Explore Kulen Mountain, Beng Mealea, and Tonle Sap Lake on a guided tour from Siem Reap. Witness stunning waterfalls, the Reclining Buddha, the 1000 Lingas River, and take a delightful boat excursion to Kampong Phluk.
- Discover the birth place of Khmer Empire at Kulen Mountain
- Visit waterfalls, Reclining Buddha statue and 1000 Shiva Linga’s river
- Enjoy an in-depth exploration of atmospheric at Beng Mealea
- Boat ride to floating village of Kampong Phluk, Tonle Sap lake
A Day Trip Itinerary in Cambodia
Pickup and Departure
You will be picked up from your hotel between 7:30 am and 8:00 am for a trip to Kulen Mountain to purchase tickets.
Journey to Phnom Kulen National Park
- The journey to Phnom Kulen National Park takes approximately 1 hour and offers views of rural Cambodian villages, traditional dwellings, and picturesque landscapes like rice paddies.
- A stop is made at the Palm Sugar Village, where you can observe the traditional process of sugar-making by the locals for their families and villages.
Exploring Phnom Kulen
- Upon arrival at Phnom Kulen, a knowledgeable local guide will escort you to the park’s key attractions, including the impressive waterfalls, the reclining Buddha sculpture, and the River of Thousand Linga, a historical site dating back to 802 AD.
Lunch and Visit to Beng Melea
- After lunch at a local restaurant, the tour continues to Beng Melea, a mysterious 12th-century temple nestled in the jungle, adorned with abundant vegetation and surrounded by a rainforest for over 300 years.
Exploration of Kampong Phluk
- Following Beng Melea, a local boat takes you to the renowned floating village of Kampong Phluk, where you can witness the daily life of families reliant on fishing. The village’s colorful houses on long poles are built to withstand high water levels during the rainy season.
Mangrove Exploration and Buddhist Monastery
The tour includes an exploration of the flooded mangrove forest, home to diverse species, and a visit to a Buddhist monastery situated on an artificial island.
Conclusion of the Trip
- The trip concludes with a drop-off at your hotel.
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