3Days/2nights in Angkor Wat + Tonle Sap Tours

Day1/

Siem Reap [-/L/D]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pick up from airport/hotel

 

In the morning, we travel through the traditional village of Preah Dak to the 12th century temple of Banteay Samre. Built by King Suryavarman II, the genius behind Angkor Wat, this temple has been extensively restored. The temple is unique in that over-quarrying of sandstone led to the use of laterite for the roofed corridors. We continue further north to Banteay Srei, Angkor’s ultimate art gallery. This petite pink temple is the jewel in the crown of Angkor-era sculpture.

 

This afternoon, we travel to the mighty temple of Preah Khan or 'Sacred Sword', built by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century we then continue on to the elegant curves of Neak Poan. This petite temple is the ultimate ornamental fountain, its series of elaborate spouts including the heads of lions and elephants. Originally Neak Poan was on an island at the centre of vast baray (reservoir), known as Jayatataka or reservoir of Jaya.

We journey to the mountain temple of Phnom Bakheng to see the sunset cast its soft light over Angkor Wat.

 

 

 

 

 

Day2/

Angkor city tour [B/L/D]

        

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

We travel to Ta Prom which has been abandoned to the elements, a reminder that while empires rise and fall, the riotous power of nature marches on, oblivious to the dramas of human history. After soaking up the unique atmosphere of Ta Prohm, we continue to the giant pyramid of Takeo, one of the highest temples in the Angkor area. Built at the end of the 10th century, it was never completed. This morning we also visit the remains of an old Angkorian bridge which once spanned the Siem Reap river. Like the Romans before them, the Khmer kings built long, straight roads connecting the outposts of their empire and these included many magnificent bridges. There is also the option to visit the smaller temples of Chau Sey Devada and Thommanon for avid temple enthusiasts.

 

In the afternoon, we visit the immense walled city Angkor Thom that was the masterpiece of King Jayavarman VII. We begin our visit at the Terrace of the Leper King. This intricately carved platform was the royal crematorium and the statue that was originally thought to be the leper king is now believed to be Yama, the god of death. We continue along the Terrace of Elephants, originally used as a viewing gallery for the king to preside over parades, performances and traditional sports. At the southern end lies the Baphuon, once of the most beautiful temples at Angkor, dating from the reign of Uditayavarman 1 in the 11th century. It has undergone a massive renovation by the French and is now once again open for viewing. Our climax is the enigmatic and enchanting temple of the Bayon. At the exact centre of Angkor Thom, this is an eccentric expression of the creative genius and inflated ego of Cambodia’s most celebrated king.

Day3/

Angkor city tour [B/L/-]

Tour include

 

Private transfer and transportation with air-con Car/Van/Bus

Accommodation base on sharing room

English Speaking Guide

Meals: 3lunch +2Dinner

All entrance fee tour

Drinking water during the tour

 

Tour Exclude

 

 

 

Visa fee

Flights to and from destination, airport tax and checked luggage fee

Travel Insurance

Drinks, tip, personal expenses and optional tours

Bank transaction fees

Early Check- in and late check-out