Your Ultimate Siem Reap Travel Guide


Cambodia is a beautiful country, with a lot of history. The famous Angkor What temple in Siem Reap is something you must experience. Siem Reap, remains a rural old town, with French style houses and shops. The market is bustling and there is a great travel vibe.

Angkor Wat is an ancient city in Cambodia that was the center of the Khmer empire that once ruled most of Southeast Asia. These temples are truly breathtaking to see. The most popular temples are Angkor Wat, Bayon, Ta Phrom, and Angkor Thom. We would recommend getting a multi-day pass so you can visit some of the outer temples where there are less visitors. The closest major city and launching pad for tours here is Siem Reap.

The best time to go is for sunrise, which is magical, watching the sun come up over the temples. This is definitely an experience you will never forget. We recommend doing a bike tour, which is a really great way to explore the temples.

Hostel Costs-Dorm rooms in Siem Reap start around $2 USD per night for a basic room with a fan and cold shower room. For a private bathroom with hot water, you can expect to pay from $15 USD per night. Free WiFi is generally standard, and a few hostels also include free breakfast. Stay at the Mad Monkey, it even has a pool.

Transportation costs – Tuks-tuks and hired drivers can be found all over the city and your hostel or hotel should be able to help you find one. Drivers cost $25 USD per day.