Bayon Temple & Angkor Wat for Sunset
Begin your day with the visit of Angkor Thom (“Large City”), the last capital of the Khmer Empire (late 12th – early 13th Century, Jayavarman VII): Stroll through the expansive setting and visit the most varied historical highlights: From the South Gate to the Terrace of the Leper King, the famous Bayon with its spectacular giant smiling Buddhas, the nearby temple-mountain of Baphuon, the Royal Enclosure with the Phimeanakas temple and the Terrace of the Elephants. (Approximately 2 to 4 hours visit)
Break & lunch at the hotel (15 min. ride) or lunch at a nearby local restaurant.
In the afternoon, experience the world famous magnificent Angkor Wat Temple (early-mid 12th century, Suryavarman II) originally dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. This impressive temple-mountain is considered the masterpiece of Khmer architecture and sculptural art. It is the pride of the Kingdom.
After admiring the unequalled bas-reliefs and searching for the uniquely enigmatic Apsara smiles, climb to the top of the shrine and delight at looking at the sunset. (Approximately 2 hours visit)