Angkor wat

Cambodia Unplugged

Take a walk in the historic temples of Angkor Wat, the reminder of once great Khmer Empire and the largest place of religious worship in the world. It is about 162 hectares. Cambodia has an inspiring history of Buddhist-Hindu rulers and boasts a host of 7th century architecture that is bound to leave you in awe. Modern day Cambodia is a tourist destination albeit unadulterated. We have tailor made a backpacker solo travel experience to visit and wind down in Cambodia.

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Dates: 12th November to 17th November
  • Price: 30,000 INR
  • Start Location: Siem Reap International Airport
  • End Location: Phnom Penh International Airport or Sihanoukville International airport
  • Group Size: 4 to 15
  • Places covered: Siem Reap, Kbal Spean, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville

 

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Siem Reap
  • Day 2: Kbal Spean, a hike to the 1000 lingas
  • Day 3: Angkor Wat (Including the famous Sunrise)
  • Day 4: Phnom Penh City
  • Day 5: Killing Fields, Sihanoukville Jungle party
  • Day 6: Scuba Diving 
  • Day 7: Until we meet again
  • Day 1: Arrive in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Welcome to Cambodia Roamer :) Check into your hotel, relax after the tiring long flight or check out the night market and awesome night life. Hint: Beers start at just ₹40. Get picked up from the airport at 01:30 PM and check in, we will meet in the afternoon at 3 PM. After an initial orientation, we will walk around to explore the nearby area, shopping streets, night markets and later check out the famous crazy nightlife of Siem Reap at a street aptly named Pub Street.
  • Day 2: Kbal Spean Trek and Land Mine Museum
After breakfast we will take a taxi to the north of Siem Reap, Kbal Spean. It is a 2km easy hike to a water body covering 1000 Shiv lingas carved in stone. Not only that, there are magnificent carvings of Hindu Deities around the area and many are hidden, so if you find them, do not forget to click a picture. pastedGraphic.png We will have lunch at Kbal Spean and spend the afternoon under the woods by the water gazing at the magnificent architecture. On our way back to the city, we will stop by the Land Mine Museum. The passionate project of one man Aki Ra who went around with a stick, finding and defusing land mines. Now a Canadian NGO runs the museum, a school and a relief centre. pastedGraphic.png
  • Day 3: Angkor Wat Sunrise and Temple Complex Tour
The crown jewel of Cambodia, Angkor Wat, the temples from the Khmer Empire that ruled modern day Cambodia upto the 14th century. Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the world measuring over 162 hectors. Angkor Wat temple was built in 12th century and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The sunrise here at early morning is a sight not to be missed as tourists and travellers alike start taking places around 5 AM in the complex. We will leave hotel by 4:30 AM to get ourselves a ticket for the complex and wait for the beautiful sky to turn amber and follow the sun as it rises. pastedGraphic.png