTER TOURS

Siem Reap Angkor Helicopter Services
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Cambodia Honeymoon Perfection

HONEYMOON PERFECTION

Honeymoon in Siem Reap Angkor
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Guest Name: Mr. Georgios Samiotis
Country: United Arab Emirates
City: Dubai
Number of Person: 1 Person
Travel Date: 03/08/2014
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Arrival By: Air
Take Tour By: Tuk Tuk
Book Choice: Angkor Discovery Tour 3 Days with Tuk Tuk for 1 Person