Two day explorer experience Jaya Explorer
Explore the incredible ancient Angkorian Temples and discover the beauty and mystery of Cambodia, and the Khmer empire.
Your morning starts with a tuk tuk ride to the words largest religious monument Angkor Wat. Lead by a wonderful local guide the stories of the temples will be brought to life. Discover the history of the Khmer Empire as you explore this incredible temple.
We journey on to the ancient city of Angkor Thom where your guide will lead you though back gates and onto the ancient city walls. Take a short stroll through the jungle along the walls that surround the temples within Angkor Thom. From here you will start to explore some of the amazing temples within the walls, including the stunning Bayon and famous elephant terrace.
Under the shade of sprawling trees a hot picnic lunch is served overlooking the moat of Angkor. Enjoy a delicious hot Khmer lunch, while sitting on mats and soaking up the atmosphere of the Angkor Archeological Park.
We journey on to the stunning temple of Ta Prohm overrun with tree gcadmins. Your guide will take you through this beautiful temple and help you to capture some of those iconic photographic moments of temple and tree locked in silent battle.
Departing Siem Reap early we journey to the village of Kompong Khkeang. Sitting on the incredible Tonle Sap Lake this is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the life of a typical Cambodian fishing village. Homes tower on stilts, some 10 meters high and others float past you, following the path of the monsoon waters. This is an authentic experience and a chance to witness some of the incredible daily activities on the lake.
Return to hotel or town for lunch – at your leisure.
At 3.30pm you will be transferred from town to a local village on the outskirts of Siem Reap. After a short walking tour through a local village, experience a traditional cooking class with a maximum of eight people. Learn a little of the herbs used to create the authentic Khmer flavours, prepare a cocktail with a Khmer twist, and then cook up a storm all the with help of a knowledgeable local guide and chef. Your experience includes three courses, and a Khmer cocktail. Enjoy your creation in a thatched pavilion surrounded by bamboo flares.
$134 per person plus VAT for 2 days
(based on 2 pax)