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A Glimpse of Angkor Wat at Sunrise

Visit Angkor Wat at sunrise is an optimal experience. Wake up early at around 4:30am prepare yourself and stuffs for the trip. Be sure that your battery is fully charged and your camera is with you too.
As the temple opening time is at 5:00am, you need to buy Angkor Wat ticket the day before at the official Angkor Wat Ticket booth. Your local hosted guide or driver shall be available for the job, and they will ensure a memorable Angkor Wat sunrise and the experience today of the boat trip on the shore of the lake.

Highlights

  • Cycle in the Baltic states through three countries
  • Explore three fascinating capital cities
  • Visit the fairytale Trakai castle
  • Inclusion:
    • Local escorted guide, conduct in English as general. Other languages are available upon request, however, the extra charge is varied;
    • Private vehicle, 1-2 pax by car, 3-6 will operate by minivan, 7-13 by coaster;
    • VIP breakfast boxes shall be served after sunrise, but not at the temple;
    • Boat cruise to floating village and tour around to the shore of the lake;
    • Ox cart ride experience in the village after the visit of the lake;
    • Opportunity to visit artisan d'Angkor;
    • The visit of the main highlight temple in the afternoon till 16:30 approximately;
    • Pure drinking water and refreshing towels during the tour;
    • Travel insurance for this 1 day trip;
    • Taxes.
  • Exclusion:
    • Temple ticket, to be bought at own account (1 day pass = USD 37.-, 2-3 days pass = USD 62.-);
    • Light cooking class, to be on extra charge as specified on the program;
    • Personal expenses, ie. drinks and others are not mentioned on the inclusion.

A GLIMPSE OF ANGKOR WAT AT SUNRISE / 1 DAY TRIP

Wake up and pick up transfer from the hotel at 04:30am:

Pick up and transfer to Angkor Wat, and walk through the floating causeway (the original causeway is under preservation), then up to the outer enclosure wall and pay respect to God Visnu. Come a close to the pond where you will wait for the sun to come up.
At around 06:00 or 06:30am, the sun will rise up and prepare yourself with camera and enjoy the moment during the dawn. Then come out of the temple gate, follow breakfast boxes which are ready delivered and reserved for you on spot at the restaurant nearby. Catch up the surrounding environment and enjoy the beauty of the early morning atmosphere and gaze at the temple. As the temple is set to the west, afternoon is the best for the visit and photography.

After breakfast, proceeding your trip to an enjoyable boat ride around the fishing floating village Tonle Sap (boat trip takes approximately 1.5 hours (October-February) and longer to 2 hours when the water turns lower March to August. Cruise around the shore of the lake and visit the floating houses, schools, hospital and farms of fish, crocodiles, are all moored on the lake and moveable following the level of the water.
Your cruise trip will finish at around 10:00am, return back town, you are invited for an authentic experience with the local traditional transport, “Ox-Cart ride” for about 15 minutes in the village.
After this rafting experience, you will have the opportunity to visit artisan d’Angkor, the centre for training and giving skill to the young rural Cambodian. Take your tour around with the local guide who will present you the activities in the centre and you will also have your time for handicraft for your own souvenir.

Back for lunch on your own account, or choose the course of “a light cooking class which selected for you to have additional experience about cooking of the local food with Khmer Chefs”. The course costs around USD 15.- each for cooking and eating from your own dishes you have prepared.
Afternoon, at around 2:00pm, start your visit of Angkor Wat – the world heritage of best of its architectural greatness. Stay here till 4:30 pm and return back to your hotel for refreshment!
End of your tour today !

* Note:
On the light cooking class, for well preparation of the course, the reservation of this service is required the booking and confirmation for at lease one day before.

    • Visas

      UK passport holders do not need visas for this trip. Other nationalities should check with the relevant embassies.

    • Vaccinations

      No vaccinations are obligatory.

    • Eating and Drinking

      All breakfasts are included throughout.
      Croatian Cuisine is influenced by Central Europe and Italy. On the mainland, there will be a variety of grilled meats. As we make our way to the Adriatic Sea and Istria, various risottos, octopus and other salads will appear on the menu.

    • Weather

      Croatia boasts one of the sunniest climates in Europe, and some regions are notoriously free from rain. We generally travel off-season, so you should expect some variation in temperature and possibly some rainfall. Temperatures can be high, particularly on the July departures and can reach the mid to high 30s.

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    Varied landscape, interesting cycling, great food.

    Rated 5 out of 5
    September 22, 2020

    This trip shows the lesser known parts of Croatia – Zagreb, the Istrian and plenty of pretty small towns and villages. Dipping in to Slovenia is a great addition too, broadening the experience and contrasting mountains with the sea. Some challenging sections of cycling make it all the better, adding a sense of achievement to the whole experience.

    Vireak

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