TWO DAYS TOUR – CELEBRITY TO A CLASSIC WORLD WONDER Morning outing Start the visit with the incomparable TA PROM (AD 1186), The temple looks very much the way most of temples appeared when European explorers stumble upon them. Nature conquering temple. Take a short drive to TA KEO the first to be constructed as mountain temple in the area, employed huge sandstone blocks, left unfinished as the lack of carvings. A quick look at a hospital chapel, and heading for BANTEAY KDEI end the morning at KRAVAN, brick towers with nice interior carvings. Afternoon outing ANGKOR THOM was once the largest city in the end of 12th century with about a million inhabitants and Cambodia dominating most of Southeast Asia; it was the statement of the king Jayavarman VII’s absolute control and power. Enter the city to the DEATH GATE and walk along 8m high laterite wall some 600m to VICTORY GATE. By road to begin a visit at Terraces of the ELEPHANT and LEPER KING. Continue to Royal palace and passingBAPHOUN to finally reach BAYON in the center of the city. The temple that broke the whole tradition of Khmer belief. Sun Set drink at a quiet and beautiful spot we know of. DAY2: Morning outing Experience the early morning at a pre-dawn start to catch the sunrise over the world largest wonder ANGKOR WAT AD 1113-1150. The temple covers an area of about 200 hectares. Lotus-shaped towers symbolize the home of gods. As the temple faces west, one believes that it was built as the tomb, west is the direction of death and setting sun. Optionally climbing uphill BAKENG, a natural temple mountain which offers spectacular view. Afternoon outing Option 1: Travel some 50 mins through the countryside and rice paddies to visit a little gem of BANTEAY SREI AD 967, where the exquisite and abundant detail is more impressive than the mass. The very natural material used a-rose-color sandstone that can be worked like wood. That couldn’t stop in 1923, Mr. Malraux from stealing some pieces. One the way back stop for the visit at BANTEAY SAMRE and PREH RUP. Option 2: Hunter on the great lake, this pleasant outing give you a chance to see FISHING VILLAGE. One will see fishermen and their families who lead lifestyles on the water and from the so-called Floating Village. Tonle sap is the largest fresh water lake in Southeast Asia. As the main source of fishing and agriculture to people who live on the surrounding plain. Nearby is a flooded forest, inundated every year when the lake rises.