(Submit Articles) Angkor Temples Walking - 5 days
Detailed tour itinerary
Operation : Daily departure
Duration : 5 days / 4 nights
Tour route : Arrival Siem Reap - Siem Reap ““ Phnom Bok Camp - Phnom Bok ““ Banteay Srey Camp - Banteay Srey Camp ““ Angkor Wat ““ Siem Reap - Siem Reap
Brief description : You arrive in Siem Reap, the gateway the World Heritage Site of Cambodia - Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is located 7 km south of Siem Reap. Meet our guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in. The afternoon you are free to explore the markets and Pagoda’s around town and get a better look what Cambodian life is all about. Dinner in local restaurant with Khmer cuisine. We will have a tour briefing before dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap....
Day 1: Arrival Siem Reap (D)
You arrive in Siem Reap, the gateway the World Heritage Site of Cambodia - Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is located 7 km south of Siem Reap. Meet our guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in.
The afternoon you are free to explore the markets and Pagoda’s around town and get a better look what Cambodian life is all about. Dinner in local restaurant with Khmer cuisine. We will have a tour briefing before dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap ““ Phnom Bok Camp (B/L/D)
After our breakfast we depart for a long and interesting trek to Rolous group. Rolous is a temple group that date back in the 8th century. The three main temples are Lolei, Preah Ko and Bakong.
After our exploration we head to Wat Lohok which we will explore and where we will enjoy a break and a snack. The continuing trek leads us through small rural villages and over sand paths to our final destination of the day; Phnom Bok Camp. Our camp is set up for you already and you have some time to catch a breath before we take off for a climb up 640 steps to the ruin of Phnom Bok. On top of Phnom Bok we will enjoy sunset and a magnificent view over the plains below. Dinner and overnight at campsite.
Day 3: Phnom Bok ““ Banteay Srey Camp (B/L/D)
After breakfast at campsite we head to Banteay Srey, the best preserved temple in Cambodia, which offers stunning base relief and other stone carvings. The temple is only small in size but of huge significance in understanding the Angkorian Era.
Lunch on the way. After lunch we continue to Wat Lor. The road to these temples passes pretty countryside and it’s a true relaxing experience.
Our catering team awaits you at camp and supplies you with some excellent food. The friendly and curious locals will not stay away too long. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 4: Banteay Srey Camp ““ Angkor Wat ““ Siem Reap (B/L/-)
After breakfast at camp we transfer a bit to the starting point of our trek towards Angkor Wat, one of the most impressive religious monuments in the world and represents the Khmer heritage. It’s stunning base relief, massive towers and huge entrance way will simply awe you in every sense.
It’s a very special and relaxing day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples by foot while others are sitting in comfortable air conditioned busses, you will explore Angkor and find yourself “discovering“ new temples in the jungle around every corner.
You will visit the former capital Angkor Thom (Bayon, Terrace of the Elephants) and Ta Prohm. Ta Prohm is famous for its massive overgrown trees. It was used as set for the movie Tomb Raider. Late afternoon we cycle to Banteay Kdey and explore this massive complex before we head back to Siem Reap for refreshing ourselves and dinner. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Siem Reap ““ Home (B)
After breakfast you are free to explore the town of Siem Reap and shopping for souvenirs at the local market known as Psa Chas (Old Market). Transfer to the airport for flight back home. Trip ends.
- Meals as mentioned the Program
- Land transfer by A/C car if needed
- Mineral water and cold towels for trekking
- English speaking guides (adventure).
- Admission fees for all tourist places.
- Other international flights from/to Vietnam and Cambodia
- Visa arrangement
- Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.)
- Tips and gratuities
- Other expenses not mentioned
- Travel insurance
What to bring: Trekking shoes, sun block, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, rain coat, flash-light, toiletries, original passport.
Contact : Impress Travel Company - Cambodia tours
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Phone : (84) 3734 6777
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