Explore Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument, in this private four-day tour. Angkor Wat and the many temples surrounding it are located next to Siem Reap, Cambodia and are a fascinating and inspiring spectacle on everyone’s “must-see” list.Tour program:
Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival (/)
Upon arrival, welcome by our guide then transfer to hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight you will welcome dinner with traditional Apsara show. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap - Angkor Wat (B/L/)
This morning head to Angkor Wat in an air conditioned car, or if you choose by bike, with your guide. Explore this majestic temple throughout the morning while it is still cool and has fewer tourists. Return to town for having lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon head to Angkor Thom, the famous walled city and see the many temples within its borders, including the fascinating Bayon temple with its many magnificent faces smiling out. There are several beautiful spots from which to watch the sunset. Discuss with your guide where you would like to be and then relax and enjoy a memorable end to your day at the temples. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Siem Reap - Beng Mealea , Banteay Srei and the Ta Prohm (B/L/)
Morning breakfast at hotel before leaving the crowds behind and heading to Beng Mealea, a temple only recently opened to the public; about one and a half hours drive from town. After an hour you will leave the paved road and get onto a beaten track running through rice fields and villages of rural Cambodia. At the temple our guide will help you imagine how it once was as you pick your way through the rubble now surrounded by jungle. In the afternoon head to Banteay Srei, an intricately carved temple known as the Lady Temple. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant near Banteay Srei and then on the way back visit Ta Prohm, one of the prettiest temples in the complex. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 4: Siem Reap - Rolous Group and Markets (B/L/)
Visit the Rolous Group, a group of Angkorean temples 15 minutes outside of Siem Reap in a beautiful area in the morning. Enjoy lunch at the Foreign Correspondence Club on the banks of the river and then take a walk around the Old Market where the locals and tourists shop side by side. Pay a visit to Artisans de Angkor to see their workshop in town. Here you will be taken on a short tour to see the students learning the skills needed to produce works of art in a variety of different materials before visiting their beautifully displayed shop. Take a tuk-tuk ride into town for dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Siem Reap -Tonle Sap lake - Departure (B/)
In the morning drive through rural Cambodia to the Tonle Sap Lake where you will take a boat ride to visit the floating village and a Cambodian fish farm. Climb Phnom Krom and see the ancient ruins high on the hill. Transfer to the airport for the departure flight. End of tour services.