Between the city and Angkor Archaeological Park, Amansara is a short drive from Siem Reap International Airport (REP).
The dry season extends from November until May during which time temperatures range from 20°C to 32°C. The southwest monsoon prevails from June till October with stronger breezes and higher humidity. Rainfall is usually limited to the afternoons and is sporadic.
What to pack
Light clothing is appropriate with a sweater or jacket in the evenings. Sports shoes are suitable for light touring, and hiking boots are recommended for treks. Legs, shoulders and upper arms need to be covered when visiting places of worship.
Language & Currency
The official language of Cambodia is Khmer. French is still spoken by some, and English is common around commercial centres. The national currency is the Cambodian riel. The US dollar is widely accepted and the recommended currency for small transactions in Siem Reap.
Cambodia is on Indochina Time Zone (ICT), seven hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Electricity is 220 volts/40 cycles; converters and plug adaptors are available.
Medical services are available round the clock at Amansara. Reasonable precautions should be taken against mosquito-borne diseases.
Please check with your nearest Cambodian embassy or consulate prior to travel. Tourist visas are required and can be obtained in advance or on arrival at the airport in Siem Reap. In the latter case, guests must provide a passport photo and US$30. Passports must be valid for at least six months from the arrival date and must have one blank page for the visa.
The Amansara team can advise on visas as well as assist with any other travel arrangements, including transfers and private flights.