New (and better) Ticket Prices for Visiting the Temples

angkor-ticketsAccording to the Phnom Penh Post there will soon be a new more advantageous ticket scheme introduced for visiting the Angkor Wat Archeological Park:

“Minister of Tourism Thong Khon has agreed to a proposal by the private Tourism Working Group to extend Angkor Wat tickets in a bid to attract more tourists, he said on Monday…Three-day tickets to visit the Unesco World Heritage site – costing US$40 – will now be valid for one week, and week-long tickets can be used at any time for one month at $60 each, the minister said, adding the system would start next week. But Bun Narith, director general of the Apsara Authority, said he had not yet heard news of a final decision.”

UPDATE

From etravel a point of clarification: The one week ticket for $40 was previously the three day ticket. This ticket is valid for three daily visits within a one week time frame. So it is still good for three days, but they are no longer three consecutive days. You can spread your 3 days over a one week period giving you the chance to do some other non-temple things in between. The same is true for what was the 7 day ticket for $60. This is now valid for 7 day visits over a month period. The new tickets will become available when the franchise holder prints new tickets, so the date is kind of indeterminate.

(Thinking of visiting the temples of Angkor Wat? Don’t forget to check out Savuth’s tuk tuk services!)

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~ by Leonard on March 6, 2009.

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