Sovann Angkor Hotel
Krong Siem Reap
Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.
On arrival at Siem Reap international airport our representative will welcome you and Transfer to Hotel. After Check into Hotel visit incredible mangroves of Meanchey where you will find hundreds of species of freshwater fishes and birds along with captivating sights of ethnic stilted houses. Today you will also get an opportunity to embark on the traditional wooden boat tour through the flooded forests of the Great Tonle Sap Lake which is a habitat for many bird species. This boat tour will bring you to Chong Kneas, an amazing floating village built on 8 to 10 m high stilts. After exploring these beautiful natural bounties, return to Siem Reap for an overnight stay at the hotel.
After a breakfast at the hotel, get ready for a sightseeing tour of Siem Reap that will let you witness the architectural wonders of Cambodia. Kickstart your tour with a visit to the crown jewel of Khmer architecture, the Angkor Wat. It is a national symbol and the highlight of any trip to Cambodia. The largest, best preserved, and most religiously significant of the Angkor temples, enchants the visitors both by its sheer scale and beautifully proportioned layout as well as the delicate artistry of its carvings. To approach the temple, first cross the vast moat, continuing along a broad causeway lined with naga balustrades. As you enter the main building, ascend through a series of galleries and courtyard before reaching the central sanctuary, which offers beautiful views back over the causeway and across the surrounding countryside. Later, visit the Ta Prohm Temple, and Angkor Thom that covers an area of 10 square kilometers. Enclosed by a wall and wide moats, the city of Angkor includes many popular sights such as Terrace of the Elephants and Leper Kings. Proceed forward to visit the ruined Baphuon, Royal Enclosure, and Phimeanakas before continuing to the mysterious Bayon Temple. After exploring the Bayon Temple, head back to the hotel for an overnight stay in Siem Reap.
After Breakfast Get Ready for Visit Phnom Kulen mountain range.Phnom Kulen, originally called Mount Mahendraparvata, is a holy mountain where King Jayavarman II (AD 802-850) proclaimed independence from Java in 802, the Angkorian empire was born. This mountain plateau served as the capital of the first Khmer Empire. As many as 20 minor temples are found around the plateau, including Rorng Chen temple, the first pyramid built by an Angkorian king. Numerous important sites lie scattered across the mountaintop, which is accessible by foot or by car. One thousand lingas are located on the top of the mountain, along Steung Siem Reap. The site features impressive riverbed rock carvings include innumerable scores of yoni and lingam that sit on the bottom of a stream from which water flows throughout the year.
After Breakfast Check out From Hotel and Transfer to Airport for Drop.