Preah Vihear Temple 4wd Adventures Tour - 5 Days

Preah Vihear Temple 4wd Adventures Tour - 5 Days
Tour Itinerary

Preah Vihear Temple 4wd Adventures Tour - 5 Days.The tour starts and ends in Siem Reap. Preah Vihear 4WD to discover the unseen temples, and hidden treasures along the Mekong River and combine them with soft adventures of kayaking, boat riding, and camping. Discover the ancient temple of Preah Vihear, situated on a cliff in the Dangrek Mountains on the border between Cambodia and Thailand. Drive through scenic landscapes and explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site, which offers breathtaking views and a rich historical significance.

Day 1: Siem Reap – Preah Khan Kampong Svay – Sambor Prei Kuk

We’ll depart from our hotel at 08:00 AM. We’ll leave for the Preah Khan Kampong Svay temple in Kampong Thom province. We’ll provide you with lunch on the road. Upon arrival, we’ll visit the Preah Khan temple, which was the former base of King Jayavarman VII from where he began his expansion outwards and later became the King of the capital of Angkor Thom. We’ll dine and camp out near a man-made reservoir that dates back to the 12th century C.E. And continue to drive to Sambor Prei Kuk, which is Cambodia’s oldest temple site dating back to the 6th century. The site remains remarkably well preserved. Continue to walk along quiet, shady trails from one temple group to another. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Kampong Thom City (Stung Sen)

Included for the day:

Transport: 4WD and driver – 300km

Tour guide: English-speaking guide

Meals: Lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Gloria Hotel (Superior Room) or a similar standard hotel

Day 2: Kampong Thom – Kratie

Breakfast at the hotel.,We drive to Kratie, a small city located on the Mekong Riverside. The journey will take us 4 hours to drive through the countryside road, rice paddies, local farms, and rubber plantations, and take a local ferry to cross the Mekong River. Lunch at the local restaurant in Kratie, and then we take the ferry again to cross to Koh Tong for an overnight in the local house. Koh Trong Island is a peaceful island escape just across the Mekong River from Kratie town. Known locally as the ‘market garden’ of Kratie, Koh Trong Island is home to fruit orchards, friendly locals, and a superb, relaxed island vibe.,On arrival, our guide will arrange the local bicycle or a motorcycle taxi for you to ride and to the village to observe the daily activities of the villagers. Dinner and overnight with the local family at the Khmer Traditional Stilted House.

Included for the day:

Transport: 4WD and driver – 180km

Tour guide: English-speaking guide

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

Day 3: Kratie – Irrawaddy Dolphins – Stung Treng – Koh Han

Early morning at 730 am, we cross the Mekong River by ferry again to the mainland in Kratie for breakfast at the local restaurant. Then we drive along the Mekong Riverside upstream to Prek Kampi to see the dolphins. Enjoy the traditional wooden boat ride for 45-60 minutes to spot the Fresh Water Dolphins in the Mekong River (Irrawaddy Dolphins). And continue to drive to Stung Treng City for lunch, and proceed further north to Koh Han where you will take the boat ride to visit the most beautiful part of the flooded forest in Cambodia Mekong, we will stop at different small islands to swim, so don’t forget to bring the swimming suits with you. Dinner with the local community and overnight in a tent on the island of Koh Han (the tent will be very basic with a matt, pillow, and blanket)

Included for the day:

Transport: 4WD and driver – 160km

Tour guide: English-speaking tour guide

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Adventure Tent

Day 4: Koh Han – Preah Romkel – Laos Village – Koh Ker

Have a delicious breakfast made by the Koh Han local community in the early morning, and then take a 2-hour boat ride upstream in the Mekong River to the Laos border called the Preah Romkel community. The beauty of the flooded forest of the Mekong and the water birds will make your boat trip enjoyable and fun. We will take a quick stop at Laos village, walk through the village and try a cup of Laos coffee before getting to have lunch in Preah Romkel,After lunch, we drive to visit Sopheak Mitt Waterfall, the is one of the biggest waterfalls in the world located on the border of Laos and Cambodia. Proceed to Koh Ker which will take us about 3 hours to drive, we will get a coffee break in Preah Vihear town. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Koh Ker.

Included for the day:

Transport: 4WD and driver – 210km (and boat ride)

Tour guide: English-speaking tour guide

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: I am Koh Ker Resort (standard) or Adventure Tent, or Homestay

Day 5: Koh Ker – Preah Vihear – Siem Reap

At 6.30 am, we visit the Koh Ker temples earlier than others, it will bring us a peaceful atmosphere and a sense of jungle temples. Koh Ker was built in the 10th century and functioned briefly as the Khmer Empire’s capital between 928 and 944 A.D. The style of the Koh Ker temple is different from any other temple in Cambodia and has more of a resemblance to the ancient pyramids of Egypt. Partially overgrown by the forest and inhabited only by birds, this temple and its surroundings are an exceptional experience. Then continue to drive to have lunch at the local restaurant in Saem before we ride the 4WD up to the top of Phnom Danret to visit Preah Vihear temple. Preah Vihear dates back to the beginning of the 11th century. It dominates the plain from its prominent position in the Dangrek Mountains at an altitude of over 700m. The temple is located near the Thai border and was previously occupied by the Thais. It has recently been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Explore this historic temple and take in the sweeping views from the summit over Thailand and Cambodia.,And then, we drive to Siem Reap, and if time permits, we can take a quick stop to visit Ta Mok’s house in Anlong Veng.,Arrive in Siem Reap in the late afternoon, drop off, and end of service. Dinner and accommodation are not included.

Included for the day:

Transport: 4WD and driver – 350km

Tour guide: English-speaking tour guide

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Tour price: Rates vary frequently. Please Contact Us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period, group size and specific touring needs.

 

Tour inclusive of:

  • English Speaking Guide as per itinerary
  • Private 4WD and driver during the trip
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Mineral water during the tour (unlimited)
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Boat rides as per itinerary
  • All ferry riding to cross the Mekong River
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation (twin/double sharing) - 4 nights

Tour exclusive of:

  • Visa fee to Cambodia
  • Accomodation in Siem Reap
  • All flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks during the meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping

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