Siem Reap, Cambodia Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

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

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.$1.60 - $3.00
Budget lunchKhmer food is served alongside Western dishes at scores of restaurants, especially along Pub Street and nearby.$2.70 - $4.50
Budget dinnerLocal dishes tend to be lighter and cheaper than burgers and pizza and whatnot.$3.70 - $6.00
Draft beer (glass)Angkor Beer is served pretty much everywhere, with happy hour pricing almost always in effect.$0.50 - $1.00
Happy pizzaSeveral "happy pizza" places in the city will add cannabis to any pizza they make for no extra fee. $4.50 - $10.00
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BEST TOURS in Siem Reap

WHEN TO VISIT Siem Reap

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
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 - 8.80

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