Battam Bang City Private Tour from Siem Reap Town

Private & Custom Tours in Pursat

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Visit Battam Bang City from Siem Reap city that located in the far northwest. Bordering provinces are Banteay Meanchey to the north, Pursat to the east and south, Siem Reap to the northeast, and Pailin to the west. We visit Wat Ek Phnom temple is a partly collapsed 11th-century temple situated 11 km north of Battambang. Then visit city after that move to Ta Tambang Kronhogn and then take Bamboo train. After lunch visit Wat Banan is located some 25 km south of Battambang City, has been likened to a smaller version of the more imposing Angkor Wat. Buses make 5-6 hour journey from Phnom Penh and the 3-4 hour journey from Siem Reap almost hourly with 164 km. Last visit Phnom Sapeuv and watching the beat bird and come back to Siem Reap.
We will leave from Siem Reap to visit Battam Bang City that located in the far northwest. Bordering provinces are Banteay Meanchey to the north, Pursat to the east and south, Siem Reap to the northeast, and Pailin to the west. The northern and southern extremes of the province's western boundaries form part of the international border with Thailand. In addition, Tonle Sap forms part of the northeastern boundary between Siem Reap and Pursat. Battambang is one of the provinces included in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. The province's fertile rice fields have led to a mostly agricultural economy giving rise to the moniker "the Rice Bowl of Cambodia". The province features a range of cultures as well as natural resources. Seventy five percent of the area is jungles and mountains. The area has a tropical climate.Wat Ek Phnom is a partly collapsed 11th-century temple situated 11 km north of Battambang. The temple measures 52m by 49m and is surrounded by the remains of a laterite wall and an ancient baray (reservoir). A lintel depicting the Churning of the Ocean of Milk is situated above the east entrance to the central temple, the upper flanks of which hold some finely carved bas-reliefs. Construction of an oversized Buddha statue began by locals next to the temple has been stopped by the government because, they say, it mars the site’s historical provenance and "timeless beauty". Wat Ek Phnum is a very popular picnic and pilgrimage destination for Khmers at festival times.City tour and visit the Ta Tambang Kronhong and then Bamboo train and lunch. Wat Banan is located some 25 km south of Battambang City, has been likened to a smaller version of the more imposing Angkor Wat. Built in the 10th century, it is very popular at weekends with Khmer families out on picnics. Battambang is accessible by road, and by boat via the Sangkea River. Both the airport and railway line are not in use. Buses make 5-6 hour journey from Phnom Penh and the 3-4 hour journey from Siem Reap almost hourly with 164 km. Lastly visit Phnom Sapeuv and watching the beat bird and come back to Siem Reap.

What’s included

  • Local English Speaking Tour guide
  • Air-Conditioned Car
  • Drinking Water and Cold Towels
  • Hotel Pickup and Drop Off
  • 50% of the profits we will make with your booking will go directly to support the local disadvantaged communities

What’s not included

  • Temples entrance fee $5
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bamboo Train $5 per person
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