"what you need to know.."
Bike Tours & Terms
Day Tours- Angkor, lake & beyond
Cycle, Camp Tours
Bringing you to the heart of
and Beng Melea Temple 4WD Adventure Tour
2 days , 1 night
Challenge & tour
A taste of a glorious
past in these two magnificent Angkorian complexes and a
fantastic opportunity to visit remote villages and stunning
countryside. Travel on unpaved road in
good condition to tenth century Koh
Ker, ancient capital of the Khmer Empire & Beng Melea. For
those of you that are short on time, this tour
offers easy road, comfortable travel, low exertion
and two excellent destinations.
A 7.30am transfer from
your hotel to HC base camp and a brief of the tour. Guests
travel through the Angkor Wat complex through the countryside, small villages, local wats and
to near Beng Melea temple. Guests continue on to Svay Leu, 15kms
away from Beng Melea to visit their small market and to
buy some local produce.
This marks the last location of a large village and a crossroads
market. Beyond this is Hidden Cambodia.
In Svay Leu,
we visit two locations; the local wat, a Buddhist monastery in
Seyiong, to light josh sticks for good luck and to make
small offering to the monks.
We also stop by to say hello to the
oldest lady in Seyiong
and to bring here a small present of fruit.
Koh Ker complex is located 7 kms away from here, a total of 118
temples in total. We
travel to Koh Ker temple and go direct to
Koh Ker Village,
located in its shadow and with a population of 75 families
Check in at Hidden Cambodia Lodge house .
return to the main complex and start our tour of Koh Ker. Guests
their tour of Koh Ker temple complex with the
stunning outer palaces before entering and standing in front of
Prasat Thom, the main pyramid temple. Guest can no longer climb the pyramid
temple unfortunately. We view one
or more temples before retiring for a tasty lunch overlooking
Koh Ker from the lodge balcony.
a short rest in hammocks away from the heat of the day, Guests
travel to Phum Thmei, a remote village further on in the
jungle where HC guests have built a fourth well. We may
ask guests to assist with water filer distribution for all already
donated items: See
Hidden Cambodia Humanitarian projects. A fantastic evening
dinner is cooked by Choen, our chef who travels from HC base.
Guest overnight in Koh Ker Village, in HC lodge located behind the
temple in the ancient village of Koh Ker or " Borann"
Following a hearty breakfast, we explore either small neighboring
villages or remaining temples.
lunch, guests travel to Beng Melea to view this 11th
This is a very beautiful ruined templewith
overhanging ferns. It was used as the hunting lodge off Angkor Wat
and also as a resting location for Kings traveling for the old
pre-angkorian capital, the Great Preah Khan over 100km away from
Beng Melea. Guests arrive back in good time, 5.30pm to 6pm,
travels with the group to barbeque lunch in Koh KerJungle Lodge and cook
lunch and dinner . Large hampers & a cold box travels with
group with supplies for the two full day
day, 4WD adventure trip includes an
experienced driver and 4WD air conditioned vehicle, all
and transfers, ticket entry and tour of Beng Melea and Koh Ker
temples, Svay Leu, Koh Ker & Phum Thmei villages, 2 lunches, 1
dinner, breakfast , one nights accommodation, water, snacks, road payments & levies,
English speaking HC Guide, local guides where necessary, any local
fees such as road charges and toils, local & tourist
beverages, mixed or soft drinks, hotel incidentals such
as phone calls or laundry
& travel protection insurance.
for one person traveling, US$ 225 per person when two persons
traveling, US $165 per person when 3 persons traveling, US$ 135
per person when four persons traveling. Groups of between 5 and
8 persons can travel by minibus costing from $110 to $130 per person
and between 9 and 14 persons, from $95 to $105 per person.
We can cater for up
to 30 visitors for overnight visits to Koh Ker with alternatives for
accommodation: between the lodge, camping and options of home stays
in Koh Ker .
Copyright © 2002-2013 HCAT