things to do
Kampong Khleang: is located northern edge of the fresh water lake.It is 55 km from the city. This trip can be combined with Beng Melea, 12th century temple. The whole community has some five thousand stilted houses built on the shore and by the side of the river. In dry season, we see all houses are about 10 meters above the ground. There are 20,000 people living in those houses. They build them so close to each other, which make them look really good by real eyes and never want to miss to take to photos since it is the first time to visit.
During the monsoon season, the water rises up sometimes of the year to the floor of their houses. Boat ride during the dry season and rainy season is totally different. To see everything, boat ride will take 2 hours to see the villages, schools, market boats, floating houses.
Kampong Phluk: is one of the lake site attractions which on the norther part of Tonle Sap. It is situated 20 km from Siem Reap city. The trip to this place can be combined with Roulos Group: Bakong, Lolei, and Preah Ko. Kampong Phluk means Harbour of the Tusks. The journey to visit Kampong Pluk will be visiting stilted houses, school children, fishermen and some activities of their fishing. Above all, Kampong Pluk has its unique flooded forests where you cannot find anywhere else in Cambodia, Also, if somebody wants to donate something to the poor primary school, you can buy something like books, or other school materials from the city to those things to them. Connected by avenues of water from which individuals or boats full to the brim paddle their way between one another. Most people make their living from fishing here, and the scenery is beautiful.
Chong Kneas: is on the south of Siem Reap city. It is situated some 14 km from Siem Reap city. Chong Kneas is where the boat docks arrive from Battambong and Phnom Penh. It is one of four tourist attractions in Siem Reap. It is has thousand of boats waiting for tourists. This is a bit touristy but visitors are not going to see the floating villages by the same boats. They will hire private boat which only take them to see the floating houses. Life of those people relies on fishing. Trip to this place will see fish farm of the most fresh water fish that the fishermen raise, crocodiles farm, snakes carried by children, many kinds of fishing traps made of bamboos, Vietnamese village, Khmere or Cambodian village. These two villages are separate. Other than that, you also see the hammocks made of water hyacinth.
Trip to Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary: in Siem ReapPrek Toal is a magnificent floating village. It is from the village that we has access to Prek Toal’s bird sanctuary which can be made only by boat from Siem Reap or Battambang. About 2 hours by boat to arrive at Prek Toal, and departure by any small boats with oar inside the sanctuary. Birds are few and some very big birds.!
Cambodian Cultural village: is located on national 6 to the airport. This place is one tourist attraction. It is set up for those tourists who cannot have a lot of time to understand about the way of living of those tribal people. In there, it has collection of villages such as Wax Museum, Millionaire House, Souvenirs,Cham Village, Chinese Village, Kroeng Village, Cambodian Immigrants to Oversea Village, Khmer Village, Miniatures, Phnorng Village, Surin Village,
Smile Of Angkor ‘Angkor Coex’ in Siem ReapTraditional Khmer dance: The Smile of Angkor Grand Epic Show in Siem Reap is a show about the history and culture of Cambodia. Dancers from the Cambodian Royal Ballet as well as from China immerse you to the time when the Temples of Angkor were built. Smile of Angkor is a high technology laser show with modern lighting and sound system. It combines ancient Cambodian songs and dances with ancient Khmer martial art performances, acrobatics, legends, local Khmer life, the temples of Angkor, Khmer festivals and the Hindu myth Churning the Sea of Milk.The Smile of Angkor Show is shown in the Siem Reap Exhibition Center AngkorCOEX, which is located just north of the Apsara roundabout on Apsara Road near the Charles de Gaulle Boulevard.
Apsaras Traditional Dance with Buffer Dinner: In Siem Reap City have many restaurants and hotels present Apsara Dance Shows or Traditional Khmer Dancing Shows,It was dance or shows by Khmer local People include Buffer Dinner Shows are included in many tourist. Most shows include the four genre of traditional Khmer dance: Apsara Dance, Masked Dance, Shadow Theatre.
The Greatest Ladyboy Show on Earth: Welcome to Siem Reap’s Rosana Broadway, the greatest ladyboy cabaret on earth. Or at least in Cambodia. In fact, it’s the first and only such show in Cambodia. Of course, gay friendly bars such as Phnom Penh’s Blue Chilli and Siem Reap’s Khmer Queen have been putting on dragshows for donkeys’ years; Rosana Broadway is something else. A 900 seater auditorium, choreographers from Thailand, close to 100 high-kicking ladyboys and transvestites- this is no hole-in-the-wall affair. This is Las Vegas cabaret come to the Kingdom. In fabulous frocks.
The Khmer Traditional Massage and Spa: in Siem ReapWhen you need to re-balance and rejuvenate your body in between daily routines, Aman Spa is the perfect answer for a time and resource saving relaxation. A therapeutic health massage well suited to urban lifestyle, Aman Spa provides professional massage to restore and enhance natural beauty from the inside Tune your body, mind.
Cooking Glass in Siem Reap: Learn to make traditional Cambodian Cuisine in a rural village. Cambodian Cooking Classes run daily and are fully hands on interactive class. Each class runs for a maximum of 6 participants (except for private group bookings) and are lead by a head chef. Classes include a visit to a local family to learn about cooking in a traditional Khmer household, local food customs and superstitions.
Flight of the gibbon:Nestled in the rainforest, not far from the majestic temples of Angkor, prepare to soar on ziplines, traverse suspended sky bridges, abseil from towering trees, be amazed by the majesty and magic of the rainforest, and fly like never before. Getting back to nature has never been so exciting – or so secure. The only rainforest adventure in Angkor, located in real rainforest jungle and within the archeological park area. From ziplines to canopy bridges to platform lookouts to abseiling down from tall trees, we explore several kilometers of rainforest from all sorts of unusual directions, each affording their own unique pleasures. You’ve never seen – or felt – anything like it before.
The Elephant Ride: in Angkor Thom, Siem ReapElephant Rides are one of the popular Siem Reap attractions becoming a more and more popular way of visiting many of the Angkor Temples. This was how the Ancient Angkorian Kings of old used to get from one place to other place, and elephants were key to the construction of the Angkor Temples themselves as they were used as .
Angkor National Museum:Angkor National Museum was an eerie, surreal experience. For the first 45 minutes of our trip through the mammoth, 20,000-square-metre building, we didn’t spot another visitor. The museum opened in November 2007, and its freshly painted, shopping mall-like feel contrasts with the thousands-year-old artefacts contained within it. A visit is a comfortable, air-con alternative to visiting the temples themselves, and a nice educational supplement to the history of Angkor if you visit the park without a tour guide.
Landmine Museum: in Siem ReapDuring Cambodia’s three-decade-long conflict, approximately more than six million landmines were planted in the nation, and the Landmine Museum represents an agonizing window into the realism of the country’s landmine situation. This museum was founded in 1997 by Aki Ra, with the prime objective to make the country safe .
War Museum: The War Museum in Siem Reap is the only War Museum in Cambodia. It offers visitors a unique and insightful view of the perils that Cambodia faced during the last 3 decades of the 20th century. It gives also visitors an excellent opportunity to learn more about what actually occured during Cambodia’s ‘war years’, It has a unique collection, you will also be able to see war machines like the tank T-54, the jet fighter aircraft MiG-19, the helicopter Mil Mi-8 and the field artillery gun 85-mm divisional gun D-44. Before used in Cambodia, some of these war machines have even seen action during World War II. Among the collection there are also many sorts of landmines and rare photographs from the defined period of time in Cambodia. You can take a free guide to lead you around.
Shooting Range:Cambodia Shooting Range, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh Cambodiawe have another option for tourists, who don’t have enough time. And we are located in downtown Cambodia, our large shooting range is distance of 25 meters with a capacity that will fit more than 20 people to shoot all at once. A technical will be present to instruct you at all times, so even a group of first timers, women or elderly may enjoy a safe and a pleasant shooting. And for serious shooters who wish to skill-up their shooting techniques and score-up their shooting ability, a well-trained officer may instruct you individually if requested.
Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre: in Siem Reap The highlight of the centre is its large netted enclosure with a variety of free-flying butterflies most of which are indigenous to the country. It is truly a great experience to feed butterflies here and see them fluttering from one flower to another. Another interesting attraction is the pupae stage. Some of the species …!
Silk Farm: Silk yarn is extracted from the silk cocoon and then ready to be dyed. The yarn will be degummed, by using natural components. When ready, the yarn is boiled and then the dyed yarns are finished and dried.Finally, the silk is spun on a yarn on wooden reels and is finally ready for the weaving process. The weavers groups in Cambodia produces Samatoa’s fabric and scarves. The specific weaving technique used in this isolated village creates a unique silk quality that you willl appreciate when you visit the silk farm in Siem Reap,Cambodia. Silk is a by-product of silkworms gorging on the leaves of mulberry trees. They spin cocoons which are then harvested and boiled. The threads for weaving are drawn from the resulting floss. But while sericulture is similar world-wide, there are major regional differences. In Cambodia, “yellow” silkworms evolved to match the tropical climate, while in the more temperate regions of China and Japan, higher-producing “white” silkworms are the insects of choice.!
Happy and fun with soccer, available!
if the soccer is your favorite, you can come to enjoy with us for fun, it is also the famous good sport for making friends around the world and you want to try Cambodian soccer and make friends with Cambodian players in Siem Reap!
Angkor Night Market in Siem Reap: The night market is located just off Sivatha Road, around 5 minutes walk from Old Market or Center Market. The place is tucked in a little bit inside, so you’ll be passing the somewhat dark street. But no worries, many people pass by that street, and several shops and restaurants are open during the night time…!