Our trekking adventure to the rarely visited mountain top where some of the oldest temples and sacred places await your arrival. Follow remote paths through tropical forest, cashew plantations, along lychee trees and idyllic Cambodian villages and visit some of the first temples built at the beginning of the Khmer Empire. To get an idea of what is unique about our Trekking Tour.
Day 1 - Siem Reap-Kampong Phluk-Rolous (17km) B,L,D
Breakfast at the hotel. We cycle on the back road and off road through the countyside, the rice fields and the villages to see REAL Cambodia. Then we take the boat to visit the floatig village at Kampong Phluk. We visit not only the village on the water but also the magrove forest which has been protected to shelter the fish and other water animals. After the boat trip, we stop for lunch at the refresh restaurant. After lunch we cycle to our base camp. We then have sunset view at Phnom Bok to climb 640 steps to visit the ruin on the top of the hil. Overnight in camping.
Day 2 – Phnom Bok – Beng Mealea (25km) B,L,D
Breakfast at the camp site cooked by our friendly staff. Then we walk through some of the vilages, the rice fields and we stop for lunch in the village. Afternoon, we arrive Beng Mealea to visit this temple. This trip will make special as we can escape from the crowded tourists in Angkor complex. This special temple was featured in the Lost Temples by Indiana Jones and The Two Brothers by a French movie maker, Jean Clake Annaud. Beng Mealea is located 50km from Siem Reap. It is an untouched temple hidden in the jungle surrounded by its mood 900 meters by 1,200 meters. Beng Mealea is a beautiful, charming temple. It has it own character which cannot be found in any other temple. We can feel very peaceful sitting inside the temple as we can get rid of the many tourists at Angkor area.Overnight in Homestay.
Day 3 – Beng Mealea – Phnom Kulen (18km) B,L,D
Breakfast at home-stay in Beng Meale. After the breakfast, we transfer to the foot of the Kulen hill. Then start trekking uphill. The first 2km are up hill and the rest are more flat. We trek through some of the villages along the hills. The children there have not seen tourists walking often along the routes. They are supprised and come out to say hello. We stop for lunch at Anlung Thom village to have a chat with the local people. After lunch we walk the last 5km to our base camp near the water fall. If time permits, visit the Grand Reclining Buddha, One Thousand Lingas, and enjoy swimming at the 30m high water fall. Overnight camping.
Day 4 – Kulen – Siem Reap (23km) B,L,D
Breakfast at the campsite. We enjoy walking through the jungle track and mostly down hill. We stop for water at Pheah Ang Chub temple and visit the temple. Then proceed down through the steps and start walking on flat dirt track with some sand through the plantation of cashew nuts and casava. We passes some village and stop for lunch at Wat Srah Doun Rik. After lunch we continue walking on a wider road until we reach to the main road where our van waits for us to transfer back to Siem Reap. Dinner and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5 – Siem Reap - Angkor Complex (16km)
Breakfast at the hotel. We transfer to the starting point by walking from the west gate of Angkor Thom. We walk on to visit the Bayon temple for 1 hour in d etails with our guide. Then continue walking east through the jungle track and passing 1 stream of water. Then continue the jungle track until reaching the jungle temple of Ta Phrom. We spend the time to visit this Tom Raider temple for about 1 hour. Then walk in the jungle tra ck again to have lunch at the Spean Angkor under the hut. After lunch, we walk another 1km to visit Angkor Wat and enjoy sunset at Angkor Wat from the background with the reflection of the pond. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 6 - Siem Reap Back to Home(B)
After breakfast you are free to explore the town of Siem Reap and buy your necessary souvenirs at the local market known as Psa Chas (Old Market). Upon your departure we will transfer you to the airport and wish you a great flight back home.
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Guest Name: Mr. Graham Mabbatt
Country: United Kingdom
N.of Person: Two pax
Travel date: 11-03-2020
Booked: Phnom Penh Genocide Museum and Killing Fields Historical Tour
Tour Style: Day Trip Tours