3 Day Treasures Of Angkor

Duration

3 Days

Language

English, Chinese

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance

Duration

3 Days

Language

English, Chinese

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance

From
US$140
US$129

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Overview

With no public transport available in the Angkor complex, a private tour is the best way to enjoy and explore all of the mysterious temples with a private tour guide on this 3-day flexible tour that includes hotel transfers and comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.

Highlights

  • Explore Angkor Wat with an informative tour guide
  • Marvel at Angkor Thom city, Bayon, Baphoun, South Gate, and Elephant Terrace
  • Climb up the Bakheng Mountain for a stunning sunset view
  • Trek through the jungle-enveloped temple of Ta Prohm temple
  • Enjoy an in-depth exploration of the atmospheric Beng Mealea temple
  • Learn about and experience the local way of life in Cambodia

Itinerary

Day 1: Small tour temples with sunset

Today, we will meet you in the hotel lobby at 8:00 a.m. and head directly to purchase the Angkor 3 day pass.

Then, we drive to the World Heritage-listed Angkor temple complex to visit one of Cambodia's jewels, the impressive Angkor Thom, which was the fortified "Great Royal City" built in the 12th century by King Jayavarman VII. At the South Gate, we can see the imposing statue of Avalokiteshvara, which appears in the Tomb Raider movie.

Next, we visit the temple of Bayon, in Buddhist style and adorned with hundreds of faces made of stone, and also explore the Terrace of Elephants, former Royal Palace, Phimeanakas, Terrace of Leper King, and Baphoun temple, It is considered the largest Hindu temple in Angkor Thom.

In the afternoon, we will have lunch near the Angkor Wat temple. Then we enjoy a visit to the fascinating Angkor Wat, the largest sacred building on the planet and an icon of the Khmer civilization. It was built by King Suyavarman and is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. It contains hundreds of decorations that cover the walls and the longest bas-relief in the world. It is surrounded by a giant moat, and its five towers are part of the Cambodian flag, and from the top you can see the impressive and dense jungle. It is the most revered in the country and the most emblematic of the complex.

If you want to see the sunset, the best place to go is either Phnom Bakheng Hill or Pre Rup temple.

To end the tour, we recommend to have a buffet dinner at Kulen 2 Restaurant while enjoying the Cambodian Traditional Show. Please let us know if you are interested and we can help you reserve the best seat for you.

Day 2: Outside tour with Tonle Sap lake

After having breakfast, we depart from the hotel and head directly to Banteay Srei (Lady's Temple), a unique red sandstone temple, before the crowds arrive, and then to Beng Mealea, the mysterious 12th-century temple in the middle of the jungle. This temple is heavily overgrown with vegetation, trees, lianas, and mosses. This temple is the most ruined stone temple in Angkor Park, as well as one of the largest temples on a grand scale in this historic site.

We will have lunch at the Rolous Group and continue on our journey to explore temples in the Rolous Group, including Bakong, Preah Ko, and Lolei temple.

In the late afternoon, we will head to the famous floating village of Kampong Phluk. There, you can see firsthand what everyday life is like for the many families who make their living primarily from fishing. We enjoy a boat ride and observe the local life in the villages with their floating farms, schools, markets, and Buddhist temples. Our experienced tour guide will ensure there is no tourist scam, so you can relax and take pleasure in this private trip with confidence.

Optional Activity

If you have time after your temple tour, we highly recommend that you attend the Phare Circus Show, which is a performance by the well-known artists of the Phare Ponleu Selpak Artistic and Social Center in Battambang, who combine modern theater, music, dance, acrobatics, and other forms of entertainment. Please do not hesitate to contact us and ask us to book a ticket for you. The circus starts at 8:00 p.m., and we may make a reservation for you in advance.

Day 3: Grand temples tour with sunrise

Today, we wake up early in the morning and visit one of the world's cultural heritage sites, Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world as you soak in the breathtaking sunrise. The magnificent architecture and charming light and shadow are even more memorable with the light morning mist that is most often present in this region of Cambodia. As your expert guide tells you stories about the bas-reliefs, they'll also provide insight into life during the height of the Khmer Empire. After visiting Angkor Wat, we will have breakfast nearby the temple, please ask your hotel to pack a breakfast box for you.

The rest of the day, we will pay a visit to Ta Prohm temple, which has been left in its original state and is partly overgrown with trees and huge roots. If you still want to explore more temples, our guide can take you to visit the Grand Tour temple includes, Preah Khan, Neak Pean, Ta Som temple, and Pre Rup also known as the temple royal crematorium.

We will enjoy lunch at the local restaurant in front of Sras Srang. The tour will end around 3 PM as we start early.

If you need a recommendation for dinner, Malis Restaurant is one of the best choices. We can help you reserve a table.

What's included

  • Professional English speaking tour guide and driver (COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated)
  • Car/Minivan with air-conditioning
  • Free airport pick-up(only one way)
  • Cool waters and cool towels during tour
  • Angkor pass: US$62 per person
  • Tonle Sap pass & Boat tour: $20 per pax
  • Circus ticket and Apsara Shows
  • Food and beverage

Pricing

Additional Activities

Since you are in Siem Reap town, you shouldn’t miss:

  • (Recommended) Evening with Cambodia’s traditional shows with buffet dinner at the Kulen II restaurant. Please inform us if you are interested. We can help you to make advance booking. – USD12
  • (Recommended) watch the Cambodia’s best circus “Phare Poleu Selpak” which is Siem Reap’s most unique, authentic top rated (TripAdvisor & Lonely Planet) evening entertainment. 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
    • Seat A: Adult (age 12+) : US$38 / Children (age 5 – 11) : $18 / Infants (age 4 and younger) no charge with no allocated seat.
    • Seat B: Adult (age 12+) : US$28 / Children (age 5 – 11) : US$15 /Infants (age 4 and younger) no charge with no allocated seat.
    • Seat C: Adult (age 12+) : US$18 / Children (age 5 – 11) : US$10 / Infants (age 4 and younger) no charge with no allocated seat. Please inform us if you are interested. We can help you to make advance booking.

If you can’t decide while booking this tour, during your visit, you can just inform our tour guide or you can contact our tour operator to make a reservation prior the start of the show.  Regardless, booking in advance is recommended. 

Tour Notes

  • If you withdraw money from an ATM machine with your international card, you’ll only get not Khmer Riels but only US Dollar and it’s accepted everywhere in Cambodia except COIN AND OLD NOTE.
  • You can charge your camera or mobile phone at a restaurant during the lunch break with your own charger.
  • No smoking, drinking alcohol or touching the carvings is permitted in and around the temples.
  • Dressing Standard: While visiting any temples, both male or female visitors must dress respectfully and at your own comfort, we strongly recommend modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate. Comfortable shoes are a must. The Apsara Authority which manages the park reserves the right to refuse entry to certain areas of the site for guests who wear clothing which is considered immodest.

What to bring

  • It can get very hot walking around the temple complex so be sure to always carry water and appropriate skin protection including sun scream and mosquito spray. You can buy sun scream and mosquito spray in town.

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With no public transport available in the Angkor complex, a private tour is the best way to enjoy and explore all of the mysterious temples with a private tour guide on this 3-day flexible tour that includes hotel transfers and comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.

Additional Information

TOUR STARTS | FINISHES
Siem Reap
GROUP SIZE
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Travel Insurance* 

We don’t cover your insurance but we strongly recommend you to buy it for yourself. 

Itinerary Is Subject to Change

This itinerary is written based on our tour research expeditions. It should be read in order to get a good general impression and NOT as a detailed hour by hour itinerary. As we care about your safety and always want to increase customer’s experience, Asean Angkor Guide’s team can change parts of the tour due to weather terrain conditions depending on the season and customer requests. If the program is changed upon customer’s request, possible additional costs will be charged directly to customers.

Before you go

Please note that from time to time our itineraries may be amended, either for operational reasons or in response to feedback from customers. Please ensure you have read the latest Trip Notes before booking or travelling on your tour.

Making Payment

No deposits are required for most bookings. You can pay the guide after the tour ends. For larger groups and in some circumstances, a deposit may be required.

Booking agreements

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:

Asean Angkor Guide tipperary accepts bookings subject to the following conditions:

1. YOUR HOLIDAY CONTRACT

The contract is between the Company and the client, being any person travelling or intending to travel on a tour operated by the Company. The contract, including all matters arising from it, is subject to Cambodia law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Cambodia Courts. No employee of the Company other than a director has authority to vary or omit any of these terms or promise any discount or refund.

2. IF YOU CANCEL YOUR BOOKING 

Should the client wish to cancel, cancellation charges will be imposed. All cancellation must be received in writing, sent to us via email or WhatsApp. Asean Angkor Guide must be informed in writing. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by the Company or their agent as a percentage of the total tour price, including surcharges, as shown below: 

a) 24 hour and more days before departure – free of charge

b) Less than 24 hours before departure – 100%

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