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Itineraries and Tours

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Get an overview before you start, otherwise, you will get lost in the routine.

Plan two days or better more for your tour.

Visit the main temples in a chronological order, first the early and classic temples and then the temples of the Bayon era. Start with Bakong and Preah Ko.

Your visit at Angkor Wat should first take one afternoon, then another half day.

Have the Angkor Map.

Make your choice: main temples, minor temples.

Early temples

  • Trapeang Phong

  • Bakong

  • Preah Ko

  • Lolei

  • Phnom Bakheng

  • Phnom Bok

  • Phnom Krom

  • Baksei Chamkrong

  • Prasat Kravan

Classic temples

  • East Mebon

  • Pre Rup

  • Banteay Srei

  • Kbal Spean

  • Ta Keo

  • Baphuon

  • Angkor Wat

  • Thommanon

  • Chau Say Tevoda

  • Banteay Samré

  • Beng Mealea

Bayon-era and late temples

  • Preah Khan

  • Bayon

  • Angkor Thom

  • Neak Pean

  • Ta Prohm

  • Banteay Kdei

  • Prasat Chrung

  • Ta Som

  • Ta Nei

  • Leper King Terrace

  • Preah Pithu

  • Spean Thma

One-day tour for the incurables

Prasat Kravan - Ta Prohm, from east to west - Giant balustrades at the Victory Gate of Angkor Thom - East Gate of Angkor Thom (extra-tip for your driver because of the lousy road) - Bayon from east to west - Terrace of the Leper King, the trench) - Lunch at Angkor Thom - Baksei Chamkrong - Angkor Wat from west: Vishnu statue in the west gate, causeway, lower cruciform gallery in the pyramid, summit, Army of Suryavarman II, Churning of the Sea of Milk, view of the pyramid from east, leave at the east gate. (Angkor Wat closes at 5.30 pm.)

Bicycle tours

  • Start at the west entrance of Angkor Wat, view of the North Gate of Angkor Wat from across the moat, Prasat Rong Lmong, Baksei Chamkrong, Prasat Thma Bay Kaek, Lions at the northern stairway of the Phnom Bakheng, Prasat Bei, and Prasat Sok Kro op (3 km).

  • Circuit on the wall of Angkor Thom (12 km).

  • Start at Wat Damnak, Chreav Village, Wat L’ak, Prasat O Ka-aek, Prasat Prei Monti, Prasat Totoeng Thngai, Prasat Trapeang Phong (12 km)

Nearby trips

  • Kbal Spean – Banteay Srei – East Mebon – Pre Rup for sunset.

  • Phnom Bok, Chau Srei Vibol, Temples of Roluos.

  • Phnom Bok, Trapeang Khyangg.

  • Beng Mealea and Peung Komnou.

  • Prasat Preah Enkosei and Prasat Wat Athvea.

  • Prasat Prei Prasat, Banteay Thom, Prasat Char.

  • Phnom Krom for sunset.

  • Kampong  Phluk (Tonlé Sap lake)

Destinations for day trips

  • Koh Ker and Peung Komnou

  • Preah Vihear

  • Koh Ker and Preah Vihear, 2 days.

Recommended divers: Vanra Tours and Transports