Overview: Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia, and is the gateway to Angkor region. Siem Reap has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market. In the city, there are traditional Apsara dance performances, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake. Siem Reap today, being a popular tourist destination, has a large number of hotels and restaurants. Most smaller establishments are concentrated around the Old Market area, while more expensive hotels are located between Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport and the town along National Road 6. There are a variety of mid-range hotels and restaurants along Sivatha boulevard and many more........................
Day 1: Arrival in Siem Reap
On Arrival at Siem Reap Siem Reap, A former French Colony until independence in 1953, The Kingdom of Cambodia has emerged from decades of war and isolation to become a captivating destination for exploration. Cambodia boasts many famous places to see including the Angkor monuments, architectural masterpieces, astonishing heritage, sandy beaches and amazing landscape. Even after its tragic history, Cambodia still retains a gentle pace of life, unspoiled by commercialization and over-development; you can really feel the incredible warmth and generosity of the people. On arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The town of Siem Reap is our base for visiting the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor, which was the capital of the powerful Khmer Empire from 802 AD to 1350 AD. Free and Easy. O/N in Siem Reap
DAY 2: Siemreap ( B )
First day arrival Siem Reap with the impression of Angkor temples we will visit ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century), South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. we continue to explore Angkor plain: Angkor Wat, temple complex cover 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five tower symbolize Meru's five peaks, the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat symbolizes the ocean beyond.
Afternoon visit: Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in the area. Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery, Prasat Kravan (with its unique brick sculptures), Srah Srang ("The Royal Boths" was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by four concentric walls), Eastern Mebon (guarded at its corner by stone figures of harnessed elephants, some of which are still in a reasonable state of preservation) and the "Mountain Temple" of Pre Rup until sunset. O/N in Siem Reap
DAY 3: Siemreap - Tonle Sap Lake - Departure( B )
Today 03 hrs trip to Tonlesap. our group will visit a floating village of the Chong Khneas, located 15 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Take a traditional wooden boat for a ride on the Tonle Sap, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia.
Afternoon is your free time to shop around the Old market areas then transfer to the Airport to catch up your outward flight . End of the services.