South Gate of Angkor Thom : Angkor Wat Temples Tours from Siem Reap Cambodia

Classical Historical Tour to Angkor Wat Ancient City

Angkor Wat Temples 2 Days Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Siem Reap to Angkor Wat Temples Historical Discovery

The Prasat Kravan, a small 10th century temple
The Prasat Kravan, a small 10th century temple

Morning

After your breakfast at Mom's GuestHouse in Siem Reap, the Tour Guide takes you to visit south gate of Angkor Thom, the Famous Bayon, the Ba Phoun, the Elephant Terrace and the Leper King Terrace.

Ancient Angkorian Capital

Our tours are designed to give you a good view of the architectural development and a clear explanation and discovery of the numerous Angkor Wat Temples.

Begin by visiting some of the earlier temples in the Angkor Thom area:

  • Prasat Kravan (921 n. Chr. /Koh Ker period): King Hashavarman I (910-923)
  • Mebon (952): King Rajendravarman II (944-968)
  • Pre Rup (961): King Rajendravarman II (944-968)
  • Ta Som (end of the 12th century, King Jayavarman VII)
  • East Mebon (10th Century, King Rajendravarman)

Have your lunch at a local Khmer Restaurant.

Afternoon:

Kingdom of Suryavarman II (1113-1150)

  • Extensive guided visit of the main Angkor Wat Temple, first half of 12th century
  • First Angkor capital (King Yasovarman (889-900)
  • Phnom Bakheng (end 9th century): King Yasovarman I (889-900)
  • Enjoy the sunset from a hill with a great view over the surrounding landscape and Angkor Wat Temple Ancient City

 

Back to your accommodation in Mom's GuestHouse in Siem Reap.

Day 2: Sunrise and "the Last Great King" Day Tour

 

Sunrise over the Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap Tour, Cambodia
The Angkor Wat Temple towers reflected in the pool

Early Morning: Breakfast at Mom's GuestHouse in Siem Reap and get ready for the sunrise.

Transportation to the Angkor Ancient City and Sunrise over the main Angkor Wat Temple.

After the sunrise, you will explore the temples of the last Great King in the reign of the Kingdom of Jayavarman VII (1181-1219)

Starting from the south gate of Angkor Thom, you will be guided to the famous Bayon, a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple. Built in the late 12th century or early 13th century as the official state temple of the Mahayana Buddhist King Jayavarman VII, the Bayon temple, with its 52 towers, stands at the centre of Jayavarman's capital, Angkor Thom.

Then your guide will take you to the Ba Phoun, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Located in the northwest corner of the Royal Square of Angkor Thom, the Terrace of the Leper King was built in the Bayon style under Jayavarman VII, though its modern name derives from a 15th century sculpture discovered at the site.

Have your lunch at a local Khmer Restaurant.

Afternoon: You will discover the Thommanon temple, Chau Say Tevoda and the Ta Keo temple, a symbolic depiction of Mount Meru, home of the Hindu gods (begining of 10th century, King Jayavarmans V. (889-900).

You complete your 2 days Angkor Wat Temples Tour with the magnificinet Ta Phrom jungle temple. The photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made the Ta Phrom temple one of Angkor's most popular temples with visitors.

Ta Phrom Temple and surrounding tree roots
Ta Phrom Temple and strangler fig trees roots

This huge temple complex looks much the same as when it was first discovered. The high lichen covered walls are distorted by the movement of the earth beneath.

Back to your accommodation in Mom's guesthouse in Siem Reap.

 

Included in this Classical Historical Tour to Angkor Wat Ancient City 2 Days Tour:

  • All ground transfers and private transportations from your accommodation
  • Professional English speaking Tour Guide
  • Temple Passes and admission fees to Angkor Wat Temples Sites
  • On site lunches at local Khmer Restaurants and fresh water
  • All services mentioned in this itinerary

 

Classical Historical Tour to Angkor Wat Ancient City 2 Days Tour Prices:

Nb. of Pax 1 2 3 - 6 7 - 10 more than 10
Price in US $ 204$ 133$ 124$ 100$ Please Contact Us

 

 

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