How long do you need at Angkor Wat?
How long to spend in Angkor Wat is up to you, but we recommend that you plan to spend at least 3 days exploring the park. Unless you are really short on time, don’t try to cram your visit into one day. Many visitors don’t realize how many days Angkor Wat takes to explore!
How much does it cost to visit Angkor Wat?
Angkor Wat permit – Everyone needs a permit to enter the Angkor temples unless you are Cambodian or related to a Cambodian. A 1-day pass is $37 USD, 3-day is $62 USD, and 7-day is $72 USD.
Can I travel to Angkor Wat?
Several airlines fly directly to Siem Reap in Cambodia and many nationalities can get a 30-day tourist visa upon arrival for $30. Visitors can hire a local guide to explore the Angkor Archaeological Park (open daily, 5 a.m.-6 p.m.), though there are bicycle rentals and tuk-tuks for hire.
How much is a tuk-tuk to Angkor Wat?
A day’s hire of a tuk-tuk from the town around the major temples at Angkor Wat and back should cost around $15-25 USD. For a guided day, expect to pay closer to $25 USD. Be sure to find some friends to share the ride so your costs are lowered.
What is the best time to visit Angkor Wat?
The best time to visit Angkor Wat in terms of weather is in the dry season from early December until March: You experience pleasant temps and the least rainfall. Temperatures hover around 30°C (86°F). However, it is also the busiest time. A much quieter period is the rainy season from May to October.
Why is Angkor Wat so expensive?
The whole Angkor Wat experience is expensive due to cost of entry into the complex, and transportation, and 3) food. That said, hotels and transportation in and out of Siem Reap is reasonable. First, Angkor Wat is managed by Sokimex, a private company founded by an ethnic Vietnamese-Cambodian, beginning in 1990.
What is the closest city to Angkor Wat?
Though the countless stone temples of Angkor Wat are spread far and wide over hundreds of square miles in Cambodia’s jungle, the northwestern city of Siem Reap, a mere five miles from Angkor’s main temple, provides a convenient base from which to explore this UNESCO World Heritage site.