It is easy to get around in Siem Reap. There are
many ways to go to the temples or to get around in town.
There are many tuk tuk driver around, just pick one on the
street (or just check our friends' list bellow) and ask how
much it is to bring you to your destination or what you want to
visit. A normal ride one way not so far is around 2 US dollars.
When they notice you are a tourist they will try to ask you more
but negotiate first before agreeing to the price.
Going to the airport or coming from the airport is 5 US dollars
for one way. Don't pay more because this is the official price.
A day at the temples will cost you between 12-15 US dollars for
the whole day.
If you are travelling alone you can take a motortaxi (moto dop).
You can also just pick one in the street and ask him to bring you
to the place you want to vist. One ride is normally 1 US
Everywhere in town you can hire a bicycle for 1-2 US dollars for
the whole day. It is very cheap and you can also rent them to visit
the temples if you are up to it. It can get hot during the day so
if you plan to hire one, please take "enough water with you.
You want to
be treated as a VIP; Suon Vichet is your
guy. Nice tuk tuk driver with a brand new vehicle, with good
English, some Thai and even some words of Japanese. He is located
every day, if not busy, around the Old Market to wait customers to
bring them back to their hotel, or to offer them his services for a
day trip to the temples.
To contact Vichet, call him on
+855 97 994 4221 or email him at
Chim Tola, or
just Tola, is one of the rare tuk tuk
driver who can speaks in a fluent French, and a really good English
as well. Polite and friendly, he will be the perfect "guide" if you
have some difficulties to communicate in anything else than French.
Our friend Tola drives around town all day, so if you need him feel
free to call him.
To contact Tola, call him on
+855 12 613 582 or email him at
Prak Savoan is a shy guy, but when you will know him, he will
become immediately your friend due to his extreme kindness.
Savoan is a tuk tuk driver who speaks
Japanese, language he has learnt during several months, but his
English is also really good. Please give him a call, if you are
coming of the Land of the Rising Sun.
To contact Savoan, call him on
+855 12 636 806 or email him at
coming from the neighbor country, Thailand, and you are looking for
a tuk tuk driver who can speaks Thai, our friend Keo Phearom is
that driver. Phearom looks very serious,
but he will rapidly give you a charming smile as a welcome. His
English is also very good, and he will be a great help during all
your stay in Siem Reap.
To contact Phearom, call him on
+855 12 788 371 or email him at
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