Kulen Mountain, Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre

Tour Number

Activity Level

329099


Categories

Religious Heritage, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A Private One Day Tour


The cradle of Khmer civilisation is located 40 km northeast from Siem Reap and is an important pilgrimage site for Cambodian people. Phnom Kulen often lies shrouded in mist but on a clear day one can see the loaf like shape on the horizon across the flat plains of Siem Reap province. The sites atop Phnom Kulen include a Buddhist Pagoda with giant Reclining Buddha, Hindu carvings in the stone river bed and an impressive waterfall under which swimming is possible.
On your way back you will visit a small temple of Banteay Srei well known for its beautiful delicate carvings in warm pink sandstone. This late 10th Century temple is fairly compact and very different from other Angkorian temples. To round off your day you may also visit Banteay Samre - a larger temple which is often overlooked by tourists and looks gorgeous in late afternoon light.

Itinerary

• Departure time: Early morning
• Return: Evening
• Remarks: Basic level of fitness required (stairs and short walk on uneven terrain)
• Sites you will visit: Kulen Mountain, Banteay Srei, Banteay Samre
• Highlights: Cradle of Khmer Civilisation, Waterfall, Hindu river carvings, delicate pink sandstone carvings, architecture, history

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at hotel at 8:30 AM

End location: Return to hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

A privately comfortable vehicle with A/C

What’s Included

• Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
• English Speaking Guide
• 2 bottles of Mineral water & 02 cold towels per person per day

Estimated Local Cash Needed

75 USD 1 = 4000 RIEL - Temple Pass
Phnom Kulen entrench fee
Lunch

What’s Extra

• Beverages and meals
• Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...)
• Accommodation
• Entrench fees of all areas/activities

Restrictions

• I am not a driver, but my driven tours will include a private driver
• Children under 12 must show passport to the temple ticket controllers
• I am not a doctor or a nurse but I always have a first aid kits in my bag.

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