In the morning, we’ll leave take the 60km or so drive out to Beng Mealea. Here, you’ll spend the morning exploring the ruins of the “unrestored temple”. After lunch, we’ll then drive to Kampong Khleang, one of the four floating villages on the Tonle Sap Lake.
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Prices & Inclusions
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Prices are per group and NOT per person.
1 – 3 PAX (Car) = $148.50 USD
4 – 8 PAX (Minivan) = $185.90 USD
9 – 15 PAX (Minibus) = $273.90 USD
16+ PAX = Contact Us
English Speaking Tour Guide
Boat Ride Fee
Floating Village Fee
Beng Mealea Ticket ($5)
Food & Drinks
We’ll start the tour around 8:00 o’clock in the morning after you’ve had breakfast. We’ll have a quick introduction and then start the drive 60km drive out to Beng Mealea temple. This temple isn’t as popular as the temples at Angkor, but it’s definitely worth the visit. It’s known as the real jungle temple because the jungle has, quite literally, taken over. There are trees and vines growing throughout the structure of Beng Mealea.
The temple also has a fascinating history as it was built in the style of Angkor Wat and dedicated to Vishnu. It’s believed that it was built around the same time as great temple at Angkor as it features similar carvings of apsaras on the walls.
Your guide will take you through the ruins and explain the history of the temple to you. Moreover, you’ll get to explore the grounds around the temple and keep cool under the cover of the trees.
When we’ve finished exploring the temple, we’ll stop for lunch at a nearby local restaurant. You can also take the opportunity to buy a few gifts.
After lunch, we’ll take the 50km drive to Kampong Khleang floating village which is located on the banks of the Tonle Sap lake. Kampong Khleang is one of the least visited floating villages and more remote than the others. It is also the largest of the fishing communities and around ten times the size of Kampong Phluk.
The village is a fantastic place to visit in both the rainy and the dry season. In the dry season, you’ll see the homes sitting nearly 10m in the air on top of stilts. In the rainy season, the area floods and the homes will be just a meter or two above the water level. The whole village is then “floating” on top of the Tonle Sap.
You’ll get to see how the local villagers have adapted their way of life to fit their surroundings. The whole village is on top of the water including homes, schools, clinics, and shops. You can also explore the area around the floating villages and take in the wonderful view.
When we’ve finished with Kampong Khleang, we’ll make the journey back to Siem Reap town where we will drop you back to your hotel or at any other location in Siem Reap town.
Why Book This Tour?
If you’re looking to get out of Siem Reap town and get a little of the beaten track, then this is definitely the tour for you. Most people who book this tour will have a few days in Siem Reap and combine it with a trip to Angkor Wat. It’s common to do one of the popular Angkor Tours on the first day and then see Beng Mealea on the second day.
This is also a popular tour with guests who are looking to visit the Tonle Sap lake. Kampong Khleang is one of the floating villages and it’s one of the most remote floating villages which visitors get to see during their stay. This is one of our most popular tours.
Each person will require an entrance ticket for Beng Mealea. The cost of the pass is $5 per person and it isn’t included in the price of the tour.
Guests are reminded that there is a strict dress code and guests must cover their shoulders and knees when entering the temples. Read more about the rules for visiting the temples.
The tour includes the cost to enter the floating village and the cost of the boat ride.
It’s common for guests to combine this tour in a two or three day package. If you’re looking to explore the temples at Angkor Wat on the first day, then you might want to consider combining this tour with one of our most popular tours:
Terms and Conditions
After you complete the booking form, we will contact you to make the arrangements and confirm the booking.
No deposits are required for most bookings. You can pay the guide after the tour ends. For larger groups and in some circumstances, a deposit may be required.
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