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Flights to Siem Reap

Best time to fly to Siem Reap

For an out-of-the-box holiday, the Cambodian city of Siem Reap is the perfect spot. 30 years ago, Siem Reap was the place which anyone wanted to visit for their hoildays. Siem Reap, now, after 30 years of falling off the tourist trail,  has returned with brand-new vigour and come back on the map as one of the most spectacular holiday destinations of the moment. Alova Gold cruise Halong

Siem Reap

Siem Reap-source: Internet

The beaufitul Siem Reap has seen an explosion of hotels and resorts springing up to meet the demand of flocking travellers thanks to stunning scenery, French style houses and serene tree lined streets. Despite that, it still manages to retain its traditional heritage and individual charms. Paying a visit to busy local village markets where you can sample incredible street food, seeing the highly revered Monks with their saffron robes flowing when you walk around the city, not to mention the hundreds of holy temples to discover, all of which are amazing.

Flight to Siem Reap

Flight to Siem Reap-source: Internet

It is awesome to see local residents embracing tourism and thriving after the turbulent history of this country. After all, this is the people that hold and preserve the definitely true Siem Reap.

From hundreds of museums and colorful floating villages, to silk worm and butterfly farms, there is so much to see in Siem Reap. See the sights from the river by boat or take a tuk tuk tour. If you are interested in local cuisine, do not miss a chance to sample the delights of traditional Khmer cuisine, particulary the street food. As Siem Reap has to offer much more than just Angkor Wat, make sure to give it the time it truly deserves.

Plane

From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by plane

From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by plane-source: Internet

Now, between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, there are three airlines operating daily flights. As only taking about 45 minutes, if you are short on time, flying, which is the fastest and the most expensive way to travel, is the best option.

The national carrier and the most expensive option is Cambodia Angkor Air. You can book flights online or through many travel agents. For a one way flight, the cost is more than $100 and for a round trip, $200. It is worth asking travel agents as they occasionally can get better deals. Now, you can also find two new airlines flying to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh (and vice-versa) once daily with low prices as reasonable as $40 return. Ho Chi Minh city to phnom penh by boat

Best Time to Fly to Siem Reap

Best time to fly to Siem Reap

Best time to fly to Siem Reap-source: Internet

It is said that the best time to visit the tropical city of Siem Reap is from November to March. Nights are pleasantly comfortable while during the daytime temperatures stay below 86ºF. Tourists can enjoy the entire day of uninterrupted sightseeing with the rainy season yet to start. However, consider visiting from June to October if you are traveling on a budget. During this off-season with heavy rainfall during the day, you can get advantage of prices at their lowest. The city at its best pristine is the own charms of the monsoons and you can comfortably enjoy without the thronging crowds. You still have the entire morning to go exploring if the afternoon rains can be inconvenient. So, you can visit Siem Reap any time of the year, depending on your preference.

Getting around Siem Reap

Getting around Siem Reap

Getting around Siem Reap-source: Internet

Once getting to Siem Reap, you will have many options to get around. Hiring a bicycle, which gives you the flexibility to admire as much as you want in a day, at inexpensive rates, is the easiest way of doing this. Renting cars and jeeps is also suitable for bigger groups, but with more expensive rates. Besides, motodops and tuk-tuks are also widely available and a drop around the city will not break your wallet. It is best to agree a price before you start as the rates change depending on demand. For an entire day trip, renting these vehicles is not a bad idea. It is extremely easy to explore Siem Reap to the fullest with so many options.

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