The Angkor Temples from Sunrise by Tuk Tuk


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 13 hours

Departs: cambodia, cambodia

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Both hidden behind curtains of green or reaching for the skies, passing the canopy of its jungle landscape, the protected ruins of Angkor unveil something majestic, unbeknownst to those who have not set foot within its parameters.

These encounters can be yours to take up, soak in, and admire from various angles once you opt to head out before the sun rises and watch how stunning a day inside Angkor commences. Adding some authentic transportation flavour to the journey, getting around by tuk tuk entices even the most seasoned traveller.


What's Included

1 Day Angkor pass

A full-day tour with a professional English-speaking guide.

All entrance and donation fees for visits as mentioned in the description

Transportation by open-air tuk tuk with professional driver.

What's Not Included

Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point

Hotel accommodation in Siem Reap

Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees

Transfers from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations

Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 80

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • In the event of no-show or change of accommodation without prior consent and confirmation from us within 24 hours may result in the applicable cancellation charges as outlined in the terms and conditions.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying in and inside Siem Reap. Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside this area such as Tonle Sap, Koh Ker, Banteay Srei and Siem Reap International
  • Some of the Angkor sights temples and palaces (such as the Baphuon) uphold a very strict dress code: it is essential that you dress appropriately during this excursion by wearing clothes that cover shoulders and fall below the knees. Customers wearing shi
  • This tour is operated on full private basis with English-speaking guide. Other languages are on request / subject to availability and supplementary charges may apply
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • We will do all possible to comply with any dietary requirements during this excursion; it may not always be possible to confirm your wishes in advance based on the choice of local restaurant
  • Lunch is excluded on this full-day (own arrangement).
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guests are advised that some walking is required during this excursion; we always ensure that we take the most comfortable ways from the entrance of the sight to the sight itself
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • It the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any dam
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • To avoid any issues pertaining obtaining an arrival visa at the airport, please ensure that your passport contains at least two empty pages. Failure to do so may result in not gaining entrance into the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour; Nat

Cancellation Policy


What To Expect

Angkor Wat
Your guide and tuk tuk drive welcome you in the early morning at your booked hotel in Siem Reap and head to the main gate of the Angkor temples and make your early morning stop to see the sunrise. Arguably the largest religious building in the world, with a volume of stone equalling that of the Cheops pyramid in Egypt, it is unlike all the other Khmer temples in that it faces west. Its symmetrical towers are stylized on the modern Cambodian flag. Conceived by Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat took an estimated 30 years to build.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Angkor Thom
You return to your hotel for breakfast, and we move back into the Angkor temples to admire some of the other inspirational temple ruins that define Angkor and make it a proud member of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Via the South Gate, we visit Angkor Thom. The Great City of Angkor Thom is one of the central points within the whole Angkor Complex, which was probably more opulent than most European cities in the late 12th century. This ten square kilometres city is enclosed by an eight-meter high wall and encircled by a hundred-meter long moat said to have been inhabited by fierce crocodiles.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Bayon Temple
We continue to the Bayon and the Preah Khan Temple before lunch. The Bayon is a 12th-century masterpiece that lies at the very centre of Angkor Thom City and is an archaeological wonder of symmetry and grandeur. The exterior gallery walls have extensive bas-reliefs but the main features are the towers, each with 3 or 4 gently smiling faces, over 200 in total.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Preah Khan
Continue to Preah Khan, "The Sacred Sword", an extensive monastic complex covering over 56 hectares built by the Khmer King Jayavarman VII as a monastery and teaching complex.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Ta Nei Temple
Your three-wheeled motorized vehicle takes us to the Ta Nei Temple and the Tao Keo temple near the Eastern Baray. Both are lesser-known, yet as interesting as all the other temple ruins.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Ta Prohm
Finally, the Ta Prohm was built by Jayavarman VII as a shrine to his mother and is another must-see. While clearing back the forest, it was decided to leave them in place to serve as a reminder of how the original discovers found it and other temples.

Your tuk tuk waits at the Eastern Gate and brings you back in comfort back to your overnight address where you will arrive at around 6 pm.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

A Wonderful Day
Jean_B, 23-03-2020
We were picked up on time and our guide was excellent. We saw a beautiful sunrise then had breakfast at a small cafe opposite Angkor Watt before entering into the historical area. Our guide was charming and very knowledgable. We came away from Angkor Watt better informed and much more appreciative of this wonder of the world
Best tour - a great experience
Alexicutza, 28-10-2019
Being picked up at 5am can be a bit rough but definitely worth it when you see the amazing sun rise over the temple. Our tour guide took us to a perfect viewing location and we were very lucky to see the sunrise with very few tourists around us.
This is the best way to experience the beautiful temples.

Our guide was fantastic. He really knew a lot of history and could answer any question we had on Cambodia. We saw all the important features of the temples and learned about the history. There were 4 of us so we had 2 tuk tuk's and the guide switched from one tuk tuk to another so everyone can take advantage of his knowledge. As being a private tour we had the option of choosing where to spend more time and how. The guide was nice to take us a second time to Angkor Wat upon request so we can capture some more pictures of the temple in daylight. Because of this me and my group highly recommend this tour.
Excellent Sunrise Tuk Tuk Tour
471kathip, 05-05-2019
What a great way to experience the beautiful temples. You start at 5am with a pickup from your hotel in a Tuk Tuk (a motorcycle pulling a trailer with comfy seats and a roof). By 5:40 we were positioned outside the main temple, Angkor Wat, to watch the sun rise behind it. It was really beautiful. Our guide made sure we were standing in just the right spot for great pictures. We then went to a restaurant to borrow their tables to eat our hotel boxed breakfast (which unfortunately consisted of several forms of bread products and a small orange - recommend you ask your guide if you can buy a breakfast of local foods in the complex rather than eat the boxed breakfast). The other option is to return to your hotel for breakfast but then you lose much of the cooler morning temperatures for your tour.

Our guide Shokeit (sp?) was fantastic. He really knows his history and can answer pretty much any question you might have regarding Cambodian history and politics. He showed us all the important features of each temple and explained the history behind each one very thoroughly. I can’t imagine wandering around the enormous complex on your own. You would miss so much and it would take 2 to 3 times as long. Our Tuk Tuk driver was great and always waiting for us with fresh cold bottled water and cold towels. I highly recommend this tour.
The best way to see Angkor
matthalltx, 19-04-2019
My girlfriend and I did the tuk tuk tour at sunrise and were so glad that we did. Tuk tuk’s seemed like the ideal way to cover a lot of ground quickly and effortlessly and we found ourselves appreciating the fact that we were not crammed into a bus or, god-forbid, roughing it on a bicycle and on foot in the heat and humidity. Our guide, Sochet (sp?),
Full day tour of Angkor Wat
615martyp, 29-12-2019
We had a wonderful informative tour with our guide Maow. We learned a lot about the history of this fantastic temple or should I say city of temples and took some amazing photos from sunrise to the early afternoon. I would recommend this company to others looking for an informative English-speaking guide.




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