There are so much activities in Siem Reap for you to enjoy during your stay. The adventurous can go on a helicopter ride which lasted for about an hour and see the clear view of Angkor Temples from above. The light hearted person can visit the silk farm to the bird sanctuary. Below is just a few short list of activities you can enjoy.
Beatocello: Performances are held at the Jayavarman VII Hospital, located on the road to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. Dr. Richner provides an entertaining and worthy Saturday evening. The hospital welcomes both monetary and blood donations.
The Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC), is a charitable organization, was founded by renowned Japanese photographer Kenro Izu in 1999. The hospital provides treatment and care to local children as well as children from neighboring provinces.
Balloon Rides: Take a tethered helium balloon ride 200 meters straight up for an amazing aerial view of Angkor Wat (1km away) and the surrounding countryside. The big, yellow balloon is based about 1km east of Angkor Wat on the road from the airport. Best on days that are not too windy.
Butterfly Gardens: The exhibit consists of a netted tropical garden with thousands of free-flying butterflies, all of which are native species to Cambodia.
Khmer Ceramics: Create your own replica of Khmer ceramics within 2 hours. No experience required, made by you on the potter’s wheel using traditional techniques. Potters will guide you through the process.
Cooking Classes: Half and full day Cambodian cooking courses held in a rural setting just 10 minutes from Siem Reap. Maximum six people per class. Booking is essential.
Angkor Elephant Rides, Instead of walking around Angkor Thom, why not let an elephant take you around?
Gondola Boat Rides is an unique khmer traditional boats services in Siem Reap-Angkor.
Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary: is one of three biospheres on the Tonlé Sap lake, and this stunning bird sanctuary makes it the most worthwhile and straightforward of the three to visit. It is an ornithologist’s fantasy, with a significant number of rare breeds gathered in one small area, including the huge lesser and greater adjutant storks, the milky stork and the spot-billed pelican. Even the uninitiated will be impressed, as these birds have a huge wingspan and build enormous nests.
Golden Silk is a working silk farm located in Banteay Srei district, about 30km from Siem Reap. Golden silk also happens to be the name of a particularly refined thread of silk produced by the yellow silkworm. Visitors are welcome to visit the weaving centre and learn more about the weaving process. A donation of US$10 is requested to assist the work of the NGO, which employs former orphans and disadvantaged women from the Banteay Srei area.