Siem Reap & The Legendary Angkor Wat
Spend four days immersed in history and the wonder that is Siem Reap and the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat. This tour takes in the highlights of the Angkor Wat complex which also includes Beng Mealea, a remote and more recently discovered Khmer temple. Take in the history, culture, and crafts of Cambodia in this fascinating itinerary.
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Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap
Upon arrival in Siem Reap International Airport, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon join the Angkor Gondola, a unique Khmer traditional boat for a natural and historical experience. Relax while watching the sunset over South Gate.
Hotel: Somadevi Angkor Resort & Spa, 3 Nights
Day 2: Siem Reap
Visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, the last capital of Angkor Period (AD 802-1432) until the 15thcentury, which was indeed a Great City as its name implies. Visit Bayon Temple, one of the most popular sites in Angkor complex. over 200 large faces carved on the 54 towers, which at that time represented the 54 provinces in The Khmer Empire, give this temple its majestic character. There are also Bapoun Temple and Phimean Akas Temple, Terrace of Elephant and Terrace of Leper King. In the afternoon, we proceed to visit Ta Prohm Temple which was built in AD 1186 by King Jayavarman VII. Trunks of trees twist amongst stone pillars, and spread their gigantic roots over, under and in between the stones, probing walls and terraces apart, make this temple even more attractive and a place worth visiting during your stay. End the day with a visit magnificent Angkor Wat with its extraordinary architecture and bas-reliefs. End the day with a spectacular sunset from the top of the mountain temple of Phnom Bakheng.
Day 3: Siem Reap
After breakfast today we drive to the remote Beng Mealea temple through the typical Khmer countryside (approx 60 Kms from Siem Reap). Proceed to the Banteay Srei temple (10th century) regarded as the jewel in the crown of classical Khmer art. Finally a visit to Banteay Samre, one of the most complete complexes at Angkor due to restoration using the method of “anastylosis”.
Day 4: Depart Siem Reap
After breakfast visit Pouk Silk farm village 16km west of Siem Reap. Then onto a visit at Artisan d’Angkor of Seam Reap. This afternoon transfer to Siem Reap International Airport
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs daily from Siem Reap:||Price on Application||Price on Application|
|Meals:||3 breakfasts, 1 lunch|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & private air-conditioned vehicle|
|Accommodation:||3 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.