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1 Day Koh Ker & Beng Mealea Tour

Visit two unique temples a little way off the beaten track.

Code: 114

Duration: 1 Day

Pick Up Time(s): 7am / 8am

Pick Up: Hotel

1 – 2 PAX


Per Group

3 – 5 PAX


Per Group

6 – 8 PAX


Per Group

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Tour Overview

On this one-day tour, we’ll take you to go and see two of the most unique temples in Cambodia. Both are located outside of Siem Reap town and there will be a few hours driving to reach our destination and return to Siem Reap.

Koh Ker is an amazing complex featuring many temples. The largest temple is Prasat Thom which is a 7-tiered pyramid style temple. On this tour, we will visit the larger and more important temples in the complex. It doesn’t look like any other temple built by the Khmer and this has led to some experts to believe that maybe the Khmer had some extraterrestrial help when building this temple. We will spend a few hours exploring the pyramid and surrounding area. The whole temple is sat in the middle of dense jungle and due to its location, you won’t find thousands of tourists here. You can explore Koh Ker in relative peace and quiet.

Koh Ker is made up of around 50 smaller temples around a large baray. Koh Ker was briefly the capital city of the Khmer Empire and is a large site to explore.

We’ll also see Beng Mealea which was once a temple located on an ancient highway connected the main temples of Angkor to Preah Khan in Kampong Svay. Nowadays, you’ll see some stunning ruins which look similar to Angkor Wat. Beng Mealea is a large temple, but still dwarfs in size when compared to the world-famous Angkor Wat. Beng Mealea is a unique temple in Cambodia because the jungle has literally grown through the middle of the structure. Trees and other foliage slowly took over Beng Mealea as it was abandoned in the 15th century.

Tour Highlights


Visit the Extraterrestrial Koh Ker!


Get Away from the Crowds at Angkor


See an ancient replica of Angkor Wat!

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Tour Itinerary

  • 10:30am – 12pm: Koh Ker
  • 12pm – 1pm: Lunch
  • 2:30pm – 4pm: Beng Mealea
  • 5pm: Back to Hotel
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Tour Guide

Professional & Experienced Tour guide

Cold Water

You’ll need it in the hot sun!


Vehicle that fits the group size.

Doesn’t Include


Food & Drink

Food & Drink not provided except cold water.

Sunrise Tour

There is an added surcharge to see the sunrise.

Personal Expenses

You are responsible for all your own personal expenses.

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Tour Information

Number of People

1 – 8 people

Pickup & Dropoff

Pickup & Drop off at your hotel or anywhere in Siem Reap.


This tour operates every day of the year

Other Optional Activities

Buffet Dinner with Khmer Traditional Dance at Kulen 2 Restaurant

Cambodian Phare Circus

Quad Bike

Angkor Zip Line

Water Blessing at a Buddhist Monastery

See all attractions.

Visitor Advice

What to Wear You won't be allowed entrance to the temples unless you are wearing clothes which cover your knees and shoulders. Revealing clothes are not allowed inside the temple grounds. Wear light and loose-fitting clothes to help and keep you cool during the hot afternoons. You should also bring a raincoat in the rainy season as rain can break out at any time.

Ticket Costs

Angkor Temple Passes

1 Day = $37 ( in 2022, it can be used for 2 consecutive days)

3 Day = $62 ( in 2022, it can be used for 5 days within 1 week)

7 Day = $72 (must be used within 1 month)

Beng Mealea

Angkor temple pass is required, no need to buy another one.

Koh Ker

$10 per person

Phnom Kulen

$20 per person

Boat Ride

$18 each for group of 1-2 pax, $14 each for bigger group.

Angkor National Museum

$12 per person

Landmine Museum

$5 per person

Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre

$5 per person

Preah Vihear

Ticket = $10 per person. Truck to go up mountain $25 per group.

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