1Day:Water Fall+Compong Phluk

1Day:Water Fall+Compong Phluk

1Day:Water Fall+Compong Phluk

Driver will come and pick you up at 8:00 am or your preferable time from your hotel and then we will bring you to see the most secret mountain in Cambodia and the birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire, Phnom Kulen mountain. What we can see at the mountain are the most beautiful natural water in Cambodia, Thousand of linga carving under surface of water and Preah Ang Thom, a 16th-century Buddhist monastery for the giant reclining Buddha,the country's largest 16th century Buddstatue.
Break for lunch: After lunch, start to explore the local lifestyle of Cambodian at Kampong Phluk floating village who are living a long bank of the largest lake in South Asia name Tonle Sap lake.

Phnom Kulen has always been of great archaeological, cultural, and religious significance. It is an important pilgrimage site for Cambodian people, and one of the few remaining tropical forests in northwest Cambodia. To Cambodians, Phnom Kulen is famous for its large waterfall and holy sites. The waterfall and the Preah Ang Thom pagoda, with its giant Buddha statue, attract hundreds of visitors a day, even thousands during annual celebrations. For people interested in Angkor’s history, it is supposed to be the birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire, for it was at Phnom Kulen that King Jayavarman II proclaimed independence from “Java” in 802 CE. During the Angkorian era, the relief was known as Mahendraparvata (“Mountain of Great Indra”).To highlight its environmental value and ensure its protection, 37,500 hectares of this mountain range were turned into a protected area in 1993, under the name of Kulen National Park (KNP). It is also where the Siem Reap River, which flows through the whole Angkor temples complex, finds its source. In December 2012, UNESCO recommended that Phnom Kulen be included in the Angkor World Heritage Site.The most famous tourism sites of Kulen are the River of the One Thousand Lingas, the large Buddha of Preah Ang Thom, as well as the stone elephant of Srah Damrei. But there are dozens more temples and rock shelters, in various state of conservation, some of them dating back as far as the Eighth and Ninth Century that are less known though similarly important. Several prehistoric sites have also been located in the natural caves all around the plateau.At odds with all its fascinating features, Phnom Kulen is currently facing many challenges, with a growing population,

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+ Include free service → Cold small water → cold small towel → Hand phone for contact

 

 

Location:Out site Angkor Complex
Price: 75 US dollar
Duration: 1 Day Trip By Lexus
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