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Things to Do in Siem Reap
Beng Melea, a jungle temple located at 70km is today discovered and it is still under the growth of all kinds of vegetation.
Tonle Sap: enjoy boat trip on the lake where you can see different activities on the lake such as the market, floating houses
Head up north by car to the sacred mountain for Cambodians called the Kulen Mountain for the 1000s Linga carving under the water stream. This was the birthplace of the Khmer empire which lasted almost 400 hundreds. , Grand Reclining Budha and the Big Water fall. Enjoy taking a bath in the holy water. Trip ends at the hotel
7.00am We depart from Siem Reap at 7am in a private vehicle for the journey to Preah Vihear. This trip takes around 3 hours and travels through the Cambodian countryside. Along the way you will see farmers tending the fields, buffalo and village life. The countryside offers great opportunities for capturing some village life photos and stops along the way to take pictures are possible.
10.00am Arrive at Preah Vihear.
We stop just short of the temple at a Buddhist Pagoda providing the opportunity to visit the Pagoda and learn about the monks way of life. We then travel by foot to Preah Vihear which sits at the top of the Dangrek Mountains.
Preah Vihear is known as the Temple Mountain which was built at the beginning of the 10th century as a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. The temple had further works added to it by the following three kings. The temple today is still a Hindu site, but Buddhist Monks pray at the temple to the Gods.
The temple area consists of three stories surrounded by two galleries. Your guide will lead you through the temple area explaining the sites ancient and recent history. The temple was declared a Word Heritage UNESCO site in 2008.
Lunch 12.30pm Enjoy a picnic lunch in shaded area near the temple
1.30pm Depart for the trip back to Siem Reap. On the way back we stop at Analong Veng the last stronghold of the Khmer Rouge. Analong Veng was home to some of the Democratic Kampuchea (DK) leaders including Ta Mok and Pol Pot. This location serves a good spot to spend a little time learning about Cambodias tragic recent history. We visit Ta Mok's house hear some tales of times past.
5.00pm Return to Siem Reap town
Kind of car: Toyota Camry- Price per person
Price: $170-1 person, $95 for each person (2 people), and if you have more people mail me for best rate
Kind of car: Toyota Landcruiser 4wd- per person
Price: $200 for 1 person, $110 for each person (2 people)
Preah Vihear Day Trip
•Prices are for a private trip
•These rates are based on an English speaking guide
•Rates include all transport, water and a picnic lunch
•Children 11 years and under are free
•Children 4 years and below are free
•If your group is larger than 5 people please email us for the best rate