Reasons To Visit Siem Reap
Siem Reap is a lively town in the north of Cambodia which is incredibly popular as a base for travelers to go on and explore the famous Angkor Archaeological Park, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks. Consisting of a huge number of ancient remains and ruins dating back as far as the ninth century, the most famous landmark in the area is Angkor Wat but there are plenty more fascinating temples, shrines and ruins to be explored. Within Siem Reap itself you can also find plenty of things to do including museums like the Angkor National Museum, while the town is well catered for when it comes to dining and drinking given its popularity.
Arriving In Siem Reap
Siem Reap International Airport is the busiest airport serving Cambodia are located nearby to the famous Angkor Wat and less than 10 km away from Siem Reap. If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Siem Reap you won’t be able to make the journey nonstop as there are no airlines providing direct flights from anywhere in the UAE. However, the airport has extensive regional connections which makes it possible for UAE-based travelers to make the journey with only one transfer.
At Siem Reap International Airport you will find a broad selection of facilities and amenities, so there are many things you can do to help pass the time as you wait for your flight. There are many leading cafés and fast food outlets on site as well as a few restaurants, while you will also be able to find plenty of retail shops alongside duty-free shopping. Additional amenities available at the airport include an on-site spa and free Wi-Fi as well as an airport lounge offering a comfortable stay. Once you have touched down at the airport, your best method of getting to your destination is by a taxi.
Siem Reap Travel Information
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UAE nationals flying to Cambodia are able to get a visa upon arrival or apply for an e- visa which is valid for 30 days. In Siem Reap the weather is at its hottest between March and June which sees average highs of around 35 degrees, although it stays warm all year round. Be advised that there is a rainy season in the region beginning in May and continuing until October. You will need to put your clocks forward three hours in order to get on local time, while the currency in Cambodia is the Cambodian riel.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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