Angkor & Lost City

This trip is designed for traveller who commit to challenge themselves and going beyond. Exploring Angkor by cycling through jungles is something special as you get out from crowd. Exploring the forgotten  capital Phnom Kulen mountain by challenging yourselves via trekking to explore this city ( 802 A.D) and Camping. Lets your spirits connects with nature!

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Day 1
Pick up at Aiprot by our Trip Leader
Tranfert to hotel
Free time to explore the city by your own
 Overnight in Hotel in Siem Reap
Day 2
Breafast in Hotel
Start cycling to Angkor:Angkor means ” City or main city”. Khmer people named Angkor as the best period of Khmer Empire , was lasted more than 600 years ,  from 802 A.D to 1432 A.D.
Angkor ThomIt means ” big city” , It was the capital city of the Khmer ‘s Most famous King Jayavarman VII. It was the world’s largest city ,it had around one million population. At that time, London had around 100 thousand populations. In this city, you would visit the following temples:Bayon, you start from the east gate of the Bayon temple where you can take some good photos. This is a favorite temple for so many people, because of the view around the jungle and carving on the temple’s wall. You can learn a lot about the daily life of Cambodians in the 12th century in this temple. The most famous King of Khmer Empire, Jayavarman VII, built it in 1181 AD. The carving is priceless about the royals, people, and war in 1181. It is called Jaya Kiri on the written inscription.Baphoun, You go walking to the south to visit the temple of Baphoun. It is a rectangular structure, which was built in 1060 AD. They finished it in 1066. Baphon was a state temple and dedicated to Shiva god. It has very incredible view from the top. You can climb this one to see some beautiful motifs that still remain in good condition. On the back wall, you visit the Buddha he is a Cambodia biggest one.Pimeanakas, You continue to go through the trees to experience the palace in the royal enclosure. In the royal enclosure, you can see the tower of Phimeanakas and 2 swimming pools. The royal family had lived in this palace since Angkor became the capital city of Cambodia. The royal palace made of woods and tiles that is why now you can’t see the structure inside. It was bunt during the war again the bad neighbors.Preah Palilay, You continue to visit the temple of the Preah Palilay in the jungle behind the pagoda of Tep Pranam. It is a peaceful temple in Angkor Thom. It is a good location for the professional photographer. There is a hidden tower in the area, which is perfect for photos. On the East gate, you can learn from the background of the Buddha.Leper King Terrace, It stands near elephant terrace. It has very good carving on the wall. Leper King was the high court hall for the top case that provincial court sent it to the King. There are some statues on the top of the terrace. One is Yama, is made of concrete, and 4 more statues made of sandstones. They are Yama’s assistants.Elephant Terrace, You will start the tour to the Terraces of Elephant and Leper King. They stand in front of the palace in Angkor. The Elephant Terrace was used as the royal platform for the royal family in the Angkorian time. It is a place where Chou Dagwan(Chinese Diplomat visited Khmer Empire in 12th century) mentioned that he saw a golden bridge in front of the palace. It was used for royals, and commoners stayed on the ground to see the activities on the Khmer New Year. 
Ta NeiYou stop to visit temple of Ta Nei. It is one of the most peaceful temples in Angkor. It was built by Jayavarman VII, but enlarged by his son Indravarman II. It is not touristy. You can go around to make so many great shots in the temple.Ta Nei is a way from the main road. It is very peaceful you can pay attention to explore it with the bird’s song.
Ta Prohm You will go on to explore the temple of Ta Prohm (the Tomb Raider temple). This temple is very poplar, because of the movie Tomb raider. It brings a lot of tourists to the area. If you are a photographer, you can get some brilliant shots. We recommend you to visit temple a bit early, because it is a quiet one in the morning. It was built to honor the King’s mother before the Champs in waited culture.
Lunch
Banteay KdaiYou pass by Banteay Kdai, the 12th century Buddhist temple , built by the most famous king Jayavaman. Some believe, this temple was used for the court of justice.
Angkor WatAngkor Wat like nothing else on earth. Your tour guide will find the best place and path for you to walk without crowd, so you can enjoy it in peace. This way, we can have fantastic photos.Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu complex in the world, was built by the king Suryavaman from 1113 A.D to 1151 A.D., it dedicated to Vishnu god.
Dinner show : Performed by magic classical dance called ” Apsara Dance”
Overnight in hotel in Town
Day 3
Breakfast in Hotel
Visit Landmind MuseumMr. Akira, a Cambodian man who were a Khmer Rough-boy solidier. He collected the mines and found this museum to tell others about his life, the mines situation, and what a man can do in Cambodia.
Head on Phnom Kulen hillPhnom Kulen is the largest and highest mountain in Siem Reap. It covers around 15km wide ,45 km long and 500 m high. It located in north east of city, it may take roughly 2 hours by drive  to get there. 
Start Trekking from hill to Preah Ang ThomLocally, the Cambodian people still believe in this mountain as the most sacred and holy mountain due to its historical spirit and natural spirit. Historically, it was the capital city of the Angkor Empire Founder, king Jayavaman 2nd during 802-877 AD after united the 2 separated Chenla empires. This king declared himself as a god on this highest area, by celebrating religious and spiritual ceremonies called Deraveja ( King-god ceremony), simply means the king connected to the god or whatever king says was the god’s word. Naturally, on the mountain there is one of the most beautiful waterfall which every Khmer people wish to go up there and swim at least one in life time. The water on the river or waterfall considers as holly water since it springs natural there and there were thousands of Shiva-linga & Uni (men & women symbol organ refers to shiva and his wife Paravati as they’re the word’s creator) was caved on the river which flow over by water unstop. Moreover, the world’s largest reclining Buddha caved on the highest natural rock called “ Preah Ang Thom” means big holly, which is unmissable for the Cambodian visitor to pay.
Lunch by Waterfallthe most beautiful waterfall which every Khmer people wish to go up there and swim at least one in life time. The water on the river or waterfall considers as holly water since it springs natural there and there were thousands of Shiva-linga & Uni (men & women symbol organ refers to shiva and his wife Paravati as they’re the word’s creator) was caved on the river which flow over by water unstop.
Treeking to Camping site
Chill out and swimm by Camp site
DinnerDinner prepared and cooked by a local people, of course Local Khmer foods
Over in CampingSleeping in Camp with nature ,is something special, you can’t have everyday
Day 4
Breakfast at Camp
Trekking and explore unvisited templesHundreds of ancient temples in Angkor won’t built without this mountain since it supplied all the sandstones to the projects. The river “Called Siem Reap River now” which springs from the top of the hill goes through Ankor Complex reaches to the Tonle Sap lake, were not only used by people as holy water and daily life but also was used to transport Sandstone to build the Angkor . However, the mountain and some other related sites are listed by UNESCO as protected areas.
Lunch on the way
Trekking
Chill out and swimming by the sacred and natural river
Dinner at Camping
Overnight in camping
Day 5
Breakfast at Camp
Trekking to on Phnom Kulen to Svay leu
Lunch on the way
visit Pueng KomneuYou will visit the beautiful carving on natural rocks from Angkor Period
Dinner in village
Overnight in Home Stay in Svay LeuAdditionally, you not only explore the nature but also experiencing and learning from locals lives which is from central part of the country by talking, listing , and laughing with them
Day 6
Breakfast in home stayEnjoy Breakfast, cooked local family
Leaving early to Beng MeleaYou will explore the Beng Meala temple abit early, so that you can enjoy visiting and taking beautiful photographs without crowd. You will have a fantastic time over here
Breakfast on the way
 Kompong Kleang, on boat to Tonle Sap lakeyou will take a wooden boat to explore Tonle Sap is the largest lake in South East Asia and the largest lake in Cambodia. Tonle Sap means “Fresh Water Lake”. Its located in the middle of Cambodia, which covers approximately 3,000 square meters in the dried season and 2-4 bigger in the rainy season. Its connected by many rivers in Cambodia, mainly with Mekong river which is the world’s 10th longest river and the longest river in the country. Uniquely, it changes its size differently between the dried and the wet season. From June to November, the water flows from Mekong into Tonle sap lake while from November or December to May it flows back into Mekong. The water flows back and forth annually. Therefore, the body of the lake is 2-4 expanded in the wet season.
Lunch in a family houseOn the way back to, you will stop by a local family for lunch and learning more about lives on water
come back to Siem Reap city
Free times, relax and chill out in your hotel
Overnight in Hotel in Siem Reap
Day 7
you will enjoy breakfast in hotel before flight out
Flight out, end the trip
 
Trip Includes:Trip Excludes:
 
  • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel, Camping, Home Stay
  • Transportation: Insurances secured
  • Trip Leader:
  • All Entrance fees:
  • Meal: all meals mentioned
  • Snack during tripSoft Drink: Water, regular coke
 
  • All international Flight
  • Visa:
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Tips for service team
  • Alcoholic & other drinks not mentioned

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