Siem Reap - Preah Vihear Tour - 5 days 4 nights
Visit of the pre-Angkorian temple (9th century) Roluos: Bakong, Prah Ko, and Lolei. After lunch, experience life on the great Tonle Sap Lake, with a visit to one of the floating villages Kampong Pluk. Back to town then take time to visit Les Chan tiers Ecoles Artisans D' Angkor is a workshop that teaches the unique craft of wood and stone carving in the traditional and style of classic Cambodian artistry and old market.
- Duration 5 days 4 nights
- Experiences Tour Guide English, French
- Free Cancellation 15 days before
Day 1: Siem Reap - Rolous - KompongPluk
Visit of the pre-Angkorian temple (9th century) Roluos: Bakong, Prah Ko, and Lolei. After lunch, experience life on the great Tonle Sap Lake, with a visit to one of the floating villages Kampong Pluk.
After lunch , Back to town then take time to visit Les Chan tiers Ecoles Artisans D' Angkor is a workshop that teaches the unique craft of wood and stone carving in the traditional and style of classic Cambodian artistry and old market.
Day2: Siem Reap Angkor Thom - Angkor Wat
Your Siem Reap Explorer tour starts with the ancient Angkor temples. Our experienced tour guide shares their incredible history and shows you all the important sites. Soak in the beauty of the Angkor Thom complex, the ancient Khmer empire’s last capital city. Within its walls you visit the many faces of Bayon and walk along the Elephant Terrace past Baphuon Temple and view the elephant sculptures and the terrace of the leper king.
After lunch , explore the shady ruins of Ta Prohm and the clash of nature and civilization where giant trees grow up between the walls. Finish the day at the famed Angkor Wat temple, one of the ancient wonders of the world.
Day 3: Siem Reap - Banteay Srei and Kbal Spean “1000Lingas”
Morning we will visit the enchanting Banteay Srei. It appears that the temple was designed to leave no space undecorated, and the fine carvings in pink sandstone are unique. We will continue after by car to a little chain of hills. After one hour, we will arrive in a place near Kbal Spean and continue our journey on foot, after approximately 40 minutes walk; we will hear the sound of a waterfall. We will discover that the riverbed and the rocks around us are covered with carvings representing the gods of the Brahma religion dating back as far as the 11th century; it’s the "thousand Lingas Rivers". The water runs over the sculptures of Vishnu, Lakshmi, Hanuman, Rama and many Lingas, which were carved in stone in the past to sanctify the water and to thank the gods for their gift. The sound of a small waterfall temps to follow the river further through the small gorge. Using bamboo stairs to pass a few escarped passages we finally discover the beautiful waterfall.
on the way back to Siem Reap , visit the ancient city of Preah Khan (city of royal fortune victorious) and Neak Pean, an amazing site built in the 12th century.
Day 4: Siem Reap - Beng Melea - Koh Ker - overnight at Preah Vihear
You will leave the circle of Angkor sites for discover the temple of Koh Ker, (about 3 hours drive in the countryside). This ancient capital of Cambodia in the 9th century, was recently opened to tourism. Dominated by a mountain temple of 30m high the Prasat Thom, and surrounded by several small temples partly cracked or partly collapsed. after visit Beng Mealea temple, half-collapsed temple, forgotten in the midst of exuberant vegetation, caught in a network of roots and lianas. This building is considered to be one of the most remarkable Khmer temples, to such an extent that it would be an Angkor Wat marquetry. Far from the hustle and bustle of Angkor Wat, the place lends itself particularly to daydreaming and meditation.
Day 5: Preah Vihear - Siem Reap
Departure from the hotel early to visit Preah Vihear temple, then you will take the road access by 4x4 which winds the mountain is very steep by location, and suddenly join the first enclosure walls of the most spectacular of the temple mountain. You will explore on foot the temple, wonderfully preserved. Some tourists cross the Thai border every day to visit it, but most will have left the place for a long time and you will have the privilege of pacing the fabulous complex alone. You will continue your discovery to the top, clinging to the cliffs of the Dngrek mountain, which culminates a few hundred meters above the Cambodian plains. The different panoramas from the most vertiginous of the temple in this mountains are beautiful to take your breath away. After this visit , we continue on the road to Anlong Veng , the former khmer Rouge bastion until the end of the civil war in 1998, visit the house of former Khmer Rouge leader Ta mok and the grave of Brother Number 1, Pol Pot. Anlong Veng was the last Khmer Rouge stronghold to surrender to government force in the late 1990s. Departure to Siem Reap.
- Experienced English or French speaking guide through out
- Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Bottled drinking water for sightseeing
- All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary.
- Bottled mineral water during touring days
What's Not Included
- International/domestic airfares & tax
- Visa fees (US$30). You are able to apply by online for tourist cambodia via
- Travel Insurance. (We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home)
- Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
- Tips for guide, driver, porters and project cost
- Beverage and alcoholic drinks
- Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.
- Personal expenses
The Plus in Mystery Angkor Travel
- Information / assistance to find good international flights
- Welcome gift from the agency