Immerse yourself in the magic and history of Cambodia’s famous Angkor temples on this five-day tour of the ancient Khmer Kingdom. With Travel Cambodia to explore ancient monuments, cruise through Tonle Sap Lake’s charming floating villages and watch the sunset behind the mystical, temple-dotted jungle.
|Destinations||3-stars hotels||4-stars hotels||5-stars hotels|
|Siem Reap||Sokha Roth Hotel||Tara Angkor||Sokha Angkor|
|Mechrey Village||Floating House with local family|
|Prek Taol Village||Floating House with local family|
- Private tours with private transportation
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
- All transfers with our A/C transport
- Meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L= Lunch, D=dinner)
- Boat cruise as mentioned
- Cold water and towel during the trip
- Government tax
- Service charge
- Hotel accommodation + Homestay
What is excluded?
- International flight ticket
- Visa stamps upon arrival of $30.00 per person
- Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
- Other meals not mentioned
- Tips & personal expenses
- Other not stated above
- Travel insurance
- Siem Reap
- Tonlé Sap
- Palm Village Apartment
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (D)
Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap - Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat (B/L/ - )
Early morning, we will visit the sunrise at Angkor Area – the idea is to view the reflection of amazing Angkor temple in the morning sun. Return to the hotel for breakfast.
After that, we will start our full day visit, firstly with the sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Siem Reap - Holy Kulen Mountain(B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel - Drive to Kulen mountain - Located 40km north of Angkor Wat, the Phnom Kulen mountain range provides Siem Reap with water and dominates the skyline of the flat plains surrounding it. Although the highest peak of the mountain range lies at only 487m, Phnom Kulen has much to offer visitors. Travel in the morning by car through the countryside to Phnom Kulen and start the rather steep climb up by car.
On top of the mountain you will visit a modern style pagoda that offers stunning views over the Angkor area. Visit the eight meter tall statue of a reclining Buddha and wash your hands at the Linga statue to purify your mind and body. Continue to visit the River of One Thousand Lingas and the magnificent waterfall close to it. Take a refreshing swim in the stream and pool of the waterfall and enjoy a picnic lunch served in a natural setting.
If time allows, take a stroll around the area with your guide and venture off the beaten track to take in the impressive forest and scenery. Tonight you enjoy dinner with local family and overnight in the village on the top of Kulen Mountain.
Day 4: Kulen Mountain - Siem Reap (B/L/ - )
Breakfast at the home stay- We will proceed straight to Srah Damrey, Damreay Krab and Ang Prochiev temple. As soon as we complete our visits to these temples of Mahendraparvata, on a nice trail of Kulen mountain.
Returned to Siem Reap, we stop on the way to visit to the intricately carved and well preserved temple of Banteay Srei. Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Mechrey Floating Village – Prek Taol Village – Bird Watching (B/L/D)
After breakfast in the early morning with local family, today we will be heading out to Prek Taol Village which is about 45 minutes by boat and then we continue by Kayaking to Bird Sanctuary to visit all kind of water birds (More than 100 pieces). Lunch will be provided on the side and return to Prek Toal Village to Kayak through the village, visit daily life and fishing activities.
This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with colums, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 6: Prek Taol Village – Siem Reap (B/L/ - )
After breakfast, we will be transferred by local wooden boat straightly to the pier and then our guide with driver will transfer you to your hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 7: Siem Reap - Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel - visit the market or "Les Artisans d'Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles" of Siem Reap. Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for departure flight to the next destination.