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2-Day Best of Angkor Wat and Tonle Sap Lake Tour

2-Day Best of Angkor Wat and Tonle Sap Lake Tour
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2-Day Best of Angkor Wat and Tonle Sap Lake Tour
From US$ 79.00
Overview
Combine local culture with ancient history on this private 2-day tour of Siem Reap. On day one, visit the UNESCO-listed Angkor Archaeological Park. The park boasts almost a thousand years of history, so a guided tour is a good way to focus on the highlights. During the second day, a guided visit to the floating villages of the Tonlé Sap provides an insight into a unique way of life in Cambodia.
What to Expect

Day 01: Siem Reap - Angkor Archaeological Paradise Full Day Tour  
08:00 am, pick up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Siem Reap.  We’ll then set off for the Angkor Wat Ticket Office where you’ll pay and get your Angkor Pass (required).  First stop will be the Angkor Wat, one of the best preserved archaeological sites in Southeast Asia and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  Stand in awe as you witness Angkor Wat’s colossal structures and meticulous architecture. Angkor Wat was built in early of 12th century, explore the beautiful complexity of Angkor Wat’s vastness from its intricately carved hallways, columns and mysterious chambers to its grand courtyards. 

Then, continue with your guide to the city of Angkor Thom, which covers a sprawling area of 6 square miles (10 km sq). Enter from the monumental South Gate over a picturesque causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga, a deity in the form of a snake.
Stop at the Bayon temple and witness for yourself why this mysterious temple, dubbed as the Temple of Smiling Faces, has become one of the favorite Angkor temples of most visitors.  Continue to the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper Kings, then onward to Ta Prohm. In Ta Prohm, get enchanted with the sight of the ruins taken over by tree roots, a demonstration of the awesome power of nature. Finally, heading back to your hotel after tours.

Day 02: Siem Reap - Excursion to Tonle Sap Lake and Kampong Phluk Floating Village
Pick up at 8 am at your hotel, from Siem Reap, we will drive about 45-minutes to the countryside, upon arrival at the quay, we will board a local boat for a 1.5-hour ride to the Tonle Sap Lake.  Along the way to the lake, we will pass through Kompong Phluk. It's a floating village and village on stilts which means 'harbor of the tusks'. Observe firsthand how villagers go about their daily lives in this remote and extraordinary environment.  See colorful houses, schools, temples, church and local government offices. Wonder at the sight of the green flooded forest (in rainy season) of the surrounding floodplain. 

We will continue the boat ride past the village until we reach the immense water scape of Tonle Sap Lake. Find out from your experienced guide telling you about Cambodia’s most important source of life-giving resources.
Optional (rainy season only): a magical canoe ride into the dense mangrove forest. Just tell your guide if you want to take the short tour at an additional cost.

Visit the Artisan school and Old Market before dropping off at your hotel in town.

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Reviews (10)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very Informative and authentic tour of Angkor and Tonle Sap

Our tourguide Mr. San did an excellent job guiding us through Angkor and the floating village Kampong Phluk on the Tonle Sap in the „2 days Best of Angkor“ Tour. His considerate, profound and professional explanations allowed us go dive into the cultural, religious and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karl-Heinz M
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile
Excellently Done

We would like to credit Mr. Van Lonh for an excellent tour. Not only is he a good tourguide but also a great photographer. He made us feel very welcome.

Thank Valiant M
Reviewed 14 July 2018
Green Era Travel - Small family group

We came just to see the amazing Angkor but learned so much more about old and contemporary Cambodia thanks to the considerate and generous guide Phearom. Angkor is the gateway to learn so much more about the wonderful country of Cambodia. Our guide ensured the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PeterandUju
GREEN ERA TRAVE... L, Guest Relations Manager at Green Era Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Peter and Uju! Your comprehensive review of your experience with Green Era Travel is very much appreciated. It gives us fulfillment to know that you got more than what you expected from the tour. It is with great pleasure to share with you not...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile
Recommended

Our tour guide Chat was so considerate and very informative. Always accommodating to all our needs and requests. I would highly recommend him. A very good photographer as well.More

Thank SimoneR3900
GreenEraTravel, Guest Relations Manager at Green Era Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hi Simone! I appreciate you sending is your feedback about our services. I am glad that you find Chat informative and hope that the tour has enriched you about Cambodia’s culture, as well. We value our customer needs, including taking home great photos of your...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Amazing Cambodia

We intentionally got a guided tour because based on my research, we will be appreciate more the temples in Cambodia if we have a knowledgeable guide. Green Era Travel came out to be one of the most / highly recommended travel agency and they did...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Guioguio R
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