SIEM REAP -IN- HEART
DAY1: ARRIVAL-SIEM REAP-HOME STAY
DAY2: HOME STAY-TONLE SAP LAKE-SIEM REAP
DAY3: SIEM REAP-FULL DAY TOUR
DAY4: SIME REAP-FULL DAY TOUR
DAY5: SIEM REAP-DEPARTURE
DAY1:ARRIVAL–HOME STAY [--/--/D]
Arrival at Siem Reap International airport, welcomed by your experienced guide then directly transfer to Home Stay which is located 45km northeast of Siem Reap in Domdek Village, Domdek Commune, Sotnikum District, Siem Reap Province. Arrive the village you will explore the different world of tradition, custom, and learning the way of living of the villagers.
You go back to home stay then you have a chance to enjoy dinner which is cooked and prepared by landlord by using all goods from the village with sharing experiences of life from the landlord during the Pol Pot regime after dinner.
At home stay we provide the mattress, pillow, mosquito net, fan, soap and krama.
(If time permits DAY1 will follow program, if not, will explore DAY2 morning instead)
Meals: Dinner at home stay
Overnight in home stay
DAY2:HOME STAY-TONLE SAP-BOENG MEALEA- SIEM REAP [B/L/--]
Breakfast will be prepared by the landlord such as bread, egg, jam, season fruit, and tea & coffee. Then you continue to make the excursion to Tonle Sap Lake and Boeng Melea temple.
TONLE SAP LAKE, by embarking on a traditional wooden boat and depart from Kompong Kleang to visit floating village on the great lake of Tonle Sap. You will go through the floating houses with small private boats. The natural wonder of Tonle Sap offers an insight into the old tradition of riparian life and the natural splendors of the countryside.
Your guide will bring you to explore the untouched temple called BOENG MEALEA, the 2nd Ruins temple and discovered in an abandoned temple since the 11th century, located some 68 km from Siem Reap through the bucolic landscapes of the Cambodian countryside. Built on the model of Angkor Wat and still buried in the jungle, you will experience here in this temple, the very emotion of early explorers. This temple served as set venue for Jean-Jacques Arnaud’s film, "Les 2 Frères / Two Brothers".
Transfer back to Siem Reap – free & easy. Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY3:SIEM REAP-ANGKOR WAT-BANTEAY SREI- SUNSET [B/L/--]
Breakfast at hotel, Exploring begins by visiting Angkor Wat in the morning time which escapes from the crowd then you enjoy lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, continue your excursion to northeast of Angkor Wat, 30km to visit Banteay Srei and sunset at Pre Rup temple. Overnight in Siem Reap
Angkor Wat the Cambodia’s ancient temple city is one of the wonders of the oriental world. Masterpieces of decorative details as well as of architectural style, its awe-inspiring ruins survive as testament to the spectacular achievements of Southeast Asia’s greatest civilization. It is a replica of the universe according to the Hindu mythology. It is composed by the Mount Meru, surrounded by the continents and the oceans. Its extraordinary bas-reliefs, describe some Khmer epics and myths. Angkor Wat’s five famous towers rise into the sky, a geometrical arrangement of numerous galleries, adorned with relieves and the stone images of celestial Apsara Dancers, as well as portals, chambers and courtyards.
Banteay Srei is the fabled pink temple of the women, so-called because it is made of pink sandstone and considered a tribute to the beauty of the women. Its small size, delicate carvings and remarkable state of preservation make Banteay Srei one of everyone’s favorite temples. Its apsara, male and female divinities represent the most skilled craftsmanship of the sandstone carvings. Banteay Srei is located about 25 Kilometer north of Angkor. It was built in 967, making it one of the oldest temples in the region, though it was not rediscovered until the 1900s
DAY4: SIEM REAP-ANGKOR THOM-TA PROHM [B/L/--]
Breakfast at hotel, Exploring to Angkor Thom by visiting South Gate, Bayon, Royal Palace, Elephant terrace and Terrace of Leper king then you enjoy lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, continue to visit Ta Prohm and Les Artisan d’Angkor.
Discover Angkor Thom, the capital of Angkor till the 15th century served as the religious and administrative center of the vast and powerful Khmer empire. It is a microcosm of the universe embracing the Bayon with its giant stone faces – one of the most recognizable connected to classic Khmer art.
Ta Prohm is one of the most beautiful and famous temples in the area, as it has been almost untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. For all would be Mouhots and closet Indiana Jones, Ta Prohm is the perfect lost-temple in the jungle: Strangler figs and kapok trees entwine themselves around the ruins of Ta Prohm. Their roots burst apart even the thickest of walls, yet their clinging embrace prevents the walls’ collapse.
Les Artisans D’ Angkor a complete visit of the arts and crafts school will take you through the various training and production workshops of the les Artisans D’ Angkor. Discover the traditional techniques used for wood sculpting, stone carving, lacquer work, polychrome and stone patina work with the explanation of a guide.
DAY5: SIEM REAP – DEPARTURE [B/--/--]
Breakfast at hotel, free & easy then transfer for departure- end of services
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