Wat Athvea and Phnom Kraom insight - Private Tour

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VDT225072
Private tour
8 Hours
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

Wat Athvea is a sacred site located five kilometres South of Siem Reap town in Northwest Cambodia. The Wat Athvea complex comprises a modern pagoda (Wat Athvea) built next to an ancient temple from the Angkorian period (Prasat Wat Athvea). The Pagoda of Wat Athvea is a contemporary Buddhist temple, located next to the eponymous Angkorian temple. It is a place of worship which is home to a dozen orange-clad Buddhist monks. The monks, from teenage to venerable old men, provides religious services and blessings, as well as counselling, and help the poorest members of the nearby communities. The small temple of Wat Athvea is beautifully located on the way to Phnom Kraom, in a small village with a modern style pagoda next to it. In schedule of this tour you will have an interesting experience and be more healthy when joining cycling activity.

Description

Depart Siem Reap and cycle along the Siem Reap River over dirt roads towards Wat Athvea. Visit the temple, which sits on the grounds of a recently built pagoda. Continue your trip through small rural villages and beautiful paddy fields. In the dry season the fields and paths connecting Wat Athvea and Phnom Kraom are easily navigated and form a beautiful maze of trails. Arrive at Wat Chedei, a modern pagoda situated in the middle of paddy fields. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the grounds of the pagoda. Observe how the monks live peacefully in the midst of the paddy fields and continue cycling to Phnom Kraom. The small trails lead through more paddy fields and small villages where ducks are being kept and pigs are raised. Arrive at Phnom Kraom and climb the stairs that lead to an ancient temple. On the way observe the magnificent views of the Tonle Sap lake and witness the fascinating structure of Chhong Kneas floating village. Transfer back to Siem Reap by private vehicle. Tour ends.

Highlights

  • Maximum of 20 km cycling
  • Siem Reap river
  • Wat Athvea
  • Phnom Kraom
  • Wat Chedei.

Schedule

  • Duration: Fullday tour
  • Departure: Siem Reap
  • Returning point: Siem Reap

Include

  • Private transfers and transportation on tours
  • Local bike
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Picnic lunch as indicated (01 soft drink or 01 mineral water per person)
  • Mineral water and cold towel on car/van/bus

Exclude

  • Accommodation
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tipping/gratuities
  • Travel insurance

From USD
100.00 (per person)

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