Guided Touring - Benefits and Costs

As the world's largest religious building and an architectural wonder Angkor Wat Temple gets overun with coachloads of tourists at peak times. Having expended so much time and money to get this far you will greatly enhance your experience of the Temple by using a professional temple guide for only a modest additional cost. It is the best money you can spend on your vacation.

Benefits of an experienced professional guide, such as those from ABOUTAsia's

  • guiding research centre:

    • Lead you by the best routes to the most beautiful and interesting sites.
    • Bring the ancient ruins alive with clear explanations of what you are seeing and its significance in your own language.
    • Coordinate with your private driver so that you can walk right through temple sites without having to double back to the car.
    • Schedule your day to experience the best sites at times to
    • avoid the worst of the tourist crowds on the roads and within the temples.
    • Knowledge of best compositions and lighting conditions for photographic enthusiasts or professionals.
    • Recommendations for great and inexpensive local restaurants, massage and evening entertainment.
    • Flexibility of schedule and coordination of boats, 4wd, tuk-tuks, helicopters and planes to bring you to the best of the country.
    • Knowledge of local customs and the support of the whole ABOUTAsia team to work around problems 24/7 during your stay as our guest.

    ABOUTAsia guiding costs are modest ranging between US$30 and US$100 per day depending on language and program. You will save most of this cost through discounts on hotel accommodation and dining with our recommendations leaving only a very small additional cost to turn a good vacation into an exceptional experience.

    ABOUTAsia is based in Siem Reap, only a few kilometers from Angkor Wat and the temples of the Angkor Archaeological Park, and as such, we are the acknowledged experts in guiding around the temples of Angkor Wat and Siem Reap. We are the only company trusted by Venice Simplon Orient Express and others as a sole provider of guiding services for Cambodia travel and the Angkor Temples. A number of the luxury 5* hotels in Siem Reap use our services for guiding VIP guests.


  • Just Angkor Wat Tours?

    There is more to the Siem Reap than Angkor Wat, and we will craft your itinerary to ensure that you see more of what you want. Historical and photogenic forest temples, real Cambodian life in the countryside, the birdlife of the Tonle Sap lake - we will produce the tour itinerary to suit you.

    As well as arranging tailored tours of Angkor Wat and the temples we can make your hotel arrangements, make suggestions for dining at the wide variety of Asian and Western restaurants that can now be found in the major cities, arrange discounted packages at the best spas, and (sometimes) even arrange dining companions for lone travelers.

    Cambodia travel information and Angkor Wat tour specialists ABOUTAsia are based in Siem Reap just 4km from Angkor Wat. At the heart of the organisation is a guiding research centre providing Cambodia vacation advice and industry leading tours planning.


    Peerless service standards and local positioning have made us the tour operator of choice by international luxury travel groups and discerning independent travellers to Angkor Wat, Cambodia and Southeast Asia.

    Guided touring information from ABOUTAsia Travel