Visit Phnom Kulen and take a dip in the refreshing pools of the waterfall. See the carvings of the 1000 Lingas, marvel at the Grand Buddha, and learn about the origins of the Khmer Empire. Led by an expert guide, enjoy an action-packed day from Siem Riep.
What to Expect
Explore the vast plateau of Phnom Kulen led by an expert guide. Phnom Kulen is a serene spot overlooking the plain of Angkor. A beautiful and a sacred place, Phnom Kulen is adorned with 28 ancient temples, and a network of criss-crossing rivers.
Your tour begins in the morning. Your guide will meet you at your hotel. Depart Siem Reap heading north towards Kulen Mountain. This is approximately a 2-hour drive, and along the way you will see the Thousand Lingas River, the Grand Reclining Buddha, and the famous waterfall. Your guide will talk you through the historical and cultural significance of each of these landmarks.
The waterfall of Phnom Kulen is a dramatic sight, tumbling down the rocks. Plunge into the pools and cool-off from the midday sun. This is a great place to pause for a specially prepared picnic lunch.
In the afternoon take some time to relax and visit the Elephant Pool. Afterwards transfer back to Siem Reap and enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. This is a great chance to savor the exciting flavors of the local cuisine, and spend an evening with the friends you have made on the tour.
- Expert guide
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
All tours are conducted in English. There will be an extra charge of 20% of the original fee for German, Spanish, Italian, and Russian and 10% for Chinese and Japanese.