This Angkor Wat Discovery Tour is emphasized on discovering almost Cambodia's culture, religion more throughout almost famous temple in Angkor-Siem Reap with Bayon Temple, Banteay Srei temple, Ta Prohm - Preah Khan temples, Banteay Kdei the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King...
* BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Arrival – Siem Reap Package Tours to Angkor Watt Temples (-/-/D)
Day 02: Angkor Watt Package Tours (B/-/-)
Day 03: Angkor Watt Sightseeing Tours (B/-/-)
Day 04: Siem Reap Sightseeing Tours (B/-/-) Day 05: Siem Reap Package Tour – Departure (B/-/-)
DAY 01: ANGKOR WAT DISCOVERY TOURS: ARRIVAL – SIEM REAP PACKAGE TOURS – ANGKOR TOURS (-/-/D)
Upon arrival in Siem Reap airport, our guide and driver will transfer you directly for the visits: AM: Visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century) : the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch not included. PM: Visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Buffet Dinner and enjoy Khmer Traditional Dance Show at local restaurant and accommodation at hotel.
Angkor Watt Temple – Apsara Dance Show
DAY 02: ANGKOR WAT DISCOVERY TOURS: ANGKOR WATT SIGHTSEEING TOURS (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. AM: We drive to visit Kbal Spean, 50km northeast of Siem Reap or 18km from Banteay Srei. The original “River of Thousand Lingams”, Kbal Spean is an intricately carved Khmer Traditional Dance Show in Siemreapriverbed deep in the foothills of the Cambodian jungle. Lunch not included. PM: Visit to Banteay Srei temple with four wings proceeded by a hall and accompanied by two libraries, the southem example remarkably well preserved. Dinner not included and overnight at hotel
DAY 03: ANGKOR WAT DISCOVERY TOURS: ANGKOR SIGHTSEEING TOURS (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. AM: Visit to Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake), Ta Som, built in late 12th century C.E. the most distant temple on the grand circuit, small but classic. Preah Khan temple, Built by the King Jayavarman VII. Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, the temple of Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. Lunch not included
PM: Visit to the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang (“The Royal Baths” was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), , Ta Keo, constructed in late 10th early 11th century C.E, the first temple to be constructed wholly of Preah Khan temple in Angkor Complexsandstone. Dinner not included and accommodation at hotel
DAY 04: ANGKOR WAT DISCOVERY TOURS: SIEM REAP SIGHTSEEING TOURS (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel.
Morning visit to Silk Farm at Puok, Western Baray & come back visit to Old market. Lunch not included Afternoon, we board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals. Dinner not included and overnight at hotel.
Banteay Srei Temple – Tonle Sap Lake
DAY 05: ANGKOR WAT DISCOVERY TOURS: SIEM REAP PACKAGE TOUR – DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel Free at leisure until transfer to Siem Reap International airport for departure.
– Tours and transfers as per the programWestern Baray of Siemreap