Traveling to Siem Reap, you are not only visiting Angkor Watt complex with sacred temples relics but experiencing the beauties of countrysides, meeting the friendly people, camping in the jungles as well as homestaying at the local families...Additionally, you will also have chances to do some trekking, swimming under the natural water-falls ...
* BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Arrival Siem Reap to Beng Mealea – Koh Ker Sightseeing Tours (-/L/D) Day 2: Koh Ker Adventure Tour to Camping in Phnom Kulen (B/L/D) Day 3: Phnom Kulen Camping Tour – Kbal Spean – Bantey Srei – Siem Reap (B/L-)
DAY 1 – CAMBODIA CAMPING TOUR AROUND SIEM REAP: ARRIVAL SIEM REAP TO BENG MEALEA – KOH KER SIGHTSEEING TOURS (-/L/D)
Morning, drive to the remote Beng Mealea temple through the typical Khmer countryside (60 km from Siem Reap)
There is a lot to see in the approximately 2½ hours drive as it takes you through many lively villages and along kilometers of rice paddies. Explore the long abandoned temple (11th century), strangled by the jungle
Depart for Koh Ker. A 10th century capital abandoned in the remote north of Cambodia for more than a thousand years
Our team set up camp while we enjoy a visit to the pyramid temple of Prasat Thom. Continue to explore the many temples at this incredible site, including the beautiful Prasat Krahom covered by jungle
Camp overnight within the temple area.
Camping Tour around Beng Mealea Temple
DAY 2 – CAMBODIA CAMPING TOUR AROUND SIEM REAP: KOH KER ADVENTURE TOUR TO CAMPING IN PHNOM KULEN (B/L/D)
Transfer to Phnom Kulen and join the pilgrim path to walk up this sacred mountain of the Khmers. Swimming in the waterfall, then we carry on to the summit of the mountain to a pagoda for the overnight camp.
Camp overnight on the mountain.
2h trekking with a average level of 300 m.
OPTION: no trekking available by vehicle transfer to the camp
DAY 3 – CAMBODIA CAMPING TOUR AROUND SIEM REAP: PHNOM KULEN CAMPING TOUR – KBAL SPEAN – BANTEY SREI – SIEM REAP (B/L/-)
At early morning we plunge into a colourful surrounding such as high grass meadow, limestone clearing and deep jungle, to discover the exceptional site of Srah Dumrei, immense monolith sandstone of the Xth century representing elephants and lions, lost in the deep jungle. We leave the summit of the mountain with a vehicle for Kbal Spean, the sculptured river of the “thousand lingas”. Visit of the site on walking. We carry on by vehicle up to the temple and village of Banteay Srei. Visit of this temple and returning to Siem Reap before nightfall. Finish your day by an aromatherapy or reflexology massage at Frangipani SPA.
End of service!
– English speaking guide
– Camping in a tent for 2 people. Mattress, bed sheet, blanket are provided.
– Meals following the program ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch & D = Dinner)
– Entrance fees to the sites except Angkor Wat pass
– 1h massage at Frangipani
– Pass of Angkor Wat (needed for Kbal Spean and Bantey Srei)
– drinks except on trek
– individual insurance cover
– bank fees transfer
* EQUIPMENT AND HEALTH NOTICE:
please bring: clothes you can be active in (trainers, long-sleeve shirt, swimmers, hat, sunglasses), sunscreen, mosquito repellant, head torch, towel, personal toiletries including towel.
please note that some destinations are some areas where malaria is present. Please consult your GP should you require information on malaria risk avoidance and treatment.
5 days extension to the sea in Kampot and Sihanoukville province
5 days extension to Mondulkiri province for hill tribe and elephant trek