3 Days Angkor Temples & Floating Villages Tour give you deep exploration of Angkor temples in 2 days. Additionally, one day for Tonle Sap Lake and floating villages. The tour is combined between culture and nature trip.
Early morning (from 4:00 to 4:30 am), we start pre-dawn departure from the hotel. Enter the temple in the darkness and prepare for catching the dawn.
Choose the best place to enjoy sunrise, ready with camera and professional photograph facilities under help and guideline from our local tour guide. Before meeting up sunrise, tour guide will give you a brief story about Angkor history and Khmer empire.
Soak up the atmosphere of dawn at Angkor, catch up with the first light of sunrise. And then we discover the rest of Angkor Wat. After that, we end the tour at Angkor Wat and take a short breakfast outside. Continue with Angkor Thom site from the South Gate, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King.
Have lunch at local restaurant at your own expense, and take a leisure before going to Ta Prohm – one of the most famous temple in Angkor area. The temple was used as scenery for Tomb Raider movie.
Back to the hotel and say goodbye to our tour guide after a long day to discover Angkor culture.
Start off your day easy with the small and charming Pre Rup Temple. Next up, you’ll visit the highly-intricate pink coloured Banteay Srei Temple – which translates beautifully to “The Citadel of Women”.
You’ll be hungry after that long drive, so settle into one of the restaurants nearby, and dig into some traditional Cambodian curries, soups and stir-fries.
Spend your afternoon exploring the completely unique East Mebon, Ta Som and Preah Khan Temples, all built for different reasons at different times. Keep an eye out for the detail in these ancient walls.
Pick-up at hotel. Start off the tour by browsing a local market or a local pagoda.
And then, we visit the floating village of Kompong Pluk where you will take the wood boat to explore the Cambodian houses on stilt and the flooded forest before reaching to Tonle Sap lake to take a glimpse of fishermen and other activities. We spend the rest of day visiting the “Chantiers Ecoles – Les Artisans d’Angkor” which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting.