Angkor in Cambodia + Paradise Thailand, 8 days

Baynon temple in Angkor complex
Cultural sightseeing

Tour highlights

  • All important monuments of Bangkok
  • Angkor temple complex in Cambodia
  • Tonle Sap lake boating
  • Paradise beaching on Koh Samui Island
  • Option for number of water sports
  • Reasonable to luxurious options
# Itinerary Program
1 Welcome to Bangkok Upon arrival, meet & greet at the airport then transfer to the hotel. After check in, free & relax on own.
2 City Temple Tour – Royal Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Breakfast at hotel and then sightseeing tour to visit: At first visit to Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then continue to visit Wat Arun, perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn, is one of the best known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. After that, visit to Wat Po, the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, as well as the largest single Buddha image: the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas). The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage Reclining Buddha. Lunch at local restaurant, after lunch, we continue to visit the most famous tourist places in Bangkok, Royal Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace adjoins Wat Phra Kaew in a common compound, and is where you will end up after exiting Wat Phra Kaew. Despite the proximity of the two, there's a distinct contrast in style between the very Thai Wat Phra Kaew and the more European inspired designs of the Grand Palace (the roof being the exception). After this place we back to the hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Bangkok.
3 Bangkok – Siem Reap – Temple of Angkor Morning we transfer you to airport for flight to Siem Reap, home to the famous Angkor Wat, one of the greatest cultural monuments in the world. Siem Reap is a small town filled with resorts and hotels. Its peaceful environment covers all houses which are not allowed to be taller than Angkor towers. You won't have to wait long as you start your Angkor Wat sightseeing right away after landing. Built to honor the Hindu god Vishnu, Angkor Wat took nearly 40 years to complete. Inside the outer walls the structure rises over three levels to a central core topped by five pineapple-shaped towers. Virtually every surface in the maze of chambers and courtyards is richly decorated with low-relief scenes of legends, wars and everyday life, and is enhanced by carvings of nearly 2,000 celestial dancers. It is much more than just sightseeing, it's feeling the wonder of culture, of time, and of the people who created it. Another highlight of the day is the view of the sunset on Angkor from Phnom Bakheng hill, an unforgettable sight. You will have a buffet dinner at a local restaurant with an Apsara Show... the soul of Khmer people. Overnight in Siem Reap.
4 Siem Reap – Angkor Thom & Bayon Temple You have an early wake-up call as your tour guide will take you to Angkor Wat for an amazing view of the sunrise on the tower temples. Remember to prepare your camera for some of the greatest shots ever in your life. Then you will head back to the hotel for breakfast. Today is another day for experiencing great heritages in Siem reap, which has not only Angkor Wat but a lot more. You start with the famous old palace, Angkor Thom (this last capital was indeed a 'Great City' as its name implies, and it served as the religious and administrative center of the vast and powerful Khmer Empire. It was grander than any city in Europe at that time and supported a considerable population as high as one million). Within Angkor Thom are Bayon (the giant stone faces of Bayon have become one of the most recognizable images connected to classic Khmer art and architecture. There are 37 standing towers, most but not all sporting four carved faces oriented toward the cardinal points), Baphoun, Terrace of Elephant, Phemean Akas, Terrace of Leper King. Then head back to Siem Reap Town and visit Takeo, Ta Prom Temple in the afternoon. Overnight in Siem Reap.
5 Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake Breakfast at hotel, visit to the Kravan temple, East-facing brick towers containing unique bas-reliefs of Vishnu and Lakshmi rendered in brick,  SrahSrang, Originally constructed by the same architect that built Pre Rum temple, BanteayKdei, sprawling, largely unrestored, monastic complex in much the same style as Ta Prohm, Visit to the BanteaySrey, one of the smallest temples in the region, BanteaySrey is also one of the most beautiful, showcasing the most exquisite, deep and complex carvings in all Khmer architecture. Lunch at restaurant; visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Take a traditional wooden boat for a ride on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. Overnight in Siem Reap.
6 Siem Reap – Bangkok – Koh Samui After breakfast, take a flight back to Bangkok then catch your next flight to Koh Samui. Arrival at Samui airport, meet and greet and then transfer to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in Koh Samui.
7 Full Day Join Tour Kayaking & Snorkeling Angthong Marine Park After breakfast at hotel, pick up at the hotel and transfer to Lomprayah pier, then check in for taking the equipment and morning meal. (tea, coffee, hot chocolate). Then departure to Marine park, upon arrival and enjoy Snorkeling at Koh Wao (Wao Island), hiking to view point to see the emerald lake and all marine park view. Lunch at Wan Ta Lab Island (Marine Park Headquarter). After lunch enjoy your excellent experience with Kayaking around the Island or hiking to the top of Wau Ta Lab Island or take the sunbath on the beach until time back to Samui Island and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Koh Samui.
8 Koh Samui – Bangkok, Departure  
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