Siem Reap Temples

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Visiting Siem Reap. Visiting Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm Temple, Phnom Bakheng. 4 days and 3 nights trip to Angkor. A trip to Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Introduction 

         Get to know more about the Kingdom of Cambodia by visiting Siem Reap temples. Catching a sunset and a sunrise in the land of the ancient Khmer Empire, and exploring temples in Siem Reap province.  

Day 1 : Arrival Siem Reap

Upon your arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, you will meet our english speaking tour guide. And you will be transferred to your hotel to check in. 

After checking in at the hotel, you start your trip in Siem Reap by visiting Phnom Bakheng. Phnom Bakheng is the best sunset-watching spot. It is also home to a temple, which is known as Phnom Bakheng Temple. The temple was built at the end of the 9th century, in the reign of King Yasovarman I. We need to get to Phnom Bakheng around 3 pm to climb up the hill, visit the temple and to guarantee a sunset spot. Please prepare your phone or camera to get perfect sunset pictures from Phnom Bakheng. 

Meal included : Dinner 

Accommodation at : Selected hotel in Siem Reap 

Day 2 : Siem Reap

After having breakfast, we will start our day 2 at Ta Prohm Temple. Ta Prohm Temple was built in the mid of the 12th century to early 13th century in the reign of King Jayavarman VII. The temple was invaded by nature, as gigantic root systems growed on top of the ruined temple. Ta Prohm Temple is also known as “Tomb Raider Temple” after featuring in an Angelina Jolie’s movie.

After having lunch at Sra Srang, we then continue our Angkor journey to Banteay Srei Temple by car. Banteay Srei temple was built dedicating to Shiva, a Hindu god, and it is one of the main temples that offers visitors insights about the Khmer Empire. 

Meal included : Breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Accommodation at : Selected hotel in Siem Reap 

Day 3 : Siem Reap

         We start our day 3 of the temple tour early in the morning in order to catch a sunrise at Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world. Angkor Wat temple was built in the first half of the 12th century in the reign of King Suryavarman II, dedicated to Hindu religion. The central tower of Angkor is the best spot to enjoy the sunrise. On the walls of the Angkor Wat temple, there are many bas reliefs featuring a lot of Khmer legendary stories. Those stories offer you insights into the extraordinary history of the Khmer Empire. Moreover, there are a lot of sculptures, devatas and statues, which are the symbols of Hinduism. 

         After a long temple touring day, enjoy a delicious dinner at one of Siem Reap’s restaurants. 

Meal included : Breakfast, lunch, dinner 

Accommodation at : Selected hotel in Siem Reap 

Day 4 : departure 

Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for your departure flight. It is time to say goodbye to the Kingdom of Cambodia. 

Meal included : Breakfast