Phnom Kulen is considered by Khmers to be the most sacred mountain in Cambodia and is a popular place of pilgrimage during weekends and festivals.
DAY 01: SIEM REAP ARRIVAL (L/-)
We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel. After lunch, your guide will escort you to discover the world’s wonder site—Angkor Wat, the magnificent temple that was built in 12th century and it is the largest first Hindu, Buddhist temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped of Pre Rup temple. Dinner on your own. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap .
DAY 02: SIEMREAP (biking) (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. 08:00 You will enjoy a relaxing but fun biking tour in the Angkor Thom. It is an easy biking route with temples, rural scenery, good road and easy off road conditions. The biking tour will start near Angkor Wat towards the Angkor Thom which was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer Empire. When you reach the South gate of the Angkor Thom, bike along the city wall to the West gate with a stop to visit the Corner Temple in the midway. Near the West Gate, you will visit the village outside the city wall where you will have lunch at a local restaurant.
Continue to bike heading north to get away from the crowed place with tour groups. You will bike through a quiet path flanked by trees to the Preah Khan temple and Ta Keo temple. Your easy biking trip will finish in Ta Prohm Temple, which is widely known as “ the jungle temple of confusion”. You will be picked up by tuk tuks from Ta Prohm Temple and transfer back to hotel. Rest of the day will be free for you to relax. Your kids can have fun in the swimming pool. Dinner at Angkor Century hotel with the Apsara dance show. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap .
DAY 03: SIEM RIEP – KULEN MOUNTAIN – SIEMREAP (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. 08:00 Deparure to Kulen mountain, about 60km (around 37 miles) away from downtown Siem Reap. In Kulen Mountain, you and your kids can swim in the clean, cool water by the waterfall, explore the caves and forests and discover the ruined parts of the temples and the Buddha monument and massive statues on the mountain top which was carved in 16th century. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Drive back in the afternoon. On the way back to Siem Reap, stop and visit the butterfly center in Banteay. Enjoy the circus show (Cambodia team). Dinner on your own. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
DAY 04: SIEM RIEP (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. 08:00 Drive about 9km west of Siem Reap town (~ 20 min drive) to visit Mechrey floating village at Tonle Sap lake, also known as the Great Lake of Cambodia. Upon arrival, explore Cambodian rural life for about 30 minutes by ox cart or buffalo cart. Transfer to the port for a boat trip to discover the local life at the floating village. You will pay a visit to an old pagoda built in 1946 and the impressive flooded forests stretching over 24 square kilometer, a habitat for hundreds of species. Lunch in a local restaurant. Later this afternoon, enjoy countryside trail ride. Dinner on your own. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap .
DAY 05: SIEM REAP – DEPARTURE (B/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Riding the road less traveled in rural villages and communities, and a visit to the local orphanage and school in which there are about 57 orphans who are living and learning in the center. Visit the Prei Monti temple, one of non-touristic temple, built in 09 Century. Then take a break for local fresh coconuts or a cool drink on the way, after a memorable break we will head back to town in a different way. Be free at leisure until transfer to airport for the departure from Siem Reap. Lunch and dinner on your own.