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Siem Reap has probably one of Asia's smallest international airport and you will find it easy and quick to get your passport stamped.
Did you know that every hand gesture holds different meaning in Angkorian cultures? In a 2-hour comprehensive visit at the Angkor Wat with a local Khmer scholar, you will enjoy the chance to delve in his wealth of knowledge and years of studying on Khmer and Cambodian history.
After the visit of Angkor Wat, you must have gained some certain prespectives for what to come next at Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm and Bayon Temple.
By far, you have completed the first loop of the grand Angkor Wat Complex, which is also the essence for this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In Angkor Wat Complext, the Hindu god Visinu has his great share of temples dedicated to himself and yet Bantey Srei, which was built to worship Shiva, is considered as the jewel of Angkor Wat. The small yet exquisite temple contents a main sanctuary and additions built by pinkish sandstone. Your visit at this site will be highlighted with the extraordinary carvings and stories behind.
Have a simple lunch at a homestay's restaurant and get to Beng Meala. With the main body hidden in woods for ages and with potentail threats of undiscovered landmines, it is very recent that this site began to draw attantion (of course landmines were all removed). Later, learn about the life story of Aki Ra and landmines at Cambodia Museum of Landmine.
Get back to the town after the tour and attend an Apsara Dinner Show at Angkor Village Hotel.
Life in Siem Reap is so much more than just temples. Today we will drive out of Siem Reap and visit Prek Toal Floating Village.
There are 300 some families living in this quiet village and mostly Khmer. Along your boat journey where you will witness the portraying life on the lake such as:schools, shops, karaoke, a church – everything is built on rafts with only the village Wats and different more of their livelihoods beside from fishing.
Your visit at this village will focus on a charity project called " Saray Water Hyacinth Handicraft Project" where local women support their families by making handicrafts. Attand at this project, you can also try it out under instruction.
When you are back in town, you will have a 1-hour foot massage at a local parlor.
Free time till your departure flight. You will have a smooth ride to the airport. Say goodbye to this amazing country.
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