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Day Trip to Preah Vihear Temple and Koh Ker UNESCO Site from Siem Reap
"Visit the beautiful temple of Preah Vihear a famous UNESCO World Heritage site near the Thai border in Cambodia. You will depart in the morning from Siem Reap and drive to Preah Vihear by private airconditioned car with English speaking driver. On the way you will make a stop at Ta Mok's house. Ta Mok was a Cambodian but in 1962 the International court ruled that it is part of Cambodia. In 2008 the dispute revived but the general agreement is still that Preah Vihear belongs to Cambodia. After visiting the very interesting site of Preah Vihear we drive to Koh Ker the pyramid temple. It is a temple unlike any other temple you will see in Cambodia. Koh Ker used to be the capital of the Khmer empire and is an importsant historic site. You will visit the pyramid temple as well as a few smaller temples in the are""
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Full Day Koh Ker and Beng Mealea Exploration from Siem Reap
"Interested in jungle-based temples outside Siem Reap where tourism has not yet settled in? Our Koh Ker and Beng Mealea tour brings you deep into the Cambodian countryside and back in time. A region where one still can find remote villages and pristine forests where deer freely roam around. Both temple ruins are quite unique to say the least so those with a sense of adventure and looking for a day trip away from the Angkor temples may have just foun past rice paddy fields and local villages to Beng Mealea temple. Beng Mealea “Lotus Pond” Temple from the early 11th Century was built by Suryavarman II as a Hindu Temple.  Beng Mealea is a temple hidden in a maze of jungle - if there is one temple it is Beng Mealea.  Clambering over large sandstone blocks to reach the inner sanctuary and eerie worship corridor is an exploration to remember.  Architecturally Beng Mealea is noted for its innovative in its time construction of hallways
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Day Trip to Preah Vihear Temple and Koh Ker UNESCO Site from Siem Reap
"Visit the beautiful temple of Preah Vihear a famous UNESCO World Heritage site near the Thai border in Cambodia. You will depart in the morning from Siem Reap and drive to Preah Vihear by private airconditioned car with English speaking driver. On the way you will make a stop at Ta Mok's house. Ta Mok was a Cambodian but in 1962 the International court ruled that it is part of Cambodia. In 2008 the dispute revived but the general agreement is still that Preah Vihear belongs to Cambodia. After visiting the very interesting site of Preah Vihear we drive to Koh Ker the pyramid temple. It is a temple unlike any other temple you will see in Cambodia. Koh Ker used to be the capital of the Khmer empire and is an importsant historic site. You will visit the pyramid temple as well as a few smaller temples in the are""
From $199.00

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The Buddhist Temple

I rented a bike and after 5 minutes or so I found this Buddhist temple. They allowed me to get inside, there were few monks only. Not many foreigners rented bikes, I only saw another one during the...
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Cycle Don Khong

Prices may fluctuate during the seasons, but we rented for 10,000 kip for the whole day. Do not pay more than 15,000 kip.The entire island of Don Khong is 18km x 8km. The road circling the island is...
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Old French Railroad and Bridge

Laos has only had one functional railway in its history. It was installed by the French as a means to ease the passage over the waterfalls along what is not the Cambodian boarder.They railroad could...
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Somphamit Waterfalls

The Mekong meanders around the 4000 Islands and drops into Cambodia along a fairly wide, yet short waterfall. There are several to choose from, but the Somphamit is the easiest to access from Don Det...
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Biggest waterfalls of S.E. Asia: Khonphapheng

On the border of Cambodia and Laos are the Khon Phapheng waterfalls, they are the biggest of S.E. Asia and also a very popular attraction for the locals. The entrance is 10,000 Kip and it is sure...
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Cycling

The large island of Don Khong is easy to go around by bicycle. We only managed to do half the island because of the high temperature (37 degrees). We were everywhere greeted by children and if you are...
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Hire a bicycle, see the sites..

Hire bikes and cycle south along the path, to the southern end of the Island. You'll see the unfinshed railway bridge over to Don Khon. Pass over the road/footbridge to Don Khon, and head towards the...
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Boating

Hire a dug out canoe, and paddle upstream/downstream. Paddling upstream is surprisingly hard, as the current will continually try to push your bow to port or starboard. The best advice is to heave to,...
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Swim and jump

When staying on an island, swimming is a great idea! During the dry season the currents arn't too strong, though swimming against it for long is tiring! This tree was stuck in the bottom near my...
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Visit the beuatiful temple Tham Phu Khiaw

The island of Don Khong has a few temples that can be visited. We found the Tham Phu Kiaw in the small village of Ban Xieng Wang the most beautiful. The buddha is covered in a giant snake!
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"The largest of the Si Phan Don (4000 Islands)"
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"Don Det - It's near Don Khong!"
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"River island in southern Laos."
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"Don Khong - Shhhh...."
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"Rice and fish"
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