Siem Reap, the wonderful city of Cambodia, is located in the South of Siem Reap province and banks on the shores of Tonlé Sap Lake. Siem Reap is a safe, friendly and pleasant town with many shops, restaurants and a wide range of activities for its visitors.
From Siem Reap, you explore the world famous temples of Angkor. Enjoy its majestic buildings and soak up the peace and quiet of this sacred place. Discover nearby Roluos by ox-cart and be a witness of daily life in one of the floating villages on Tonlé Sap Lake.
Day 1: arrival in Siem Reap
Arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, where you meet your local tour guide. Transfer to the hotel and free leisure time for some city exploration.
Day 2: Angkor complex
After breakfast, you are about to discover the Angkor complex, with visits to Angkor Wat (the biggest religious construction in the world) and Angkor Thom. Marvel in the splendor of this ancient city while exploring the Bayon and Baphoun Temples and the Terraces of the Elephants and the Leper King.
The visit ends with a walk to the Ta Prohm Temple, a temple kept in its “natural state”. Overgrown by trees and roots, this temple got world famous after its appearance in the Tomb Raider movie with Angelina Jolie.
You end your day with a dinner at the hotel and an amazing Apsara dance performance, compulsory for every visit to Cambodia.
Day 3: Kbal Spean and Bantey Srei
After a good night’s rest and breakfast, you are driven to Kbal Spean. This archeological site is commonly known as “Valley or River of a Thousand Lingas”. On this site, you can find many stone carvings depicting the several Hindu gods such as Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma.
In the afternoon, you visit the beautiful 10th-century temple complex of Bantey Srei, followed by a visit to the local market of Bantey Srei.
Return to the hotel.
Day 4: Roluos and Tonlé Sap Lake
You start the day with a 15 km drive to Roluos. Here you can admire some of the earliest built structures by the Khmer people as this city was the first capital of Khmer civilization. From Roluos a 30-minute ox-cart trip takes you to the primary school. You can enjoy the scenery of the typical houses along the way.
After a drive to Tonlé Sap Lake, you take the boat for a visit to a floating village. Here you can see how hundreds of families live together on the water, depending on their hard work and traditional way of fishing.
Return to the hotel and free leisure time.
Day 5: departure from Siem Reap
After breakfast, you are driven to Siem Reap International Airport for your flight home or your next destination.
Accommodation based on twin sharing
English speaking guide
All entrance and sightseeing fees
Dinner with cultural performance
Ground transport for tours and transfers
All sightseeing and excursions, as mentioned in the itinerary
2 bottles of drinking water per day during day tours
Insurance: we strongly advise taking a travel insurance
Tipping for tour guide and driver
All international and domestic flights and related expenses
Lunch and dinner
Cambodia tourist visa
Anything not specified in the inclusive list
What to bring
Best time to visit
Cambodia has an “easy” climate compared to other Asian countries. Despite having two different seasons, travelers can visit Cambodia all-year-round.
There are two weather seasons – a dry season (October to April) and a wet season (May to September).
March until June are usually the hottest months of the year with temperatures up to 35°C. The coolest months of the year are between October and December, with average temperatures of 25°C.
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Deze 5-daagse excursie heeft zeker en vast indruk op me gemaakt. Uiteraard door het impressionante tempel complex van Angkor Wat en het uitgestrekte Tonle Sap meer, maar ook door de vlekkeloze organisatie. De communicatie over en uitwerking van deze trip verliep zeer vlot. Dankjewel!