The temples of Angkor are truly one of the world's greatest archeological wonders, and this full-day, guided, small group tour is the perfect way to experience the magic of this ancient civilization. Wander the halls of Angkor Wat and see the faces of stone at Bayon, while also visiting Angkor Thom and the tree-laden temple, Ta Prohm. Transport is included from Siem Reap hotels, as is a professional historian guide who can help bring the temples to life.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Siem Reap ProvinceGet picked up from your Siem Reap hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and head straight for the ruins. As you motor toward Angkor Wat, learn about its history as the world's largest religious monument, replete with Hindu-Buddhist architecture that took 30 years to complete. Follow your guide inside, glimpsing intricate stonework as you wander galleries that have been shockingly well-maintained.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bayon Temple, Siem Reap, Siem Reap Provincesee the gate of Angkor Thom with its rows of 54 figures. Marvel while touring the temple at Bayon amidst hundreds of ancient stone faces, and explore the Terrace of the Leper King, as well as the Terrace of the Elephants. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ta Prohm, Siem Reap, Siem Reap ProvinceEnjoy lunch at your own expense, and then pay a visit to Ta Prohm—a temple set in the midst of the jungle. Wander the maze-like ruins of this ornate worship site, marveling at the fig trees that threaten to overtake the edifice. Absorb a late afternoon breeze and enjoy the peaceful, rural atmosphere before heading back to your hotel.Duration: 3 hours