The Mysterious Temples of Angkor

The Mysterious Temples of Angkor

This trip is ideal for those who want to see and learn more about the temples of Angkor. After a visit to the emerging capital Phnom Penh, the majority of your time is spent exploring the mysterious temples around the town of Siem Reap. The order in which you visit the temples has been carefully handcrafted so that you will get the best out of your time at Angkor. There are many temples in the area, each with a unique Khmer architecture and a different story to tell. You will end the trip with a deep knowledge of Cambodia’s treasures.

    Places visited:

  • Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap
Itinerary Idea in Detail:
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  • Day 1: Phnom Penh Arrival

    Upon arrival in the capital of Phnom Penh, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.

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  • Day 2: Phnom Penh (B)

    This morning your tour guide will show you the highlights of Phnom Penh, visit the Royal Palace and the National Museum in the morning, then continue on to see the harrowing Cheong Ek Killing Fields and the S21 museum to learn about Cambodia and its turbulent recent history.

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  • Day 3: Phnom Penh (B)

    Free to relax at your own leisure. You may want to wander around the markets or Buddhist pagodas of the city.

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  • Day 4: Siem Reap (B)

    Today your tour guide and driver will drive you from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. The scenic drive offers beautiful photos spots, stop by the Sambor Prei Kuk which was well-known as some of the oldest temple in Cambodia.

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  • Day 5: Siem Reap (B)

    This morning you will leave your hotel at down to see the sunset at the magical temple of Ta Phrom, take in the early morning light filtering through the stones of the temple and the majestic tree roots surrounding the temple. Continue on to visit the iconic Angkor Wat. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

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  • Day 6: Siem Reap (B)

    Today you will visit the beautiful pink sandstone temple of the Banteay Srei, which is famous for its intricate and delicate carvings representing the long lost Khmer’s culture. Continue on to visit the Banteay Samre, another Hindu temple dedicating to Vishnu. In the afternoon, visit the Angkor Thom and explore the enigmatic Bayon temple, the Terrace of the Leper King and the Terrace of Elephants.

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  • Day 7: Siem Reap (B)

    In the morning you will explore the mighty and mysterious temple complex in the east of Siem Reap, the Beng Melea. In the afternoon you will drive to the Tonle Sap Lake for a boat trip to the floating village of Kompong Khleang, here you will learn about the fishing people in the Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake.

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  • Day 8: Siem Reap (B)

    Today you will visit the atmospheric river of a thousand Lingas at Kbal Spean, which is located in the jungle. You are then free in the afternoon to relax at your own leisure. 

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  • Day 9: Siem Reap Departure (B)

    Relax and enjoy your last day in Siem Reap, your tour guide and driver will come to pick you up for the airport in time for your next flight.


PRICE PER PERSON: 4,200 USD (double occupancy)

All Incense Travel tours are private and depart daily.

 

Trip cost includes:

 

  • Private airport transfers
  • Private touring with your personal guides and drivers
  • Regional flights as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Preferred rooms at suggested hotels and boats mentioned in the itinerary based on double occupancy
  • English speaking guides
  • Around-the-clock support during your tour
  • All meals mentioned in the detailed itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Sightseeing as mentioned with permission fees and entrance tickets

 

Trip cost DOSE NOT include:

 

  • International airfare
  • Any meals not specified after each itinerary day, beverages at meals
  • Tips or gratuities to tour guides or staff
  • Hotel accommodation pre and post the trip
  • Pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any)
  • Travel insurance, visas, and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

Highlights

  • Visit the capital of Phnom Penh.
  • Explore the impressive temples of Angkor.
  • Boat trip on the Tonle Sap Lake.
  • Watch the sunset over the Angkor Thom.

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