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Angkor Gondola Cruise with Champagne and Canapes
"This short yet very romantic excursion will start at 4:30pm where we will pick you up from your hotel in Siem Reap accompanied by an English speaking guide. A short drive will bring you to the embarkation point at Prasat Chrung for boarding your own gondola. Khmer people have been known as skilled boat makers throughout history and a number of various boats including the boats used by navy in a war to win a victory cover Cham in the reign of King Jayavarman VII. Twenty nine of the ancient boat sculptures in Bayon temple are seen demonstrating the courage of navy in the King Jayavarman VII’s period. The archaeologists illustrate that the ancient Khmer boats and Cham boats carved in the wall of Bayon temple are the victory of the King Jayavarman VII’s navy force over Cham’s navy i this gondola is a unique Khmer tradition boat service in Siem Reap. You will travel over the holy waterway where history
From $86.00
 
Private Sunset Cruise at Angkor Thom
"Your tour begins with pickup by private vehicle from your Siem Reap hotel. When you reach the South Gate of Angkor Thom embark on a boat cruise with your guide over a small baray a type of reservoir typical of ancient Khmer water management. Glide gently along in an Angkor gondola a replica of a traditional Khmer boat also known as a kongkear which is propelled with a wooden paddle by an experienced oarsman. Without any motor to disturb the calm you can admire the sunset over Angkor Archaeological Park while you meander past the southwest corner of the ancient walled city of Angkor Thom. Here disembark near one of the four temples called Prasat Chrung and hike with your guide to the ruined building
From $50.00
 
Full-Day Angkor Tour by Tuk Tuk from Sunrise
"Your own Tuk Tuk and guide wait for you in the early morning at your booked hotel in Siem Reap and head to the main gate of the Angkor temples (recommend bringing one pass photo for the entrance pass into the temple complex) and make your early morning s with a volume of stone equaling that of the Cheops pyramid in Egypt; it is unlike all the other Khmer temples in that it faces west. Its symmetrical towers are stylized on the modern Cambodian flag. Conceived by Suryavarman II Angkor Wat took an estimated 30 years to build.Return back to your hotel for breakfast and we move back into the Angkor temples to admire some of the other amazing temple ruins that define Angkor and make it a proud member on the UNESCO World Her we visit Angkor Thom. The Great City of Angkor Thom is one of the central points within the whole Angkor Complex which was probably more opulent than most European cities in the late 12th Century. This ten square kilometers city is enclosed by an eight-meter high wall and encircled by a hundred meter long moat said to have been inhabited by fierce crocodiles. over 200 in total. Continue to Preah Khan ""The Sacred Sword""
From $69.00

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Guide book

Even though I bought a copy of Lonely Planet with me, it wasn't all that good with pictures or detail. I was browsing a copy of book shops in Siem Reap, at the old market and found many books on...
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Daypack & small notebook

Please bring along a simple daypack to carry your essentials. It’s especially useful when you need both of your hands while exploring ruins & mountain temples.Good for carrying drinking water,...
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Sun Block

Sun Block with low SPF (15-30) can be quite important to prevent severe burn. Especially during dry season.Get one from your nearest pharmacy outlet.Sport Block can be ideal since they are...
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Film,memory cards

All I brought is a small backpack but I'm a light traveler. Light Clothes...It can be very hot especially in March when I was there!! If you are passing through Bangkok it will be cheaper to stock up...
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Top Things to Do in Angkor Thum

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Victory Gate

The Victory Gate is an entrance and exit on the east side of Angkor Thom. I passed through near the end of the trip when I wanted to visit a few sites a second time. The photos were taken around...
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Sunrise at Bayon Temple

While the majority of people flock to Angkor Wat for sunrise, which should be experienced at least once, there are other options. If you are getting a late start and want to avoid the crowds at Angkor...
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Prasat Suor Prat

Directly across from the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King is a large field, currently serving as an unofficial parking area for the multitude of mini buses filled with tourist....
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Sras Srei - the Royal Pond

At the northern part of the Royal Palace area there are two ponds. It is s very tranquil setting. I was surprised that no one was here. I guess it makes sense as there is not much to see. These are...
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Terrace of the Leper King

North of the Royal Palace Area and directly on the road is the Terrace of the Leper King. The terrace is north and connected to Terrace of the Elephants. The Leper King terrace actually has two walls...
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North Gate of Angkor Thom

This happens to be a quieter gate to check out as opposed to the Victory Gate or the South Gate. Most people pass through the North Gate when doing the "Large" circle tour.. Located at the north end...
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"Angkor Thom - Amazing Stone Faces"
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blueskyjohn

"Angkor Thom"
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bpacker

"Under Construction - The Last Angkor City"
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"Angkor Thom"
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ukirsari

"Thousand peaceful faces of The King"
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