Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour – A Full-Day Exclusive Journey of Discovery
In the tranquil embrace of Beng Mealea Siem Reap, ancient towers stand adorned with silk-cotton trees and sprawling vines.
Here, in this 12th-century marvel, the hawks’ calls resonate, offering a serene, timeless escape far from the usual bustle. Discover the legendary Beng Mealea, a secluded treasure all your own.
Beng Mealea Siem Reap excursion. A fascinating, activity-filled tour across the cultural heritage sites, local communities and natural landscapes. The ability to gain exclusive, expert insights while enjoying luxury transportation and personalized attention helps bring all aspects together into an engaging journey of discovery.
NOTE: The pricing of this Beng Mealea Siem Reap Private Temples Tour is determined by the size of the group rather than the individual.
Beng Mealea Siem Reap Full-Day Tour highlights: Angkor Wat (or Ta Phrom Temple or Banteay Samre Temple) ▷ Banteay Srei ▷ Beng Mealea Temple
- Exploring the lost jungle temple of Beng Mealea with a specialist guide decoding ancient inscriptions and artwork
- Visiting local villages to sample authentic cuisine and hear residents’ personal stories
- Wandering through atmospheric ruins untouched by modernity and imagining vanished kingdoms brought back to life by your insightful private guide
- Flexibility to customize and tweak tour components catering to your unique interests
Private Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour | Key Details
- Location: Angkor National Park
- Duration: 9+ Hours Approximately
- Departure Time: your Hotel lobby: 8:00 AM – 8:10 AM
- Return Time: 6:30 PM (approx.)
- Live Guide: Yes
- Instant Confirmation
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Printed Voucher Accepted
- Pick-Up Service: at the Lobby of your Hotel
- Our exclusive and private Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour is just for your travel party. That means you won’t be herded around with a massive group of strangers. Instead, you’ll have a personal guide dedicated to your small group of up to 12 people. It makes for a more intimate, customized experience as we uncover the mysteries and majesty of Angkor’s ancient temples.
[If your group happens to be larger than 12 people, no worries! Give us a ring or a chat, and we’ll hook you up with a discounted rate. We want everyone to be able to experience the magnificence of Angkor Wat. So, for bigger groups, we’re happy to negotiate a special price that fits your budget. [Just let us know your group size and travel dates, and we’ll put together a rockin’ deal tailored for your crew to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.]
Private Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour – What to Expect
8:00 am – Pick up from your Siem Reap hotel to begin the Beng Mealea Siem Reap Full-Day Tour. Meet your guide and driver and board your private air-conditioned vehicle.
8:30 am – Depart Siem Reap and drive to Angkor Archaeological Park for a quick stop at the Angkor ticket office to get your Angkor tickets. [A quick reminder for your tour: The Angkor tickets can be paid for in cash (US Dollars, Cambodian Riel, Thai Bath, Euro) or by credit card (Discover, Visa, Mastercard, Union Pay, JCB, Diners Club). The entrance fees for the Angkor Archaeological Park depend on the type of admission pass you choose. As of now, there are three types of passes available: a 1-day pass for US$37 (necessary for this tour), a 3-day pass for US$62, and a 7-day pass for US$72. The passes are not refundable, and they are not transferable as the pass owner’s name and photo are printed on the ticket.]
9:00 am – Enter Angkor Archaeological Park. Spend the next 2.5 hours exploring the intricately carved sandstone temples, towers, and bas-reliefs of the iconic 12th century Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument. As part of the Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour, wander through the famous galleried corridors and admire detailed stonework.
11:30 pm – Drive 35km to reach Banteay Srei temple. Wander through the rich red sandstone structures of this 10th century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Admire the ornate carvings still in excellent condition at what is considered the jewel of Angkorian artistry.
Break for lunch in a local restaurant near Angkor (food is not included in the Beng Mealea Siem Reap Full-Day Tour price). Chance to sample authentic Cambodian dishes.
2:30 pm – Back on the road through Cambodian villages and rice paddies. Your guide will point out daily life along the way.
3:30 pm – Arrive at Beng Mealea, the highlight of the tour. Explore this sprawling 12th century temple, largely consumed by jungle over growth. Feel the spirit of adventurers amidst the partially collapsed towers, galleries and ponds. The relief carvings show Hindu myths. Allow 2 hours to take in the magic.
5:50 pm – Begin the drive back to Siem Reap after a rewarding day of discovery on the Beng Mealea Siem Reap Full-Day Tour, seeing the Khmer empire wonders.
6:30 pm / 7:00 pm – Arrive in Siem Reap. Tour concludes with drop off at your hotel.
A local guide who speaks fluent English and has years of experience.
Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour Pricing
Beng Mealea Siem Reap – Angkor Wat with Banteay Srei and Beng Mealea Temple from Siem Reap tour. Displaying the pricing structure for each group size:
What’s Included in the Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour Price?
Beng Mealea Siem Reap Full-Day Tour includes:
✔️ Transportation by luxury minivan to and from your hotel.
✔️ Licensed English-speaking guide.
✔️ Ample Supply of Iced Beverages and Crisp, Chilled Towels.
✔️ Costs assessed by the community at large (aka local taxes).
✔️ Mobile ticket.
✅ Authentic Connections Dive deep into the heart of Cambodia. We arrange personal interactions with locals, making your travel experience richly authentic and deeply memorable.
✅ Cultural Immersion Not just a tour, but a cultural plunge. With My Siem Reap Tours, you’re not just observing; you’re living the Cambodian culture, one-on-one.
✅ Tailored Adventures Your interests, our blueprint. Each tour is customized to fit your curiosity, ensuring an experience that resonates with your personal travel dreams.
✅ Luxurious Comfort Travel in style and comfort. Our private transportation and expert guides add a touch of luxury to your adventure, making every moment enjoyable.
✅ Undiscovered Gems Unearth Siem Reap’s secrets. We take you to places the guidebooks don’t mention, offering unique experiences that set our tours apart.
✅ Sustainable Journey Travel responsibly. We’re committed to sustainable practices that respect the local community and environment, ensuring a positive impact with your visit.
✅ Beat the heat by taking AC transportation between temples. Avoid walking lengthy distances in the hot sun. Our vehicle keeps you hydrated.
What’s Not Included
This Private full-day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour does not include:
✘ All gratuities.
✘ Admission to the Angkor temples. (The charge for a 1-day entry is USD 37 per person – Children under the age of 12 can visit the Angkor Archaeological Park for free. For access into the temples, a valid passport must be presented at the ticket counter. Tickets are not required for children.)
✘ Souvenirs and personal shopping expenses.
Private Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour – What You’ll Do
Escape the ordinary on our most immersive Siem Reap tour. With an expert guide, uncover hidden temple ruins, glimpse local life on the majestic Tonle Sap Lake, and dine at secret spots only insiders know about. This full-day adventure promises insider access and transformative discoveries you won’t find anywhere else.
Exclusivity: VIP Access to Hidden Corners of Cambodia
Our handcrafted tours are the result of years cultivating local connections. We work closely with community leaders, monks, artisans, and historians to curate exclusive experiences beyond the reach of regular tourists. Previous guests have visited private homes of descended royalty, observed sacred rituals inside cliffside pagodas, and explored ancient sites yet undiscovered by guides. This level of behind-the-scenes access allows you to glimpse the true essence of Cambodian heritage.
Customization: Bespoke Itineraries Tailored to Your Interests
We specialize in crafting personalized adventures based on our guests’ unique passions. Our trip planning process starts with an in-depth conversation to understand what experiences spark your curiosity. Do you want to shadow an archaeologist surveying newly discovered artifacts? Track endangered wildlife in untouched jungles? Or achieve spiritual awakening through private blessings by venerated monks? Every detail is curated just for you and brought to life by our network of local experts.
Intimacy: Journey Alongside a Tight-Knit Group
The success of our immersive experiences hinges on keeping groups small and cohesive. We maintain flexibility while also forging meaningful connections that enhance your experience. Meals become engaging discussions; tours feel like adventures with friends. Our 5:1 guest-to-guide ratio also allows us to venture to areas prohibiting large groups, bringing you even closer to heritage sites.
Luxury: Indulge Your Senses with Premium Touches
While our focus is on authenticity, we don’t skimp on comfort. Your private transport and handpicked luxury accommodations provide pampering throughout. Expert local guides add depth with their wealth of knowledge and passion for their homeland. At meals, sample creative dishes from secret eateries only well-connected foodies know about. Our guests rave about special surprises we tuck in between marquee attractions, like private performances from talented artisans.
Discovery: Wander Off the Beaten Path
Having uncovered hidden corners of Cambodia for years, our team excels at trailblazing beyond tourist hotspots. We continuously discover forgotten temples cloaked in jungle overgrowth, riverside villages untouched by modern advancement, cliffside pagodas reachable only by trekking steep slopes. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, we reveal yet another hidden gem. With flexible itineraries, we capitalize on unexpected opportunities to show you secret places you’d never find on your own.
Authenticity: Connect with Cambodian Culture
While many tours provide a surface-level brush with local life, we embed you into the fabric of our culture. Visit Cambodian homes to help cook regional specialties. Witness sacred rituals passed down generations. Explore vibrant neighborhoods hardly glimpsed by regular tourists. Our community connections allow intimate glimpses into time-honored traditions still thriving today. You’ll come away with enduring friendships and a profound connection to this wondrous land.
Sustainability: Supporting Cambodian Communities
We aim to uplift local communities through conscious tourism. Our experiences source talented artisans and entrepreneurs, provide jobs for expert guides, and fund schools and orphanages. We consult with communities themselves to ensure our presence brings mutual benefit. While providing our guests memorable adventures, we strive to preserve cultural heritage and improve livelihoods in the process.
Bespoke Benefits: Catering Your Tour to Unique Interests
While our signature experiences check key boxes like exclusivity and authenticity, we enhance tours further through custom add-ons matching individual interests. Do you want to shadow an archaeologist surveying newly discovered artifacts? Track endangered wildlife in untouched jungles? Achieve spiritual awakening through private blessings by venerated monks? We tap into our network to make your dream adventure a reality.
1 Day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour – Important Information
Please be polite when seeing Angkor temples and visiting ancient sacred sites. Wear a shirt that covers your shoulders, and trousers, knee-length pants, or skirts are acceptable.
Do you cater to dietary restrictions?
Yes, without a doubt. Our tour guide will assist you and recommend places and meals based on your preferences.
How much walking is required?
There are some steps and uneven ground, but nothing too tricky. Over the hours, we walk an average of 2-3 miles through temples. Our van eliminates the need for you to walk between sites and provides you with enough of comfort and air conditioning to refresh.
Is this tour appropriate for children?
We recommend this journey for youngsters aged 12 and over due to the heat, physical demands, and requirement for quiet reverence at temples. We may need to slow down if you have younger children.
Don’t Forget to Bring
➱ Exploring Angkor temples, bring sunscreen to keep your skin safe from the sun!
➱ Bring insect repellent — there are annoying bugs everywhere in Cambodia!
➱ Exploring Angkor temples, we all need to wear comfy walking shoes because there are some lovely walks to do in and around the temples!
Meeting point for your tour departure
1 Day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour Free Pick-up and drop-off Service: meet your driver at your Hotel lobby in Siem Reap.
- We can provide FREE hotel pickup service to ALL of Siem Reap’s city hotels. Remember to include in the check-out notes your hotel or accommodation details.
Pickup takes place between 8:00 and 08:10 a.m.
Because a more accurate time cannot be offered, we recommend that our customers arrive at the hotel lobby by 8:00 a.m.
1 Day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour departs from your Hotel at 8:15 a.m.
Know Before You Go
- You will receive an email confirmation and your tour e-ticket when you book.
- There is no wheelchair access.
- The dress code is casual and laidback. Please be polite when visiting ancient sacred sites.
- It is recommended that you bring swimsuits as well as insect repellant.
- Please dress in layers for all weather conditions.
- Strollers are welcome.
- It is not recommended for travelers who have back problems.
- Travelers must be in decent physical shape.
- Any applicable government tax is included in the pricing.
- All of the above rates are net and in US dollars per group.
- The program schedule is subject to change at any time and without notice.
- The exact times for pick-up and drop-off will be provided via email.
- Because dropping time is dependent on the situation and traffic, it cannot be guaranteed.
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Why Local guides?
Continue in the same direction as our guide. Some people you encounter on vacation will refer to the lovely location you’re visiting as “home.”
- Relax, take your time, and enjoy yourself as you are ready to learn about the local culture and history.
- Prepare to discover and enjoy what most website visitors completely miss out on by simply searching and browsing online.
Frequently Asked Questions About Sanitization
What is the sanitization policy for the 1 Day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour?
- Travelers and workers can use hand sanitizer.
- Regular sanitization of transportation vehicles.
What precautions are being taken to preserve the health and safety of the staff during the 1 Day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour?
- Checks on the staff’s temperature at regular intervals.
- Staff members experiencing symptoms are eligible for a paid leave of absence.
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✅ An Intimate Look at Vanished Kingdoms
Our journey transports you back over a thousand years as we explore relics of the great Khmer Empire.
- Walk through the classical lines of early Angkor Wat and 2 more Angkor Temples like never before, delving into Beng Mealea, an overgrown 12th century temple with crumbling towers, lichen-covered carvings, and silk cotton trees sprouting from weathered sandstone blocks.
- Wandering through the hushed jungle enclosure, the magnificence of its ruined state creates an otherworldly atmosphere.
- Your guide will decode the history and symbolism of intricate bas reliefs still visible amidst tangled roots and foliage. Through their expertise, the past becomes vividly alive.
✅ Flexibility to Customize Your Adventure
One advantage of a private tour is the flexibility to tailor activities to your personal interests.
- Those keen on archaeology can spend more time exploring additional hidden sites with their specialist guide. If interacting with welcoming locals is your top priority, we gladly arrange visits to schools, cottage industries and other community initiatives.
- Nature lovers might opt for scenic cycling routes or a countryside village walk. Every guest has unique interests, so we’re happy to modify components to help you make the most of your limited time in Siem Reap. Just share your special tour requests with us beforehand!
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Private 1 Day Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour is perfect for:
- Adventure Seekers! Calling all adventurous spirits longing to venture beyond the regular tourist trail to uncover hidden jungle temples cloaked in mystery. Trek through lush overgrowth and discover lost worlds at this less-visited Angkor-era marvel.
- Culture Vultures! For travelers craving authentic immersion into enduring Cambodian heritage. Observe intricate Hindu-Buddhist iconography on weathered bas-reliefs to better understand the beliefs of past civilizations still woven into modern culture.
- Photographers! A photographer’s paradise is overflowing with texture, color, and character. Frame epic shots of nature reclaiming crumbling towers, columns, and galleries – it’s Indiana Jones meets Ansel Adams. Few sites offer such visual intrigue.
- Exploration? Absolutely! Our tours are designed to avoid the usual tourist hotspots, offering you a more private and peaceful experience.
- Authentic Cultural Experiences? Yes, we pride ourselves on providing genuine cultural interactions. Our tours connect you with locals for an authentic glimpse into Cambodian life.
- Customized Itineraries? Indeed. We tailor each tour to your preferences, ensuring your journey through Siem Reap is as unique as you are.
- Luxurious and Comfortable? Certainly. Our tours come with private transportation and knowledgeable guides, ensuring comfort and luxury throughout your journey.
- Hidden Gems of Siem Reap? Of course! We specialize in uncovering the lesser-known, secret spots of Siem Reap for a truly unique experience.
- Eco-friendly Tours? Yes, we are committed to sustainable tourism, ensuring our tours are environmentally friendly and beneficial to local communities.
Choosing My Siem Reap Tours means embracing a symphony of experiences tailored uniquely to you!
Private Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour Experience Glossary for Further Reading
The following glossary may help you better understand and appreciate the Beng Mealea Siem Reap Tour Experience:
- A Guide to the Siem Reap Best Kept Secrets Uncover the hidden gems and lesser-known spots of Siem Reap, enhancing your journey with local insights and unique experiences.
- Top 10 Hidden Gems in Angkor Explore the off-the-beaten-path treasures of Angkor, offering an intimate glimpse into the ancient wonders of Siem Reap.
- Explore Siem Reap Countryside Delve into the rural charm of Siem Reap, experiencing the serene beauty and authentic culture beyond the city.
- Crack the Code to Siem Reap Secrets A deep dive into the less explored aspects of Siem Reap, revealing hidden stories and locations that enrich your understanding of the region.
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