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Beng Mealea

40 km east of Angkor Wat, Cambodia
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US$ 97.50*
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Private Tour to Beng Mealea Jungle Temple and Koh Ker
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US$ 146.30*
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Full-Day Boat Trip to Kampong Khleang and Beng Mealea Temple from Siem Reap
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US$ 68.75*
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Private Tour: Beng Mealea Jungle Temple and Kompong Pluk Floating Village
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
40 km east of Angkor Wat, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has to be my favourite temple. Around 60kms away from central Siem Reap, I hired a jeep and drove here, through stunning countryside and villages. Stopping along the way, you can learn about life of local farmers, grab a quick snack if sweet sticky...More

Thank aussiekel29
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beng Mealea ruins are easily reachable by car in about 1.5 hours to the East of Siem Reap. Our family of 4 paid 40 USD and we started in the afternoon at 14.00pm. Benefits of the afternoon trip are: fewer tourists (compared to Ankor this...More

Thank Thung673
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Besides the Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat, another must-see place in Cambodia is Beng Mealea. It takes you 2 hours driving from Siemrep to this Temple. It was one of the least crowded and it wasn't rebuilt like the others. There are a lot of...More

Thank Quynh A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this old ruins with a large portion crumbled down but so scenic and beautiful for photos. We travelled ourselves by motorbike from Siem reap which took us 2.5 hours to get there as we drove slowly on busy road and had to stop...More

Thank GelorupLynda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my favours temple in siemriep. Really cool. Luckily, there was too crowned when we visit. We hired a driver here, also visit Koh ker temple on 1 day for only $60usd. ( the friendly driver give us quote for $130 usd). So if...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was built as a Hindu temple, but there are some carvings depicting buddhist motifs.[1] Its primary material is sandstone and it is largely unrestored, with trees and thick brush thriving amidst its towers and courtyards and many of its stones lying in great heaps....More

Thank Reak S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful place is one of the major stops for Chinese and Korean tourist agencies. Halfway through our visit on a Sunday, two bus loads of loud Chinese tourists crowded through the narrow wooden walkways and ruined our opportunities for getting good pics.

Thank delacova
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible place. Tall and big trees with strong leguminous plants everywhere in this ancient temple. Worth going if you love nature and trees.

Thank Ling Chun Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beng Mealea was a trip I wouldn't miss. I visited the temple with Cambodian friends. We went there from Siem Reap and enjoyed the roadside leading to this temple. It was an adventure in discovery not just for me but for my Cambodian friends who...More

Thank aesta
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It will take you around 1 hour and a half to get there, so be ready to invest time in this visit. I visited Beng Mealea after using my 3-day pass to Angkor wat complex and it was great to see the contrast between this...More

Thank Gaby F
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Ambika R
Hi, I am planning to visit this place next weekend. Plz tell me how many hours do I need to cover this place? Plz advise what time of the day should I visit? Thanks
14 April 2017|
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Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
Hi it takes 2 hrs from siem reap and can be done with banter samre and the roulos group of temples. Do NOT do the tonle sap tour, it was totally disappointing and rip off at usd20/pax for a short boat ride. We hired a... More
Sam T
Hi, did any one visit this temple n the waterfalls on the same day? If yes, how far is it between this temple n the waterfalls, regards
10 February 2017|
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Response from MamaCleo | Reviewed this property |
Hi , we did it in the same day . We went to Bantey Srei , first then Kbal Spean , the jungle walk to the water fall then Beng Melea . Not sure about the distance but we hired a car and a driver to get there . Too far to go... More
How long should we allow for the visit? Is there any toilets here and also any food and beverage outlets ? Thanks
14 November 2016|
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Response from Nagareddy | Reviewed this property |
Allocate a full day for this place. there are food places nearby.