If you’re looking to add a bit of adventure to your visit to the Cambodian city of Siem Reap, then you have found the right travel blog! From exploring ancient temples to soaring above the treetops, here’s what awaits.
Visit Angkor Wat at Sunrise
One of the most amazing adventures at the Angkor Archaeological Park is to plan a sunrise visit to the iconic Angkor Wat; hotels which are close to this UNESCO World Heritage Site such as FCC Angkor make an ideal base to enjoy such an experience. Watching the sun slowly rise over the temple’s majestic towers, casting a golden glow over the intricate carvings and reflecting on the lotus ponds is a sight you’ll never forget.
Embark on a Quad Tour
If you’re a thrill-seeker, this is the perfect activity for you. Strap on your helmet, rev up your engine, and get ready to explore the countryside on a quad bike! It offers an ideal chance to go off the beaten path to visit more rural areas where you will find traditional villages, ride paddy fields and sacred sites amidst stunning natural beauty. Some tours take place at sunset which adds to the allure of the experience.
Go On a Helicopter Tour
For travellers looking to take their adventure to new heights (literally!), a helicopter tour over Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples is an absolute must. As you soar high above, getting a bird’s eye view of the vast archaeological park, you will get a better understanding of its grandeur. Some tours will also take you over the city or floating villages, providing a whole new perspective on attractions in Siem Reap.
Cruise Along Tonle Sap Lake
Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake, the Tonle Sap Lake offers much to discover as you cruise along the water on a traditional boat; on this captivating journey, you have a chance to watch fishermen casting their nets and visit distinctive floating villages and local markets which give you an up-close look at the unique way of life here. On your cruise, be on the lookout to spot wildlife and rare bird species too.