Cambodia

Pagoda Tour in Siem Reap

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Explore the ancient pagodas of Siem Reap
  • Visit the interesting Wat Inkosei and its ancient site
  • See how traditional Cambodian shadow puppets are made
  • Observe monks creating moldings for the pagodas
  • Learn about handmade silk & how it's made

tour details

Siem Reap abounds with historic landmarks and temple ruins that offer a look into its ancient past. We’ll visit Wat Inkosei, built on the site of an ancient Hindu temple, with two ruins still in good condition. We’ll then visit a workshop where traditional shadow puppets, one of the oldest forms of Cambodian entertainment, are made. Next, we’ll head to Wat Bo pagoda, one of the oldest in Siem Reap, where you’ll see its finely painted murals and watch monks as they make the various moldings which adorn the pagodas. From Siem Reap, we’ll head to the district of Puok to the Silk Farm. Here, you’ll learn the different stages of this process of making handmade silk, including the growing of the mulberry trees, silk worm breeding, and training in the ancient craft of silk dyeing and weaving.

tour description

Visit Wat Inkosei built on the site of an ancient temple, which still remains. Visit a workshop where traditional shadow play puppets are made.
Continue to Wat Bo pagoda to view its well-preserved paintings. You will also observe monks making the various moldings, which adorn the pagodas.
Drive from Siem Reap to the district of Puok to the Silk Farm. Learn the different stages of the complex process of producing handmade silk, including the growing of the mulberry trees, silk worm breeding, and training in the ancient craft of silk dyeing and weaving. Return to Siem Reap.

includes

  • Private transportation
  • All entrance fees for the places as mentioned in the program
  • English-speaking locally-stationed guides (guides in other languages are on request and may be subject to supplements)
  • Bottled water and cold towels

excludes

  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditures such as drinks, souvenirs, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
Tour code: REPDSPAG

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