Banteay Srei and Kbal Spean
- Visit Banteay Srei – Citadel of the Women, the only major temple that was not built by a monarch and was dedicated to the Hindu God.
- Stop at nearby Kbal Spean which is covered by a thick forest offering beautiful views over the surrounding plains.
Depart for Banteay Srei, the only major temple that was not built by a monarch. It was constructed in the 10th century and was dedicated to the Hindu God - Shiva. Banteay Srei translates to “Citadel of the Women” and is one of Angkor’s most significant structures.Continue a short drive to Kbal Spean, which translates to “Bridge Head”. From the entrance it is an easy 3 kilometre hike up to the hill passing through a thick forest offering beautiful views over the surrounding plains. On top you will find a river with many rocks under the surface holding inscriptions and Hindu statues referred to as lingas which date back to the 11th century. Drive on for lunch in a traditional Cambodian restaurant before returning back to Siem Reap mid afternoon. In the rainy season the route may be slippery and good footwear is advised.
- Availability: Morning
- Suggested time: 08:00
- Duration: 4 hours
- If you wish to swim in the waterfall swimming gear is advised
- Private transfer
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee
- Water and tissue.