Explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom on a guided day trip from Siem Reap, including hotel transfers. Gain insights into the history of the Khmer Empire and witness the stunning sunset from Phnom Bakheng.
- Step back in time at the historic Angkor Wat complex
- Hear fascinating stories and descriptions from your guide
- Take a stroll through lush jungle on the path to Ta Prohm
- Discover world-famous temple ruins and galleries
- Watch the sunset from the mountain of Phnom Bakheng
Exploring the Angkor Archaeological Park from Siem Reap
Experience the ancient wonders of the Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO-listed site, on a guided day trip from Siem Reap. Follow in the footsteps of holy Hindu men, Buddhist rulers, and Khmer kings as you visit the park’s highlights.
Temple Pass and Tour Itinerary
To explore the park, you will need a temple pass for 1 or 3 days, which can be purchased online or obtained with the assistance of your guide before the tour commences. Throughout the day, with intermittent food and rest breaks, you will visit iconic sites such as Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, and Tah Prohm.
Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you will walk in and around each temple, gaining insights into their historical and cultural significance. Investing in a registered guide ensures a richer understanding of the sites beyond their architectural features. The tour is conducted in small groups of no more than 13 people, providing a personalized and engaging experience for all participants.
Immerse yourself in the grandeur of the 12th-century Khmer empire as you stand amidst the awe-inspiring monuments of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious structure. Gain a deep appreciation for this enduring architectural achievement while learning about its rich history in an engaging and enjoyable manner.
Highlights and Landmarks
Marvel at the stone figures adorning the southern gates of Angkor Thom and discover the enigmatic smiling faces etched into the central peak of the Bayon Temple. Explore the Terrace of the Leper King, the Terrace of the Elephants, and experience the captivating blend of nature and ancient ruins at Tah Prohm.
As the day draws to a close, ascend the steps to the temple mountain of Phnom Bakheng, the state temple of the first Khmer capital, to witness a breathtaking sunset over the landscape. Conclude the tour with a return journey to Siem Reap, where you will be dropped off at your hotel.
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