Private Tour- Booking Code: AACSR6
Visit to the Cambodian Cultural Village, Angkor National Museum, Angkor Thom Area, Kbal Spean, Banteay Srei, Angkor Silk Farm, Floating Village of Chong Khneas…
Day 1: Arrival-Siem Reap (/L/D)
Arrive at Siem Reap International Airport. On arrival your local English speaking guide will meet you for the transfer to check in your hotel. Today, we visit the Angkor National Museum for an hour’s walk around this interactive insight into the history behind Angkor and the Cambodian Cultural Village where is designed to provide tourists with an excellent insight into the life and culture of the Cambodians; their traditions and practices, etc. and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
After breakfast, proceed to Angkor Thom Area (Angkor Thom Temple South Gate, Bayon Temple, Baphuon Temple, Phimean Akas Temple, Elephants Terrace & Leper King Terrace, Royal Palace, Woman and Man Pond). Proceed to visit Ta-Prom Temple. After lunch, continue our journey to Angkor Wat Temple – one of the seven greatest architectural wonders of the world, built in between the 9th – 13th century till its beautiful sunset.
Day 3: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Kbal Spean, which is located 50 km from Siem Reap. It takes about 1h to reach the site and you will spend a moderately easy 45-minute Uphill walk through the woods. Kbal Spean means literally “the head of the river”. This is one of the rivers of 1000 lingas made up of unique Lingas stands chiseled into the riverbed of the Siem Reap River. It was believed that the lingas spiritually fertilized the waters that fed the Eastern Baray and irrigated the rice fields. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon, we turn back to visit Banteay Srei. This is the fabled pink temple of women, so called because it is made of pink sandstone and considered a tribute to the beauty of women. Its small size, delicate carvings and remarkable state of preservation make Banteay Srei one of everyone’s favorite temples. It’s Apsara and male and female divinities represent the most skilled crafts-manship of sand stone carvings till transfer back to your hotel.
Day 4: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, we visit to Angkor Silk Farm. Our guides will give you more details on the mulberry trees, silkworm farming, cocoon unwinding, preparation of the silk threads, ikat technique (tie-dyeing of the threads) and silk weaving and the Khmer Ceramics Centre located on the road to the temples, this ceramics centre is dedicated to reviving the Khmer tradition of pottery, which was an intricate art during the time of Angkor. Afternoon, visit to the Floating Village of Chong Khneas. Chong Khneas is the name of famous floating village at the edge of the lake. It locates at Southern part of Siem Reap town about 15 Km, and takes only 30 minutes by vehicles to the boat dock where there are always boats waiting for visitors. You will explore the different of Khmer, Muslim and Vietnamese floating households and the floating markets, fisheries, clinics, schools, basketball course, pigsty and other boatloads of tourists and Les Artisans d’Angkor – Chantiers Ecole where visitors can observe students learning traditional carving and finishing techniques till dinner with Apsara Dance Show at local restaurant and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Siem Reap-Departure (B//)
After breakfast, it’s free on your own leisure till transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for your departure (driver only). End of services.