2 Days Temple Tour


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Package Description

Line Image Discover 16 wondrous temples, including Cambodia’s iconic Angkor Wat complex, the largest religious monument in the world. In two days, you will complete a 62 km circuit around the Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom complexes. On the second evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner while enjoying a traditional apsara dance performance.

Day 1:

On day one, you will explore the following temples: Angkor Wat: A 12th century sandstone temple and UNESCO World Heritage site Angkor Thom Complex: the last capital of the Khmer Empire, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII.

The Angkor Thom Complex consists of the following structures:

– Bayon Temple: The complex’s main temple stands in the center of the former capital. This iconic edifice features 216 serene, gently smiling faces.

– Terrace of the Elephants: This platform was constructed for king Jayavarman VII to view public ceremonies and welcome victorious soldiers returning from battle.

– Terrace of the Leper King: This terrace is named for a 15th century statue of the Hindu god Yama  discovered on-site. The discolored statue was found covered in moss and was therefore reminiscent of a person with leprosy.

– Phimeanakas: a Hindu temple constructed at the end of the 10th century.

– Thommanun Temple: One of a pair of Hindu temples constructed in the 12th century.

– Chau Say Tevoda: Located just east of the Angkor Thom complex, this 12th century Hindu temple was constructed in the Angkor Wat style.

– Ta Keo Temple: This is likely the first sandstone temple-mountain to be constructed by the Khmers.

– Ta Prohm: This picturesque and popular temple features trees emerging from the temple ruins  amongst verdant jungle surroundings.

– Banteay Kdei Temple: This sandstone Buddhist monastic complex was occupied by monks over the centuries until the 1960′s.

– Srah Srang: This baray or reservoir measuring 700m by 350m was dug in the 10th century. and then return to hotel

– Dinner accompanied by an apsara dance performance by the Khmer Royal Classic Ballet start at 6:30pm till 8:30pm.

Day 2:

On day 2, continue exploring Ankgorian temples followed by a enjoyable evening:

– Preah Khan: This temple, meaning “Royal Sword,” has been left largely unrestored. Visitors can witness trees and other vegetation emerging from the ruins.

– Neak Pean: This man-made circular island emerges from Preah Khan Baray and features a small Buddhist temple.

– Ta Som: This small temple, constructed in the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII, has also been left unrestored and features vegetation emerging from the temple ruins.

– East Mebon: This 10th century Hindu temple sits atop a manmade island at the center of the now-dry East Baray reservoir.

– Pre Rup: This temple-mountain, which served as the state temple under King Rajendravarman, was constructed during the 10th century.

Sunset viewing atop Bakheng Hill.

Price:

– $189 for the first person; $89 for each additional person; maximum 4 people per group

This price covers:

– Transport by Tuk tuk (add $30 if a car is needed, maximum 4 people)

– English-speaking tour guide ($50 to be returned if a tour guide is not required)

– Temple entrance ticket

– Dinner and apsara performance on the first day tour evening

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