Welcome to the Kingdom of Wonder!
Opportunities are now available to discover the deepest heart of the Kingdom, travelling in little known areas and understanding more about the Angkor civilization.

Below you will find inspiring information about some of the many places and activities available in and around Siem Reap – that will hopefully help you to plan your visit.  Please open the links to see the full description and photos. We are happy to help you arrange cutumised tours to suit your itinerary. For suggested itineraries, click here

Temples – the famous ones and remote favorites;


Angkor Archaeological Park
-The main temple park
Home of more than 300 magnificent temple ruins from the Angkorian era, including the famous Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm.
Beng Melea – A less crowded favourite
Remote and isolated temple with exellent photo opportunities.
Koh Ker
– The new capital
An intresting site located in the jungle deep into the Cambodian countryside.
Banteay Srey
– Citadel of the women
A beautiful temple with some of the finest examples of classical Khmer art.
Phnom Kulen
– Swim in the beautiful waterfall
The most sacred mountain in Cambodia and a beautiful place for a refreshing day tour.
Kbal Spean
– The river of a thousand lingas
A spectacular riverbed.
Sambor Prei Kuk
– A pre Angkorian Kingdom
Worth a visit  if you want to avoid the mainstream tourist places
Prasat Preah Vihear
– Beautiful mountain temple with breathtaking view
An important pilgrimage during the Angkorian period, was in 2008 listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Balloon Ride
– Probably the best view of the temple site
Rise up 200 meters above the temples and enjoy a very photogenic birdview of Angkor Wat.
Helicopter Tour
– Angkor from above
A great way to understand how large and magnificent the Angkor archeological park is.

Tonle Sap – Fishing Communities and sights on the lake:


Chong Khneas
Tonle Saps most famous floating village
The most famous and most visited community on the lake.
Kampong Phluk
- Less visited and a diffrent view of the life on Tonle Sap
Explore the submerged forest and learn about the fish economy based village life of Kampong Phluk.
Kompong Khleang
- One of the largest communities on the lake
Near ten times bigger than Kampong Phluk and most of the houses are resting on 10 meter high stilts. Very few tourists visit here and this a very interesting day trip if you want to see a traditional Tonle Sap village.
Preak Toal
– Bird Sanctuary
Impressive for both ornithologists and the uninitiateds.

Khmer history and culture;


Ceramics Centre
- Khmer Ceramics Revival
Visit this centre and learn about the rebirth of Khmer pottery, once an intricate art.
Cambodian Cultural Village
- A little bit of everything in Cambodia
A 210 000 square meters cultural attraction with the intention to introduce visitors to Cambodian culture and history.
Silk Farm
- A fascinating workshop with guided tours
Artisans dAngkor silk farm produces some of the best work in the country. They give free guided tours were you can follow the entire silk creation process.
Apsara Dancing
- Traditional Khmer dance performance
These beautiful dance-dramas has been a part of Khmer culture for well more than a millenium.
Cooking School
- Explore the local Khmer cuisine
Learn the secrets behind preparing and cooking delicious Khmer food.
National Museum
- Displaying the golden era of the Khmer kingdom
A perfect place if you want a historical overview of the Angkorian era.
Landmine Museum
- Learn more about this terrible legacy from the war
This museum was created by a former soilder when he started to work as a deminer after the war.
Anlong Veng
- Last residence of Pol Pot
This town was the ultimate Khmer Rouge stronghold for decades, and home to some of its most notorious leaders.

Other Activities – Adventure or Leisure;


Golf
– Phokeetra country club
Siem Reaps first international-standard golf course.
Hidden Cambodia
- Adventure tours
Superb dirtbike tours that will show you parts of Cambodia most visitors never see.
Horseback Ridning
- Traveling on four feets
The happy ranch offers you a very peaceful way to explore the beautiful countryside.
Quad Adventure Cambodia
- 4 wheels exploring
A fun, safe and easy way to go of the beaten track .
Paintball
- Cambodias first and only outdoor paintball arena
If you are templed out or just looking for your daily dose of adrenaline a visit to Angkor Paintball Game might be a good idea.
West Baray
- Siem Reaps beach
A popular destination for weekend picnics. The beach side of West Baray has small bamboo huts with hammocks for rent

One-day combination tours;


Remote Temple Tour
Sites not included in the general temple pass
A full day trip that will take you to less visited temples deep into Cambodia and way back in time.
Combination Tour
- If you have the temple pass and want a little bit extra
This tour have a mix of remote temples, historical information and nature.
Cultural Tour - If you want to gain more knowledge about Cambodia
The cultural tour is an easy and interesting half day trip for you who are interested in learning more about Cambodia and its culture.
Blessed Lake Tour - Monk blessing and a visit to a Tonle Sap village
This tour offers you a glimpse into the life of one of the communites on the lake as well as a blessing from a Buddist monk.

Temples – the famous ones and remote favorites;

 
Travel + Leisure
"The 38 airy rooms aren’t the only draw at Siem Reap boutique hotel Soria Moria. There’s also a sleek rooftop bar and open-air Jacuzzi —plus, the hotel is 51 percent owned by the friendly local employees"  Travel + Leisure, 2011  
The Independent
"There's a pleasant, breezy rooftop bar, a great restaurant, and the location is perfect for wandering the riverside eateries and bars in central Siem Reap..." The Independent, 2009
Footprint

Footprint

"Excellent, well run small hotel that has a rooftop-bar and a decent restaurant. Rooms - all en-suite, with contemporary Asian flourishes, a/c and colour TVs - are quiet; the upper ones have nice airy views over town. Highly recommended" Footprint, 2010
Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet

OUR PICK: "A hotel with a heart, promoting local causes to help the local community, this boutique place has attractive rooms with smart bathroom fittings. Fusion restaurant downstairs and sky hot tub upstairs" Lonely Planet, 2010

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