TEMPLES-ADVENTURE QUAD BIKE VILLAGE TOURS-4D

Duration: 4D/3N

Hight Light

    Begin family journey with a local tuk tuk to a tethered helium balloon for a hundred meter flight to see just amazing view of Angkor and visit  Angkor Wat temple, the fortified city Angkor Thom, famous Bayon temple, Terrace of the Elephants and Leper King Terrace. Elephant ride in Angkor. Travel through outskirt of  Siem Reap, visit a school and join the kid activities and  meet local Buddhist monks for a private blessing, take a boat trip along the Tonle Sap Lake.L unch at stilted hut  near Tonle Sap lake. Several optional activities are available for your family, choose one of those adventure activities,  Quad bike tour, horseback riding, ox cart ride, exploration of the Beng Mealea ruins or a visit to a silk farm. Then head to the pink sand stone Banteay Srei and visit Ta Phrom where your family will have a special treasure hunt through this jungle-filled temple.   

 

Itinerary

DAY1. SIEM REAP ARRIVAL
 
Upon arrival at Siem Reap Internationa Airport you are welcomed by our guide and drive, and transferred to your hotel for check in.
 
Siem Reap, the perfect base from which to explore the temples of Angkor; with plenty of charm and facilities only a short drive away from the temple sites.Start your family journey with a local tuk tuk to a tethered helium balloon for seeing Angkor Wat from the air. The balloon will be 120m up in the air to view Angkor Wat. Turn down to the ground and resume into the Angkor Wat temple. Lunch break. 
 
Later afternoon, you’ll head to the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire; the ancient city of Angkor Thom. Enter through the South Gate, carved with four giant faces; and look around this perfectly-square ancient walled-city. Then continue to Bayon temple, this temple sits exactly in the centre of the city, a magnificent masterpiece of 12th century Khmer craftsmanship. Its 54 towers represent the 54 provinces of the Khmer empire, and the temple also has amazing, detailed bas-reliefs at The Terrace of The Leper King and The Terrace of The Elephants. 
Overnight in Siem Reap. 

DAY2. SIEM REAP AND TEMPLE TOURS (B - L)

The morning tour exploring  the outskirt of  Siem Reap to meet friendly locals and discover more about  the Cambodian culture. Here spend your time to visit a school and join the kid activities as they sing songs and play games, then head to a local temple for a private monk blessing followed by a boat trip along the Tonle Sap Lake.Lunch at stilted hut  near Tonle Sap lake

(NOTE: Due to low water levels during the dry season, the boat trip is only possible in the rainy season begins from June to March.

 However an alternative floating village at Chong Kneas can be arranged instead).

This afternoon, several optional activities are available for your family such as Quade bike adventure, horseback riding, ox cart village adventure, the trip will go through the villages and countryside  where will experience the real life and culture of locals, and you will be interected by children both village and school. If time allows you will stop in the village to talk to people, you will see their beautiful smile with good heart and you also be invited to visit their house.

Exploration of the Beng Mealea temple or Silk Farm

This remarkable temple was featured in the Lost Temples by Indiana Jones and The Two Brothers by a French movie maker, Jean Clake Annaud. Beng Mealea just before civil war in Cambodia. Beng Mealea is a beautiful, charming temple untouched temple hidden in the jungle surrounded by its mood 900 meters by 1,200 meters. It has it own character which cannot be found in any other temple

The Silk Farm,  the only best quality silk produce in Siem Reap, it located  about 10 miles from Siem Reap, here you will see the process of silk produce from the mulberry bushes cultivation to the production of silk fabrics and accessories. The local guide will explain you will give you more details on the mulberry trees, silkworm farming, cocoon unwinding, preparation of the silk threads, ikat technique (tie-dyeing of the threads) and silk weaving, you will be impressed by the dexterity of the artisans with silk threads. The Angkor Silk Farm also features a large showroom where you can buy high-quality silk products that were made in the workshops you just visited.

Overnight in Siem Reap.
 
DAY3. SIEM REAP-TEMPLE TOURS (B)
 
After breakfast, head to the pink sant stone Banteay Srei in the isisolated site, then on the way back stop to visit Ta Phrom where your family will have a special treasure hunt through this jungle-filled temple. There would be a fun-filled morning, you take the free time in the afternoon to explore the town or cool down by the hotel pool. If your are interested in any visit to orphanange for your charity support please let our guide know, he and driver are more than happy to escort your visit acordinglt. 
Overnight in Siem Reap
 
DAY4. SIEM REAP DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast. On our last day of the tour, spend the morning exploring Siem Reap’s colorful markets. Visit Artisans d’Angkor, established in 1992, in order to support Cambodian arts and crafts and to help young people find work in their local villages. Discover how wood and stone carvings, lacquering, gilding and Silva paintings are created. We’ll visit a number of artists’ studios including those of expat and Cambodian artists who are keeping traditional arts and crafts alive (such as painting, lacquer ware and fine sculptures) in the country. You’ll then return to Siem Reap where you can enjoy some time at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight

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Price Included

TOUR DURATION:  Days /  Nights

TOUR OPERATES: Year Round / On Demand

TOUR PRICE: Available upon Request

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Our services include:

Hotel accommodation in half-twin/double shared room with daily breakfast

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

English speaking local guide (for other languages supplements apply)

School visit, and boat trip on Tonle sap lake to visit floating village

Tuk Tuk tour, Balloon ride for the view of Angkor 

Elephant ride in Angkor Thom. 

Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle unless stated otherwise

Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Daily drinking water and cold towels

Our services do not include:

Visa for Cambodia (Visa issued on arrival, USD20/pax, please bring 1 passport photo)

Any surcharge/extra fees for visit of the Angkor Historical site imposed by the Apsara Authorities in Siem Reap which are subject to change without prior notice

International and domestic flights
Meals other than mentioned above
Camera/video entrance fees

Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc…….)

Travel insurance including helicopter evacuation for Cambodia)

Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above

 
 

  

Travel Information

 Travel Insurance 

Travel insurance is compulsory for all participants of our Exploration Tours.

A travel insurance policy to cover illness and injury, cancellation and curtailment of your journey, theft, loss of personal items like baggage and tickets, etc. is a necessity.

The insurance policy should also cover ambulance rides, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation of a body.

Some insurance policies exclude "dangerous" activities which can include motorcycling, scuba diving, rock climbing, or any extreme adventure etc. If you are planning to do any of these "dangerous" activities while traveling, check the small print to see if you are covered.

Make sure that family or friends at home know the address and telephone number of your insurance company and your insurance policy number.

Find out in advance if your insurance policy will make payments to the providers or reimburse you later for overseas health expenses. If you have to make a claim, you should keep all receipts (in English if possible) for medicines and medical treatment.

If you have anything stolen and you want to make an insurance claim you must obtain an official statement from the police.

For more information and to purchase travel insurance contacts a travel agent of travel insurer. Online information and purchase.

Health Advice

Drink lots of water. Never drink tap water purified, bottled water is available everywhere.

Use an insect repellent against mosquitoes. It is the only way to be sure of protection against mosquito borne diseases. Since Cambodia has a hot and humid tropical climate, casual and light-weight clothing is best. Clothing made from natural fibers is the best option. A jacket might be needed on cool winter evenings or in hotels and restaurants using excessive air-conditioning. A hat and high-factor sun block is advisable as protection against the hot sun when sightseeing.

When visiting temples or pagodas, including those of Angkor Wat, shorts and T-shirts (shoulder covered) are acceptable. Shoes are generally removed at the entrance to pagodas. For visits to the Silver Pagoda, which is within the Royal Palace grounds, visitors are asked to dress more formally. Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers and ladies should wear long trousers or long skirts.

Standard film, (such as Kodak, FUJI or Konica 100, ), slide and digital camera memory are widely available. Photos are inexpensive to process in the country. Any specialized photo equipment should be brought with you. Photography in airports, railway stations and near any military installations is forbidden and discretion should be used when photographing people, particularly monks.

Health Requirements

Although no vaccinations are officially required for entry to Cambodia, they are highly encouraged. Visitors are advised to check with their doctor or a travel immunization clinic regarding protection against malaria, typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A and B. Any essential medications should be brought with you as there is no guarantee they will be available in Cambodia.

What to bring

A. Before you travel, Adventurous Asia gives you more scenes of understanding once you just search for information on its pages. Because many countries do not have waste collection services, try to pack as little as possible. When buying toiletries,  use only biodegradable products.  Asian countries have modest dress codes. Local woman and men cover a great part of their body. Revealing too much "flesh" is considered very rude and offensive in many cultures. And prevent you from real contact with local people. Leave high cut shorts, sleeveless tops and revealing swimming suits at home. Instead pack loose clothes that cover your arms and legs. This way you will be more readily accepted by local people, and also be protected against the sun and insects. Modest dress will also minimize the risk of sexual harassment; local men won't assume that you are "available". Leave expensive jewelry, watches and unimportant  items at home. You do not need them while traveling and there is no need to show off your wealth to local people. We are rich in the west, but there is no need to remind the local people of our wealth.

 B. What to Bring and How Long to Stay in Siem Reap Angkor

Passes are sold at the Check point Counter, on the way to the Angkor Archaeological Park.  Free photos taken are provided at the main entrance. Tickets bought are safely kept during your visit to Angkor, and carefully- strictly checked at every monument entrance gate.

Visiting hours are 5:00AM - 6:00PM. Angkor Wat closes at 5h.30PM, Banteay Srey closes at 5:00PM and Kbal Spean at 3:00PM. For further visit, Beng Mealea, Koh Ker and Phnom Kulen are required to have the new passes.

Weather

Due to the weather condition in Cambodia, hot and dry and rain sometime in the rainy season, wear light, airy, covering clothing to protect yourself from the sun and mosquitoes. The sun can be intense so bring a hat, sunglasses and perhaps sunscreen. Consider buying a traditional Khmer scarf (krama) to keep the sun off your neck. Carry a raincoat during the wet season, though you will probably only need it in the afternoon. You should have mosquito repellent for sunrise and sunset hours. Wear practical shoes for climbing narrow steps and walking on uneven surfaces. For serious temple explorers, a flashlight, notebook and compass can come in handy. Books, refreshments, trinkets, postcards and film are available from small vendors throughout the temple complex. 

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