Siem Reap province is located in northwest Cambodia. It is the major tourist hub in Cambodia, as it is the closest city to the world famous temples of Angkor (the Angkor temple complex is north of the city). The provincial capital is also called Siem Reap and is located in the South of the province on the shores of the Tonle Sap Lake, the greatest sweet water reserve in whole Southeast Asia.
With a reputation for excellence among Siem Reap hotels, Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor beautifully captures the region’s rich history while offering every modern luxury. Traditional Khmer architecture is complemented by elegant teak and basalt accents, echoing the ancient temples nearby.
Located close to Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Tonlé Sap Lake, it’s an ideal base to explore the wonders of the region. Siem Reap’s lively markets, galleries and thriving restaurant and nightlife scene are also just streets away.
Day 1 – Enjoy the stunning grounds of the property after check in and venture to the Angkor Night Market
Day 2 - Take a Temple tour with a private guide
Set out early and explore Angkor Wat at sunrise and Ta Prohm. Then travel to Victory Gate of Angkor Thom, through the parkland behind the terrace of the ElephantsWalk past Phimeanakas and the Baphuon temple before ending at Bayon.
Day 3 – A horse trail offering countryside trail rides from sunrise to sunset. You will go on a journey to places that are otherwise unreachable, through local countryside villages, scenic rice fields and tourist free temple ruins. An authentic taste of the real Khmer lifestyle viewed from horseback.
Day 4 – Monastery Experience in Siem Reap
· Get a peek into the life of a monk in this monastery
· Visit the temple where the monks pray
· Learn about the daily activities and practices of the monks
· Participate in meditation
· Experience a traditional good luck water blessing
Half-day sunset tour in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bike the Angkor temples and country roads of Siem Reap its most beautiful time of day, in the afternoon leading up to sunset. This cycle tour allows you to experience a different side of Siem Reap and Angkor, finishing up with a sunset dragon boat ride, local treats and refreshments.
Day 5 – A boat tour to Kompong Khleang floating village. This tour takes guests to Kompong Khleang, the largest floating village in Siem Reap province. Located about 55km outside of the city, the villages are home to over 10,000 people, many of whom have been living here for generations. The tour staffs comes from the village and are part of a non-profit that works in the community and enjoys a particularly close relationship with community members. Rather than coming as tourists you are able to visit the village as friends.
Day 6 –Simple but flavorsome, Cambodian cuisine makes use of fresh fish from the Mekong and an abundance of Asian spices. Immerse yourself in Siem Reap’s culinary heritage as you enjoy a cooking class with a local chef in a typical Cambodian village, and enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch of traditional Khmer cuisine.
Day 7 – Relax at the hotel before you leave for the airport.
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