This morning, visit Angkor Wat, one of the most important religious monuments in the world, with a renowned Local Expert Khmer Scholar. Take a stroll through the elaborate carved hallways of Angkor Wat as the Khmer empire is brought to life through the scholar's explanations of the various stories contained in each of the bas reliefs and murals. Later head to nearby Angkor Thom the ancient royal city of the Khmer Empire with its centrepiece; the Bayon Temple. Continue to the Terrace of the Elephants, which served as a platform from where the King could welcome back his victorious army. Make a stop for lunch at a local Khmer Restaurant before taking a guided walk around the fascinating corners of the Old Town of Siem Reap. Visit Artisans d'Angkor, for a Unique Insight into the training school and shop which creates job opportunities for young people living in rural areas, while at the same time reviving traditional Khmer craftsmanship. Cross picturesque Siem Reap River to Wat Damnak, a living temple, and receive a special blessing from one of the monks, which includes the tying of a blessed string around the wrist. Walk back across the Pedestrian Bridge to the Old Market and be lead through the maze of undercover stalls selling fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and household goods as well as an array of local handicrafts and souvenirs.
Buffet Breakfast, Lunch