Some tips from my short 5 night visit to Siem Reap, Cambodia, to explore Angkor Wat and the many temples nearby. Take US dollars - small bills, as $3 will buy you a decent meal. The $40 'any 3 days out of 7' temple ticket should give enough time for a thorough exploration. As a solo traveler who likes to stop on a whim doing both the small tour and the grand tour on a hired bicycle suited me. A good tuk-tuk driver should however follow whatever itinerary you request and between 2 or 3...
i plan on visiting phnom penh. can you guys suggest an affordable guest house? i just need a clean one with its own bathroom.. and yeah the bathroom should be really clean too. hehehe
Stay at the hotel near the palace in Phnom Penh is safer, and take tuk-tuk to going around the city. have a nice trip
Planning to visit Angkor Wat Temples, how many days should I spend. Is it ok to travel on own or should there be a package tour? What are good locations to stay?
Hi! there are many good restaurants with variety of European foods and other country's foods in Phnom Penh. There are also many places where the tourists can visit such as Royal Palace, Ancient museum, genocide museum, Wat Phnom (the heart of Phnom Penh), and cruising along the Mekong river, etc.. You will find it exciting when you come.
I want to visit Cambodia but what I do not know its attractions. Please tell me about some worth seeing places, natural beauty and nature of the people.
Ankor Wat is great - as is Siem Reap. Check out the market there, got some beautiful paintings. Get a 1, 3 or 7 day pass to the ruins (1 or 3 days is normally enough, we did do 7, had 5 days of exploring and then 2 days of reading in the temples!) Sinoukville is pretty crappy - but has an island a short boat ride away which is like paradise (was without much electricity when we went). Those are the two places we'd recommend - diving was good there and I'd recommend "The Dive...