• Tour Duration: Full Day
  • Languages: English
  • Service: Private Basis
Day 01                                  

Siem Reap – Kampong Thom – Sambor Preikuk – Siem Reap             L

Meet the driver-guide at the hotel lobby.

Early departure following the road towards Phnom Penh turning up a side street near the provincial capital of Kampong Thom. The arrival to the archaeological complex is expected after less than three hours.

Then head to Sambor Preikuk, the most ‘important pre-Angkorian archaeological complex of the Country, representing the ancient capital of the kingdom of Chenla, the precursor of the Khmer empire.

There are over a hundred temples of great beauty and rarely visited, divided into three monastic complex: the South Group of Prasat Yeay Poan, the Central Group of Prasat Tor and the North Group of Prasat Sambor.

This latter includes the most important buildings and is’ dedicated to an incarnation of Shiva.

Lunch in a simple local restaurant and then almost three hours of good roads.

The landscapes are beautiful, the scenarios reflect paddy fields, villages, scenes of real life in rural Cambodia, which may be observed only along this route by land.

This was once the Royal Route, that passes on the Spean Praptos stone bridge at Kampong Kdei, dating from the Khmer period and built by King Jayavarman VII.

Lunch enroute.

Return to Siem Reap and end of services.

  • Private air conditioned transportation as per program
  • Cold water and fresh towels at disposal
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals as per program
  • Private English speaking local tour guide

  • Any kind of insurances
  • Drinks at meals (if any) and extras in general