6 Days Discover the Civilization of Angkor

Destination: Siem Reap(near Angkor Wat) | Cambodia


Highlights of this tour:

  • Uncover the remote Koh Ker Temple and Beng Mealea.
  • Discover the mysterious temples at Angkor Wat Complex.
  • Explore the Kulen Mountain and its relics in the stream.
  • Amazed by the sunrise over Angkor Wat Temple.
  • Smart and flexible arrangement to bring you away from the tourist crowds.

 

 

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6 Days

Includes twin shared accommodation, English speaking guide, private cars, and sightseeing listed in the itinerary, etc.
Excludes visa and travel documents, travel insurance, local tipping, etc.

This itinerary is to give you a flavor of what is possible. We can tailor this trip to suit your specific needs and expectations. Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation. Cost above is base on the selection of Deluxe accommodations in the low season period. They can be altered to suite the level of luxury you prefer.

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Apsara Dancer at Angkor Wat Temple
Ta Prohm Temple, the ancient university in jungle, Cambodia
Monks at Bayon Temple, Cambodia
Kompong Phluk Floating Village, Cambobodia

ITINERARY

Day 1: Welcome to Cambodia | Arrive in Siem Reap

International Flight: Excluded

Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Cambodia!

When you arrive in Siem Reap, our guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to Shinta Mani Club for check in.

In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner with fine Cambodian cuisine while you look on as locals perform the traditional dances of Apsara.

Accommodation: Shinta Mani Resort


Day 2: Siem Reap | Untouched Temples of Beng Mealea & Koh Ker

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Travel out of Siem Reap through the beautiful countryside to Koh Ker, one of the ancient capitals of the Angkor civilization. The pyramid style temple Prasat Thom stands out in the midst of lush jungle. After climbing up to the top, you will have a great panoramic view of the surrounding terrain.

Next, visit the jungle-clad Beng Mealea Temple. The ruins were lost in the jungle for many centuries but recently uncovered and open for exploration. However, it still keeps most of its rustic charm as when it was first discovered.

Koh Ker Pyramid temple, Cambodia

Accommodation: Shinta Mani Resort


Day 3: Siem Reap | Ancient City of Angkor Thom and Historical Relics

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Today begins your exploration to the legendary lost civilization of Angkor.

You will first visit Ta Prohm, the ‘jungle temple’ of ‘Tomb Raider’ fame. Then continue your visit to the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom, a large walled city complex. Notably, its walls encompass many famous sites including Terrace of the Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King, Preah Palilay, Phimeanakas(Royal Palace), Baphuon, and the famous Bayon Temple with its captivating stone faces.

Return to the hotel for some rest and to escape the heat of the afternoon. Later, continue to Banteay Kdei (“Citadel of Chambers”) followed by sunset drinks on the top of Pre Rup Pyramid.

monks-at-Bayon-temples, Cambodia

Accommodation: Shinta Mani Resort


Day 4: Siem Reap | Banteay Srei & Kulen Mountain

Meal: Breakfast, lunch

Take a journey to Banteay Srei Temple, which means the ‘Citadel of Women’. This is believed to be because of its beautiful carvings on the pink color stones.

Continue your exploration to Kulen Mountain, the highest mountain range in northern Siem Reap. It is home to the famous Kulen waterfall and the Linga River.

Descend the mountain during noon time and enjoy lunch at a Dragon Fruit farm. Then take a journey of discovery on an ox-cart through the villages and rice fields nearby. Visit a local villager’s house and discover their daily life and work. Finally, return to hotel and rest.

Accommodation: Shinta Mani Resort


Day 5: Siem Reap | Crowning Gem of Southeast Asia: Angkor Wat Temple

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Rise up early before the sun rises and enjoy a ride on Tuk Tuk through the jungles to Angkor Wat Temple. Marvel at one of the most magnificent sunrises in the world as all of a sudden the sun illuminates the ancient Angkor Wat Temple. Angkor Wat is markedly the largest religious complex in the world, over four times the size of the Vatican City in Rome. Soon after, enjoy a light picnic breakfast in front of the ancient monument. Then continue to explore the vast stone complex with its intricate carvings, hallways, and tiers.

You may continue to explore more temples if you feel up to it, or return to the hotel for leisure time.

Agnkor_Wat_Towers_in-Jungle

Accommodation: Shinta Mani Resort


Day 6: Siem Reap | Life of Cambodian & Handicraft Arts, Departure

International Flight: Excludes

Meal: Breakfast, 

Explore the Old Market for souvenirs and local shopping experiences. Then enjoy a visit to Artisans D’angkor workshop to see the traditional Khmer arts of stone carving, painting, pottery, gold-leaf setting and more.

In due time, our guide will transfer you to airport for your departure flight and to bid you a fond farewell.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Siem Reap
Tara Angkor Hotel

Siem Reap
Shinta Mani Resort

Siem Reap
Shinta Mani Club

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