Siem Reap Travel Guide: Angkor Wat Tour

There’s no question, Angkor Wat is marvelously beautiful that will absolutely leave you speechless and stunned in just a second once encountered! Millions of people fly over Cambodia just to witness the beauty of its temples- will you want to be one of them?

Well, I am one of them 🙂 I personally can say, without a doubt, that Angkor Wat is more than worthy to be visited. Stretching over approximately 400 square km which consists of hundreds of stunning and inspiring temples, this place is a miracle.





Pre Travel Guide

pink-airplane-mode-on-512.jpg How to get to Siem Reap, Cambodia?
  • By Plane: There are several airlines that offer flights to/from Siem Reap (Check: Skyscanner for flight comparisons)
  • Taking he Indochina Backpacking Trip: There are buses available from Bangkok that transports directly to Siem Reap (Read More:
stock-vector-passport-book-cartoon-vector-and-illustration-hand-drawn-style-isolated-on-white-background-222314308.jpg  Do we need Visa for this country?

For Philippine Passport holders, we don’t have to apply for any visa to Cambodia. Yeay!

77b94a5ca91d20947b7dbfd94955b5e0_house-outline-clipart-clipart-house-outline-free-clipart_558-595.png  Where to stay?

Accommodations in Siem Reap are pretty cheap, in fact you can even score a hostel for only 150 PHP a day! Check out these direct links for Accommodation Choices:

> > Siem Reap Accommodation

As for us, we stayed in Oasis Capsules, which is just a few blocks away the famous Pub Street.

money-bag-256.png  How to get Cambodian Riel currency?

You don’t need to exchange your money to Cambodian Riel. Siem Reap accepts US Dollars (USD.)


Angkor Wat Guide


Pre Travel Guide:

samuibus_banner_logo_red.png How to get around Angkor Wat?

Easy. All you have to do is hire a tuktuk driver. There are A LOT of tuktuks around Siem Reap and it’ll be impossible if you can’t find one. These tuktuk rides are up for a whole day rent around Angkor Wat. Usual fare is 13 USD per tuktuk- which covers a whole day tour around the recognized temples of the park.


If you’re a solo traveler, I recommend you to find someone you can share the tuktuk with to lessen the cost.

Tour Price
 Mini Tour ( Angkor Wat, Bayon, etc..) 13 $
 Grand Tour (Neak Poan, Preah Khan, etc..) 15 $
 Grand Tour & Banteay Srei 22 $
money-bag-256.png  Entrance Fees of the Park:
Duration of Ticket Entrance Fees
1 Day 37 $
3 Days 62 $
7 Days 72 $
 untitled  Do I have to get a Tour Guide?

Personally, I really highly suggest that you get your own tour guide. Tuktuk drivers can be one, by the way. Well, the park is very huge and you don’t want to waste your time locating the temples that you want to visit, right? Tour guides have more knowledge of getting around the park, thus it will totally save you time if you hire one!


Visual Tour:

Angkor Wat Park has a lot of significant archaeological sites- which is approximately over 1000 Temples- all has its unique beauty and worth. Not a day is actually enough for you to visit all these. If you’re like us, who only have a day to explore the park, I highly recommend you to do the Mini Tour which covers the most recognized ones!


Angkor Wat




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Ta Prohm



Banteay Srei



Angkor Thom



Ta Keo



East Gate



Other Places to Visit:

Staying in Siem Reap for more than a day? Check out the other places / activities you can try to make your stay more memorable!


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4 thoughts on “Siem Reap Travel Guide: Angkor Wat Tour

  1. Love the shots!Angkor Wat is indeed spectacular! I can steel remember how it felt when we watched the sunrise trough the ruins!plus every spot was scenic 💕 found it hard to choose what my favorite temple was… hehe


  2. Hi, great post! 🙂 Would you be able to share how to get to Vietnam & Thailand from Cambodia – did you ride the sleeper bus? Thank you!


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