Siem reap (Cambodia)
Siem Reap is a small town in the north-western part of Cambodia. The city's most famous sight and the main attraction is the Angkor Wat temple area and the surrounding archaeological park. The park area has also a great museum that covers the Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom temples. The area is famous for its more than thousand statues of buddha. In the city is also a silk farm, where you can get an insight into the process of silk making. Within the town there are also numerous impressive smaller temples, which are less well-known among tourists.
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Compared to prices worldwide, Siem reap is a cheap destination.
On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $32.91, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.
On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $82.63, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.
- Hotel (2 stars): $25.70
- Hotel (3 stars): $42.84
- Hotel (4 stars): $100.57
- Hotel (5 stars): $226.49
- Taxi ride (3 miles): $4.75
- Taxi ride (6 miles): $8.49
- Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $0.78
- Meal, McDonalds: $6.03
- Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.52
Siem reap has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.
Safety index values (higher is better):
- General: 65.1 (better than United states average 48.9)
- Walking alone during daytime hours: 78.8 (better than United states average 69.0)
- Walking alone at night: 61.7 (better than United states average 41.3)
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Things which affect the renting of the car:
- Direction of traffic: In many countries in Asia the traffic is left-handed. In countries like China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Laos the traffic is right-handed.
- Age restrictions: The minimum age for renting a car is usually 18 - 25 years. Drivers under 25 years of age and over 65 years of age are charged an extra fee or get rental terms and conditions, which include to take an additional insurance for damage / collision.
- Driving abroad: Without special contracts a rental car can almost invariably only be driven inside of the country in which it is rented.
- Driver’s license and documents: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent are car. The exception is China, where only a Chinese driving license is valid, so for driving in China it is either a Belgium or a Hong Kong driving license required, which can be translated to Chinese.