The Experience of Siem Reap 3 Nights / 4 Days
Experience the must-visit beautiful places in Siem Reap, spending two days of fully guided trip to explore Angkor temples from the option of spectacular sunrise to itself Angkor Wat – the well-known heritage in the world and other ancient complex such as South Gate Angkor Thom, the endless smiles of Bayaon, the intertwined tree roots of Ta Prohm temple. Next, the journey is certainly admired by the impressive Tonle Sap Lake that you will visit Kompong Phluk village admired by insightful lifestyle, interesting lake-activities, boat excursion and canoe to flooded forest, plus a delicate Khmer set dinner followed by traditional Apsara dance performance.
At a Glance
- City/Region: Siem Reap
- 3-night stay in Siem Reap
- Classic, historical, cultural, easy, sightseeing, boat excursion
- Private tour, free hassle, flexible
- All included, NO hidden cost
- Day 1: Siem Reap – Arrival
- Day 2: Fully Guided Angkor Discovery
- Day 3: Tonle Sap Lake, City Tour & Traditional Apsara Show
- Day 4: Siem Reap – Departure
Day 1 | Siem Reap – Arrival
Upon your arrival at Siem Reap Angkor International Airport, you will be greeted by our friendly driver then transfers directly (approx. 1 hour) to a booked hotel for check in and have your own free time.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 2 | Fully Guided Angkor Discovery
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
*Sunrise is available upon request (surcharge) and starting time is at 4.30am.
Breakfast is at hotel. We’re journeying out (or tuk tuk) of hotel at 8.00am to the South Gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces that religiously represents compassion, sympathy, equanimity and charity. Stroll around Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king and terrace of elephant. Resume the journey to visit Ta Prohm temple adorned with the stunning, amazing tree roots where Lara Croft Tomb Raider was filmed.
Enjoy Khmer set lunch at a selected local restaurant near temples.
Afternoon, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992 and the largest unrivaled monument in the world. Built by Suryavarman II in 12th Century, Angkor Wat is considered as one of the top destinations in Asia and is a must-see in your lifetime. Learning from your tour guide the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia.
Note: Visiting beautiful sunset is available at Phnom Bakheng, please speak to our tour guide to manage this for you. This is a hiking up (Approx. 25 minutes/way) to the hill and it’s always touristy or skip it if you feel tired.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 3 | Tonle Sap Lake, City Tour & Traditional Apsara Show
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off hotel at 8.30am for countryside sightseeing along with a visit at local market to see interesting trades before resuming our journey to Kompong Phluk village of Tonle Sap Lake. We process to take a boat trip along canal toward the centre of Kompong Phluk then the boat slows down to let you enjoy the surrounding admired by amazing houses atop high poles, come across the highlight of fishing activities as well as see people selling fruits/vegetable/meats on their boats, you sometimes see kids in their student uniforms coming back from their classes. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home then we embark on a canoe to explore the pleasant mangroves, enjoy the serenity while taking picturesque photos and you may see a few waterbirds. Continue by our main boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap, learn from your tour guide about Tonle Sap ecosystem and its rich biosphere reserve.
Return Siem Reap city to enjoy tasty Khmer set lunch at Khmer wooden house restaurant.
Afternoon, we go for guided orientation at the finest Artisan Angkor wood/stone carving center which displays various defined handicrafts and silk products, continue to stroll around old market to see interesting daily trade as well as bargaining for local handmade products, paintings, lacquers, carvings, clothes, traditional crafts and so on, and you can also go to Royal Residence Garden for walking and breathtaking.
Evening, we leave to enjoy delicate Khmer set dinner (or buffet) followed by traditional Apsara dance performance at a selected local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap
Day 4 | Siem Reap – Departure
Breakfast is at hotel. Simply enjoy the rest of free time in Siem Reap before our team picks you up from hotel’s lobby and transfers to Siem Reap Angkor International Airport for your flight to the next destination.
Thank You and Goodbye to Beautiful Cambodia
*You may consider to see or do one of suggested activities because Siem Reap truly offers much more to be explored from rural villages of involving exotic village activities, oxcart ride, more interesting things to see and a lot of fun things to do such as countryside quad bike to hunt the beautiful sunset, sunrise balloon near Angkor Wat temple, Phnom Kulen waterfalls, friendly Kulen elephant forest, Angkor zipline in Angkor Archaeological Park etc.
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