Weather Getting You Down?

Don’t let the tropical showers put a damper on your Cambodian vacation! Although it might be difficult to tour Siem Reap’s infamous temples and outdoor attractions, discover the city’s cultural heritage, with the best activities for a rainy day.

1. Artisans d’Angkor Arts & Crafts Centre for Authentic Souvenirs

Local crafts in Cambodia | Image via FCC Angkor Official Site

Cambodian culture shines through handcrafted arts at the Artisans d’Angkor Arts & Crafts Centre. Browse a vast collection of authentically made souvenirs, from intricate silk scarves to hand-carved wooden sculptures. Witness skilled artisans at work, learn about traditional techniques and support local communities with your purchases.

2. Pamper Yourself with a Local Massage:

Many Angkor Wat hotels are equipped with spas offering traditional Khmer massages, incorporating herbal compresses and stretching to ease tension and promote relaxation. Enjoy a private session at FCC Angkor Siem Reap, and rejuvenate in a calming atmosphere.

3. Master the Art of Khmer Cuisine:

Delve into the flavours of Cambodia with a cooking class! Learn to prepare classic dishes like “amok,” a fragrant prawn curry, or “nom banh chok,” a refreshing noodle dish. Under the guidance of skilled chefs, you’ll gain culinary expertise and a deeper appreciation for Khmer cuisine.

4. Pub Crawl with a Twist: Explore Pub Street Under Cover:

Although technically outdoors, the infamous Pub Street still beckons even on rainy days. Many bars and restaurants have covered areas, allowing you to enjoy the lively atmosphere and pub crawl without getting wet. Sip on incredibly affordable beer and sample delicious snacks, while the rain patters onto the street beside you.