Ta Prohm Temple & Phnom Chisor Mountain - Outside Phnom Penh City Tour
This private full-day tour shows you all facets of Phnom Penh, giving you a taste of grandeur with the stunning, crumbling temples, and a lesson in the arts on a tour of a silk-weaving farm. You'll see all kinds of wonderful, ancient sights, on this walk through the remnants of the Khmer Empire.
- Departure: Phnom Penh
- Duration: Approximately 7 hours
- Meeting time: Approximately 09:00
- Meeting point: At your hotel lobby
- See Phnom Chisor
- Climb to a panoramic viewpoint
- Ride a boat to the Phnom Da and Asram Maha Rosei temples
- Explore the Temple of the Black Virgin
- Visit the Phnom Penh Ta Prohm temple
- Browse the Russian Market
The pick-up time at your hotel varies based on your hotel location and traffic.Pick up and drop off service is available for hotel in city center. If you are not sure where your hotel is please put exact name of your hotel and our team will get back to you with a suggestion.Guests staying outside of city center will be advised an additional surcharge (if any) subject to distance. This surcharge customers to pay on spot to a tour guide or driver.
The itinerary might be subject to possibly change due to weather local conditions without a notice in advance.
Tips for visiting Cambodian Temples
Read a basic history of each temple. This will help you appreciate it more when you see it in person.Wear modest clothing, since all of the ancient temples are active sites of worship. This includes covering your shoulders with sleeves and wearing long pants.
- Entrance fee
- Boat riding
- Guide (English)
- Bottle of water
- Other expense
What are some outdoor things to do in Phnom Penh? Travel outside Phnom Penh city for a day to Phnom Chisor Mountain & more
On this private full-day tour, you experience all facets of Cambodian culture, from golden pagodas and crumbling temples, to bustling markets and silk-weaving villages. The first stop is Phnom Chisor, an 11th-century Khmer temple constructed using bricks and sandstone. Set atop a hill on the Takeo Province, this collection of ancient temples is surrounded by a panoramic view of the countryside. You will embark on an 100-meter climb to reach the top. After exploring Phnom Chisor, you'll visit a silk-weaving village to learn about the intricate process of creating beautiful fabrics. Next stop is Takeo, where you'll get on a boat and glide to the Phnom Da and Asram Maha Rosei temples. Phnom Da is an impressive pre-Angkorian laterite tower. This temple is covered in moss and surrounded by tall trees, giving it a mysterious quality. The Asram Maha Rosei temple is heavily influenced by Indian culture, with domes and sandstone carvings unlike anything else in Cambodia. It is here, surrounded by ancient scenery, that you will have a picnic-style lunch. On the way back to Phnom Penh, you'll stop by the 10th-century temple Prasat Neang Khmao (the temple of the Black Virgin). You'll also see Tonle Bati, a small river with bamboo huts rising from its surface. Next you'll be taken to Ta Prohm (not to be confused with the Ta Prohm in Siem Reap), a small jungle-temple with Hindu bas-reliefs carvings, renowned for their amazingly detailed renderings of famous myths. Inside the temple proper, you can find lingams depicting the god Shiva. The Yeay Peau is a smaller temple you will walk through and, if time permits, your final stop will be the Russian Market. Here, you'll find antiquities, silver and gold jewelry, wood carvings, and many other special souvenirs.
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