Explore Temple Three-Day Tour

In this tour you will visit most of the temple in Siem Reap, including The city of Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm the temple with the gigantic tree roots on the structure, the temple in the grand circle, Beng Mealea temple which is around 68 Kilometers outside of Siem Reap town and temples in rolous group. 

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In this tour you will visit most of the temple in Siem Reap, including The city of Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, the temple with the gigantic tree roots on the structure, 

DAY ONE

Leave for tour of Angkor Thom (comprising of the Bayon Temple, Bapoun, Terrace of Elephant and Terrace of Leaper King). The city of Angkor Thom, founded by Jayavarman VII in the 12th century, was one of the largest of all Khmer cities and remained the capital until the 17th century. Also visit Ta Prohm, the temple with the gigantic tree roots on the structure.

After lunch time start to visit Angkor Wat temple, the Seventh Wonder of the world till evening, climb up to Bakheng hill to enjoy viewing sunset, back to town dinner at local restaurant, overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY TWO

This day you’ll explore some of the popular temples in the Angkor complex. On this tour we’ll see Preah Khan, Banteay Prei, Neak Pean, Ta Som, East Mebon, Pre-Rup. Lunch will be at a local restaurant and in the afternoon you can explore Banteay Samre, and Banteay Srey Temple.

DAY THREE

In the morning, you’ll go to see Beng Mealea temple which is around 68 Kilometers outside of Siem Reap town. Beng Mealea was built in the early part of the 12th century by King Suryavarman II. It was built in a similar style to Angkor Wat and was also dedicated to the Hindu Gog, Vishnu. The name means “Lotus Pond” and although it was a Hindu temple, you can find some Buddhist carvings around. Like most of the temples at Angkor, it was deserted at some point and the jungle was left to take over. The stones lay in huge heaps, and there are trees growing among the towers and in the courtyards of the temple.

Then continue to Rolous Group. The Rolous group consists of three temple known as Bakong, Lolei, and Preah Ko. These temples are some of earliest temples of ancient Khmer architecture, all built in the 9th century AD. Bakong temple was the official state temple inside the capital city of Hariharalaya. Lolei temple is the Hindu temple built in 893 AD by Yasovarman I, who decided it to the Hindu god Shiva.  Preah Ko temple was built in 879 AD and was also dedicated to Shiva.