Explore the lost temple of Beng Mealea in the lush jungle, the name means “Lake of the lotus”, was constructed in the 12th century by Suryavarman II. Since the temple was built, till then it’s never been touched again. Less touristy wonderful adventure and photo opportunity.
We’re heading out at 8.00am to Beng Mealea temple, locates about 60km away. We drive beautiful countryside and on the way, we taste a few bites of bamboo sticky rice – Cambodian traditional famous snack and observe incense making (seasonal). Continue the journey to the temple, we walk within the lush jungle to explore the lost temple “Beng Mealea”. Since the temple was constructed during the reign of king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century until then it’s never been restored again. It provides wonderful adventure which you’re going to climb over/down the ruined rocks, walking into the gallery to unlock the carvings and its interesting history of the Hindu temple related Angkor time. We then tranquilly capture picturesque photos. Transfer back to hotel.
Please mention the hotel detail when you make the booking so that we can prepare to pick you up from your hotel's lobby. Our tour guide will raise the sign name with your name on it.
When is the best time to visit?
The best time to Beng Mealea is from November to February when the weather is a bit cool and everything looks green, and fresh. Due to the distance, the temple always less touristy. We don’t suggest you to visit the temple in the rainy season, from July to mid of October because it will be very slippery when the rocks get wet.
Dressing code & What to bring along?
Dressing must be appropriately covered shoulders & knees, this is to show your respect to the locals and active sites. Strong footwear is extremely advised for this trip and should bring along hat, sun cream, sunglasses, insect repellent and extra water to dehydrate due to humidity.
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