Siem Reap - Full day private tour at Beng Mealea, Koh Ker & Preah Vihear

Cultural & Theme Tours in Siem Reap
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Tour description

Go on a tour full of breath taking sceneries and historical landmarks while discovering the culture of ancient Cambodia. Come, visit, and fall in love with the view, the history, the people, and the wonder. Tour Schedule:06:30 am Pick up at your centrally located hotel in Siem Reap07:00 am Depart from Siem Reap City08:00 am Buy Ticket08:10 am Arrival at Beng Mealea Temple09:10 am Depart from Beng Mealea10:00 am Short stop at Prasat Krahom10:15 am Short stop at Prasat Thom10:30 am Arrival at Koh Ker Temple (Short trekking at the pyramid)11:30 am Lunch at the local restaurant (situated within the premises of Koh Ker)12:30 pm Depart from Koh Ker 14:30 pm Arrival at Preah Vihear*** Transfer to 4wrd car to climb up the Preah Vihear mountain ***16:00 pm Depart from Preah Vihear province to Siem Reap CityArrive at Siem Reap cityBack to your original pick up locationEnd of service

Explore the temple ruins located in Siem Reap Province, most within the boundaries of the Angkor Archaeological Park near Siem Reap City, and other ruins located in nearby provinces like Preah Vihear Province at the northwest of Siem Reap, together with Beng Mealea, Koh Ker, and Preah Vihear temples. Your first stop will be at Beng Mealea, a sprawling jungle temple covering over one square kilometre. The temple is largely overrun by vegetation and has very few tourists, giving it an adventurous, ‘Lost Temple' or 'Indiana Jones’ feel. It predates and may have served as a prototype for Angkor Wat. Beng Mealea was at the crossroads of several major highways that ran to Angkor, Koh Ker, and Preah Vihear (in northern Cambodia). For your second stop, we will bring you to Koh Ker, a road loop around the bay beyond the most important temples. The premier ruin of the complex is Prasat Thom, an imposing 7-tiered pyramid and temple complex. (Best photographed in the morning and offering a bird’s eye view from the top). As you go around the loop, there are several nicely preserved ruins just off the road, impressive prasats, and small temple complexes. After a short trekking at the 7-tiered pyramid, replenish your energy by indulging in some of Cambodia’s delicacies mixed with western inspired dishes at a restaurant situated on the premises of Koh Ker. After lunch, we will be heading to your third and last stop, The Preah Vihear, which has unique ruins with a spectacular view of the Cambodian plain. It is situated on the edge of a plateau that dominates the plain of Cambodia. The Temple of Preah Vihear is dedicated to Shiva. The Temple is composed of a series of sanctuaries linked by a system of pavement and staircases. After the day of adventure and discovery, you can choose to be taken back to the city and dropp off at your original pick up place, or you can add an option of witnessing the known Apsara dinner dance show or a treat yourself to a relaxing 60 minute body massage to end the day.

What's included

  • Private air-conditioned car
  • Professional local English speaking guide
  • Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 4WD car use to climb up the Preah Vihear Mountain
  • Bottled water during the tour
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Lunch

What's not included

  • All entrance fee
  • Dinner (optional)
  • Spa (optional)