On arrival in Siem Reap, your tour guide meets you as you exit from the Restricted Area at the airport and offers you a private transfer to your hotel.
Over the next few days, your itinerary is kept flexible this allows you to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Siem Reap without following the tourist masses and at your pace.
3.30 PM – depart to visit the encroaching jungle Ta Prohm, also known to be the undisputed capital of the “Kingdom of the Trees”. It has been featured in several Hollywood movies such as Tomb Raider, Indiana Jones, and Two Brothers. Wrap up today with Preah Khan or “Sacred Sword” until sunset, Or view the sunset over the mountain temple of Pre Rup, one of Angkor’s most popular spots to view the sunset.
Welcome Dinner with Apsara Dance Performance
This evening enjoy your welcome dinner (Khmer/Western Set) at a local restaurant and witness the hundred-year-olds “Royal Ballet of Cambodia” or “Apsara Dance”.
Today start your Angkor adventure by exploring the ancient fortified city of Angkor Thom. From Angkor Thom’s southern gateway, continue to visit Bayon temple “The Giant Smiling Faces temple”. Move on to visit the nearby triple-tiered mountain temple of the Baphuon, also known as the Pyramid temple in Angkor. From there walk through the shaded parkland to the Terrace of the Elephant, and the Terrace of the Leper King to view their detailed stone carvings.
This afternoon takes a break from temples, and travel a bit further away from town to explore Kampong Phluk “Harbour of the Tusks”, a fascinating fishing community on the fringes of the magnificent Tonlé Sap Lake. Take a private boat trip to see its glory as you pass through the floating village where the fisherman and their families live in stilted houses. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery dominated by the tranquility of the lake that dots the landscape.
Today rise early to catch the spectacular sunrise over the world’s largest religious ruins of Angkor Wat and discover this mighty temple at dawn, regarded by many as the quintessential Angkor experience. After exploring the ruins in detail led by your professional tour guide, return to the hotel for a late leisurely breakfast.
Enjoy this afternoon free at your own leisure or stroll around the city of Siem Reap, or even drive outskirt of the town to explore the famous pink temple of Banteay Srei temple “the Citadel of Women”. Stop at a local village along the way, to meet local people and see how they traditionally produce their local commodities such as basket weaving and sugar palm.
Evening: Visit Phare Circus Performance by Phare Artists
• 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Cambodian street food, drinks, shopping, and pre-show entertainment (Own expenses)
• 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Phare Circus Performance (Seat A – first 3 rows)
Free at leisure until it’s time for the transfer to the Siem Reap Airport for your flight home or next destination.
*Child (4 – 11 years old): 50% of Adult price
*Infant (Below 4 years old): Free of Charge
Full Day (8.00 am – 4.00 pm)
Explore the countryside with an ox cart ride and offer alms to a Buddhist monk
Discover Cambodia’s Golden Threads and pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei
4-Day Angkor Tour & Surroundings
Explore the magnificent Angkor temples and Tonle Sap Lake
Go off-the-beaten-track beyond Siem Reap’s limits.
Support the Elephant conservation project by visiting the Kulen Elephant Forest sanctuary.