• Cambodia's Angkor Wat

    Discover the beauty and magic of Angkor Wat

    Nothing prepares you for the experience of seeing Angkor Wat for the first time. Explore the temple complex itself and the no-less spectacular Angkor Thom, once a city of one million inhabitants. Combine this trip with other journeys in Southeast Asia to create the ultimate dream vacation.

    best times to go: January - February, November - December

    departures: Private departures are available on the dates of your choice, pending availability. Call us for details.

    pricing: from $1,050 see detailed pricing

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Discover the beauty and magic of Angkor Wat

One of the most overwhelming cultural and architectural sites in the world is the Angkor temple complex. Nothing prepares you for the experience of seeing Angkor Wat for the first time, especially at sunrise or sunset, when soft light bathes the ruins with an otherworldly, haunting radiance. No less spectacular is Angkor Thom, once a city of a million inhabitants. In the center is the temple of Bayon with its 54 towers, each with multiple images of Avolokiteshvara serenely smiling in what is surely one of the most mystical archaeological sites in the world. We’ll explore the surrounding terraces, parade grounds, and temples with their exquisite bas-reliefs. We'll also visit dramatically overgrown Preah Khan, currently under renovation by the World Monument Fund, and the royal baths of Preah Neak Pean, with its intertwining naga temple surrounded by four bathing ponds.

You can combine this trip with other journeys in Southeast Asia to create the ultimate dream vacation.

Activities

Easy cultural touring

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • See Angkor Wat at sunrise or sunset, when soft light bathes the ruins with an otherworldly, haunting radiance.
  • Visit Angkor Thom, inlcuding the temple of Bayon and its 54 intricately carved towers
  • Explore dramatically overgrown Preah Khan and Preah Neak Pean

Duration: 3 days Start Location: Siem Reap End Location: Angkor Wat

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    Day 1 : Siem Reap

    Morning visit of the temple of Prasat Kravan and Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Afternoon visit to Preah Khan and the royal baths at Preah Neak Pean.

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    Day 2 : Angkor Wat

    A full day to explore the overwhelming ruins of Angkor Wat, concluding with our enjoyment of sunset over this otherworldly ancient city.

  • Day 3 : Angkor Wat

    Today is highlighted by Angkor Wat, as well as the temples of the Grand Circuit, before your departure.

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DATES: Best time to go: January - February, November - December Departures: Private departures are available on the dates of your choice, pending availability. Call us for details.

PRICING:

2014/2015 Prices
$1,050 per person (2 or more members)
$350 single supplement
$1450 solo traveler

Properties shown are representative of the accommodations we use on this trip, may not be inclusive of all accommodations we use, and are subject to change.

Expert leadership is the key to an exciting, unforgettable experience. Our trips feature gifted leaders for whom leading trips is a true vocation. Besides showing you wonders you’d never find on your own, they make sure everything runs smoothly and safely without a hitch. They are knowledgeable about all aspects of your trip, and take great pleasure in sharing their insights with you. More than just guides, they positively elevate your experience by being teachers, companions, and the best of friends. You’ll be in good hands with them every step of the way.

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