Welcome to Phimai
The otherwise mundane little town of Phimai has one of Thailand's finest surviving Khmer temple complexes right at its heart. Reminiscent of Cambodia's Angkor Wat, Prasat Phimai once stood on the Ancient Khmer Hwy linking the Khmer capital of Angkor with the northern reaches of the realm. Phimai is the first of the major Khmer monuments to be reached if you're coming from Bangkok, and also one of the most... Read More
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Phnom Bok Mountain Temple Tour from Siem Reap
This full-day tour takes you to Banteay Samre to visit one of the superb Hindu temples of the Khmer rulers, Suryavarman II and Yasovarman II.Constructed in the mid 9th-Century, very few tours visit the temple as it involves climbing up 640 steps of a steep mountain. But the view from the top is magical and offers 360-degree views of Angkor Wat and the Kulen Mountains.Ideal for adventure travelers with a moderate level of fitness, the tour takes you to Phnom Bok Mountain, approximately 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Siem Reap.On the way, you will make a detour to Banteay Samre. The style of the towers and balustrades of the Hindu temple bear strong resemblance to those at Angkor Wat, and even more so to the temples of Phimai in Thailand. Many of its carvings are in excellent condition.Proceed to the base of Phnom Bok and climb to the top of the hill to a very flat summit. Here you can enjoy views of the ivy clad sandstone temples that date back to the 9th-Century. The area was once occupied by the Khmer Rouge and old artillery guns and machine guns still in place serve as a reminder.The tour departs Siem Reap daily at 8am, and includes a free lunch before you return to Siem Reap in the afternoon.
3-Hour Mini Siam Tour in Pattaya
Your tour begins with pickup from your central Pattaya hotel (a choice of departure times are available to suit your itinerary) and a short transfer to the Mini Siam park. On arrival, simply use your pre-paid entrance ticket to access the park and enjoy around two hours to explore independently. Take a walk through Thai history as you stroll through the beautiful gardens and admire miniature replicas of some of Thailand's most impressive temples and monuments. Look out for highlights such as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the ancient Khemer temple of Phimai, Wat Phra Kaeo, Phanom Rung Historical Park, and Wat Arun.After visiting the park, meet back up with your driver for the return transfer to your hotel.