“Banteay chhmar, Tamon, Preah Vihear, Koh Ker, Bang Mealea” Tours
- Siem Reap
- Banteay chhmar Temple
- Tamon Temple
- Anlong veng
- Preah Vihea Temple
- Kos Ker
- Bang Mealea Temple
Day 1 : Siem Reap-Banteay Chhmar 150 Km
Travel from Siem Reap to Banteay Chhmar : Travel south a short distance to the pretty village of BanteayChhmar and temple. A number of NGO projects are being carried out in this area and small communities of expats are resident here. It has become a centre for silk production and eco tourism. BanteayChhmar temple is known as the Temple of the Cat and was constructed in the tenth century. Little is know about the temple and it baffles many as very little water exists in the area.
It is surrounded by a massive moat and is one of the largest Angkorian complexes in Cambodia. Continue on to PrasatBanteay Torp, about 20 kilometres away, where a small temple sits atop a little hill enclosed by a two-kilometres-long wall. It was built in the same period as BanteayChhmar. We stay overnight in a home stay.
Day 2 : Banteay Chhmar-Anlong Veng 110 Km
After breakfast, we depart by jungle road to visit PrasatTamuean temple and have lunch at a local restaurant. Next we visit Prasat Ta Muean Thom, an ancient Hindu sanctuary dedicated to Shiva. The temple was built in the era of the ancient Khmer empire Kambuja and is located at the edge of the Dangrek (Dongrak) Mountain Chain next to an ancient travelling route from Angkor.
We take a tour of the mountain and see Pol Pot’s bunker, the remains of his house, and the location he was cremated. We can also visit the border between Cambodia and Thailand, a good place to buy army relics and supplies. Then We travel the 16 kilometres back to town and stay overnight on the mountain with old Khmer Rouge cadres in their jungle hideout of Anlong Veng in a basic hotel.
Day 3 : Anlong Veng-Preah Vihea Temple 100 Km
After breakfast, We come back down the mountain and continue to Preah Vihea Temple, located 220 kilometres north of Siem Reap and about 100 kilometres east of Preah Vihear province. We pass through a wildlife sanctuary on the way to Sra Em, and then get to the Preah Vihea temple, we will have lunch on the top of the Preah Vihea mountain. Travel through a temple built between the ninth and twelfth century that juts off a mountain cliff. After a tour of the temple, we stay overnight in Sre Em, a small town undergoing rapid development. Our hotel is comfortable, with A/C, hot shower, WIFI, and great food.
Day 4 : Preah Vihea-Koh Ker Temple 120 Km
Following breakfast, we travel 120 kilometres to Koh Ker Temple.
Koh Ker Temple Complex was the capital of the Cambodian Empire in the 10th century. We have been bringing guests here since 2001. In 2003, we established a base in Koh Ker Village, and in 2008 we built a traditional wooden house on stilts called Koh Ker Jungle Lodge with balconies overlooking the main temple. In 2016, we built a rustic wooden house, four kilometres away from Koh Ker Village, with balconies overlooking the surrounding tall forest and the river that flows beside it. Both of these are accommodation options on your tour.
Day 5 : Koh Ker-Siem Reap 125 Km
After breakfast, we travel to see local market in Seyoung Village and then see the farming culture before we reach to the Beng Melea temple, Lunch in the local restaurant outside the temple. Than we departure for 60Kilometres back to Siem Reap by countryside road.
Departure : 7:30 am
Return : 5:00 pm
- $650.00 per person ( for 1 person travelling )
- $500.00 per person ( for 2 people travelling )
- Experienced guide
- Self-drive a 125cc motorbike
- 4 breakfasts
- 5 Lunchs
- 4 Dinners
- All entrence fees including Koh Ker, Beng Mealea Temples
- All accommodation bottle waters