After breakfast you will transfer to the local market of Siem Reap. The local market is full of fresh fish, meat, vegetables and fruit; here you can observe traditional ways of life and meet many friendly local people.
Continue to visit the Angkor National Museum, this world class museum introducing the profound cultural landmarks of Siem Reap spreads over 20,000 sq.m and reveals the legends of the Golden Era of the Khmer empire. The museum is a landmark providing complete facilities and recreation services for both tourists and the local community.
Enjoy lunch time at a unique community-based tourism site that offers a genuine surrounding and the chance to immerse you into the real atmosphere of Cambodia’s countryside.
After lunch, explore Banteay Srei (known as the Women citadel), a smaller temple which nevertheless stands out for its ornate red sandstone design.
On the way back, stop to visit the Butterfly Garden where you can see and touch to thousand butterflies. This was started to help the ecology and stimulate the local people to think about the environment and hence creating work opportunity. You can walk in the enclosure, and you can see how the process starts with a caterpillar. This place offers a slice of peace and tranquility between temple visits. It is fun to learn the names of the species that we’d been seeing on our hikes around the temples. You are able to sit for a short while after the tour, just enjoy the environment and a cool drink surrounded by the butterflies.
Finally, find what may be the most memorable image of your trip to Cambodia at Pre Rup, with a spectacular sunset view over the Angkor Archaeological Park.
The last dinner in Siem Reap is well served at a fusion themed contemporary restaurant for the whole group. The restaurant has a trendy garden lounge bar where you can unwind while listening to selected music, after dinner and hangout for the last night here.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: The Aviary Hotel – Tailorbird Standard Room