Siem Reap’s Top Activities And Direct Flights From Siem Reap
Being a gateway to the Angkor Wat – the UNESCO World Heritage site, has turned Siem Reap into one of the world's famous tourist destinations. Obviously, a trip to Siem Reap will not be complete without a visit to the temples of Angkor. However, there are more to see and do in Siem Reap than the famous temples.
Top things to do in Siem Reap besides the Angkor Wat
Take a tuk-tuk ride
Tuk-tuks, the local taxis, are considered as the best way to get around Siem Reap. You can get anywhere in the main city for only $1-$3. For longer or full-day trips, expect to pay a higher price ($12-$15).
Eat bugs at the Old Market
The Old Market (Phsar Chas) is a good place to challenge your taste buds with some adverturous snacks such as fried insects, spiders, scorpions and barbecued snakes.
Get a fish massage
With around $5 to $10, you can try a fish massage - tiny fish which will nibble the dead skin off your heels. You can drink a can of beer while soaking your feet into the tank of fish.
Enjoy Siem Reap’s nightlife on Pub Street
Pub Street is an ideal place for a night out in Siem Reap with an array of lively bars, cocktail lounges, international restaurants and vibrant nightclubs that open (and busy) until dawn.
Take a Khmer cooking class
If you want to learn about the secrets of the authentic Khmer cuisine, take a cooking class in Siem Reap. The Khmer chef instructors will guide and help you identify all the mysterious ingredients you will need to reproduce the Khmer dishes.
Flights from Siem Reap
Cambodia Angkor Air – the first airline getting IATA Operation Safety Audit certificate in Cambodia, frequently offers cheap flights from Cambodia. Currently you can find many cheap flights from Siem Reap available on its website and valid until 31 March 2018.
If you intend to visit Vietnam – the beautiful neighboring country of Cambodia, you can book flights from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi or Da Nang. Besides, Cambodia Angkor Air also offers direct flights from Siem Reap to other countries in Asia such as China, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singpore, Malaysia and Laos.