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Thanks to its close proximity to the Angkor Wat complex, Siem Reap is the most favorable region of contemporary Cambodia and one of the world’s most favorite tourist sites. To get more information, you can click: Indochina travel Cambodia
How to book a Siem Reap trip?

Book a Siem Reap tour will get your mind free of planning

Book a Siem Reap tour will get your mind free of planning- source: internet

If you want to get a fabulous experience and meet some cool like-minded people at the same time, the first thing to know is how to book a Siem Reap trip. Booking a tour, which can take the stress out of planning and increase your safety net, is the best choice for those who want to get their mind free of where to go, what to do and how much money to save. Depending on the length of your holiday and how much you want to spend for a Siem Reap tour, the best recommendations for you are different. However, no matter which tour you book, there are some places that you should not miss!

The Angkor Wat complex

Angkor Wat is the main reason to visit Siem Reap

Angkor Wat is the main reason to visit Siem Reap- source: internet

Consisting of hundreds of structures from dating back the 9th to the 14th century telling the story about the emerge and fall of the Khmer empire, the Angkor Wat complex, whose splendor cannot be compared, is the premier tourist attraction in Siem Reap. Beautifully decorated with intricately carved, valuable Khmer artwork, this enormous UNESCO Heritage Site of historical structures provides an archaeological and a history of the Khmer empire ruling much of Southeast Asia for almost 5 centuries. Cambodia travel packages

An awe inspiring, spiritual magical visit to the Angkor Wat complex explains a recent global endless stream of tourists coming to Siem Reap. In spite of the tourist crowd, it is still well worth visiting this area. Angkor Wat, Ta Phrom, Bayon and Angkor Thom are the most popular temples. To visit some of the outer temples where there are fewer visitors, it would be highly recommended to get a multi-day pass.

Old Market or Phsar Chas

Old Market

Old Market- source: internet

Being home to a wide concentration of shops and restaurants geared towards an ever-increasing number of American, European and British travelers, Old Market or Phsar Chas is the heart of Siem Reap tourist district.

Located on the west side of Siem Reap River, Old Market – the oldest market in Siem Reap, is where the locals go to shop for their daily food: fresh vegetables, meat and seafood together with household items and a must-visit site for those who are looking forward to experiencing the local lifestyle. Covered by a massive roof, offering ample shade from the sun, this open-air market is a perfect place to visit in a scorching afternoon. The most attractive area to foodies must be the food section, where there are various food stalls selling Cambodian soups, pork sausages, rice dishes, noodles, baguettes and spiced frogs at reasonable prices. For only USD $1, you can sample bai sach chrouk – the quintessential breakfast staple of Siem Reap, which includes broken rice, juicy pork slices and scrambled eggs. To have the most fascinating tour, you should be aware of your belongings to avoid getting pick-pocketed since Old Market gets very crowded with market-goers.

Cooking classes

Cooking class in Siem Reap

Cooking class in Siem Reap- source: internet

For Khmer food lovers, learning more about the ingredients and how to prepare authentic and delicious Khmer dishes from local experts in a cooking class should be the most amazing experience. Normally, a cooking class lasts around 3 hours, with a short tuk-tuk visit to a local market to buy all necessary ingredients, followed by a guidance of an experienced and professional chef. At the end of the class, you will sample all the dishes you have just prepared.

Le Tigre de Papier, the River Garden, Khmer Food Lovers, The Peace Café and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor are the most popular cooking classes to take part in.

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