Phnom Kulen Waterfall Tour
Leisurely enjoy the relaxation near the fascinating waterfall of Phnom Kulen national park, cool off and swim under the falls. The holy Phnom Kulen or “Mountain of Lychees” was found as the birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire when King Jayavarman II declared the independence from Java in 804 CE. Continuously stroll within the region to see the giant reclining Buddha, riverbed of 1000 lingas and the sacred crystal pool.
- Tour code: #potato
- City/region: Siem Reap
- Tour type: private, adventure, historical
- Duration: 5-6 hours
- Hassle: free, flexible
- Available: daily (best period: mid November to February)
- Advance booking: required
- Tour required: all included
Our experienced tour guide and driver will be greeting you at 8.30am at your hotel’s lobby, heading to purchase Phnom Kulen ticket (included) before we drive out of the hassle Siem Reap city to visit one of Cambodia’s national parks – popularly known as “Phnom Kulen” where you meet famous, beautiful waterfall. Phnom Kulen (Mountain of Lychee) situates about 57km with approx. 1 hour drive, Phnom Kulen is regarded as the holy mountain for religious significance to Hindus and Buddhists and was the significant home of the ancient Khmer Empire when King Jayavarma II proclaimed independence from Java in 804 CE. The journey provides nice views of rice paddies, countryside dotting with palm trees and cattle. We will have a short visit at Preah Dak market to witness daily life of people selling their vegetables, meat and exchange the trades.
Enjoy the walking tour to see the giant reclining Buddha statue on the hilltop along with breathtaking, spectacular views and learn from your tour guide about historical site. Resume walking within the jungle to witness religious Hindu of the riverbed of 1000 linga carvings, next we move to observe the sacred ground-pool before we head to relax near the waterfall. From then, it is your own free time for cooling down, swimming and enjoying local lunch and fresh coconut juice nearby (own account). Late afternoon, we drive back to Siem Reap and on the way, we stop for a visit at palm sugar village and other various local handicraft souvenirs. Return to your hotel and end of service.
Note: On the way back, we stop for a visit at the Cambodian Landmine Museum ($5/pax for entrance fee – not included in the tour price).
Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person
1 Pax: $116.00
2 Pax: $70.00
3 Pax: $58.00
4 Pax: $50.00
5 Pax: $45.00
6 Pax: $40.00
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