ULTIMATE LUXURY HONEYMOON SIEM REAP.4DAYS

Duration: 3DAYS

Hight Light

    Early morning to explore the Angkor Wat ruin at dawn, and Angkor Thom, Bayon temple. Take an elephant ride around the Bayon, Condonal Boat Cruise at Angkor Thom canal. Relax on ancient boat, watch sunset and enjoy a glass of champagne. Explore Taprohm temple, drive north to visit Banteay Srei and Beng Mealea temples. Have delicoius food at local restaurant and private house. Take helicopter or microlight tours over Angkor temples, culural show and performance. 

 

Itinerary

DAY1. SIEM REAP ARRIVAL

Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our tour guide 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. Check in and enjoy lunch at your hotel.

After lunch, you are greeted by our tour guide and head to your first temple; the magnificent Angkor Wat. Built in the early 12th century during the reign of King Suryavaman II; it is said to be a symbol of the soul of Khmer people, you will take your time to see some of the beautiful carvings such as wars he fought and  Hindu mythology also features heavily in the designs, along with the beautiful forms of nearly 2,000 Apsara dancers; representations of feminine grace and beauty.

The crowds disperse before sunset; and this is a great time to be at Angkor Wat. Toast the sunset with a glass of champagne as the Apsaras are illuminated by the setting sun’s golden rays.

Late afternoon, take a Condonla Boat Cruise. Relax on an ancient boat, watch sunset on the corner of Angkor Thom city wall and enjoying a glass of champagne at the same time.

You’ll dine this evening at Sugar Palm restaurant

Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY2. SIEM REAP EARLY MORNING AT TA PROHM – HELECOPETER –

Rise early in the morning, you are picked up from the hotel at 5.30AM to catch the cool morning weather and beautiful view of Ta Prohm, you have a great experience to discover the fabulous jewel in the jungle with crowds. Erected in the late twelve century by the Buddhist king in the dedication to Buddha and memorial of his mother, Ta Prohm was also used as the Buddhist University, school of Art. The fabulous Ta prom gives an upscale value to foreign visitors as well as Cambodian citizens and especially the intellectuals. It is one of the most impressive temples in Angkor because of the overgrown trees with their entwined roots that make this ruin one of the most attractive in the orient. This awesome site was chosen to be filmed named Tomb Raider, performed by Angelina Jolie in 2000, just before she became a Good Will Ambassador of the United Nations to Cambodia.

1st Option: Helicopter flight

From your transferred Siem Reap international airport for the helicopter flight over Angkor temple and floating village. This short time helicopter tour serves for our clients who have a short time in Angkor and they definitely want to explore the spectacular view of Angkor Wat, the surrounding temples and Tonle Sap Lake from the air. You will see the huge scale of one of the seven wonder and world-famous heritage site, Angkor Wat. You will admire the surrounding vast moat encloses and magnificent landscape. Flying alongside the awesome Angkor Wat temple you will see a completely different perspective of Angkor Wat with its marvel grandeur, and unbelievable size and design of construction found during the golden age of the Khmer empire.

2nd Option: Temple Micro light flight: 

The temple Micro light flight is one of the most impressive and unique activities when in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Discover the temples of Angkor and many attractions from bird’s eye view on a micro light. The Siem Reap’s popular micro light is now available; the shortest trip is 15-20 minutes and the longest lasts one hour. The smallest journey flies to the Roulos Group,  the ancient capital of the Khmer containing three ruins, Bakong, Lolei and Preahko temple’’ must see from the air’’ and the flight does a circle round thereby 1500 feet high and other trips take in Phnom Krom, , Banteay Samre and finishing up with Pre Rup. Once again it is also able to cruise over Tonlé Sap and the floating villages, Kampong Phluk.                  

- Red Route – Roluso Group (20 Minutes): Fly over the Cambodian countryside and around The Roluos Group of Temples including the magnificent Bakong dating from the late 9th Century and the first significant Temple-Mountain pre-dating Angkor Wat by at least two centuries.

- Yellow Route – Tonle Sap Lake (20 Minutes): Approx 20 minutes and ideal for enjoying the beauty of real Cambodia including a unique floating village on Tonle-Sap Lake together with the mountain temple of Phnom Krom before following the winding Siem Reap river back towards the town.

Afternoon tour will be at Angkor Thom city. Start at the South Gate of Angkor Thom where you stop at the Southgate of this city to excurse the beautiful 54 statues of Gods and Demons flanked each side of walk way leading to the entry gate,  and nice shots at the impressive faces of Buddhistatva Lokesvara ( future of Buddha). From here take elephant ride  to Bayon temple for your next visit, the most attractive among the ruins in Angkor Thom containing 54 gigantic smiling faces of Buddha and the builder, King Jayavaraman the 7th, here your unique travel experience is seeing amazing base relief around the Bayon temple, then tour to the ruin of  Baphoun, a temple mountain with remarkably steep stairway to its peak, continue to the nearby  Royal Palace, Phimean Akas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. The remarkable temples and complexes offer a startling insight into the beauty and power of the Angkorian era.

Dinner in hotel, deluxe set menu

Overnight stay in Siem Reap

DAY3. SIEM REAP- BENGMEAEA- BANTEAY SREI- LUXURY PROVATE LUNCH

Breakfast at the hotel, start your long journey countryside tour to the off-beaten track Beng Mealea temple, 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 really beautiful, charming - untouched temple hidden in the jungle, it surrounded by its mote 900 meters by 1,200 meters. It has its own character which cannot be found in any other temple. From here continue to Bateay Srei temple, “gem” of the Angkor area, the pretty temple of Banteay Srey Srei. The remarkable temple so-called “Citadel of the Women” remains the best preserved temple in Cambodia. This ruin is unique in that it is constructed of pink sandstone, which is seen nowhere else in Angkor.

Experience a memorial- lifelong experienced private Monk Blessing at your favorite temple ( Buddhist temple in Angkor) for a safe journey back home. Today is the countryside tour where you have a chance to further explore the real countryside of Cambodia. See every day Cambodian life; from water buffaloes bathing and oxen pulling carts to farmers working in their fields and children cycling to school.

The dinner will be complemented with Khmer cultural show.

Overnight stay in Siem Reap

DAY4. SIEM REAP – ART SCHOOL AND WORKSHOP- CITY TOUR- DEPARTURE

On your 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 silk 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 to…

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Price Included

 TOUR DURATION: 4D/3N 

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)

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

An early start to visit Angkor Wat at day

Helicopter tour or Microlight flight

Take balloon ride for the view of Angkor Wat

Boat cruise on Tonle Sap lake, and at the moat of Angkor Thom city during sunset

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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