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2-Day Temples with Sunrise Small Group Tour of Siem Reap

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$51.7

Discover the best of Siem Reap's Temples on a compact time frame. Exploring with our expert local, English speaking, guide all uncover the majestic temples of Angkor and major temples in Angkor complex. Visit the famous temples outside Angkor Thom city include intricately carved and well-preserved Banteay Srei Temple. Early depart around 4:30am for a spectacular sunrise over Angkor Wat complex on the first day and 8:00am depart for the adventurous second day. Each day you will get a full experience of approximately 8 hour, small group tour.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult (younger than 5 years old are not allow)
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- An additional surcharge of USD 62 for 2 days temples pass is payable on the day of your activity.
- Dress code is casual but shoulders and knees must be covered inside temples
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- Swap Day will flexible for you
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Description:

Itinerary

Day 1: Angkor Wat with Sunrise

Stop At: Angkor Wat, Sangkat Nokor Thum, Siem Reap Cambodia
We begin with a pre-dawn departure (4.00 to 4.30 am depending on the time of year) from your hotel for sunrise outside Angkor Wat. Enter the great temple in darkness from the little-visited eastern side, and creep along hoary cloistered corridors past the longest stretch of bas-relief carvings in the world.

Soak up the atmosphere of dawn at Angkor Wat, from the edge of one of the ancient library pools. We then explore the interior of the great temple, spending a thorough two hours discovering the corridors, central chambers and upper terraces of this truly great temple. Your expert local guide will decipher the myriad of stories behind the bas-relief carvings, and give you an insight into life during the height of the Khmer empire. We end our tour at Angkor with breakfast outside the temple (take away, from your hotel), and a short rest.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap 17259 Cambodia
Angkor Thom is the majestic site once served as the Khmer Empire's glistening capital city. Take a moment to consider its grandiosity before venturing inside the city. Arriving at the temple at Bayon, appreciate its beautifully crafted central towers covered in more than 200 enormous faces.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Angkor Thom South Gate, Siem Reap Cambodia
This majestic site once served as the Khmer Empire's glistening capital city. Take a moment to consider its grandiosity before venturing inside the city.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Terrace of the Elephants, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap Cambodia
Pass by the famous Terrace of the Leper King, and the Terrace of Elephant.

Stop At: Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 21000 Cambodia
One of the most atmospheric of all temples in Angkor. Once home to 2,740 monks, Ta Prohm today looks much as it did in the early 1850s, when French explorer Henri Mouhot ‘rediscovered’ this crumbling site. After exploring the maze-like interior of Ta Prohm, return to your hotel after a long but fulfilling day, which will leave you with a lifetime of memories of one of the wonders of the world.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Terrace of the Leper King, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap Cambodia
Pass by the famous Terrace of the Leper King

Pass By: Ta Keo, Ankor, Siem Reap Cambodia
Ta Keo had to be the state temple of Jayavarman V, son of Rajendravarman, who had built Pre Rup. Like Pre Rup,

Pass By: Srah Srang, Siem Reap Cambodia
Srah Srang was dug in the mid-10th century, by initiative of Kavindrarimathana, Buddhist minister of Rajendravarman II

Pass By: Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang Angkor, Siem Reap Cambodia
Less visited than Siem Reap’s “big three” (Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Ta Prohm), Banteay Kdei is a 12th-century Buddhist monastery that lies conveniently close to Ta Prohm and Srah Srang. The towering trees that overgrow the site add atmosphere, while it’s easy to imagine ancient monks praying and sleeping in the tiny cells as you stroll.

Pass By: Prasat Kravan, Siem Reap Cambodia
Prasat Kravan (Khmer: ប្រាសាទក្រវាន់) is a small 10th-century temple consisting of five reddish brick towers on a common terrace, at Angkor, Cambodia, south of the artificial lake (baray) called Srah Srang.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Full Day Banteay Srei and Grand Circuit Temples

Stop At: Preah Khan, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap Cambodia
This morning start your Journey by travel to Preah Khan temple, a ruined but highly atmospheric mélange of tree roots and crumbling stone structures.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Neak Pean, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap Cambodia
Move to Neak Pean an artificial island with a Buddhist temple on a circular island in Jayatataka Baray.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Banteay Srei, Siem Reap Cambodia
Visit the well-preserved Banteay Srei. The detailed reliefs on this smaller sandstone structure are regarded as the finest, most skillfully crafted in Cambodia.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pre Rup, Siem Reap Cambodia
Final stop at Pre Rup Hindu temple built as the state temple of Khmer king Rajendravarman and dedicated in 961 or early 962. It is a temple mountain of combined brick, laterite and sandstone construction. Late afternoon return to town after a memorable day exploration.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Ta Som, Angkor Archaeological Park Cambodia
Ta Som is a small temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built at the end of the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located north east of Angkor Thom and just east of Neak Pean. The King dedicated the temple to his father Dharanindravarman II who was King of the Khmer Empire from 1150 to 1160.

Pass By: Eastern Mebon, Angkor, Siem Reap Cambodia
The East Mebon is a 10th Century temple at Angkor, Cambodia. Built during the reign of King Rajendravarman, it stands on what was an artificial island at the center of the now dry East Baray reservoir. The East Mebon was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and honors the parents of the king.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Departure:

Departure point:

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from traveller's hotel in Siem Reap City between 4.00am - 4.30am (first day). The exact pickup time to be advised one day before tour start.

Departure time:

4:00 AM

Duration:

2 days

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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bindi4

Excellent Tour Guides, explained everything and very knowledgeable. Definitely recommend the Two Day Package.

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Ash

The tour was very well organised. They provided us with cold water, wet wipes etc. The guide was very good., He was kind, Polite and accommodating. He took pictures for everyone. However the transportation can be better. The mini vas was a run down version of some old car with a Mercedes Benz Logo !

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John M

We were so glad we booked befo e we arrived, as everything was set in place for our first full day.
Both days were a bit rushed, but o.k to get an overview of the temples.
Gave us great background to use our third day ticket to go back.
Today I might use a Tuk tuk , but just arrived it was great to have air conditioned car.
Recomend this tour for newbies to Siem Reap

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Diana K

Tour is ok, however you should do your homework and obtain information about the history and temples by yourself, as there were not so much information about it on the tour. During the excursions it was mostly - see this and that. About 6-8 temples is seen during the tour, the real disadvantage is that elephant temple is not seen in this tour. Felt disappointed also regarding lunch were we are taken without any choice, the place is extremely overpriced, prices are 2 times bigger than in any other place in Siem Reap, felt robbed. The guide was smiling, has no problems to take photos. The transportation is good. Bear in mind that from 8 hour tour, around 1.5 will take transportation back and forth and another hour for lunch. Not sure if I would recommend if there were any choice, but as there is none other such offer - it is probably worth it and surely better than exploring by yourself temples without any clue and knowledge.


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2-Day Temples with Sunrise Small Group Tour of Siem Reap
Overview:

Discover the best of Siem Reap's Temples on a compact time frame. Exploring with our expert local, English speaking, guide all uncover the majestic temples of Angkor and major temples in Angkor complex. Visit the famous temples outside Angkor Thom city include intricately carved and well-preserved Banteay Srei Temple. Early depart around 4:30am for a spectacular sunrise over Angkor Wat complex on the first day and 8:00am depart for the adventurous second day. Each day you will get a full experience of approximately 8 hour, small group tour.

From USD

$51.7

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