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The Jungle Ruin Temple Koh Ker, Beng Mealea & Bakong Pyramid Temple Tour

Koh Ker Tower


Koh ker is 100 killometres away from Siem Reap.
It was the capital of Khmer Empire, and very unique period in the Age of Angkor. From the time, Khmer capital was first moved to the Angkor area in the late 9th century, it would remain there for almost 500 years. The monuments of Koh Ker are on the road loop around the baray past the most important temple. The monuments available to see are Prasat Pram, Prasat Thom, Prasat Neang Khmau, Linga at Prasat Balang, Prasat Thneng, Prasat Chreng, Elephant at Prasat Damrei.
Bang Melea Ruin
Beng Mealea is a jungle temple covering over one square kilometer. Trees growing firm the broken towers and galleries offer some of the best tree in temple shots aside from Ta Prom. There are some lintel and doorway carvings, there are no bas-reliefs and the carvings are comparatively sparse. When the temple was active, the walls may have been covered, painted or hand frescos.

Bakong TempleBakong represents a prototype of Khmer temple mountains, the first to be built in sandstone. It is also larger and set the style for later ones to come. It was believed to have started by Jayavarman III, doing it in literati. Indravarman I completed the job in sandstone as last big project.
Bakong comprises a massive five-tier pyramid surrounded by chambers, chapels and prasats(towers). It is approached from the east side by a causeway, which leads to the pyramid, the symbolize Mount Meru. The founding of Bakong was documented on a stone tablet, or stalae, which describes the consecration of its linga, called Sri Indresrava, in 881 AD.  The reconstructed pyramid, The five tiers each represent a different realm of nagas, garudas, rakshasas,yakshas and finally maharajas. At the corners of the three bottom tiers are statues of elephants. The fourth tier has small shrines, numbering twelve in total, placed at regular intervals. 

The trip start at 7:00am pass by the local market of Phsa Dam Dek, take a walk a bit with a quick photo,  then  sightseeing to countryside with the daily life of the people, rice field, buffalo and cow on the way to Koh Ker.
 

Tour Duration    :  From 7 am to about  5 Pm

Tour Cost           : US$ 45 /Pax for a minimum of 2 persons (adult). Children less than 13 years discount 50 %.
                          : US$ 40 /Pax for a minimum of 3 to 7 persons (adult). Children less than 13 years discount 50 %.

Price includes     : Air-conditioned Comfortable Car/Van depends on number of Guest.
                             Lunch at Local Restaurant & drinking water.

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Tour Duration    :  From 7 am to about  5 Pm

Tour Cost           : US$ 60 /Pax for a minimum of 2 persons (adult). Children less than 13 years discount 50 %.
                          : US$ 50 /Pax for a minimum of 3 to 6 persons (adult). Children less than 13 years discount 50 %. 

Price includes     : Air-conditioned Comfortable Car/Van depends on number of Guest.
                             Lunch at Local Restaurant & drinking water, and tour guide speaking English.

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