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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 and or its
satellite temples. For
those of you that are short on time, this tour
offers easy road, comfortable travel, low exertion & two excellent destinations.
Travel by 4WD Lexus
car, 15 seater minibus, or 25 seater bus with all
regular trusted & experienced drivers...
240 kms. |
1 : A 7.30am transfer from
your hotel to HC base camp for a tour brief.
Guests travel through the countryside, small villages, local wats and
15 kms past Beng Meleatemple to Svay Leu,
shadow of Kulen mountain on the west .
the location where stone for Beng Meela was quarried, the small
agricultural based market of Svay Leu and the small
monastery to hear
the story of the
White Elephant & to see the small shrine built to honor
him. A coffee stop
This location is littered with abandoned temples and ruins Beyond this is Hidden Cambodia.
From here to Koh Ker Village, we pass
many drilled wells on the main road, donated by
past Hidden Cambodia guests.
An hour later, we arrive at the cross roads for
the town of Seyiong but continue 7kms more ot the
Koh Ker complex with a a total of 118
temples in total. We
Koh Ker Village,
located in its shadow and with a population of 75 families
check in at Hidden Cambodia Jungle Lodge built in 2009.
return to the main complex & 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 now climb the pyramid
temple on a new wooden stairs. We view one
or more temples before retiring for a tasty lunch overlooking
Koh Ker from the lodge balcony.
a short rest 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 numbe rpof wells . 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 out cook 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 such a "Lingapura, the city of
the lingas" and the "Elephant Temple" .
lunch, guests travel to Beng Melea to view this 11th
century but we now encourage guests to visit one its
quieter satellite temples or the very unique and special
Banteay Ampil Temple..
Melea was used as the hunting lodge off Angkor Wat
and also as a resting location for Kings traveling from the old
pre-angkorian capital, the Great Preah Khan over 100km away on
an old Ankorian highway , Route 66. Now very populated with
many visitors during the day , we suggest other options if
guests with to keep away from many other visitors.
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 days.
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.|
add in a school visit and pre arrange with us to buy
simple donated items such as stationery packs, copy
books, medical kits, school bags, uniforms, water
filters etc .
With a cook
guests can tailor the menu in advance.
Guest can tailor
this to their interests such as humanitarian projects carried out by
past guests, farming, life of local people, local
recent history ,
We can cater for up
to 30 visitors for overnight visits to Koh Ker village with alternatives for
accommodation: between our own property, camping and options of
other host homestays
in Koh Ker Village .
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