Beng Mealea, Koh Ker & Preah Vihear Temple Tour 2 Days
Start the adventure from your hotel in Siem Reap, we journey out to explore the outlying temples included Beng Mealea jungle temple and other two UNESCO World Heritage temples: Koh Ker Pyramid, and the marvelous Preah Vihear built atop Dangrek Mountains which are marked as the border between Cambodia and Thailand. These adventurous trips cater traveling explorers in huge different levels from medium to high, discover less touristy sites along with the stunning lush nature while the tranquil surroundings provide great breathtaking with the fascinating 360° views from the summit of Dangrek mountains.
- Tour code: #wanderlust
- City/region: Siem Reap → Preah Vihear → Siem Reap
- Tour type: private, historical, adventure, nature
- Duration: 1 night / 2 days
- Hassle: free, flexible
- Available: daily (best period: November to February)
- Advance booking: required
- Tour required: Preah Vihear, Koh Ker and Angkor tickets
Day 1: Siem Reap – Beng Mealea Jungle Temple and Koh Ker Pyramid
Our escort guide and driver will be greeting you at 7.30am at your hotel’s lobby then drive out of the hassle Siem Reap city toward Beng Mealea temple which was built in 12th century during Angkor Wat time, locates about 65km. The journey provides nice views of rice paddies, countryside dotting with palm trees and we stop to observe how traditional bamboo sticky rice is made, and try some bites of its delicious taste. We stroll around Dom Dek market to witness daily life of people selling their vegetables, meat and exchange the trades before heading to have the guided walking orientation within the wilderness to unlock the hidden jungle temple whose the ruined rocks spread around, enhanced by the vegetation and the tranquility. Walk, crawl, climb and squeeze into/over galleries to see its amazing setting, reveal the history, take picturesque photos and feel the natural surroundings.
Afternoon, continue to explore UNESCO world heritage “Koh Ker Temple” – an archaeological site of Pre-Angkorian monument, the very less touristy temple that Koh Ker has attracted more and more tourists to discover its ruins among the wilderness. Koh Ker temple was probably served as state temple of Khmer King Jayavarman IV, vertically arises in Pyramid shape with 7 tiers enhanced by impressive shrines. Learn from your tour guide about the significant city of Khmer Empire and take some picturesque photos.
We’ll then catch our awaiting car/minivan to Koh Ker Temples Garden Hotel for an overnight.
Overnight in Preah Vihear (near Koh Ker)
Day 2: The Marvelous Preah Vihear Temple and Return Siem Reap
Breakfast is at hotel. Check out and we leave the hotel at your convenient time (8.00 or 8.30am) then we drive passing countryside dotting with palm trees and rice paddies.
Once we arrived, we process to take 4-WD (pickup vehicle) to explore the ancient Preah Vihear temple atop Dangrek mountain which provides the spectacular landscape, learn from your tour guide about temple history as we stroll around to take picturesque photos of the most spectacular setting of the temple and observe the beautiful surroundings with 360° views from the mountain as well as enjoying the tranquil breathtaking before we take 4-WD vehicle back to our minivan then we make our way to your hotel in Siem Reap. On the way, we stop to visit Ta Mok’s house which owned by a famous Khmer Rouge leader, named Ta Mok, we witness the remnants used by Pol Pot leader and unlock the tragic history of Cambodia.
Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person
1 Pax: $426.00
2 Pax: $245.00
3 Pax: $215.00
4 Pax: $182.00
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