Banteay Srei & The Grand Circuit Tour

From US $69 per group

Banteay Srei and the Grand Circuit Tour
Banteay Srei - a red sandstone temple and the gemstone of Angkor
Banteay Samre - a 12th century Hindu temple, and a mini Angkor Wat
Neak Pean - the entwined serpents where is in the center of a pool
Preah Khan - the holy sword temple with intricacy complex
Ta Som - a hidden jungle temple
East Mebon - a former artificial island of the now-dry East Baray

Overview

First, we visit the gemstone of Angkor, Banteay Srei temple or \” Citadel of Women\”. The is well preserved, so the carvings and statues remain beautiful and detailed. One of the unique thing is the rare-red sand stones used to construct the monument. After that, we continue to the Grand Circuit, where we firstly visit Banteay Samre, a 12th century Hindu temple. Next, we head to Neak Pean or \”the entwined serpents\” where is in the center of a pool. Preah Khan and Ta Som are the next incredible temples, we\’ll explore. The last temple of our trip is Mebon where was a former artificial island of the now-dry East Baray.

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What's Included

Private Transportation
English speaking guide
Refreshment drink & cold towel
Entrance fee : $37/per person
Lunch

Itinerary

8:00am – Banteay Srei

In the morning, start the tour to visit Banteay Srei temple, the exquisite ‘Women’s Citadel’. Located 32 km from Siem Reap town, this was Cambodia’s last major Khmer temple to be re-discovered.

10:30am – Banteay Samre

Then, we will continue to Banteay Samre temple. Banteay Samre is located 400 meters (1,312 miles) east of the East Baray. It can be accessed by enter and leave Banteay Samre from the east. It was built in the middle of the 12th century by king Suryavarman II (reigned 1113-1150) and dedicated to Hindu (dedicated to vishnu).

12:00pm – Lunch

Now it is time for break for your own lunch there will be recommend by your professional and friendly guide.

1:00pm – Grand Circuit

In the afternoon, we continue the tour to visit Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool and representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain–lake. Continue to visit Preah Khan, also built by King Jayavarman VII. And visit Ta Som is a small Buddhist temple dedicated to the father of King Jayavarman VII and East Mebon which is a 10th Century temple Built during the reign of King Rajendravarman, stands on what was an artificial island at the center of the now dry East Baray reservoir.

04:00pm – Tour Ends

Our tour comes to an end and our guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel.

Optional Tours

After a long day at the temples, we have other optional tours for our guests to relax and refresh themselves in the evening.

Option 1: Watch Cambodian circus, Phare Ponleu Selpak. It offers a showcase of original art produced by students, delightful mementos from the circus and a variety of locally made handicrafts. Show starts with more than just a circus, Phare performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern. The young circus artists will astonish you with their energy, emotion, enthusiasm and talent. At, 9:00pm End the show and you be transferred back to hotel.

Option 2: No visit to Cambodia is complete without at least a quick glimpse of women performing the ancient art of Apsara dance, as depicted on the walls of Angkor’s temples. Po Cuisine restaurant provide a delicious dinner and wonderful Apsara dance show. 

Option 3: Siem Reap is not only a place for visiting ancient temples, but also a famous for delicious Cambodian cuisines. Travelers can ask their guide for a specially designed evening foodie tour and experience. Champey restaurant offers authentic Khmer foods in Pub Street.

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What to Bring

Long clothes to cover your body from the sun.
Hat or Sunscreen - you will be outside for most of the day.
Raincoat / Umbrella - especially in the rainy season.
Money for personal expenses.

Know Before You Go

You will be spending a lot of the day outside. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
Make sure to follow Angkor Visitor Code of Conduct

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Tour Notes

English speaking guide is included in the price.
Other Guides Cost: French (+$15), German (+$30), Spanish (+$45)
Cambodia Phare Circus : $28/Person (Optional Tour)
Por Cuisine Restaurant : $25/Person (Optional Tour)
Champey Restaurant : $25/Person (Optional Tour)
Children between 0-5 go for free and are not included in the total number of guests allowed on this tour. You can have 7 adults plus infants.

Terms & Conditions

**Itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the guide based on local circumstances. The order of sites visited may vary to avoid congestion and the timings indicated are approximate and are given for general reference only. Insurance is included, but guests are advised to have their own travel/health insurance as we only provide minimum cover for guests.

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$84 / 3 -7 PAX