What is special about Holiday in Siem Reap?
Holidays open your heart, broadens your mind and fill your life with stories to tell and if it’s a Holiday in Siem Reap, the town closest to Cambodia’s famous Angkor Wat, your holiday will be an experience of lifetime.The town straddles the Siem Reap River, which connects the hills of Phnom Kulen with the Tonle Sap Lake. Siem Reap is a mishmash of old and new, sophisticated and rustic, urban and rural, in no order whatsoever. Although it was once a quaint village, it has continued to grow and change to meet the needs of huge number of tourists visiting every year. Siem Reap has now become quite a tourist friendly destination.
What is the best Time to Visit Siem Reap?
The best time for Siem Reap Tour Packages are December and January. Not just the weather is dry and cool during these months due to winter season but also it’s the time for various festivals and celebrations. June to October also gives the opportunity to witness the glory of ancient temples with blanket of green hues and rains. April and May are very hot.
What is the Ideal Duration for Siem Reap Trip?
Siem Reap is a small but fast growing city that serves as the capital of Siem Reap province. Holidays in Siem Reap requires minimum three days to cover the vast expanse of the Angkor Temple and other attractions in the area. However, adding a couple of more days to the trip will fill your excursion with nature, culture, adventure and shopping.
How much does it cost to Holiday in Siem Reap?
Although Siem Reap is an inexpensive town, the prices here are higher than other places in Cambodia. Siem Reap Holiday Packages approximately starts at INR 12,000-15,000 per person for 4 nights / 5 days. However such packages do not include facilities like flights, meals, visa, insurance etc. Sightseeing tours and luxury services can be opted at an extra cost.
What are the Top Attractions in Siem Reap?
Siem Reap has charm that go beyond the merely aesthetic. Top Siem Reap Attractions are
Angkor Wat, massive temple with an ornate design
Ta Prohm Temple & Bayon
Angkor Thom, remains of an ancient city & its temples
Banteay Srei, archaeological site and sculpture
Bustling markets full of Khmer craft
What are the top items in Siem Reap Cuisine?
On a Holiday to Siem Reap you can enjoy the top Siem Reap dishes everywhere in the quaint town. For your Khmer culinary adventure must try dishes are Bai Sach Chrouk ( Pork with Broken Rice), Fish Amok, Lok Lak (Stir- Fried Beef), Khmer Red Cury, Nom Banh Chok (Khmer Noodles) and many more.
What is the best way to get around in Siem Reap?
The city of Siem Reap has been growing at a phenomenal rate but it still remains a reasonably compact and easily navigable. For your Siem Reap Excursion the easiest way to explore the historical town is by walking. Local transportation options such as remork (Cambodian tuk-tuks), taxis, rented motorbikes and bicycles are available everywhere.
What is the best way to reach Siem Reap?
Fortunately the small city of Siem Reap has an International Airport but for your Siem Reap Holiday Packages, there are no direct flights available from India. Jet Airways, Singapore airlines, Silk air, Thai Airways and some other airlines offer connecting flights through Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur to reach Siem Reap.
Is Siem Reap safe for women and kids?
Siem Reap is a pretty safe city for women and kids. However for your Trip to Siem Reap, it is advised to be cautious and take necessary precautions. It’s better to stay in small group if you are planning a night out, protect your belongings from drive-by snatchers and at remote temple sites stick to clearly marked trails.
How to get a visa to Siem Reap?
A Cambodian visa is required for almost all foreign nationalities visiting Siem Reap. For your Siem Reap Holidays you can apply for a visa on arrival in Cambodia. However it is also possible to obtain a visa beforehand by applying for it online or by contacting an overseas Cambodian embassy.