Siem Reap is known for its mystical temples, unique local cuisine and friendly locals. It is a city that offers best of both worlds to all its travellers. It boasts a rich heritage and culture, but at the same time has evolved into a modern city with pulsating nightlife. Make sure to get your tickets to the Cambodian Circus, an art form that is limited to Siem Reap. A trip to Siem Reap is like diving into rich Cambodian history which thrives through its temples and traditions. Siem Reap attracts tourists from all over the world for its unprecedented architecture of temples. Angkor Wat, a centuries-old temple, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must visit. One just can’t miss the picturesque sunrise from the pond on the left side of Angkor Wat. Generally, travellers take more than two days to explore the whole temple. Apart from venturing into this archaeological wonder, one can go on food tours and try some local delicacies like rice wine.
The dry season from November to April are the most popular months to visit Siem Reao. The temperatures during the day are cool and it hardly rains. However, if you wish to visit the sights without a throng of crowds, wet season of July to September are recommended.
For Budget Travellers: ₹ 800 - ₹ 1,000 a day For Mid-range Travellers: ₹ 2,100 - ₹ 2,500 a day For Luxury Travellers: ₹ 5,500 and upwards
Indian citizens are entitled to visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days in Cambodia. A minimum fee of ₹1,300 will be charged for the whole process. To qualify, a traveller must possess a return ticket, a confirmed hotel reservation and sufficient funds to show in your account.