Explore the very best of the Temples of Angkor from the stunning Ta Prohm to the mystical faces of Bayon and incredible Angkor Wat, this full-day tour takes in the must see sights in the Angkor Park. If you only have one day at the temples then do this.
What to Expect
The day begins at the magical Ta Prohm Temple where ancient stones and massive tree roots are locked in battle. These trees and stones provide a stunning temple experience and this is a wonderful place to start the days temple touring. After weaving your way through the beautiful Ta Prohm, journey into the ancient city of Angkor Thom.
Explore the ancient walled city and visit the mystical Bayon Temple adorned with smiling faces. Journey through the jungle to the famous Bayon which is now everyone’s favorite site. Surrounded by hundred of smiling faces in stone, the temple is definitely stunning and mysterious.
Head further into the temple complex visiting Baphoun, a pyramid-temple mountain consecrated to God Shiva, Elephant and leper king terraces, the royal temple of Phimean Naga and the serene Preah Pithu groups of smaller temples. Enjoy a walk on the ancient walls of this city and relax with a hot Cambodian style picnic lunch is provided in a shaded area.
Following Angkor Thom, head to the jewel of the Khmer Empire and visit the amazing Angkor Wat. The amazing temples of Angkor were constructed to express the wealth and power of the Khmer Empire at the time’. Many stone inscriptions describing the foundations of the temple have been found but Khmers left no word to tell how this great empire collapsed. Come and dig out some secrets of Angkor with your experienced guide, reveal the stories and legends behind the sandstone carved bas-reliefs, gables and lintels. Stroll around this massive monument to admire the Khmer architectural masterpiece and engineering.
- Hotel pick-up and return transportation
- Experienced English-speaking guide
- Transfer by tuk-tuk or comfortable air-conditioned minivan (depending on group size)
- Hot Cambodian picnic lunch in a local picnic area
- Bottled water, cold towels and seasonal fresh fruits
What's Not Included
- Hotel drop off
- Personal expenses (food, souvenirs)
- Optional tips for guide and driver
- Temple pass is required but not included (1 Day USD 20/3 Day USD 40 - cash only)
At the Beyond Unique Escapes office. Please be there 20 minutes prior to tour start time.
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