Siem Reap, Cambodia Travel Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024

The staging ground for all visits to the amazing Angkor Wat temple complex next door, Siem Reap is a surprisingly lovely small city that is worth at least a few days of your trip. Especially if you are spending most of the rest of your Southeast Asia trip in larger cities, Siem Reap is a pleasant change of pace.

Why Visit Siem Reap

Siem Reap Facts

Population 140,000
Area 140,000
Timezone UTC+7
Currency US dollar
Airports Siem Reap International Airport (REP)

Things To Do In Siem Reap

Siem Reap Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar6.00 - 15.00
starstarstarstarstar7.00 - 60.00
starstarstarstarstar14.00 - 86.00
starstarstarstarstar27.00 - 100.00
starstarstarstarstar53.00 - 151.00

Siem Reap Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed6.00 - 8.00

Where to eat and drink in Siem Reap

Budget breakfastSome hotels include breakfast, but if not there are many cheap choices near budget hotels and in the city center.$1.00 - $3.00
Budget lunchKhmer food is served alongside Western dishes at scores of restaurants, especially along Pub Street and nearby.$2.00 - $4.00
Budget dinnerLocal dishes tend to be lighter and cheaper than burgers and pizza and whatnot.$4.00 - $7.00
Draft beer (glass)Angkor Beer is served pretty much everywhere, with happy hour pricing almost always in effect.$0.00 - $1.00
Happy pizzaSeveral "happy pizza" places in the city will add cannabis to any pizza they make for no extra fee. $4.00 - $10.00
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Best tours in Siem Reap

When to visit Siem Reap

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January89690.1
February92720.2
March95751.1
April96782.3
May95785.9
June92778.4
July91777.6
August90778.2
September907611.3
October89767.8
November89732.0
December88690.3

Siem Reap Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:08am6:15pm
21 Jun5:39am6:34pm
21 Sep5:54am6:02pm
21 Dec6:22am5:43pm

Where to stay in Siem Reap

Siem Reap Hotel Seasons

Siem Reap Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar6.00 - 15.00
starstarstarstarstar7.00 - 60.00
starstarstarstarstar14.00 - 86.00
starstarstarstarstar27.00 - 100.00
starstarstarstarstar53.00 - 151.00
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Siem Reap Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed6.00 - 8.00

Getting to Siem Reap

Getting around Siem Reap

Siem Reap Transport prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center11.00
Motodop from airport to city center5.00
All-day tuk-tuk in Angkor Wat15.00
Sunset tuk-tuk visit to Angkor Wat6.00
3km tuk-tuk ride in Siem Reap1.00 - 2.00
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Where to go before and after