From Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap: Flights and Must-go Places
Cambodia is a warm year-round country with temperatures rarely dropping below 20°C, wherever you go. The best time to visit Cambodia is from November to March. Departure from Ho Chi Minh City, you can choose to catch a bus or book flights from Ho Chi Minh to Cambodia.
Ho Chi Minh - Cambodia flight tickets will depend on your destinations among which Siem Reap is one of the most popular ones.
Flights to Siem Reap
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap usually costs $247 on average while flights from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City is approximately $15 higher. Cambodia Angkor Air is among the top airlines that frequently offers the best deals for these flights. The major commercial airports in your route are Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Siem Reap International Airport.
Top attractions in Siem Reap
The majestic temple of Angkor Wat, with its five iconic corncob towers rising high above the surrounding jungle, is the main – and sometimes, the most reason for people to travel to Siem Reap. Moreover, you will have a chance to visit Ta Prohm – the temple covered by the jungle, and Angkor Thom with the amazing Bayon which contains 216 massive stone heads whose faces stare down from every direction.
Beside the Angkor archeological park, Phsar Chas old market is also worth your time as it is filled with unique options from women’s clothing boutiques to handmade jewelry studios, galleries and many other things to be explored.
Siem Reap is also the starting point for visitors to the remarkable floating villages on the great Tonle Sap lake. The majority of these lake’s inhabitants are fishermen, mostly ethnic Vietnamese who have been there for decades.
Last but not least, you trip to Siem Reap would not be complete if you miss the Apsara dance show. This is a traditional Khmer dance and an important part of Cambodian culture. Usually these shows are offered as a package combining a (buffet) dinner and a dance spectacle.