TUK TUKS AND TEMPLES UNIQUE EXPERIENCES • Marvel at majestic Angkor Wat • Travel in the Buffalo Tours’ Tuk Tuk • Reflect on the glories of the Angkorian Empire • Visit mysterious temples reclaimed by the jungle • Enjoy a fun ox cart ride through the countryside • Cruise through floating communities on the Tonle Sap • Enjoy a traditional performance of Khmer dance
You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, ride in the Buffalo Tours’ Tuk Tuk to visit the city of Angkor Thom. Start at the South Gate and walk along the ancient city wall to see the lost temple of Prasat Chroung. Continue to the Bayon temple, where you will be surrounded by the smiling faces of numerous Buddhas. Also make visits to the Terrace of the Elephants, the Royal Palace and the Terrace of the Leper King. The following day, rise early and travel in the Buffalo Tours Tuk Tuk to visit the jungle enveloped temple of Ta Prohm. Enjoy ample time to explore this atmospheric temple complex before moving on to the highlight of any visit to the temples; Angkor Wat. Enjoy a guided tour around this huge structure and learn about the glories of the Kingdom of Angkor. Return to the hotel for a late breakfast and a rest. In the afternoon, head to the temple of Banteay Srei or ‘Citadel of the Women’ and marvel at the intricately carved bas reliefs that it is famous for. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup.
SIEM REAP temples of ANGKOR TONLE SAP lake
Siem Reap - Angkor Complex
Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake
Luang Prabang Extension Enjoy a stay in this cultural gem and its wealth of sightseeing options. Learn more about the history of the town with a guided city tour of the main sights.Take a boat ride to the Pak Ou caves, bathe in the clear waters of the Kuang Si Falls and learn the secrets of Lao cuisine during a fun cooking class.
This morning, venure out of Siem Reap in the Buffalo Tours Tuk Tuk. At the edge of town you will leave the tuk tuk and embark on a fun buffalo cart ride through the beautiful countryside that surrounds Siem Reap. Your buffalo cart experience ends on arrival at Cambodia’s largest freshwater lake; the Tonle Sap. Board a boat and spend the rest of the morning at one of the largest floating villages on this incredibly vast expanse of water. In the village of Kompong Phluk, you will be able to observe the fascinating daily lives of the local people who live on the water. Drive past floating schools, pig farms and even churches. The boat service is provided by local people, and the profit goes directly back to the community. The rest of the day is at leisure. On Day 4 you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.
Angkor Wat Siem Reap
SUMMARY Explore the ancient temples of Angkor in Buffalo Tours’ very own Tuk Tuk. Travel in style as you are shuttled around the highlights of the temple complex. Round off your experience with a ride to the Tonle Sap Lake and a fascinating boat trip around the lake’s floating communities.
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