Sambor Prei Kuk Temple Tour 1 Day

Heading from Siem Reap, passing the stunning Cambodia countryside and enroute to taste famous bamboo sticky rice, this outlying journey provides a nice adventure to unlock Pre-Angkorain ruins – the forested Sambor Prei Kuk formerly was Chenla Kingdom date back to 6th century and was listed as UNESCO World heritage site in 2017. Learn more from your tour guide about the deep Pre Angkor history.

  • Tour code: #daikon
  • City/region: Siem Reap → Kampong Thom
  • Tour type: private, historical, adventure
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Hassle: free, flexible
  • Available: daily (best period: November to February)
  • Advance booking: required
  • Tour required: Sambor Prei Kuk ticket

Detailed Itinerary

Our experienced tour guide and driver will be greeting you at 7.30am at your hotel’s lobby then drive out of the hassle Siem Reap city to visit Sambor Prei Kuk temple, locates in Sambor Commune, Kampong Thom province. The journey takes approx. 3 hours (18okm), passing beautiful countryside dotting with palm trees & cattle, we stop to observe how traditional bamboo sticky rice is made, and try some bites of its delicious taste. Continuously, visit Kampong Kdei bridge – the Angkorian bridge was built in 12th century during the well-known reign of King Jayavarman VII.

Resume drive directly to Sambor Prei Kuk – the archaeological site of ancient Ishanapura, the capital of the Chenla Empire consisting of a cluster of brick temples date to the late 6th and early 7th centuries AD. Sambor Prei Kuk means in Khmer language: “the temple in the richness of the forest”, was successfully declared as the UNESCO world heritage site in 8 July 2017 due to its unique masterpieces, architectures and arts of Pre-Angkorian period. Enjoy the guided walking orientation and learn from your tour guide about its historical richness and take some fantastic photos, and the surroundings. Return to your hotel in Siem Reap and end of service.

Tour Prices are quoted in US dollar per person

1 Pax: $195.00
2 Pax: $105.00
3 Pax: $85.00
4 Pax: $68.00
5 Pax: $55.00
6 Pax: $50.00

  • Tour Included

    › Experienced local English-speaking guide
    › Pick up & drop off at your hotel in Siem Reap
    › Traveling in air conditioning car/minivan
    › Tour activities and sightseeing per program
    › Mineral bottled water & fresh wet tissues

  • Tour NOT Included

    › Accommodation
    › Travel insurance
    › Sambor Prei Kuk ticket $10/pax
    › Meals, drinks and services are not mentioned
    › Gratitude/tipping to guide and driver

  • Additional Information

    How much is Sambor Prei Kuk ticket?

    The entrance fee of Sambor Prei Kuk temple group cost $10 per person and it can be purchased at the ticket booth, just before you reach temple entrance. Our tour guide will be happy to assist you with this.

    Our local experienced English speaking guide

    Our local tour guide is the most important part of the entire trip. He/she is the one who makes your day well worth a visit and will do his/her best to ensure you leaving Cambodia with a great experience and unforgettable. More importantly, we patiently commit and carefully reserve one of our top tour guides that has more than 10 years experienced in taking care of clients to see beautiful Cambodia as well as sharing lovely Cambodia’s culture and history, and he/she has friendly attitude, informative, knowledgeable, and advisable.


    Due to the distance, air conditioning vehicles are the best option, cool and comfortable while Tuk Tuk is not available for this trip.

    *Payment: The booking is not required a deposit in advance. You will be paying in full amount (US dollar cash) on the touring day when our team picks you up at your hotel’s lobby. However, we require you to respectfully take responsibility to inform us at least 48 hours prior to the tour departure if you wish to cancel the booking.

    *Dressing Code

    Strong footwear is strongly recommended for walking Sambor Prei Kuk temples, and dressing should cover your shoulders and below your knees, should bring along insect repellent, sun cream, hats and make sure your camera is fully charged a day before.

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