Adventure to the remote temples

  • 7 days 6 nights
  • Angkor complex - Rolous group of temples - Kampong Pluk floating village - Kulen mountain - Beng Mealea - Koh Ker
  • PTC04

7 days 6 nights

Highlights: Angkor complex - Rolous group of temples - Kampong Pluk floating village - Kulen mountain - Beng Mealea - Koh Ker

Activity: Cycling + camping + trekking

Difficulty: Medium

Day 1 : Siem Reap arrival

Arriving at Siem Reap airport, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2 : Siem Reap - Angkor Complex 
Your day will be devoted to the Temple complex, of which Angkor Wat is a key element. You’ll begin with a visit to Angkor Thom, starting with the Bayon, a bizarre structure of several architectural changes reflecting a switch from Hinduism (the foundations) to Buddhism (the superstructure). Your next visit will be to the Elephant and Leper King Terraces followed by the Baphoun Temple, which is now nearing the end of an eight-year multi-million dollar restoration program. After lunch, you’ll also see Ta Prohm, strangled by massive tree roots and typical of the condition of the whole complex when it was discovered in 1860 by French naturalist Henri Mouhot. Your guide will then show you the Prasat Kravan (also known as the Cardomom Sanctuary) and Srah Srang lake and landing terrace. The day’s activities will be devoted to the Angkor Temple complex, of which Angkor Wat is a key element. You’ll explore Angkor Wat, the largest and for most people, the most impressive temple in the complex. As dusk nears, we climb the summit of Phnom Bakheng Hill for a spectacular view of the surrounding areas. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : SIEM REAP-ROLOUSE-KAMPONG PLUK –SIEM REAP   (Cycling: 35 km) 
Early breakfast and then start the day cycling from hotel with your guide at 7am to an early Angkor temple complex, the  Rolous, where it is on the southeast of Siem Reap town on the distance of 13km along National Road number 6, you will ride around 40 minutes and then visit the first temple of Rolouse Group is Preah Ko (879AD), Bakong (881AD) and Lo Lei (893AD), and continue along unpaved route from temple to Rolouse local boat pier to Kampong Pluk floating village with the distance of 13 km. On this side you will discover a real life of Cambodian people who live on the flooded forest with rice field, buffalo, kid say hello and other fantastic scenery. Picnic lunch at Kampong Pluk. After lunch and relaxing you will take another activity by riding small canoe through flooded mangroves forest that is an interesting eco site and home to variety of wildlife and return to Siem Reap via Chon Kneas with your bike in later afternoon and enjoy another sunset view on great lake Tonle Sap before reaching the river bank. You can ride back from the Chong Kneas to Siem Reap town at the distance of 17 km or take a car which is at your disposal. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L,D)

Day 4 : SIEM REAP/TREKKING & CAMPING AT HOLY PLACE (Trekking: 15 km)
After breakfast, leave Siem Reap  very early in the morning, transfer to the Phnom Kulen mountain. Travel through a small passage and arrive at Phum Thmei where we stop the car. A brief visit to this town and continue on foot to Sra Damrei, a huge monolith stone dating from 10th century which represents two elephants and two lions. Visit en route the Preah Kral pagoda. Break for lunch. In the afternoon, we will trek through the jungle for 10 km of Anlong Thom. Stop en route to visit several temples. Arrive in the late afternoon to the Elephant Pond in the jungle of Kulen where we will have dinner and spend the night in Tent on top of mountain. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : SIEM REAP/BENG MELEA/KOH KER (Treking: 15 km)
After breakfast, We journey northeast from Siem Reap to the massive jungle temple of Beng Mealea, the size and scale of Angkor Wat but utterly swallowed by the jungle. We climb and explore this titanic of temples and feel just like the first explorer to the ancient site. We continue to Koh Ker, a 10th century capital abandoned in the remote north of Cambodia for more than a thousand years. While we enjoy a visit to the pyramid temple of Prasat Thom and then enjoy the sunset. Stay overnight in tent. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : KOH KER – SIEM REAP (Trekking: 15 km)
After breakfast, we continue to explore the many temples at this incredible site, including the beautiful Prasat Krahom, overgrown by jungle, and some of the smaller structures such as Prasat Neang Khmau before heading back to Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L)

Day 7: SIEM REAP – DEPARTURE

Transfer to airport for departure flight. End of services. (B)

Tour Include

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Private transfer and transportation on tours
  • Sightseeing with English speaking guide
  • Lunch and dinner as indicated in the itinerary 
  • Entrance fees on tours
  • Bike rental and support team
  • camping equipment 

Tour Exclude

  • Cambodia visa fees if required
  • Domestic and International flights
  • Tipping and personal expenses 
  • Other services not mentioned above

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