The tour will start at 7:30am at your hotel where we will transfer you to Preah Khan temple. This temple was built in 1191 AD and dedicated to King Jayavarman VII’s father. It was used as a university of fine art and culture during the time of the Khmer empire.
We’ll continue the tour with a visit to Neak Pean temple which was a royal hospital. It’s located in the middle of a manmade lake.
Next is Ta Som temple. Here, you will see the smiling faces behind the trees.
Before we stop for lunch, we’ll go to see Prasat East Mebon temple which was built by King Rajendravarman II in middle of the 10th century. He dedicated the temple to his ancestors and the temple was used as a crematorium.
We’ll then stop for lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, we’ll head out to Banteay Srei temple. This is one of the most beautiful temples in the Angkor Park. The name means Lady Temple in English. It was built in 967 AD and dedited to Lord Shiva. It’s considered to be the home of the Hindu deities.
Banteay Srei was built from pink sandstone and contains some very intricate carvings and a unique art style. It is the jewel of Khmer architecture.
Finally, we’ll go to visit the Roluos group of temples. These temples used to form part of what was once the capital city of the Khmer empire. There are three temples to visit – Lolei, Bakong and Preah Ko.
After Roluos, we’ll drop you back to your hotel.