DISCOVERY TOUR: SIEM REAP – BANTEAY CHHMA (CAMBODIA)
START: SIEM REAP – BANTEAY CHHMA – SIEM REAPRead more
START: SIEM REAP – BANTEAY CHHMA – SIEM REAP
Day 1: Siem Reap (D)
- Arrive at Siem Reap airport and transfer to hotel.
- Visit Roluos Group, a collection of monuments representing the remains of Hariharalaya. Rolus Group is one of the first major temples of the empire at the nearly Khmer capital of Hariharalaya.
- Visit Prasat Kravan, a unique brick towers containing large wall sculptures of Vishnu and Lakshmi in the brick. Originally, constructed by a nobleman rather than a king. Continue to Ta Som temple, the most distant on the grand circuit, small but classic. The execution of the Apsara carvings is better than many late 12th century works. Finally visit East Mebon, a large temple-mountain-like ruin, rising three levels and crowned by five towers. The temple was constructed in late 10th century by Rajendravarman II.
- Dinner at local restaurant and accommodation at hotel
Day 2: Siem Reap (B/-/D)
Day 3: Siem Reap (B/-/ D)
Day 4: Siem Reap - Banteay Chhmar (B, L, D)
Day 5: Siem Reap (B/-/D)
Day 6: Siem Reap (B/L/-/)