Admission to the Angkor Archaeological Park is through the Angkor pass. This pass is needed to visit any of the temples within the park. It is valid for all monuments in the Siem Reap area, except for Beng Mealea and Phnom Kulen. Apart from these two sites, there are no separate admission fees or tickets to visit any specific site.
Be sure to have a valid pass, tickets are regularly checked at most of the monuments and at the checkpoints.
Fees for Beng Mealea and Phnom Kulen
Both Beng Mealea and Phnom Kulen are away from the main temples. Beng Mealea is a temple about 40 kilometers East of Angkor Wat. There is a separate US$ 5 admission fee to visit this temple. Phnom Kulen is a mountain range and pilgrimage site about 35 kilometers North East of Angkor Wat. There is a separate US$ 20 admission fee to visit the site.
Where to buy the Angkor pass
The main ticket sales office is the Angkor Conservation Area ticket booth on Charles de Gaulle road, the road between Siem Reap and Angkor Wat. All Angkor passes are available here.
The checkpoints on the road between Siem Reap airport and Angkor Wat and the checkpoint at the Banteay Srei temple along Route 67 only sell passes with one day validity. Ticket booths are open daily from 5 am until 5.30 pm. These are the only places to get valid passes. Hotels, guest houses, shops etc are not authorized to sell Angkor passes.
Types of passes
Passes for several durations are available.
As of February 1st 2017, prices will be:
- 1 day at US$ 37
- 3 days at US$ 62
- 7 days at US$ 72
There are two versions of the multi day tickets. The older version’s validity is for 3 or 7 consecutive days. The newer version’s 3 day ticket is valid for any 3 days within a week, the 7 day ticket for any 7 days within a month. Admission for children younger than 12 is free. Prices are quoted in US Dollars, but can also be paid in Cambodian Riel, Thai Baht or Euro. Entry for Cambodian citizens is free. If you bring a Cambodian guide or driver, there is no entrance fee to be paid for him or her.
The information board at the ticket booths list strict rules:
- Passes are not refundable.
- Passes are not transferable. The pass contains a photo that is taken with a webcam at the ticket office.
- Passes are not valid after their validity date. Passes have a validity from and to date printed on them.
- Tickets bought before 5 pm are valid the same day. It is not possible to buy a one day pass for the next day. For example, if you buy a ticket at 4 pm it is valid that day only, the next day you will have to buy a new ticket. Tickets bought after 5 pm are valid the same day until sunset and the next day. Make sure the pass is not stamped or holes punched into it, which invalidates it.