The Angkor Wat Balloon Ride is a spectacular method to enjoy panoramic views of the historic side of Siem Reap. Sought by a plethora of locals and tourists alike, it has become a popular activity that makes a must experience for anyone visiting the city.
The city of Siem Reap is a treasure-trove of historic monuments most of which have ancient religious significance. The Angkor Wat stands as one of the oldest remains in the city that has a deep rooted history of its own. A balloon ride over this popular Angkor Wat enables you to enjoy a panoramic birds-eye view of this remarkable temple courtyard highlighted by its lush greenery and ancient ruins. A Big Bright Yellow Balloon waits to take off into the sky roughly a km from the Angkor Wat. Pumped with light weight Helium, the Balloon takes you high up in the sky giving you the feeling of floating in thin air which is an exquisite experience in itself. Enjoy the magnificent skylines and soothing winds as you sail up into the sky in one of the most memorable events of your life time. The Balloon has a total capacity of holding 30 people and the best part of all is it comes at a very affordable price. After the balloon sails up high enough its stands stationary for roughly 10 minutes enabling you to capture some remarkable shots of the spectacular spread of landscape before you. From stretches of rolling greens, rice fields and villages to ancient temples and structures you can see it all luxuriously from the sky affording you the best of Siem Reap scenery in a nutshell. The Angkor Wat Balloon Ride makes an excellent option of sightseeing if you are short on time in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap is a myriad of historical tales that is exhibited by its carefully preserved remains. For the ultimate experience of the city and its wonders stay at the Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor which affords spectacular facilities that ensures you fully enjoy your stay. This Siem Reap Hotel provides luxury topped with fine service, making it one hotel Siem Reap proudly boasts as its own.