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4D / 3N - Angkor, The Essential

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Local Agent : Christophe

Duration : 4 Days/ 3 Nights

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Let us guide you on a family trip to the temples of Angkor, to taste the local Khmer food, to discover the hidden corners and charm of Angkor on a bike ride. Many occasions will be given for you to encounter authentic smiling people and get a close the country’s main highlights.

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On arrival, you are greeted by your English-speaking guide. You set off directly to explore the countryside by electric bike. After a short training (Basic safety and usage rules of the pedal-free bicycles) you will slowly leave the town to reach the laterite tracks lined with coconut and bamboo trees that crisscross the countryside. At the end of a sandy track, you will discover a pagoda with a small Angkorian temple. Then reach a hamlet surrounded by rice fields where you will discover artisanal basketry traditions and elders who still wear traditional clothes. You will continue this journey with the preparation of your lunch. A Cambodian chef will introduce you to the preparation of typical dishes such as green mango salad, Amok or traditional soup.

At noon you will taste the prepared dishes.

In the afternoon you will take your vehicle and go through the flooded and fertile areas to reach the Tonle Sap Lake, the largest lake in Southeast Asia. You will then embark on a wooden boat to discover the lake and its floating houses, in the lakeside village of Metchrey. Observation of different fishing techniques as well as crocodile and fish breeding. You will continue your navigation to reach the middle of the lake which stretches as far as the eye can see before returning to your vehicle.

Dinner - Free - at your own expense.

Overnight stay at B&B : The Bungalow / Bungalow

  • With guide & transportation

DAY 02 : SIEM REAP – Bike Day

Breakfast at the B&B

Bike day... But not too much!

Depart by tuk tuk from your hotel to reach the archaeological site early in the morning. From there, you will start your bike ride after visiting the Preah Khan temple. Enigmatic in many ways, it was built by King Jayavarman VII who dedicated it to his father.

Here the stone and the roots of centuries-old trees intertwined. The shaded track passes by the "dam of the French", built at the beginning of the last century, before reaching the small temple of Ta Nei nestled in the haven of greenery.

You continue by mountain bike on a laterite track through the forest to reach the temple of Ta Prohm, "the ancestor Brahma", to take advantage of magic moments in this temple which was left, partly, in the state of nature in order to preserve the memory of its discovery by the first explorers who have revealed the city of Angkor to the West. (7km of mountain biking on flat and groomed dirt and sand track)

Lunch at a local restaurant on site.

The afternoon will focus on the discovery of the great hydraulic city of Angkor Thom.

King Jayavarman VII built a defensive wall made of laterite forming a 3 km square wide, with a one hundred meters wide outer moat to protect the city from invaders.

After admiring the enigmatic gates of the city, you will go on foot to visit the Terrace of the Elephants, where the king and his court was attending games and processions follow by the enclosure of the Royal Palace with the Phimeanakas. After walking along the Baphuon, whose restoration undertaken by France lasted nearly 50 years, you will reach the Bayon, central temple of this fortified city.

At first glance, the Bayon presents a mess of blackened stones and a tangle of some fifty towers with faces.

Your day will end with a bike ride on the ramparts and a sunset from the south gate bridge. (7km of mountain biking on flat and groomed dirt tracks).

Dinner - FREE - at your own expense.

Note: Persons not wishing to cycle will be transported in the vehicle available.

Overnight stay at B&B : The Bungalow / Bungalow

  • With guide and transportation

DAY 03 : SIEM REAP - Sunrise - Angkor Wat - Banteay Srei - Banteay Samre

Breakfast at the village.

Depart from your hotel before dawn, for the archaeological site, where you will climb the hill of Phnom Bakheng, the state temple of King Yasovarman I and the first construction of Angkor City. At the top you will dominate the province and admire the sunrise over the Angkorian forest far from the hordes of tourists.

The adventure continues on a dirt and sand track unknown to tourist circuits. After climbing a small mountain, you will arrive in a hamlet with traditional houses which seems coming straight out Angkorian time. Breakfast is organized in the village near the healer's house. The tour will continue with the discovery of Angkor Wat, where King Suryavarman II reigned over the Kingdom of Cambodia from 1113 to 1152. The pyramid plan of the temple, combined with the vast skillfully arranged perspectives indicates a mastery of composition never equaled.

Lunch in a traditional wooden house. Bring your swimming suit!

Located 35 km northeast of Angkor Wat, you will reach Banteay Srei, the “Women’s Citadel”, one of the most appealing architectural creations ever erected in Cambodia. Fine pink sandstone carved decorations have made the celebrity of this temple.

Along the way you will discover the harvest and processing of palm sugar.

On the way back, you visit the temple of Banteay Samre, citadel of the Samres ethnic group.

It was built by Hindus around the same time as the Angkor Wat temple.

Return to your B&B where you will spend the evening in the company of a French journalist specialized in Cambodia.

Dinner and private conference.

Overnight stay at B&B : The Bungalow / Bungalow

  • With guide and transportation


Breakfast at the B&B.

After your breakfast, or in the morning depending on the schedule, the driver will pick you up to transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

Meals - FREE - at your own expense.

  • Without guide, with transportation





02 person

03 persons

04 persons

Price per person

US$ 610.00 X 2

US$ 540.00 X 3

US$ 490.00 X 4

Single Supplement

US$ 118.00



02 person

03 persons

04 persons

Price per person

US$ 660.00 X 2

US$ 589.00 X 3

US$ 540.00 X 4

Single Supplement

US$ 168.00



Price includes :

  • The transfers, excursions and visits mentioned in the program.
  • Accommodation with breakfast in hotels provided in the program (According to the list of definitive hotels validated at the final confirmation of the circuit and its dates).
  • Meals as mentioned in the program [B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner].
  • The services of one or more English-speaking guides as mentioned in the program.
  • One refillable bottle of water per person.
  • Carrying baggage (except logistical impossibility).
  • English-speaking follow-up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Price excludes :

  • Drinks consumed during meals and/or outside (mini bar...).
  • Lunches and dinners not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses and travel insurance.
  • Tips ($3 / day / person for guide, $2 / day / person for drivers and $1 / person for porters / waiters).
  • “Early check-in” or “late check-out” in the selected hotels and minibar or other drinks, not included in the program.
  • All services not mentioned in the program: meals, visits, services, authorization fees for the use of cameras on the certain sites.
  • Airport departure taxes an any fuel surcharges.

Please be aware: Passport validity needs to exceed 6 months after return date.

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Our teams, composed of natives, know their country to the tip of their fingers and work in close proximity with the local populations, always with the aim of offering original and enriching experiences for our travelers!

I am Christophe and  I will personally take care of your request.

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