ANGKOR ELEPHANT RIDE TOURS

How can any Asian adventure be completed without taking a scenic ride on an elephant?

This activity is a most fun experience and an excellent adventure for all age groups, whether you have ridden an elephant before or not.As you take your journey, you will understand how the elephant has been so important in the creation of the fabulous kingdom of Cambodia. The elephant has seen and served many kings and queens as they have travelled to and from the temples and has even helped to construct those same temples. Unfortunately, the elephant has also been used by soldiers in war time.The elephant is a highly regarded and respected animal, and one of our main concerns, at Adventurous Asia, is to educate the people of Cambodia to preserve and sustain the elephant, and all wildlife,

especially those that have become endangered because of warfare. We are committed to using our resources to help improve the quality of understanding in prese. rving wildlife, to help educate and motivate people and also to help support local communities.We can help you choose the most suitable.excursion for you, whether through the natural environment and jungle, or to visit the temples and ruins, such as the ancient capital of Angkor, Angkor Thom and around the famous Bayon temple. We can also take you for a climb along Phnom Bakheng for a sunset viewing.There are many possibilities available and we are here to help you to get the most out of your trip, so please contact us to speak to one of our knowledgable experts.Adventurous Asia is very safety consious, so be assured of a safe and secure ride when y organise your trip through us.

 

Elephant ride to the Phnom Bakheng hill

Feel safe with 20mn on Adventurous Asia elephant ride to the top of Phnom Bakheng for visiting sunset, the lovely trip starts from the foot of the hill and then head on the left side of the mountain by the ancient Angkor elephant's path was used by the general and king. When elephant turns around to move up from one to anothe natural mountain hip steps,  you will see beautiful surrounding landscape.

Soon after you reach the its peak, you will continue to climb up on the steep stair case to 

Bakheng temple found on the natural hill. Bakheng, a Piramid Hinddhu monument was built in the late 9th century by Hindhu king Yasavaraman I for Shiva god. The open space in front is a former capital of Angkor named Yasatharapura, this city found afterthe king moved from Harihara city which is known as Rolous Group today.

Elephant Ride from South Gate of Angkor Thom to Bayon temple

Your will be greeted by elephant ride at the South Gate of Angkor Thom city and then carried you to the Bayon temple in a regal style.The trip lasts for 25mn with its distance 1.5km along the a smooth shady road .The elephant ride from South Gate of Angkor Thom operates 2 times per day. Morning from 8am to 9am. Afternoon from 2.30pm to 3.00pm

Elephant ride around Bayon temple

The Bayon is the most impressive temple in Angkor Thom city and  is really one of the most spectacular ruins of Angkor, its gigantic smiling faces looking at different directions, so the elephant ride around the Bayon is an interesting and meaningful ride to explore the faces and see its huge scale from out side.

Ride around Preah Pitu temple

Here you will get on the elephant back with the mahout riding between Terrace of Elephants and Sour Prat temple passing through the central square of Angkor Thom city heading to a quiet temple of Preah Pithu.Preah Pitu, a Hinddhu temple was built in early twelve century by king Soriyavaraman II, the same period of Angkor Wat.

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