DAY 1: ARRIVAL SIEM REAP (BANTEAY SREY, GRAND CIRCUIT)
After breakfast at your hotel, morning we departure to the north of Siem Reap to visit the citadel of woman –BanteaySrei – jewel indisputable of the Khmer art: entirely have been constructed by hard pink sandstone, wonderfully sculpted, perfectly preserved and restored, Landmine Museum, on the return trip we’ll stop to see some of the local people making sugar palm and visit BanteaySamre temple which is temple similar to Angkor Wat except it always has less tourists. After lunch, you will start with a visit to Pre Rup temple will be visited later on. These two temples were built by the same king ‘RajendraVarman II (944-967) to dedicate his ancestors and heading to visit Mebon. You will continue to NeakPoan Temple, which was one of the 102 ancient hospitals of King Jayavarman VII who built is hospital temple for taking care people’s health and the last stop visit Preah Khan temple, which was known as an old temporary city of king Jayavarman VII (1181-1218), Free buffet dinner apsara traditional dancing performance at one of restaurant in town, back to hotel.
DAY 2: ROLOUS GROUP AND SMALL CIRCUIT
Morning we will start a visit Rolous Group of temples: PreahKor, Bakong, Lolei. These temples are built the early of Angkor perriod( 802-1431). PreahKo temple was built by King Indravarman I in 879. Bakong was built in 881 and Lolei was built by Yasovarman I in 893, Local market called Old Market where the best spot for shopping for foreigner tourist, lunch, afternoonvisit the south gate of Angkor Thom, the royal capital of the Khmer empire of the late 12th century. At the first stop, we will visit Bayon temple, built by the great king Jayavaraman VII, with 54 towers each with 4 huge faces to reflect the Buddhist and Hindu influence of the time. See the intricate bas-relief carvings depicting life and battles. Just shortly walking, we are visiting Baphoun, Phimeanakas, Terrace of Elephant and Terrace of Leper King, Bakheng Hill for sunset, dinner, back to hotel.
DAY 3: ANGKOR WAT, TA PROHM AND TONLE SAP LAKE
Early morning start to visit the majestic Angkor Wat for the sunrise and learn about the Khmer life of this period. Stroll through the vast hallway lined with thousands of intricate stone craving that depict the life and battles of the Khmer empire and also discover many small shines still used every day by the local people and continue to visit Temple Ta Phrom, this temple is considered to be one of the jewels, with it overgrown jungle trees giving it a haunting and relaxing atmosphere and also well-known because this temple featured in the Hollywood movie ’Tomb Raider’, lunch, afternoon visitTonle Sap Lake for a visit the Floating villages by a private boat. Cruise through the fishing villages of Tonle Sap Lake to discover the natural splendor and old lifestyle of people who lived in the country side, dinner, visit Angkor Night Market for shopping Souvenir, back to hotel.
DAY 4: DOM DAK, BENG MEALEA, QUARRY, ARTISAN D’ANGKOR AND ANGKOR SILK FARM
Morning will leave from town to visit one of the local markets called Dom Dak then continue to BengMealea temple which is the temple was sprawling by the jungles, it is untouched and just opened for all tourists to visit. Then you are going on to discovery about O Thmor Dab ‘Quarry’, the quarry of all temples in Cambodia. You will see the traces of Khmer ancestors cut the sand stone to build all temples in the areas, lunch, and afternoon visit to Artisan d’ Angkor and Angkor Silk Farm(art school) which is famous for its traditional craft products such as stone carving, wood carving, lacquering, gilding, and silk processing, dinner, back to hotel.
- All transportations/transfers
- 3-day Angkor Pass ($62/pax)
- All other required tickets & fees
- English speaking Tour guide
- Professional driver
- Cold water & towel during the tour
- Tourist Visa & Airfare costs
- Extra Food & Drinks
- Voluntary tips & donations
- Accommodations (optional)
- Tips for Driver & Guide
- Tips for Driver & Guide