Most of the temples are located in and around Siem Reap Province, as possible to avoid from crowded. However, more remote temples, it contains magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire. You will enjoy and get a new experience with your private tour to explore the Remote Temple (Beng Mealea and Koh Ker) complex for photography and hearing the history with an expert local guide on hand to provide loads of in-depth knowledge, offer insights and answer any questions you may have.
Entry/Admission - Koh Ker Temple
Cold Water and Tissue
Entry/Admission - Beng Mealea
English Speaking Guide
Temple Ticket Fee
What to Expect
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Beng Mealea, 40 km east of Angkor Wat Cambodia
Beng Mealea is more ruin, kind of environment with piles of fallen stones and dark galleries, oriented toward the east, but have entrance ways from the other three cardinal directions. The basic layout is three enclosing galleries around a central sanctuary, collapsed at present. The enclosures are tied with “cruciform cloisters”, like Angkor Wat. Structures known as libraries lie to the right and left of the avenue that leads in from the east. There is extensive carving of scenes from Hindu mythology, including the Churning of the Sea of Milk and Vishnu being borne by the bird god Garuda. Causeways have long balustrades formed by bodies of the seven-headed Naga serpent.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Koh Ker Temple, RN64 - 2km south KOH KER site entrance and Srayang 100 Km North of Siem Reap Cambodia
Then head off to visit Koh Ker Temple, as the capital of the Khmer Empire, had changed back to the plains north of the Tonle Sap-lake, more temples were built at the site of Koh Ker. Koh Ker was a cult site where Shiva had been worshipped a long time. Also Jayavarman IV was an ardent worshipper of this Hindu god. As later kings changed from Hinduism to Buddhism they gave orders to make the necessary adjustments at their temples. Because of its remoteness, the sanctuaries at Koh Ker were spared from these interventions. On the way you will be able to see the daily life of the people in the villages and enjoy the magnificent countryside.