A Guide for Traveling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
Together with the bustling Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, Siem Reap is another tourist wonderland, best-known as the gateway to Angkor Wat and the rest of the Angkor Ruins. From Phnom Penh, you can book Cambodia domestic flights directly to Siem Reap.
Flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
Among several modes of transport options including bus, plane, boat, taxi and mini-bus, the fastest way to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is to travel by plane with the average price of $233. Phnom Penh Siem Reap flights are the best option, especially when you are short on time, because the flights take you only 54 minutes.
Cambodia Angkor Air is among the top airlines that frequently offer the best deals to Siem Reap flights. Currently, the airline is offering cheap flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (one way) with the price of only $1. The offer is valid until 31 March 2018.
Must-see places in Siem Reap
The Temples of Angkor
Obviously, this is one of the top places to visit in Siem Reap. The UNESCO World Heritage contains the magnificent remains of different capitals of the Khmer Empire, including the famous Temple of Angkor Wat and the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.
Angkor National Museum
The museum is a state-of-the-art showpiece on the Khmer civilization and the majesty of Angkor. You will have a chance to explore the beauty and uniqueness of different artifacts and proofs of the early civilization in Cambodia.
Floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake
Tonle Sap Lake is the massive freshwater lake that dominates the map of Cambodia. The floating villages on the water is inhabited by many ethnic Vietnamese and Cham communities. Various boat trips will sail through these villages, where everything from churches to schools float gently on the lake’s surface.
Phare, the Cambodian Circus
Phare, the Cambodian Circus is much more than a conventional circus, with an emphasis on performance of contemporary Khmer acrobatics and a subtle social message behind each production.
Angkor Night Market
Packed with over 240 venders selling a variety of hand-made handicrafts and silks, the Night Market of Siem Reap is one of the best places for you to pick up unique souvenirs and enjoy a very Cambodian atmosphere.