Visit the Forbidden City on your way to Angkor Wat
2013-10-25
 

 

Visit the Angkor on your way to East Asia

 

   Air China is pleased to announce new flights between Beijing and Siem Reap beginning on December 1, 2013.  CA825/826 will provide two flights a week during the month of December and four flights a week beginning in January 2014, served by Boeing 737-800 aircraft.  Book your flight to Siem Reap with a connection in Beijing and take advantage of Beijing¡¯s 72 hour visa-free-transit policy.  You¡¯ll be able to compare two of the world¡¯s most famous historic sites on one trip: Angkor Wat in Cambodia and the Forbidden City in Beijing.

 

  Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world.  It was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th Century.  Siem Reap is the gateway airport to more than one thousand Buddhist and Hindi temples located around the city. Many of the temples at Angkor have been restored, and together, they comprise the Country¡¯s most significant collection of Khmer architecture.  Angkor Wat is the only temple among the many that has remained a significant religious center since it was first established ¨C first as a Hindu temple, then as aBuddhist temple. The temple has become the symbol of Cambodia,appearing on its national flag, and it has become the country's prime attraction for visitors.

 

  The Forbidden City in Beijing consists of 980 buildings and was the Chinese Imperial Palace for almost 500 years from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It was built between 1406 and 1420 in the exact geographic center of Beijing.  Throughout the years it served as the home of emperors and their households, and as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.  Currently it houses the Palace Museum and is open to visitors most days of the year.

 

   Book one journey and see them both.  Take advantage of visa-free-transit and fly to Siem Reap with a stop in Beijing.  Reserve your flights today.

 

The schedule for flights between Beijing and Siem Reap (Angkor Wat):

Flight

Departure

Arrival

Frequency

Aircraft

Flight Duration

Service period

CA825

BEIJING(PEK)
18:45

SEAM REAP(REP)

23:00

 Wednesday, Sunday

B737

5h15m

Dec 1 ¨C Mar 26, 2014

CA826

SEAM REAP(REP)

00:10

BEIJING (PEK)
06:25

 Monday,

Thursday

B737

4h45m

Dec 2 ¨C Mar 24, 2014

* The times and flights are subject to change without prior notice, we highly recommend to get the information through checking online.

 

Other useful information for Seam reap£º

CITY                   / SIEM REAP                                             

COUNTRY/ISO CODE       / CAMBODIA/KH                                           

LOCAL TIME/GMT TIME    / 13H45 / 06H45 + 7                                      

CURRENCY/ISO CODE      / RIEL/KHR                                              

CURRENCY TYPE          / 4 SOFT INTL DOM USD NO EQUIV