Things To Do
TRADITIONAL KHMER DANCE
There are many good restaurants where we could arrange delicious meal for you. They serve traditional Khmer food, vegetarian food, Italian food, French food, Chinese food…..
Recommendation: Khmer food (buffet) with traditional Apsara dancing show is very popular. It is only 12$ per person.
ANGKOR WAT BALLOON RIDE
Unique new addition to the Angkor area. Take a tethered helium balloon ride 200 meters straight up for an amazing aerial view of Angkor Wat, Phnom Bakheng, West Baray and other ruins amongst the surrounding jungle and rice paddies. Bring a camera and binoculars if you have them. The big, yellow balloon is based on the road from the airport to Angkor Wat, about a kilometer from the front gates of Angkor Wat.The ticket just $15 for a 10-15 minutes
CAMBODIAN CULTURAL VILLAGE
A unique, sprawling new cultural attraction in Siem Reap, intended to introduce the visitor to Cambodian culture and history. Wax museum with scenes and figures from history. Fascinating 1/20th scale models of sites such as Phsar Thmey and the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh and the hills and temples of Oudong. Full scale models of a variety of Cambodian architectural types, including different styles of huts and homes, hill tribe houses, pagoda and mosque. Live shows, traditional dance performances and music. Traditional Khmer wedding show twice per day.The entrance fee ticket just $15 for half day.
During the day, elephants await customers near BAYON or at the SOUTH GATE OF ANGKOR THOM. In the evenings, elephants are stationed at the base of PHNOM BAKHENG, ready to transport riders up the hill for sunset. $15-$20 for a 25 minute ride.
HELICOPTERS CAMBODIA The first commercial helicopter service to operate in the country, commencing operations in 1998. Offer a selection of scenic flights to Angkor Wat and the Angkor area and services far beyond including supporting mining exploration operations, magnetic surveys, forestry and concession monitoring, long line lifting and more. Highly trained Australasian pilots have provide specialist aerial photographic and cinematography platforms, shuttled business executives from the capital to outfield locations and fly eco-flights over the wildness areas.
ANGKOR NATIONAL MUSEUM
The newly opened ANGKOR NATIONAL MUSEUM in Siem Reap promises eight chronologically ordered galleries of Angkorian-era artifacts and multi-media presentations of Angkorian history and culture. The Museum had just opened its doors and was not quite completed at time of printing, but should be very soon. Admissions price: US$12 (for foreigners). $2 for a camera. Hours: Located in town, on the road to the Angkor Park.
CROCODILES FARM There is a crocodile farm on the south end of Siem Reap and they have about 300 crocodiles of various sizes and dispositions.They charge US$ 3 admission for foreigners and 1,000 riel for Cambodians. You can buy stuffed crocs on the premises. Just head south on Sivutha Street, cross the bridge and it’s down another km from there.