Day 1: Siem Reap Arrival
Welcome to Siem Reap, the charming gateway to the famed temples of Angkor. You will be greeted by your local English speaking guide, who will accompany you to your hotel for check in. Take a rest form your flight at the hotel or discover Siem Reap on a stroll through its beautiful pagodas and the colorful market on your own. This afternoon, will take you on a journey to get the first glimpse of the legendary Angkor Wat. Built during the rdeign of King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century, Angkor Wat is constructed following the model of the temple mountain symbolizing Mount Meru, the home of the gods. Inside the temple, the walls are covered with stone cavings and bas-reliefs depicting Hindu mythology and the wars Suryavarman II fought during his reign. Angkor Wat is well known for the more than 2,000 Apsara dancers decorating temple. Construction is thought to have take around thirty years of intensive labor. Today, Angkor Wat is figured on Cambodia’s national flag as the temple symbolizes the soul of the Khmer people. Overnight in Siem Reap.