A Shopping Guide For Flights From Sihanoukville To Siem Reap
Siem Reap is a unique blend of history and modernity, a city that attracts millions of visitors every year and the gateway to the famous wonder of the world – the temples of Angkor. However, do you know there are many other things you can do in Siem Reap besides the Angkor Wat? Below is some useful information about cheap flights from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap and a shopping guide for Siem Reap.
Flights from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap
Sihanoukville and Siem Reap is unfortunately located on the opposite sides of the country with a long distance of 522 kilometers. Therefore, the fastest way to travel between these two places is by air via booking flights from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap. This option will save you at least 10 hours of overland travel due to the short flying time of only 1 hour.
Among the operators serving Sihanoukville – Siem Reap route, Cambodia Angkor Air is considered as a highly reputable airline which frequently offers cheap flights in Cambodia. Currently you can find cheap flights from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville (one way) which cost only $3, valid until 31 March 2018.
Shopping in Siem Reap – Where to go and what to buy?
Old Market (Phsar Chas)
This is a great place for those wishing to own some Cambodian souvenirs such as Cambodian checked cotton kramas, colourful lacquer bowls, silk table runners, place mat and coaster sets, coconut wood servers, mini palm wood mortar and pestles, and kitchenware and gadgets, such as nifty vegetable peelers.
Upper/Higher Market (Phsar Leu)
Cannot find what you want at Old Market? Then go straight to Phsar Leu market. This market is another great spot to buy kitchenware and household goods if you are settling into the city for a while, or you have a generous luggage allowance, or simply want to take some souvenirs back from Cambodia. Phsar Leu market is where to buy your proper granite mortar and pestle, a retro thermos flask, tiffin boxes, colourful floor mats, and batik sarongs.
Asana Organic Farmer Market
You can find in this market locally grown organic produce, jars of creamy palm sugar, free-range chickens and eggs, freshly baked German-style bread, homemade French charcuterie, pâtés and terrines, and delicious Middle Eastern dips- which can fulfill any foodaholic.
Made in Cambodia Market
Don’t know what to buy? Then you may start with colourful bowls, holders, trays, baskets, and mats hand-woven from plastic bags; groovy handbags, clutch purses and belts made from aluminium drink can ring pulls; wallets and necklaces made from newspaper; and some beautiful hand-painted bottles.