Hiking to the World Heritage Sites Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom in this 5-day Siem Reap Tour together with visiting one of the best temples in Cambodia, Beng Mealea and the most sacred mountain, Phnom Kulen within a day. An excursion to great Tonle Sap Lake is also added. Get impressed by the magnificent temples and enjoy the sunset from the pyramidal temple of Pre Rup. See the lost temples in this ancient city by visiting Angkor Thom from South Gate. Move to Phnom Kulen for a hiking tour with Beng Mealea Temple and take a boat to the lake to see how people adapt to this unique Cambodian ecosystem.
 

Tour Code:
Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Start/End: Siem Reap/ Phnom Penh
Tour Route: Siem Reap – Phnom Kulen – Beng Mealea – Siem Reap
Tour Type: Natural and Landscape, Explore and Experience
Tour Categories: Siem Reap tours
Tour Customizable: Definitely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide, Other Languages upon Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips, and service charges

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Siem Reap Arrival – Angkor Wat (D)
Day 02: Siem Reap-Easy Hiking in Angkor Thom Ancient City (B, L)
Day 03: Phnom Kulen, Beng Mealea (12km) (B, L, D)
Day 04: Full Day Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk (B, L)
Day 05: Siem Reap Departure (B)

 

 
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Day 01: Siem Reap Arrival – Half-day Angkor Wat Exploration (D)

Welcome to Siem Reap, Cambodia. You will receive the warmest greetings from our local guides. Then transfer to the hotel and check-in. Take a break before you start exploring the world of Angkor Wat. On the way back to the hotel, you will have a chance to view the spectacular sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped Pre Rup.

Pre Rup sunset siem reap tours

Day 02: Siem Reap – Easy Hiking in Angkor Thom Ancient City (B, L)

After breakfast, move to Angkor Thom with tuk-tuk – a cheap and very popular means in Cambodia. Your hiking trip will start at the South Gate along the old wall towards the West Gate with a stop to visit the Corner Temple in the middle of the road. Near the West Gate, you will visit the village outside the city walls, where you will discover the daily life of the locals.

angkor thom west gate

After visiting the village, walk inside the ancient city of Angkor Thom and visit the Bayon Temple, where you will be surrounded by 216 giant stone face known as “Khmer Smile”. Continue to experience the city by discovering the Royal Palace, the Terrace of Elephants and the Terrace of King Leper.

Terrace of King Leper

Continue trekking north to reach the crowded tourist groups, where you will walk along paths through the forest to Preah Khan Temple and Ta Keo Temple. End hiking at Ta Prohm Temple, which is widely known as “lost to the rainforest temple”.

Preah-Khan-Temple

You will be met by Tuk Tuk from the Tap Prohm Temple and transferred to the hotel. The rest of this day will be your leisure

Day 03: Phnom Kulen, Beng Mealea (12km) (B, L, D)

Phnom Kulen is a sacred place where many Cambodia tourists, as well as foreign tourists, visit on the weekend. However, the sights are deserted during the week and it is a great option to explore the “river of 1000 Lingas” and some temples on the top of the mountain. After lunch, transfer to the pristine Beng Mealea temple hidden in the jungle. Beng Mealea is considered one of the best temples by its unique architecture and peacefulness in the space.

Phnom Kulen

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 04: Full Day Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk (B, L)

In the morning, spend half of the day exploring Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake – Tonle Sap Lake. First, you will enjoy a fun cart ride through the Cambodian countryside, continue to sail on the beautiful lake and mangrove forest on the lake, then spend the rest of the morning at the biggest village on the lake called Kompong Phluk,  explore the fascinating daily life of locals as they leave the water.

Kompong Phluk floating village

Day 05: Siem Reap Departure (B)

Take a break before taking a flight out of Siem Reap, ending your memorable Cambodia tour.

What’s Included?

  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in double/twin sharing rooms with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Boat excursion
  • Bottled drinking water for sightseeing
  • All sightseeing entrance fee where requires in the itinerary

What’s Excluded?

  • International/domestic airfares & tax
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters and project cost
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion