During the day, most temples are open daily from 7.30am to 5.30pm, so you can fit quite a lot of sightseeing in with your one day. The exceptions to these hours are Angkor Wat and Srah Srang that open at 5.30am for sunrise, and Phnom Bakheng and Pre Rip which are open from 5am to 7pm for sunrise and sunset.
Can you visit Angkor Wat without a guide?
It’s Cambodia’s most visited tourist attraction with more than two million visitors every year. That said, it is possible to see Angkor Wat without the crowds.
How long does it take to walk around 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.
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.
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.