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Stop At: Phnom Kulen National Park, Cambodia
Head up north by car/ van to the sacred mountain for Cambodians called the Kulen Mountain for the 1000s Linga carving under the water stream. This was the birthplace of the Khmer empire which lasted almost 400 hundreds. , Grand Reclining Budha and the Big Water fall. Enjoy taking a bath in the holy water.
Start your trip with hotel pickup by your expert tour guide. Meet at your hotel lobby from 7 am in Siem Reap. Head off to the Kulen mountain. The trip takes about 1 and a half-hours each way. Enjoy a safe ride while enjoying the scenery landscape and simple lives along the way.
Arrive around 9 am to get up to the top of the mountain to explore the river of one thousand lingas, and listen to story of the Linga-Cult. Once you are at the highest point of the area, you will feel why the ancient Khmer king built it on top of the mountain. Continue to witness the reclining Buddha which carved out of a huge rock in 16th century. Walk along the top mountain to the waterfall. You enjoy swimming in this holy water to get blessed by the ancient Khmer kings. Lunch break
Then head down to Beng Mealea temple. Most of the temple’s history remains unknown, but it can be dated by its architectural style, similar to that of the Angkor Wat era. Scholars believe it was built in the 12th century. Today, much of the temple is engulfed by the natural forest surrounding the area making it a great place to explore as you discover this ancient treasure.
Duration: 8 hours