This is our basic tour including the most important temples in Angkor and the Tonle Sap Lake. In addition to "Angkor Highlights", you also visit the famous Banteay Srei temple and the River of Thousand Lingams. Apsara Dance Show with Dinner included!
Day 1: Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat
Pick up and check in Ta Som Guesthouse with welcome drink and cold towel. In your room, we provide a tropical fruit basket. Visit of Angkor Thom, South Gate, Bayon, Baphuon and Phimenakas Temples. Terrasse of the Elephants and Terrasse of the Lepra King. Optional lunch in Angkor Thom. In the afternoon, intensive visit of world famous Angkor Wat temple. Study the fantastic bas reliefs and climb up to the temple's third level. Optional: Start your visit by riding a balloon with a great roundview (staying on the same place, around 15 minutes!).
Sunset from Phnom Bakheng (very busy but famous for sunset) or Preh Rup, a lovely and quiet place. Optional dinner in our Ta Som Garden Restaurant, try the famous traditional Amok Fish, delicious and not spicy!
Overnight in Ta Som Guesthouse in air conditioned room.
Day 2: Angkor for Sunrise
After an unforgettable "must see" sunrise in Angkor Wat, you meet your tourguide and have at first breakfast (as breakfast box) on the picturesque Srah Srang Water Basin. Enjoy this quiet place, the former royal bath. Visit Banteay Kdei and Ta Prohm, the so called "jungle temples". Enjoy to "feel" and to "smell" Angkor! Optional lunch near Ta Prohm Temple. In the afternoon, explore Preah Khan temple (with huge trees overgrowing the ruins). Go on seeing the most important temples on the "grand circuit", like Neak Pean (holy bath) and the Eastern Mebon (with Elephant statues). Our special: Ta Som Temple As Ta Som Temple gave the name to our Guesthouse and Tour Agency, the visit of this marvellous small temple is also included in this tour! Ta Som means "the ancestor", king Jayavarman VII dedicated this temple to his teacher. Enjoy the famous eastern gopuram of Ta Som, which is depicted on our logo. Don't miss to take your picture.
After your second day in the temples, you might wish to enjoy a traditional Khmer massage (from US$ 6 per hour, optional!). Optional dinner in Ta Som Garden Restaurant. You should try the famous Loklak beef. Overnight in Ta Som Guesthouse in air conditioned room.
Day 3: Banteay Srei - Kobal Spean / River of Thousand Lingams - Wildlife Centre ACCB Banteay Samrei
After breakfast, enjoy your excursion in air conditioned car in the Northern part of the Angkor Archaeological Park. On your way, you pass through picturesque landscapes with ricefields and sugar palms to another highlight of Angkor: the famous and precious Banteay Srei Temple.
Banteay Srei means "the citadel of the women" and is reknown because of its incredible sandstone carvings looking like wood. It really deserves the name "diamond of Angkor".
We go on northwards to a holy place, where in Angkorian times, thousands of Lingams (the phallus symbol of the Lord Shiva) have been carved into the riverbed, in order to fertilize the water going down to the Angkorian plain. This place is called Kobal Spean or the River of Thousand Lingams. Easy Walking tour (about one hour) through tropical dry forest and see the different places of carvings in the riverbed. Your experienced English speaking tourguide explains you the meaning of the interesting carvings. Time for lunch in a local restaurant in Kobal Spean (not included).
At 1pm, we visit ACCB, the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity. It is the first nature conservation and endangered wildlife rescue and breeding centre in Cambodia. Here, we will be guided by an ACCB expert. On your way back to Siem Reap, you also visit Banteay Samrei Temple.
In the evening, enjoy a classical Apsara dance show. Dinner buffet included. Overnight in Ta Som Guesthouse in air conditioned room.
Day 4: Phnom Krom - Tonle Sap Lake - Chong Kneas
Breakfast in Ta Som Guesthouse. Transfer by air conditioned car to Tonle Sap Lake- Chong Khneas floating village. Enjoy a boat trip (about two hours) on the Tonle Sap Lake, greatest fresh water reservoir in Southeastasia with the highest biodiversity in the world. See the floating village Chong Kneas and visit a fish farm and a crocodile farm. Learn about rice cultivation, fishing techniques and life with and on the water. Visit of Artisans d'Angkor. After the tour, return to Ta Som Guesthouse. End of package tour "Angkor Discovery".
Terms & Conditions
Please read this information carefully. Payment of a deposit constitutes acceptance to the following Terms & Conditions:
Tour price may include accommodations based on double occupancy, Domestic flight, ground transportation, meals, sightseeing and transfers as described;guesthouse taxes, entrance fees for included sightseeing; the services of an Ta Som Guesthouse. Tour Direct; baggage handling and all necessary gratuities for porter, housekeepers, dinning room servers for included meals and local guides on included sightseeing.
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Airfare from your hometown to your gateway city; costs of passports and visa; personal expenses such as beverages, laundry, room service and meals not specified; excess baggage fees, communication charges, airport, port and departure taxes; gratuities to your Ta Som Guesthouse. Tour Direct and bus driver(s), which are at your discretion; and optional sightseeing excursions.
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A deposit of 20% of the tour price per person is required upon confirmation of your booking (If this amount is less than $100, a $100 per person deposit will apply) once a deposit is received it is understood that your have read, understood and accepted all our Term and Conditions. The remaining balance of the tour fee is due upon arrival at one of our office in Cambodia. Payment is required to transfer to our bank account as below:
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