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Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor

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Key facts

Where: Siem Reap , Cambodia Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights

Highlights

  • Ta Prohm is one of the most popular attractions of Angkor
  • Explore Angkor Wat, the 12th century architectural masterpiece

Overview

Explore the world-renowned temples of of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this tour of Cambodia. The 12th century Angkor Wat temple is one of the largest and best preserved temples at the site and one of the greatest monuments ever built.

Apart from history, you can discover the colourful markets and the vibrant nightlife that Siem Reap has to offer. Despite international influences, Siem Reap and its people have conserved much of the town's image, culture and traditions, which make Cambodia a great getaway.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Siem Reap

Upon your arrival at Siem Reap, a small charming gateway town to the world famous heritage the Angkor temples, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to the hotel of your choice.

Check into your hotel (Lotus Angkor Hotel, Borei Angkor Hotel, Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa or Angkor Palace Resort & Spa, depending upon the option selected). Your package includes daily American breakfast.

Stay overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 2: Sightseeing in Angkor

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel in Siem Reap in an air-conditioned coach for a guided sightseeing tour of Angkor.

On this tour, you will visit the magnificent temples of Angkor:

• Visit the majestic 12th century Angkor Wat, a temple built for King Suryavarman II as his state temple and capital city. It is the largest and best-preserved temple at the site. It epitomises the classical style of Khmer architecture.

• Visit Angkor Thom, the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. It was established in the late twelfth century by king Jayavarman VII. It covers an area of 9 square kilometres, within which are located several monuments from earlier eras.

• Proceed towards Ta Prohm, a temple that was built in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. Located approximately one kilometre east of Angkor Thom and on the southern edge of the East Baray near Tonle Bati, it was built by King Jayavarman VII as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university.

• Visit Sras Srang: The royal pool is situated opposite the East gate of Banteay Kdei. It is known as the King's bath.

• Visit Banteay Kdei Temple: This temple was constructed by Jayavarman VII during the 12th and 13th centuries. Built in sandstone, the temple has retained some very beautiful lintels and pediments.

Later, watch the sun set over the Cambodian countryside from the upper terraces of an ancient Angkorian temple.

At the end of this sightseeing tour you will be dropped back at your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 3: Depart Siem Reap

After breakfast in the hotel you will be picked up and transferred to the airport for your onward journey. Your tour ends with a drop-off at the airport.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3 Days/2 Nights

Start time

Start time: Depends upon your flight arrival time at Siem Reap
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights

Meeting point

Siem Reap airport. (Please mention your flight details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Siem Reap airport

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Inclusions

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • 2 nights' accommodation
  • American breakfast on days 2, 3
  • English, French or German speaking guide
  • Entrance fee

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Do/Dont's

Wear comfortable lightweight clothing. Most of the sightseeing tours require a moderate amount of walking so wear sturdy walking shoes. Carry sunblock and don't forget your camera and film. Wearing shorts is not recommended for visiting temples.

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming tour details.
Based on twin-sharing in double rooms.

Hotels:

Var. A:
Angkor Holiday Hotel (Superior)
Casa Angkor Hotel (Standard)
Royal Empire Hotel (Superior)

Var. B:
Khemara Angkor Hotel (Deluxe)
Angkor Riviera Hotel (Superior) (No Extra Bed)

Compulsory gala dinners and peak season surcharges may apply during peak periods surrounding the public holidays of Christmas and New Year - these surcharges will be confirmed at the time of booking.

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Additional info

  • Peak season surcharges may apply during peak periods surrounding the public holidays of Christmas and New Year. These surcharges will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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