Rolous Group and Floating Village Tour

From US $62 per group

Rolous Group and Floating Village Tour
Preah Ko - " the Sacred Cow" is the oldest temple in Roluos Group
Bakhong - the earliest mountain temple in a shape of stepped pyramid
Lolei - four brick towers are replicas of the ones at Preah Ko
Floating Village - a fishing community in Tonle Sap Lake

Overview

Siem Reap is full of secrets especially the intricate stone buildings around the province. This tour will take you to see the earliest Angkorian capital, Roluos Group. We will explore this old city to see some of the great temples in Cambodia. First, we visit Bakhong, a large-stepped pyramid temple. It was the first mountain temple in the shape of stepped pyramid. Lolei is the four brick towers are replicas of the ones at Preah Ko. After Lunch, we continue our trip to a floating village in Tonle Sap lake where you’ll have a fantastic time with the nature, wildlife and people.

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What's Included

Private Transportation
English speaking guide
Refreshment drink & cold towel
Angkor Temple Pass: $37/per person
Lunch
Boat Fee: $20/Group

Itinerary

8:30am – Roluos Group

We will visit the earliest temples of Angkor area the Roluos Group. The monuments of Roluos, which served as the capital of Indravaraman I (reigned 877-89), are among the earliest large, permanent temples built by the Khmer classical art. Preah Ko, erected by Indavaraman I in the late 9th century and dedicated by the King to his ancestors in 880. Bakhong, the largest and the most interesting of the Roluos group temples, with his active Buddhist monastery just to the north of the east entrance Lolei, the four brick towers are replicas of the ones at Preah Ko, built on an islet in the center of large reservoir by Yasovarman I the founder of the first city of Angkor. 

12:00pm – Lunch

Break for lunch on your own at the local restaurant recommended by your tour guide. 

1:00pm – Floating Village

This afternoon we leave for floating Village, a cluster of three villages of stilted houses built within the floodplain of the Tonle Sap about 16 km southeast of Siem Reap. The villages are primarily Khmer and have about 3000 inhabitants between them. Flooded mangrove forest surrounds the area and is home to a variety of wildlife including crab-eating macaques. During the dry season when the lake is low, the buildings in the villages seem to soar atop their 6-meter stilts exposed by the lack of water.

4:30pm – 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
Life jackets will be available on boats.

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Tour Notes

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.
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)

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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Prices From

US$ 62

per group

$62 / 1 – 2 PAX
$78 / 3 – 7 PAX