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GENERAL INFORMATION OF THE ANGKOR TEMPLE DISCOVERY
Travel back in time to admire the mighty Khmer kingdom! The Angkor temple discovery tour from Orient Skyline Travel features an in-depth incredible experience in Angkor temple complex. Marvel at mythical sandstone monuments of Hindu and Buddhist influence and connect with the fascinating culture of the locals.
Siem Reap – Angkor complex – Tonle Sap lake
- Enjoy Angkor Wat at sunset
- Discover the temples of Angkor in details
- Have a glimpse of the Khmer culture
- Take a boat cruise to visit Tonle Sap lake
- Hotel accommodation in half-twin/double shared room with daily breakfast
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
- English speaking local guide
- Tour transferred by private air conditioned vehicle
- Entrance fees for guided visits
- Daily drinking water and cold towels
- Excursions as mentioned
- Service charges
THROUGH THE ANGKOR TEMPLE DISCOVERY TOUR, YOU WILL EXPLORE
Day 1: Arrive in Siem Reap
Arrive at airport in Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor temples, meet your guide and driver and transfer to your hotel for check in.
After a short car transfer, visit Cambodian’s world famous Angkor Wat, built in the 12th century, the temples were constructed to feature the symbolic Mount of Meru where the gods dwell.
Enjoy the Angkor Wat at sunset before returning to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at own leisure.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap (B, L)
After a hearty breakfast, begin the day at Roluos temples of an early-Angkor style. Built in the 8th century, Roluos complex comprising three main sites: Bakong, Preah Ko, Lolei which sit majestically in the sugar palm countryside. Attend in a Buddhist ceremony where the monks will chance and conduct a happiness blessing for you wishing you a good health with good lucks for an experience of a lifetime!
In the afternoon, visit Ta Prohm temple, the mid 12th style temple has been remaining much the same as it was discovered first time: covered by forest and parasites with many parts scattered down on the grounds, Ta Prohm is one of the most picturesquely beautiful one in Angkor. Next, continue to visit Buddhist monastery Banteay Kdei and the pool of ablution Sras Srang.
Following is the Angkor Thom ancient city as the Great Khmer Empire’s final capital, during the Jayavarman VII’s reign. The city is protected by an 8 m high stone wall featuring with magnificent stone gate flanked by Elephants and giant faces sitting on top facing four directions.
Further to the center, there is Bayon temple, built in 12th century; this is a truly building masterpiece. The destination comprises of 54 enigmatic faced towers with which are believed to represent for the 54 regions of the Great Khmer Empire. In this temple, the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King are also must- see things as they are well known intricate art of bas-reliefs.
Return to Siem Reap for a fine dinner and spend the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap lake (B, L)
Today, after breakfast, visit Banteay Srei or the “Citadel of Women”, a precious “gem” of the Angkor complex. This temple displays the best examples of the Khmer’s finest classic art for bas-relief. Visitors to this temple will find out that the place is unique as Banteay Srei was built using pink sandstone but not normal sandstone.
After the temple, on the way, there will be plenty of chances to meet with friendly locals to learn more about their culture and way of life in Cambodia’s rural countryside.
After enjoying lunch in a fine restaurant, embark a boat for an interesting ride on Tonle Sap lake, the South East Asia’s largest lake. Travel on the boat to Kampong Phluk where there are houses on stilts sticking out of the water. Here spend time to visit some floating villages and snap for some post card photos.
Return to Sieam Reap for the night.
Note: During the dried season the villages can not be accessed by boat but can be reached by car.
Day 4: Siem Reap – Departure (B)
If you are on the late flight, take some last hours to visit Siem Reap’s markets or hop into Artisans d’Angkor for visit, the workshop was founded in 1992 and has introduced Cambodian crafts to the international visitors. It also helps to conserve the traditional art of Cambodian.
After the free time, take the private transfer to catch the onward flight.