If you are tempted by Cambodia but short on time our Essential Angkor tour is the perfect introduction to this fascinating Kingdom; an exploration of the famous temples of Angkor. This 4 day extension package can easily be combined with a holiday in Vietnam or Thailand, or extended to a more thorough Cambodian experience. Contact us with your ideas and we will tailor-make an itinerary for you.
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English Speaking Guide
Day 1 - Arrive Siem Reap
On arrival in Siem Reap you will be welcomed by your local English speaking guide and transferred to your hotel for check in. The rest of your day is at leisure.
The morning is at leisure to relax or stroll through Siem Reap's shops and market on your own.This afternoon, depart on a tour of the famous Angkor Wat. Well known for the more than 2,000 Apsara dancers decorating the temple, construction is thought to have taken around thirty years of intensive labor. Today, Angkor Wat is figured on Cambodia's national flag as the temple symbolizes the soul of the Khmer people. During sunset the Apsaras will shine in the beautiful light. (B)
Day 3 - Siem Reap
Start your day with a tour to the temples of the Small Circuit. The most famous among these is Ta Prohm temple. Your visit will also include Banteay Kdei, a Buddhist monastery from the late 12th Century, and Srah Srang, also known as the “pool of ablutions”. Return to the hotel for a break during the midday heat. Later today, visit Angkor Thom. Continue to Bayon Temple in center of the city. Return to your hotel in the afternoon. (B)
Embark on an boat trip on the Tonlé Sap Lake, where you will have the opportunity to learn about life on the lake. Board a local boat and visit Kampong Phluck, a village where you will see houses on stilts. Pass floating houses and flooded forests, portraying life on the water. (Note: The boat trip is only possible from June to March. However an alternative floating village can be arranged). Return to your hotel before the transfer for your departure flight or extend you stay in Siem Reap.
Accommodation in a shared twin/double room in selected hotels
Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
English speaking local guide
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle unless stated otherwise
Entrance fees for mentioned visits
Daily drinking water and cold towels
INTERNATIONAL OR DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
Visa for Cambodia (Visa issued on arrival for most nationalities at cost of $20 per person).
Any surcharge/extra fees for visit of the Angkor Historical site imposed by the Apsara Authorities in Siem Reap which are subject to change without prior notice
Other meals than mentioned
This price is based on Superior accommodation, with 2 people on a private tour during low season.
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Please contact us for prices for different dates and alternative number of people travelling together.