– Siem Reap Water Festival (Bon Om Tok) 2010

September 18, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The Water Festival is one of the most popular events in the Cambodian calendar and is always celebrated around the time of the full moon in the Buddhist month of Kadeuk. It is a very popular event.

The festival coincides with the start of the fishing season and the end of the rainy season and there are many activities taking place which will prove to be fun for all the family. There are boat races and fireworks displays, and most activities are being put on free of charge. The event is expected to attract visitors from around the world and not just from Cambodia, and thousands each year arrive to see the celebrations.

Finding a cheap Siem Reap hotel is easy, as there are large numbers of hotels to choose from no matter what your taste and budget. There are several good hotels within easy walking distance of the river, so making your way to the celebrations is not a problem. However, if you should find that you are staying further away, there are good public transport links that can get you there quickly and easily.

The Head of Marketing at, Lek Boonlert, said, "This event is attracting more and more visitors each time that it is staged, so it is very important that you make your travel and accommodation arrangements in advance in order to avoid disappointment."