Things to do in Siem Reap

Discover a rarified journey into the enchanting wonders of the ancient Khmer civilization



Park Hyatt Siem Reap

Sivutha Boulevard
Siem Reap, Cambodia, 17252



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Park Hyatt Siem Reap & LHA Sewing School

Helping Disadvantaged Local Women Break The Cycle of Poverty The Park Hyatt Siem Reap & Life and Hope Association (LHA) Sewing Training School is entirely funded by the hotel and the global Hyatt Thrive initiative, presenting young women from poor families with the chance to improve their future prospects by learning sewing and other basic skills.

Theam's Organic Farm

A labour of love started by Chef Pisith, Theam’s Organic Farm evolved out of a desire for healthier ingredients and a safer, more sustainable approach to food. The organic farm is slated to yield tropical fruit, colorful vegetables, edible flowers and fragrant herbs. The main staples of freshly grown Lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaf, garlic and galangal will be used in preparing authentic Khmer dishes at the best restaurants in Siem Reap. The farm-to-table project ushers in a unique dining experience for culinary travelers and food enthusiasts. Executive Chef Pisith Theam will design a tailor-made menu right at the guest’s table, based around their choice of organic ingredients.


Things to do in Siem Reap Hotel Activities

The Num Bahn Chok Tour (Cambodian Rice Noodle Tour)

Embark on a unique culinary adventure featuring the farm to fork journey of the Num Banh Chok, a Cambodian Rice Noodle dish. The educational tour begins with a visit to the countryside where guests can witness and try how the noodles are traditionally made by hand, followed by a trip to a local diner to see how the dish is served as the chef guide explains the ancient mythical beginning of this well-loved noodle. Last stop involves guest participation at a pottery class where the bowls are made and taken home as a souvenir. The tour ends with a delectable Num Banh Chok dish made under Executive Chef Pisith Theam at The Dining Room. Reserve one of the best things to do in Siem Reap at

Palm Sugar Journey

Get to know this satisfyingly sweet treat with an educational tour that begins with a trip to the countryside. Amidst the lovely view of a Cambodian rice field as a backdrop, the chef guide will begin his story to introduce palm sugar as the villagers bring in the harvested goods. Guests are asked to participate with the harvest or extraction of palm juice, followed by an informative demonstration of how it is boiled and processed to further explain how palm sugar is made. The tour ends on a high note with an exquisite four-course sugar palm themed lunch or dinner menu at The Dining Room. Take your journey today at

Original Khmer Wild Prey Honey Dinner

Discover the sweeter side of Cambodia with our honey-flavored six-course dinner. Each dish will highlight a taste of wild honey foraged from six different provinces and forests. This sweet feast includes a choice of two different honey-infused iced teas. Explore now at

Cultural Dinner and Show

Enhance your evening with live Cambodian performances inspired by Apsara, the celestial dance, and Bokator, the Angkorian martial art. Executive Chef Pisith has created a set menu from inherited recipes exhibiting Siem Reap’s traditions to be enjoyed during the dinner. Available every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Embark on a culinary journey today at This is one of the most popular things to do in Siem Reap we do not want our guests to miss.

The Flavors of Cambodia

Taste the flavors of Cambodia with our eight-course set menu featuring local herbs and spices reflecting the natural palate of the Cambodian countryside paired with a locally-infused rice wine. Don't wait, reserve now at

Angkor Wat and Temples

Things to do in Siem Reap Temple Tour

Angkor Archaeological Park

3.7 MI / 6.1 KM AWAY
Home to some of the 200 plus ancient ruins built by the early Khmers between 900 and 1400 AD. Some of the prominent sites include Angkor Wat, acclaimed as one of the Wonders of the World, Bayon Temple within the Angkor Thom compound and Ta Phrom Temple. The whole area is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Reserve now at

Wat Damnak

0.5 MI / 0.9 KM AWAY
This living Buddhist monastery used to be a royal palace during the reign of King Sisowath. Nowadays, Wat Damnak is home to the Center for Khmer Studies, an independent institution promoting a greater understanding of Khmer culture. Explore more at

Wat Bo Pagoda

0.4 MI / 0.8 KM AWAY
One of the area’s oldest temples, a nice contrast to the glittering new ones. The architecture of the ramshackle open-air hall next to the main building blends French-style arches and balustrades with Thai-influenced Buddhist details. Reserve your trip at

Wat Preah Prom Rath

0.3 MI / 0.6 KM AWAY
Though the lotus-themed architecture seems to emulate temples from across the border, the front gate integrates Bayon-style heads and a scene depicting Buddha seated under a tree, with crocodiles on one side and archers firing arrows on the other. Book now at

Angkor Wat Sunrise Tour

Witness the sunrise of a lifetime and soak up the tranquil morning atmosphere with an unforgettable Angkor Wat Sunrise Tour. Spend the morning temple hopping with a professional local guide in a small group, or book a more intimate, private tour.

Beng Melea & Banteay Srei Temple

Less visited but just as captivating, Beng Melea and Banteay Srei have different aesthetics to the more popular temples in town. Take a pleasant drive towards the countryside of Siem Reap to admire these less crowded temples.

Angkor Balloon

Witness Angkor Wat from a bird’s eye-view while taking in views of Angkor Wat, Phnom Bakheng, and West Baray. Experience breathtaking aerial views of the temple’s surroundings while taking amazing pictures and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Angkor Wat Tour

Embark on the tour of a lifetime through the ancient temple remains of the Khmer Empire. Enjoy the ethereal experience of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat, then spend the day exploring the Angkor Archaelogical Park with the Angkor Wat Full Day Tour.

Art and Culture

Things to do in Siem Reap Apsara Dance

Theam's House

2 MI / 3.3 KM AWAY
After receiving an artistic and technical education in interior design at the Ecole Boulle and in painting at the Fine Art School, both in Paris, Theam returned to Cambodia to perfect his mastery of Khmer crafts. His artworks may be seen within the hotel and in his gallery. Let us know at if you wish us to guide you through his works at the hotel.

One Eleven Gallery

0.4 MI / 0.8 KM AWAY
Siem Reap’s leading contemporary art gallery / café and bar that showcase an international collection of work alongside rotating guest exhibitions. It is home to acclaimed Siem Reap-based artist Christian Develter. Reserve an art tour at

Tribe Cambodia Art Gallery

0.2 MI / 0.4 KM AWAY
Tribe nurtures and supports local Khmer talent, established and emerging. It acts as a creative hub, hosting many events, exhibitions and workshops and has a Classic Cocktail bar where the works can be enjoyed in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Explore more at

Batia Sarem Gallery

0.7 MI / 1.2 KM AWAY
Batia Sarem is a contemporary art space in Siem Reap that feature works under the best possible exhibition and conservation conditions. They produce a catalogue for each exhibition, an essential element in order to keep track of the memory of the artists. Let us know at if you wish to visit.

Angkor National Museum

1 MI / 1.6 KM AWAY
The mammoth 20,000 square-meter building was opened in November 2007 and is composed of eight separate galleries, all connected by a vaulted corridor with a series of fountains. It is home to preserved and well-presented Angkorian artifacts from 9th - 14th century. Reserve now at

Phnom Kulen National Park

27.96 MI / 45 KM AWAY
This massive national park sits outside of Siem Reap and houses the most revered mountain of the Khmer people, mystical waterfalls with carvings from thousands of years ago, and one of the largest reclining Buddhas in Cambodia at eight meters long. Explore now at One of the famous things to do in Siem Reap.

Family and Kids

Angkor Wat Cycling Tour

Cycle through the ancient kingdom of Angkor on a guided Angkor Wat Cycling Tour. Explore the Angkor Wat temple complex from a unique point of view while cycling through the back trails of Siem Reap.

Khmer Ceramics & Fine Arts Center

A social enterprise focused on the revival of ancient Khmer pottery and ceramics technique, the Khmer Ceramics & Fine Arts Centre offers hands-on Pottery Classes for a unique experience in Siem Reap. Learn techniques from an expert artist before shaping your own bowl on a pottery wheel.

Angkor Zipline

Fun for the entire family, Angkor Zipline lets you glide through the magnificent jungle of UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Wat Archaeological Park. Accompanied by a safety ranger, you will learn interesting stories about the park and wildlife. Completely eco-friendly, the Angkor Zipline is an exhilarating adventure and includes a delicious, traditional Khmer lunch.

Spa and Wellbeing

Solo Spa Packages

Indulge in a choice of lavish solo spa packages perfect for rejuvenating the senses and restoring balance to the body and mind at one of the best spas in Siem Reap. Luxuriate in restorative massages, calming facials, soothing body scrubs and wraps at The Spa in Park Hyatt Siem Reap.

Couples Spa Packages

Sweeten the pampering experience with Romantic Rejuvenation packages for couples at one of the best spas in Siem Reap. Delight in a choice of restorative packages including luxurious signature massages, calming facials, and soothing body scrubs and wraps. Enhance the sweet pampering experience with a bottle of sparkling wine and a bunch of lotus flowers at The Spa in Park Hyatt Siem Reap.


Things to do in Siem Reap Tour

Helicopter Ride by Helistar Cambodia

8.7 MI / 5.4 KM AWAY
Take your Angkor discovery to a different level. A helicopter ride will give you a remarkable view of the Angkor Temples from the top. This 14-minute flight will take your breath away. Reserve now at

Apopo Visitor Center

1.8 MI / 2.9 KM AWAY
One of our non-profit organization partners, Apopo is dedicated to eradicating mines in Cambodia and saving lives through their fleet of HeroRats. They have a visitor center where guests can go on an educational tour to discover the history of conflict in Cambodia, the impact of landmines on local communities, and the opportunity to meet and see the HeroRATs in action. Discover this at


Things to do in Siem Reap Food

The Boutique (Asian Emporium)

On Property
Asian Emporium is one of Asia’s largest chain of heritage, luxury, fine art, and lifestyle stores. Taking Southeast Asian art out of the closets of history and restoring it to its past glory. Reserve now today at

The Night Market

0.3 MI / 500 METER AWAY
The Night Market is located a few blocks away from the hotel and is awash with colorful scarves, silver, and woodwork made in Cambodia. Explore now at

The Old Market

0.3 MI / 500 METER AWAY
Located five minutes away from the hotel, the Old Market features trinkets hand-woven or -crafted by villagers. This visit will compliment well with your list of things to do in Siem Reap. Book now at

Kandal Village

0.2 MI / 280 METER AWAY
Siem Reap's rising arts and culture precinct, Kandal village is home to a vibrant and eclectic new mix of cafes, galleries, baristas extraordinaire, artsy home-ware shops, spas, fashion stores and more. Book your trip today at

Sports and Recreation

Things to do in Siem Reap Recreations

Angkor Golf Resort

2.4 MI / 3.9 KM AWAY
The par 72, 7279 yard championship course has seashore paspallum grass for an exceptional playing surface and enjoyable round. Practice facilities include a 300 yards driving range, with target greens and practice putting green and chipping area. Book now at

Phare, The Cambodian Circus

1.4 MI / 2.3 KM AWAY
An avenue for riveting contemporary and energetic theatrical performances in Siem Reap. Profits generated at the circus support free education, professional arts training, and social support programs of Phare Ponleau Selpak in Battambang. Reserve your show at

Quad Adventure Cambodia

1.3 MI / 2.1 KM AWAY
Offers unforgettable quad biking experience in the Cambodian countryside, off road track, rice fields, forgotten temples and local communities, complete with professional guides. Caters to individuals, families, small groups and corporate events. All bikes are fully automatic. Book your experience at

Happy Ranch Horse Farm

1.4 MI / 2.3 KM AWAY
Located just outside of Siem Reap, this unique establishment offers trail rides and cart rides for families and friends to enjoy. Set on ten hectares of beautiful Khmer countryside around a miniature lake. Book your trip at

Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre

15 MI / 24.1 KM AWAY
The exhibit consists of a netted tropical garden with thousands of free-flying butterflies, all of which are native species to Cambodia. It provides residents and tourists with an interactive and visual environment to learn about butterflies and support local communities. Reserve your trip at