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  2. Angkor
  3. Siem Reap
  4. Angkor Wat

Beng Mealea Temple & Kampong Kleang Day Trip

Product ID: 15171
Located some 65km from the town ship of Siem Reap, this grand temple is a must see. Once hidden in the heart of the jungle, improvements to the surrounding roads have just recently made this cultural treasure accessible to the public.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel/Guest House pick-up
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the magnificent Jungle Temple of Siem Reap
  • Walk among the ruins of this ancient treasure
  • Visit the nearby village of Kompong Kleang to see where the sandstone blocks for Bang Mealea were cut from
Full description
Discover the marvelous Jungle Temple of Siem Reap - a hidden treasure.

Off the beaten track and away from typical tourist routes, this temple has only recently become accessible to the public, thanks to the improvement of the roads leading in. An easy day trip from Siem Reap, the Hindu temple, which also depicts some Buddhist motifs, is now easily visible.

Unlike Angkor Wat and other temples in the area, the Jungle Temple has been preserved in its original state. Sandstone blocks, secret passages, hidden archways and fallen galleries all add to the adventure of exploring the ruins.

Your local guide will reveal the history and mysteries of the temple as you tour the magnificent grounds in the heart of the jungle. After you have explored the complex you will then be taken to see the nearby village of Kompong Khleang, and your guide will show you where the sandstone was cut from the mountain and explain how the blocks were transported to the site.

You will then stop for a well-deserved rest and lunch at a Khmer restaurant.

Afterwards, you will take a minivan back to Siem Reap.
Includes
  • Transportation (includes check point fees)
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Qualified Guide

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
Not recommended for participants with back problems.
A moderate amount of walking is involved.
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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Beng Mealea is overrun with tourists!

The tour was sold as rather exclusive, few tourists and more of a solitary experience and accordingly expensive. However, there were extremely many tourists, one car after the other unloaded more visitors. Rather disappointing. However, Kompong Khleang was great, one of the largest lakes in Southeast Asia and practically no tourists. However, the guide for the day spoke almost no English, which made communication difficult. Other tours in Siem Reap were much better there.

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September 4, 2017

Great

The guide was very gentle and nice. I really enjoyed the tour. It was worth it.

December 23, 2016

November 28, 2018

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Product ID: 15171