The fist visit is Kbal spean,A river of 1000 lingams is at Kbal Spean Mountain. There are several thousands of Lingams carved on the river bed. begins to drive straight Northward through Angkor Archaeological Park passing few temples, andBanteay sreiTemple. Continue driving toKbal Spean. Upon arrivel, our expert guide will take you hiking up through jungle a long a path sandy and climb up rock, trees intertwine some huge natural rock of about one hour, you get to the river which known as theRiver of Thousands Lingams. Get to see several thousand lingams carved on the river bed. The water that flow passes over the lingams believed to become sacred to fertile the rice paddy and people. You will also see a nice carving of god Vishnu reclining on a serpent called Anonta floats himself on a cosmic sea awaiting to a reborn of god Brahma to creating a new world. A long with some carvings of god Shiva riding on sacred bull, Nandy. Bhrama with four faces lies in the river bed. You finally get to see waterfall sprinkling on you giving blessing. Look at the view of many valleys and refresh yourself.
After we visit Kbal Spean Mountain already, we will continue to visit Banteay Srei Templea small pink color sandstone temple known as a jewel and consideras a birth places of Khmer classical art style and architecture.
Banteay Srei templeis located about 37km north of Siem reap and is the most remote of the temples in the Angkor World Heritage Site. Visits to Banteay Srei can be combined with side-trips to Kbal Spean.
Banteay Sreiwas designed by Yajnavaraha, a court official of King Rajendravarman [944-968AD] and the principal Brahmanist instructor ofKing Jayavarman V.Banteay Sreiwas constructed from sandstone, instead of the volcanic laterite commonly used at Angkor, and this material allowed the ancient craftsmen to demonstrate the full scope of their extraordinary stone-carving skills. Virtually every inch of this diminutive temple is covered in carvings of exquisite detail and sharpness.
The size ofBanteay Sreimeans it can become overcrowded when several large tour parties arrive together. An experienced guide can take you during quieter times of the day, allowing you to fully appreciate this gem of classical Khmer architecture.
Then we will transfer back to Siem reap, drop off at hotel.