Angkor, capital of the mighty Khmer Empire, was once the greatest city in the world. On this tour you will experience the unique cultural heritage of Cambodia in the height of comfort. Visit the awe-inspiring monuments of the world-famous Angkor Complex: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon and Ta Prohm. Take a discovery cruise to a traditional floating village on Tonle Sap, Asia’s largest freshwater lake, where people spend their lives on the water.
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ARRIVE SIEM REAP & TONLE SAP LAKE CRUISE
On arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by a local guide and driven to your hotel. The vibrant city of Siem Reap will be your base for exploring the magnificent temples of Angkor, ancient capital of the Khmer Empire.
After settling in at the hotel, embark on a tranquil, late afternoon boat cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. From Mechrey village, a boat will take you across the lake to the floating village, where you can observe the daily life of the lake-dwelling people and the natural beauty of the lake. Afterwards, return to Siem Reap or continue to Pouk silk farm to learn about the process of silk-making, including mulberry cultivation, silkworm farming, cocoon unravelling, preparation of the silk threads, Ikat technique (tie-dyeing threads) and silk weaving.
|Accommodation:||In Siem Reap|
EXPLORE THE TEMPLES OF ANGKOR
Set off on a guided tour of the temples of Angkor, including Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and the jungle temple of Ta Prohm. The magnificent Angkor Wat is the largest ruined temple in the world. Built between AD 1113 and 1150, it is a masterpiece of Khmer architecture.
After Angkor Wat, explore the great city of Angkor Thom, last capital of the Khmer Empire. From the South Gate of Angkor Thom, continue to Bayon temple with its carved stone faces, then to the Elephant Terrace and Leper King Terrace to discover their fascinating myths and legends.
In the late afternoon, when the light is perfect for photography, visit Ta Prohm Temple, one of Angkor’s most striking buildings. Finally, enjoy a traditional Khmer Apsara dance performance with dinner at the luxurious Apsara Theatre.
|Accommodation:||In Siem Reap|
|Meals:||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
BANTEAY SREI TEMPLE & DEPART SIEM REAP
Drive to Banteay Srei temple, 30km outside Siem Reap. Known as the Citadel of the Women, it is one of the most beautiful Angkor temples, with profound and complex carvings. On the way back to Siem Reap, visit Banteay Samre temple, at the eastern edge of Angkor, and a local village, where you can learn about rice paper and palm wine production.
After the tour, you will be driven to the Siem Reap International Airport for your departure flight.
|Accommodation:||Check out time is 12:00|
|Group Size||1 person||2 persons||3 – 6 persons||Single Supp.|
- Prices are quoted in USD and net per person.
- Prices are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted prices.
- Prices do not apply over Christmas and New Year.
What you get
- Two nights hotel accommodation
- Daily breakfast, one lunch and one dinner
- All sightseeing as specified, including entrance fees
- Transportation and transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
- Local English/French speaking guide
- Government tax and service charges
What you Don’t
- International and domestic flights and airport taxes
- Cambodian visa
- Meals not included in the itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Gratuities for guides and drivers
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks
- Any other services not specified in the itinerary