October 10, 2015
Angkor Trekking & Camping Adventure
Written By Admin
Join us for visiting the majestic Angkor complex and discovering Cambodia as we go trekking, walking, and hiking in the tropical rainforests. Experience a journey of an entirely different nature, Visit the deep jungle trek to the top of Kulen Mountain, birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire in 802 A.D. Accommodation in hotel, pagoda, and camping tent. Enjoy a vacation that is memorable and hassle free.
Day 1: Siem Reap – Arrival: *L/D:
Morning: Siem Reap International airport arrival; meet & greet services; then transfer to the hotel and immediately proceeded on tour to visit South Gate causeway entrance to Angkor Thom with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk; Bayon unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara; Ta Prohm which is still covered by jungle and the site of filming for the movie Tom Raider; and, Angkor Wat, the best preserved temple at the site and the only one to have remained a significant religious center- first Hindu, dedicated to god Vishnu, then Buddhist. It has become a symbol of Cambodia, appearing on its national flag, and it is the country’s prime attraction for visitors. The 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks – the enclosing wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond. Buffet dinner with Cambodian cultural show. Spend overnight at hotel.
Day 2: : Siem Reap – Kbal Spean – Phnom Kulen Camp: B/L/D:
Morning: After breakfast, we drive to Kbal Spean, commonly known as the valley of a 1000 Lingas. It consists of a series of stone carvings in and around the Kbal Spean River. The motifs of stone carvings are roughly three: myriads of lingam, lingam-yoni designs and various Hindu mythological motifs, Chub Preah is the plain spot where having cool water flows and is located at the mountain’s valley. At Chup Preah, there is a big Buddhist statue and many other small statues made during 16th century. Light trek to this sacred mountain by visiting Linga 1,000 is located on the mountain, along the Siem Reap River and has a lot of figures of Yoni and Linga spreading out on the riverbeds, Preah Ang Thom is an 8 meter tall statue of the reclining Buddha reaching nirvana. Preah Ang Thom is the sacred and worshipping god for Phnom Kulen. Besides Preah Ang Thom, there are Chhok Ruot, footprint of Preah Bat Choan Tuk, Peung Chhok, Peung Ey So and Peung Ey Sey. After that go swimming in the waterfall. Spend overnight near waterfall.
Day 3: Phnom Kule whole day: B/L/D:
Morning: After breakfast begin hiking and trekking in the deep jungle to discover the lost site of Srah Damrey, an immense monolith sandstone of the 10th century representing elephant and lions, hidden in the deep jungle. Then continue on to visit Prasat Aram Rongchen. Spend overnight at Preah Kral pagoda.
Day 4: Phnom Kulen – Beng Mealea Camp: B/L/D:
Morning: After breakfast, we continue trekking journey to explore the village of Anglong Thom; then drive to Beng Melea temple, passing through the Cambodian countryside (63km from town). Visit the long abandoned temple of Beng Melea built in 11th century which is strangled in jungle and visit Othmar Dap from where the ancient Khmer took sandstones (the main quarry sandstone) to build Angkor complex. Spend overnight at home stays/ in camping.
Day 5: Beng Mealea – Peung Kumnou – Koh Ker – Siem Reap: B/L/D:
Morning: Aftrt breakfast, drive to the remote 10th century ruins of Koh Ker. Over 100 temples are rumored to exist in the area, many now lost in the jungle due to the capital which was abandoned in the remote north of Angkor for more than a thousand years. Next explore some of the main sites such as the temple of 5 towers and the spectacular Pyramid of Prasat Thom & Prasat Kra Horm. After that continue by scenic road, stopping to visit Peung Kumnou cave with a beautiful bas-relief. Finally drive back to Siem Reap. Spend overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Siem Reap – Departure: B/L:
Morning: After breakfast, drive to the Kampong Phluk village and take a boat ride. You will not want to miss a visit to Kampong phluk the next time you visit Angkor Wat because this river village is like nothing you have ever seen. As the first house come into view, you cannot help but be awestruck by the sight of houses supported by bamboo stills, sitting 10 meters above the water. Continue tour to visit Rolous group pre-Angkorian which it is a second capital after Phnom Kulen, consisting of Lolei, Preah Ko & Ba Khong. Lunch and transfer to the airport for departure.
|Length of Tour||Validity||Hotel||2pax||3-6pax||S. supplement|
|6 Days – 5 Nights||Year round||Hotel & Camping||720||695||8|
Price is nett per person in US dollar
Tour Price Include:
– Transportation, local English speaking guide, sightseeing fees as mentioned.
– Accommodation (two nights at hotel & three nights camping)
– Full board meals *B/L/D (Breakfasts, Lunch/ Dinner)
– Drinking water during sightseeing and refreshing towels
– Paper work to asking for camping.
– First aid kit
Tour Price Exclude:
– International Flights
– Departure Tax $25 (international)
– Visa Fees $20 (issued on arrival)
– Alcoholic, and drinks during meals
– Tips for guides/drivers.
– Personal travel insurance
– Services not mentioned in itinerary
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