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Angkor Wat 2D with Prek Toal Reserve
Tour Duration: 2 days / 1 night.
Tour Operates: all year round / on demand.
Number of Pax: upon the size of your private party (private tour only).
Tour Price: available upon request.

Pick-up location: available upon request.
- a hotel in Siem Reap.
- upon arrival in Siem Reap airport.
- upon arrival in Siem Reap bus station.
- upon arrival in boat pier in Chong Kneah floating village.
- any residences in Siem Reap.
Pick-up time: available upon request.

Drop-off location: available upon request.
- a hotel in Siem Reap.
- Siem Reap airport.
- Siem Reap bus station.
- pier for speed boat in Chong Kneah, Tonle Sap Great Lake.
- any residences in Siem Reap.
Drop-off time: available upon request.

DAY I - PREK TOAL BIRD SANCTUARY AND PHNOM BAKHENG HILL SUNSET
Siem Reap - is the provincial capital of Siem Reap province. This small town crossed by a river coming from the Kulen Mountain is the gateway for the visit of the Angkor Park which is over 40 km2 and is home of more than 100 temples dating from the 9th to 13th century.

PREK TOAL RESERVE - The bird sanctuary at Prek Toal core area of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve is called "The single most important breeding ground in South-East Asia for globally threatened large water birds". The Biosphere covers 31,282 hectares at the north-west tip of the Tonle Sap Lake and plays host to species including Greater and Lesser Adjutants, Black-headed Ibis, Painted Stork, Milky Stork, Spot-billed Pelican, Grey-Headed Fish Eagle and many more species of the three Biosphere core areas on the Tonle Sap Lake, Prek Toal is the most accessible from Siem Reap and the most popular with birdwatchers. 

The best time of year for viewing is the dry season when flocks of migratory birds congregate at Prek Toal. As the dry season progresses and the water recedes, the number of bird is increased but travel to some of the more important viewing areas becomes more difficult. A day trip is commended to visit the bird sanctuary with early departure. 

Aditional bird found there
Indian cormorant, Spot billed pelicans, Greater adjutant, Oriental darter, Milky stork, Maroon oriole, Masked finfoot, Spot billed pelican, White souldered ibis, Sarus crane, White wingded duck, Palecapped pigeon, painted stork, Grey headed fish eagle, Greater hornbill, Viltures, Brown wood owl, Coral billed ground cuckoo, Spot throated babbler, Black eagle, Comb duck, Bengle florican, Manchurian reed warbler, Giant ibis, Small toothed palm civet, greater hornbill SPF, Orange necked partridge, Asian golden weaver, Small pratincole, Oriental pied hornbill, Black headed woodpecker.

Tour begins
At 05h00am beginning from picking you up at your hotel in Siem Reap (B, L). 
Transfer to Chong Kneah floating village dock at the shore of Cambodia’s great Lake of Tonle Sap. Upon arrival, get on board a small boat cruise for an hour across Tonle Sap Lake to the floating village of Prek Toal situated on the Sangkae River, 4km from the lake shore. Breakfast on boat or at Prek Toal village. 
Continue by smaller boat with ranger to bird colony, spent bird-watching from a wooden boat and watching towers in the flooded forest. Prek Toal is one of the largest concentrations of water birds in South-East Asia with Spot-billed Pelican, Painted and Milky storks, Asian Open bill, Greater and Lesser adjutants among the species that can be seen.

Lunch on Board
A typical lunch of fresh fish will be served in the middle of the seasonally inundated forest.
Return to Siem Reap around about 5pm after a visit to the small GECKO (Global Environmental Chhong Kneah Office) visitor centre if the water level allows. Note that this itinerary may vary depending on local conditions at Tonle Sap.

Return to Siem Reap after watching sunset at Phnom Bakheng Hill. Dominating the flat landscape, this 10th Century mountain temple is the most popular spot in the area to watch a classic sunset over Angkor Wat and the surrounding forest.
Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.

DAY II - ANGKOR WAT, ANGKOR THOM, BAYON, TAPROHM AND SMALL CIRCUIT
ANGKOR WAT SUNRISE (OPTIONAL)
 - at 5am, pick-up for viewing the picturesque sunrise at Angkor Wat.
Breakfast option available for either:
- Wake-up call and breakfast to be ordered at your hotel reception and carried with for sunrise
- Return to hotel for breakfast and start the tours again

ANGKOR THOM CITY COMPLEX
 - in the morning, after breakfast at your hotel, transfer to visit the Great City of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire under the reign of Jayavarman VII. This city is surrounded by an 8 m high wall; each side of the city is 3 kilometers long. It draws a perfect square you access this town through 5 gates, 4 of them represent the cardinal points and the 5th one the Victory Gate was the one leading directly to the Royal Palace Area.

You will arrive via the South Gate, an impressive stone gate carved with Elephants and 4 giant faces. On each side is a row of 54 gods or demons holding the sacred Naga snake. 

After passing through the South Gate, you will go down along this shady road to the Bayon temple. This temple lies exactly in the center of the city. The particularity of this monument is the 54 towers representing the 54 provinces of the then Great Khmer Empire. Each tower has 4 faces. This is the only temple in Cambodia depicting scenes of the everyday life at the time of the empire.

From the Bayon continue by walk to the Baphoun recently re-opened to the public. There you will pass by the Phimeanakas the location of the Royal Palace. The only remaining are a pond and a temple. The palace was made of wood and did not survive the time and the wars.
Then continue to the Terrace of the Elephants. This Terrace was the place where the parade was done for the king. Next is the Terrace of the Leper King, depicting the water world.

TA PROHM OVERGROWN TEMPLE - continues transfer to Ta Prohm - one of the most popular temples of the Angkor Complex. This temple was built in the memory of the King Jayavarman VII’s mother. When found by the French conservators at the end of the 19th century, they deliberately left this temple in the same condition as it was discovered, overgrown by strangler fig and silk-cotton trees, giving the temple a mystical and romantic appeal. 
Your visit will also include Banteay Kdei, a Buddhist monastery from the late 12th century, and Srah Srang, also known as the “pool of ablutions”, the identical twin temples of Tommanon and Chaosay Tevoda and Krovan temple.

Lunch at local restaurant.

ANGKOR WAT - in the afternoon, visit the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat, built by Suryavarman II in early 12th century. Angkor Wat is constructed following the model of the temple mountain symbolizing the mount Merou, home of the gods, considered as the masterpiece of the Khmer architecture. This Vishnuite temple is the King’s funerary temple that is why the temple is oriented to the west. Inside the temple the walls are covered by carvings and bas-reliefs depicting the Hindu mythology and the wars Suryavarman II made during his reign. As well Angkor Wat is well known for the 1800 Apsara dancers decorating the all temple. But like most say, it takes a life time to discover all the wonders of this temple.

Then it's time for shopping at the Artisans d'Angkor, where you can observe young Cambodians being trained in the making of traditional crafts.

Return and drop off at your requested location:

- a hotel in Siem Reap.
- Siem Reap airport.
- Siem Reap bus station.
- pier for speed boat in Chong Kneah, Tonle Sap Great Lake.
- any residences in Siem Reap.
TOUR ENDS

DETAILED PRICE
- Guide fee + transportation fee = (upon request).
- Angkor passes: USD20 per adult and is free for children below 12 year-old.
- Private boat cruise to Prek Toal fishing village and bird sanctuaty at Tonle Sap Great Lake = (upon request).

INCLUSIVE

- Tours and transfers as mentioned in itinerary by private luxury air-condition vehicles.
- Local English speaking guides.
- Entrance fee for mentioned visit.

EXCLUSIVE
- Accommodation, please contact us!
- Meals as mentioned in itinerary.
- Visa fees $30 (issued on arrival, please bring 1 photo passport size to visit your Cambodia visa), but it is free for Asian nation travelers.
- Drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips and expenditure of a personal nature.
- Personal travel insurance.
- Any services not mentioned in itinerary.

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