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What Can You Expect to See On a Private Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Bayon Temple Day Tour in Siem Reap?

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What Can You Expect to See On a Private Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Bayon Temple Day Tour in Siem Reap?

Visiting the world-renowned temples of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and the Bayon Temple on a private day tour in Siem Reap is a worthwhile experience that you should not miss. This private tour is an excellent way to get an in-depth experience of Cambodian culture and history, lessening the chances of having to wait in lines or jostling with crowds.

Located in Siem Reap Province, Angkor Wat is the best-preserved example of Khmer architecture and was built by the ruler Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as a Hindu temple. Angkor Thom, otherwise known as the “Great City,” is the last capital city of tow from the Khmer Empire and was built by Jayavarman VII in the late 12th century. Along with Angkor Wat, these impressive architectural wonders are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Angkor Archaeological Park. With its intricately carved walls and its many towers, Bayon Temple is located within Angkor Thom and is recognized for its many faces. Commemorating the King’s victory over invading armies and honoring his ancestors including his father and mother, some of the faces carved into the stone depict the King himself.

The temples of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom are usually included together in a private tour because they are only a few kilometers apart while Bayon is slightly farther away. Every experienced guide that runs the private tour will be able to share in-depth knowledge about each site’s history, culture, architecture and geography, unfurling interesting facts about these incredible sacred sites. Tour visitors can look forward to an unforgettable experience at each ancient temple.

Why Should You Choose a Private Tour?

While it might be cheaper to join a group tour around the temples, there are several benefits to choosing a private tour – more value for money, save yourself time with no having to wait for other tour members, access to more remote and less crowded sites, entirely personalized catering to you at all times, and most importantly your own comfortable private car together with your own friendly driver-guide who speaks your language. On a typical tour day you can expect to be picked up from your hotel at 7AM roughly, allowing plenty of time to explore the various temples while they are still in complete peace of peace.

The freedom that a private tour brings also means that you have the opportunity to have an intimate experience creating life-long memories. A few hours is all it takes to get an in-depth experience of these ancient architectural wonders, however due to their size the most popular temples can take all day long to explore.

Some elements of a private tour packed full of memorable moments include cruising around Siem Reap while on route to all the sites and alighting from your car when there’s no room for it in certain areas, traveling between each temple by tuk-tuk which is a fun way to explore small villages off the beaten track, sipping on freshly brewed Thai tea or coconut juice at one of the many authentic local stalls, spending more time exploring inside temples taking your time as logs as you like which means time for you to take beautiful photos or simply have time for yourself and do some yoga or mediation at some of peaceful spots around the incredible sites.

The temple grounds are usually quite expansive, since they were built over thousand years ago as investments in architecture meant to last many lifetimes. So if you want to enjoy the whole temples without feeling rushed or missing out on any part of the tour experience then you should definitely book a private day tour instead of joining public tours with large groups of people where there is always limited time.

Benefits of a Private Day Tour

No two days of private exploration at these ancient sites are ever the same, meaning our guests will find something different each visit. Some of the major benefits that you can expect when you book yourself a private day tour of Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Bayon Temple are:

1. Flexibility

When exploring don’t forget that flexibility is key when aiming for an unforgettable experience. Your driver and guide will be able to offer insight at each temple location and suggest interesting spots so that valuable time is spend your time as efficiently as possible. Look forward to enjoying scrumptious local delicacies while taking in stunning views across the wide open spaces scattered with majestic ancient folklore painted on walls. All of this can be achieved with no worries as your guide will know where everything is located inside each temple complex so as not to miss any hidden gems during your visit. Further, when temperatures reach 30C+ most guides prefer their guests take frequent drinking breaks before continuing on to ensure everyone stays hydrated and well catered for at all times.

2. Comfort

We want our guests to experience an enjoyable journey from start to finish so when booking private tours we ensure comfort is included with every package. Enjoy your private day tour in one of our luxury cars fitted with air conditioning as standard for your pleasure and enjoyment throughout the journey, so that there is no need to worry about how you will feel after leaving a temple complex- now that’s a comfortable relief! Your driver will also make refreshment stops along the route to ensure personalized care and cater for all dietary requests such as vegan, vegetarian or special health requirements.

3. Safety

At all times during your private day tour safety is our number one priority which includes traffic safety as well as personal mallocated spaces at each temple site. When visiting certain temple spaces you won’t need to worry about crowds or pickpockets as employees from these companies only hire trustworthy local drivers who will make sure that your belongings are safe and secure throughout your visit. To remain further assured that both your safety and health are in check our partner companies have conducted multiple medical checkups and screenings prior to employing our local driver-guides- protecting you in both body and mind against any possible risks that comes with exploring unknown territories.


A private day tour of Angkor Wat, Angkor Tom and Bayon Temple is an experience unlike any other where travelers have the freedom to explore Cambodia’s culture and history free from hassle points or feeling rushed. GetYourGuide offer’s tours designed with value for money, peace of mind amongst many other exciting benefits yet maintained authentic aspects of any visit such as savoring delicious local food or simply admiring the monuments found at these ancient sacred sites. For intimate experiences with peace and plenty of time for meditation or capturing memories from these places we most definitely recommend booking with GetYourGuide for your private day tour. Book your private day tour now!

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What Can You Expect to See On a Private Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Bayon Temple Day Tour in Siem Reap?

Experience Adventure Like Never Before: Book Your Tour Today!