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Cambodia Angkor and Khmer Temples

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Your starting point in Siem Reap leads you right to the Angkor temples. Opulent resorts and sophisticated restaurants, designer bars and exclusive shops are evidence that Siem Reap is very much back on the map! The Angkor temples are a profound experience, as few sights on earth can match the majesty of Angkor Wat, nature unleashed at Ta Prohm or the mysterious f...

Your starting point in Siem Reap leads you right to the Angkor temples. Opulent resorts and sophisticated restaurants, designer bars and exclusive shops are evidence that Siem Reap is very much back on the map! The Angkor temples are a profound experience, as few sights on earth can match the majesty of Angkor Wat, nature unleashed at Ta Prohm or the mysterious faces of the Bayon. Journey to the old capital of Koh Ker to experience one of our notorious temple safaris under the stars! Visit the jungle-clad ruins of Beng Mealea, and immerse yourself in the authentic lifestyle of the people inhabiting the floating villages on the Great Lake.

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This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Siem Reap!

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, meet our English-speaking local guide who will take you to your hotel.

Enjoy the rest of the day unguided, before a dinner at a local restaurant.

​Dinner included

Visited:
Siem Reap
Accommodation
Night at Shinta Mani Resort (Siem Reap)

Day 2: Explore the Cambodian Temples

Peer into the lost temple of Beng Mealea, a sleeping giant lost for centuries in the Cambodian forest. Of all Angkor’s lost temples, this is the most accessible -  a mirror image of Angkor Wat, but completely covered by nature.

There is also a wooden walkway running right through the heart of the temple. It is also possible to visit a nearby Angkor-era quarry from where stone was cut to build these massive monuments.

Carry on through the forest to the remote Angkor capital of Koh Ker, before reaching Prasat Thom, a seven-storey step pyramid. Prasat Krahom (or the Red Temple) isn't far from here. There are many more temples in the area, including the five towers of Prasat Ling.

Next we visit the remote Preah Khan complex, before returning to our camp to spend the night in a luxury safari tent. 

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Visited:
Siem ReapPreah Khan

Day 3: The Preah Khan Temple

Start your day just after sunrise exploring the Preah Khan Temple.

There are several main structures at Preah Khan, including the four-faced Prasat Preah Stung and the delicate Prasat Damrei - aka the Elephant Temple.

This temple is a small pyramid with two intricately carved elephants ceremoniously adorned by locals.

Afterwards, head back to Siem Reap to check into the hotel and enjoy some rest.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Visited:
Preah Khan, Siem Reap
Accommodation
Night at Shinta Mani Resort (Siem Reap)

Day 4: Visit the Remote Temples

Head to Banteay Srei, Angkor’s art gallery. This petite pink temple is the ultimate site to see when it comes to culture from the Angkor Era.

Later, visit the temple of Banteay Samre. After lunch at a local restaurant, travel to the mighty temple of Preah Khan aka the "Sacred Sword". 

We then continue to Neak Poan, before ending the day watching the sun set across the rice fields over the royal crematorium of Pre Rup.

Afterwards, dinner at Chanrey Tree. 

​Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Visited:
Banteay SreiPreah Khan
Accommodation
Night at Shinta Mani Resort (Siem Reap)

Day 5: The fortified city of Angkor Thom

In the morning, travel to Ta Prohm and the giant Takeo pyramid, one of the highest temples in the Angkor area.

Walk to the first ever Buddhist monastery in Cambodia, Banteay Kdei, built in 1186 by Jayavarman VII.

In the afternoon, visit the immense walled city of Angkor Thom. 

Begin at the Leper King Terrace, then along the Terrace of Elephants, visiting the Baphuon, one of the most beautiful temples in Angkor.

This evening, enjoy a classical dance performance, a popular Cambodian pastime.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

​​Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Visited:
Ta Prohm, Ângkôr Thum, Siem Reap
Accommodation
Night at Shinta Mani Resort (Siem Reap)

Day 6: Angkor Wat sunrise before departure

Rising at the crack of dawn, journey to the Angkor Wat temple.

Believed to be the world's largest religious building, this famous temple is the perfect combination of symbolism and symmetry, and a source of pride and strength to all Khmers.

Stay at Angkor Wat for a picnic breakfast, then as the crowds return to their hotels, enjoy its magnificence in peace, beginning with the bas-reliefs telling Hindu mythology and the glories of the Khmer empire.

Enjoy your afternoon free until transferring to the airport. 

Breakfast included

Visited:
Angkor Wat

Siem Reap Preah Khan Banteay Srei Ta Prohm Ângkôr Thum Angkor Wat

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,680 / 6 days
Excluding international flights
For 2For 4Single Supplement
Price per person high season$1,680$1,610$660
Price per person low season$1,610$1,530$590

Included in price:

  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • One night in the safari tent at the temple
  • All entrance fees
  • Private transportation such as air conditioned car, tuktuk, boat trip, bicycle as in the program
  • Drinking water during sightseeing
  • All meals included as mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Public liability insurance

Not included in price:

  • Visa fees, currently USD20 per person
  • International flight tickets
  • Personal expenditures
  • Travel insurance (covering for cancellation costs and medical expenses including repatriation)

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