Rolous Group and Sunset Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Siem Reap

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We visit three temples at what is today called Roluos. The site used to be the capital city of the Khmer Empire before it was moved briefly to Koh Ker and then permanently to Angkor Thom. Lolei is the northernmost temples situated inside the Roluos Group which were built in the late 9th century. All of the temples, Lolei, Preah Ko, and Bakong were Buddhist temples. In Preah Ko, you can see the 3 towers with stone lions and intricate carvings. After lunch, we'll visit a local village and market. You can see how the locals go about their everyday business and stop to look around a market where you can buy cheap gifts for your loved ones.  We'll then head over to Bakheng Mountain which was established in the early 10th century to see the wonderful view over Angkor Wat.
Morning TimeWe'll leave your hotel after you've eaten breakfast and head out east to see the three temples at what is today called Roluos. The site used to be the capital city of the Khmer Empire before it was moved briefly to Koh Ker and then permanently to Angkor Thom. Lolei is the northernmost temples situated inside the Roluos Group which were built in the late 9th century. All of the temples, Lolei, Preah Ko, and Bakong were Buddhist temples.In Preah Ko, you can see the 3 towers with stone lions and intricate carvings. At Bakong temple, you'll see the first temple mountain made of out sandstone during the Khmer empire. On the way back to Siem Reap we'll stop at the Genocide Museum and at a local Buddhist Pagoda.We'll then stop for lunch at a local restaurant.Afternoon TimeAfter lunch, we'll visit a local village and market. You can see how the locals go about their everyday business and stop to look around a market where you can buy cheap gifts for your loved ones.  We'll then head over to Bakheng Mountain which was established in the early 10th century to see the wonderful view over Angkor Wat. The mountain was dedicated to Shiva and built during the reign of the first King Suryavamrn. This is the site of the first capital city of the ancient Khmer empire before it was moved to what is today called Roluos.

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
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees

What’s not included

  • Temple Entrance Fee
  • Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner
  • Landmine Museum Ticket
  • Boat Ticket
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