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Angkor Wat Private Full Day Tour from Siem Reap

  • Focus on the highlights at this large, well-traveled destination with a guided tour
  • Contrast Angkor Wat’s enduring construction with the invasive jungle at Ta Prohm
  • Only at Angkor: see the world’s longest continuous bas relief at Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat Private Full Day Tour from Siem Reap
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Angkor Wat Private Full Day Tour from Siem Reap
From US$ 37.00
There’s a lot to see in the UNESCO-listed Angkor Archaeological Park, and with a guided tour you’ll make the most of the experience. On this private tour you’ll enjoy personal attention from your guide, so you can learn all about the unique iconography and motifs found throughout Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm and the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.
What to Expect
The guide will pick up you at 8 am from your hotel and we will start this day with exploring the temples of UNESCO listed Angkor National Park, the World Heritage site and it's the World Largest Religious Monument. Pay the entrance fee on your own account at the ticket office where we will stop for you to buy one and make your way with the guide to the first stop at Angkor Wat to visit the largest and most impressive of all Angkor temples, considered among one of the 7th Wonders of the World. 
Angkor Wat was built between 1113-1150 AD and dedicated to Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. It's the best preserved of all the temples. Its layout and its scale are simply breathtaking, the wall surrounding the enclosure measures 1,000 by 800 meters and the moat, said to represent the oceans of the world is 200 meters wide. Angkor Wat is an architectural allegory of the mythical Mount Meru in the center of the world (Himalaya). This amazing temple homes the longest continuous bas relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls.
We also explore the Angkor Thom complex. Its vast walls, some 6m wide, 8m high and 13km in length contain many monuments. Inside the walls the king, his relatives and officials, military officers and priests took residence, the rest of the people lived outside of the great enclosure, between the two artificial lakes. Our visit will begin with the South Gate, a beautiful introduction to Angkor Thom with well-restored statues of Asuras (demons) and gods lining the bridge. Inside the complex, we will first visit the Bayon with 200 endless smiling faces. This temple mountain situated in the center of Angkor Thom City where sets the Bayon apart from many other Angkor monuments and we will continue to the Elephant Terrace, which owes its name to its outstanding depiction of these animals and the Terrace of Leper King, which presents a magnificent sculpture, popularly known as the leper king and then we continue the tour to Ta Phrom was a monastery built by the king Jayavarman VII as a residence for his mother as well as a school.
Ta Phrom has been controversially left to the destructive power of the jungle by French archaeologists to demonstrate the awesome power of nature. It has been largely consumed by the jungle and as you will climb through the dilapidated stone structures you will see many giant trees growing out of the top of the temple itself. At every turn you will expect to see Indiana Jones (Lara Croft) step out from behind a fallen pillar around you.
This tour concludes with return transfer to your hotel or any requested drop off point within the city center.
Reviews (73)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Angkor Wat, small tour

A friend recommended this tour for Angkor Wat. Definetly worth it. We did the small tour with the three main temples. Phearom, the tour guide, is a fun guy and great guide, who talked a good, fluent English. We learned about the temples, but also...More

Thank Irigaisdoer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Angkor Wat with Mr. Van Lohn

Group of 6 had great time seeing Angkor Wat guided by Mr. Van Lohn. He is extraordinarily knowledgeable and kind. Highly recommended

Thank mklgallegos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour!

Mr. Van Lonh was our full day tour guide for the six of us. He was full of knowledge as we went through the temples, and very flexible in accommodating our start time. He was also very helpful in getting group photos and knew exactly...More

Thank gramsower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great Tour!!! Worth every penny!

This was an excellent tour! Picked us all up on time from our hotels and started on the trip promptly. Mr. Van Lonh was very knowledgeable about the sites and also was great and pointing out nice picture spots and taking pictures for us. Definitely...More

Thank shawnsT206AJ
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile
Mr. Van Lonh is the best tour guide!

We couldn't have had a better day experiencing the incredible temples with Lonh! He is intuitive and kind. He knew when we wanted to learn, to take photos and even when we needed a coconut break! Extremely knowledgeable with 13 yrs of experience and also...More

Thank itssuz11
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Pants were required for us when we went.