The Hidden Gem of Angkor Wat

Visiting Angkor Wat is among the most ravishing experience one can ever have. Beating the biggest attractions of the world including Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal and Pyramids of Giza, Angkor Wat has made its place among the top 3 must visit places in 2016. The sprawling attraction of Cambodia that has brought Siem Reap on the global tourism map, Angkor Wat has been drawing millions of tourists each year, showcasing them the utmost beauty of medieval era through an utterly beautiful architecture and tales related with it. If you too are planning to visit Angkor Wat, you might need some travel tips to explore this huge plaza in order to discover the best Angkor Wat has to offer. Following are the tips that will help you to have a memorable trip to Angkor Wat:

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

1. Keep an Account on Tuk-Tuk:

The most common hassle faced by tourists taking flights to Siem Reap to visit Angkor Wat is to find a ride from the hotel room to the temple. If you are capable of handling huge crowd and can enjoy anyway while being surrounded by huge gathering, you are good to go. However, if you need to explore the place more peacefully with hassle-free transit, you must know the availability timings, fares, total distance and hubs of Tuk-Tuk. This way, you can save a lot of time finding the best Tuk-Tuk while saving big on local transit expenses.

2. Buying a Pass of More than 3 nonconsecutive Days:
Angkor Wat Plaza is quite big place and have endless options to explore. Most of the tourists take only one day pass and attempt to explore the temple in one single day which is practically hard. However, if you have bought a pass with more validity and nonconsecutive days’ access, you can enjoy your visit to Siem Reap while exploring the other parts of the city and visiting the campus during good weather conditions. As most of the places can be explored from the outdoors, you need some optimum weather conditions to stroll around the premises and discover remarkable beauty and carvings on the wall of the temple.

3. Early Visit to the Plaza to Dodge Tourist Flocking:

It is often said that “early birds catches the worm” and the proverb fits exactly when it comes to Angkor Wat. As the day begin, tourists from across the Cambodia, tend to flock around the temple and make it more crowded. If you wake up early and visit the plaza, you can get deep inside the premises while witnessing the utmost beautiful sunrise from the grounds of Angkor Wat. Early visit to Angkor Wat will help you to save more time finding the ride as well as easy check-in to the temple.

4. Avoid Cliché Exploring Patterns:

Most of the tourists tend to follow the basic pattern prepare their expedition bounded with two circuits. However, if you have the map of Angkor Wat and know how to decode the basic instructions, you will get the creamier part of the temple and can enjoy many astounding and unexplored things. You can also dodge the huge crowd following their guides who tend to show only the outer crust of the beauty of this temple. Try to break the flow and explore many unseen places that are full of excitement and adventure and you may end-up getting the most unique experience and seize them in your camera.

5. Explore the Outskirts of Angkor Wat:
Angkor Wat is quite a big place and even the surroundings of the temple is quite fascinating itself. Visit Ta Prohm (Site of Tomb Raider by Angelina Jollie), Bayon, Banteay Srei and much more. These places are full of wisdom and you will find plenty of spellbinding views and sites that have been the most remarkable findings by Cambodian archaeology. Besides, the outskirt is naturally rich and have a big stretch full of blissful landscapes.

Visiting Angkor Wat has always been a delight for travelers from across the world and if you are planning to travel Siem Reap, you cannot come back without witnessing the biggest and best archaeological site in Southeast Asia. This sprawling site can be visited in several ways, however if you are looking forward an expedition like no other, you will find the travel tips mentioned above helpful and worth sharing with others.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>