Top attractions in Siem Reap
Top Tours & Activities in Siem Reap
This beautiful resort town is the perfect place to visit when in Cambodia, and a great place to stay when touring local Buddhist monuments. There's so much to see and do, but here are our top tips!
This interesting (and slightly bizarre) theme park assembles miniatures of famous historical buildings and structures of Cambodia, grouped into 11 villages.
One of many great Buddhist temples in the region, this artificial island is one of the more breathtaking!
This little (well not so little) oasis is a reservoir built by 10th Century Buddhists and is a tranquil tourist spot.
One of the most interesting and larger Buddhist monastic complexes in the region!
A magical place to visit, this largely unrestored temple is a mixture of beautiful architecture, now being reclaimed by the jungle around it.
One of the region's Hindu temples and a world heritage site.
Although slightly out of the way, when touring the temples of the region, this is one you don't want to miss.
One of the more impressive and larger temple complexes in the area, and a popular spot for some Hollywood blockbusters.
Another beautifully decorated and monumental temple in the region.
This is the largest religious monument in the world, and well worth taking a tour of.
You can visit Siem Reap all year round, however, make sure to look at the climate statistics before you go and while you are there and plan your days accordingly! The weather is tropical and variable. As a rule of thumb, the weather is driest from November to March, so if you want to avoid tropical rain, then this is perhaps the best time to book your trip!
Most tourists go to the region to visit the local temples. You can purchase different types of temple passes. However, a three day pass, and three nights in Siem Reap will be enough to fufill any temple-goers!
- CurrencyCambodian Riel (KHR)
- Time ZoneUTC (+07:00)
- Country Code+855
- Best time to visitThe driest months are from November to March, so plan your visit during this time to avoid tropical rain, but still enjoy warm weather.
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What people are saying about Siem Reap
I really enjoyed the tour and found it interesting and insightdul. We avoided the crouds and were taken to the best places for amazing views and good photos. MOST IMPORTANT as we arrived it was still dark and I accidentally stubbed my toe, which began bleeding badly. Our lovely guide Bun was on it! He immediately took out a first aid kit and cleaned the wound for me as well as bandageing it. This is such an important point, as the temples do involve a lot of climbing and walking uneven roads. Having a guide with first aid training was excellent, without him my whole day would have been bust.
We felt really privileged to have Sok as our Guide. Not only was he entertaining but he was extremely knowledgeable. He was encouraging and open to a variety of questions about history to religion. We managed to see and be guided around 3 temples with the sunset view at the end - couldn't have asked for a better man! The company looked after us very well. I would recommend this memorable experience to anyone who is either short on time to view the temples or as start to a 3 day or 7 day ticket pass!
Phi was a fantastic guide and had a wealth of knowledge about each of the visited places. He knew all the best photo shots and made the day extra special. The group sizes are small which makes it really personal too. The tour is a must and I would recommend it for anyone visiting Siem Reap!
Highly recommend sunrise tour. Small group, and the guide answered all our questions and was helpful with taking photos. The coffee stop had good coffee. Half day was more than adequate to see everything.
I was picked up from my hostel right on time. We were a small group of five. Our guide Mr. Sam was great, very kind and patient the whole tour. He explained everything in detail and answered all of our questions. He offered to take pictures, which is great for a solo traveler. He made it all easy for me to understand the connection between the past and today of Cambodia, telling us about the legends, stories and myths that constitude the base of some of their traditions. Everytime we went back to the van, our driver was waiting with bottles of cold water and wet wipes. We saw all the major landmarks. (Ta Prohm and Bayon Temple were my favorites.) Also, after watching the sunrise at Angkor Wat and an extensive tour of the place, we were given time to breakfast at a local restaurant. We didn't encounter crowds, nor waited any lines. We walked around easily. Overall, it was an amazing and well-organized tour. 100% recommended.