Phnom Kulen Waterfall Tour Full-Day

Phnom Kulen Waterfall Tour

  • Duration Full-Day
  • Travel Location Siem Reap
  • Tour Style Day Trip Tours
  • Destination Included

    Siem Reap, Cambodia

OVERVIEW

Kunlen mount is situated at north east of Angkor Complex about 50 Km, it takes approximately 2 hours drive up to the hill top with 487 meters height and plateau stretches 30 km long, it is opened for tourists in 1999 by private owned and charged for $20 toll per foreign visitors. The company developed road up to the peak. It is only possible to go up before 11 Am and only possible to come down after midday, to avoid vehicles meeting on the narrow road.

Kulen is considered by Khmers to be the most sacred mountain in Cambodia and it is a popular place for domestic visitors during weekends and festivals. The hill is used as the ancient capital city II in AD 802 to declared himself as god king and announced independence from Java, then giving birth to present day Cambodia.

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What You'll Do

  • Swim in the refreshing and pure water if the Phnom Kulen waterfall
  • Trek along the river and through the lush green jungle
  • Visit the 1000 Lingas
  • Marvel at the Grand Reclining Buddha which was carved on the mountain rock in the 16th century
  • Enjoy an action-packed tour led by an expert guide
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch and dinner back in Siem Riep

What you can expect

Explore the vast plateau of Phnom Kulen led by an expert guide. Phnom Kulen is a serene spot overlooking the plain of Angkor. A beautiful and a sacred place, Phnom Kulen is adorned with 28 ancient temples, and a network of criss-crossing rivers.

Your tour begins in the morning. Your guide will meet you at your hotel. Depart Siem Reap heading north towards Kulen Mountain. This is approximately a 2-hour drive, and along the way you will see the Thousand Lingas River, the Grand Reclining Buddha, and the famous waterfall. Your guide will talk you through the historical and cultural significance of each of these landmarks.

The waterfall of Phnom Kulen is a dramatic sight, tumbling down the rocks. Plunge into the pools and cool-off from the midday sun. This is a great place to pause for a specially prepared picnic lunch.

In the afternoon take some time to relax and visit the Elephant Pool. Afterwards transfer back to Siem Reap and enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. This is a great chance to savor the exciting flavors of the local cuisine, and spend an evening with the friends you have made on the tour.

What is Included

  • Expert guide
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What is Not Included

  • Accommodation
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
 
 

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