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Angkor Wat Sun Rise Full day private Tour

Starting before dawn, We will enter the great temple in darkness from the little-visited eastern side. We continue our journey on foot and creep though jungle path to the north ancient library pool (Angkor Wat is huge, and you know it’s in front of you, you just can’t see it yet). Angkor Wat is world’s largest sacred building and an architectural masterpiece. Your expert guide will lead you through the longest stretch of Bas-relief carvings in the world then you will venture deep into the central Chambers of this truly great temple. After breakfast visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom. The gate, flanked by a row of 54 stone figures on each side was the entrance to the fortified city of Angkor Thom. The Bayon (12th century) we see its beautifully crafted central towers, covered in more than 200 enormous faces then explore the Baphuon and Vimeanakas temple Late morning visit the famous Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King. Afternoon we visit the jungle-enveloped Ta Prohm.

per adult from

$57

NZD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Temple Entrance tickets - USD37.00 per person which is covering all the temples in this itinerary.
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Wat
    • Entry/Admission - Angkor Thom South Gate
    • Entry/Admission - Bayon Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Baphuon Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Terrace of the Leper King
    • Entry/Admission - Ta Prohm Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Terrace of the Elephants
    • Entry/Admission - Phimeanakas
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Angkor Wat, Sangkat Nokor Thum, Siem Reap Cambodia

    Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world. It was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century. As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre since its foundation. The temple is at the top of the high classical style of Khmer architecture. It has become a symbol of Cambodia, appearing on its national flag, and it is the country's prime attraction for visitors. Angkor Wat is a best place to watch Sun Rise. We will enter the great temple in darkness from the little-visited eastern side. We continue our journey on foot and creep though jungle path to the north ancient library pool where we will wait for the Sun Rise (To watch the Sun Rise at Angkor Wat is not just to see only the Sun rises over the 12th Century temple but it would be better to see the Dawn. Angkor Wat is huge, and you know it’s in front of you, you just can’t see it yet). Listening to the explanations of your expert guide then spend time venturing into the central chambers of the temple, where your local guide will reveal the history, myths and stories depicted on the stone bas reliefs (the longest stretch of Bas-relief carvings in the world) then you will venture deep into the central Chambers of this truly great temple. Your knowledgeable guide will ensure that your visit to Angkor Wat leaves you with a rich understanding of the history and purpose of the great temple, and also of the mighty Angkorian civilisation.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Angkor Thom South Gate, Siem Reap Cambodia

    The South Gate is One of the Five gates of Angkor Thom (the Ancient Khmer Empire Capital City). The Gate flanked by a row of 54 stone figures on each side was the entrance to the fortified city of Angkor Thom. It is one of the most popular tourist spots in Angkor Wat area.



    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Bayon Temple, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap Cambodia

    The Bayon is a richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Built in the early 13th century as the state temple of the King Jayavarman VII, the Bayon stands at the centre of Jayavarman's capital. The Bayon's most distinctive feature is the multitude of serene and smiling stone faces on the many towers which jut out from the upper terrace and cluster around its central peak. You'll see its beautifully crafted central towers, covered in more than 200 enormous faces. The temple has two sets of bas-reliefs, which present a combination of mythological, historical and mundane scenes. The outer wall of the outer gallery features a series of bas-reliefs depicting historical events and scenes from the everyday life of the Angkorian Khmer. The inner gallery bas-reliefs depicting the mythological events.



    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Baphuon Temple, Angkor Tom, Siem Reap Cambodia

    Baphuon is located in Angkor Thom, northwest of the Bayon. Built in the mid-11th century, it is a three-tiered temple mountain built as the state temple. The temple adjoins the southern enclosure of the Royal Palace and measures 120 metres east-west by 100 metres north-south at its base and stands 34 meters tall without its tower, which would have made it roughly 50 meters tall. Its appearance apparently impressed Temür Khan's late 13th century envoy Chou Ta-kuan during his visit from 1296 to 1297, who said Bayon was the Tower of Gold and Baphuon was 'the Tower of Bronze...a truly astonishing spectacle, with more than ten chambers at its base.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Terrace of the Leper King, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap Cambodia

    The famous Terrace of the Leper. The U-shaped structure is thought by some to have been used as a royal cremation site. It was built in the early of 13th century under the King Jayavarman VII, though its modern name derives from a 15th-century sculpture discovered at the site. The statue depicts the Hindu god Yama, the god of death.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap 21000 Cambodia

    The jungle-enveloped Ta Prohm (Tom raider temple)– one of the most atmospheric of all temples in Angkor. Ta Prohm was built in the 13th century. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm is in much the same condition in which it was found: the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor's most popular temples with visitors. UNESCO inscribed Ta Prohm on the World Heritage List in 1992. Today, it is one of the most visited complexes in Cambodia’s Angkor region.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Terrace of the Elephants, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap Cambodia

    The 350m-long Terrace of Elephants was used as a giant reviewing stand for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king's grand audience. Some local Khmer residents call “Ancient Khmer Stadium”. It was built in the early of 13th century under the King Jayavarman VII.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Phimeanakas, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap Cambodia

    Phimeanakas (celestial temple) or Vimeanakas built at the end of the 10th century, during the reign of Rajendravarman (from 941-968), then completed by Suryavarman I in the shape of a three tier pyramid as a Hindu temple. On top of the pyramid there was a tower, while on the edge of top platform there are galleries. Phimeanakas is located inside the walled enclosure of the Royal Palace of Angkor Thom.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The guide will wait and meet travelers at their hotel Lobby
    Departure Time :
    4:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Journey2 Angkor

Activity ID: V-257096P6

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